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mudbug 11-03-2012 08:20 PM

Made myself a drying wheel for epoxy head flies.
 
Motor - 6 rpm A/C motor - $8 shipped from china.
Base - Scrap Oak sprayed with poly - Free
Support Arm - Scrap Aluminum from work, cut and bent to shaped on our shear and brake. - Free
Wheel Base - Plastic circular electric box cover - $1.10
Wheel Foam - Sheet of 6mm stuff from micheal's - $1
Eltrical Cord - Some cheay I had laying around - Free
Switch - A/C inline switch from Home Depot $4
Screws I had in my screw cup.

Total - $15 and change

http://www.goobage.com/pics/temp/drying_wheel1.jpg

http://www.goobage.com/pics/temp/drying_wheel2.jpg

http://www.goobage.com/pics/temp/drying_wheel3.jpg

darwin 11-03-2012 09:57 PM

Re: Made myself a drying wheel for epoxy head flies.
 
That is much better quality than the $40 battery operated piece of junk from StoneFly. Good job. :thumbup:

thorsten 11-04-2012 10:08 AM

Re: Made myself a drying wheel for epoxy head flies.
 
GREAT JOB :thmbup: I donīt use such drying wheels for my epoxy flies, I just hold them in front of our tile stove for some minutes to dry them ;)

jpbfly 11-04-2012 11:01 AM

Re: Made myself a drying wheel for epoxy head flies.
 
Great job Mudbug:thumbsup:I like that "rotating" pink flower very much:D


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