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Forum: All About Guns 10-08-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By artiz
Re: Return of the Aluminium Gun

The handle is bespoke Pete... taken from a 3D scan of my own gloved hand. The entire idea/design/concept was a reaction to the future ability to 3D print my own speargun design from my own 3D printer...
Forum: All About Guns 10-08-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By artiz
Re: Return of the Aluminium Gun

Fantastic information as ever Pete... much thanks! Just love your Titanium model! I had never heard of it before your post.
Forum: All About Guns 10-07-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By artiz
Return of the Aluminium Gun

Latest iteration... any thoughts much welcomed. Getting close now to actually having this made here in SE Asia.

http://www.spearboard.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=244201&stc=1&d=1570508325
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Forum: All About Guns 02-21-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By artiz
Re: The Return of the Aluminium Speargun

Thanks Pete,

You're knowledge is legendary mate.

As for where to get this actually made/manufactured???... S.E. Asia always looked the most likely...
just been reading about South Korea's...
Forum: All About Guns 02-20-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By artiz
Re: The Return of the Aluminium Speargun

An update is due. I have now managed to work out my next steps to get this aluminium gun made.
First big issue was lightness of the weapon... could it be buoyant. Hollow being key to the design. Did...
Forum: All About Guns 02-14-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By artiz
Re: The Return of the Aluminium Speargun

Great post Will... I just love spearguns... doesn't really matter most of the time whatever you use... 'horses for courses'... always has been.
However, when given a choice... of which I have too...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 01-21-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 21,962
Posted By artiz
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 01-17-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 21,962
Posted By artiz
Re: new shop built from ground up to make spear guns and more (pics intense)

I think it must be getting fkd up in either Tapatalk or iphone... I'm using Windows so it's simple for me.
Try just pasting the link straight into the post... don't even use the hyperlink box.
Now...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 01-17-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 21,962
Posted By artiz
Re: new shop built from ground up to make spear guns and more (pics intense)

Go to share on the Youtube video and copy link... now paste the link directly into the post but remove the s in http's'... do not delete http or it will not work... just the s.

Now click preview...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 01-17-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 21,962
Posted By artiz
Re: new shop built from ground up to make spear guns and more (pics intense)

Sorry Manny... don't know about Instagram and your Youtube Channel link doesn't seem to embed either! Share link direct from Youtube (below) does though.

http://youtu.be/3KnW_tgLxg4
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 01-17-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 21,962
Posted By artiz
Re: new shop built from ground up to make spear guns and more (pics intense)

Hey Manny... great stuff... crack on!

To get your Youtube to embed into your post just use the hyperlink button as normal and then take out or delete the 's' from http's'... it will then...
Forum: All About Guns 01-12-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By artiz
Re: The Return of the Aluminium Speargun

Probably better if I answer you all at the same time.

Firstly... let's get this out of the way *'MORE POWERFUL'* is definitely not what these inversion style set ups are about. The ability to fine...
Forum: All About Guns 01-11-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By artiz
Re: The Return of the Aluminium Speargun

You'll need to take those shades off indoors Marcus... you grasp the black handle attached to the red line! The blue line is the spear line.
Actually I can see you getting confused regarding the...
Forum: All About Guns 01-11-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By artiz
Re: The Return of the Aluminium Speargun

Thanks for your feedback... yes neutral/slight bouyancy will very much figure in the eventual success of this design.
The optimum wall thickness will probably come later on in the final design...
Forum: All About Guns 01-11-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By artiz
Re: The Return of the Aluminium Speargun

http://www.artizdesign.co.uk/img/load%20handle.jpg

All the testing I did with my 3D printed versions proved pretty much tangle free... it was always a major concern and seeing as I have now upped...
Forum: All About Guns 01-10-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By artiz
Re: The Return of the Aluminium Speargun

Much thanks Will.. hope all is good for you mate! I added the line wrap points to the head design so that different barrel lengths could be more easily managed. I've been tied up with travelling and...
Forum: All About Guns 01-10-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By artiz
The Return of the Aluminium Speargun

http://www.skindivinghistory.com/gear/spearguns/vintage/768_wide/Hurricane-Compounding-(supe.jpg
http://www.artizdesign.co.uk/img/multi%20pulley%20aluminium%20gun%20sml.jpg
I have been working on...
Forum: California Spearfishing 10-19-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 63,837
Posted By artiz
Re: How often do you carry a knife while spearfishing?

Enjoyed reading this post Marcus... see you can do it without rising to the bait!
Talking of cuda's... they hunt in packs in the Andaman Sea (Thailand)... big b'stards too!
Catching or rather not...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 06-04-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,076
Posted By artiz
Re: Thailand - Spearfishing Holidays

Do I know some spots... or what? Oh yes indeed. We're coming into the dry-ish season so vis is really picking up now even around the mainland... the island spots however are crystal all year round. I...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 06-04-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,076
Posted By artiz
Re: Thailand - Spearfishing Holidays

Cool... you can take your pick from Nakhon Si Thammarat in the north or Hat Yai in the south or for internal flights from Bangkok, Trang is a 45 minute minibus ride away.
PM me if you want any...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 06-04-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,076
Posted By artiz
Re: Thailand - Spearfishing Holidays

7 months and I'm staying another year at least... I've got this large house until August and then I'm moving further North.
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 06-01-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,076
Posted By artiz
Re: Thailand - Spearfishing Holidays

Koh Lipe top and Emerald cave, Koh Mook at the bottom... wish I could tell you I took them myself but I'm afraid I didn't
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 05-29-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,076
Posted By artiz
Thailand - Spearfishing Holidays

Anybody interested in coming to Thailand for a spearfishing trip within the next 2 months please get in touch! You will need to bring your own gear though!
I have good budget south/central Thailand...
Forum: All About Guns 05-08-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 33,963
Posted By artiz
Re: 3D Printed Speargun

My first 3D printer was a Markforged one... it was very expensive... very expensive for the proprietary filaments and a bit too specific regarding it's area of expertise... nice printer but not what...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 12-22-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,850
Posted By artiz
Re: 3D Printed Speargun - Feedback

As I said above the barrels are carbon and aluminium... barrel collapse?
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