Discussion in 'Modding Worklogs' started by Saate, Mar 29, 2012.
that would be really handy, imagine panel beaters using giant tooth brushes to polish cars.
Dingostolemyghz's "tooth brush never lets him down"
Used the bandsaw to cut out a few pieces of 3mm black acrylic, the same size as the mounts:
Once the reservoir outlet is lined up with the radiator I need to cut and polish up another small straight piece of copper to bridge this gap:
She looks pretty rough:
First step is to debur and file down the sharp outside edges:
Sanding with 400ish grit to remove the rough stuff:
Stepping up to finer sandpaper, 1000 and 1500:
Brown then blue polishing compounds:
I have to apologise for posting lots of pics of the polishing, but its something I've really been enjoying and the polished pieces are really something to behold. The camera doesn't do them justice really, tried a few extra shots and I think these ones demonstrate the quality of the finish:
Next! Reservoir to CPU Block, although its a short length it was a complicated one to figure out as it has two bends - the main 90 degree and a smaller 20 degree right before terminating at the point it enters the reservoir.
Here's the piece, you can see the smaller bend on the left:
Sanded and polished with brown compound, which you can see in the pic:
That's all for this update, hope you guys are well I'm in Moyobamba, Peru at the moment and enjoying the trip. I got to eat ants the other night, a delicacy here, and saved a shot for you guys. Not bad!
Looking sexy, really like the look of those polished pipes!
One thing I noticed is that the deburring is not really completed...
It really should be tapered (bevelled) up inside there, rather than having that daggy looking edge. And the outside's ending up pretty rough too, from where you're filing it.
You're obviously using a pipe cutter - doesn't it have the inbuilt deburring thingy that flips out of the side of it (after your press the button to release it)?
Are you trying to debur using a dremel or something? Go and buy yourself one of these thingies - they are "double-enders" so they do both inside and outside of the tube perfectly:
They are cheaper if you import one from the UK or USA (about $8.50), but it's hardly worth the wait just to save $3 or so.
http://www.amazon.com/Ridgid-29983-...&qid=1355642696&sr=8-2&keywords=ridgid+reamer is much better.
Yeah, of course it is - but that one is like 4 TIMES the price. I'm sure I could find a $400 deburring tool that would be even better again - but that is kind of silly, don't you think?
hardened steel vs plastic..will last 400 times longer too
I am really quite surprised no one has raised the possibility of having your own thigh bone shaped into the required tool. The benefit would be that you could always have the required tool on hand, the drawbacks however would include bone growth having to be accounted for, the pipes would get smaller as the years go past, etc...
another plus would be a new orifice. Couldn't hurt right (beyond the physical pain, ofc...)
Yeah, that will be a significant benefit when Saate is building his 800'th loop
PS: The blades of the cheapy are hardened steel, it's only the housing that is plastic (vs Aluminium for the Ridgid one)
But both are much stronger than bone. (reminds me to go and check on those massive thigh bones rods http://forums.overclockers.com.au/showthread.php?p=14977812)
Arrived in Cuzco last night and resting up before a tour filled next couple of days, will get around to replying to posts later but thought I'd post the next episode:
just did the same thing irl
Click to view full size!
Pieceofchance is fucked now! She's got super powers, boobs and she's pissed as all hell... Poor bastard doesn't stand a chance!
there is always hypnotism via wang dance followed by make up secks?
Sorry guise. Not really sure what I was thinking. It seemed like a good idea at the time.
Anyone know what size Allan key is needed for the two in/out fittings on the heatkiller 680 waterblocks? I need to switch them around and before I left on holiday realised the ones I had were all too small, the manual isn't too forthcoming either so figured its worth asking before I order a set of larger ones only to discover its a 'special' key that I was supposed to get etc
These are the ones I'm talking about in case it jogs your memory:
Was up at 4:30am today to head up to Machu Picchu, pretty awesome experience waiting in Aguascalientes now for our train back to Cusco in 2 hours, so might start writing up the next update