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Discussion in 'All Things Mod Making' started by vapesmarter, Oct 25, 2018.

  1. vapesmarter

    vapesmarter Case Maker

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    I had some stainless steel drip tip thingies hit the mat the other day

    so whilst on some downtime in the workshop I had a play around

    DVD?

    "phenomenon"

    George Malley: Now, uh... he didn't say how long.

    Lace Pennamin: Days, or weeks... they don't, they don't know.

    George Malley: I'm so sorry, Lace. I know how you hate surprises.

    Lace Pennamin: I tried so hard not to love you.

    George Malley: How'd you make out?

    Lace Pennamin: Terrible.

    [they chuckle]

    George Malley: Hey, would you, uh, love me the rest of my life?

    Lace Pennamin: No. I'm gonna love you for the rest of mine.

    I have some odd blanks of resin from previous mods I think this one was Morlock

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    I'm cutting back here, I am not measuring, I'm just going by eye and touch/feel

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    bond in the top to the stainless

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    so I am going to reduce the size do the hole bit of curving then polish

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    quick dip in the ultrasonic

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    the tip will be cleaned and in a leather bag it's going with me to vapefest to be given away

    love my driptips, then like them, buy one
     
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  2. Michael jackson

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    Oh my God. That is beautiful. If production starts let me know and i will put some orders in
     
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  3. BULLDOG1964

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    That is really nice.....:2thumbsup:......
     
  4. vapesmarter

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    For me it’s a no brainer they is no skill involved in my past career they would been known as “throw um” as in you make them as fast as you can and who ever made it the quickest would throw the completed one at you across the workshop (normally at your head) it was just downtime fun to keep people from being board
     
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  5. Chris K

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    Stop tempting me @vapesmarter ......

    Though if happens to be alittle of a certain block you made recently spare after.... Well... Let me know please!
     
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  6. WaitFor1t88

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    surely if there's that little skill involved, you'd of made the insert too, as part of the process?
     
  7. vapesmarter

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    Yes I would but I don’t like stainless steel it’s expensive and I have to buy a meter of the stuff at a time and seeing as you see lots of drip tips out there all people do is either capsten lath them (unlikely) or buy them from China on Alibaba.com by the bucket full
     
  8. WaitFor1t88

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    fair enough on not liking ss, quite a few people making some nice hand turned tips out there imo
     
  9. vapesmarter

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    I could make the bases in brass, Sterling silver, bronze, 9ct gold but I have no interest to for me it’s easy to buy a base put some resin on the top job done but the cost for a hand turned drip tip be on a metal lath or a wood lath if it goes above £10 it’s not worth it
     
  10. rawhead

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    Likewise, if you've any leftover block from my little Damascus beauty I'd love a matchy matchy drip tip or two :)
     
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