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Forum: Project Logs Today, 06:41
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Scratch Build Project: EVO, 1st August
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Posted By shinji2k
Lookin good, can't wait to see more! I'd...

Lookin good, can't wait to see more!

I'd probably go with the third window and third temp sensor option. I've seen similar temp displays with a small opening in the side panel to see the display....
Forum: Project Logs Today, 06:27
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
So I decided to do some stress testing since I am...

So I decided to do some stress testing since I am worried about temperatures. I tossed everything in there and brought it inside from the garage. And well... I never realized how close I was to the...
Forum: Project Logs Today, 01:09
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
So is this a stupid idea? ...

So is this a stupid idea?

http://www4.picturepush.com/photo/a/14288402/640/Baby-Moon/stupid.jpg (http://picturepush.com/public/14288402)

I like the Noctua heatsink since it's about the lowest...
Forum: Project Logs Yesterday, 07:40
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
Thanks for your words of encouragement. ...

Thanks for your words of encouragement. Sometimes I just get an itch to make something and sticking with a smaller form factor and cheaper hardware means I get to experiment with ideas and still...
Forum: Project Logs Yesterday, 06:35
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
I have lots of free time :D. As for sanding,...

I have lots of free time :D. As for sanding, it's similar process to lapping a CPU. I wet sand from 120 grit ->220->400 and then I have some heavy duty scotch bright pads I use as a final pass to...
Forum: Project Logs Yesterday, 05:33
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
Update!

Time to work my magic. OK, maybe not magic.

http://www4.picturepush.com/photo/a/14287692/640/Baby-Moon/BM-085.jpg (http://picturepush.com/public/14287692)
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Forum: Project Logs Yesterday, 01:52
Replies: 69
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Posted By shinji2k
Shears? It's clearly two knives! Oh wait, that's...

Shears? It's clearly two knives! Oh wait, that's the same thing :p. Is it sad that I agonized more about that power jack and the switch than just about anything else?

Lathes are invaluable. I...
Forum: Project Logs 31st Jul 2014, 14:16
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By shinji2k
:eeek: I don't know what to say. Just being...

:eeek:

I don't know what to say. Just being nominated is such an honor, thank you! I guess I have to actually finish it now. :p
Forum: Project Logs 31st Jul 2014, 14:04
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
I don't mind at all. Wait, didn't you...

I don't mind at all.

Wait, didn't you already ask me that :p
Forum: Project Logs 31st Jul 2014, 01:35
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
Update!

First up for today is the power connector. Since I have the higher watt picoPSU it comes with the Kycon power plug instead of the normal barrel connector. Problem is, it looks like crap and there...
Forum: Project Logs 28th Jul 2014, 21:05
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
I'd love to anodize but I'm not sure I can afford...

I'd love to anodize but I'm not sure I can afford it. I'm currently unemployed so I've been trying to keep spending to a minimum :sigh:. I am worried about actually getting paint into all the...
Forum: Project Logs 28th Jul 2014, 19:36
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
Update!

I think I finally have the feet sorted!

http://www3.picturepush.com/photo/a/14283821/640/Baby-Moon/BM-057.jpg (http://picturepush.com/public/14283821)
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Forum: Project Logs 28th Jul 2014, 19:27
Replies: 63
Scratch Build My CNC build
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Posted By shinji2k
I always get an enormous twinge of jealousy every...

I always get an enormous twinge of jealousy every time someone builds a cnc router :naughty:. This baby one looks like it's coming along well, can't wait to see what you make with it!
Forum: Project Logs 27th Jul 2014, 18:06
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
You're in my head. I've settled on hollowing...

You're in my head. I've settled on hollowing them out with some trussing but I'm not sure the feet at they are will fit with that. I have some other material I can use if necessary. I've been...
Forum: Project Logs 26th Jul 2014, 22:40
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
What about incorporating some imitation knurling?...

What about incorporating some imitation knurling? Either crosshatched or straight like this?

http://www1.picturepush.com/photo/a/14279509/640/Baby-Moon/knurl5.jpg...
Forum: Project Logs 26th Jul 2014, 19:44
Replies: 220
Views: 47,967
Posted By shinji2k
Intriguing... There's an upgraded version of the...

Intriguing... There's an upgraded version of the mill (SX2) that has a port for a tach so I'm not surprised there's a way to hack it for the cheap one. But that sounds like a much nicer setup than...
Forum: Project Logs 26th Jul 2014, 19:30
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
:D I am surprisingly pleased with how the...

:D

I am surprisingly pleased with how the linkage/suspension came together. It wasn't in the original design but it really compliments the gear/sprocket-like body. I'm really excited about this...
Forum: Project Logs 26th Jul 2014, 19:24
Replies: 28
Views: 17,178
Posted By shinji2k
I sanded with 220 and then 400. But the trick to...

I sanded with 220 and then 400. But the trick to get a nice finish is to do a final pass with heavy duty scrubbing pads like these...
Forum: Project Logs 26th Jul 2014, 19:17
Replies: 220
Views: 47,967
Posted By shinji2k
Yup, I recognized the bed right away :p. I am...

Yup, I recognized the bed right away :p. I am surprised at how capable these cheap Siegs can be, especially the mill. After giving them a good cleaning, lubing and fine-tuning the gibs they've both...
Forum: Project Logs 26th Jul 2014, 18:23
Replies: 220
Views: 47,967
Posted By shinji2k
I love your work. Machined metal is the best!

I love your work. Machined metal is the best!
Forum: Project Logs 26th Jul 2014, 00:12
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
Update!

Attached my neodymium magnets and mounted the mobo tray.

http://www1.picturepush.com/photo/a/14278219/img/Baby-Moon/BM-047.jpg (http://picturepush.com/public/14278219)
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Forum: Project Logs 25th Jul 2014, 23:51
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
Thanks! Yeah that's plan B. I'll partition...

Thanks!

Yeah that's plan B. I'll partition it off so the cpu fan sucks in air through one side and exhaust out the other.

And yeah, definitely reusing a picoPSU from a previous build.
Forum: Project Logs 25th Jul 2014, 04:01
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
Yup, I hope there's enough airflow :p. You...

Yup, I hope there's enough airflow :p.

You are too kind, thank you.

I has hoping for a major update today but I'm still waiting on some materials. I can give you this though...
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Forum: Project Logs 23rd Jul 2014, 01:37
Replies: 69
Views: 21,753
Posted By shinji2k
Update!

I can't believe I went a whole year without working on this. Well, I'm between jobs at the moment and I think I've worked through some of the elements about the design I wasn't happy with. I think...
Forum: Project Logs 14th Sep 2013, 19:01
Replies: 64
Views: 54,212
Posted By shinji2k
Looks great! For future reference they...

Looks great!

For future reference they make blades specifically for cutting aluminum that have a negative rake to prevent it grabbing. I use one on my table saw and compound miter saw with a...
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