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Gardenia Launch Tubes

Discussion about Compressors, hose, pipes, fittings, launchers, release mechanisms, and launch tubes.
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Re: Gardenia Launch Tubes

Post by Spaceman Spiff » Mon Jun 23, 2008 10:58 am

I think Batkiter has a lathe and makes all his own parts from stock materials. I wish I could afford a lathe and then had time to learn how to make these things. Can a person even learn this one their own or do they have to go to a school to learn how to use a lathe?


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Re: Gardenia Launch Tubes

Post by Batkiter » Mon Jun 23, 2008 12:21 pm

Spaceman Spiff wrote:I think Batkiter has a lathe and makes all his own parts from stock materials. I wish I could afford a lathe and then had time to learn how to make these things. Can a person even learn this one their own or do they have to go to a school to learn how to use a lathe?
Hi spaceman!

Everybody can learn these profession. If you had a "hand" for cuttingtechnic and sence for these. I am a turningmaster/teacher and i can teach you. I àm in the states in September for 4 weeks. Are you interestet?


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Re: Gardena Launch Tubes

Post by xenon » Tue Jun 24, 2008 6:46 pm

Batkiter wrote:
xenon wrote:How does the copper pipe attach to the white piece? How do you stop it from leaking there?
Hi Xenon!

The "withe piece" is a special part of nozzle, made by Batkiter. Longversion, with malehead from Gardena-Profi.
These nozzle is exactly 0,02mm bigger than the outside diameter from the pipe. 15,02mm. Therefor: no space for leaking!
It works perfekt!

Regards Batkiter
Thanks for the explanation Batkiter. That is really an advanced design.. I appreciate all the help and suggestions that people give me here.



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Re: Gardenia Launch Tubes

Post by Spaceman Spiff » Wed Jun 25, 2008 8:57 am

Batkiter wrote:
Spaceman Spiff wrote:I think Batkiter has a lathe and makes all his own parts from stock materials. I wish I could afford a lathe and then had time to learn how to make these things. Can a person even learn this one their own or do they have to go to a school to learn how to use a lathe?
Hi spaceman!

Everybody can learn these profession. If you had a "hand" for cuttingtechnic and sence for these. I am a turningmaster/teacher and i can teach you. I àm in the states in September for 4 weeks. Are you interestet?


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Really??? I would love to learn! I would really appreciate that for sure!

A few questions:
Where are you going to be staying?
Should I start looking for a lathe now so I have one by then? I would like to get a used one in place of a brand new one so that I can save some money. Can you tell me what is the most important features to look for when shopping?

THANK YOU!


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Re: Gardenia Launch Tubes

Post by Batkiter » Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:02 am

Spaceman Spiff wrote:
Batkiter wrote:
Spaceman Spiff wrote:I think Batkiter has a lathe and makes all his own parts from stock materials. I wish I could afford a lathe and then had time to learn how to make these things. Can a person even learn this one their own or do they have to go to a school to learn how to use a lathe?
Hi spaceman!

Everybody can learn these profession. If you had a "hand" for cuttingtechnic and sence for these. I am a turningmaster/teacher and i can teach you. I àm in the states in September for 4 weeks. Are you interestet?


Regards Batkiter
Really??? I would love to learn! I would really appreciate that for sure!

A few questions:
Where are you going to be staying?
Should I start looking for a lathe now so I have one by then? I would like to get a used one in place of a brand new one so that I can save some money. Can you tell me what is the most important features to look for when shopping?

THANK YOU!
I will stay in Oregon for few weeks. It`s far from you? Anyway, i can tell you, what the most importend things are, if you want to buy a lathe.

Batkiter



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