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Modding Foot Pedal Mod for Dremels etc.

Discussion in 'Modding' started by japala, 27 Mar 2007.

  1. japala

    japala New Member

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  2. Cardan

    Cardan New Member

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    we have those at school for the dremels in the art room. pretty cool
     
  3. pendragon

    pendragon I pickle they

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    If I had the workspace for mine I might be inclined to get that holder and foot pedal as well.. do they work well?
     
  4. japala

    japala New Member

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    If you know you are about to start a carving job that will take longer, yes, you would like to have the holder for the tool. Takes a lot of weight off your hands making the control of the carving bit a lot easier. Combine this with the foot pedal and you are in carver's heaven. ;)
     
  5. Javerh

    Javerh Topiary Golem

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    Neat! Makes me wonder if it would be possible and practical to make the tip pressure on the carving bit control the carving speed... Just like the pressure sensitivity on a Wacom tablet.
     
  6. AJB2K3

    AJB2K3 New Member

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    Theres a note in my Dremmel manual saying not to use them because they could damage the control circuitry.
     
  7. Skylined

    Skylined Active Member

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    Very nice mod. :)
     
  8. airchie

    airchie New Member

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    That looks like it just restricts the power going to the dremel itself.
    So I assume you set the dremel to full and feed more current to it the harder you press?
     
  9. eegg

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    prob depends what your doing
     
  10. Warrior_Rocker

    Warrior_Rocker Holder of the sacred iron

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    Good point there are those dremel's that are digital in nature, though I much prefer my slide select speed on my dremel. I could see how a digital dremel would not operate properly if you change the input voltage, but I cannot see how it could damage the circuit.

    Then again they have these sorts of silly warnings on a lot of products simply because some idiot found a way to screw it up.
     

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