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  1. BumbleBee

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    I've been playing :)

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    I have so many tanks and drippers that I enjoy, most come with goon or 810 drip tips with 510 adapters. While I do enjoy my 510 tips I just find the goons easier because I'm not really a fan of adapters, but the flip side is that the standard goon tips are just too big and most encourage your lips to touch a pretty warm piece of metal. So I decided to make a tip that fits the bigger openings but has the comfort of a 510 tip.

    This has turned out pretty well for me because I really enjoy creating things, I find it calming and it's a way for me to unwind. Each of these tips is completely hand made, no CNC equipment is used, all the tips are finished off by hand and polished to a glasslike shine without any of those nasty clear coats that the mass produced resin tips are sporting these days. I don't use jigs or templates, each is unique, each is a piece of art.

    Here's a video of the tip pictured above being created, the video has of course been shortened as it took considerably longer than 7 minutes to make ;)



    Thanks goes to @Bumblebabe for shooting the footage and editing it, dankie babe ;)
     
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    Awesome @BumbleBee - so when can I start placing orders mate


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    I'm not sure I'll be taking orders, that kinda puts more pressure on me. But, I will consider requests. ;)
     
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    PM incoming


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    @BumbleBee ,I would get very frustrated making that,you definitely need alot of patience,so are they for sale already on your website?
     
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    It's a lot like doodling, or making sandcastles on the beach.

    I have made a few that I will be loading on the site later this week, more will be loaded as they happen.
     
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    Here are the first few that will be available...

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    I Love watching you at “work”
    We’ll do a properly set up video soon
     
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    That will be awesome babe, this one is really not bad considering that it was just a spur of the moment thing :)
     
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    Thanks @Slick :)

    They're all various forms of acrylic resin. I did do one in Maple but still need to figure out the finishing. That one does look stunning though.
     
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    Congrats @BumbleBee - that is amazing!
    You got great talent and passion
     
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    Thanks @Silver ;-)

    Just wait... I have a few other tricks up my sleeve :D
     
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    There’s just something mesmerising about a lathe... excellent work sir !
     
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    Absolutely, you go all zen while you're working on it, until something grabs, then the zen goes away. Thank goodness for face shields :D
     
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    @BumbleBee I know exactly what you mean,thats how I feel when I mix juice,its so therapeutic,then I taste it,and its pathetic!
     
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    Yeah !! They were intent on showing us what will happen when you don’t pay attention and respect the machine in the first five minutes of industrial safety :eek:
     
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    Yep, it can get scary. Respecting the equipment is vital, and generally applies to most things in life. I've been using mechs for years and still close one eye when I put a fresh battery in :couch:
     
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    Do the exact same thing with circuit breakers... even though I know I’m not touching anything conductive :confused:
     
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    Oh hell no, I don't do electricity, once bitten twice I'm never touching that sh1t again. When there is a thunderstorm I turn lights and plugs off with a wooden spoon.
     
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    Simple yet effective!
     
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    Oh wow! This is very exciting to see! Congrats to both @BumbleBee and @Bumblebabe !!!!

    I need to go and check my collection and see what is missing so I can stress you out with requests!
     
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    The first few tips have been loaded on the website :)

    Check them out here
     
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