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STAINLESS STEEL WELDED FLAIL


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VIDEO OF FLAIL ROTATION.

RECIPE:

EUROPEAN 4 IN 1 ON THE HANDLE. IT CAN ALSO BE SEEN AS A CAPTIVE ROUNDMAILLE. LARGE WASHERS ARE CAPTIVE IN THE EUROPEAN 4 IN 1. A 1/4 DIAMETER STAINESS STEEL ROD THEN GOES THROUGH THE WASHERS MAKING THE HANDLE COMPLETELY RIGID WITHOUT HAVING TO MAKE A WEAVE THAT IS COMPLETELY RIGID. THE RINGS ON THE EUROPEAN 4 IN 1 HANDLE ARE NOT WELDED AND DON'T NEED TO BE THEY CAN'T BEND OR MOVE. A LIFTING EYE NUT IS ATTACHED TO ONE SIDE OF THE ROD. THE LIFTING EYE NUT CAN TURN FREELY WITH THE 1/4 ROD IN THE WASHERS. BYZANTINE 3 CHAIN IS ATTACHED TO THE LIFTING EYE NUT MAKING A FUNCTIONAL UNIVERSAL JOINT SO THE WRECKING BALL AND CHAIN WILL NOT TWIST ON ITSELF. ALL RINGS ARE WELDED ON THE BYZANTINE 3 CHAIN AND THE WRECKING BALL. THE BYZANTINE 3 CHAIN IS CONNECTED TO A LIFTING EYE BOLT WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THE AURA 3 ICOSAHEDRON. THERE ARE 20 FACES ON THE WRECKING BALL AND 12 VERTICIES. EACH SIDE IS AN AURA 3 UNIT AND EACH VERTICY IS 2 WASHERS, A BOLT, AND A NUT CAP. 120 STAINLESS STEEL MARBLES FILL THE AURA 3 ICOSAHEDRON. THE HANDLE AND THE WRECKING BALL ARE BALANCED AT 24 OZ EACH. FULLY FUNCTIONAL AND DANGEROUS.

MATERIALS:

STAINLESS STEEL RINGS. 12SWG WITH 5/16 ID. 14SWG WITH 1/4, 9/32, 5/16, 3/8 ID. 16SWG WITH 3/16, 1/4 ID. 120 X 5/16 DIAMETER SPHERES FILLING THE INSIDE OF THE AURA 3 ICOSAHEDRON. 11 X 10/24 STAINLESS STEEL SCREWS. 11 X 10/24 STAINLESS STEEL NUT CAPS. 1 STAINLESS STEEL NUT CAP 1/4. 1 STAINLESS STEEL LIFTING EYE NUT 1/4. 1 STAINLESS STEEL LIFTING EYE BOLT 1/4. 12 STAINLESS STEEL WASHERS 7/8 X 1/4. 12 STAINLESS STEEL WASHERS 3/4 X 1/4. 20 STAINLESS STEEL WASHERS 1 1/2 X 1/4. 1 STAINLESS STEEL WASHER 9/16 X 1/4. 1 STAINLESS STEEL THREADED ROD 1/4 X 6 1/4.

673 INERT GAS STAINLESS STEEL WELDED RINGS.

414 BUTTED STAINLESS RINGS.

1087 TOTAL RINGS.

PROJECT WEIGHT: 3 LBS. 9.8 OZ.

LABOR, COSTS, AND TOOLS:

80 HOURS OVER THE COURSE OF 2 MONTHS.
$200 FOR MATERIAL SUPPLIES.
TOOLS REQUIRED:
INERT GAS WELDING SET UP.
LINEMAN'S PLIERS.
VISE GRIPS.
GLOVES.
THREAD LOCK
SAFETY MASK.
THREAD AND DYE SET.

FINAL ASKING PRICE: $2000