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Old 08-06-2014, 11:37 AM   #511
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Looking good. Bet I'd have had a bunch of spare parts if I had done it
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Old 08-06-2014, 08:17 PM   #512
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Sounds like you've been busy...... Bus looking good!
Sorry to interject in this thread, but @GreyEagle did you get my message? Im not sure if it sent or not since I sent it before my forst post was approved.[/qoute]
No. I didn't rec'd any message...
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Old 08-06-2014, 08:44 PM   #513
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Re: La Tortuga...updated 08-06-14

Chandellier looking real nice there dude
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Old 08-07-2014, 07:05 AM   #514
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thanks ya'll I mounted it last night, now to run some wire, buy a longer chain and install dimmer and take pics ...also need to rig up some bungy cords or something for transport
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Old 08-08-2014, 10:15 AM   #515
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Re: La Tortuga...updated 08-06-14

Chandelier?????
In your bus? On second thought. Why not!!! Looking good, as usual...
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thanks ya'll I mounted it last night, now to run some wire, buy a longer chain and install dimmer and take pics ...also need to rig up some bungy cords or something for transport
In trains, sometimes they tied the hanging lamps with a few stratigically placed decorative chains that ran from the lamp to the ceiling to keep it from swaying too much. Usually they used three equally spaced chains, sometimes four. Would be prettier than bungie cords.
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Re: La Tortuga...updated 08-06-14

ignore the mess

here is the chandelier mounted, it will have a bungie cord from the bottom to the table edge and 2 from the conduit, to "dampen" the movement



and replaced a 2 x 4 box with a 4 x 4 box, so I could put a dimmer in and not lose the plugs, I used the chandeliers' ring and mounted it to the top of the 4x4 box

notice the "night light" glow behind the knob

Lisa had picked up a few RF led lights for the kitchen, they had AA batteries and wouldn't last a few days...cheap lights that cost a fortune to use........
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So I wired one up above the entrance door and a quick 3m strip holds the switch at hand height right inside the door, wired to 12V they are very bright



until next weekend...also a few sneak pictures

with matte clear


no clear yet


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Old 08-12-2014, 11:01 AM   #518
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The matte finish will make those AR parts way less visible.
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The matte finish will make those AR parts way less visible.

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I now have a new "process/hobby" for finishing bus parts
(just have to learn how to do hydro dipping more consistently, you tube makes it look too easy)
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The "process" looks great! I just did a little Cerakote action on an M4 build. Not as artistic as yours but I like it. How many of those doggys AR you building?
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