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Scratch Build – In Progress HEPHÆSTUS project - Update - 13/jun - page 6

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Yemerich, 8 May 2008.

  1. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Nice mechanics. You should celebrate finishing the top by buying a camera tripod.:D
     
  2. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    Thanks Macros!

    I still have one more set of files... A cheap one, thats why it's not on that photo. And yeah, thanks! :)

    I still gotta do the lights and some easy to do pieces. No biggie.
    And i DO have a tripod. Still blurs the image :blah: Perhaps if i put the camera on the countdown mode... hmmmm
     
  3. iggy

    iggy Minimodder

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    wow. your attention to detail is stunning m8, well done.
     
  4. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    I am back from the first acrylic bending test.
    It failed.

    I am trying now another aproach... lets see what is going to happen...
     
  5. Macros_the_Black

    Macros_the_Black Yup.. I'm a f-ing reptile

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    You know, you're not supposed to dropkick the shutter release button on the camera. ;P
    Jokes aside, I would certainly try the countdown mode... if that does not work then your tripod is to flimsy or there's lots of vibration/wind in your workshop.

    Good luck with both the photography and the plexi bending! =)
     
  6. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    I am going to test that on some detailed images.. For the step by step, i think i'll be using the stupid camera as it is, because if i don't i'll waste too much time adjusting for a photo :)

    The plexi bending is driving me nuts!

    But thanks with the wishes of good luck :)
     
  7. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    The countdown/timer is a life saver. It's the only way to get clear low light shots.
    For the plexi bending you might need to make a mold for both sides of the plexi. -one for it to fit to, and one to smash it in place. I used a underside only mold for my bending, and got poor results.
     
  8. B[x]

    B[x] What's a Dremel?

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    I don't know what they're called in Brazil but there's a reason we call them "gull wing doors" on cars in America. ;)

    Very nice locking mechanism. I really don't see how this is only a 4-star project.
     
  9. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    Aye about the countdown timer.. I'll make a rig for phtos sometime later.

    About the molds, i never thought to make a negative mold. Perhaps thats the answer!

    Hehehehe.. I was trying to remember that name!

    About the stars, it was going well till earlier today. Twas 5 star with 5 average...

    Thank you very much B[x] for the kind words :)
     
  10. Darkened

    Darkened What's a Dremel?

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    I'd say that this is acrylic madness...in a damn good way :hehe:

    For the photos, I tend to use the 2 sec timer on my camera even though it's on a tripod. But, the most important thing would be to improve the lighting in the area where you're taking the photos, that'll help a lot.

    I'm really looking forward to seeing this project realized from those renderings to an actual case, that'll be quite a journey for you and us.

    Keep up the astonishing work!

    Darkened
     
  11. brinkz0r

    brinkz0r What's a Dremel?

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    That just means that someone was jealous and voted 1 star. I'll throw you some, and I don't think you have to worry for the start count to stay at 4 ;)
     
  12. Darkened

    Darkened What's a Dremel?

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    5 stars coming from here too, but I really wouldn't worry about them stars too much. Listen to the comments you get and I bet you'll get much more valuable feedback.

    Darkened
     
  13. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    Thanks Brinkz and Darkned! A lot! As a matter of fact i think everyone gets a little upset when you got just 1 star and no comment on why. I would like to know. Anyway, i think the comments are always welcome. Good or bad, they make us try to get better and better.

    Thanks X2 Darkened :)

    In these posts you only see the things that went right. The hundreds of tests i usually don't take pictures. When a test go ok, I go for the real thing and only them i start to take pictures. For every 10 tests, at least 2 go wrong. :D

    As for the photos, I'll try to make a better place to take the pictures. I've found this article on how to build your own light box:
    http://www.gideontech.com/content/articles/295/1
    But it's still "too little" for a whole casemod, so i have to figure out something in a bigger scale...

    So perhaps my camera isn't that bad? Perhaps the way i take pictures is wrong after all
     
  14. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    ahuheauheu... i just got a pict from a fellow brazilian modder that i NEED to share with the ppl in this thread:

    [​IMG]

    Very well observed!
     
  15. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    Ahahahah. Well I can see the resemblance...but yours is better.
     
  16. Macros_the_Black

    Macros_the_Black Yup.. I'm a f-ing reptile

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    OMGLOL!!! xD
    [Robin] Holy lookalikes Batman! That's a jolly good imitation! [/Robin]

    [edit] It's kind of a old series batmobile color theme meets fist new Batman movie batmobile
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  17. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    heheheh :) Thanks 4rm :)

    Hmmm perhaps my mod could attract Kim Bassinger (when she was on that movie)?

    I Still prefer the "Tumbler" :)

    [offtopic]
    Btw, liked the series, hated the past movies and loved batman begins! And eager to see "The Dark Knight"!
    Good thing they have disconsidered those stupid batman movies...
    [/offtopic]
     
  18. Macros_the_Black

    Macros_the_Black Yup.. I'm a f-ing reptile

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    Yeah, install a flux capacitor in it, so it can go back in time and fetch Ms Bassinger for you, be ready with the camera (flash = on) when it comes back... as we all know, you have to be naked to time travel. 8D¨
     
  19. perkins teh modder

    perkins teh modder What's a Dremel?

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    GENIUS!

    im gonna do a tumbler mod!



    crap! its already been done:waah::(
     
  20. MrWizard

    MrWizard What's a Dremel?

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