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Old 02-15-2009, 03:39 PM
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Talking Finally finished my over-engineered pop tester!

Cost about $75 in materials and a few hours of labor.













And yes, I did radius the edges of the base board...
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Old 02-15-2009, 03:45 PM
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you didnt sand and stain the wood...
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Old 02-15-2009, 04:22 PM
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you didnt sand and stain the wood...
You're right, I'm going to have to go back and fix that... I just noticed that I didn't cut the 4x4 off square on the front side either... Tsk, tsk...
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Old 02-15-2009, 04:45 PM
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Nice Job

Especially like the Pre-Filter action.
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Old 02-15-2009, 04:49 PM
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Looks nice even without the stain. Can you tell us what parts you used and how you did it. So as people like me can copy it
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Old 02-15-2009, 04:53 PM
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Great job!!! Does this mean I can send you my injectors now?

Seriously, nice job, but I wouldn't try to paint treated wood!
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Old 02-15-2009, 04:58 PM
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Very nice. I was thinking of making one myself.
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Old 02-15-2009, 05:15 PM
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You're right, I'm going to have to go back and fix that... I just noticed that I didn't cut the 4x4 off square on the front side either... Tsk, tsk...
fail..throw it all out and build a new one
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Old 02-15-2009, 06:48 PM
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where did you get the gage?
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Old 02-15-2009, 07:32 PM
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Thanks for the kind words!

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Looks nice even without the stain. Can you tell us what parts you used and how you did it. So as people like me can copy it
Once I test it and make sure it works, I'll post the materials list.
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Great job!!! Does this mean I can send you my injectors now?
I'm just a novice at dialing in pop pressures. You should send your injectors to Bryan (bgkast). He can set you up and his rates are reasonable.

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where did you get the gage?
McMaster-Carr at www.mcmaster.com I'll post which one later when I get everything sorted out...
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Old 02-15-2009, 07:56 PM
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Nice job... Please do post how to build your own, that would be a cool weekend project to build.

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Old 02-15-2009, 09:03 PM
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Pop tester

Beautiful work.!...
You could sell these for three times your cost as techno art in high-end retail stores....
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Old 02-15-2009, 09:06 PM
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Very nice, looks like the one BrainLair made thats residing in my garage right now
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Old 02-15-2009, 09:23 PM
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Nice design. I just began assembling parts to build one (I got the injector line) and I look forward to seeing your list.
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Old 02-17-2009, 06:17 PM
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what do you all think of this gauge?

12.99 at harbor freight... nice big numbers, liquid filled, looks like a really nice gauge... maybe not accurate enough for a pop tester though...
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