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Scratch Build – In Progress Metaversa 02: Ada

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Nexxo, 21 Jan 2014.

  1. Nexxo

    Nexxo Queue Jumper

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    Doing that. :D Works great.

    The piercing saw looks flimsy, but correctly tensioned these jewellers' blades cut through brass as if it was butter. It's really amazing. It takes some skill to learn not to break the blade, of course.
     
  2. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    I need me one of them there piercing saws.
     
  3. skyrip

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    you should probably stay away from carbide mills with your manual machine. they are only interesting if you have a high speed spindle (or very high stickout) (6000rpm or more)
    also if you do not feed carbide mills enough they will wear faster(rubbing -> heat -> dull cutting edge) than a hss tool bit so for a manual machine with low rpm its best to go with hss tools. no coatings for alu is correct, everything except for polished surfaces sticks to alu and even that sometimes sticks to alu :p
    If you havent seen this site you should probably read it for some good background info: http://www.cnccookbook.com -> cookbooks
     
  4. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    Yeah I'm forgetting that Nexxo is talking about Mills whereas I've got the CNC on my mind atm I don't use Carbide on the mill only on the CNC which of course is running much faster than the Mill.
     
  5. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    Why do I want a mill and a CNC so bad now ? Glad I do not have anywhere to put them xD, that solves the issue and saves the pinky :lol:
     
  6. David

    David RIP Tel

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    [​IMG]

    Damn, that's pretty.
     
  7. Nexxo

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    It felt a bit heavy in proportion to the other parts, so I took it back to the mill and metal files and tweaked it:

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  8. Christof_II

    Christof_II SNAAAAAAAKE!!!

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    I think that fits better with the aesthetic, good decision
     
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    Looks better after its lipo :thumb:
     
  10. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    I really dig the new design. Great job and wise decision.
     
  11. Bartacus

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    +4!! New design fits so much better.
     
  12. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Dog bone brackets fit the style better too. :thumb: Sweet!
     
  13. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    Yup, a much more 'streamlined' solution,it would look the tits with some pocket work in them too......
     
  14. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    -Done with a ball end mill. :thumb:
     
  15. Nexxo

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    Thought about it (I have ball end mills, which I am currently deploying on another project running in parallel to this one... more on that later), but I'm not sure whether that would be overkill. Where would the pockets go?
     
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  16. barry99705

    barry99705 sudo rm -Rf /

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    Couple little guys on either side of the screw.
     
  17. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Maybe digging as deep into the tube holding bulges as you can and sanded insanely smooth.
     
  18. Nexxo

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    I'd need a rotary table for that, really. Also if I add too much detail it risks looking a bit overdone. There has to be some functionality to it.
     
  19. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    You still need lead and colophony? Just now getting my feet under me after the stroke (and I had plenty of warning signs before it, I realize) and getting geared up for a project of my own and I realized I hadn't shipped you anything. No excuse other than busy with life stuff. If you still need it I'll get it in a box to you ASAP. Just shoot me an address.
     
  20. Nexxo

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    No worries. I'd hold off on that for a while. I'm not at that stage yet, and I suspect that I can bend the pipe without, using the correct tools.
     

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