Jeff Wissman's Heiland Build

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Tsi Talon
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Jeff Wissman's Heiland Build

Post by Tsi Talon » Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:06 am

More of a scratch build than the last job he had me do which was a Hasbro FX conversion.

Some artsy teaser pics

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Nice chunk of 2" acetal rod

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Chock it up

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Getting a little, hairy? Going from 50.8mm to 40mm makes a mess...

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Down to pre-final width of 40mm, machining a 7mm wide step, down to 19mm deep

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Aaaand done, after lots of measuring and lots of measuring...

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Fits like a glove. A really tight glove, needs a little tweaking.

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Re: Jeff Wissman's Heiland Build

Post by Tsi Talon » Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:04 pm

More parts came in the mail!

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Re: Jeff Wissman's Heiland Build

Post by Tsi Talon » Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:59 pm

And more mail arrived...

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Re: Jeff Wissman's Heiland Build

Post by Tsi Talon » Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:27 am

No goodies in the mail today, so onto the work!

PIC DUMP!

Recharge port?

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Yes, Virginia, you CAN run wires through heat shrink!

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So, remember the chunk of delrin from the lathe? A template was made so some random holes could be drilled... or are they random?

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Just a hint at what the holes are for

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Sometimes you just need a tool and having a lathe can be of big help. Especially when you need to make an extra long drill stop because of a raised portion on the work piece

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Re: Jeff Wissman's Heiland Build

Post by Mormegil » Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:09 am

AJ,

Looking good! Can't wait to see it finished! :D

--Jeff

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Re: Jeff Wissman's Heiland Build

Post by Tsi Talon » Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:06 pm

I wasnt exactly happy with how the NBv4 and USB port were mounted, so i redid it and added a couple more nice touches

A little bit of carbon fiber Kydex and some heat shrink results in this

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Even though you cant see the wires when the battery is installed, i wanted to cover them up anyway

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More secure and better looking than the last one

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Re: Jeff Wissman's Heiland Build

Post by Tsi Talon » Sat Aug 05, 2017 4:31 am

More mail today, last of the bits...

Some connectors to..connect... things

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Some more lathing, should be the last

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End cap snaps on

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LED holder snaps on

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Peeker speaker...

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End cap with the hot shoe mount missing, possibly removed by the force

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Some more artsy shots...

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Only a few more bits to finish and then itll be done :)

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Re: Jeff Wissman's Heiland Build

Post by Tsi Talon » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:13 am

Did some light wiring. Ha, double meaning ;)

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