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Old 10-27-2016, 07:13 PM
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and inexpensive. You 3D printer guys ought to come up with version...

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Old 10-28-2016, 08:37 AM
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Nice! How did you attach the PVC couplings to the wood? Here's my cigar box version. It ain't pretty but it works:

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Old 10-28-2016, 08:52 AM
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Nice! How did you attach the PVC couplings to the wood?
Those aren't couplings, they are Tees, and I'm betting he glued a cross-piece in between the two sides, so he has 2 Tees with the "bull-head" glued together then captured between the top and bottom wood pieces. A very nice use of plumbing fittings to make a useful tool.

He did make a grammatical error though; He forgot the "S" on the number 6 plug position. It should read "U-P-P-E-R-S". I presume the other side says: "L-O-W-E-R-S" for uniformity ;-)

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Old 10-28-2016, 10:04 AM
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I've built them using a 4x4 drilled with paddle bits. Works well too, and cheap.

No pics handy now though.
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Old 10-28-2016, 07:10 PM
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Marc has it right; wish I'd thought of adding the s to upper and lower. For uniformity, my CDO* required the letters to appear on the same pairs of tees. The glue was the most expensive part, although probably not required. At first I tried weaving them together with 550 cord, then using cable ties, but in both instances it was a little floppy. It'd be cool to try a steampunk version, but I need to learn how to solder copper and it would jack the price up.

*CDO =OCD in proper alphabetical order.

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Old 10-28-2016, 10:00 PM
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I dunno, you could add the S to "upper", then add it to the beginning o the word "Lower". It would read Slower.... Nah, never mind. OCD rules!

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Old 10-31-2016, 06:11 PM
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and inexpensive. You 3D printer guys ought to come up with version...

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I'm adopting it to my bird.

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