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Offline BR549

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Re: I'm in Hog Heaven
« Reply #110 on: January 28, 2015, 07:11:50 PM »
LOOKIN GOOD Craig, (;-) TP

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Re: I'm in Hog Heaven
« Reply #111 on: January 29, 2015, 05:47:35 AM »
Nice when things come together and you can fun. Keep up the good work.

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Re: I'm in Hog Heaven
« Reply #112 on: January 29, 2015, 05:51:23 AM »
Excellent work Craig, this adds a whole new dimension to those curved signs of yours.  ;)

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Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.  Winston Churchill.
Re: I'm in Hog Heaven
« Reply #113 on: January 29, 2015, 08:32:27 AM »
Thanks Guys, Yes I'm having FUN

Though Not a true power workhouse, This thing does have some versatility.  ;)

Used ArtCam for shape design from dxf file and then to create the stl file, Rhino to position the stl object in 3d space, DeskProto to generate the gcode, then a text editor to swap the axis's to the lathe profile.

Takes Years, a lot reading and then Trial & Error till it finally starts to make sense.
Now to see if I can write a post processor for Rhino5/MadCam 5axis

Lot more head/brain work than designing & building Progressive or Deep Draw Dies.  :o
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Re: I'm in Hog Heaven
« Reply #114 on: January 29, 2015, 11:08:10 AM »
" Lot more head/brain work than designing & building Progressive or Deep Draw Dies. "  :o

Say it aint so Craig, Say it aint so.  ;D

(;-) TP
Re: I'm in Hog Heaven
« Reply #115 on: February 05, 2015, 09:46:05 PM »
got the 6th axis mounted and almost fully tuned, looking like it just might be a viable feature. I'm liking it.  :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrsjisSgdE8

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Re: I'm in Hog Heaven
« Reply #116 on: February 05, 2015, 11:08:11 PM »
That is ALL you could give us, 6 seconds ?   :D

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Re: I'm in Hog Heaven
« Reply #117 on: February 05, 2015, 11:32:59 PM »
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Re: I'm in Hog Heaven
« Reply #118 on: February 14, 2015, 11:37:15 AM »
Converted two 4 cell MagLites to one 3.6volt rechargeable cell. Loving this lathe to cut ID and OD threads 27mm 1mm pitch. Makes a great lite next to the bed.

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Re: I'm in Hog Heaven
« Reply #119 on: February 14, 2015, 11:59:14 AM »
Very neat work Craig ( it makes it a better length to fit onto the 'old faithful' you keep under your pillow  ;D )

Tweakie.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.  Winston Churchill.