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    01-12-2017, 11:15 PM
    Quick update to complete Here is a close up of the split through the casting to the bore for the bearings. the clamp bolt is down inside the...
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    01-12-2017, 10:40 PM
    A couple of pics of the vertical slide. This is an adaptation of a manual slide. The slide is a cheap copy of a "Myford" vertical slide. Poor choice...
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    12-30-2016, 05:32 PM
    A couple more pics of the mechanicals of the cross slide First the cutting of the SRBF dovetails. This was done on the previously mentioned...
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    12-22-2016, 11:30 PM
    And here is another doody piece of software that works with Fusion360. http://www.123dapp.com/catch Watch the vid ! 123D is apparently for...
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    12-21-2016, 09:19 PM
    Thanks for that! A very worthy addition. Sort of just about works on a Raspberry Pi if you are patient. I only had the briefest of plays with it....
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    12-21-2016, 10:38 AM
    I've not been on Solidworks for many years now. I guess it has its own native CAM. ( Both of them well above my "Pay Grade") Anyways the .STL format...
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    12-20-2016, 11:15 PM
    I'll finish the computery softwary bit with a a few comments and suggestions for CAD / CAM software that will run or complement a small CNC setup...
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    12-20-2016, 01:57 PM
    Well, Anyways, back on topic. I previously mentioned an alternative to Machinekit CNC controller which works well on the Raspberry PI v2 and v3. To...
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    12-19-2016, 10:52 PM
    Note for Non Electronical - Programm e thingy folks This side of things can look rather intimidating if it is not your bag. All the techno talk...
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    12-19-2016, 09:39 PM
    Ah well, you will have to go ask those nice microsoft people to build a fully functional windows operating system for the Raspberry Pi. BTW. The "...
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    12-19-2016, 08:20 PM
    Yes, it can be cobbled together on a bit of stripboard. The only bit that needs a bit of care is the SPI port connection to the Raspberry Pi. That...
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    12-18-2016, 11:16 PM
    A little more gap filling on the info relating to SBCs or SOC boards and similar for CNC They are in the main ARM based processor systems running...
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