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« Reply #50 on: 14/07/2009 21:40:53 »
You really should encase the feeshus ball in resin. ;D It'll make a great paper weight and it'll come in handy when you need to embarrass the boy later in life. [^] It's pointless to try and embarrass a 3 year old, but it will make a great wedding present. Mwaaaaahaaaahaaaahaaaahaaaa
 

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« Reply #51 on: 14/07/2009 22:26:58 »
You really should encase the feeshus ball in resin. ;D It'll make a great paper weight and it'll come in handy when you need to embarrass the boy later in life. [^] It's pointless to try and embarrass a 3 year old, but it will make a great wedding present. Mwaaaaahaaaahaaaahaaaahaaaa

Thanks MonikaS...I think I will trek to a tropical rain forest and let Feeshus Ball get encased in some Amber !...then...voila !!....on their millionth year anniversary I will present them with it as a gift !.....sorted !

Hmmmmm....*sheepy ponders*....there's something not quite right there is there ?..I just can't quite put my finger on it !




Ok ...I think I'll go with the resin......next stop my local arts & crafts all nighter !

 

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« Reply #52 on: 14/07/2009 23:59:25 »
I made a hemispherical resin paperweight XX years ago.
The resin stuff really stinks and heats up as it sets, (exothermic reaction),
particularly if you put too much hardener in like I did.

Trapped air bubbles are a problem. Use the least amount of hardener possible to set:
 the longer set time gives the air bubbles time to reach the surface before it solidifies.

You'll have to find some way of suspending the ball in the centre of the mould,
 e.g. attach the ball to a little post of resin made by filling a 2" bit of drinking straw with resin...
« Last Edit: 15/07/2009 00:04:19 by RD »
 

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« Reply #53 on: 15/07/2009 00:05:37 »
WOOO !!

Not only have ewe provided me with my new PC dektop image (which wifey was well impressed with by the way !...ewe have scored brownie points !!..no 'brownie' pun intended !)...........but I now have instructions and a nice piccy to follow too.

The icing on the cake ?...ewe come round and do it for me !

Thanks RD...I WILL do this !!.
 

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« Reply #54 on: 15/07/2009 00:26:59 »
Planet Feeshus ...



It's close to Uranus :)

RD That is so cool what a cool Idea and I nice way to preserve it! LOL..Very very funny!

I have made my sons Craplanet my Desktop !!







Neily That is cool!!It looks great on the screen.. LOL How cool is that! LOL...
 

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« Reply #55 on: 15/07/2009 00:45:05 »
WOOO !!

Not only have ewe provided me with my new PC dektop image (which wifey was well impressed with by the way !...ewe have scored brownie points !!..no 'brownie' pun intended !)...........but I now have instructions and a nice piccy to follow too.

The icing on the cake ?...ewe come round and do it for me !

Thanks RD...I WILL do this !!.

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I made a hemispherical resin paperweight XX years ago.
The resin stuff really stinks and heats up as it sets, (exothermic reaction),
particularly if you put too much hardener in like I did.

Trapped air bubbles are a problem. Use the least amount of hardener possible to set:
 the longer set time gives the air bubbles time to reach the surface before it solidifies.

You'll have to find some way of suspending the ball in the centre of the mould,
 e.g. attach the ball to a little post of resin made by filling a 2" bit of drinking straw with resin...

Cool RD Very Cool!
 

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« Reply #56 on: 15/07/2009 00:47:59 »
The icing on the cake ?...ewe come round and do it for me !

It's a smelly messy fiddly job: I'd try to get someone else to do it too  :)

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To have your flower [or feeshus ball] preserved and encapsulated are priced 63.95  [[:0]] per paperweight for a 2.5 "
and 86.90  [[:0]] for a 3" paperweight.
http://www.flowerpreservationworkshop.co.uk/store/index.php?cPath=31

[A ziplock bag and a squirt of WD40 is a lot cheaper].
« Last Edit: 15/07/2009 15:45:40 by RD »
 

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« Reply #57 on: 16/07/2009 11:08:59 »

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To have your flower [or feeshus ball] preserved and encapsulated are priced 63.95  [[:0]] per paperweight for a 2.5 "
and 86.90  [[:0]] for a 3" paperweight.
http://www.flowerpreservationworkshop.co.uk/store/index.php?cPath=31

[A ziplock bag and a squirt of WD40 is a lot cheaper].

But it's not as cool as a resin paperweight! And the embarrassment factor is a lot smaller. I really think Neil should do it himself, makes it even better as a wedding gift for the boy later in life.

I can allmost hear the dialog:
Neil: Here, I got a present for you. Do you know what this is?
James: <shaking his head wearily, he knows his dad after all>
Neil: <explaining the story of planet Feeshus in all its g(l)ory detail>
James: <blushing furiously, and starts to curse his dad>
James'-wife to be: Why are you blushing?
Neil: <explains again>
James'-wife to be: <roars with laughter>
 

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« Reply #58 on: 17/07/2009 00:02:41 »
If you do go with the resin paperweight idea include a chromed ball for comparison purposes...

 

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« Reply #59 on: 14/08/2009 16:37:38 »
Hi neil, i know this is months after the event, two things realy !
firstly, as long as the object wasnt a " bulgarian brolly ball " he will be fine, and secondly, if he swallowed it, how the "tom dooley" have you got it in your hand, or do you have one of those endescope things ?

i take it the young chap is fine ?
 

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« Reply #60 on: 15/08/2009 14:02:05 »
"if he swallowed it, how the "tom dooley" have you got it in your hand, "
If you bothered to read the thread you should know.
 

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« Reply #61 on: 16/12/2010 00:00:25 »
My son did the same thing.

For a neat and un-fragrant way to search for a similar metallic object (it must beat least partly iron or steel to be attracted to magnets) try this.

1. Turn off the water on the toilet and flush to remove as much water as possible.
2. Lift up the lid and line the toilet bowl with a kitchen size trash bag, fold over the edges and put the seat back down.
3. Let them do their business.
4. Take the trash bag with its' "contents," fold up the top to keep the smell in. Flatten down the "contents" to about 1/4", then take a strong magnetic and slide it over the top of the "contents" until you find the metallic object.

It works like a piece of cake with something like a ball bearing.
 

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« Reply #62 on: 22/12/2010 20:42:38 »
I think you're lucky it was chromium-plated and not nickel-plated.
Nickel (if freshly cut nickel-foil against the skin is anything to go by) could make for unimaginably "itchy" insides which wouldn't bear thinking about.
 

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