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    KenThompson
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    Yep, I Agree ,, I was a first aid instructor with the British Red Cross, and we taught-
    KISS, Keep it simple stupid.
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    May the wind always be always where you want it .
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    Who's a clever boy then Martin!πŸ‘ Great idea, might try a larger box with two fans, for the larger hulls etc.

    Cheers, Peter
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    Great idea Martin - will try that next time I need to spray a boat or parts - have a couple of spare fans from dead PC's - No not police constables either JB before you start........
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    Martin555
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    SIMPLE SPRAY BOOTH.

    Hi Guys,
    My simple spray booth is just a cardboard box with a transferable filter unit.
    The filter unit is made using a small fan,scrap Balsa wood, a bit of plastic mesh and a couple of layers of toilet tissue.

    Made a small box section from the Balsa wood and attached it to the fan.
    Fitted a piece of plastic mesh then two layers of toilet tissue then the final piece of plastic mesh.
    Fitted a flange to the Balsa box section.
    Cut a hole in the back of the cardboard box so that the fan unit fitted snugly in.
    Slid in my turntable,connected power and Bingo, works perfectly.
    When the cardboard box gets old and tatty just replace it with another cardboard box. Cut out a hole for the filter unit and that is all you have to do.

    If the filter gets clogged then replace it with a couple more pieces of toilet tissue.
    Looking on eBay something similar will cost you Β£68.00.

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    Martin, that’s a great idea!! I’ll have to make one this week.
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    mturpin013
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    hi Martin, good tip, I have a doweling jig that works on this priciple.
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    marky
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    Nice one Martin πŸ‘
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    Martin555
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    CENTRE FINDER.

    How many times have you had to find the centre of a bit of strip wood/plastic.
    My simple salutation is to get a scrap piece of wood/plastic, Mark out three points.
    (Make sure that one is in the centre between the outer two)
    Insert a pin/nail/screw into the end points.
    Drill out the centre hole just big enough for the tip of a pencil.

    Place the tool over the wood/plastic or other material that you want to find the centre of.
    Twist the tool so that both outer pins/nail/screws are against the outer sides of the material.
    Mark through the centre hole.
    Job done!

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    Martin555
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    Simple but effective, thank you.
    I am a believer in keeping things simple and nine times out of ten it's the best way.

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    A small tip for applying windows easily. Just wrap a piece of masking tape (sticky side out) to a balsa stick and it makes a perfect window placer if using the cyno type plastic glue (or any fast set glue) Put the glue on, place window, hold till set, carefully roll off the 'sticky stick'.
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