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  • H80N
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    Frank
    you caught me in the dark... did not have a clue what the KERS system was... "kinetic energy recovery system"..... took a moment to look it up.... here is a link to a quick overview..

    http://www.gizmag.com/formula-one-kers/11324/

    thanks
    Heiti

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  • Frank Motoweld
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    Originally posted by H80N View Post
    Guys..
    as cool looking as that is.. just be aware that carbon fiber is electricly conductive.. and may pose a shock hazard in some situations..
    Thanks
    Heiti
    You're absolutely right,that was one of the conserns with the KERS system on F1 cars in the rain as soon as the thing gave them problemsThe whole frame and every other part is made of carbon fiber on those things!

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  • H80N
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    Carbon Fiber is Conductive..

    Guys..
    as cool looking as that is.. just be aware that carbon fiber is electricly conductive.. and may pose a shock hazard in some situations..
    Thanks
    Heiti

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  • bail76
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    PM sent. ty

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  • scranm
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    you'd have to ask my buddy on that [


    QUOTE=On fire most of the time;227872]I dunno that i'd want it in that shape...but if you could make a contoured one like the optrel satelite i'd be all over that. I weld in tight spaces far too often to use one of those...[/QUOTE]

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  • On fire most of the time
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    I dunno that i'd want it in that shape...but if you could make a contoured one like the optrel satelite i'd be all over that. I weld in tight spaces far too often to use one of those...

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  • scranm
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    Originally posted by Laiky View Post
    Looks cool, is it lighter?
    not sure how much lighter it is, but it is a lot cooler than a plastic one.

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  • scranm
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    Originally posted by Kamikaze View Post
    scranm,

    What shield and internals does it use?
    Will it work with my Elite stuff or is it set up for a Jackson???

    I'm interested and would like to know and see more please!

    all the jackson parts will work in it. not sure about elite stuff
    Pm me for my buddy's contact info [email protected]
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  • jimmy_pop
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    that is awesome!

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  • Kamikaze
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    scranm,

    What shield and internals does it use?
    Will it work with my Elite stuff or is it set up for a Jackson???

    I'm interested and would like to know and see more please!

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  • HawkerMetalworks
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    i made up one of those when i was back in school. didn't have a vacumn to get a nice form though.

    came out nice, but the way my helmets geth thrown around, the finish would be destroyed in a week.

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  • Laiky
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    Looks cool, is it lighter?

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  • scranm
    started a topic carbon fiber welding helmet

    carbon fiber welding helmet

    I had a buddy make me carbon lid. We are probably going make a couple more if your interested I can give you guys a his contact info. This was a fun project that turned out real well. Thought guys might dig it.
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