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Here is what I used in the beginning. I use a pair of flush cutters with an extension for leverage and comfort. I used the ground wire 1/4 & 3/8 inch. I cut it short so it doesn’t roll so much. Copper is cheap to buy $8.50 a pound cut.
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I used a grinder it seems to be working really well, I should be able to get them as small as I want. Look who I'm talking to about a grinder The grinder master
 

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I used a grinder it seems to be working really well, I should be able to get them as small as I want. Look who I'm talking to about a grinder The grinder master
Not sure I deserve the grinder master title but I do appreciate you thinking so.
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Weren't you the one that was making glasses from old bottles with a grinder.
Here is a thing I am trying. It is 2 cans attached together. There is a bead of E6000 under the duct tape. It has a JPS sauce bottle inside right now. Disposable when you finish. What do you think. The rubber is extra belts they give you with the tumbler.
 

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Here is a thing I am trying. It is 2 cans attached together. There is a bead of E6000 under the duct tape. It has a JPS sauce bottle inside right now. Disposable when you finish. What do you think. The rubber is extra belts they give you with the tumbler.
If the wheels on the bus go round and round it should work eh. I like messing around things so somebody gave me what I believe is a rock tumbler. It had no belt I used an o-ring, I use pipe insulators to bring the bars up higher. Then I notched the side of the metal and I'm going to have a piece of metal welded where the plastic is to keep it from falling off. Wanted to see if I could do bottles that weren't round so that's what I came up with, I took a before picture I'll see what the after looks like.
 

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If the wheels on the bus go round and round it should work eh. I like messing around things so somebody gave me what I believe is a rock tumbler. It had no belt I used an o-ring, I use pipe insulators to bring the bars up higher. Then I notched the side of the metal and I'm going to have a piece of metal welded where the plastic is to keep it from falling off. Wanted to see if I could do bottles that weren't round so that's what I came up with, I took a before picture I'll see what the after looks like.
Dr. Frankenstein I presume! I love improving things.
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