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Forum: Casual Conversation Yesterday, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By BRobbins629
Thoughts are with you . Hope the MAPG can take...

Thoughts are with you . Hope the MAPG can take your mind off of this a little. Look forward to seeing you.
Forum: Casual Conversation 04-21-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By BRobbins629
Its probably 6061 which is a very common aluminum...

Its probably 6061 which is a very common aluminum alloy. Check out onlinemetals.com for retail pricing which should give you some idea of value. While not impossible, most aluminum pens are made...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 04-21-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By BRobbins629
Great design and work Doc. I really like this...

Great design and work Doc. I really like this one.
Forum: Penturning 04-18-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By BRobbins629
Bruce, Thanks so much! Do you just soak the...

Bruce,
Thanks so much! Do you just soak the turned blanks in etchant? If so, how long do you leave....or do you just wipe on..[/quote]

Each Damascus is a little different depending on what type...
Forum: Penturning 04-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By BRobbins629
No tubes needed, but you will have to get some...

No tubes needed, but you will have to get some etching solution to bring out the pattern after turned. Be very patient. I use a 25-50% solution of circuit board etchant from Radio shack.
Forum: 2014 MAPG May 2 & 3 04-17-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By BRobbins629
So far we have 92 people that have registered and...

So far we have 92 people that have registered and a few other locals I just spoke to who will also be there. This is very close to the registration number from last time a few weeks before the...
Forum: Penturning 04-12-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By BRobbins629
Wow!

Wow!
Forum: Advanced Pen Making 04-12-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By BRobbins629
Materials like alternate ivory do much better...

Materials like alternate ivory do much better when threads are cut with a single point tool on a metal lathe or CNC. An easier but more expensive choice is celluloid ivory which threads very easily...
Forum: 2014 MAPG May 2 & 3 04-09-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By BRobbins629
Welcome hard hat (Brett Ransom) to the team!

The MAPG team has a new addition!! Welcome hard hat (Brett Ransom) to our team. Not only will Brett be doing the anodizing demo, but he has agreed to run the contests this year. Stay tuned - the...
Forum: 2014 MAPG May 2 & 3 04-05-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 905
Posted By BRobbins629
I've been working on some mechanical pencils as...

I've been working on some mechanical pencils as well as some aluminum/bronze combos. Hope to have the details worked out by the show.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 04-05-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By BRobbins629
Looking good Ed!

Looking good Ed!
Forum: Casual Conversation 04-05-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 570
Posted By BRobbins629
So far about 80 pre-registered which is about the...

So far about 80 pre-registered which is about the same as this time last year. Total attendance was 140 which we are predicting to be about the same if not a little more.
Forum: 2014 MAPG May 2 & 3 04-04-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By BRobbins629
Although it doesn't officially start until 7,...

Although it doesn't officially start until 7, many of us hang out there most of the day Friday. There'll be plenty to see and talk about.
Forum: 2014 MAPG May 2 & 3 04-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By BRobbins629
Look forward to meeting you. If you don't mind a...

Look forward to meeting you. If you don't mind a little off-duty work you can protect the vendor tables from the folks who try to get all the good stuff before everyone arrives:biggrin:.
Forum: Casual Conversation 03-29-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 603
Posted By BRobbins629
It is not uncommon for even full size household...

It is not uncommon for even full size household ovens to have air temperature variations of +/-50 degrees or more even if the average is at the set point. When the element comes on the interior...
Forum: Penturning 03-25-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By BRobbins629
How about a Pentel conversion. A few tutorials...

How about a Pentel conversion. A few tutorials out there and plenty of design options. Best mechanism around.
Forum: Casual Conversation 03-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By BRobbins629
Welcome back!!

Welcome back!!
Forum: Casual Conversation 03-25-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By BRobbins629
Happy Birthday Paul. Enjoy the day!!

Happy Birthday Paul. Enjoy the day!!
Forum: 2014 MAPG May 2 & 3 03-25-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By BRobbins629
MAPG - LUNCH IS ON JEFF!!!

As some of you know, the deli next door to the Woodcraft where the MAPG is held has moved. Our plan was to order in pizza and charge a small fee. Just today, I heard from our benevolent leader that...
Forum: Segmenting 03-23-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By BRobbins629
Still got it Skip. Looking forward to the real...

Still got it Skip. Looking forward to the real deal.
Forum: 2014 MAPG May 2 & 3 03-21-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By BRobbins629
MAPG Demo Update

Just heard from BradG that unfortunately he will not be able to demo at this year's MAPG. The good news though, is that in preparation for his visit, we have all the equipment needed for the...
Forum: Bash Announcements & Discussion 03-16-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,284
Posted By BRobbins629
I'm a loser and want off the train (hopefully...

I'm a loser and want off the train (hopefully somewhere with warmer weather).
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 03-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By BRobbins629
Still got it Doc!

Still got it Doc!
Forum: Casual Conversation 03-13-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 152
Posted By BRobbins629
Happy B-day - Enjoy!!!

Happy B-day - Enjoy!!!
Forum: 2014 MAPG May 2 & 3 03-12-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By BRobbins629
Just heard from Barry Gross of Arizona Silhouette...

Just heard from Barry Gross of Arizona Silhouette fame and he will be joining us. Barry will participate in the marketing panel discussion Friday night and have a vendor table.
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