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by CptanPanic
Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Belt on outside
Replies: 56
Views: 132076

Re: Belt on outside

@microwavesafe : What type of bit did you use? I see that you said it was a 3mm one, what style was it?
by CptanPanic
Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: size of holes
Replies: 10
Views: 2103

size of holes

edwardrford wrote:That is not a correct statement.

7.137mm / 25.4mm = .28098

7 / 32 = .21875


-Edward
but a 9/32 in bit is 7.14375mm
by CptanPanic
Fri Jul 27, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Wooden gears
Replies: 13
Views: 6590

Wooden gears

Burke LaShell wrote:
Which clock do you plan on making?
I think the Woodentimes Primus is my favorite right now...
http://www.woodentimes.com/primus.html
that clock is beautiful. Never even thought of making a clock, but might have to try one out.
Brian
by CptanPanic
Wed Jul 25, 2012 1:34 am
Forum: LinuxCNC
Topic: using LinuxCNC with Shapeoko
Replies: 9
Views: 5565

Re: using LinuxCNC with Shapeoko

So did a quick check and they are definitely slipping. So I will get them tighten up and try some more tests later.
by CptanPanic
Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: LinuxCNC
Topic: using LinuxCNC with Shapeoko
Replies: 9
Views: 5565

Re: using LinuxCNC with Shapeoko

Yes I have heatsinks and a fan. Someone else mentioned that the timing belt gear may be slipping, so I am going to check that next.
by CptanPanic
Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: LinuxCNC
Topic: using LinuxCNC with Shapeoko
Replies: 9
Views: 5565

Re: using LinuxCNC with Shapeoko

So I have everything running now, but I am having bad case of missing steps. So I am starting from the beginning. @edward On the driver selection section of stepconf, I see you selected the Xlyotec driver. The options are similar to what I would think should be used for the Pololu A4988, so are you ...
by CptanPanic
Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Axis' not locking when powered up...
Replies: 8
Views: 2578

Axis' not locking when powered up...

Yes a stepper motor should not be able to turn when energized. Maybe one of the motor pairs is not connected properly? If so I would try a different motor and see if you get the same result.
by CptanPanic
Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:38 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Electro Mini-Stack - Arduino, Motor Sheild, Rapsberry Pi?
Replies: 10
Views: 3723

Re: Electro Mini-Stack - Arduino, Motor Sheild, Rapsberry Pi

You should try the new raspbian sd image that came out the other day it is supposed to be faster.
by CptanPanic
Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Designing a Case
Replies: 19
Views: 6704

Re: Designing a Case

2 questions. One how are you going to cut the holes for the tabs with square inside corners, and do you think there's enough material outside of the holes to be strong?