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Modding the CM101 Pt3

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by macroman, 11 Mar 2004.

  1. macroman

    macroman The One

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  2. phaSe

    phaSe What's a Dremel?

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    looking cool macro! im particularly impressed by the gold plating! :thumb:

    Just an idea i had, but perhaps finishing the windows in the same way as the drive bay covers would look cool? ie, putting them on the outside with beveled edges? :)

    RoB
     
  3. crayfish

    crayfish Amazing scenes!

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    :clap: Fantastic! :rock:
     
  4. mrplow

    mrplow obey the fist!!

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    Hm.

    To paraphrase mashie from zaps thread.. If your inspiration was a £20 ebuyer premod, then congratulations... SUCCESS! :D

    Not a fan tbh, seems like you took something beautiful and cheapened it. :worried:
    Still, I don't gotta look at it everyday, you must like it. Cleanly done and all that, just not my bag.
     
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  5. macroman

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    I think you are missing the point of the series. The idea is to show people new to modding a few simple ideas and techniques, and not to produce an ego massaging curiosity. :D
     
  6. Hwulex

    Hwulex What's a Dremel?

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    Have to agree, I'm not a fan of the overall look, but I feel that this is perhaps more a practice and exhibition of techniques, and what can be produced with them, than something of outstanding man-made beauty.

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    Doh, you posted as I was reading/writing. :D
     
  7. mrplow

    mrplow obey the fist!!

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    I actually considered that as I posted... which took me a long time, I might add, cos I kept feeling that I was being harsh. I didn't mean to be harsh in the slightest, but I get a bit bored of the constant "ooh, awesome" posts and like to stir it up a little sometimes :D

    As I said, it was very nicely executed and, as you say, does act as a great guide to wannabe-modders like myself.

    Thanks for not telling me to naff off :thumb:

    ps I did, of course, mean zaps thread.. not linears.. doh!
     
  8. macroman

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    :D
     
  9. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Is there a similiar way of 'dyeing' bolts/screws a different colour, as anodising sounds complicated?
     
  10. bee2643

    bee2643 What's a Dremel?

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    how much was the gold plating kit?
    and where do you buy it?
     
  11. macroman

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    I forget the actual cost of the plating system (this was done about 2 years ago) probably about £15 - 20.

    This is not anodising but real gold plating by chemical deposition.
     
  12. Nigel

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    Yes, a nice Black and Gold theme would be good.... Like the John Player Special Lotus's of Formula One fame (Bet that's got some of you young 'uns guessing!! :D )

    When I first saw this I had to check it wasn't posted on April the 1st! It seemed incredible you could buy a home gold-plating kit... I don't need one you understand, I just *want* one!!

    I do remember an old April 1st joke years ago about a Chrome-plating cloth... Just wipe it over worn chrome plating and hey-presto gleaming new surface... I didn't try to buy one honest :D

    Does anyone know of a modern-day supplier of Mr Macroman's kits?
     
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