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JamesB

Member Since 24 Mar 2015
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In Topic: Las Fallas (valencia) 2017

24 February 2017 - 04:19 PM

I'll be there! Arriving on the Tuesday evening(14th), staying until the following Monday. Should be plenty of time for a beer at some point I reckon! 


In Topic: Rocket tool sketcher

01 October 2016 - 09:17 AM

Not going bad so far, just waiting on a tailstock die holder to finish off the spindle, I might take a bit more off the middle of the spindle too, its just a question of what the chuck will support without the piece being knocked out of centre. The large piece to the left will be sliced up to make a base

 

I reckon the tailstock is a gnat's out of alignment too, as the hole in the hollow rammer is just a touch off centre, so I've thinned the spindle a little to avoid any interaction, I'll just have to get a test bar and DTI to get it set up for next time:

 

http://www.pyrobin.c...es/IMAG0185.jpg

 

P.s. apologies for the terrible camera!


In Topic: Las Fallas (valencia) 2017

30 September 2016 - 05:09 PM

That's a good shout, after a few trips on the Ryanair flying supermarket, KLM was a breath of fresh air, I'll look into doing Bristol to Valencia via that route, nice one!


In Topic: Las Fallas (valencia) 2017

29 September 2016 - 11:45 AM

I'll be in the Hostal Venecia again this year, nice and cheap, plus on the main square, just got to try and sort out getting there from Bristol airport now, been flying from Stanstead in previous years and it's a bit of a faff! 


In Topic: Beginner Questions

16 September 2016 - 02:49 PM

I honestly don't know, considering you can buy electronic igniters, that shouldn't be too much of a stretch; Cooperman's shop might be a good place to start: 

http://www.cooperman...products_id=183

 

Some cat 4 pyro courses and the odd stage pyro course are just pay to attend, and will cover rigging and firing. In terms of courses to actually design pyrotechnic articles, I would assume that that particular subject is a bit too niche for a course, unless you count the ones at Cranfield, which look fantastic, but are, alas, very expensive:

 

https://www.cranfiel...ty/Pyrotechnics