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post #5191 of 7977

Finished building my Crack last week, it was a real challenge but I had a lot of fun. Spent way to much time on the finishing work.

 

I hope you like it :)

 

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Sorry, forgot the mandatory wiring shot!

post #5193 of 7977

Beautiful nicely done, I am thinking of coloring my soon to be Crack chrome as well.. I just don't know if i should air brush it or just polished it with a dremel or something... any tips? 

I have created several designs in sketch up, just need to pick :P


Edited by atraf - 6/4/14 at 7:42pm
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@Lugnegaard I have marvelled at your Crack (chuckle, chuckle) many times on the BH forum. Every detail, including the wiring, is first class. Congratulations for the incredible craftsmanship!!
post #5195 of 7977

@Lugnegaard, that is one beautiful Crack. The finishes are simply stunning!

 

And the Crack Pipe and Krispy Crack are nicely done as well.

post #5196 of 7977

that is gorgeous I think the best looking crack I've ever seen

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Originally Posted by Lugnegaard View Post
 

Looks cool, like some pop-art :) The green chassi turned out nicely :)

Yeah  I was going for the art deco thing.  I also put a bottle cap on the volume control that said Krispy or Krispy Crack but can't find any photos of it.

post #5198 of 7977
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Originally Posted by Mahdi8 View Post
 

that is gorgeous I think the best looking crack I've ever seen

Ditto.  His Crack looks just amazing!

post #5199 of 7977
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Originally Posted by Lugnegaard View Post

 

 

 

 

I'm speechless.....I've never could imagine the Crack can be such a beauty like that!


Edited by Aeolus Kratos - 6/4/14 at 9:43pm
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Originally Posted by Loquah View Post

@Lugnegaard I have marvelled at your Crack (chuckle, chuckle) many times on the BH forum. Every detail, including the wiring, is first class. Congratulations for the incredible craftsmanship!!


+1

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Thank you guys, I'm really happy to hear that you like it smily_headphones1.gif

Btw, I'm selling this one. Had so much fun building it, gotta do more of these.

Pm me if you're interested. The price will be high due to material costs and the amount of time invested in the project.

Kindly,
Mike
post #5202 of 7977
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Originally Posted by atraf View Post
 

Beautiful nicely done, I am thinking of coloring my soon to be Crack chrome as well.. I just don't know if i should air brush it or just polished it with a dremel or something... any tips? 

I have created several designs in sketch up, just need to pick :P

Are you talking about the wooden enclosure or chassi plate? I assume that you mean the plate. I've done it all by hand. Started with a 240 wet sanding paper and work my way through 320, 400, 600, 800, 1200, 1500 and finally 2000. Then I used a compound called Autosol for polishing and finally a wax for aluminium wheels. It took about 2-3 days.

Here's some pictures:

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That's frankly beautiful.

 

It makes me want to start all over again. I never gave a moment's thought to the finish or the base or anything, hence my absolute trench warfare trainwreck of a device.

 

One day I'll build another...

 

Also, I really really liked the Pop Art styled Krispy Krack on the previous page.


Edited by grrraymond - 6/5/14 at 5:26am
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That is a stunning Crack..Neat and beautiful

post #5205 of 7977
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Originally Posted by Lugnegaard View Post
 

Are you talking about the wooden enclosure or chassi plate? I assume that you mean the plate. I've done it all by hand. Started with a 240 wet sanding paper and work my way through 320, 400, 600, 800, 1200, 1500 and finally 2000. Then I used a compound called Autosol for polishing and finally a wax for aluminium wheels. It took about 2-3 days.

Here's some pictures:

I just saw your post in BH forum, you said you have problems with scratches, did you manage to find a solution? maybe some kind of paint to protect it?

I have the accessibility to an air brush I wonder what will be better in the long term.

 

About the process of sanding and polishing, sorry for my ignorance, but did you use AutoSol between every layer of sanding? or only after you reached the final 2000?

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