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JoergS wrote:Realistically, I think I can launch a nine pound chain saw at 50 fps from a shoulder mounted rubber powered bazooka...
squinty wrote:I reserve the right to yell "Dookyhole!" - or it's Hebrew equivalent if such a thing exists - whilst dispensing a barrage of palm strikes at my opponent.
crypto wrote:I still love this antenna. I'm in St. Charles, and can get to mid-town repeaters that are almost a half-hour drive away on 5W. It's absolutely bombproof too, I mean hell, soldered copper pipe isnt going anywhere, ever.
If you want some information about construction techniques or run into any gotchas, make sure to let me know, I'll help out however I can.
My overwhelming advice is to clean the copper ends before you start soldering. Use sandpaper or a scotchbrite pad, and make sure to use the acid flux. If you've ever sweated a copper joint, you can do this. It's the same thing.
IllicitDreams wrote:When I make this, it will be my first attempt at any sort of soldering of metal. Closest I've come to doing anything like this is building potato cannons.
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