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Monday, August 11, 2014

Boom, pt. 4

It's officially a box now!

MORNING UPDATE: Some of the seams need filling but the box is closed and ready for refinement.  It weighs about 9 lbs. in its raw state.  That's an average of several readings on my bathroom scale.  I'm curious to see what the final weight ends up at after removing some material and adding coatings.  But basically, it weighs about what my solid boom does but ought to be much stiffer.  We'll see...

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