Corbin Dunn
Redwood Monkey

All posts in June, 2010

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Plug Bug: Primered

Let the painting begin! On Saturday, I went to Santa Cruz Auto Parts and picked out a metallic red and metallic silver that I liked. It took me quite a while, and I hope the... [read more]
Electric Bug
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Plug Bug: Front end restored

The project is slowly moving along! The front part of the bug was a little rusty and had some of the paint gone from a fuel leak. Here it is all sanded and painted with... [read more]
Electric Bug
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Plug Bug: Sanding…bondo…sanding

This weekend I learned how to use Bondo for the first time. Lots of grinding, pounding out dents, spreading and sanding. All the fenders are sanded up to 100 grit and all dents/scratches/nicks are taken... [read more]
Electric Bug
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Parking at West Cliff, Santa Cruz

Photography, Unicycling
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Plug Bug: WarP 9 Motor and Front End Work

I got my first EV part! The WarP 9 motor:    It’ll be a while before it sees any action; mainly because the restoration has barley started, and the batteries will take a while to... [read more]
Electric Bug
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New DRO on the Mill

Back in April I bought a Anilam Wizard 411 DRO (Digital Read Out). My old one broke when Jason accidentally moved the X-axis too far (which was totally my fault — I should have checked... [read more]
Machining
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Photography: Mirror Lake

HDR picture from 3 RAW images. Yosemite, May 9, 2010
Photography
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Plug Bug: Bumper Mounts

The bumper mounts started out slightly rusty and really dirty: I started a bunch of grinding with 60/80 grit sanding discs on the 4 1/2″ angle grinder. I then sanded it with 150 on a... [read more]
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