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September 21st, 2010
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Experiments with epoxy


I obtained some parts from a retiring horologist on Trademe and I've been meaning to try working with epoxy casting resin for a while. Here are a couple of the first attempts, fabric and bits mounted on pieces of mirror. It doesn't seem to be as difficult to work with as I was expecting, although it seems a bit soft. I hope that leaving it to cure for a while will let it get harder.

In other news, still no internet connection. Telecom's technician was out today, plugged in his modem and got a connection. Plugged in our modem, got no connection - so the problem's evidently with our modem right? The modem which just so happens to be still under warranty, so I take it back to the shop and get a replacement, which also fails to get a connection.

Tomorrow's course of action is some combination of
- Source a working modem and try it at our place
-Take our modem to somewhere that has working ADSL and try it there.
-Try not to get too homicidal about the whole mess.

Wish me luck, eh.

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From:wyld_dandelyon
Date:September 21st, 2010 12:07 pm (UTC)
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Luck, eh?
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From:dianavilliers
Date:September 21st, 2010 11:32 pm (UTC)
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Thanks :)
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From:caelista
Date:September 23rd, 2010 02:39 am (UTC)
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Very cool. Mounting them on mirror seems like a great idea.
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From:dianavilliers
Date:September 23rd, 2010 11:17 am (UTC)
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Thanks! They've certainly turned out very shiny.
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From:sarahdotcom
Date:September 25th, 2010 10:46 am (UTC)
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Good luck. I'm writing this from a cafe, because guess what?

Yeah.
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