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by Windshadow
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?
Replies: 12
Views: 355

Re: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?

What happened to all the traffic on this board? It feels like nothing but cricket noises around here compared to the way it was 2 years ago.. Did every one take off for a board that has become the new hotness? and if so why did no one tell me?(is it my breath?) SeeMeCNC seems to have stoped using yo...
by Windshadow
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: DIY Mill Turn Center
Replies: 160
Views: 29663

Re: DIY Mill Turn Center

I sure hope it is a big success G D perhaps when you hit volume production I will be able to afford one (Right now I just stretched my toy budget to get a Chinese 5C collet chuck and blank backplate and a set of also Chinese 5C Collets as a kit of parts (I am washing out the grinding sand in its gre...
by Windshadow
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?
Replies: 12
Views: 355

Re: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?

Thanks Ramai, I got my kit for the v2 at the start of December 2016 and so it has the flat type of power supply in the shiny metal case not the computer power supply of the ATX type that the early kits had so I hope I am ok there... I just need to double check to see if is of the 12 volt and 29 amp ...
by Windshadow
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?
Replies: 12
Views: 355

Re: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?

Thanks Xeno, I like your thinking on that... the use of terminal blocks up top sounds like a smart way to do it.... Time to start sketching out how I want to do it... Thinking if i swap the steppers I could use the old rambo and steppers to build a Prusa, printing the parts on my v2/2.8 :) might be ...
by Windshadow
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?
Replies: 12
Views: 355

Re: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?

So the duet wyfi upgrade kit can be used with the computer and steppers on the lower deck? that would mean https://www.seemecnc.com/collections/parts-accessories/products/conversion-kit-for-rostockmax-v3-to-v3-2 and https://www.seemecnc.com/collections/parts-accessories/products/5-inch-touch-screen-...
by Windshadow
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?
Replies: 12
Views: 355

Re: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?

Thanks Guys its nice to be remembered. :D I am going to be a hale and healthy :D 70 next month and for a time after the injury I wondered if I was going to make it to 68 :o . I read the guide for the 3 to 3.2 and I noticed that this upgrade involves shifting the steppers up top as well as a bunch of...
by Windshadow
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?
Replies: 12
Views: 355

V2 (mid 2016) to V3.2 (current) upgrade?

I doubt many folks recall my participation here in late 2015 to mid 2016 building and using my V2 but in August of that year I had to put it into storage as I had to go back to work in a job that required constant travel. I am now back to a settled status and I thought it might be fun to upgrade my ...
by Windshadow
Sat Aug 27, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: checking in
Replies: 13
Views: 1578

Re: checking in

thanks for the tips and the good wishes gang. monday i go for a cat scan and a consult with the experts. thankfully my masonic lodge has been fantastic sorting stuff like shopping and transport to doctors appointments. as to using my printer. well my carefully set up card tables etc with the layered...
by Windshadow
Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: checking in
Replies: 13
Views: 1578

Re: checking in

i will be fine if i stick to the 24/7 rules on the collar and don't pick ip anything that weighs more than 6lbs raise my elbows above my shoulder try to get anything that is be;ow knee level . all my 3D printing stuff was in a spare room and is now packed away so the room can be set up for PE and OT...
by Windshadow
Sun Aug 14, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: checking in
Replies: 13
Views: 1578

Re: checking in

thanks gang 9 more weeks in the collar and the next milestone is the new pictures by the end of the month; which means a ride back to portland but this time not in an ambulance with lights flashing and making a racket with its gear like the last time but in my MINI... though with my sister (aka spee...
by Windshadow
Sun Aug 14, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: checking in
Replies: 13
Views: 1578

Re: checking in

thanks gang 9 more weeks in the collar and the next milestone is the new pictures by the end of the month; which means a ride back to portland but this time not in an ambulance with lights flashing and making a racket with its gear like the last time but in my MINI... though with my sister (aka spee...
by Windshadow
Sat Aug 13, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: checking in
Replies: 13
Views: 1578

checking in

Hi gang just got sprung from rehab ( i broke my neck C2 3 weeks ago ...sofar no neurologic impairment but i am in an Aspen collar 24-7 for 9 more weeks and i had a friend pack away my printer and all its assorted gear and clutter until I'm no longer have to wear the darn thing) but it is nice to see...
by Windshadow
Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Can't get below 1mm wall thickness
Replies: 13
Views: 1380

Re: Can't get below 1mm wall thickness

Sure
try the MC numbers that the instructions give for the fan shrouds in the use manual.
by Windshadow
Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Can't get below 1mm wall thickness
Replies: 13
Views: 1380

Re: Can't get below 1mm wall thickness

He has provided you a modified version of the camera mount you want to print for you to try.
by Windshadow
Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Deleted
Replies: 25
Views: 3153

Re: Deleted

Thats silly, this is what are you making it does not have to be made on a delta to go here... and I think SeeMeCNC did a cartesian printer when they first started out.The moderators will remove anything that is against the rules if you are making it I think you should be able to put it here..... but...
by Windshadow
Sat Jul 16, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: DIY Mill Turn Center
Replies: 160
Views: 29663

Re: DIY Mill Turn Center

Well Done GD :ugeek: Blody Well Done! :ugeek:
by Windshadow
Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Greetings from Santa Cruz, and a question!
Replies: 7
Views: 1072

Re: Greetings from Santa Cruz, and a question!

Give some consideration to using the SeeMeCNC hot end and you learn the ins and outs of the printer I am still learning to print ABS and I have yet to Assemble the E3D hot end... once i do the PLA printing this summer also on the Stock hot end then I will build the E3D for printing with the high tem...
by Windshadow
Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: new from benton ky
Replies: 20
Views: 1812

Re: new from benton ky

Also making those first 2 fan shrouds in abs as the first things you print (following the instruction manual) is such an ego boost that it carries you over any bombs with further calibration... so yes start out with Mater control and the MC slicer to build a base of experience going forward My E3D V...
by Windshadow
Sat Jul 09, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: ptfe tubing: local suppliers?
Replies: 3
Views: 639

Re: ptfe tubing: local suppliers?

if you live in a large north american city you might try a medical or hospital supply or a supplier of professional laboratory equipment. make sure you get the right size i had some that was fine with the SeeMeCNC filament but some no name filament i got cheaply at a maker swap meet jamed in it. it ...
by Windshadow
Wed Jul 06, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: new from benton ky
Replies: 20
Views: 1812

Re: new from benton ky

It did not seem right to edit the typo once it had been called out publicly. if i had seen it before it became a topic of conversation of course I would have fixed it (I was taught that using coarse language pointed up a poor vocabulary and lack of imagination and if you knew me socially you would b...
by Windshadow
Tue Jul 05, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: new from benton ky
Replies: 20
Views: 1812

Re: new from benton ky

oops :oops: typos r-us
by Windshadow
Tue Jul 05, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: new from benton ky
Replies: 20
Views: 1812

Re: new from benton ky

Treat the build manual (download the newest version) as if it is holy writ. go by the words and check against the pictures do not try to assemble just from the pictures. read the manual in full to the end before you start. if the smell of the fresh c XX t by laser melamine parts (burned wood smell) ...
by Windshadow
Tue Jul 05, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: First layer not sticking problem
Replies: 7
Views: 982

Re: First layer not sticking problem

remove the gaffer tape and try the recommended things that Tincho85 listed
by Windshadow
Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: Other Machines
Topic: Trick Laser MAX METAL with Linear Rails
Replies: 70
Views: 10239

Re: Trick Laser MAX METAL with Linear Rails

I asked after him a while back but there has been no news... perhaps he is just busy with it being the fishing season
by Windshadow
Sun Jul 03, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: Best way to splice the various wires?
Replies: 3
Views: 579

Re: Best way to splice the various wires?

I was taught to use the western union splice when lengthening wires and yes I would first Lightly tin the wires than just a touch more solder after trimming the excess from the splice don't glob it on... oh yes slip on a piece of shrink tube first... I am sure that no one on this board has ever made...

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