Science is magic that works
Wow! That's awesome! It seems like we all had a rough month.
Haulin’ ballsI got it finished up today, banded and shot a lot.
Introducing the Purpleheart Starship 🤠
A few pics and some videos.
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Here's a video of it in action, it averaged 375fps with .4 Sumike/ 15-1/2" active/ 83-1/4" draw full butter -
Then my wife was shooting a video that I thought I was going to be able to use, but... it was with facebook live... so here's the link -
Then I also did a full build video and I just finished editing it and hopefully it will be up tomorrow after I watch it and then load it on to youtube... It's almost 12 gigs and youtube doesn't have real fast upload speeds usually, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed.
Looks good that purple heart came out BeautyWell... of all months, this one didn't fly by for me, in fact it was hell for the first 2 weeks.
First, I noticed on just the right day... that my bank account was closing on empty...
found out that my paycheck hadn't been deposited for the last couple months... I called the bank and they told me the loan company on our house hadn't taken a payment out since March... So we called the loan company and the answering machine lady recording says that we're in collections, so we called in the next day to make the past payments and they couldn't find our account... Turns out they sold our account starting in April with absolutely no notice at all, the new loan company still has no info from them on our account yet... So then I called our bank back, found out the the house payments have been being made every month to a different company that's charging us even more money... Anyway, we're not in collections and never were... I got my 3 back paychecks, 2 were late... but it's not the first time...
Then my best friend Paul went in the hospital because a technition said his cancer has gone into the marrow and it's finally taking him down after battling and winning since 2014... and I was thinking that I wouldn't be able to go up there to be there for him and his family at that point because I was thinking that I was flat broke and in collections waiting for the repo man... more or less. But it turns out that the technition was wrong, Thank God! No marrow cancer and he'll be back in action in a month... so no funeral! Yes!!!
Then out of the blue, a guy called and bought our travel trailer, so I spent a few days on that cleaning it up, then another day talking him thru all of the gagets. Then a couple of hours at dept of trans to get it transferred the next day.
Then another friend called and said that he was coming out for a few days last week and delivering our old gold concentrating table for us to set up here... that was last Thursday until Sunday afternoon...
Then Arizona can't find our taxes that we payed them and they wanted double by the 27th... I called the bank again, but their air conditioner went out that day, so they closed at noon... it was 1:30 when I called. Lot's more on that, but we paid Arizona again, knowing that we'll get the money back later... and that was Wednesday... accountants, banks that were closed, Arizona tax calls that we finally hung up on and just paid them after 2 hours on hold to the worst elevator music ever...
So no building last week or even half of this week... lol.
Hey! Life is good, I've just got to glue and screw this beast together and throw on a quick finish and sealer, then have it banded and shooting by Sunday...
I've got most of the first sanding done to 120, then I'll be changing up to 400, etc... as far as I can get by tomorrow, when I'll throw a clear coat on it and call it good. I can take it back down and give it a super finish next month if needed, but it's going to look good either way.
This purple heart has been a dream to work with, I thought about adding a palm swell and really going for it, but my month to work on it was cut really short. I've been at it hard this week and I know that I will finish, but I was wondering for a while.
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Ive got to go pick up a couple of brass pins for the handle tomorrow, I just didn't like the chrome. The arm brace is custom fitted to my arm exactly and this Starship is really built stout. I've been filming the entire build, but I may not get the movie editing done in time, but we'll see... Hey! Almost done! Haha 🤠🍻🤪
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