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by Georgei
Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log
Replies: 136
Views: 34255

Re: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log

There is a small video showing it in action here:

https://youtu.be/AX3JelkR2HI
by Georgei
Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log
Replies: 136
Views: 34255

Re: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log

CastIrony wrote:That's an interesting escapement, does it have a name?
Yes. It is designed by Brian Law and has a gravity escapement design.
by Georgei
Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log
Replies: 136
Views: 34255

Re: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log

And one more.
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by Georgei
Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log
Replies: 136
Views: 34255

Re: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log

For a while some months I have abandon the project because I was making 3D printers but finally I have manage to put everything together and surprise-surprise everything is working from the first tik.
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by Georgei
Fri Dec 25, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Wobble in x axis lines.
Replies: 7
Views: 1416

Re: Wobble in x axis lines.

Check the repeat distance of the wobble. If it is the same as the perimeter of the wheels that means that one (or more) of your X wheels have ball bearings that they are wobbly or not correctly fitted in the wheels.

George
by Georgei
Sat Nov 28, 2015 2:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Cutting acrylic
Replies: 4
Views: 2968

Re: Cutting acrylic

Hi Tom, I cut a lot of acrylic so here is my experience. With routers that cannot rev at low rpm is better to use single flute cutter. You have to use the lowest possible rpm in your router. Mine goes down to 15000 rpm. With 1/8" cutter single flute I cut with a feed rate of 50"/minute (1200mm/min) ...
by Georgei
Tue Oct 27, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: source for wider GT2 belts?
Replies: 2
Views: 2596

Re: source for wider GT2 belts?

I bought mine (9mm) from this one on e-bay

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/141541045825? ... EBIDX%3AIT

I use them about 3 months now without any problems.

George
by Georgei
Sat Oct 17, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I'm almost back...
Replies: 10
Views: 1121

Re: I'm almost back...

Well come back clockit.
by Georgei
Wed Oct 14, 2015 6:56 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Power Supply 24V 360W 15A - UK ONLY
Replies: 0
Views: 390

Power Supply 24V 360W 15A - UK ONLY

Due to a brain misbehaving moment I have ended up to have too many power supplies. DC 24V 360W 15A Universal Regulated Switching Power Supply Brand new and boxed. Two available. Will post only to UK . http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/221911520837?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1586.l2649 Thank yo...
by Georgei
Fri Oct 02, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: Shapeoko 3 - 4' x 4' - Prototype #1
Replies: 49
Views: 15109

Re: Shapeoko 3 - 4' x 4' - Prototype #1

I think what has made popular the Shapeoko2 was its modular design. You could make it whatever dimension you wanted according to your needs. Unfortunately this has been lost with the Shapeoko3. It might be a great machine but due to the frame design is not any more as flexible (regarding the dimensi...