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Old 02-25-2010, 09:28 AM
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Default 94 cent Epoxy Drying Wheel

I've needed one for years, but just couldn't bear paying $40+ for one. All I had to go buy was the square dowel ($0.94), and I had the plastic tub, rotisserie motor, foam, cable ties, and screws already laying around.

I present, the most redneck epoxy drying wheel ever-

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It ain't pretty, but it'll hold 60 flies at a time, and all I had to go buy was the square dowel.

And yes, you did see a cut up cap from a liquor bottle in there as well.
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Pretty neat invention there Cliff. Seems like there should be one of those motors laying around here somewhere. Time to search. Thanks for posting that.
That made my top 10 list for use of a zip-tie, lol.

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Love it! I must have a liquor cap somewhere around.....
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Great example of southern engineeringJoking apart that's a very good tip Big
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Nice Cliff!
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Brilliant!
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Default Re: 94 cent Epoxy Drying Wheel

thats sweet.. hey and you get an a+ for innovation and creativity..

i never thought to run it out lenght wise.. thats a nice set up..
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