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by forrie
Fri Nov 06, 2015 1:52 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: HUMOR
Replies: 21
Views: 2084

Re: HUMOR

There was a blonde who was sitting next to a lawyer on an airplane. The lawyer was naturally bored, so he kept bugging the blonde to play a game of intelligence with him. The blonde was reluctant, so the lawyer offered her 10 to 1 odds. He told her that every time she could not answer his question, ...
by forrie
Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:32 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Aluminum and carbon fiber E3d V6 mount. RELEASED!
Replies: 389
Views: 77455

Re: Aluminum and carbon fiber E3d V6 mount. RELEASED!

This conversation is moving toward my recent experience. I'm struggling with the same thing. Living in Australia decent/reasonably priced second hand machines are almost non existent. I've been thinking about converting a Chinese Sieg X3 with a cncfusion kit, but when you are all done you are so cl...
by forrie
Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Aluminum and carbon fiber E3d V6 mount. RELEASED!
Replies: 389
Views: 77455

Re: Aluminum and carbon fiber E3d V6 mount. RELEASED!

I'd save up a little longer and get a Tormach PCNC 1100. That new mini mill just looks like an expensive toy.
by forrie
Thu Oct 22, 2015 2:48 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Aluminum and carbon fiber E3d V6 mount. RELEASED!
Replies: 389
Views: 77455

Re: Aluminum and carbon fiber E3d V6 mount. RELEASED!

Australian here... Can't wait to see how the mount performs upside down! Image
by forrie
Sat Oct 10, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: Other Machines
Topic: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build
Replies: 500
Views: 92300

Re: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build

plasma wrote:I had some brass rod stock, so I lathed the parts as a barrel and a piston.


Seems like the way to go. I've tried the printed ones, but they bind up ever so slightly. If you sand them or acetone vapour treat them to get them smooth they get a little wobbly.
by forrie
Sat Oct 10, 2015 2:18 am
Forum: Other Machines
Topic: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build
Replies: 500
Views: 92300

Re: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build

plasma wrote:Hot Bed mount with FSR.
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Cool. The mounts don't look printed. What did you use?
by forrie
Fri Oct 09, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: Other Machines
Topic: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build
Replies: 500
Views: 92300

Re: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build

Can you go into more detail on how you mounted the FSR's? It looks like you have the bed mounted at three points on each of the horizontal frame parts?

Does the truck move ok with that tablet wire jammed in the slot like that? What's that Hunter pole dohicky hanging off the extruder?
by forrie
Sun Oct 04, 2015 6:02 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Control Panel for My New Delta Printer
Replies: 3
Views: 674

Re: Control Panel for My New Delta Printer

Hmmm...very cool idea.
I really enjoy you posts Khalid, your ingenuity is fantastic!
by forrie
Tue Sep 29, 2015 6:09 am
Forum: Other Machines
Topic: Glowforge
Replies: 13
Views: 3261

Re: Glowforge

The Tested channel on YouTube has a pretty good look at the Glowforge


by forrie
Tue Sep 29, 2015 5:43 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: OpenDACT(Delta Automatic Calibration Tool) - For Repetier
Replies: 823
Views: 205992

Re: Delta Automatic Calibration Tool - For Repetier Firmware

Naarrrr.....RollieBrator! Do it Do it Do it!
by forrie
Sun Sep 27, 2015 5:17 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: 3D print a house?
Replies: 1
Views: 467

Re: 3D print a house?



Sure why not....
by forrie
Fri Sep 25, 2015 6:01 am
Forum: Other Machines
Topic: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build
Replies: 500
Views: 92300

Re: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build

Have you seen what KAS has done a few posts up?
by forrie
Thu Sep 17, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: General FPV topics
Topic: Just gonna leave this here for now
Replies: 4
Views: 1976

Re: Just gonna leave this here for now

jesse wrote:what's fpv?


First person view.

Insanely fast mini RC quad copters built for racing with radio linked camera's playing on a video visor worn by the operator. There is quite the underground racing movement growing quickly around the world.

by forrie
Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:13 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: 0.9 Stepper question
Replies: 21
Views: 3642

Re: 0.9 Stepper question

Is it best to change to 16 teeth pulleys as well from the stock 20 teeth to take full advantage of the 0.9s?
by forrie
Fri Sep 11, 2015 12:53 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: A hybrid fly fishing reel
Replies: 8
Views: 1200

Re: A hybrid fly fishing reel

CF = Carbon Fiber
by forrie
Tue Sep 01, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: OpenDACT(Delta Automatic Calibration Tool) - For Repetier
Replies: 823
Views: 205992

Re: Delta Automatic Calibration Tool - For Repetier Firmware

Hi to all..sorry for my english.. I'm also using smoothieware and I'm very gald for your work....so if you want traslate your software to became compatible with smoothie, I'm will be very happy to became a beta tester for you! Andrea Fantastic, I'll keep that in mind! I am probably going to start l...
by forrie
Mon Aug 31, 2015 5:07 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Smoothieboards unreliable - what new controller to support?
Replies: 67
Views: 10670

Re: Smoothieboards unreliable - what new controller to suppo

On win 7 I can run repetier, and protoface no worries on my smoothie. Protoface does some strange things sometimes so I tend to stick with repetier.
by forrie
Fri Aug 28, 2015 12:05 am
Forum: Other Machines
Topic: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build
Replies: 500
Views: 92300

Re: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build

I've bought from robotseed a number of times and never an issue. Fast prompt shipping with everything securely packed.
by forrie
Wed Aug 26, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Member Map
Replies: 7
Views: 1130

Re: Member Map

Yah I'm there....
by forrie
Sun Aug 23, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Other Machines
Topic: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build
Replies: 500
Views: 92300

Re: Trick Laser MAX METAL Build

did you upgrade the arms to 300 or 325 instead of the stock 269?


All these toys from tricklaser are going to send me to the poor house....lol :D
by forrie
Thu Aug 13, 2015 4:26 am
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: Pulled the Pin...
Replies: 49
Views: 8164

Re: Pulled the Pin...

I used 0.7mm, 60% tin 40% lead for my unsoldered smoothieboard. Worked fine.
by forrie
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:16 am
Forum: Smoothieboard and variants
Topic: Reprap Discount GLCD
Replies: 14
Views: 3062

Re: Reprap Discount GLCD

alright that was it, im rolling the white one.. adjusted with needle nose and now i can see There is also a contrast setting in the config file. I'm not sure how much control it has as I haven't played with it yet. The writing on mine is quite faint compared to the background, but if I adjust the c...
by forrie
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Pseudo-closed-loop positioning for the Rostock MAX with FSRs
Replies: 21
Views: 3987

Re: Pseudo-closed-loop positioning for the Rostock MAX with

If you get the kit from Ultibot, it comes with pucks. They're rubber, I'm guessing you want something a little softer to do the actuation to keep them from wearing. I used the Ultimo pucks in Nylocke's design no worries. I've gotten pretty much identical results using this fsr setup (and McHackney'...
by forrie
Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: They're heeeeeere!
Replies: 21
Views: 2891

Re: They're heeeeeere!

Image

It can't be unseen....lol
by forrie
Tue Jul 21, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: MAX METAL Platform
Replies: 5
Views: 968

Re: MAX METAL Platform

Just noticed on the pics....they look like rubber washers. So it should still be cool to use the Rev1 Yellow Jacket?

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