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    Today, 01:11 AM
    The bed of a Taig lathe is filled with concrete.
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    Today, 01:09 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    My ego doesn't want to call it machining, but if I chuck a piece of plastic in the mill, it's still machining. Definitely a learning curve with this...
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    Yesterday, 11:54 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    This P38, total time printing, about 80 hours, just saying ;)
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    Yesterday, 11:36 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    Sure, if you like spending the entire day at the library, and no one comes up accusing you of hogging the machine :)
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    Yesterday, 11:33 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    Its additive machining vs subtractive machining
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    Yesterday, 10:27 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Vtwin engine/motor? in General
    Nice job!
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    Yesterday, 10:17 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    I am actually going to build a much larger warbird next, out of balsa, but I am going to 3d print the wing ribs and fuselage formers. Theres tons...
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    Yesterday, 10:14 PM
    I am talking about the highly compressed stuff
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    Yesterday, 09:23 PM
    No, but would like it to be lubricated from the tears of liberals.
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    Yesterday, 08:13 PM
    Oh yeh... Not to mention your face being pulled into the lathe.
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    Yesterday, 07:59 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    CA, and they want you to use accelerator with it. Don't laugh about the fasteners, some people print out 3mm bolts and nuts for mounting...
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    Yesterday, 06:26 PM
    I want a 10" lathe made from the leftovers of a collapsed star
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    Yesterday, 04:26 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    This 55" P38 costs about 11$ in filament. Amazon sells 1kg spools for about 22$ shipped
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    Yesterday, 03:53 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    I am now a 3d printing junky, originally I thought they were useless, and they were, being low resolution. Now I can simply draw and print out a...
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    Yesterday, 08:06 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    PLA that came with the printer. Yes, watching those steppers work for 14 hours while I did other things, really drove home that I am doing myself a...
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    04-22-2017, 07:15 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    If you go to 3dlabprint, it's their P38. 55" wingspan, think it uses two 38mm motors. All the specs are on their web page. 3s 3000 battery, or 6s...
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    04-22-2017, 06:18 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    Printing a P38 r/c airplane right now. What they don't tell you is how long it takes. I'd love to have 10 printers, printing in parallel. ...
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    04-22-2017, 12:22 PM
    This lathe already exists, the 8x12/14. I have a Lathemaster 8x14, same lathe as HF 8x12. I'm done repeating myself..
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    04-22-2017, 08:37 AM
    Buy a 8x12 hf lathe, put an electronic leadscrew and crossfeed on it... Oh damn, that would make it 95% CNC! Or buy a Myford.
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    04-20-2017, 04:04 PM
    1 left, its at 787$ again. Too rich for my hobby lathe
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    04-19-2017, 11:23 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    I ordered it two months ago, and because of a two month lead time, I just received it. When I ordered it, it was the Mk2. In March, the Mk2s came...
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    04-19-2017, 04:44 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    I went with this one, besides being reviewed universally as the best one for the money, it uses a proximity sensor in the print head, and copper?...
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    04-19-2017, 09:29 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    Here it is......
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    04-18-2017, 11:54 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    LOL, it does, doesn't it? Here it is finished. I still need to do some fine tuning, but pretty darn good for a first print. Sent from my...
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    04-18-2017, 06:51 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
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    04-18-2017, 05:08 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread New Toy in General
    Theres Youtube videos of people using PLA for that. There may be filaments made for it. Heck, theres even Ninja Flex for printing out squishy things....
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    04-18-2017, 03:28 PM
    RB211 started a thread New Toy in General
    Not as cool as a CNC mill, router, lathe, etc, but still pretty darn cool. I am glad I got this one, the auto z calibration is worth its weight in...
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    04-17-2017, 10:39 PM
    I'd be more inclined to buy a Tormach 1100. Right now I am assembling a 3d printer. Closest thing I have to anything cnc
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    04-15-2017, 11:51 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread iGaging. This 'n that in General
    I like my 350$ Chinese glass scale dro. Have no qualms about having it over a unit that costs 2 to 3 times as much.
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    04-15-2017, 11:48 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Yep I suck in General
    Meh, it's not cnc
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