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JB's Blasting Cabinet mk2 now making mk3, other shed content!!!

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as many of you know, i'm a little bit strange, but i suppose we all have to be to own mk1!

well part of my strangeness is a lack of trust i have for others, where this stems from i shall never know

so resolve this i tend to do things myself

let me give you a brief history!!!

needed a roll over jigs so thought s*d it i'll make one, should be fun!!!



then…

i needed a set of wheel blasting and painting

painting is easy, blasting was a problem, but i thought can't be that hard, so it i'll make one.. should be fun!!!



i had to part with this when i moved jobs :(then later down the line i thought i need to test my diesel injectors, what i needed was a pop tester………. can't be that hard…. s*d it ill make one, should be fun!!!



sorted!!!!

somebody challenge me to make a bed in the shape of a mk1……can't be that hard…. s*d it ill make one, should be fun!!!



somebody once said to me, "wouldn't it be good if you could still get metal P slot centre, so i can finish off the polished look" some twigged in my head, can't be that hard…. s*d it ill make some, should be fun!!!



then out of boredom over xmas i stumbled across dioramas for model cars, s*d it ill make one, should be fun!!!



so that has dragged it up to this weekend

the next silly idea……….!!!!!!!

i have loads of part i want to tart up but with the old blasting cabinet gone a new smaller version needs to be made…..!

so with a sleepless night of idea spinning through my head, today the project began

to make any good cabinet it needs to be a complete unit to start, like a oil drum or a old metal water tank… but with none of tho's around it got me thinking…… i have a bit of a addiction to "Really useful boxes" (other boxes are avaible)

so a 84L box was purchases for the huge fee of 16 english pound



ive been talking to my dad about this today at work and when i walked back in with that he said "your never going to make a blasting cabinet out of that are you son…..HAHA!!!!"

"well dad as a matter of fact i am"

watch this space, this is going to be the most crazy project yet!

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I think a picture is forming in my head of you JB. :lol:

How do you find the time to do all this stuff! Gotta hand it to you you're clearly a talented fella.

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Hats off, I'm the same, like to make stuff, it gets expensive lol.

Good luck on this dude!

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smudger1980 said

I think a picture is forming in my head of you JB. :lol:

How do you find the time to do all this stuff! Gotta hand it to you you're clearly a talented fella.

cheers dude i'll take that as a compliment,
i'm not talentated just strange :) with to much time on my hands

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jellybelly said

smudger1980 said

I think a picture is forming in my head of you JB. :lol:

How do you find the time to do all this stuff! Gotta hand it to you you're clearly a talented fella.

cheers dude i'll take that as a compliment,
i'm not talentated just strange :) with to much time on my hands

It was meant as one matey. Even if I was any good at that sort of thing I wouldn't have the time. Am learning though with my project MK1 (with a lot of help)

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mk1's are big learning curves

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Jelly, I hope you don't put the t-shirts back in the box after you've used it!! :o

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JB, y0ve always been my her0 matey,
can yu0 fix  my 0? Under estimated, never, ever under  appreciated.. :lol:

"Making Cabbies More Beautiful One Roof at a Time"

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Dano said

Jelly, I hope you don't put the t-shirts back in the box after you've used it!! :o

oh yea, the merchandise might be getting a little dirty…… oppssss!!

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so the work has begun

so tonight,

i've gaffa taped some clear asitate to the inside and outside of the lide, this is to help maintian the clearish finish as blasting will frost the perspexs very fast



then i got some p shap draft excluder to try to create a seal around the join between box and lid

also added the left over ribbon LED from the diorama around the lid



all lite up, should help me see in there :)



also alot of parts turned up today but i shall update once they start being fitted :)

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Top work JB  :thumbs:  :thumbs:

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is there anything you cant do jelly?




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You've Inspired me. I'm going to make the move from cardboard!

I know what you mean by not trusting people. That's why I ended up in the motor trade, after someone ripped me off when I was 15, telling me my Morris Minor engine needed a rebuild. I was too young to know any better. soon learnt.

Could you knock out one of these in MDF?:


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aircooled1968 said

is there anything you cant do jelly?



yea i really struggly to lick my own elbow, i hear nobody can do it

but it doesn't stop me from trying :)

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Longimanus said

You've Inspired me. I'm going to make the move from cardboard!

I know what you mean by not trusting people. That's why I ended up in the motor trade, after someone ripped me off when I was 15, telling me my Morris Minor engine needed a rebuild. I was too young to know any better. soon learnt.

Could you knock out one of these in MDF?:



MDF should be easy enough but a bit expensive and will be very heavy

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Will it re-enter the earths atmosphere with a coat of vht on it?

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90% complete tonight

5" hand hole cut out then a a fitting bolted in and rubber gloves attached





4" inline fan bolted on the side, this shifts alot of air which is a good things :)



a grill and ductin from the box to the fan



made this at work, it's a fitting to take compressed air and the media, should hopefully take both into the box without and leaks :)



all fitted up to the box



fun installed, i need to find some nice flexable pipe as this stuff is very stiff making it difficult to use



as it stands tonight



thats it for now, i tried it out and everything is working as it should just need some media and some nice flexable pipe work

other than that :)

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Looks really good. I'll be doing the same in a couple of weeks or so. Thanks for the ideas.

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Looks awesome JB. If only Tomorrow's World was still on the tele  :lol:  :)

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