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    Feb 23, 2006, 4:18 PM - Another gauntlet progress thread. #1

    I've been workin on my ruffkin's today finally. Here's where I'm at. Masking and misting is done. Still needs detail work and dull coating.
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    Feb 23, 2006, 4:34 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #2

    So my nice sunny day just turned into this, I think I'll pack everything inside and finish painting another day
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    Feb 23, 2006, 4:55 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #3

    aww man that sucks i know how u feel, where i live it can be sunny for a bit then a whole bunch of wind will come along and blow dust at ur newly painted stuff.

    Good job so far. Are u just doing the top halfs?
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    Feb 23, 2006, 5:17 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #4

    I'm doing the whole thing, the rest is still silver and waiting for good weather.
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    Feb 23, 2006, 5:18 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #5

    AWWW quit your complaining guys!!!! At least you don't have to worry about your paint freezing up or getting snow all over your stuff when you spray!!! Nice start on those gauntlets btw
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    Feb 23, 2006, 6:59 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #6

    You've got a point man. I lived in Minnesota for a short period of time so I know what you mean. Today was the warmest day in a while so I decided to try to paint some. Last week was in the teens to the negatives and I didn't get a whole lot done. Oh well. I'll get it done sometime.
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    Feb 23, 2006, 7:26 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #7

    Added the left gaunlet led. Sorry bad pic.
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    Feb 23, 2006, 8:10 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #8

    Looking good D509!
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    Feb 23, 2006, 10:29 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #9

    Thanks man. More pics tomorow.
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    Feb 24, 2006, 9:52 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #10

    Well, I'm not going to post pictures of this because it's gross. But last night I should have just gone to bed instead of busting out the dremel. I was working on a piece to hold my flamethrower nozzles together when the dremel slipped and cut deep into my index finger. Blood everywhere! But let me tell you, I'm sure glad I had some superglue in my toolbox next to me! Works like a champ on cuts.
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    Feb 24, 2006, 9:55 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #11

    Quote digital509 said:
    But last night I should have just gone to bed instead of busting out the dremel. I was working on a piece to hold my flamethrower nozzles together when the dremel slipped and cut deep into my index finger. Blood everywhere! .
    you should know better than to bust out the dremel while Fear&Loathing in Las Vegas is playing

    seriously glad you are ok.
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    Feb 24, 2006, 10:04 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #12

    Here's the flamethrower attached without the bottom and the nozzles just sitting in there.
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    Feb 24, 2006, 10:05 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #13

    Quote Gonzo Fett said:
    you should know better than to bust out the dremel while Fear&Loathing in Las Vegas is playing

    seriously glad you are ok.
    This was after the movie, but before the chocolate milk and toast.
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    Feb 24, 2006, 10:26 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #14

    Quote digital509 said:
    Blood everywhere! But let me tell you, I'm sure glad I had some superglue in my toolbox next to me! Works like a champ on cuts.
    Superglue fixes everything!

    I've done that before too. Works better than a Band-Aid. Glad you are OK though!
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    Feb 24, 2006, 10:39 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #15

    what did you use as ends on your flamethrower nozzles?
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    Feb 24, 2006, 10:42 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #16

    Quote Kivas said:
    what did you use as ends on your flamethrower nozzles?
    Coaxial connectors which you can get from Radio Shack:

    http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...entPage=search
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    Feb 24, 2006, 11:54 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #17

    excellent... thanks much.
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    Feb 24, 2006, 11:58 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #18

    Looking good there 509.
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    Feb 25, 2006, 4:55 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #19

    keep it up!!
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    Feb 25, 2006, 10:44 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #20

    cool work digital! keep it up!
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    Feb 25, 2006, 10:46 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #21

    had a minor mishap while working on the left gaunt. the silver paint marker i was using "exploded" while i was doing some detailing, there's now a little more weathering on the flamethrower then planned. just about done tho, pics in the next couple days. i hate working full time.
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    Feb 25, 2006, 10:47 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #22

    Quote bigsexyc420 said:
    aww man that sucks i know how u feel, where i live it can be sunny for a bit then a whole bunch of wind will come along and blow dust at ur newly painted stuff.
    I live somewhere at the south, where it's usually sunny. it's really rare to have rain at where i live, about 5-6 showers per year, if that's a long time. thats why i love rainy days. I guess i'm lucky!
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    Feb 27, 2006, 3:25 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #23

    Couldn't sleep. Wired up the nozzles with some super bright LEDs.
    The right gauntlet is wired up for a RC RF. I'll take pics when the install is clean.
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    Feb 27, 2006, 10:06 AM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #24

    Oh yeah, and speaking of the RC RF, if anyone has found a site with a good servo for the helmet (other than what's already been discussed) please let me know.
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    Feb 27, 2006, 12:08 PM - Re: Another gauntlet progress thread. #25

    very very cool!!!!!!

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