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by bobt
Wed May 08, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Reconciling item and part numbers
Replies: 6
Views: 1390

Re: Reconciling item and part numbers

I agree with you about that. How about banging on Edward to see if he can fix the problem or we go to Project Inventory numbers (ie just a project sequence list) with links to all the vendors of the product being listed.

Bob Teeter
by bobt
Wed May 08, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Reconciling item and part numbers
Replies: 6
Views: 1390

Re: Reconciling item and part numbers

Will - as one of the people that help build the assembly wiki and especially the BOM. The Stock Number is the number on the bag from Inventables when I received the kit. That is why is was included so that what was being assembled was accounted for from the Shipping list. But if it servers no purpos...
by bobt
Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: CAM Help
Topic: Autodesk 123D CNC Utility
Replies: 7
Views: 4802

Re: Autodesk 123D CNC Utility

I installed the tool last night and ran a sample item. I was able to generate files when using the shopbot output selection. I looked at the files and the "g" files are gcode files.

Bob Teeter
by bobt
Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:28 am
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: What are people using for CAD / CAM design work?
Replies: 21
Views: 5746

Re: What are people using for CAD / CAM design work?

Thanks Will - I thought that discussion had occured on the Openscad mailing list and I had missed it.


Bob Teeter
by bobt
Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: What are people using for CAD / CAM design work?
Replies: 21
Views: 5746

Re: What are people using for CAD / CAM design work?

It appears that the new apps autodesk 123d cnc uses a STL file to generate the code for a shopbot with uses gcode I believe.
Also Will what was the subject thread on Openscad. I get the mailing list and it did not pop out at me.

Bob Teeter
by bobt
Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:03 am
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: What are people using for CAD / CAM design work?
Replies: 21
Views: 5746

Re: What are people using for CAD / CAM design work?

This is what I will be using for CAD design. http://sixense.com/makevr I have the Oculus Rift shipping any day now! I also have in my possession a Sixence Razor Hydra controller to work with it. They are going to be starting a kickstarter on this product sometime this month. I CANNOT WAIT!!!!!!! I o...
by bobt
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: Precision Nozzle
Replies: 6
Views: 1888

Re: Precision Nozzle

If you are interested in using acetone to smooth out a print. Here is a thread for just that type of process:

http://www.soliforum.com/topic/448/diy- ... tation-ii/

Bob Teeter
by bobt
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: filament extruder and PLA pellets available
Replies: 9
Views: 4282

Re: filament extruder and PLA pellets available

just to let you know there is a kickstarter based on the Filastruder by the developer here:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/833 ... t-extruder

Bob Teeter
by bobt
Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:20 am
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: filament extruder and PLA pellets available
Replies: 9
Views: 4282

Re: filament extruder and PLA pellets available

I have started a blog on building my version of a filament extruder. It is based upon the work of Filabot, Lyman and Tim's work. The same type of machine. I have a compete woodworking and metal working shop but what I wanted to do is create one that can be completed in most peoples garage. So no sli...
by bobt
Fri Mar 15, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: filament extruder and PLA pellets available
Replies: 9
Views: 4282

Re: filament extruder and PLA pellets available

Also this is what 50 pounds of PLA looks like. Now that book that was around here said something about measuring out some and getting is hot. Stupid book there has to be more than that to make this work.
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PLA plastic pellets
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Bob Teeter