December 15, 2012

S3 prototype - part 2

More progress on the prototype. 

Brackets the hold on the second flare.


Lots of brackets:


My expert assistant (aka dad) drilling:


This one has been a team effort, with four involved this time.  

Plugs for the ports:


The ports didn't come out quite right. They were machined by CNC but I made a mistake with their location, a mistake related to rushing! So I've had to mark out the corrected port locations.


Plugged:

 

Mouth flare termination:


 Drilling new ports - not exactly a job for the average power drill! The table needs to be large and a drill press probably wouldn't do this, because they would all be too small. The shop smith is ideal here.






1 comment:

  1. I, for one, welcome our new shopsmith overlords

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