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Mother’s Day bored project #7835538 05/11/20 12:42 AM
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Was bored so I grabbed some resin and rounds and made a sphere. I’ll give it a couple weeks to fully harden, then I will polish it up glass smooth. Calibers are .308, .223, and 6.5 Grendel. Resin is Alumilite Clear Slow.
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That's cool as hell. cheers


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Haha yea I polished that thing for hours.
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How'd you suspend the rounds in the sphere without touching the edges?


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Haha yea I polished that thing for hours.
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Re: Mother’s Day bored project [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn] #7835559 05/11/20 01:21 AM
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Originally Posted by ImTheReasonDovesMourn
How'd you suspend the rounds in the sphere without touching the edges?


Normally I would turn them on the lathe from a cylindrical blank, but I used a sphere mold on this one. I poured it in three layers. First layer to have a flat surface for the bullets to stand on, the second layer to lock the bullets in place, then I hot-glued the top half of the mold on and poured the third layer. [Linked Image]


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very neat, indeed! would you custom make one with 3 calibers that I choose? And if so, what would this ball of joy cost me?

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Originally Posted by ImTheReasonDovesMourn
That's cool as hell. cheers


Yes it is....that is awesome....I want one.... clap


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Re: Mother’s Day bored project [Re: Dragonuv] #7835603 05/11/20 02:19 AM
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If I’m happy with the final result after I get it polished, I’ll message y’all. This was more of an experiment to try and do multiple pours without being able to see a seam line between the pours, is very tricky to do. The line you see around it is the mold seam and will sand off easily.

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Originally Posted by mikei
very neat, indeed! would you custom make one with 3 calibers that I choose? And if so, what would this ball of joy cost me?

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That's cool as hell. cheers


Yes it is....that is awesome....I want one.... clap


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Great work sir - glad to you back on the forum!


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