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Old 05-15-2017, 10:54 PM   #1
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Need help designing a Commercial Watermelon Slicing Contraption!! Any Engineers out t

Hi, I am making my own Watermelon Slicer to slice whole watermelons.

Here is a video of a guy on youtube who made his own:



Does anyone know where he got that rack and pinion gearbox assembly?

If anyone can post links to where I can buy those parts I would appreciate it. McMaster links are fine too.
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Old 05-15-2017, 11:02 PM   #2
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Old 05-16-2017, 12:46 AM   #3
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Add in an M54 engine and it will be awesome. Anything with an M54 is awesome.
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Old 05-16-2017, 01:03 AM   #4
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Add in an M54 engine and it will be awesome. Anything with an M54 is awesome.
You're thinking of the M52tu. It shits all over everything.
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Old 05-16-2017, 01:37 AM   #5
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I recommend making it pneumatic so it shoots watermelon out with the force of a thousand suns. You could be a real hit at parties.
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Old 05-16-2017, 04:01 AM   #6
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I recommend making it pneumatic so it shoots watermelon out with the force of a thousand suns. You could be a real hit at parties.
Especially if you let the watermelon soak in some vodka before
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Old 05-16-2017, 07:05 AM   #7
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Old 05-16-2017, 07:17 AM   #8
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Old 05-16-2017, 07:36 AM   #9
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Old 05-16-2017, 07:38 AM   #10
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Sorry bro, amazon beat you to it, and for peanuts compared to what it must have cost this guy to make his knife-contraption there, LOL.

https://www.amazon.com/Modern-Home-M...ermelon+slicer

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Old 05-16-2017, 07:44 AM   #11
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I'll wait for Mango's preliminary review before deciding to buy this product.

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Old 05-16-2017, 07:51 AM   #12
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HA! No need for his review, because there's this:



Opens right up like a butterfly, or more like a vagina if you ask me.

https://www.amazon.com/ZYLISS-Mango-...s=mango+slicer
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Old 05-16-2017, 08:10 AM   #13
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HA! No need for his review, because there's this:



Opens right up like a butterfly, or more like a vagina if you ask me.

https://www.amazon.com/ZYLISS-Mango-...s=mango+slicer
That's actually pretty cool. Peeling mangos is a PITA.
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HA! No need for his review, because there's this:



Opens right up like a butterfly, or more like a vagina if you ask me.

https://www.amazon.com/ZYLISS-Mango-...s=mango+slicer
The fruit or Mango?
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How neat does it have to be?


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I don't think your target demographic would be able to afford such a contraption.
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I love when people with 1 post come and ask for advice from OT, and then just disappear after we shatter their hopes and dreams with cheap amazon products.
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