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Old 6th February 2012, 11:20 AM   #2051
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Wink O2 Case - in LEGO!

Here's the result of a quick experiment to see if it was possible to make an O2 case in Lego. The end result is quite robust, and I'm pleased with how it looks. I haven't yet tried fitting the electronics, it will need to be glued togther first, and probably a little internal machining to clear the taller components. Anyhow, here's a couple of views of it so far. DSCF1296.jpg DSCF1298.jpg
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Old 6th February 2012, 11:40 AM   #2052
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Here's the result of a quick experiment to see if it was possible to make an O2 case in Lego. The end result is quite robust, and I'm pleased with how it looks. I haven't yet tried fitting the electronics, it will need to be glued togther first, and probably a little internal machining to clear the taller components. Anyhow, here's a couple of views of it so far. DSCF1296.jpg DSCF1298.jpg
that is a great idea! did you consider using tiles for the front to hide the studs?

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Old 6th February 2012, 11:52 AM   #2053
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did you consider using tiles for the front to hide the studs?
I think I'll probably just mill the front flat to take the studs off, I don't have any Lego pieces that are just flat plates with no studs.
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Old 6th February 2012, 01:01 PM   #2054
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If you mill the studs off you might end up with little holes in the front from the mold, If you do not have the plates I could send you some, if I counted correctly the case is 4 x 16 studs? PM me your address and I send you 8 white 1x8 tiles for it
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Old 6th February 2012, 01:15 PM   #2055
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And let the LEGO-dealing commence ^^
I actually like the idea.

But mine will be hard and strong, machined stainless steel. A man-case, so to say :-)
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Old 6th February 2012, 04:52 PM   #2056
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But mine will be hard and strong, :-)
Ah O2 Viagra Case ... ?
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Old 6th February 2012, 05:55 PM   #2057
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Exactly.

Sometimes music is best served just like love: dirty and intense.

Best regards,
Jokener

P.S.: Love does not require you to fight with a CAM-application to mill it in only two steps!
Well, at least not in my world.
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Old 7th February 2012, 09:08 PM   #2058
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For anyone interested on upgrading their plastic knob on their O2 here a LINK

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They are not that BIG!!!

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Old 7th February 2012, 09:49 PM   #2059
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This was really nice first soldering job Only thing I had problems with was I soldered all three legs of U6 together I needed like half an hour to actually correct that mistake. Oh yeah and I didn't have any good clips so it looks a bit messy.

After some testing with old earbuds it seems to work well. Now before I put it in alu case. Just need to find some alcohol and clean the board because its dirty after all that soldering.


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Old 9th February 2012, 02:07 PM   #2060
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Hello,
I just received a built o2 from a member who put it together for me. When the o2 is being turned off, there is a deafening pop through my headphones..... The member said this is normal, but I would like to confirn that information please. Does this happen to everyone ?

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