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Larry White
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Larry White » Tue May 26, 2009 11:33 am

I received a package, from the folks at Dickinson Metal Works, assuring me it was the.....

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of The Good, the Bad & the Ugly!

Although it appears that all the deleted scenes from the original DVD release have been put back in, the original release version claims they are 14 minutes long. However, this extended version is actually 16 minutes longer, concluding at 2 hours and 57 minutes...and 48 seconds.
This extended version has been packaged as a double feature, along with Hang 'em High, which doesn't appear to be any different from it's original DVD release.

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Get this one! It made a classic even better! Think I'll put it #2 on my list of favorites! There's a few other movies that I'd like to see the deleted scenes put back.

Thanks, Mr. Dick-in-son!

-AHO!

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Jerry Berg » Tue May 26, 2009 12:59 pm

Got it. Got 'em all. Got 'em memorized. People think I'm nuts.

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Larry White » Tue May 26, 2009 1:50 pm

It's what we do....


...because, this is America....


Sure could go for something....

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Uni...with quail egg. Powers of the uni give you sacred visions, which are not for you at this time.

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Tony Segale » Wed May 27, 2009 2:17 pm

nice.
looks like....ah...

make believe it's nuthin'.
and he took that golden hair and made a sweater for baby bear.
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Dave Dubé » Wed May 27, 2009 3:57 pm

Don't worry, folks -that's just the yolks. He's usin' the whites for his size. :wink:

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by DAVE SMITH » Wed May 27, 2009 5:43 pm

That does remind me of something I seen once.

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Patrick Mackle » Wed May 27, 2009 6:27 pm

Dave,
Ah, only once? Look around, me thinks thou shouldst counteth againe to jog thy memory.

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by DAVE SMITH » Thu May 28, 2009 3:11 am

Ok maybe your right Pat. Probably a few times! I never look though ,do you count yours?
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Patrick Mackle » Thu May 28, 2009 11:44 am

You should know by now that I look at everything, and CLOSE UP! I picked up a Bausch and Lomb microscope a while back, and just yesterday placed an odd acting bee under it as he died.
I don't know what he came into contact with, but I watched as he died under obvious stress. I watched as his body shut down in increments and was amazed how he changed color and shrunk in size as his once flat wings curled inward. It appeared that something had affected his nervous system.

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Larry White » Thu May 28, 2009 12:31 pm

Twill....you're a very strange man!

And, English! Now we know where that design inspiration comes from...slippin' out for some late night Uni...then back to the computer with your sacred visions!

It's easy to find you! You leave a trail wherever you go...elaborate, intricate scrollwork!

And Dickinson...you ain't worth a dam!


Eat the Uni, you!!

-Aho!

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Tony Segale » Thu May 28, 2009 11:20 pm

nothing matters anymore, not the microscope, not the bee, and not the wings.
cuz now I know you look at everything close up.

only at the point of dyin.
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Jerry Berg » Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:56 pm

Yea, I see them embossed bee's. Image I see it all. I like a little music with them slabs.

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Larry White » Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:26 am

BIG is BIG, like it or not....

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Think I'd rather be buildin'....

The latest little ditty over here in Machine...it's a donor wall, 10' high, 12' long. They're gonna adhere engraved brass leaves to it with the donor names.
You try standin' that center piece up by yourself! It's only 380 lbs.
The real kicker, is they want the same image etched on both sides of the glass, the same, and registered to each other. ...Bunch of dam fools!

There's times when I get jobs that have nothing worth liking.
I wanta earn enough money, I can get away from everyone.
I can't keep doing this on my own...with these, uhm.....people.....

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by erik winkler » Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:34 am

These ...... are huge!!!!!
But I'll bet when you will be done,
they will look monumental and that's what the clients wants.
Your name will be in the Guiness books of records haha
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Larry White » Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:22 pm

For those of you that have been to my town before...you know the size....

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It's scraping on the 10' high ceiling!

'Course, their drawing said the glass was to be 108" tall...no sweat...
it came in at 114" ....just barely fit. They're in a big ole rush, so I built the custom roll-in cart prior to receiving the glass, so I'd be ready. At least I didn't have to modify the cart.

Best blast this thing white I got the chance....

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Tony Segale » Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:01 pm

ten times I took the cart and ceiling thru this door...
I've never seen a piece this big in my life!
oh, gosh, William.

I wanna live in a world that I'm used to!
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by DAVE SMITH » Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:16 pm

Your off your head White!
Smiff.

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by vance galliher » Mon Jun 22, 2009 4:02 pm

Larry, is that 3/8" tempered or laminated ?
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Larry White » Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:45 pm

Sure...just flip that glass over to do the other side... hard to flip glass that big.....

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...but not impossible....

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...it's 1/2" tempered.

You keep on as you are...I'll be eatin' a rib eye, soon enough....
....with aromatic herbs and garlic!!

-Aho!

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Patrick Mackle » Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:55 pm

Blake,
Did you frost those limbs down the center to tone them, they look shaded and 3 dimensional, the truck also looks free hand shaded.
If I see it clearly, it will be a challenge to dupe it on the other side but then I know your poetry.
Twill

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Dan Seese » Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:11 pm

Pat,
Yeah, that looks like some nice shading.
But then, he'll probably only need to shade one side as it will show through, don't you think?.
At least that's the way this poem rhymes to me.
Well, it's probably out the door by now anyway.
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Tony Segale » Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:16 pm

the blake fella sure can etch, can't he?

yeah, broke the mold after him.

looks like you got yerself into sumpin that's bigger than you...

careful, 'bout to get his dander up!
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Tony Segale » Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:19 pm

that guy upstairs ain't askin this time,
he's tellin',
and if anybody don't like it, he's prepared to do a little blastin of his own.
and he took that golden hair and made a sweater for baby bear.
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Larry White » Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:56 pm

Ya Twill, you're a real good etcher, just remember to keep your darn sand dry...

You guessed it, blast it right down the center of the limbs to give that nice 3d pictorial efect. I spounged on some adhesive, did a light blast, then scraped it off, and toned it. Gave a nice bark effect. I masked the face with 4mil white sandblast mask, enlarged the drawing over at Kinko's, then spray mounted the copy over the mask. I then hand cut it and weeded it. Flipped that bad boy over and masked it off with 4mil clear sandblast mask. I carefully hand cut that side to register with what I had cut on the front. I shimmed the cart so I wouldn't have to fight it into the booth, got a 1/2" to spare now!

Oh, did I mention...in very fine print...my quote states "That no matter how it comes out, the purchaser of the glass must accept it the way it is."

Both sides...please...please........please......................please.....

-Aho!

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Jerry Berg » Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:53 pm

I'd like to see this when it's done and installed, in it's final environment. That things huge!

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Larry White » Tue Jun 23, 2009 1:59 pm

Got the backside done....and maybe faster than you.....

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Put a token Coke can in there for scale....

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Here's a deatil of the trunk. Doesn't seem like the front and back aspect of this is an issue. Now I gotta flop 'em and peel 'em. Get 'em movin' and keep 'em movin' til there well out of Machine!

-Aho!

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Jerry Berg » Tue Jun 23, 2009 2:32 pm

Yep, move 'em on out of there. Lookin' good there Mr. Blake. That's a big chunk of glass work to be movin that quickly.
Would of been a nice hang man's tree. Nice on the trunk texture.

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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Kelly Thorson » Tue Jun 23, 2009 2:36 pm

Hi Larry,
It was real nice chatting with you the other day.
So this is the monster tree. :) It looks good.
Will there be any problem with the little plates showing though if it is two sided or will the plates be mounted on both sides?
Two sides of sandblasting look pretty opaque, but when the plaques are glued on will the adhesive turn the one blast transparent?
Just curious.
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by Larry White » Tue Jun 23, 2009 5:39 pm

The brass leaves will be adhered to both sides of the glass, you'll be able to read the donor name on the face of the glass, the leaf on the backside will just appear brass from the front. I don't know if they'll be puting the leaves over the sandblasting.

-Aho!
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Re: Original Dead Men...

Post by DAVE SMITH » Wed Jun 24, 2009 2:28 am

Glawson and Evans would be proud!
Nice job mate.........probably bigger than my workshop that panel.
Dave

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