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Old 09-20-2011, 02:58 PM   #1
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I'm going to give this secret away

Here is one way to mount a "Good Switch" in a copper pipe mod.
It does require some metal working but not beyond the capabilities of an experienced modder.

The switch will be epoxied in place later.


Remember, this is a Rocket Secret, shhhh.
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Old 09-20-2011, 03:12 PM   #2
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My goodness, that is sexy looking.
Nice job, Professor.
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Old 09-20-2011, 04:22 PM   #3
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ain't it though
I was digging around trying to come up with something better than the little red button switches. Then it hit me. Square peg in a round hole.

Here's a soldering tool everyone needs in their shop. An electric range
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Old 09-20-2011, 04:23 PM   #4
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Old 09-20-2011, 04:30 PM   #5
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Very inventive,Rocky. What is the button?. Same board? Same BM charger/connector interface?
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Old 09-20-2011, 04:36 PM   #6
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Very inventive,Rocky. What is the button?. Same board? Same BM charger/connector interface?

Yes same Vape-N-Charge setup as the BM.

The 'Raw Material' for the button is in one of the photos
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Old 09-20-2011, 05:04 PM   #7
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You are an evil genius, you even labeled the pic "head of the nail". Next week when I learn to read I'll catch that sort of thing.
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Old 09-20-2011, 05:16 PM   #8
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Looks great Rocky, nice work on the metal polishing and love the switch..
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Old 09-20-2011, 07:12 PM   #10
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It'll be interesting to see how well galvanized holds a shine . . .
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Old 09-20-2011, 07:19 PM   #11
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Most of the galvanize removed by machining process. Plane old steel.

Maybe I'll 'Blue' it.
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Old 09-20-2011, 07:57 PM   #12
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Yes same Vape-N-Charge setup as the BM.

The 'Raw Material' for the button is in one of the photos
WHat are the connections?
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Old 09-20-2011, 08:32 PM   #13
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That's a cut down eGo connector soldered into the front copper cap.
I'm going to mount a 510 batt connector in the bottom for charging.

This is just a spare time effort
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Turned out very nice, but what else might one expect from a propulsion engineer? I was going to add that I have seen copper, brass and other metals and alloys used to make nails. Thought it might have been a little easier to "machine" Possibly a better fit for your beautiful work of art there? Anyway I stumbled on something quite interesting while looking for a pic. Here is a hint below and the link to a write up, I would think most tinkers here would find interesting. Also.. Can't find any Nichrome wire at any brick and mortars around here. Tried Radshack (they only sell phones now apparently.. what a waste), Hobby lobby, Michaels, blue/orange box HD and Lowes that is. As well as several mom and pops (hobby and hardware). Any ideas where else to look locally? Besides the net obviously, not having much luck and I wanna try some stuff.


Article here -----> http://www.woodturningonline.com/Tur...il-brands.html

Another thing is I still am not totally sure which size I want/need to work with here. Is <26g really a requirement? Optimal gauge 30 or so? Looking for about 25-28 ohm per ft. Really would take anything close at this point. Sorry for going so OT again Rock.. You da man and da man wit da mod! Again gratz, Looks pretty dang fine

edit - For an Atomizer... if that was not obvious... sry
edit #2 - This stuff work ya think?
http://www.infraredheaters.com/sleeving.html
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:39 PM   #15
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I have some copper nails but the shank wasn't heavy enough. I thought about using 3/16 brass machine screws but would require a trip to the hardware store. The nail works for now.
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:50 PM   #16
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Turned out very nice, but what else might one expect from a propulsion engineer? I was going to add that I have seen copper, brass and other metals and alloys used to make nails. Thought it might have been a little easier to "machine" Possibly a better fit for your beautiful work of art there? Anyway I stumbled on something quite interesting while looking for a pic. Here is a hint below and the link to a write up, I would think most tinkers here would find interesting. Also.. Can't find any Nichrome wire at any brick and mortars around here. Tried Radshack (they only sell phones now apparently.. what a waste), Hobby lobby, Michaels, blue/orange box HD and Lowes that is. As well as several mom and pops (hobby and hardware). Any ideas where else to look locally? Besides the net obviously, not having much luck and I wanna try some stuff.

Article here -----> http://www.woodturningonline.com/Tur...il-brands.html

Another thing is I still am not totally sure which size I want/need to work with here. Is <26g really a requirement? Optimal gauge 30 or so? Looking for about 25-28 ohm per ft. Really would take anything close at this point. Sorry for going so OT again Rock.. You da man and da man wit da mod! Again gratz, Looks pretty dang fine

edit - For an Atomizer... if that was not obvious... sry
edit #2 - This stuff work ya think?
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There is a place in Tomball called Thermal Solutions of Texas. I don't know if they will sell to the general public or not, but you could try them. Deer Park isn't that far from there. If not, they might could tell you where to get it locally.
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There is a place in Tomball called Thermal Solutions of Texas. I don't know if they will sell to the general public or not, but you could try them. Deer Park isn't that far from there. If not, they might could tell you where to get it locally.

Thx much.. Will give em a holla
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The nail works for now.
- Don't get me wrong R. It looks tight like it is.. Just saying.. Others having hindsight for you is lame at best I realize, but I am unable to help myself sometimes. Giving out advice like a Pez dispenser with a bottomless cartridge that is.

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Not a problem WW.

I hope it gives others ideas.
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Not a problem WW.

I hope it gives others ideas.
Already has.. Every idea including the good bad and down right dumb are always processed and of some use..


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lol... Yeah.. What they said
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Tried Radshack (they only sell phones now apparently.. what a waste), Hobby lobby, Michaels, blue/orange box HD and Lowes that is.
Man, I went to Radio Shack the other day, I needed some resistors, some diodes, some speakers, thought I might look and see if they had any exotic batteries . . . nope, they don't sell any of those any more. Toys, Phones, PC accessories, and that's about it. I miss the Radio Shack of my youth. Where does one go to get inexpensive speakers that perform well these days? Loose electronic components and project boxes, switches, wires, all the stuff I used to rely on Radio Shack for?
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Im really lucky they still have this place around here:
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was just over there the other day...remembered going in there with my Dad as a kid lookiing for repair parts and the tube tester...the place hasn't changed much but the contents sure have..
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That looks like a cool place. I went to a Fry's Electronics last time I was in LA, it was total geek heaven:

http://www.frys.com/category/Outpost...Film+Resistor/
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Old 09-21-2011, 02:28 PM   #25
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Wetwire, look on ebay for kenthol <sp?> its a alloy that is used in current attys, and cartomisers, i got like a hundred feet of 30g for like 4 bucks i think, and they will give you the ohms per foot, do the math and it comes out nice.... just got to find the right alloy...
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