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    Re: Beware of Windows 7 update KB4088875

    dont you just love it when you finally find the solution online...after having found the solution yourself?

    this started a few months ago... i just got the squirts and played 3d printers and...
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    Sticky: Re: Ballscrew Basics

    ahhh, just thought id mention it in this thread than start a new one for such a trivial thing.

    i made end caps and wipers for my ballnuts a while back. just leather washers for the wipers.. they...
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    Sticky: Re: Ballscrew Basics

    i believe the part i put in capitals would explain my train of thought...

    rolling is a deformation process. and ball screws take a LOT of deformation compared to a standard iso threads. depending...
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    Sticky: ill hazard a guess that.... the larger...

    ill hazard a guess that....

    the larger diameter is easier to produce accurately, especially in long lengths.

    the larger nut is easier to machine.

    theyre more common.

    just an idea.
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    more steam than you can poke a stick at.

    the time has come.

    for what? huh?

    a bicycle. steam powered. bear with me... this will be a long thread and there will always be some long haired yahoo that cant read that goes "what just...
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    Re: HM46 Conversion Build Thread

    sorry to do a lazarus post, but what happened with this project?

    i just got myself a hm46 with the cnc plan in mind :) gotta love the nasty "decorative" scraping job :)

    and as it weighs in at...
  7. Re: how do they do it? machining in tight spaces, under an overhang.

    the ones coyote pictured, are the standard simple threaded caps.

    brembo does NOT use shrink fitting. maybe you should read up about their patented, unique, monoblock calipers first?

    they...
  8. Re: how do they do it? machining in tight spaces, under an overhang.

    i note they wont show any pics of that cutter head! by its very nature, it wouldnt be able to take much out in each pass... not exactly rigid, one would think, as compared to even a baseline boring...
  9. Re: how do they do it? machining in tight spaces, under an overhang.

    for anyone that does give a rats rear end, simply used the circular pocket wizard on mach3, with 0 Z height, 0 safe Z, DOC at 0.5mm, resulting in one pass of code.

    then cut and paste, replace the...
  10. Re: how do they do it? machining in tight spaces, under an overhang.

    piece of cake :)

    first pass

    242988

    and done.

    242990
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    SIR! the project has received the green light!

    242864


    this one should be first, i couldnt resist using that line though... now i know why i didnt use the blue led :)

    242866

    it now being...
  12. Re: hate maths...really hate it... g540 motor tuning RPM

    nope, the one thing only. just the rpm. i just tend to prattle on...sorry :o


    2 rps, 120 rpm. my bad.

    i havent looked at the manual in a good 2 years... so much for a photographic memory?

    ...
  13. Re: Precise holes for bearing -> what endmill for aluminium?

    i needed some 13mm holes for bearings....

    my method was really dodgy, but not exactly quick...

    roughed out to 12.7 with what i had.

    waited 3 months (who knows what happened? the ship sunk?)...
  14. hate maths...really hate it... g540 motor tuning RPM

    just reading a thread or two bought something up i never really sat down and thought too hard about...

    and not seeing it mentioned, seems that either its rudimentary or noone actually bothers.......
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    Re: G540 Motor Tuning Question

    while im no expert on the subject, i have a feeling you require the leads to be as is, due to induction, capacitance and all that other nonsense when dealing with wires and hi frequency square waves....
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    They were right!

    it appears that the gecko g540 really does need 3A capability in the power supply :)

    *shrugs* oh well, back to scratching through the bin for a transformer...

    i had this awesome ferguson...
  17. how do they do it? machining in tight spaces, under an overhang.

    gday.

    thinking about it for a day and i think ive already solved the problem, but hey...

    i have a job that at first glance looks impossible. cant really tell but that hole is hidden under the...
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    Re: X2 ballscrew covers

    i promise, as soon as i pop the holes through the lil bits of plate, ill take pics :)

    this will be some time tomorrow?

    but!

    my clamps have worked perfectly :)

    only punch i have is just...
  19. Re: How is this shopping list for a X2 CNC build?

    the list is nice, but missing a critical element...a surface plate...because the x2 needs some TLC to get the best performance...

    lol :)


    a bit of time with some bearing blue and a scraper...
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    X2 ballscrew covers

    the time has come! clogged! sick of pulling apart ballscrews! the number of times i count to 68! (theres 70 balls in every nut and of course you slip at the last second or two...)

    leadscrew covers...
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    involute grinding. an idea. maybe.

    owdy. long time no see.

    i been racking my brain lately over how to grind involutes. one of those ideas that lurks for ages then rears its ugly head.

    no particular reason, im not about to cut...
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    you have to tram the head to the column in both...

    you have to tram the head to the column in both directions. scraping the back of the spindle block/slide block is far better than shimming...if you have the equipment! shim/scrape for the Y...
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    right. two 100x2.5 saws on their way. gunna...

    right. two 100x2.5 saws on their way.

    gunna gang em up on a toolpost grinder spindle, and run the blanks on the big lathe in low gear. if this works, ill run 8 of them, with 2.5mm spacers.

    good...
  24. sorry to revive a dying thread :( i just...

    sorry to revive a dying thread :(

    i just google searched mini torque convertor and came here.

    so. someone beat me too it. a small scale torque convertor.

    ive always wanted to make something...
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    i started thinking like that myself... was thrown...

    i started thinking like that myself... was thrown by my inadequate 40mm slitting saws on hand.

    set rotary as... C? vertical :) feed saw in on x, rotate for round,

    simple clamp and Y passes for...
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