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DIY Iron Man MK1 Arc Reactor: 3 steps (with pictures)



This design is based on MCU MK1 Arc Reactor. I purchased all items on my local ACE hardware and through Amazon. Note that not all Ace Hardware stocks the same item but you can order online and choose free store download (meaning an online order can be shipped for free to your nearest Ace. It can be easier than finding all parts in person.

* Online order winnings go to business, not your local Ace

* ABS pipe segment must be purchased personally

COMPONENTS / MATERIAL: $ 49.22 * before tax

$ 2.79 1 ½ "x 2 "Ace Hardware"

$ 4.59 2 "Ace Hardware

$ 2.99 2" patio table top (Ace Hardware)

$ 5.29 copper wire 22 gauge (Amazon)

$ 1

2.99 RGB LED strip x1 segment with 3 diodes (Amazon)

$ 2.79 1/2 "cable terminals 12 hp (Ace Hardware)

$ 2.99 21/23 12V battery (Ace Hardware)

$ 5.59 21/23 battery cover 5 st Amazon)

$ 1 AC switch from tap light (dollar store)

$ 0 scrap wire (a broken Ethernet cable)

$ 7.20 silver lea f Buff (Amazon) * or some kind of silver color

$ 0 aluminum foil and a small piece of cardboard

$ 0.41 1½ "of 1½" diameter ABS tube (Ace Hardware) * in store purchase

$ 0.59 1½ "ABS test case (Ace Hardware)

$? SALE: $ 19.95 * before tax

$ 4.59 220 Ace Hardware

$ 4.59 80 grit grinding sponge (Ace Hardware)

$ 7.20 silver plate Rub & # 39 ; n Buff (Amazon)

$ 2.39 hot paste (Ace Hardware)

$ 6.99 Heat shrink (Amazon) or $ 1.39 electric tape Hardware)

$ 6.99 solder arm (Ace Hardware)

TOOLS:

drill press, rotary or power drill

3/16 "drill

scissors

hobby saw [19659008] hot glue gun

solder iron

lighter

small medium round file

helping hands (optional)


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