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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #30 on: August 30, 2014, 11:58:10 AM »

I'm in for 1 - $20
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #31 on: August 30, 2014, 12:00:43 PM »

Interesting that you should say this, ta0....

"These tops would float and would be safe to be used around rivers and fountains"

But if there would happen to be a strong current on a river (like maybe the Seine in Paris) one would wonder what new possibilities there might be on developing top spinners down river.
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #32 on: August 30, 2014, 02:20:11 PM »

Interesting that you should say this, ta0....

"These tops would float and would be safe to be used around rivers and fountains"

But if there would happen to be a strong current on a river (like maybe the Seine in Paris) one would wonder what new possibilities there might be on developing top spinners down river.
Perhaps it was good that the Chico top did not float or I would have risked falling into the Seine to rescue it.
This was not the first time one of my tops met the waters of Paris: ta0 in Paris, 2009

Talking about floating and bouncing tops, I think next time I will take my Wyandotte top:



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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #33 on: August 30, 2014, 03:37:14 PM »

Sounds great!  This group is awesome.

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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #34 on: August 30, 2014, 04:57:39 PM »

Sounds great!  This group is awesome.

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Got it!  Thanks!  Hope to see you in the near future....
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #35 on: August 31, 2014, 01:35:48 AM »

I'm in for one.
The material must be powdered for rotomolding. There are many resins that have rotomold grades. I did some work a while ago on rotomolded chemical feed systems. I will dig in the files for the material info.
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #36 on: August 31, 2014, 02:46:29 AM »

The material must be powdered for rotomolding. There are many resins that have rotomold grades. I did some work a while ago on rotomolded chemical feed systems. I will dig in the files for the material info.

good grief kirk what exactly is your line of work?!?!?!?!?
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #37 on: August 31, 2014, 08:40:45 AM »

good grief kirk what exactly is your line of work?!?!?!?!?
I do product development consulting. Clients come to us for help on an incredibly wide range of products, including consumer products, surgical instruments, industrial machines and more. It is very rarely boring. Usually we get to work on things that will make a positive difference in people's lives.  My background is Mechanical Engineering with a bit of Electrical.
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #38 on: September 01, 2014, 02:02:13 PM »

Here is a photo of the almost 5" wide top The Toycrafter used to make on this machine (the mold is included), besides a regular size Monarch top for comparison:



Of course, John would put a more playable tip.

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I would not be surprised if there are some nice surprises involved . . .  :-X
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #39 on: September 01, 2014, 06:49:36 PM »

im considering investing in this but i have a question: if all goes well and tops do get produced from this in the future, what sort of price range would be talking about? i mean a discount of $25 sounds very good but in relation to what total cost?
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #40 on: September 01, 2014, 10:57:48 PM »

im considering investing in this but i have a question: if all goes well and tops do get produced from this in the future, what sort of price range would be talking about? i mean a discount of $25 sounds very good but in relation to what total cost?

I don't think the price can be known at this time, but I am sure you will have a taker for your $25 certificate if you don't want the top.
I would say that the odds that your investment will give you a great return (in more than one sense) are very good . . .
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #41 on: September 02, 2014, 12:39:55 AM »

I am in for one, please.
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #42 on: September 02, 2014, 09:22:57 PM »

I've lost track of the $, but this is looking good!
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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #43 on: September 03, 2014, 01:01:23 AM »

hi all

Ludo tells me he is in for 20

thanx

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Re: Educational size rotational molding machine
« Reply #44 on: September 03, 2014, 10:52:46 AM »

I am in for 2 $40

Really looking forward to it.
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