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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Héy Stardancer, thank you for the advice ... when i readed your advice, i had an small Homer Simpson moment " dowwww " why didn't i think about this early'r.

Okay an small update ... recieved a 3D print part: ... 3D Rules !!!
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



... not what it should be, but we (i) getting closer.



... some extra putty & sanding need to be done.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



... w.i.p.

have to made the outside console
feets
glue the rebel crest on the bottom
putty
sanding
painting
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PostPosted: Sun May 07, 2017 6:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



... still busy with it, the weather was on my side so i could go outside to glue.



... bend aluminium for the bottom, but i'm out of glue, so tomorrow i wll go to the store.



... this part is almost finished, have to cut of some pvc, and do some sanding (finishing).
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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 7:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

+ +

... went today to the store after epoxy, but they where out, tomorrow, they will have it back in stock.

So i prepared the console that hang outside.

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... it need just an small adjustment to make it fit to this type of bucket.

I have printed at this company: http://www.labrat.be/
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 7:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote









Up to the next step ...



... preparing for primer-painting-varnish
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

wow! we might need to make this a tutorial at some point.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stardancer, thank you ... " blush " ... but this build ain't perfect, there are things i could do better.

Any how, today ... sanding time, few days ago i brushed resin/epoxy on the bucket + black ink.

For those who want to use resin/epoxy, mix first the ink + resin and add after the mix the hardener, and if you can get you hands on it, ask for slow hardener, it's easy'r to work with.

Sanded in three steps first with 100 - 120 - 330 ...
This is the result:




Next step will be a primer, and sanding.

As i written before, it ain't perfect, it's a learning proces, did things i never did, worked with tools i didn't know how to use, ... i know 3D printers will slowly take over.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

one step closer to the end
went today pick up my wig, and moustache is for next week Smile









... it looks better on my (big) head then on this smaller rice cookie head.
But the end is near ...
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

... this is the primer is used, i bought it at KNS (Roeselare, Belgium), i was advised by the owner of the shop to use this, and to be honest ... after testing/using i love/like this product.








... the build ain't perfect, sorry for that.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

... i must be the gods of valhalla greatfull, for offering the last few days a lot of sunshine, so i could paint a lot.

















... at this moment, it's finito. It ain't perfect, but i'm pleased with the results. Also since i'm diabetic and blurry vision, i did my best.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://youtu.be/kb3YIezHcM8

... add two of these in the bucket:



https://www.artikel4you.nl/Webwinkel-Product-144992471/10-LED-kleurrijke-Waterproof-Dompelpomp-partij-licht-met-afstandsbediening.html ... you can buy these on different websites.

This is also my very first mp3 player i bought, the speaker ain't white didn't have them anymore at Euroshop (Roeselare), but orange is the rebel color :p Viva La Rebelion ...

Sorry, for the clumsy clip, it's filmed with a webcam ... it's just to show off.

These are the four traks (at this moment) on the mp3 player:

https://youtu.be/9TqIAwRyvmk
https://youtu.be/koGnKZxRL-c
https://youtu.be/bsmR3gH3Vao
https://youtu.be/3f7mdjVMC3E

... next step finish the mustache Smile and ready to troop.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

... sorry for the pictures, i wanted to update, but it seems photobucket is not longer free.

i'm removing older pictures, in the hope to get back into the free zone, if not i will need to find another hosting.

Sorry for the inconveniences.

To my opinion is photobucket nots, asking 399 dollar for one year.
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