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May 06, 2012, 03:36 PM
Stirring the pot
johannlochner's Avatar
Not much going on here as far as the build goes....

I sliced off the rough open end. (And covered myself in dust!)
You can see the build lay-up of the mould with the sand/resin fill.
Almost...
Fossil like!
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May 07, 2012, 04:36 PM
Stirring the pot
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The stop end has been filled...
A bit rough, but the lay-up won't extend to the back.
It's simply there to form support for the inflation bladder once under pressure.
I'l leave it like that for the time being, as I need to move on to the main fuz!

The moulds have been buffed, and are looking pretty good!
Now the shine comes out Chris!

I must say that if I had to critisize...
I think the moulds were stripped too soon, as the one half has slight weave print though.

Adam recommends that you leave it for seven days.
I'll check it out on a casting, and if need be, I'll sand/buff it out later!
May 08, 2012, 12:46 AM
scratch build everything
DudleyLeRoux's Avatar
Looking awesome Johann.
May 09, 2012, 04:07 PM
certified insomniac
oooh ahaaaa !!!!!!!
May 12, 2012, 02:16 PM
Stirring the pot
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Originally Posted by ziggx View Post
oooh ahaaaa !!!!!!!
Hehehe
Welcome to the magic school bus Ziggx!

We'll have to dream up something other than golf balls!

This last week was filled with unexpected shizzle!
But,
I'll try and speed it up somewhat!
May 13, 2012, 03:13 AM
scratch build everything
DudleyLeRoux's Avatar
go Johann go!
May 13, 2012, 05:28 AM
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just love your build threads johan
keep the eye candy coming
May 13, 2012, 02:12 PM
Fly fast, Dont crash.
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thats some serious nut and bolt action you got there J! steel girders too!

propper belt and braces this time around
May 13, 2012, 02:27 PM
Just fly it!
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Dang! I've been missing the action!

Looking good.

Adam
Who hopes that he can build some slopers again.......
May 13, 2012, 09:59 PM
"I want more air time!"
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Originally Posted by johannlochner View Post
Hehehe
Welcome to the magic school bus Ziggx!

We'll have to dream up something other than golf balls!

This last week was filled with unexpected shizzle!
But,
I'll try and speed it up somewhat!
Looks like my press that I made for myself years ago. I just pulled them out of storage.
Nice work!
May 13, 2012, 10:04 PM
Building with TLAR precision
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Originally Posted by johannlochner View Post
Hehehe

But,
I'll try and speed it up somewhat!
So... has anyone on PE noticed the missing bridge?
Or did you only steal every other girder?

-= Dave
May 20, 2012, 07:56 AM
Stirring the pot
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Father, it's been a week since my last
Quote:
confession
posting!
I have used language all day!!

I did get rather frustrated trying to make inflation bladders!
I've settled on a black bin type bag.... Not perfect, but seems to be holding under pressure.
There is some minor hissing emanating from the mould, and the pump cycles every 10 minutes or so.
I currently have it set at 45psi and holding thumbs!
No bang yet!
May 20, 2012, 04:13 PM
Stirring the pot
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I "popped" the mould and I have a.....
Fish-head!
I'll learn as I go along.
There were three cotton strings in the lay-up that were to short to pull thru,
It will serve it's purpose however.
The plug has to be adjusted for fitment and shaping.

Now to get rid of all the other sundry builds!
May 20, 2012, 09:05 PM
Building with TLAR precision
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Nice, Johann! I don't know... are the strings just to hold the bladder in place til you the 'sandwich' is made? Did you leave the strings in the whole time? Can you post a link to the DLG thread?

-= Dave
May 20, 2012, 11:35 PM
.....till the wind drops.
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You forgot to tell us the juicy part J!..... ;-)


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