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by bobt
Tue Feb 25, 2014 3:03 am
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: New KickStarter project for 3D design tool
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Re: New KickStarter project for 3D design tool

Sorry folks but the Kickstarter project was cancelled. They did not have their act together and finally realized it. They said that they will be back after revamping their plans.

Bob
by bobt
Tue Feb 25, 2014 3:02 am
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: RepStrapOko
Replies: 42
Views: 8954

Re: RepStrapOko

Will - as a suggestion use PLA plastic as it does not require a heated bed. Also it is processed at a lower temp than ABS.

Bob
by bobt
Tue Feb 11, 2014 7:42 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: New KickStarter project for 3D design tool
Replies: 1
Views: 674

New KickStarter project for 3D design tool

Here is a KickStarter project for a software tool that will allow you to design in 3D without a keyboard and mouse. 3D in full immersion design. A software only package is $95.00 and if you need wireless controllers the total price is $295.00. Anyone purchasing in the KickStarter project will have l...
by bobt
Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: upgrade shapeoko with 3D printer head?
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: upgrade shapeoko with 3D printer head?

Sorry but you need new Stepper Motor driver board. With adding an extruder you do not have a stepper motor driver for it. You might want to look at a RAMPS 1.4 board as it will support a total of 5 stepper motor drivers. For the ShapeOko you need 3 stepper drivers plus 1 for the extruder. Also you m...
by bobt
Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Mini-Marshmallow Crossbow Pistol
Replies: 13
Views: 4911

Re: Mini-Marshmallow Crossbow Pistol

My only challenge is do I eat my ammunition or shoot it.

Bob
by bobt
Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Somewhere, there's a 3D knitting machine
Replies: 3
Views: 1030

Re: Somewhere, there's a 3D knitting machine

Found the company that made the chisel roll. www.visionknit.com

Bob
by bobt
Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:58 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Just seen the Gertduino
Replies: 3
Views: 850

Re: Just seen the Gertduino

Will get your son one because that was who they originally designed them for. Then also get one for your self. I now have 10 Raspberry Pi's and use them for all kinds of stuff. Like running my ShapeOko, my 3d printer, my new 4x4 cnc router system and also my new 4x4 cnc plasma cutter just like Bart ...
by bobt
Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:37 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Raspberry Pi Wifi Remote-controlled gcode sender
Replies: 3
Views: 1813

Re: Raspberry Pi Wifi Remote-controlled gcode sender

Add a Raspberry Pi camera they are only $25.00 and you can look at your machine anytime.

Bob
by bobt
Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Another way for a linear movement on ShapeOko
Replies: 2
Views: 685

Another way for a linear movement on ShapeOko

Here is a video from YouTube of another linear movement for the ShapeOko. It is a belt and pinion system that works with OpenBuilds V-Slot extrusions. They have 20x20 thru 20X80 extrusions. They also have all the pieces to build any size CNC machine from 500x500 to 1500x1500. These can all be built ...
by bobt
Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:29 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Using VNC on Raspberry Pi to send gcode to grbl
Replies: 2
Views: 820

Re: Using VNC on Raspberry Pi to send gcode to grbl

Here are the instructions to install xrdp. Which is X based remote desktop that you can connect to from a Windows box.

http://elinux.org/RPi_XRDP_Server

Bob Teeter