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    Default Down and Dirty Dually

    Being on a rather tight budget these days, (wify’s birthday coming up..) I thought I would try a cheap ‘n ugly approach using odds-n-ends ‘n pieces of junk I have lying around the shop..
    Welcome to my Frankenstein build
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    The diodes and lenses came in!! Thanks guys!
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    Hmm.. here’s some metalwork ..maybe this’ll do the trick..
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    Drill ‘em out..
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    Mount ‘em in..
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    Light em up.
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    I like your audiophile grade driver

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    Quote Originally Posted by logsquared View Post
    I like your audiophile grade driver
    Thanks. It's not real fast but at least it is analog

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    Next ..

    OK, lenses. Hmm. Get the hacksaw out, fab a piece and mount them lenses.. lessee, what kind of glue do I have around here. Oh, this looks good. black speaker-cone glue. (since I'm going with the audiofile approach ..
    (hope I dont ruin the new lenses ) ..
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    Thumbs up

    Love, peace, and grease,

    allthat... aka: aaron@pangolin

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    Thanks Allthat. I was definitely trying to avoid seeing the dreaded "THIS THREAD IS WORTHLESS WITHOUT .." smiley .

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    OK. Time to test ..
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    Of course! Throw a roof prizm from an old pair of binoculars up there
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    Lightbulb

    Quote Originally Posted by steve-o View Post
    OK. Time to test ..
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    There is no fixing the "line"... that is what it comes out as... nasty fast axis. It is much more a beam show laser than a graphics laser; I know this will disappoint you.

    Here is the Kvant 445 at 50 feet.


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    I'm too slow. You got your post up there before I could edit in my last pic . .

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