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Forum: Casual Conversation 07-06-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By Brian G
Dang kids nowadays...

Dang kids nowadays (https://proto-knowledge.blogspot.com/2010/11/what-is-wrong-with-young-people-today.html?m=1)

:wink:
Forum: Casual Conversation 06-30-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Brian G
Is the difficulty because the transmissions are...

Is the difficulty because the transmissions are stiff? If so, I've found that a drop of 3 in 1 oil in the transmission and twisting it repeatedly helps loosen the transmission.

I swear that PSI...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 06-26-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,504
Posted By Brian G
Queequeg

Queequeg
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 05-20-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Brian G
I'm a little puzzled by your setup. You have...

I'm a little puzzled by your setup. You have what looks to me like a metal stabilizing chamber attached to your pump. Maybe it's a clear chamber, but I can't tell from the photo. Your second...
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 05-14-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Brian G
You'd be easily safe one degree more than the...

You'd be easily safe one degree more than the boiling temperature of water. :wink:
Forum: Penturning 05-07-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By Brian G
My answer isn't too helpful, and more like a...

My answer isn't too helpful, and more like a "well, yeah, I figured that" response.

Experiment. Take notes. Color matches are sometimes easy. I'd suggest getting the colors down first before...
Forum: Penturning 05-01-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Brian G
I do receive Berea's announcements. :smile: ...

I do receive Berea's announcements. :smile:

I don't intend to sound like a Woodcraft apologist. With a few exceptions, they are like other vendors that sell pen kits renamed from the version sold...
Forum: Penturning 05-01-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Brian G
Perhaps when Berea comes up with new designs,...

Perhaps when Berea comes up with new designs, Woodcraft will rebadge and sell them.

Meaning, Woodcraft is a reseller of Berea kits.

:smile:
Forum: Penturning 04-21-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By Brian G
I looked at the instructions for PSI Trimline...

I looked at the instructions for PSI Trimline pencils, and the instructions show tube length for the pencil is 2" for both barrels.

For PSI Trimline pens, the instructions show tube length of...
Forum: Penturning 04-21-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By Brian G
My PSI Trimline tubes are 2-1/16" for both...

My PSI Trimline tubes are 2-1/16" for both barrels. :confused:

I think something is amiss with the tubes in the kit you have.

To your question, though, you have more than plenty space for the...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 04-14-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Brian G
Multiple good poses don't bother me. I'm glad...

Multiple good poses don't bother me. I'm glad you switched from the black background; now I can see the margins of the pen.

Excellent pen, Steve.
Forum: Casual Conversation 04-14-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Brian G
Satire from The New Yorker: Fountain Pen

This satirical article came through my news feed. The New Yorker is a subscription site, but allows for 4 free articles per month

Comments from the Fountain Pen Forum...
Forum: Penturning 04-11-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By Brian G
tap, tap, tap, tap, tap until loose Not ...

tap, tap, tap, tap, tap until loose

Not

WHAM! WHAM! WHAM! until, POP, ting, ting, ting $&##*+! Where did it go?
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 04-01-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Brian G
They look great, Don. I've turned and...

They look great, Don.

I've turned and polished about a dozen label casts that I made using LD. They were my first experience with turning and polishing epoxy blanks.

I'd call them softer than...
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 04-01-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,148
Posted By Brian G
I purchased a set of the Caster's Choice. This...

I purchased a set of the Caster's Choice. This is not a criticism of the vendors, but Caster's Choice lacks a true red in the set.

I use Pearl Ex, too. I liked trying the variety pack after...
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 03-19-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By Brian G
Danny, 50 psi is enough. You don't need to degas...

Danny, 50 psi is enough. You don't need to degas prior. Wait to pop the top until the residual resin in your mixing cup has cured. That's your cue.
Forum: Casual Conversation 03-11-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Brian G
Maybe he won't admit it because it sounds like he...

Maybe he won't admit it because it sounds like he works with a bunch of jackasses and he'll get grief anyway. :confused:
Forum: Site Help, Tips, How-To 03-08-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By Brian G
Yes, there is a way. Follow this UBB code ...

Yes, there is a way. Follow this UBB code
International Association of Penturners - BB Code List (http://www.penturners.org/forum/misc.php?do=bbcode#yt)
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 03-04-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By Brian G
Sure. I use 1.5" painter's tape. Cross one...

Sure. I use 1.5" painter's tape.

Cross one piece over the bottom:

http://www.penturners.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=173949&stc=1&d=1520180590

Press and smooth:
...
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 03-03-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By Brian G
Were they new PVC molds? Sometimes the blanks...

Were they new PVC molds? Sometimes the blanks stick a little with new PVC.

I lightly spray a paper towel with cooking spray and pull it through the PVC before I tape the end. That's my mold...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 03-02-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Brian G
Yeah, but by only 1/8" to where the curve at the...

Yeah, but by only 1/8" to where the curve at the bottom starts.
Forum: Other Things We Make 03-02-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Brian G
I measured 9.5".

I measured 9.5".
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 03-02-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Brian G
Forgot I was going to measure. Slightly shy...

Forgot I was going to measure. Slightly shy of.9.5"
Forum: Pretty Wood Pen Contest 03-01-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By Brian G
Thank you all for the kind comments about running...

Thank you all for the kind comments about running the contest. I enjoy doing it.

I'll follow up with the prize winners this weekend with arrangements for prizes.
Forum: Other Things We Make 03-01-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Brian G
Might be a tight fit in a pressure pot. Looks...

Might be a tight fit in a pressure pot. Looks like the material is 3/4" stock. That makes the mold 7" square, but the diagonal a poofteenth more than 9-7/8".

I'm operating from memory, but I...
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