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Forum: Politics/Religion Forum 04-26-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 38,904
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Generation Snowflake: Safe Spaces, Trigger Warnings And The Wussification Of Our

So, if a man can self identify as a woman, can a white man self identify as black woman? If so, can he/she self identify as a white man AND a black woman? If so, can he/she/they self identify as...
Forum: Politics/Religion Forum 04-17-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Aliens, just a curious question.

If aliens were here and built the pyramids (or fill in the blank), why have we NEVER found an alien hammer, screwdriver, tape measure, etc?
Sure, we have pictures of humanoids from ancient cultures;...
Forum: All About Guns 05-03-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,741
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Band Force Chart

That's great! If we can get target(s) of consistent density to get a basic estimate of energy and therefor velocity we can start there. I'd like to take that setup, measure the force of the bands...
Forum: All About Guns 05-01-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,741
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Band Force Chart

The conversion of potential energy (1/2kx^2) to kinetic energy (1/2mv^2) is purely theoretical. Understanding the contraction speed limitations would require empirical testing, preferably with a...
Forum: All About Guns 03-17-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Best oil finish for teak gun

Thanks! I hope to be finished sanding next week. I saw the tung oil finish on the Monobloc Twins thread and was amazed! I may try that route; if I get results half as nice I'll be happy. Any...
Forum: All About Guns 03-16-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Best oil finish for teak gun

I'll be oil finishing a 54" teak gun soon once I'm through with the hand sanding and would appreciate any advice, oil or technique recommendations, etc.

Thanks
Forum: All About Guns 01-03-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Gun for my niece

Thanks for the comments. I'm building this from scratch and she's going to help with the build as much as I can get her to. I like the idea of the smaller diameter bands and then working her way up...
Forum: All About Guns 01-02-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Gun for my niece

My 13 year old niece wanted to build a gun with me for Christmas. They live on the water and I got her a pole spear earlier, but she just doesn't have the hand strength to do enough with it for...
Forum: All About Guns 12-27-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,537
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Black Rubber Butt Pad Material

That looks awesome, what type of glue did you use between the rubber and the acrylic?
Forum: Other International 12-18-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,430
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Spearing/Diving in Guantanamo Bay?

Thanks guys. I'll be headed down next week and just bringing some pole spears. My wife and son are mainly interested in going after lion fish on scuba. However, I'd love to get in some free diving...
Forum: Other International 12-08-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,430
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Spearing/Diving in Guantanamo Bay?

I'll be going to GTMO for Christmas and was wondering if anyone could give any info on what the diving and spearing are like down there. Any at all would be appreciated.

Thanks
Forum: Off Topic Area 11-30-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,055
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Is anyone using Amazon Prime Service?

Hell Yeah! I'll buy stuff on Prime to avoid having to go to the store.
Forum: Off Topic Area 10-07-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,326
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Somebody's had some Brazilian JuJistsu Training :)

Impressive timing on the weight transfer! Those sweeps are great, but the subtleties are hard to get down.
Forum: Off Topic Area 09-04-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,438
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: 11 yr old shooter

When I was roughly that age, I was home alone with my younger sister. Our parents were at a play or something, don't remember. Some 20ish guy rings the door bell and wants to come in and use our...
Forum: All About Guns 05-25-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 93,651
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Building a gun? Start here:

If interested I can try to put a basic template for calculating the STRESS in the wood at any given point. I'll defer to some of the wood experts on here to provide strength estimates. Be...
Forum: Off Topic Area 11-13-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,713
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Sculptures made with nothing but nails.

I think he was completely hammered when he came up with that idea!
Forum: Off Topic Area 05-16-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,347
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Top Ten Tourist Comments

The first year I started scuba and spearfishing we were diving one of the more public wrecks and had shot some spanish mackerel. A tourist boat anchored up and dropped a load after we'd been down a...
Forum: All About Guns 05-06-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,910
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Thank you Neptonics, Wood Guy and Benthic Ocean Sports!

Here are some more pics showing it during the build and and the finished product. I'll be bugging the guy for some action photos and hopefully he'll be able to come through.
Forum: All About Guns 05-06-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,910
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Thank you Neptonics, Wood Guy and Benthic Ocean Sports!

I want to express my sincere appreciation for the help from Neptonics, Wood Guy and Benthic Ocean Sports here on Spearboard for their generous assistance with the donation of components and technical...
Forum: All About Guns 04-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,800
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Mid handle trigger safety idea

Understand this is to prevent a scenario that should never occur in the first place. I'll be installing a Neptonics safety mechanism anyway, but was looking at this as an easy enough modification to...
Forum: All About Guns 04-14-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,800
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Mid handle trigger safety idea

I was reading one of the gun build threads and there was discussion of the possibility of the connecting rod between the mid handle trigger and the mech trigger causing an accidental discharge due to...
Forum: All About Guns 04-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,382
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Questions for EOD Memorial gun build

Yes please1 I can use all the detail you can muster. What brand epoxy should I use for gluing the purple heart butt to the teak? I'll at least put some pins if not screws in for added mechanical...
Forum: All About Guns 04-07-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,382
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Questions for EOD Memorial gun build

I am building a gun to donate for the EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Memorial fundraising auction in a few weeks. These are the guys that disarm the IEDs among other dangerous jobs, i.e. The Hurt...
Forum: All About Guns 04-05-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,402
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Dovetail size for ET

The router bit I used was 7 degrees each side(14 degrees) included. Not sure what else you're asking for.
Have you looked at Delrin? It machines much better.
Forum: Off Topic Area 04-02-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By Sweet Tooth
Re: Please vote for my daughter

Done. There's some stiff competition though. Those are some awesome pics, reminds me of good times!
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