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    01-15-2018, 08:45 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread 3d printer recommendations in General
    Gears... How about Lego gears? I had my doubts about this print but was pleasantly surprised. I also updated the firmware of the control board, maybe...
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    01-15-2018, 07:36 PM
    I love it! Don’t tighten the set screws on the QCTP too tight, or the mini-lathe might crack
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    01-15-2018, 05:08 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread OK... it's pretty, but $7k? in General
    I could buy one hell of a used lathe for 4,000$ at the nearby used machinery dealer... Let a collector have it.
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    01-15-2018, 04:25 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread 3d printer recommendations in General
    Iíll be damned, first Lego piece I printed with ABS, and works perfectly!!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    01-15-2018, 01:43 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread 3d printer recommendations in General
    What I am doing right now is just for toys, a Lego Train track adapter, to connect old 4.5v tracks to 9v tracks. Iíve also printed ABS landing gear...
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    01-15-2018, 01:12 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread 3d printer recommendations in General
    AND when things go bad, they REALLY go bad.... I got a Thermal Runaway error while printing a few weeks ago. Today I decided to fix the mess....
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    01-13-2018, 03:04 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Precision Lathe work in General
    I will, do patterns need .0005? No? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    01-13-2018, 12:48 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread Precision Lathe work in General
    You also a pilot?
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    01-12-2018, 08:18 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Precision Lathe work in General
    Wood and precision do not belong in the same paragraph.
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    01-12-2018, 08:04 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread who has a Tormach 440? in General
    Not to derail this thread, how about some pictures of your Tormachs making chips and parts you made??
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    01-11-2018, 10:15 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread who has a Tormach 440? in General
    I’d like a 1100. NYC CNC has one or two.
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    01-11-2018, 10:13 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Sand Blasting in General
    With the vacuum running it makes my gloves very hard to maneuver with, obviously have too much suction, but I can see a clear advantage to using a...
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    01-11-2018, 01:31 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread balancing multiple carbs... in General
    Our Honda 50hp outboard needed vacuum gauges to get right. Was bought new and never worked right. Yamaha is much better.
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    01-04-2018, 11:58 PM
    My two signature dishes are Asian. My own twist of the Philadelphia Sushi Roll, and Thai Green Curry. I love Chili, but can’t say I ever made my...
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    01-04-2018, 11:27 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Functional 3d print. in General
    And what are these high end FFF machines?
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    01-04-2018, 03:31 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread First 3D printer projects in General
    I know people have issues with ABS, but I've been using it so much that I have less issues with it than my PLA now.. I think my PLA absorbed...
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    01-04-2018, 12:54 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread Aduino help please. in General
    There’s been a rash of FTDI counterfeits our there, and FTDI released a newer driver that apparently bricked them. FTDI are idiots, because rather...
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    01-04-2018, 12:08 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread First 3D printer projects in General
    What’s that? Google doesn’t really turn anything up
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    01-03-2018, 08:46 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread First 3D printer projects in General
    Solidworks was my first love, but Fusion is 95%
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    01-03-2018, 06:02 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread First 3D printer projects in General
    I have a .4 nozzle, but to print the fine details, I tell Simplify3d that my nozzle is .26mm, and it works. Simplify will delete out thin walls that...
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    01-03-2018, 05:47 PM
    Think I will make some bread \
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    01-03-2018, 05:18 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread First 3D printer projects in General
    The bottom is always the nicest, as it smooths out on the print surface, if your bed is heated and smooth. The sides are next best, the tops are...
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    12-31-2017, 11:28 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread OT tank style printers in General
    I’ll have to do a test and see. It’s a monster of a printer, it trips my 15 amp breaker when it first warms up. Had to give it a UPS to pick up the...
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    12-31-2017, 11:24 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread 3d printer recommendations in General
    ABS however does give off fumes, must ventilate.
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    12-31-2017, 04:56 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread 3d printer recommendations in General
    Simplify3D is anywhere from 5 minutes to 1 hour off depending on the size of the print, layer height, etc. I like using the cost calculation though....
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    12-31-2017, 04:47 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread OT tank style printers in General
    They do that because if they don't, the ink will dry and clog up the print head. I personally will have nothing to do with inkjet printers.
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    12-31-2017, 03:57 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread OT tank style printers in General
    When I was serious into photography, I would just have stuff printed at Costco, because I was able to select the same color profiles as my desktop,...
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    12-31-2017, 12:46 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread 3d printer recommendations in General
    Interesting idea! I want to try Polycarbonate...
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    12-30-2017, 02:06 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread That computer issue... again in General
    Very rare issues arise from components on motherboards failing, very rare. I have a Cisco router, actually a few that I purchased to practice with to...
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    12-30-2017, 01:51 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread That computer issue... again in General
    I never actually used Memtest before, never had memory issues. I've always bought Crucial ram, paid a small premium for name brand. My gut feeling is...
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