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by bjbsquared
Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Dual Y motor, one stepper => wiring
Replies: 10
Views: 2821

Re: Dual Y motor, one stepper => wiring

That's because they are. The windings are now a load to one another.
by bjbsquared
Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: ShapeOko #1508 Build Log
Replies: 94
Views: 21375

Re: Shapeoko #XXXX Build Log

Yep, awesome color. It goes well with the cedar? dresser in the background.
by bjbsquared
Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:49 am
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: Shapeoko #298 build log
Replies: 7
Views: 1999

Re: Shapeoko #298 build log

Looks great! I can't wait to start upgrading mine.

I think the theme name for those colors is "HotDog Stand".
by bjbsquared
Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:02 am
Forum: MakerCAM
Topic: Working on a diamond-circle-square tutorial
Replies: 6
Views: 2325

Re: Working on a diamond-circle-square tutorial

Did you convert your objects to paths?
by bjbsquared
Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Job hangs
Replies: 10
Views: 2395

Re: Job hangs

I had some hanging issues until I unplugged my spindle from the common power strip I was using for the computer and power supply and ran it directly to the wall with another extension cord. I also made sure the spindles power cord was moved away from the electronics. No problems since those adjustme...
by bjbsquared
Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: #1016, Conversion 1M x1M for Hobby Panels
Replies: 27
Views: 7413

#1016, Conversion 1M x1M for Hobby Panels

A blog post with more pictures of this can be found here: http://replibot.blogspot.com/2013/04/revalpha-meter-meter-panel-eater.html In general I think I have met all my design goals. The only compromise was the over all size. At one time I did experiment with what overall size it would take just to...
by bjbsquared
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:53 am
Forum: tinyG
Topic: Step-by-Step?
Replies: 3
Views: 1706

Re: Step-by-Step?

by bjbsquared
Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:18 am
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: FreeCAD user to expand tutorial?
Replies: 3
Views: 1382

Re: FreeCAD user to expand tutorial?

I like these for 2.5D:
SketchUp -> SVG ->MakerCAM -> cut
123D Design -> STL -> SketchUp -> SVG ->MakerCAM -> cut
inkScape -> MakerCAM -> cut

For SketchUp -> SVG I use the "Flights of Ideas" plugin.

I could do a screencast this weekend.
by bjbsquared
Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: First Time cutting wood
Replies: 2
Views: 1285

Re: First Time cutting wood

Thank you! I did find the unpowered side lagging and resulting in backlash while cutting wood. I changed the cutting depth to 0.02" and the feed rate to 20 and that seemed to help. I will put improved belt tensioners on the ToDo list. I think If Im going to go for dual Y drive then I might as well u...