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Old 04-03-2012, 08:22 PM   #21
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That was a really cool idea.
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Old 04-03-2012, 08:34 PM   #22
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Thanks all. Actually, I borrowed the idea from Robert Johans and his Scamp reno.
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:39 PM   #23
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Luv it! well done!
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Old 04-04-2012, 04:19 AM   #25
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Old 04-05-2012, 07:01 AM   #26
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Another way to make a clean hole is to use a tapered reamer. Drill a hole large enough for the tip of the reamer, then use the reamer to enlarge the hole to the finished diameter. Avoids any tear out.

I agree that this is a great way to drill fiberglass with an almost 100% certainty of a clean hole!
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Old 04-05-2012, 07:09 AM   #27
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It looks like the second hand was too long but you fixed that!

Nice work.
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It looks like the second hand was too long but you fixed that!

Nice work.
Good one! It's my attempt at being edgy/artsy.

Applied the little self adhesive black plastic dots (they're <1/8" thick). I'm taking bets as to how long they stay stuck once I take the Scamp on the road.
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hi lil---LOVE the clock! does it make a (loud) ticking noise or is it silent?
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@Greg..good idea. Will have to do a better job of lining up the little dots first. Here's a tip: Put the little dots on before you install the hands OR before you install the battery. I did it with the second hand chasing me around the face.

@Theresa...I ordered the quiet movement (continuous sweep Mini quartz). A little over $1 more than regular movement, but it specifically said ultra-quiet. Don't want to hear ticking all night long when I'm camping in nature!
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When I was a little younger I could actually hear my Seiko Quartz watch tick.
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Old 08-16-2012, 11:07 PM   #33
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I think I've overcome my fear of drilling/cutting holes in fiberglass...these plus the five I drilled for the outside light (pic to come).
Thanks all for holding my hand through the trauma!
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When I was a little younger I could actually hear my Seiko Quartz watch tick.
What about the Bulova Accutron "hum"

Nice job, Lil...
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