Brass RM2......Brass Button Cover...

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  1. darkzero

    darkzero Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 28, 2013
    SoCal
    A fellow Reonaut asked if I could make a brass button cover. Well since since the button & button cover are delrin, I thought metal on delrin might be trickier for a friction fit. Could have took an easier route but I was up for the challenge. I sure won't be making these often, had to hold a tolerance of 2 tenth of a thousandths.


    Here's what I came up with to match the grooves on the RM2.

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    While I was at it, made another style.

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  2. Vash

    Vash Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

    Oct 21, 2012
    Those are awesome man !!! I was just thinking about stripping my RM2 and getting a brass drip tip but that button cover looks way better than a brass tip. Great work !
     
  3. Vash

    Vash Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

    Oct 21, 2012
    You are a master craftsman my friend :toast:
     
  4. aarhus

    aarhus Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 7, 2013
    Aarhus, Denmark
    That is probably the most beautiful mod I've ever seen!! Kudos :D
     
  5. Bob57

    Bob57 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 30, 2012
    Indiana
    You out did yourself those look super!
    I love the one top 2 pictures.
    :thumb:
     
  6. Treebeard

    Treebeard Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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  7. Vash

    Vash Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

    Oct 21, 2012
    ^^^ I agree :) The one with the grooves like the RM2 is just perfect .
     
  8. Crash Moses

    Crash Moses Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 30, 2012
    Lansing, Michigan
    Absolutely wonderful...

    I wanted a brass button for mine so I ordered one off Amazon to glue to the Delrin button but yours is ten times better.

    Why did you have to post those pics? I hate you...:)
     
  9. mooshi

    mooshi Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 23, 2013
    SoCal
  10. debzcf

    debzcf Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 8, 2013
    At the shore...
    Absolutely beautiful! Both a perfect partner for the Copper Vein.
     
  11. pianoguy

    pianoguy Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Nov 4, 2009
    Apple Valley, MN
    Outstanding - very classy-looking! :2cool:
     
  12. Raynman

    Raynman Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Apr 5, 2013
    Marion In USA
    Schweeet! That is just plain badazz. And so are you for making it.
     
  13. DoogieTony

    DoogieTony Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 12, 2013
    Indianapolis, IN
    Those are a pure win sir.
     
  14. darkzero

    darkzero Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 28, 2013
    SoCal
    Thanks everyone! Should look better as it starts to patina. :)
     
  15. redeyedancer

    redeyedancer Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

    Feb 4, 2010
    Maine
    I will give them your home phone number and your email when they ask me for them thanks buddy. Looks great my friend nice work
     
  16. FogHawg

    FogHawg Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 9, 2013
    KY
    VERY nice DZ! How much extra trouble would it be to knurl the angled surface between the top & side of the button? Just curious because thats where my thumb lands when I swipe the button before a toot. Are you planning to market these? Is a copper one a possibility?
     
  17. PayleRyder

    PayleRyder Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 25, 2011
    Cary, NC
    Those are gorgeous. Very nice work!
     
  18. Bob57

    Bob57 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 30, 2012
    Indiana
    Those buttons just go with the brass RM and copper vein Grands, like peanut butter and jelly.

    :)
     
  19. FogHawg

    FogHawg Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 9, 2013
    KY
    Any possibility of a polished SS one?:2cool:
     
  20. pesky_human

    pesky_human Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 2, 2011
    Greeley, CO
    Those look incredible! Nice work.


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