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  1. SONICJK

    Anodizing Aluminum parts?

    I anodized a part I milled for my boat. Not overly difficult. Just some sulfuric acid and a battery charger essentially. Here is is raw and brushed: Any after anodizing to match the rest of the boat hardware:
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    DO THE TON BIKE OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2020 WINNER!

    Congrats Eric! When you want to sell it let me know lol
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    Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)

    I love this thing. Bummer on second gear, Unfortunately I can't come up with another explanation other than something is worn or misaligned.
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    What did you build this week?

    Nice! Nothing like that first start after a rebuild! Some jackass stole my old sign at work so I made a new one: Cut the blade out and then put another piece behind it so it's got some depth. Copper patina on both pieces.
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    Post a pic of your latest purchase

    Love swag's stuff. I remember when he started out on the jeep forums and no one though it would go anywhere and here he is 10, 15? years later still cranking out cool shit. That little thing should do 95% of the jobs you'd need a bandsaw for, how often does anyone cut bigger than 4x4 stock anyway?
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    Post a pic of your latest purchase

    Throw the motor on the ingersol rand and chuck the tank from the other one. I'm assuming it's a rust hole? If so.... Rusty compressors sketch me out
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    KLR 650 Trans American Trail Ride

    They are cheapo LED's, I run them in a few car builds and in my motorhome they are great for 70 bucks a pair! No idea how they will hold up to motorcycle use but they are cheap and easy to replace if they fail...
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    KLR 650 Trans American Trail Ride

    Lookin good. Copy cat.
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    KLR 650 Trans American Trail Ride

    I mean if you twist my arm I may ride the trail with you on my DR so we can compare :D Looking good (well, you know, as good as a KLR can look :D ) Here's the super lights we did for my buddies KLR
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    What did you build this week?

    Hell yeah man that detail is killer
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    What did you build this week?

    We are in the middle of nowhere, I've got a primary disconnect on the outside of the house that after inspection i'll probably add a plug to so i can switch to genset power if I want to. They are real picky about that here we have to have auto transfer switches ($$$) and other crap so some moron...
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    What did you build this week?

    I would never recommend soda to my worst enemy. The mess is astounding. The guys that did it were the "pros" as well but no amount of apologizing or making excuses cleans baking soda from every single surface in the house. A clusterfuck all around on that one.
  13. SONICJK

    What did you build this week?

    Thanks guys, It's been fun, slowly getting to the stage where things are getting actually finished, its'a good feeling to wrap something up for good. Got the breaker box finish wired the other day, simple thing but man it felt good to knock that off the list!
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    What did you build this week?

    Good eye! Yeah because we are slow it basically sat all winter without a roof and a sealed crawlspace. Once it got wet in there it stayed wet all winter. We had to have the whole thing soda blasted and remediated. All good now but my got what a gigantic pain in the ass (and expensive). Lesson...
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    What did you build this week?

    Thanks! And it can't come soon enough lol. I'm sure everyone that does any big projects knows it comes in waves, sometimes it's fun and sometimes it's just a slog to the finish. I'm currently slogging through it. Been doing that siding by myself for about 3 weeks now and man I'm ready for that...
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    What did you build this week?

    For anyone interested in the house here's an album with a ton of my build photos. https://photos.app.goo.gl/1ucg5YEA7nvUaTnR7
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    What did you build this week?

    I dunno, that's pretty beast! I assume you have overhead cranes to flip that bad boy over?
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    What did you build this week?

    It's a 1/12 pitch. No solar unfortunately as were down in a valley and don't get enough sun. The roof is very high quality standing seam so it shouldn't be too much maintenance, so far no real issues that weren't caused by stupidity lol. The pitch came from the design essentially it was the only...
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    What did you build this week?

    Yearly update on my only project at the moment lol: Slowly but surely!
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