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finally some news [Sep. 11th, 2008|12:42 am]
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since my -not-so-recent move to London, time has been running speed light fast...
Despite having many hobbies I am still a proud goggles maker (in fact and to my happy surprise, it's my only income). I have done tons of new stuff in the past months, just a little glance after the


yes, it was something a bit difficult to make, I have been working hard to make this pair of sunglasses in brass AND light enough to be wore without an elastic strap.
the aluminium alloy version -tested since august when riding my bicycle- is much lighter


it's really mesh & lace work out of metal, I wanted to keep all the stainless hardware plus my usual machined look, and the challenge was to keep the weight under the 80gramms threshold.
instead of all what you could buy elsewhere, those eyeglasses are 100% serviceable, any parts could be swapped, repaired, serviced. in the past I have had a lot of sunglasses and just for a missing bolt or a broken hinge I had to scrap them.


in parallel, I have been working on large goggles for biking..

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[User Picture]From: badger
2008-09-11 12:20 am (UTC)

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EXCELLENT!
From: spiral_solution
2008-09-11 08:19 am (UTC)

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Very nice!!! :D
[User Picture]From: gluondufou
2008-09-11 09:11 am (UTC)

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I know, he is a very nice guy :-)
how are you ? it has been a long time I haven't seen you!
From: spiral_solution
2008-09-11 10:18 am (UTC)

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I know it's been ages :) I'm fine, not going to Machinenfest which sucks rear but otherwise good! There is a possibility of TG Halloween which I assume you will be attending?
[User Picture]From: gluondufou
2008-09-11 10:50 pm (UTC)

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ach... kein Maschinenfest :-(( then you will miss the 10th anniversary... next year may be ? I would like too, even if I miss the old time of the AZ bunker (I am talking like an old fart now). yes, TG haloween is on my agenda :-)
From: spiral_solution
2008-09-16 07:21 am (UTC)

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Hurrah! TG is go :) :) :)
[User Picture]From: delicious_irony
2008-09-11 11:33 am (UTC)

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Will these be on your website?
[User Picture]From: gluondufou
2008-09-11 10:53 pm (UTC)

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sure :-) it will just take ages if not 6 months as usual for my website to be updated :-)
[User Picture]From: valentine7
2008-09-11 07:10 pm (UTC)

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amazing!
[User Picture]From: rave_deer
2008-10-09 11:22 pm (UTC)

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hey you! how are you doing!?
we have to go to the rollerdisco soon you know!:D yeah!
(this is annike, bertrands friend if you didn't realise...however i hope you think of me when you think of rollerdisco!;) )
[User Picture]From: gluondufou
2008-10-24 07:24 pm (UTC)

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hello Annike !
when is the next one ?
I just have to make sure i put new shoes on my rollers to get ready, my old ones are torn apart :-)
[User Picture]From: rave_deer
2008-11-11 11:48 pm (UTC)

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hey! don't know how often u check this thing but come to subliminal discharge on friday?!:) drinks at my place first! bertrand and couple of other peeps coming:) should be fun!
[User Picture]From: gluondufou
2008-11-13 09:50 pm (UTC)

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of course I am for subliminal discharge !
thanks for the invitation to your place I will come :-)
[User Picture]From: xstepsahead
2008-11-12 04:07 pm (UTC)

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~Yeah ! Come ! (voix autoritaire)
[User Picture]From: oswaldcrowlius
2008-11-22 12:27 pm (UTC)

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Bon je suis pas bargeot, y a bien un groupe qui s'appel TestCard lol :
http://uk.youtube.com/user/testcard666
[User Picture]From: cy_grl
2008-12-17 04:45 pm (UTC)

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bonsoir!
i was wondering if it's ok if i add you?
i mailed you today about atomefabrik business

Margot
[User Picture]From: gluondufou
2008-12-18 06:32 pm (UTC)

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Hello Margot !
bien sûr ! (sorry I will reply to your email later tonight, those last 2 days have been a bit stressfull )
and the good news are: the £ pound is collapsing, making my goggles very cheap in euros :-)
From: (Anonymous)
2008-12-22 01:12 am (UTC)

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Yo ! tiens je mattais ca je me suis dit que ca t'interesserais ptet :
http://www.dexigner.com/attachments/Break%20Bike%20Theft.pdf