Stainless steel mesh over inlet pipe

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  1. jakkalsbothma
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    Got the idea from @GDT7

    was a lot easier than I thought it would be...
     
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    Photos...or it didn't happen buddy :p
     
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    Just bent or moulded it round a pencil, much smaller than the inlet pipe, and just slipped it over, stays in place no problem...
     
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    Where did you get the mesh from?
     
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    I use it in my factory, it's a mechanical filter for the molten polymers in my extruders... you want some?
     
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    If you have spare...or buy in bulk...lemme know...I'll buy some ;)
     
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    I buy them in punched circles...
    120mm
    90mm
    75mm
    60mm
     
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    Then just cut them with scissors into the width i need...

    Welcome to swing round my place tomorrow AFTER the traffic and pick a few up, just let me know how many and what size...
     
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    that's such a good idea!
     
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    +1, think its a great idea!!
     
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    Thanks, but the credit has to go to @GDT78 - I just copied his idea...
     
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    Always buy in bulk, very compulsively... LOL (you should know...)
     
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    This looks awesome!
     
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    +1
    Plus nice slim.
    Makes all the other guards seem big and bulky!
     
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    Dude I think you are going to be inundated with requests for those screens :)

    Nice DIY.
     
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    hee hee, no problem, I got stock - lots, and i know where to get more...
     
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    Any1 in Cpt know where we could get som3 of these? @Trevpleco think you also mentioned these.

    Looks great @jakkalsbothma.
     
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    You better think up a name ASAP.
    JakkalGuards maybe?
     
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    :dontknow:i think its going to get clogged fast
     
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    Mine doesn't. :)
     

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