Re: [DML] Optima want fries with that?
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Re: [DML] Optima want fries with that?

You can trust I will let everyone know when I am ready to reveal them.
Keep an eye on for updates.
- VB

>From: Chuck McKnight <gullwingdoors@xxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: [DML] Optima want fries with that?
>Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2005 11:21:22 -0800 (PST)
>Any estimate yet on how much you will charge for the final product?
>   Chuck
>Videobob Moseley <videobob@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>   I have just revolutionized the best way to replicate the flux parts
>in a way that
>has never been done before.
>I will soon be selling Flux capacitors that are more detailed and close the
>original than
>have ever been offered before, and ironically cheaper.
>There are several people out there who have been building Flux's for years
>all using
>similar methods. I have figured out a way of doing it that takes all the
>hard work out
>and speeding up the production and lowing the costs by completely
>replicating the parts
>using RTV silicone molds and composite injection resin casting.
>I am, as we speak making replicas of the original glass tubes and brass
>relays that
>go inside the Flux.
>Past traditional methods used by Bruce C., Doug B., and others were to use 
>acrylic rod, drill the center and round the edges to replicate the original
>glass vacuum tube
>relay. What I have done is make an exact replica mold of one of the relays
>out of a clear resin.
>I also replicated the brass electro-magnetic base.
>The detail is better than any other replica available, the parts look like
>the real thing.
>Another detail I will keep is the correct spacing of the parts, the correct
>chase pattern and speed of the lights, and other details that have been
>over looked.
>I am also working on having the electronic board made as a custom printed
>that only needs the components soldered on to speed up production.
>This simplicity and speed will allow me to lower labor costs and sell them
>cheap enough
>that anyone would be able to buy one off the shelf and hang it on the wall
>or put it
>in their DeLorean.
>I will be doing this to a lot of the BTTF props.
>Just keep an eye on for more!
>I also plan to do this for some of the DMC parts out there too!
>- VB

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