Monthly Archives: April 2014

Research notes on modeling a thread in freeCad

A while back Makerbot sent me a sample of a knurled 3d printed bolt and nut. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:9095 Of course I wound up making one of my own on the rockbot and it came out pretty nice. (Although I like to … Continue reading

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Even more blue skying..

I just want to park a few research notes somewhere. I ran across an interesting link on V-rollers and other rollers here. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/deltabot/a3PoNqsLXQc I’m thinking I want to to go with a plastic roller as opposed to a steel roller… … Continue reading

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Blue Skying on a Kossel Fork

I was thinking about some of the design constraints I set up myself for the new printer.  One mental issue I was having with my initial fork of the Kossel Clear was the perpendicular distance of the belt from the … Continue reading

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Playing around with a fork a Kossell.

I couldn’t resist getting in on that $150 free for first time order deal from Misumi  I wound  up getting 20 2 meter 1515 aluminum extrusions  and some nuts and bolts   A guy at the hackerspace that I go … Continue reading

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Jump starting Gtd again.

A couple of years back I was very heavily into GTD and was using it well.   I feel that it did have a positive impact on my life as far a getting organized, accomplishing things and doing it in a … Continue reading

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