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Wow this is awesome. You are very creative in all of your fabricated parts and you have inspired me to make some similar parts for my computer. Mod On! This worklog is making it hard for me to vote...
THANKS! stuff like that means allot to me. it inspires me to keep working hard and hopefully produce something awesome.

i hope i can keep this project to everyone's high standards.
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This might be late, but @ bracing the front panel - Could you put a bar/piece of all-thread/metal bar in the middle? In that one little cross section, I think you could get a metal rod to fit in it. Then you could use some epoxy (I would suggest JB Weld dough) to hold it in and brace that whole thing. It's the only cross section (looks like it's near the opticals?) and you could harden it up to cross brace the front as a whole.


Does any of that make sense?
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This might be late, but @ bracing the front panel - Could you put a bar/piece of all-thread/metal bar in the middle? In that one little cross section, I think you could get a metal rod to fit in it. Then you could use some epoxy (I would suggest JB Weld dough) to hold it in and brace that whole thing. It's the only cross section (looks like it's near the opticals?) and you could harden it up to cross brace the front as a whole.


Does any of that make sense?
thanks for the comment repo. but to clarify things a little the flexing isint so much the cross bars bending on their own or any thing like that as much as all three of them twisting together to allow the vertical parts to move opposite to each other.

for instance if you grab the vertical parts on the sides and pull one to you and push the other away from you the cross bars will twist along the length of them selves like when you twist a spring the way its twisted (i hope that makes seance)

so thats why the H and the |_| shapes. to prevent the sites moving separately from each other

oh and i wasn't able to grab any thing from work or have time to do any thing on the bondo work today so ill be doing that tonight. i hope to have an update some time around 9
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so my memory card for my camera is full and i uploaded some pictures so wile im waiting for my dinner to cook its UPDATE TIME!


i got home from work and it looked like this. rather rough but the filler has set up! thats always a plus.

time to get sanding.

i started with a 50 grit that i just grabbed out of the box of bits we have.

this is the result. nice and cleaned up a bit.

then i took some 320 grit i stole from work *sushhh dont tell my boss*
and

even better. but their are still some high spots i need to take down. cant really see them in the pic but they are painfully obvious.


after another few mins of sanding i broke through a bubble that fored under the filler on the aluminum... thats a problem... it was going so nicely too

after about 10 minuets of digging i found this stuff. my dad tells me its pretty good for a no mix stuff.

as i found its really thick and its easier to spread with your finger than with one of those plastic spreaders.


so i pushed it into the bubble and a spot i wasn't quite happy with and scraped off as much of the excess as i could.


and now im off to go eat wile that sets up. Dad tells me it should be good enough to sand in about 30 minuets.


thanks to all that have voted for me for MOTM!

if you haven't yet i dont like you and if you want me to like you you should go vote NOW! then i will love you forever
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Looking great , and remember that that part is not seen . as its the bottom so any slight imperfections will be covered by Undercoat and paint!
You could also use the Spray putty thats what the Auto Body biulder's/Panel Beater's use after Bondo sanded back
    
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ended up taking my dad out to dinner after a GRATE report from the doctors about his cancer situation.

BACK TO WORK!
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Looking great , and remember that that part is not seen . as its the bottom so any slight imperfections will be covered by Undercoat and paint!
You could also use the Spray putty thats what the Auto Body biulder's/Panel Beater's use after Bondo sanded back

yes... you are correct sir. BUT i will still know its their and im one of those perfectionists that even if you cant see it will know that its not right and be mad at my self for the rest of the time i own it if i dont fix it when i have a chance and its an easy fix
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update part two


all fixed!

that was an easy update


as always questions comments and suggestions always welcome!

and vote Striker36 for MOTM!

did you?
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Striker, isn't it past your bed-time?
    
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Striker, isn't it past your bed-time?
um... no? i have no idea what your talking about.

if your making reference to my sig i still have an hour and a half but that was a joke with me and a friend of mine and doesn't actually mean any thing
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