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post #230 of (permalink) Old 03-02-2017, 11:11 AM Thread Starter
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While waiting for the new equipment, there was some spare time to make a new and very useful tool. It is not my idea, but it is "freeware".

The original device has four arms, but is mounted on a slightly wider base plate. Mine had to be made of material "off the shelf". The plan was to fix it on a stand so that it can be necked. The aluminum rod used for the hinges was good for making eight arms, so two semi-octopusses were made.

For the first test, a front wing was mounted to them. It is obvious, that the wing would be a bit too big for only one of the devices, whereas the two of them fix it perfectly while it sits on the table. One could think about a versatile base, allowing to put the two base plates in different distances.

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