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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Sat Nov 05, 2011 4:33 pm

MrCrowley wrote:at the detest of my neighbours


Behest? Or do they hate you ;)
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sat Nov 05, 2011 5:49 pm

jackssmirkingrevenge wrote:
MrCrowley wrote:at the detest of my neighbours


Behest? Or do they hate you ;)

I knew I was up too early for a Sunday morning :D
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Unread postAuthor: Daltonultra » Sun Nov 06, 2011 12:20 am

jackssmirkingrevenge wrote:The miniboy would act like a flechette, in fact it would be a larger and much more lethal version of the Lazy Dog.

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SON OF A @$#%&!!!!

Man, I found a bunch of those Lazy Dog projectiles years ago at an antique shop, and passed them over as some kind of ill-advised child's toy from the 40s... I realized later they were probably something more interesting, but i could never find anything on them. And here you have a @#$%ing WIKI page! I'm gonna call the place tomorrow, they had dozens, literally dozens... If they still have em... well, I dunno, but I gotta have at least one...
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Sun Nov 06, 2011 12:32 am

Good luck :)

Daltonultra wrote:some kind of ill-advised child's toy from the 40s...


Indeed, a penny would beannoying at best, but one of these would be a different proposition.
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sun Nov 06, 2011 9:20 pm

Removed the epoxied fitting from the barrel, I barely touched pipe wrench to barrel before it came off. Took the barrel off to get welded, I believe he's MIG welding the malleable iron fitting (with galvanised coat removed by me) to the barrel.

To make sure it all lines up straight, I found a 1.5" metal ball valve that had its seals destroyed by the hybrid and removed the smaller half from it (the right side in this picture) which allows the guy to thread the 1.5" nipple in to the ball valve half and lay it flat side on the ground with the nipple facing up. He can then place the barrel over the nipple to make sure its 90° to the ground and tack it in place or something.
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Tue Nov 08, 2011 8:10 pm

Looky what I have here :D

He only charged me $20 even though I offered $30 (he originally said it would cost $30). The barrel is nice and straight, about as straight as you can get it. Beautiful.

Now I just hope you guys aren't going to criticize the welds :?
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Unread postAuthor: LeMaudit » Tue Nov 08, 2011 8:39 pm

not criticizing... just waiting... ;-)
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Tue Nov 08, 2011 8:45 pm

Your projectile has a curse, Le Maudit. It makes the cannons it is to be fired from become more sexy!

Perhaps I should loan it to JSR before I shoot it :roll: :D
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Unread postAuthor: mobile chernobyl » Tue Nov 08, 2011 8:53 pm

MrCrowley wrote:Looky what I have here :D

He only charged me $20 even though I offered $30 (he originally said it would cost $30). The barrel is nice and straight, about as straight as you can get it. Beautiful.

Now I just hope you guys aren't going to criticize the welds :?


No criticism here... :lol: nope none at all :lol:

As long as it holds, its a sexy weld in any spudder's eye!
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Unread postAuthor: LeMaudit » Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:27 pm

Perhaps I should loan it to JSR before I shoot it


Does that imply JSR's not sexy enough? :shock:
or...
...that you have no hope to find it after you shoot it? :cry:

As long as it holds, its a sexy weld in any spudder's eye!


The little blob and bulges are... kinda... interesting! :D
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Unread postAuthor: Mr.Tallahassee » Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:09 pm

That honestly does look very professional. :laughing6: It should hold but it is by no means pretty.
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:23 pm

I KNEW IT! :D

I'm gonna file them down a bit anyway :roll:
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:18 pm

LeMaudit wrote:Does that imply JSR's not sexy enough?


Even worse, does it imply that if I insert the miniboy in my person and "shoot" it out, I will become more sexy?

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*ahem*

I'm gonna file them down a bit anyway


Grind, surely ;)
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:51 pm

I meant that JSR's prototypes weren't that goodlooking (neither is this cannon, minus the barrel) :oops:
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Unread postAuthor: Fnord » Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:03 am

Even worse, does it imply that if I insert the miniboy in my person and "shoot" it out, I will become more sexy?


I was going to make some comment about not having rule 34 on the miniboy yet, but if I recall correctly we have already vaguely gone there at least once.
...I'm not sure if that is sad or awesome.
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