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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #15 on: July 28, 2014, 06:34:55 AM »
Fantastic Jason.  Really top notch.
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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #16 on: July 28, 2014, 08:03:05 AM »
Yikes!  I still struggle with decals and envirotex.

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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #17 on: July 28, 2014, 08:18:06 AM »
Holy cow. Hahaha. That is awesome.
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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #18 on: July 28, 2014, 08:31:02 AM »
Wowzer! Amazing build, class from top to bottom!

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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #19 on: July 28, 2014, 08:46:30 AM »
That is one of the finest builds I've seen so far on this forum. It's a self-designed 2-level board in one of the most impressive enclosures I've seen. Love the copper finish and the graphics is killer (especially those intertwining patterns).
I see you used CuSO4 as a copper source. What was your anode material? What voltage did you apply? I'm getting this itching in my fingers telling me to try this as well. Next up: chrome finish ;)

And +1: if you have some left or do a run on these, I'd take one please.
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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #20 on: July 28, 2014, 08:50:54 AM »
Outstanding, fuck the pants!!!

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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #21 on: July 28, 2014, 09:02:56 AM »
man... i dont think there is a bar anywhere anymore... you just keep putting out one great build after another. since we're clearly not even in the same universe, im gonna stick to trying to do the neat and you do the spectacular. :)

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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #22 on: July 28, 2014, 09:04:19 AM »
That is one of the finest builds I've seen so far on this forum. It's a self-designed 2-level board in one of the most impressive enclosures I've seen. Love the copper finish and the graphics is killer (especially those intertwining patterns).
I see you used CuSO4 as a copper source. What was your anode material? What voltage did you apply? I'm getting this itching in my fingers telling me to try this as well. Next up: chrome finish ;)

And +1: if you have some left or do a run on these, I'd take one please.


Yep, it's Zep's Root Kill from Home Depot. I tried a few things to get it working well enough, but in the end it was some guitar shielding tape from StewMac and a 6V lantern battery. I tried taping a ring of anode around the tub, but that didn't work the way I thought it would. Just one spot is better. The work piece must stay at least 3inches away and it needs to keep moving/turning and I had to pull it out every so often and scrub with Bar Keeper's friend polish - seriously for about 8-10 hours. I watched most of a season of The Sopranos doing this.
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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #23 on: July 28, 2014, 09:28:16 AM »
Wow nice job!

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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #24 on: July 28, 2014, 10:48:51 AM »
Daayum.

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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #25 on: July 28, 2014, 11:22:24 AM »
Last night I was proud of myself getting an alcohol Ink finish to stick to my enclosure.
Now I feel like a 2 year old playing with finger paints..lol

That is spectacular on all levels. 

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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #26 on: July 28, 2014, 12:38:35 PM »
well, I guess we're not having a summer contest, since its already over.

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this is super cool.  I can't believe no one commented yet on the fact that the etch wraps over the sides.  That's no mean feat.

Stacked pcbs is something I was just thinking about, and here it is.

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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #27 on: July 28, 2014, 04:05:54 PM »
I didn't have a shortlist for build of the year, but I do now.

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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #28 on: July 28, 2014, 07:59:13 PM »
Awestruck

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Re: Brazen Bull No. 1
« Reply #29 on: July 28, 2014, 08:22:04 PM »
This is sorcery!  Clearly not the work of a mortal.  I suggest we re-instate witch trials immediately  ;D