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Old 07-25-2017, 12:03 AM #17
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I'll be sure to post my build once I've decided what I'm going to do exactly


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Get yourself some nice ass safety glasses, youll be glad you did.


It protects the hell out of your eyes and makes burning 1000x more fun.


Heres what I have, will protect you from violet, blue, green, and infrared!

A bit pricey, but theyre extremely worth it, and as other members say, you cant put a price on eyesight!

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I completely agree! I don't plan on starting to work on anything until I get nice glassses to save my sight.
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Hey, I'm new to this and was wondering where to even start. I'd like to get straight to building something if possible, even just a good reference to a beginner burning laser. Please help if you can!
In my sage experience and virtually everyone alive and including even those that were alive would all agree the best place to start is always the beginning.
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Welcome to the forum smither.
Good answers on here already.
Good luck with your first build.
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He wanted a burning laser to build. I suppose if he turns out to have absolutely no knowledge about the safety of working with these lasers, he should start at a lower power. It's difficult to gauge the age of new members here as there have been quite a few teens and younger joining. Got to admit, for the money, the M140 is about the biggest bang for your buck out there. It will most certainly burn paper, wood, skin, and of course eyes.
Using that logic....
I want to build a nuclear exploding device...

(Keep in mind I have no clue, information or
experience as to anything nuclear.)

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