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by AFK66
Fri Sep 04, 2015 3:07 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Shapeoko 2 inspired custom build
Replies: 15
Views: 5403

Re: Shapeoko 2 inspired custom build

Curious, was the deflection in the z-axis or really more in the x-axis? I'm looking at making a new x-axis to better handle the loads of a Dewalt 611 (about the same power as the Ugra CNC spindle, though obviously not as nice!). Sorry for the late reply, yes I'd say the x-axis was were I saw deflec...
by AFK66
Tue Jun 16, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: TLR 22 chassis
Replies: 8
Views: 1527

Re: TLR 22 chassis

Pretty awesome to see some RC action here. I'm still awaiting shipment but have several items in mind that no one really makes readily available to sell locally. I thought about trying to rival Custom Works but I'm afraid that Tony Stewart might hit me with a car. :oops: Lol, I've gotten a couple o...
by AFK66
Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: Anyone handy doing 3d cad modeling?
Replies: 2
Views: 1334

Re: Anyone handy doing 3d cad modeling?

Have you tried heating the carbon fiber to bend it? You will probably have to support the carbon fiber both above and below and both sides of the crease. Otherwise it will probably want to bend in the pockets. Also, if you overheat the carbon fiber, it may bubble. I would suggest trying with scraps...
by AFK66
Tue Jun 09, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: Anyone handy doing 3d cad modeling?
Replies: 2
Views: 1334

Anyone handy doing 3d cad modeling?

I've got a project going and need some assistance. I'm in the process of working on a carbon fiber chassis, and need to have a Kickup at the front of the chassis produced so I don't have to do any molding with the carbon and can continue to machine the main part of the chassis in 2d form. Below are ...
by AFK66
Tue Jun 09, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: Would someone be willing to print?
Replies: 7
Views: 2254

Re: Would someone be willing to print?

BruceJ wrote:Have you got your stuff printed?
I had completely forgotten about this post, and have went a completely different route as well. Thank you for offering.
by AFK66
Tue May 19, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: TLR 22 chassis
Replies: 8
Views: 1527

Re: TLR 22 chassis

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Pretty much all together now...
by AFK66
Tue May 19, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: TLR 22 chassis
Replies: 8
Views: 1527

Re: TLR 22 chassis

clockit wrote:cool project! where do you get your carbon fiber from? I always thought that it was cost prohibitive to work with but would like to try it some time...

I get my carbon from Protech Composites. They often times sell carbon scrap in 1/2 or 1 lb packages that have random sizes of scrap in them.
by AFK66
Mon May 18, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: TLR 22 chassis
Replies: 8
Views: 1527

TLR 22 chassis

Have had some free time so finally got around to working on a Carbon fiber chassis for one of my RC cars, TLR 22. Figured I'd share some pictures of the progress... All done with my Routakit HD Z and X axis. Highly recommended! http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p567/afk661/7FFF967E-CF63-46D0-880F-...
by AFK66
Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:10 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Vacuum Table
Replies: 2
Views: 2103

Re: Vacuum Table

Really like the idea of being able to remove the setup if needed. Instead of being a permanent table top. Awesome work!
by AFK66
Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Geckodrive
Topic: Gecko people
Replies: 6
Views: 1827

Re: Gecko people

I've been running a STDR-4C which runs off the Gecko 540, and Ethernet smooth stepper and love it. Very smooth and glitch free setup.