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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Check Out This Big Pile Of "Bull". I Brought Him Home From The Goodwill A Few Weekends Back. Status: Brutal Bovine!

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Mr. Mod is slowly curating quite a collection Brutalist art and stuff.  First was the light sconce, then came the cool clock and now this pissed bull.  Why is the bull so pissed? Hmmmm...


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...Probably 'cuz somebody chipped his little horn.  Awwwe...poor little bull.  Gotta fix that.  A

little rock hard water putty will fix that right up.  Then I'll have to paint it.  Not sure about what

direction to take there.  I could just try to touch up the horn area or go bold.

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Oooo...how about a bold bright RED? It'd look great red with dry brushed black or brick red

in the crevices.  I don't know nuthin' about dry brushing. What, dab the darker color in there

then wipe off the excess with a rag quick before it drys completely?  Maybe I'll just shoot it shiny

black.  I'm not sure just yet.

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It was only $4 so I don't think if I mess it up it'll be too much of a loss.  Maybe I'll just be too

lazy...I mean "have too many projects going on"...and just dab a little gold paint on that teeny

little chip and call it a day.

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Oh, and remember that Telescope I got from (the same) Goodwill a while back?  Check out

this picture of the moon that I shot with my camera all rigged up to it!  It's not perfect.  I've got

to get the collimation worked out better but the thing was a real mess when I got it.  I'm really

digging getting out in this nice weather and doing a little star gazing.  It's not super powerful but

I can see the moons of Jupiter quite easily.  I'm going to get a special lens to double its power

so that hopefully I'll be able to see the rings of Saturn and the details of Jupiter.

4 comments:

  1. Man, that's some telescope. I bet you wouldn't need both hands to locate Uranus with that one. What a great find.

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    1. Hi Dave. Actually I haven't been able to find...oh Wait A Minute...I see what you're up to! Uranus....both hands...locate...Your being facetious! Myanus...tisk tisk. ::shakes head:: Oh yeah, and that sucker was only $12!

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  2. That's a bunch of bull for 4 bucks! I'd probably just try and touch up in the gold as I have too many other projects going on...

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    1. Hi A Mod. Oh man, I know! I try not to tally them up or I'll get scared. I just have to try and set some time up each weekend to get SOMETHING done. And by done I mean Started, Worked on, or Finished!

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