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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by ProfessorChaos » Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:21 pm

Uhaul trailer reserved!!!!

Minor financial setback from having to get my truck re-keyed this AM. half the key broke off in the ignition :evil:

Watching camp danger vids on hexayurt builds and some swamp cooler instructions youtubeses now with my SO.

Bonus points: Does spending time reading on eplaya at work today count ?

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by FIGJAM » Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:22 pm

Be careful of those youtube videos!!!

I've watched most of them and my designs work better for less power. 8)
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by ProfessorChaos » Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:49 am

FIGJAM wrote:Be careful of those youtube videos!!!

I've watched most of them and my designs work better for less power. 8)

Oooohhh...YOU are the infamous Figjam I keep hearing about everywhere. I keep reading figjams this and figjams design... I was reading this going... What the hell is a Figjam?!?! (I am not a smart man)

Thanks! I will be reading up on your designs today while I "work" :lol:

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by FIGJAM » Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:19 am

FIGJAM is just my initials.

Here's the latest recap!

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by ProfessorChaos » Tue Apr 29, 2014 12:59 pm

Thank you!!! Your signature line is the best.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:01 pm

ProfessorChaos wrote:Thank you!!! Your signature line is the best.
He bought it, you know.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by FIGJAM » Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:53 pm

AND you charged me too much!!!!
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:03 pm

I charge what the market will bear. And surcharge people who have so much time on their hands that they are building a cooling legend.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by FIGJAM » Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:34 pm

Legion Fishy, legion.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by unjonharley » Thu May 01, 2014 3:20 pm

Tarps for the monkey hut.. Two side panels and a top panel.. The two side panels will be sleeved on each end and the bottom..No bungee balls to mess with.. The top panel will be clamped and adjustable to wind conditions..

I have been snapped on the fingernail more than once by bungee ball ties..

I make funny sound and nasty words when that happens..

Now I have to go and reinvent the wheel..
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by VultureChow » Thu May 01, 2014 3:38 pm

Finalized dog tag design.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by ProfessorChaos » Thu May 01, 2014 3:48 pm

VultureChow wrote:Finalized dog tag design.

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This is awesome!!!! How many are you making?

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Ratty » Thu May 01, 2014 4:37 pm

VultureChow those will be beautiful. I'm so in awe of people that work in sturdy medium. Can I have one? Pleeeeeeese. I know. I know. It's not nice to beg. IF I run into you at the M&G. And if you have any on you, Can I have one?

OK. Now that I have demeaned myself, I am doing one thing a day. Yeasterday I sorted my personal costume room. No easy feat. Today I'm converting some old boots into spats.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Drawingablank » Thu May 01, 2014 5:08 pm

VultureChow wrote:Finalized dog tag design.

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Nice, I am wearing my 2013 one right now.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by ProfessorChaos » Thu May 01, 2014 7:27 pm

Corvus wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:Stocked up on electrolytes...
Holy fucking shit! That's what I use and I grumbled at $15 for five pounds (still, it's cheaper than REI) when I bought a can three years ago. $50 is highway robbery.

Making note to stop by the tackstore to see what their prices are this year.

(On clicking on the link again) Aha! 30 pounds. Never mind.
Wait...you guys drink electrolytes for horses??? That is awesome!

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by fernley1 » Thu May 01, 2014 10:05 pm

VC, your dog tag design is awesome.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by fernley1 » Thu May 01, 2014 10:20 pm

My first attempt at doing anything like art for a long time.
I started by collecting old purple glass I found in the desert in Northern Nevada.
I then used a rock tumbler to smooth the sharp edges. I glued neckless hoops on them, painted the man, and clear coated them.
I had my grandkids wear them to school to be sure they were not moop.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by unitivity » Thu May 01, 2014 10:52 pm

crumple chick or someone stated a tractor seat would be great for a bike seat.

Where can you get the metal tractor seats?
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by VultureChow » Fri May 02, 2014 6:43 am

ProfessorChaos wrote:
This is awesome!!!! How many are you making?[/quote]

I think I made 250 last year and was still finding stashes in my pockets and car during exodus. Got out and started gifting. It was nice.

Ratty, I will have tons at the M&G. And if I get enough done in time, I'd be willing to send some out to eplayans in July. A little early swag if you like.
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Post by Drawingablank » Fri May 02, 2014 9:22 am

fernley1 wrote:My first attempt at doing anything like art for a long time.
I started by collecting old purple glass I found in the desert in Northern Nevada.
I then used a rock tumbler to smooth the sharp edges. I glued neckless hoops on them, painted the man, and clear coated them.
I had my grandkids wear them to school to be sure they were not moop.
That is really nice.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by *Kat* » Fri May 02, 2014 9:36 am

Fernley and Vulture Crow, I really love your ideas!

I've pondered making BM gifts out of sea glass but one rarely finds biggish parts here. Oh, and I've always wanted a rock tumbler...
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Post by Joeln » Fri May 02, 2014 9:39 am

*Kat* wrote:Fernley and Vulture Crow, I really love your ideas!
100% agreed. Like both alot!
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Ratty » Fri May 02, 2014 9:47 am

Fernley those are beautiful. What a nice gift!!
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by smiffman » Fri May 02, 2014 9:50 am

Joeln wrote:
*Kat* wrote:Fernley and Vulture Crow, I really love your ideas!
100% agreed. Like both alot!


3rdssssssssss, yep both are dope.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by unjonharley » Fri May 02, 2014 11:16 am

Got a small amount of leather the cover the side shields of the goggles and top of the cap's bill. But garden works comes first..
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by fernley1 » Fri May 02, 2014 1:54 pm

Thanks all for the nice words about the necklaces I made.
It felt good making something to gift instead of buying something to gift.
I discovered the joy of gifting on the burn night last year, kinda late, I know.
It was cheap finger lights, but people really seemed to enjoy them, and I liked the reaction of a total stranger enjoying something I gave them.
Made me feel good.

Kat, sea glass was kinda the idea, but instead being desert glass. The old white glass, before like 1920, turns purple if left out in the sun. There is lots of it in the desert here in Northern Nevada. Even as a kid I would collect it.

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Post by *Kat* » Fri May 02, 2014 3:31 pm

(This is completely off topic but I can't stop myself from posting this. I've always want to go to Glass Beach near Fort Bragg. Must be so beautiful. Google it!)
Sometimes even 15 minutes on the street clock is a world away! A letter of the alphabet can be an entire light-year, a galaxy, a universe. - AntiM

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by fernley1 » Fri May 02, 2014 3:35 pm

Kat, I go there about once every two years. Glass beach is so cool to visit.
I love camping at Fort Bragg.
And the ice cream shop called Cow Licks has the best ice cream.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by fernley1 » Fri May 02, 2014 3:37 pm

Back on topic, today I finished checking all my playa lights, cleaned off the dust, and ordered replacement batteries for them.

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Post by ProfessorChaos » Fri May 02, 2014 5:25 pm

Found a ton of awesome playa gear by accident for pretty cheap at kragan oreily auto shop. Headlamps, deep cycle marine batteries, led flashlights, stuff that runs off 12v car outlet, work gloves. I will def be back when I have more time.

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