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HEP This Week 12-9-19


By High_End_Pins

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“EBD Trim legs will be black regardless ”

  • Stainless/Factory 35 votes
    31%
  • Blacked out 54 votes
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  • Painted Gold matched to cabinet 24 votes
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#1401 1 year ago
Quoted from pzy:

Since you're already vacuum sealing your salmon, have you ever tried sous vide cooking?

Dammit.... I didn't know what this was and I read up on it. Now I have an order into Amazon for $400 for a couple of the machines and containers!

#1402 1 year ago

Is this the HEP Dr. Who or Fish Tales?

#1403 1 year ago
Quoted from pzy:

Since you're already vacuum sealing your salmon, have you ever tried sous vide cooking?

No had not heard of it but I am going to check it out now.

#1404 1 year ago
Quoted from fnosm:

Is this the HEP Dr. Who or Fish Tales?
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Starting to give me ideas about a stoned version of EBD

#1405 1 year ago

This thread is fishy.

#1406 1 year ago

Dr who lower fully stripped.
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Next I will tackle the floor. 359F15F9-10EA-41E9-A37A-4FB9EC78890A (resized).jpeg

#1407 1 year ago
Quoted from High_End_Pins:

One side stripped.
Big difference in stripping a vinyl cabinet and a painted or screened one.
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How do you strip the vinyl off? Do you just sand it or use a chemical stripper of some sort?

#1408 1 year ago
Quoted from Analogkid:

How do you strip the vinyl off? Do you just sand it or use a chemical stripper of some sort?

I sand it off.
There have been times in the past that I used chemical strippers but you still end up sanding the glue off so it is a messy extra step.
I will go over it when I strip the head in a bit.

#1409 1 year ago
Quoted from High_End_Pins:

I sand it off.
There have been times in the past that I used chemical strippers but you still end up sanding the glue off so it is a messy extra step.
I will go over it when I strip the head in a bit.

Chris, do you find it's your choice of primer that enables you to get the fine finish without more filler work on the cabinet? I see references to 'high fill' primer, etc but don't see it as often in the non-auto home finishes, etc.

I have a perfect finished surface.. but I really didn't like the amount of work it took to get there. Wondering if the primer type is the deltas

#1410 1 year ago
Quoted from flynnibus:

Chris, do you find it's your choice of primer that enables you to get the fine finish without more filler work on the cabinet? I see references to 'high fill' primer, etc but don't see it as often in the non-auto home finishes, etc.
I have a perfect finished surface.. but I really didn't like the amount of work it took to get there. Wondering if the primer type is the deltas

Not really if helps some but primer can only do so much so the perfecting starts at the ground floor.
You have to strip it with proper technique so you don’t make more work for yourself.
You have a straighten it as if there is going to be no primer used at all
By approaching it that way it makes the primers job easier and benefits it best.

#1411 1 year ago

The Dr who floor has some rough 45s4A40B9C7-4365-4DD5-AA91-C398B7E387CE (resized).jpeg

All 45s and blocking are removed so I can replace them as needed after I sand the floor clean. C50B1DF0-433F-4F78-BD9D-959BB0CDEA88 (resized).jpeg

This allows me to really get right up to the walls clean. DA70E2EA-7298-460E-9A8C-ABDF5322B93D (resized).jpeg

Now sanded nice and clean.

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#1412 1 year ago
Quoted from High_End_Pins:

Not really if helps some but primer can only do so much so the perfecting starts at the ground floor.
You have to strip it with proper technique so you don’t make more work for yourself.

Yeah, I used heat and the decal came clean, but after sanding, the top surface of the ply would open and become porous.. rather than just smoothing like a solid wood would do. Even at 220 or 300+ grit, it would have these pockets in the surface. It worked a lot more like those red toned 1/4" project panel pieces do.. rather than a solid plywood. I skim coated the thing to fill and flatten, but it was a lot more work vs just the 'spot patch' I see most getting away with. The skim, sand, prime, sand... then still not be happy and prime, sand, sand was more than I really cared for

My other lesson learned was.. if you bother flattening the cabinet... do ALL the surfaces. The places you don't, sure stand out afterwards.. even if they were just factory finish (like front edge of the head, etc)

Thx for taking the time for Q&A along the way Chris

#1413 1 year ago

The inside walls are stripped one side at a time. 75F2D6C1-52AB-4295-BADC-78F71C039F0F (resized).jpeg

Then the top plate is sanded flat and filled with fiberglass filler

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#1414 1 year ago

The filler is sanded image (resized).jpgimage (resized).jpg

The new 45s are glued and screwed in the walls and floor image (resized).jpg

The floor was just a little loose near the power switch cut out so that is glued and clamped. image (resized).jpg
The finish filler work now begins.
This means making the top plate look like it is one with the lower cabinet
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Also filling the new 45s and walls.

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#1415 1 year ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

More pics of Maverick please.

No problem he is ready to play.
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Daring me to try and snatch Mater
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Then when I try he full body guards him
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#1416 1 year ago

It’s important to guard your Tow Mater!

#1417 1 year ago

Then he wanted to play basketball.
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He goes all out with it for a little guy.

We just roll it to him while he is doing something we call rowing the boat. I wish I knew how to post a gif here. It is pretty cool.
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#1418 1 year ago

We covered the project of the day,fish shipment and Mr Maverick what is missing?

Beer choice.
Tonight is this.

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#1419 1 year ago

You have got to love the pickers and packers at Marco.
I ordered a couple last minute parts for my EBD projects and they showed up today.

I already had a full set of horseshoe drops so I just needed the other ones.
So I ordered them
2x right?
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No it is f*****g horseshoe in the bag!!!
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They will send me another

It doesn’t bother me that mistakes happen I make them too but when the label with a Picture doesn’t match the contents it is just hard to understand.

#1420 1 year ago
Quoted from High_End_Pins:

I wish I knew how to post a gif here

The trick with animated GIFs on pinside is when you upload the photo, change the attach dialog to 'original size (no rescaling)'. Then GIFs stay intact and will show with animation. Or post to youtube and link

#1421 1 year ago
Quoted from High_End_Pins:

They will send me another

It doesn’t bother me that mistakes happen I make them too but when the label with a Picture doesn’t match the contents it is just hard to understand.

Ironically I just had a mispick with them too last week. First time in a long time... I do love their fast turnaround.. Maybe some new help in the aisles

#1422 1 year ago
Quoted from High_End_Pins:

We covered the project of the day,fish shipment and Mr Maverick what is missing?
Beer choice.
Tonight is this.
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I just picked up a bottle of this earlier. Luckily there was still some up for grabs. I'm sure all the variants were gone on Black Friday. The price on this beer has gotten a kinda crazy but it's always damn tasty.

#1423 1 year ago
Quoted from High_End_Pins:

We covered the project of the day,fish shipment and Mr Maverick what is missing?
Beer choice.
Tonight is this.
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What year is this? I have a 2014 bottle sitting around...

#1424 1 year ago
Quoted from Langless28:

What year is this? I have a 2014 bottle sitting around...

That was the 2018.
My wife spotted it at the grocery store of all places. They usually have lousy beer selection so I was shocked.

#1425 1 year ago

Spent the entire morning working on the Doctor.

Sanded last nights final filler application.
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Top plate and neck area are all squared up and straight now. DE1029A1-7564-4F1B-BB02-45C36B7BFD31 (resized).jpegFFA90F09-C409-4F20-980B-E298560C62D1 (resized).jpeg

Cosmetic and structural repairs are done for the most part to the lower.

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#1426 1 year ago

Next is to deal with the underside of the floor so it is flipped.
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Everything is solid now with the glue,screws and new 45s but I do need to clean up the channeling from the previous loose floor condition. This would be an example of what I want to clean up C392FA4B-039B-48FD-AE5F-C30C72B11235 (resized).jpeg

After sanding the floor and channel clean I push finish nails in the cracks just to gently open them up 0E408EFC-B974-4AAE-9003-B8A0663F5201 (resized).jpegF0CE77CA-B350-4D9A-B388-8D0BBAB205DD (resized).jpegBF82A392-E79A-4ABD-9EDD-774CF9E4B362 (resized).jpeg

Then I run a full bead of wood glue all the way around.
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#1427 1 year ago

I then remove the nails and wipe the entire edges from the inside out with a spreader to finish pushing it into the voids and wood fibers.
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Then let it set for a bit.

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#1428 1 year ago

Chris, you ever use a glue syringe? I like them as you get the glue deeper down into the cracks.

#1429 1 year ago

Also, glad to see you got some Goose Island .... saves me from sending you a bottle this year

#1430 1 year ago

Now I focus on the head.
When stripping vinyl coated cabinets I use a very aggressive material remover.
It is almost like a grinder but it is designed for woodwork.
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It cannot be held flat for long or it is designed to shut down with a thermal protection.
It is meant to be held at an angle do that can really chew up bare wood. Knowing this I aim to eliminate as much of the coating as I can quickly without exposing too much bare wood.
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I can now more carefully strip and straighten the surface with a more traditional sander. C8B89161-D7DC-4A9D-B907-7A31F8A4993E (resized).jpeg

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#1431 1 year ago
Quoted from meSz:

Chris, you ever use a glue syringe? I like them as you get the glue deeper down into the cracks.

Yes. Those work well in spots also but are tougher to use on the entire channel.

#1432 1 year ago
Quoted from meSz:

Also, glad to see you got some Goose Island .... saves me from sending you a bottle this year

I can never be overstocked

#1433 1 year ago

The head for Dr Who is stripped and now the structural repairs are in process.
One loose joint
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Big chunk 1 fiberglass filled
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Big chunk 2 alsoB5AF7D12-5D3E-470B-8E22-BB02DB1D13CF (resized).jpeg
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#1434 1 year ago

Filling the lower lip with fiberglass filler to further strengthen and fill. On Dr Who
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Head repairs are complete
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Almost ready to mask and prime.

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#1435 1 year ago

Why the red versus black fiberglass? Different strengths and/or products?

#1436 1 year ago
Quoted from lb1:

Why the red versus black fiberglass? Different strengths and/or products?

The red hardner looks more wood like when sanded.

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#1437 1 year ago

Dr Who cabinet is ready to prime. image (resized).jpgimage (resized).jpg

#1438 1 year ago

Dr Who cabinet is primed image (resized).jpgimage (resized).jpg
Then guidecoated with a Christmas cookie color
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When you see typos and crazy words in my post it is usually because I am quickly typing on my phone with these on.
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#1439 1 year ago

Seeing if these Maverick gifs work. I have many.

One of my favorites is when he both yawns and sneezes in my beer.

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#1440 1 year ago

Requesting "rowing the boat" gif, and then also requesting Robin turn that into Chris' profile picture

#1441 1 year ago
Quoted from pzy:

Requesting "rowing the boat" gif, and then also requesting Robin turn that into Chris' profile picture

I will definitely make one of him rowing the boat
Here he is wrestling with a rage ball that weighs as much as he does.
This is part of the reason we have to anchor him down while I work.

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#1442 1 year ago

OMG just when I thought this topic couldn't get any better!
Maverick stealing even more of the show now!

#1443 1 year ago

Haven’t seen that RAS before... what paper do you use on the vinyl? Is that Saphir?

#1444 1 year ago

Back to the EBDs.
Playfield for the special one is t nutted.

New rails are installed.

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#1446 1 year ago

Here is the morning gif report on Maverick.
Too busy wrestling mater to row the boat.

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#1447 1 year ago

EBD special playfield is building up topside.
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Going with black post and white rubber. image (resized).jpg

Thinking this will work well for the Lane guides once the plastics are placed.
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#1448 1 year ago

Apologies if this is a repeat, but I don't remember it being asked: what brand of rubber parts do you regularly use?

#1449 1 year ago
Quoted from radium:

Haven’t seen that RAS before... what paper do you use on the vinyl? Is that Saphir?

Rubin 2 I believe.
Usually 60 or 80 grit.

#1450 1 year ago
Quoted from JWJr:

Apologies if this is a repeat, but I don't remember it being asked: what brand of rubber parts do you regularly use?

Either PBL perfect play or Titan but I did read the rubber thread yesterday and might give Marco a try as long as the package and contents match up

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