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by stonewater
Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Show us your machine!
Topic: A debut of my new Yellow Jacket build.
Replies: 13
Views: 1093

Re: A debut of my new Yellow Jacket build.

Jassper,

that is fantastic!! love the whole thing, color is amazing!!!

Tom C
by stonewater
Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: M2D2 Build
Replies: 25
Views: 1263

Re: M2D2 Build

you can try to use the springs from a clothespin to tension your belts also looks just like the ones e3d online sells.

Tom C
by stonewater
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Diary of a RoStock Max V2 print
Replies: 121
Views: 5641

Re: Diary of a RoStock Max V2 print

everyone, looks like the V6 is spotty as far as good prints go. seems like most of op's frustration is with his hotend. I now print only ABS with my V6. considering it is the easiest filament to get right does not suprise me that it works. I just don't have time to dink with a crappy hot end. I know...
by stonewater
Fri Apr 01, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Diary of a RoStock Max V2 print
Replies: 121
Views: 5641

Re: Diary of a RoStock Max V2 print

the only thing my E3DV6 is good for is ABS, it sucks with PLA and PETG. stock hot end is awesome with ABS and PLA, PETG prints close to same temp as ABS so it should work. honestly if you are never going to do other exotic filaments that need temps that would melt the PEEK section, just use the stoc...
by stonewater
Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: 3D Printing to injection moulding
Replies: 22
Views: 983

Re: 3D Printing to injection moulding

well steve wygant www.partdaddy.com who makes the rostocks also has a kick ass machine shop and does injection molding as well.


Tom C
by stonewater
Thu Mar 10, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: Dave's First 3-D Printer Build
Replies: 19
Views: 1252

Re: Dave's First 3-D Printer Build

a few things... 1- the fan on the peek section on my max was cooling too much. I added a potentiometer to the peek fan circuit so I could change the speed of the fan. you can also change fan speed in the firmware. 2- did you adjust the horizontal radius per geneb manual? 3- you z height will shift i...
by stonewater
Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: DIY Mill Turn Center
Replies: 105
Views: 8061

Re: DIY Mill Turn Center

these guys do frequency drives small to large. their smallest is 1/8 horsepower. http://www.kbelectronics.com/Variable_Speed_AC_Drives_Inverters.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I use 8 of them where I work to control the speeds of our pitching machines. we have the pastime machin...
by stonewater
Sat Jan 30, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: longer CF arms
Replies: 13
Views: 1130

Re: longer CF arms

@TFmike, the metal effector came with mount for the trick trucks. so they are from Brian. @eaglezsoar I was reading thru a few threads, particularly the one where we were discussing longer arms. JFettig had mentioned he would take 300 or 325 mm arms , the longer the better. as I understood his reaso...
by stonewater
Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: gecko drives
Replies: 1
Views: 185

gecko drives

Hi Everyone, I was looking thru my old links in my browser favorites and came back across Gecko Drives http://www.geckodrive.com/products-order.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; they can control servos and steppers, seems like it might be the next step for running tur servos on a d...
by stonewater
Sat Jan 23, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: New Delta Design
Replies: 80
Views: 6992

Re: New Delta Design

I am looking to build a second delta and was thinking about this combo for the controller since I have a due laying around somewhere here. are you happy with the drivers?

Tom C
by stonewater
Wed Jan 13, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: rambo is hosed-what to replac eit with
Replies: 5
Views: 304

Re: rambo is hosed-what to replac eit with

thanks for the input fellas... a few days of back and forth with ultimachine produced an RMA and a free repair I hope. apparently the ESD ? chip which handles the usb to serial interface can get blown if it is an earlier model. if your serial number does not have a "P" in it then it does n...
by stonewater
Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:31 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: rambo is hosed-what to replac eit with
Replies: 5
Views: 304

Re: rambo is hosed-what to replac eit with

its over 2 years old.... it is a 1.2 from a V1.... I will see what ultimachine can do for repair. on the other hand if I can get a better performing board for the same price and you don't have to be a software wizard to get it running it might be nice to have something "better"

Tom C
by stonewater
Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: rambo is hosed-what to replac eit with
Replies: 5
Views: 304

rambo is hosed-what to replac eit with

hi guys, so after a few weeks of looking prodding lurking on forums and asking questions, no one can seem to tell me why my Rambo will not connect correctly to the pc. both of my other printers connect fine. pretty sure the usb to serial chip on the Rambo is fragged. anyway I want to replace it. nee...
by stonewater
Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX
Topic: usb com port not working
Replies: 3
Views: 1085

Re: usb com port not working

I have tried the default settings from th build manual, and worked my way around thru a few of the others, same problem regardless of speed I set. you can set it on the LCD and save to eeprom...

Tom C
by stonewater
Sat Dec 26, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX
Topic: usb com port not working
Replies: 3
Views: 1085

usb com port not working

my Ramboo 1.2 is working sort of.... I can print from SD card and make changes with the pot. I cannot connect with usb. latest drivers for it and arduino. seems like it wants to connect. but it times out. any way to reflash the usb driver portion of the rambo? can you relaod things of the SD card? T...
by stonewater
Fri Dec 18, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: PETG 0.8mm Layer Height
Replies: 4
Views: 521

Re: PETG 0.8mm Layer Height

MR Joe,

I am having a hard time with my petg.... can you put up your settings, I have the same inland petg you are using. temp retract nozzle diameter, etc...

Tom C
by stonewater
Sat Dec 12, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Z direction reversed
Replies: 7
Views: 262

Re: Z direction reversed

go back to the manual and follow the instructions for setting your Z zero height. after you set the new z zero run your z back up using the potentiometer, when you get really close to the top use the home tower function on the lcd. after homing check your z height on the lcd. I have found it will sc...
by stonewater
Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX
Topic: Rambo connects.... sort of
Replies: 0
Views: 419

Rambo connects.... sort of

max V1, I have a problem with it connecting using arduino or any slicing engine. when I plug it into the usb, software recognizes it and you can see the comport. the lcd screen blinks and I get 1 beep. arduino sees it when I start it up. sees the com port and the right board. when try to upload eepr...
by stonewater
Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:35 am
Forum: Other Machines
Topic: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build
Replies: 495
Views: 34776

Re: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build

I had to add a thin plastic shim to my clamps from the get go. seems that belt thickness varies, which is odd considering its a "spec" belt. I actually used a plastic straw flattened.

Tom C
by stonewater
Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:31 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Print keeps shifting
Replies: 13
Views: 508

Re: Print keeps shifting

a print shifting is almost always a mechanical issue. you did not say which max you have. first check the effector platform and every single nut and screw, including the big nut that holds the nozzle to the effector. then work your way up to the cheapskates again and everything in between. if you ha...
by stonewater
Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:34 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX
Topic: corsair 750 watt p.s. and the 5 volt rail
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: corsair 750 watt p.s. and the 5 volt rail

ok guys thanks I have a 5 watt 12 ohm resistor I can use, that should not draw too much current. I was just gonna zip tie it directly to the fan on top of the power supply. +1 on the 5 volts for something usb. I am planning o octoprint in the future. already have the pi B and the screen ordered. Tom C
by stonewater
Sun Nov 29, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX
Topic: corsair 750 watt p.s. and the 5 volt rail
Replies: 5
Views: 289

corsair 750 watt p.s. and the 5 volt rail

so reading thru some other forums there seems to be some consensus on adding a resistor to the 5 volt rail of an atx power supply to help it provide better power. I have a Corsair 750 watt atx on my max. but the bed heating times have not reduced themselves much. I have the rev 7 onyx bed and 12 gau...
by stonewater
Sat Nov 28, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: Bonding PLA parts together ?
Replies: 19
Views: 2646

Re: Bonding PLA parts together ?

I watched a video yesterday where Berry Werner (Berry Bot) was recommending use of Loctite 1812319 CA as working extremely well for PLA. I've just stated experimenting with PLA and CA's to glue some small printed gliders together for my 5 year old and the joints hold when he steps on them... What g...
by stonewater
Wed Nov 25, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Horizontal move = dragging / scaring
Replies: 3
Views: 282

Re: Horizontal move = dragging / scaring

do you have z lift enabled, if so it can be set to a height.

Tom C

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