Stupidly large communications dish of communications
#1
So bugger it... I'm in.

Just need to make sure I can finish.

I am going to make a large communications/radar dish that balances on a 1" base, because who doesn't love a challenge. I am going to concentrate on just the dish and if I get it finished then I will work on some extra things to compliment it.

I will hopefully upload some diagrams/pics later today.
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#2
Look forward to it!
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#3
Turns out that a 1" base is incredibly small....
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#4
I know! Right!?
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#5
I was going to cut some bits of board to make the bases... but it turns out that WH40K mini bases are perfect.

Here are my ideas for this:
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And here is the start of this project:

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#6
A stack of one inch diameter fender washers would serve you well as a weight underneath that plastic base. Just saying.


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#7
Glad to have you on board Smile And yes, 1" is very small!
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#8
I have made some progress! Found the base of a plastic wine glass is a good dish size. I'll have some pics up later.

Turns out I read the competition wrong and was only making 1 thing. Now I am going to make 5 other 1" things (2 smaller dishes, 2 antennae arrays and maybe some kind of power station/large battery to operate them all) and then put the bigger dish on the 2" base.
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#9
Erk. I'm out for this one. There is no way I'm going to find time to get anything even half finished. Just too much going on right now.
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