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Scratch Build – In Progress Project: Blue Horizon - "MOTY" Nominee

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by riekmaharg2, 8 Jul 2010.

  1. jokkos

    jokkos too busy to mod *sigh*

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    the wiring is all so clean and tidy... I love it.

    and the block...it'll be awesome :clap:
     
  2. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Some superb innovation and modding going on (back-plugged mobo connectors? Genius!). With the white SMD LED, is the metal panel it is mounted in acting as heatsink, or don't they generate that much heat?
     
  3. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    SO cllEEeeeEEeeeEEEeaaaaaaaaaaan ! I give you a 15 out of 10 :thumb:

    I hate cables, they have to be raised ... * Me gonna take the whip * .... ALIIIIIIIGGGGGNNNNNNNNN, go to you place you little &&#@%$$ mutafu of cable !

    Keep the good job mate :dremel:
     
  4. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    :hehe: Agreed :D

    The cable work on this looks like a circuit board, huge attention to detail :thumb: must have taken some time to get it like that :D.
     
  5. Editor22

    Editor22 E22 | Hex-Gear

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    Been away for a while so will have to re read the log soon but going on the last few updates it looks to be a great read :D
    Loving all your innovative ideas from the casting to gluing the wires to the cross flow fan modding... just pure genius!
     
  6. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has finished Blue Horizon

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    Thanks jokkos :thumb:

    Thanks Nexxo :) , nope there's no noticeable heat coming off it and the resistor is on the case itself separate from the side panel.

    Lol, yeah I always get like that with all the wires under my desk, I usually just end up shaking the wires till they come loose.

    Thanks Waynio, yeah it took many hours.

    Cheers Editor :thumb:, gad to hear I'm creating a good read :)

    And for all those who wanted to see the milling video here's the first stage, my 8GB memory card ran out of space near the end so I didn't manage to get all the first stage but most of its there:



    And here's the result, I will tidy up the edges when I do the final pass:

    [​IMG]
     
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  7. L1U

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    just thanks, this is epic :clap::clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:
     
  8. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Aligning cables is easy. You just wave a cross at them and say: "The power of Christ compels you! The POWAH of CHRIIIAST COMPELS YOUUU!!!"

    Or was that exorcising an demonic entity? I always mix the two up.
     
  9. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Same thing really


    Very nice video, I wish I had a CNC mill, even just a regular mill would be cool. Have you thought of putting in a fluid cooling system?
     
  10. Fuganater

    Fuganater New Member

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    Awesome video dude!
     
  11. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has finished Blue Horizon

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    Thanks L1U

    Lol :D

    I do actually have one but the coolant isn't clear and it stops me from being able so see the part I'm trying to mill, and I'm unsure whether you can buy clear coolant as it needs to cool and lubricate which involves some sort of oil. Some WD40 seems to do the trick though, barely any heat builds up, except with the small cutters so I have to mill slowly with them.
     
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  12. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has finished Blue Horizon

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    Thanks Fuganater :thumb:
     
  13. Mosquito

    Mosquito Active Member

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    I have to say, that looks fantastic...
    Also, I think that's the only video someone's posted on here that I've actually watched start to finish...
     
  14. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has finished Blue Horizon

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    Yeah I don't know if its just me but its strangely additive to watch lol.
     
  15. [ZiiP] NaloaC

    [ZiiP] NaloaC Well-Known Member

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    Today.... on "How it's made".. :thumb:

    Awesome stuff dude, great video and great progress.
     
  16. Autti

    Autti New Member

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    cool video, clever to mount the camera to the mill.

    hopefully i'll being getting to use one of those soon!
     
  17. AnG3L

    AnG3L Ultimate Modder

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    Epic thread is epic!!!! :) I would like to have access one day on such machinery but I dont think I could make such awesome things as you do bro. More awesomeness pl0x!!! ;)
     
  18. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Nice milling :) so awesome how you are making every bit :rock::clap::D.
     
  19. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    Why would anyone need a cnc when we have Keir:D

    Fantastic work mate! Any idea of how much this will weigh when done?
     
  20. Nutman

    Nutman Never stuck with stock

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    Nice video - love to see it chipping away at the alu.
     

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