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    Jul 8, 2003, 11:06 AM - Re: UP DATE. RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project #51

    Hi all i have some new pics of how they are coming along. I will be doing the middle ribbed section at the end of the week. Hopefully do the brass cone this week. Here are the pics.



    Thanks.

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    Jul 9, 2003, 8:48 AM - Re: UP DATE. RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project NEW PIC #52

    Looking great, I would love to see the missile on UK Scout's gauntlet when finished for size comparison.
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    Jul 9, 2003, 9:20 AM - Re: UP DATE. RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project #53

    Looking good, RussRep.

    FYI--When you post an image, you might want to leave out any spaces in the filename. Some browsers (Netscape) may not be able to display an image with spaces in the filename. You might consider using an underscore "_" or dash "-" instead of a space.
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    Jul 10, 2003, 3:39 AM - Re: UP DATE. RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project #54

    Thanks hammerhead. Just to let let know that i will be working on the Brass cone next so some more pics soon.
    Russ.
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    Jul 10, 2003, 10:43 AM - Re: UP DATE. RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project NEW PIC #55

    Russ,

    Looking good! Nice work due. I'm interested...

    Stay safe.

    Tim.

    Oh and thanks anyways for the custom info help.
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    Jul 10, 2003, 3:12 PM - Re: UP DATE. RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project NEW PIC #56

    Hi mate no problem! Should have some more pics soon.
    Russ.
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    Jul 11, 2003, 10:53 AM - Re: UP DATE. RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project NEW PIC #57

    Hi Guys just a quick up date all is going fine machined the ribs to day heres the pics. On monday i will be turning up the brass cone i will keep my fingers crossed i should have them finished on wednesday!!!!But i will keep you all posted.


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    Russ.

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    Jul 11, 2003, 1:11 PM - Re: UP DATE.RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project RIBSDONE #58

    Can you show a pic of the finished one and show us how it attaches to the gaunt? I don't see a "base" on it like the resin ones.

    Wes
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    Jul 11, 2003, 1:13 PM - Re: UP DATE.RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project RIBSDONE #59

    russ,

    looking realy good and cant wait to see the finished brass cone done next week.

    Cant wait to my hands on the finished gaunt missle, great job

    cheers

    neil
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    Jul 11, 2003, 11:08 PM - Re: UP DATE.RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project RIBS #60

    I can't tell by looking at your pics, Russ, but did you make the ribbing go all the way around the missle? If so, you did more work that necessary. There should only be six ribs total without any on the bottom section.
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    Jul 12, 2003, 5:14 AM - Re: UP DATE.RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project RIBSDONE #61

    Hi Mate yes the ribs go all the way round but i have not drilled or taped any holes yet.
    Russ.
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    Jul 14, 2003, 10:28 AM - Re: UP DATE.RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project RIBSDONE #62

    Hi all just to let people know who are interested in the missile that i started the brass cone to day i should have some pics tomorrow.
    Russ.
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    Jul 14, 2003, 2:00 PM - Re: UP DATE.RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project RIBS #63

    bobafettish, I thought I understood the design of the ribs, but maybe I don't. What do you mean when you say,

    "There should only be six ribs total without any on the bottom section." ??

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    Jul 14, 2003, 3:44 PM - Re: UP DATE.RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project RIBSDONE #64

    Same here. I have machined the ribs all the way round. But i am leaving the drilled taped holes till they are finished. Just in case some wants bigger or smaller holes!
    I should have some new pics tomorrow.
    Russ.
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    Jul 14, 2003, 4:13 PM - Re: .RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project CONE BEING DONE #65

    The only visible ribs on the ROTJ MoM exhibit are the six on top. If you look closely, the bottom (underside) of the rocket is smooth, to make it easier to glue/screw onto the gauntlet.



    So by grooving the entire thing, Russ, you did more work than really needed. But what GREAT work it is!

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    Jul 14, 2003, 4:19 PM - Re: .RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project CONE BEING DONE #66

    Cheers mate. As long as you guys dont have any probs attaching it, It will be fine.
    Russ.
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    Jul 14, 2003, 4:28 PM - Re: .RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project CONE BEING DONE #67

    Actually, it appears there are two wider ribs at the sides of the bottom, as shown in the above photo, but the absolute bottom appears to be flat with no ribs. I'll dig up the pics.

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    Jul 14, 2003, 9:45 PM - Re: .RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project CONE BEING DONE #68

    Russ,

    Looking very very nice! You do awesome work!

    Stay safe.

    Tim.
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    Jul 15, 2003, 10:02 AM - Re: .RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle project CONE BEING DONE #69

    Thanks Tim. Hi guys i have some new pics for you i finished the brass cone to day here are the pics i hope you like them. They will be finished in the next 3-4 days!!



    Russ.
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    Jul 15, 2003, 10:42 AM - Re: RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle projectNEW PICS CONE #70

    WOW! Great job on the cone, man! And it appears the holes are lined up nicely and all the same size. Only a small part left to do, eh?

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    Jul 15, 2003, 10:45 AM - Re: RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle projectNEW PICS CONE #71

    Hi batninja thanks man i have spent alot of time on these missiles ! Yes just the last piece to do should be all done in the next 3-4 Days.
    Russ.
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    Jul 15, 2003, 12:56 PM - Re: RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle projectNEW PICS CONE #72

    So how many ribs are there total on yours, Russ? Not to sound like a broken record either, but what kind of price range are we looking at for one of these?
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    Jul 15, 2003, 2:43 PM - Re: RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle projectNEW PICS CONE #73

    Hi mate i have done the ribs all the way round. But i still have not drilled or tapped any holes for you to attach. I was going to put 4mm tapped holes but i am going to wait and see what people want . For 1 missile shipped will be $174 . I've machined 6 which 2 are sold so i have 4 left. If you are in UK Total price P+P is 105. The missiles will be finished in 3-4 days i will be doing a first come first serve basis, I also will be starting other batch of 6 missiles in a few weeks. Any questions please get in touch.
    Many thanks
    Russ cambareng@hotmail.com
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    Jul 16, 2003, 7:24 PM - Re: RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle projectNEW PICS CONE #74

    Looks great Russ! Any chance you could give us the length of the missle? It might help to see where you arrived at for some of us trying to fit it in our gauntlets.

    Also,will you be making these for a while?

    Steve
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    Jul 17, 2003, 3:04 AM - Re: RussRep's aluminum gauntlet missle projectNEW PICS CONE #75

    Hey Russ,

    I have send an email and it would be great to get a fast answear.

    Best regards
    Guido Tk-4140
    501st. German-Garrison

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