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N8 Intergalactic Diffusion Pump Recycler

Discussion in 'Glass' started by JoeKickass, Mar 21, 2014.

  1. JoeKickass

    JoeKickass Well-Known Member

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    Without ever thinking they would accept, I sent ALT an email asking if they would take $1,500 for this incredible piece (originally $2,000): http://aqualabtechnologies.com/bates-x-worm-x-n8-glass-vapor-tube-collab-3.html

    When I woke up and saw that they accepted (!) I had a choice: buy the amazing piece, or... do... something... else? Yeah that is when my self control broke down :D there could be only one decision.

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    Now this was after about a dozen dabs! Where are the resin clumps you ask?

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    This is the first piece that cleans itself; all the resin stays inside where you can't see it!
    (No RezBlock too!) :lol:

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    Long story short it's pretty much flawless and helping me to eat right and exercise, so I can live longer and spend more time with it :D

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    Can you spot the UFO?

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    Videos incoming, thanks for looking! :peace:
  2. NinjaMindTriks

    NinjaMindTriks Ninja Vapor Enthusiast

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    Absolutely beautiful. Great score.
  3. JoeKickass

    JoeKickass Well-Known Member

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    Here it is in action!
  4. Mr. Gweilo 420

    Mr. Gweilo 420 Dude

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    Beautiful piece but wow that is a lot of cash :o
  5. JoeKickass

    JoeKickass Well-Known Member

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    True enough, I probably won't be buying anything new for a few years :D
  6. NinjaMindTriks

    NinjaMindTriks Ninja Vapor Enthusiast

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    I don't know. The GAS is very strong with you to make such a expensive purchase. I bet I will see where you purchase more! :D
  7. SSVUN~YAH

    SSVUN~YAH You Must Unlearn, What You Have Learned...

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    :rockon: That black hole is both sick and erotic!!!:cool: Score!:bowdown:
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  9. Mr. Gweilo 420

    Mr. Gweilo 420 Dude

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    Actually the video really showed it well. Sublime.
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    Caligula *results not typical.

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    New avatar time!
  11. canj00digit?

    canj00digit? All my days in a daze...

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    Wow, totally amazing piece.
    I'd love to own that.
    I wish I could trade in my boring, clear prodo pieces for once piece like that.

    I think I'd stare at that for probably way too long :D
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  12. JoeKickass

    JoeKickass Well-Known Member

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    I know I haven't stopped looking at N8's galaxy work :mmmm:

    But I'm totally appreciating the functionality of the Bates & Worm Diffusion Pump, and the clear one is a pretty sick recycler/oil rig for $500: http://aqualabtechnologies.com/scie...s-x-worm-glass-diffusion-pump-vapor-tube.html

    Mine's not such a budget piece (:D), but who can explain love? :luv:
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  13. Caligula

    Caligula *results not typical.

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    Lol at $500 being a budget piece.
  14. vakedcow

    vakedcow Gentlecow Vaper and Halloween kiddo

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    nice piece, congratulations :D

    Edit: vaked typo :spliff:
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  15. JoeKickass

    JoeKickass Well-Known Member

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    Ok, I had the UFO as my avatar for long enough, time to rock the black hole!
  16. Caligula

    Caligula *results not typical.

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    I like that better!
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  17. JoeKickass

    JoeKickass Well-Known Member

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    Borrowed a nice 20MP camera from a friend, the other pics were taken with an 8MP phone camera :uhoh:

    Enjoy! :leaf:

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    I could choose a new avatar every day with all these!
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  18. Caligula

    Caligula *results not typical.

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    Your resolution broke my phone
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  19. JoeKickass

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    Lol here are some (hopefully) phone-friendly crops:
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  20. lazylathe

    lazylathe On the verge of...

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    @JoeKickass the very last pic is so sublime!!
    The depth and realism are astounding!!

    Loving the green jellyfish like planet thingy!!!
  21. Soflo

    Soflo Only birdshit and fools

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    You don't happen to know how the space effect was achieved do you? Almost looks like a blow in, but I'm not sure
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  22. Caligula

    Caligula *results not typical.

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    Amazing
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  23. lazylathe

    lazylathe On the verge of...

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    @JoeKickass I was kind of sceptical at first about the piece, but now with those high res pics i get it!!

    There are only two words to describe it:

    Fucking Gorgeous!
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  24. JoeKickass

    JoeKickass Well-Known Member

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    No idea how N8 does it. This is the most I've been able to find out:

    One night he returned home from the glass shop mildly frustrated after a day of making the same colorful wigwag items he had been making for years. He sat outside while star-gazing, thinking about what he could do differently. While looking up at the blanket of stars, he had a flashback of the space-theme piece he had made a few years back in Oregon, and BAM! The intergalactic series was re-born.

    Nathan has spent the last 3 years working almost exclusively with the space-theme and is constantly coming up with new ‘space-bling’ to add to his scenery. There are so many tricks now that he can’t possibly fit them all into one piece. The style itself has evolved so much from the basic beginnings to the complex layering process that is involved now. He attributes the popularity of the style to the fact that so many people can identify with outer space. He suggests that if you take anything from this this body of work, it’s to remember that we’re just a small spec of dust in a huge universe and we’re only here for a short time to experience life; enjoy it doing what you love to do.

    http://www.igniteme.co/nathan-n8-miers-the-borosilicate-carl-sagan/
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  25. llamaman001

    llamaman001 Well-Known Member

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    Now thats what I call a rig Joe, that is so nice brother! Enjoy!
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