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  1. shabad's Avatar
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    Aug 16, 2009, 7:08 AM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #76

    Looks brilliant M2! You've moved away from the beveled edge and those look really great. Even on these small pictures the craftsmanship is obvious. I think double sided is the way to go.

    I'm looking forward to getting a couple sets of these mounts and the brackets and heck, everything you make.
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    Aug 16, 2009, 9:21 AM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #77

    PM sent.
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    Aug 17, 2009, 8:50 AM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #78

    PM sent
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    Aug 17, 2009, 9:28 AM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #79

    The scope mounts and the v8 arm and flywheel are clayed and boxed, just need to degass and pour the silicone over them.

    The mounts will take 3 days, as its a squish mold, the rest a day.

    I have 3 of 8 needed good masters of the plug ends. Im fabricating the center square piece and that concludes the greebles.

    The scope rings, im trying to figure out the best way to do the mold. Ive failed multiple times to get one with really clean lines.

    Once I determine exactly whats going to be included in the kit, for the premium kits <= 240, for the seconds, <= 200 but the seconds are NOT guaranteed. Ill never know how many there are of those. Im not getting many failures.
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    Aug 17, 2009, 4:07 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #80

    PM replied to.
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    Aug 18, 2009, 3:14 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #81

    Interested in mounts and remaining greeblies for sure still...
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    Aug 20, 2009, 11:25 AM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #82

    The mount molds are done. Theres good news and bad news.

    One side comes out perfect every time with no cleaning. The opposite side has flashing and a few bubbles.

    The shape of the mold, has 'air cavities in it'. While I can get rid of the big bubbles, small bubbles are virtually impossible to remove.

    On other mounts, (ebay, sidewinder) that I have seen, they only have details on one side. One side is flat. Thats because they are poured as a basic block mold, and then a grinder/sander used to machine one side.

    I can machine one side a little, to clear flashing, and clean them up quite a bit, however, there will be small bubbles that may or may not have to be filled in the pours.

    It takes me 3 ish tries to get a 'pristine' one. If any of you have ever crafted in EQ2 or other games, youll find this amusing.

    I cant post pics at the moment, as my ftp server is having troubles. But I will asap.

    The other greebles are turning out well. And I expect to have this completed in the next day or so, but making a 'perfect' cast every time, at an affordable price, is probably out of the picture.

    The bottom line, some filling will be required in order to make these look 'machined'.

    I can pour them in the current molds (probably) to only have detail on one side, and grind them off. That is the other option.

    M2
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    Aug 20, 2009, 3:04 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #83

    Pour'd these, no cleanup, just peeled the flashing. You can see them good side up and bad side up (parting line side).

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    Aug 20, 2009, 3:06 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #84

    bottom pic, bad side on left, good side on right.
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    Aug 20, 2009, 4:24 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #85

    I can see what you are talking about but I'd be happy with those M2.
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    Aug 20, 2009, 5:43 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #86

    Dude those look pretty darn good. You had me thinking they were going to be full of bubbles until I looked at the pic. They look nice to me. Good job.
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    Aug 20, 2009, 8:52 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #87

    They arent bad. Just a few bubbles the size of a pin. But you know me, I want everyone to know exactly what were workin wit

    Im getting better and better at pulling them. And if I machine them a tad after the pull, it gets a lot of the flashing. Just a light sanding and were in business.

    Im going to put together a gun tonight to get a feeling for how they look. Ill try to get some pics posted.

    Ill just sell the gun at a discount when im done
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    Aug 20, 2009, 9:23 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #88

    YAAAA! One step closer to happiness!
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    Aug 20, 2009, 9:54 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #89

    you know i am in, brother!!
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    Aug 22, 2009, 5:33 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #90

    I would also like to be put on the list for your gun kit.
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    Aug 24, 2009, 10:32 AM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #91

    Heres a quick shot of the 'beefyness' of the mounts.

    Im undecided on the thickness of the front. And the shrouds are too wide. Ill have to grind them to be narrower.
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    Aug 24, 2009, 5:42 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #92

    Sick! Just keep me/us posted so I know when to grab what greeblies I have left to get...
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    Aug 24, 2009, 5:45 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #93

    Quote Stormrider said: View Post
    Heres a quick shot of the 'beefyness' of the mounts.

    Im undecided on the thickness of the front. And the shrouds are too wide. Ill have to grind them to be narrower.
    im dying to get one of these
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    Aug 24, 2009, 6:16 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #94

    Looks great M2!
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    Aug 24, 2009, 7:13 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #95

    sick, brother...
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    Aug 24, 2009, 7:30 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #96

    Is it wrong to drool in anticipation of an EE-3 kit ?
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    Aug 24, 2009, 8:41 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #97

    Lookin good. Nice job on the greebs.
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    Aug 24, 2009, 9:01 PM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #98

    Youll need molex connectors, and a scope body. (the ends and center) from ebay for 10 bucks.

    The rest will be in the kit. Ill take a pic of what the scope looks like with all the pieces on it on the gun.

    I quick glued one together and put all the pieces on it, it turned out pretty good. The shrouds are tad thicker than I wanted, but people can sand any side down, to make it smaller in dimension, but its impossible to add, so for all pieces, I made decided to err on thicker.
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    Aug 25, 2009, 4:12 AM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #99

    I ordered a scope from the bay, I just need to get the molex connectors then.

    Thanks for the update !
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    Aug 25, 2009, 9:43 AM - Re: Webley Kits + Greebs: Interest #100

    Molex connectors when bought in bulk are about 10 cents a piece. max 25cents.

    For some reason, people like to sell them for 4 for 10 bucks. Which is a HUGE irritation to me.

    I may look to get some sent in, ill have to buy a large quantity, but then we should be able to have them.

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