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    OCD, a Hydraulic cylinder was brought up early...

    OCD,

    a Hydraulic cylinder was brought up early on. I think it may have been nixed for cost/ size constraints but I maybe mistaken about that as well.
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    Guys, Here's a nice article on jacket molds...

    Guys,
    Here's a nice article on jacket molds. The mask is shown as a 2 part mold. But really the difference between 2 parts and 10 are just more time and clay. You will also note he removed the nose...
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    Ok, I think everyone is over thinking this a...

    Ok,
    I think everyone is over thinking this a bit. Tack the two side plate together (like back to back) drill the hole through both at the same time. Now get a bit of pipe the same diam as the holes...
  4. If it's just high in spots you can try and relax...

    If it's just high in spots you can try and relax the area's with a Torch. the low area's heat with torch and cool with wet rag.(I might have that backwards....I don't do it that much) (these are old...
  5. If the rod missed the limit switch.... One of two...

    If the rod missed the limit switch.... One of two things happened. The top of the rod is too small or the limit switch toggle plate is too small.... Easy fix MAKE THEM BIGGER!!

    The pinned nuts...
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    Ok, I've spent like 2 minutes looking at this and...

    Ok, I've spent like 2 minutes looking at this and I Think Bobs is on to something (the man does run a business making car parts, and one(ish) off custom parts). You could take the frame you have now...
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    If you check out their website (linked in above...

    If you check out their website (linked in above comment) there is a section below what I posted here that says it can be used with brush plating. I think I saw another product somewhere that was like...
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    I've never plated Aluminum but the company I get...

    I've never plated Aluminum but the company I get my plating supplies from has a pretty good website. (I am not affiliated with Caswell in anyway, just a happy customer) Here's what they have to say...
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    A little crushed Charcoal on the top.... or soda...

    A little crushed Charcoal on the top.... or soda glass, or a lid. All form a layer on top of the melt to help keep things in and O2 out. But if you get it too hot the zinc is going to vaporize no...
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    Also when the propane gets much over I think...

    Also when the propane gets much over I think 20-21% it will not ignite properly. It really amazing how narrow the window is on getting it to burn well.
  11. vibert, your comments was right. I think razor...

    vibert,
    your comments was right. I think razor was hoping that the motor was spinning one direction because the designer had built in a set of diodes to make it do that.... (it would ave been easy...
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    If you're going to keep your molds in a "library"...

    If you're going to keep your molds in a "library" leave an extra wax pull in them when you store them. It helps in keeping the silicone from sagging or shrinking in quite so much. just make sure you...
  13. Snubber diodes are also built into the controls...

    Snubber diodes are also built into the controls on some designs. Not all control designs need them.

    Snubbers are used to control the back EMF caused by the collapse of the magnetic field in the...
  14. If you bore the center hole of the spinny...

    If you bore the center hole of the spinny disk(mounting hole). Make a mandrel that fits the bore with a threaded hole in the center retain the spinny disk with bolt and washer then turn the outside...
  15. 3-5mA sounds about right for the different LED...

    3-5mA sounds about right for the different LED types. Red one normally light @ about 1.5V the Blue (green,UV,white) light at about 3V. @ 500Ma they get Really Really Bright.....but only for a split...
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    Dave maybe onto something with the small hydro...

    Dave maybe onto something with the small hydro setup. You could do it with a manual pump if speed isn't a main factor. Anyway you open it you should weld in a hard stop so the lid can't go over 90...
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    I'm not sure I could add more than Kelly did. But...

    I'm not sure I could add more than Kelly did. But I second the Lock open heck I'd call it a safety latch. The latch needs to be made so that it can't be released under load. That way it can't be...
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    donk, Some of those chips coming off the...

    donk,

    Some of those chips coming off the Aluminum bar in the final video looked like good heavy cuts, and the aluminum looks a bit gummy but the shaper knocks it out and makes it look easy!
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    Catus, I love the Dinos! you also have a...

    Catus,

    I love the Dinos! you also have a little unicorn factory going there too.

    You can pickup a "portable band saw" from the Horrible Freight for $99 (with coupon) There are a bunch of...
  20. When your playing with oxygen.... Just remember...

    When your playing with oxygen.... Just remember in a pure oxygen environment...Even Asphalt is an explosive! you may not have to add as much O2 to do what your talking about as you think. But If your...
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    Donkey, That old girl is a beauty!! Once you...

    Donkey,

    That old girl is a beauty!! Once you get her running I think she will serve you well!!
  22. Nice Work!! Once all the Wires are ran you might...

    Nice Work!! Once all the Wires are ran you might want to figure out a cap for the end of that rail...Just to keep all the debris out of the tube (or around dee-bees those mud dobbers love tubes!)
    ...
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    Counter weights or Springs. A torsion spring...

    Counter weights or Springs. A torsion spring integrated into the hinge might be possible.
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    I've heard of the the followers called odd sides...

    I've heard of the the followers called odd sides as well (MyFordBoy??) not sure which one is "Correct" or if they both are (one side of the pond vs the other).

    For one off's I've just used my...
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    When heated to the proper temperature Carbon...

    When heated to the proper temperature Carbon burns, ok really in this case it oxidizes rapidly. It just takes heat carbon and oxygen. It's not even that the atmosphere in the furnace is an oxidizing...
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