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darryl
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Last Activity: 07-29-2021, 05:26 PM
Joined: 01-03-2003
Location: Chilliwack, B.C.
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  • darryl
    replied to gluing lexan
    I'm glad this project is close to me. I'll be doing a test fitting tomorrow so I can set the bottom rail exactly where it needs to be. I'd rather do this...
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  • darryl
    replied to gluing lexan
    I started at a glass shop. The guy said he didn't have the type of glass, and after discussing the problem with a couple other companies, we went back...
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  • darryl
    replied to gluing lexan
    I have some kind of hybrid thing I'm going to try- says it will stick to aluminum and some plastics. There is a gap where it can fill so the flexibility...
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  • darryl
    replied to gluing lexan
    The more I search, the more confused I become. I would have used 3M 5200, but 3M specifically says don't use 5200 with lexan. Silicone is the choice,...
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  • darryl
    replied to gluing lexan
    " We don't know if the window was broken by a bugler "

    Sorry - but I can't resist - the bugler must have been blowing pretty hard!...
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  • darryl
    started a topic gluing lexan

    gluing lexan

    I have not looked this up yet- just wondering what I can use to glue lexan to aluminum. I'm replacing a shattered trailer window. This must be done asap,...
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  • darryl
    replied to Auto tuning for a guitar
    I did build the whole thing myself. There are no conventional tuning pegs- instead, each string fastens to a slider, and each slider rides in a slot....
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  • darryl
    replied to plating a spoon
    Stainless does polish up nice, but at it's best it's not as reflective as aluminum. Still pretty good though. I can position an led to give a fairly concentrated...
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  • darryl
    replied to Auto tuning for a guitar
    I have a six string with seven tuning 'knobs'. You turn one up to about 3/4 of its range, then tune the rest like normal. Then you can tune the other...
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  • darryl
    started a topic plating a spoon

    plating a spoon

    During my exploits in creative led lighting, I wanted to use a soup spoon as a reflector. The design works out well, giving a decent looking pattern of...
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  • darryl
    replied to OT To my fellow S Africans .
    All the white or non- white south Africans I know here in Canada have escaped from there on short notice- usually overnight. My neighbor is one of them....
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  • Stock up on drill bits in sizes that you use a lot. Also cutting tools like endmills, inserts, and HSS sticks. Another thing I try to stock up on is grade...
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  • darryl
    replied to Cordless Drill Meltdown
    Cordless drills are amazingly robust. I've never had brushes wear out, but bushings sure do. I had a Bosch that was a good drill, well balanced and powerful,...
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  • darryl
    replied to drill press with vfd.
    If your lowest speed is 280, then anything you dial in slower than that will reduce your power. You have a dilemma- for what you want to do, you need...
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