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Re: vise screw question

GH
gene heskett
Fri, Jul 22, 2022 12:52 AM

On 7/21/22 18:40, Bogdan Caramalac via Discuss wrote:

Since your message is blanked out, makng me a bit wary,  in any reply I
can originate in t-bird,  its
almost like phishing.

I'll just say that I wrote the gcode after I had built an Axis B for one
of my
milling machines. And that if it works well when finished and 2 of them
are installed
in my own workbench, (and that will likely take the rest of the year)
that I have
intentions of placing an adv in the woodworking press to see if I can
make a shekel
or 3 from my efforts. I've been writing my own gcode for around 20 years
now, so
I'm decent at it.

The printed stuff will eventually wind up on my web page, but ATM is
still subject
to further hacking as I improve it. IOW, its still a bit ugly.

What I did, is wrote the gcode and made the extras for my mill, carved
the screw, then
duplicated a short piece of the screw in plastic plus the nozzle size of
the printer, and
adjusted the OpenSCAD code to make nuts that fit the screw as precisely
as I could. I
use that plastic screws output as the difference to make the nuts.

The mill in question is a 6040, bought as a 4 axis, then threw away ALL
the electronics,
replacing the BBLB stuff that just barely worked and adding quite a bit
of gingerbread
to linuxcnc. I threw away the 4th axis and built my own.  This was
relatively easy for me
since I am a Certified Electronics Technician, now 20 years retired
after nearly 40 years
of keeping a few TV stations on the air, single highhandedly, nothing I
had schematics on ever
left the station for repairs, I did it all. I've only 1 working 3d
printer ATM so progress is limited
by the speed of the printer. I have a houseful of printers that failed
the test, which is to
ask them to print stuff in PETG, which is many times stronger that the
starter stuff called
PLA. It also runs the hot end about 60C hotter than PLA needs. And I'm
alone these days,
my wife passed from COPD 19 months ago, so I don't even have somebody to
hold my
beer and watch. Full of spare parts, if I make it to October, I'll be 88.

In the meantime, take care and stay well.


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Cheers, Gene Heskett.

"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author, 1940)
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

On 7/21/22 18:40, Bogdan Caramalac via Discuss wrote: Since your message is blanked out, makng me a bit wary,  in any reply I can originate in t-bird,  its almost like phishing. I'll just say that I wrote the gcode after I had built an Axis B for one of my milling machines. And that if it works well when finished and 2 of them are installed in my own workbench, (and that will likely take the rest of the year) that I have intentions of placing an adv in the woodworking press to see if I can make a shekel or 3 from my efforts. I've been writing my own gcode for around 20 years now, so I'm decent at it. The printed stuff will eventually wind up on my web page, but ATM is still subject to further hacking as I improve it. IOW, its still a bit ugly. What I did, is wrote the gcode and made the extras for my mill, carved the screw, then duplicated a short piece of the screw in plastic plus the nozzle size of the printer, and adjusted the OpenSCAD code to make nuts that fit the screw as precisely as I could. I use that plastic screws output as the difference to make the nuts. The mill in question is a 6040, bought as a 4 axis, then threw away ALL the electronics, replacing the BBLB stuff that just barely worked and adding quite a bit of gingerbread to linuxcnc. I threw away the 4th axis and built my own.  This was relatively easy for me since I am a Certified Electronics Technician, now 20 years retired after nearly 40 years of keeping a few TV stations on the air, single highhandedly, nothing I had schematics on ever left the station for repairs, I did it all. I've only 1 working 3d printer ATM so progress is limited by the speed of the printer. I have a houseful of printers that failed the test, which is to ask them to print stuff in PETG, which is many times stronger that the starter stuff called PLA. It also runs the hot end about 60C hotter than PLA needs. And I'm alone these days, my wife passed from COPD 19 months ago, so I don't even have somebody to hold my beer and watch. Full of spare parts, if I make it to October, I'll be 88. In the meantime, take care and stay well. > _______________________________________________ > OpenSCAD mailing list > To unsubscribe send an email to discuss-leave@lists.openscad.org Cheers, Gene Heskett. -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author, 1940) If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable. - Louis D. Brandeis Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/>
MM
Michael Marx
Fri, Jul 22, 2022 1:12 AM

Gene, the blank message with an attachment of the actual message is a by product of the Mailing-list, due to work-arounds to work with internet security that some email providers use. ie normal.

MichaelAtOz
OpenSCAD Admin

-----Original Message-----
From: gene heskett [mailto:gheskett@shentel.net]
Sent: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 10:52
To: discuss@lists.openscad.org
Subject: [OpenSCAD] Re: vise screw question

On 7/21/22 18:40, Bogdan Caramalac via Discuss wrote:

Since your message is blanked out, makng me a bit wary,  in any reply I
can originate in t-bird,  its
almost like phishing.

--
This email has been checked for viruses by AVG.
https://www.avg.com

Gene, the blank message with an attachment of the actual message is a by product of the Mailing-list, due to work-arounds to work with internet security that some email providers use. ie normal. MichaelAtOz OpenSCAD Admin > -----Original Message----- > From: gene heskett [mailto:gheskett@shentel.net] > Sent: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 10:52 > To: discuss@lists.openscad.org > Subject: [OpenSCAD] Re: vise screw question > > On 7/21/22 18:40, Bogdan Caramalac via Discuss wrote: > > Since your message is blanked out, makng me a bit wary, in any reply I > can originate in t-bird, its > almost like phishing. > -- This email has been checked for viruses by AVG. https://www.avg.com
GH
gene heskett
Fri, Jul 22, 2022 1:33 AM

On 7/21/22 21:19, Michael Marx wrote:

Gene, the blank message with an attachment of the actual message is a by product of the Mailing-list, due to work-arounds to work with internet security that some email providers use. ie normal.

MichaelAtOz
OpenSCAD Admin

The attachment was another copy of the blanked out msg, the thing was
labeled as a
fwd, and the fwd was only readable on the incoming screen. OTOH, I seem
to be getting
a large % of incoming with the mimetype statements stripped recently.

Thanks for  the heads up, I appreciate it.

Take care & stay well Michael.

-----Original Message-----
From: gene heskett [mailto:gheskett@shentel.net]
Sent: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 10:52
To: discuss@lists.openscad.org
Subject: [OpenSCAD] Re: vise screw question

On 7/21/22 18:40, Bogdan Caramalac via Discuss wrote:

Since your message is blanked out, makng me a bit wary,  in any reply I
can originate in t-bird,  its
almost like phishing.

Cheers, Gene Heskett.

"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author, 1940)
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

On 7/21/22 21:19, Michael Marx wrote: > Gene, the blank message with an attachment of the actual message is a by product of the Mailing-list, due to work-arounds to work with internet security that some email providers use. ie normal. > > MichaelAtOz > OpenSCAD Admin The attachment was another copy of the blanked out msg, the thing was labeled as a fwd, and the fwd was only readable on the incoming screen. OTOH, I seem to be getting a large % of incoming with the mimetype statements stripped recently. Thanks for  the heads up, I appreciate it. Take care & stay well Michael. >> -----Original Message----- >> From: gene heskett [mailto:gheskett@shentel.net] >> Sent: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 10:52 >> To: discuss@lists.openscad.org >> Subject: [OpenSCAD] Re: vise screw question >> >> On 7/21/22 18:40, Bogdan Caramalac via Discuss wrote: >> >> Since your message is blanked out, makng me a bit wary, in any reply I >> can originate in t-bird, its >> almost like phishing. >> > > Cheers, Gene Heskett. -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author, 1940) If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable. - Louis D. Brandeis Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/>