Discussion in 'Vapor Related Equipment' started by stardustsailor, Sep 19, 2017.
Pics don’t really do justice...but I’ll try
Something I been working on glow in the dark on top of finish
79 mm long "XL "stem .
With Dynavap logo and some Dynavap CNC work at the mp end.
Rough amethyst ,between hammered gold ...
Truth is that is made of plain ol' Titanium .
Can be used with an XL SS condenser ,but also can be used without ,with just a Ti tip+cap on.
Two quite different experiences .
@stardustsailor those colors are electric (I guess quite literally). Stunning work!
Thank you,sister !
" OK, how about this?
79mm stem for XL ss condenser
17mm mouthpiece, concave, polished/mirror
1cm rings of rock (gold)
middle band hammered (purple)
2mm carb with notch, 38mm from mouthpiece end.
basically like this one, but with the rock and hammer switched
and with the anodizing removed from the mouthpiece like this one.
Now,this is the type of order that I really like .
It makes my life ( and work ) so much easier !
Actrually this stem was quite difficult to make
( making stone textured rings is really a PITA .A hammered band is also quite demanding ,too .
Let alone the grinding it takes to make the concaved mp ) .
So ,just before anodising (it will be done tomorrow,i'm kinda tired to continue this stem today :
Just for all of you to see how a textured stem looks ,without being anodised .
Still amazes me that you do all this on a pillar drill on it's side.
Your quality of finish in no way reflects the really basic tooling you have.
@stardustsailor excellent stuff.
One of my @stardustsailor stems is a textured, non-anodized one, and it is drop-dead gorgeous.
Yeah the non anodized seem to get overlooked a bit, but the textures themselves are gorgeous.
The most recent stem,is finished .
This right here is a few pics of my daily driver. I added a grey ring t i tip (75%) and an xl size condenser pushed in to tip so probably half a cm before hitting the c c d. Imo, this gives the most major blasts.... Damn near weapon strength. The Magic of this stem comes from where? My best guesses are-something to do with- A: carbless- ness. B: rigid, true construction.( no 'give ' when suck pressure applied) C: the symbiosis of the host material( brain surgery strength TITANIUM) and the guest material in this particular construction... AND - D: just feels good to hold and use . Had this bad boy hooked up like this since I received it, and now its all i use.! - Cheers, D. Ps: these stems will show you another, more powerful side of the vapcap. Not for wussies... peace.
A major upgrade have taken place .
A new tool .
I will spend some time gaining experience with that awesome lathe.
Afterwards ,some new kind of Titanium (and/or Niobium ) stems are going to show up !
Very nice, @stardustsailor can't wait to see what comes from you next.
And I'm a lot happier that you will be doing it safely.
Tipped tools on the shopping list next?
That's a beauty! I'm looking forward to your new creations!
NO MORE CUSTOM ORDERS ACCEPTED !
Due to lack of free time ,I can no longer prepare any custom orders !
From now and on I will be making stems "my way" ,going 100% the "artistic" way.
I will be posting pics of the new creations here at this thread .
Anyone interested on getting the pictured stem(s) ,should pm me .
Payments via PAYPAL only (as usual) .
Thank you for your understanding.
Soon I will back to you with some new titanium Vapcap stems.
Glad I got in while I did!!
Can't wait to see the new stuff!
Whew! Glad I made it and was able to have my Bastard of Frankenstein built.
I was fortunate enough to get an order in a few weeks ago. Another beauty.
Congratulations! Will we see some Ti Vongs maybe?
My stem arrived, and it's gorgeous. If you look at it straight on, it looks blue with a purple glow.
Look at it from an angle and it's purple. Unreal.
The group shot, my @stardustsailor collection.
@Arthur You have a beautiful family! I love the anodized titanium stems!
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