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Death from Above

Discussion in 'Modding Worklogs' started by mad_mic3, Aug 29, 2015.

  1. Ma Baker

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    Have you actually recorded how many hours this is taking you? It seriously would be priceless. :thumbup:
     
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    the hours put in by all become irrevalant if it puts a smile on the recipient good causes face:thumbup:
     
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    I'll post up a couple more pic's in a couple of days;)
     
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    Nose Job

    Hi Everyone

    A couple of pic’s

    Mounting tabs resined in place


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    The machined step was so when I fibreglass the mounting tab they are all secure & not easily dislodged


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    Some masking tap was placed over the drilled & tapped holes to protect them, i'll scrape / sand it off


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    Weapons mounts getting some treatment


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    Sanded out some recesses to mount some alloy strip, these will be drilled & tapped so I can mount the weapons


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    Some layers of matting & resin, the alloy strips were hot glued in place prior


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    All sanded up to shape & ready for further shaping


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    Still need to remove some material so the hatch cover can flip open;)


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    3 screws are what hold the cam covers on / in place


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    Trial fitting of the cam in the cam cut-out / recess


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    Still need to trim out the inner corner bits


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    + add a little bit of filler


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    Back view detail pic


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    Till next update, thanx's for looking

    mad_mic3:)
     
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    I'll post up some pics mid week;)
     
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    Hell's snapped a picture of you coming out of the shed..

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    :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    lol all its missing is the beanie & mullet hair:thumbup:
     
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    Hi Everyone

    Let’s see what’s been happening

    A recess to allow movement of the cam cable


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    left line = clear for hatch flip up
    right line = small clearance radius


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    just a side profile pic


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    checking cam clearances


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    enough clearance for paint


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    Fip the hatch pic


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    sanded of the resin on the m/b tray mounts


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    Proto typing a different exhaust cover


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    It don't make me tingle, so on the bench it goes


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    Let the shaping begin


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    better cut out the 1st design, round tube bit


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    showing the cut out section, the exhaust will be a bolt on cover


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    time to start applying the fibreglass layers;)


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    Thanx's for looking:)

    mad_mic3;)
     
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    Looking good :thumbup:
     
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    Thanx's Ma;)
     
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    I had my first experience working with body filler/fglass and all that fun stuff over the weekend making a custom gauge pod for my car.
    I now have a much greater respect for what your doing here! great work
     
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    Thanx's cesario, bog work is fun at times:)
     
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    A truly epic project that's shaping up amazingly and for a great cause, great work mate! :thumbup:

    FYI, my life’s been dedicated to supporting vulnerable and at need young people, so huge respect to efforts like this.
     
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    Thanx's Deano, its a group effort:thumbup:
     
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    More Fab Work

    Hi Everyone

    Been working on the hardware setup

    Originally I was going to mount some small fans under the m/b tray, Buttttt


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    I decided to allow the rad fan & video card fan to move air around, in an effort to make it as quiet as possible


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    I/o back plate mount to m/b setup


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    Harddrive / SSD mount plate


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    ive added a place for a 2nd ssd/ 2.5' drive


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    Ive already made a Rad mount plate, just need to check the clearances & get a mounting point made with all the above sitting in situ

    Till next update, Thanx’s for looking;)

    mad_mic3:)
     
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    holy crap, thats compacted nicely!

    :thumbup: awesome job!
     
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    Thanx's Kev:thumbup:
     
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    Top work everyone involved then!! :thumbup:

    That's what I thought! :eek: :D
     
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    Hi Everyone

    Just a couple more bits

    This pic shows how the rad will sit once in place


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    In situ


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    Mark the position so it can be channelled out


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    Channelled out, alloy plate glassed in, i'll drill & tap it out l8tr

    "Red Line" is where the cables will pass thru body
    i'll put a fan grill on the rad fan so the cables cant get worn from the rad fan;)


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    allowing rad clearance on the top cover


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    trimmed the glass edges & started another section surface


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    Thanx's for looking:)

    mad_mic3;)


    Ps: IF anyone can help out with another 2.5" "spin drive or ssd" & 3 20cm/200mm sata cables let me know:)
     
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    Hi Mic,

    I have a pile of Blue 23cm SATA cables, and a handful of 320Gb 2.5" Spin HDD's if you'd like?

    Jeremy
     

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