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by Navkram
Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:15 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: orion hot end wont heat
Replies: 11
Views: 5145

orion hot end wont heat

just happened during a print, working just fine I walk away and come back later notice that it stopped extruding plastic, get looking and the filiment pushed out the side of the ez struder, thought well there is the problem, cleared all that and re threaded the filament, went to reprint and waited a...
by Navkram
Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:45 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: nut and bolt suppliers
Replies: 8
Views: 753

Re: nut and bolt suppliers

Jim i would love to support local business and all of the parts, lase cutting, and machined parts are sourced local even the shipping boxes are local if competitivevor slightly higher in cost A quick look at msc website and a machine screw i can get from mcmaster carr or boltdepot is .015 and .013 c...
by Navkram
Thu Mar 27, 2014 1:53 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: nut and bolt suppliers
Replies: 8
Views: 753

nut and bolt suppliers

Anyone have links to bolt suppliers other than mcmaster carr?
by Navkram
Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:15 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: RotoMAAK rotational Casting
Replies: 41
Views: 4651

Re: RotoMAAK rotational Casting

yes it wil be open source once the kickstarter is fulfilled. to answer some other question the brown and clear horse are rotationally cast the white is solid cast 7.5 inches tall. brown horse and clear horse= 6.4 oz of resin $2.25 white horse is cast solid= 22 oz of resin $7.70 https://scontent-a-or...
by Navkram
Sat Mar 22, 2014 12:52 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: RotoMAAK rotational Casting
Replies: 41
Views: 4651

Re: RotoMAAK rotational Casting

Thanks Guys

I will try and make a chocolate bunny I have been wanting to do this just not enough time in the day.

I would like to ask that if you could possible share this and post it to everyplace you are members of forums, tell friends etc.

thanks for all the support already.
by Navkram
Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: RotoMAAK rotational Casting
Replies: 41
Views: 4651

Re: RotoMAAK rotational Casting

I'm looking forward to it, very cool machine. I have a few parts for my fly fishing reels that would be great cast. One question - shrinkage with solid cast parts is an issue although some of the resins are very low shrinkage. It seems that this technology would insure the surface / exterior is spo...
by Navkram
Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: RotoMAAK rotational Casting
Replies: 41
Views: 4651

Re: RotoMAAK rotational Casting

I can measure a couple things tomorrow, we cast the bottles and that would be a great check. I know if you add micro baloons to solid cast it will help with shrink. I have not noticed shrinkage on hollow cast.
by Navkram
Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: RotoMAAK rotational Casting
Replies: 41
Views: 4651

Re: RotoMAAK rotational Casting

Thank you michael.
by Navkram
Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: MRRF lost laptop
Replies: 3
Views: 479

Re: MRRF lost laptop

thanks for finding the Hello Kitty computer bag I will make sure it get to its home..
by Navkram
Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:47 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: RotoMAAK rotational Casting
Replies: 41
Views: 4651

RotoMAAK rotational Casting

Here is the rotational casting machine that I have built. I made this machine to fill a need I had in making multiple copies of salesman samples, took it to Detroit maker faire and go many people asking where I got it , I never really at that point intended to Mfg. these, but demand I have heard ove...
by Navkram
Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Radio Guy From South Bend, IN
Replies: 6
Views: 731

Re: Radio Guy From South Bend, IN

Casey stop by there are usually people ther till 9 or so.
by Navkram
Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: MRRF lost laptop
Replies: 3
Views: 479

MRRF lost laptop

We have a attendee that was at MRRF that either left his laptop sit on Sunday when he packed up to leave, someone by mistake picked it up, or on the way home when they stopped someone snatched it. any help from the people on here that attended please check and see.
by Navkram
Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:09 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Radio Guy From South Bend, IN
Replies: 6
Views: 731

Re: Radio Guy From South Bend, IN

good to see you at MRRF casey, great to get as much exposure as possible, could not believe the amount of "public" attendance, saturday was packed with lines of people waiting to get in.
by Navkram
Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Cyborg beast
Replies: 1
Views: 372

Cyborg beast

I am heading up a group if volunteees @ MRRF to print and assemble a right and left hand for a local man that lost his legs, hands, and nose to bacterial menegitis. Anyone from here interested in helping let me know.
by Navkram
Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:05 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: eifel tower
Replies: 1
Views: 507

eifel tower

this part http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:53279" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; was posted on another site and the guy was having problems printing with a I3, at first I said that it would be a real test of any fdm printer to print this with all the small detail, after thinking about...
by Navkram
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: Rostock MAX
Topic: Upgrade or throw away?
Replies: 45
Views: 6772

Re: Upgrade or throw away?

That case looks great. this is exactly what these printer are for proto type work. great job and glad you did not sell.
by Navkram
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:51 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Matter Control Software
Replies: 74
Views: 11297

Re: Matter Control Software

Oly showed this off Thursday @ our maker meeting, looks really promising.
by Navkram
Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:56 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Hi from NW Indiana
Replies: 4
Views: 519

Re: Hi from NW Indiana

Welcome. Great group of people on here eith lots of support.
by Navkram
Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:48 pm
Forum: Getting Started in SeeMeEducate
Topic: Free Filament
Replies: 1
Views: 2066

Free Filament

Not looked into this but nedded to put it some place
http://zenikinetic.com/2014-01-15-press-release/4



**edited to say filament, not dilament lol (j.oly)**
by Navkram
Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:43 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Example of a very long bridge...
Replies: 12
Views: 1906

Re: Example of a very long bridge...

great job, can you post slicer settings
by Navkram
Sat Feb 01, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: Teachers Lounge
Topic: SeeMeCNC in Schools
Replies: 6
Views: 4593

Re: SeeMeCNC in Schools

welcome to the forum, I just want to say Thank you for getting this technology into Goshen High School I hope more schools follow what you have done. We need more stories like yours and your students that are using this technology.


awesome job.
by Navkram
Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:34 am
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: ORION Upgrades
Replies: 20
Views: 3646

Re: ORION Upgrades

if you want to also post it to repables.com a non {shudder} makerbot site.
by Navkram
Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:19 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: print speed?
Replies: 15
Views: 1826

Re: print speed?

OK no problem, I have learned a lot from your post maybe not responded to them but you are a great resource on here, maybe you can make it to midwest reprap festival march 14,15,16th you could kill 2 birds with one stone, their shop is only a couple minutes from the fairgrounds where the festival is...
by Navkram
Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: print speed?
Replies: 15
Views: 1826

Re: print speed?

It's a double edged sword. It's also elusive because doubling the speed won't even approach cutting the time in half... There are several speeds and accelerations that come into play. The bigger enemy than mechanical speed is heat though. If you're laying down the layers too quickly, they don't hav...
by Navkram
Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:48 am
Forum: ORION
Topic: convince me to buy one.
Replies: 39
Views: 4900

Re: convince me to buy one.

I have the orion and you will not be disappointed with it, right out of the box off the sd card, before any software installed on laptop, I had a successful print. and been impressed with every print since then. even printed things that others say is impossible with a fdm printer. I feel most or all...

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