Here is a list of all the postings blowlamp has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: non-circular boring.. Literally - it is boring!|
That's interesting stuff you're doing, Sam.
Could you post some gcode here please, so I can try it with my PlanetCNC control, which is designed to be LinuxCNC compatible?
I'll get Alan at cncyourmyford to have a look too as I'm sure he'll be interested.
|Thread: Copper pipe Diameter Reduction|
You might be able to use an ER collet to swage some 22mm pipe.
What about turning/drilling some brass bar to the right size to make a suitable fitting?
|Thread: A sight for sore eyes|
Why do you think I'm out of touch?
What have I said that's not true?
Get listing their inventions then.
I take it you don't think men do the "hard work of planting, digging, weeding, harvesting, threshing, winnowing, gathering, grinding, cooking, cleaning, child raising, basket weaving, cloth weaving, string making, rope making, clothes making, and pretty much doing everything to keep everyone alive" as well?
It's not me that lives under a rock.
You take your chance, you don't wait for, or need, someone to 'grant' you permission to get cracking.
Women should get liberated and become grave diggers and emptiers of cesspitts just like men do. Go for it Girl!
When I said everything, I should have said 99.99% of everything.
No, but it'd be OK the other way around.
They must be. That's why the men are dead and their widows continue with life.
Still no explanation why everything is invented by men though.
Does anyone know anyone who's died of this thing yet?
... A 1929 style crash is going on in the background.
The severity of this virus is being wound-up to make cover for the economic meltdown we're going through that is being almost completely ignored by the traditional media.
Such a disservice to us all.
|Thread: NEMA selection for electronic leadscrew|
Just interchangeable terms, I think.
The last two posts from Dave and Joe are the reason I went with 'hybrid' stepper motors & drivers.
My lathe suffered badly from resonance and losts steps, so something needed to be done about it.
I too explored the idea of going down the damper route, only the results seemed unpredictable as well as adding to more installation headaches.
I came across steppers with feedback (hybrid), decided to buy two and after fitting, everything came right. No more vibration and no more unnoticed missed steps. The 'intelligent' driver constantly monitors & compensates motor position and varies electrical requirement according to conditions.
In use, I've had no missed steps at all and happily sail on with my machining, knowing that if an unresolvable error should occur due to a position fault, then the driver will power down to alert me.
I also found that acceleration could be ramped up along with higher traverse speeds as well. Movement is very smooth and quiet.
Edited By blowlamp on 06/03/2020 13:57:04
|Thread: Cutting a clock fusee using the Turnado turning system|
Nice use of the Turnado tool.
Please update us when you cut the groove. I'd be interested to see the finished fusee.
|Thread: Explosion in Ophiuchus galaxy cluster|
This is the answer.
|Thread: Cost of Stamps to Increase|
I'm against the class system.
I find it strange to think a business would go to the trouble of sorting mail and then purposely delay its delivery.
I did some similar engraving with my Denford Triac when I made a fine downfeed thingy for my early 1980s Myford VMC.
I used Ucancam to make the gcode 'cos Vcarve was out of my price bracket.
|Thread: Encryption software|
Password Manager here is free and seems like it would do the job.
|Thread: A Warning|
Any recommendations for a good drinking chocolate that isn't too sweet?
|Thread: Drilling in the lathe - where did I go right?|
The main thing with drilling larger holes is to get rid of the centre section by drilling a pilot hole of reasonable size first.
I find that doing this allows the large drill to cut freely without snatching. Conversely, stepping up in small increments provokes snatching.
Centre or spot drill, pilot drill, then drill to size unless a very large diameter hole, in which case maybe use an intermediate size followed by finish size.
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