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by Chris botha
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: Projects and Models
Topic: Spindle to Lathe Desktop Mount.
Replies: 1
Views: 4348

Spindle to Lathe Desktop Mount.

usefull adapter.
by Chris botha
Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:10 am
Forum: Projects and Models
Topic: 3D Printed FunBlocks
Replies: 12
Views: 12806

Re: 3D Printed Legos

script here is on my 3dcadjewelry grasshopper page. sorry cant find it now, been a while sine i looked for it.
by Chris botha
Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Projects and Models
Topic: FujiFilm XF1 Jewellery Macro Mount.
Replies: 2
Views: 4681

Re: FujiFilm XF1 Jewellery Macro Mount.

Thank man.. we need a quick repeatable way to take a BULK of photos for a clearance Blog we are doing.. the rings came ok.. the bangles a a bit more problematic, i think i need to make a lever switchable version for my office manager thats taking the pics :roll: Rings: http://ijmclearance.blogspot.c...
by Chris botha
Wed Oct 08, 2014 3:11 am
Forum: Projects and Models
Topic: 3D Printed FunBlocks
Replies: 12
Views: 12806

Re: 3D Printed Legos

If you use Rhino and Grasshopper I wrote a script that generates lego blocks parametrically as you drag the sliders aroudn, fast and easy.

fun project to keep the kids occupied.
by Chris botha
Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:38 am
Forum: Projects and Models
Topic: FujiFilm XF1 Jewellery Macro Mount.
Replies: 2
Views: 4681

FujiFilm XF1 Jewellery Macro Mount.

Dug up and dusted off the Up to print this.. worked out the exact angle and distance to the target for best focal fix and drew up the mount.. VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kY0IAJTj8mQ MODEL: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:486594 http://thingiverse-production.s3.amazonaws.com/renders/26/35...
by Chris botha
Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Auto level on Up Plus2 not highlighted
Replies: 2
Views: 3459

Re: Auto level on Up Plus2 not highlighted

does it to me every other time I fire it up. turn off printer, unplug it. unplug usb. close UP software. Then in this sequence. Turn on printer, hit the homing sequence switch. plug in the usb. Open Up software, and you back in business. Sad that a 2199 device.. no wait a 1899.. wait.. 1399.. wait $...
by Chris botha
Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Up in The Jeweller Magazine.
Replies: 0
Views: 2860

My Up in The Jeweller Magazine.

I get published in The Jeweller Magazine now and then, usually cad specific articles, and I decided to sneak in a picture of the up in the last article (well part of it)
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by Chris botha
Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: Look! My Mod
Topic: extruder cover voronoi
Replies: 3
Views: 5003

Re: extruder cover voronoi

6 year old and a ten year old.. cant have hot parts exposed. I bought this for them originally, it was supposed to be a fun easy thing for them to play with.. :roll:
by Chris botha
Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:53 am
Forum: Look! My Mod
Topic: extruder cover voronoi
Replies: 3
Views: 5003

Re: extruder cover voronoi

damn warping.. cursed machine.. but anyway its close enough.. I can sell it like this, it looks "finished"
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by Chris botha
Sun Jun 29, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: Look! My Mod
Topic: extruder cover voronoi
Replies: 3
Views: 5003

extruder cover voronoi

I needed to neaten up the orange temperature mod hanging off the top of my Up.. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-UYY_z7NDcOk/U5WLn1pUJ9I/AAAAAAAAOrg/4IpSJZV2qhE/w346-h614-no/20140609_201731.jpg so grabbed the Octave cover and slapped a paint of coat on it! http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:378635 l...
by Chris botha
Sun Jun 29, 2014 6:32 am
Forum: Look! My Mod
Topic: My $6 enclosure
Replies: 5
Views: 6364

Re: My $6 enclosure

roller wrote: Also, a true 3D printer nut prints their own joins :P
Ha! ok im game to give that a go!
by Chris botha
Sun Jun 29, 2014 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moving up in the world.
Replies: 12
Views: 20699

Re: Moving up in the world.

no worries dude, I have a someone already in line for it (higher than my buying price too .. im a good salesman ;))

I had a play with a ring last night.. was quite surprised actually..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQN6RCyjg2E
by Chris botha
Sun Jun 29, 2014 6:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Temperature Control
Replies: 7
Views: 7742

Re: Temperature Control

i took mine from here , the octave ones "0" = 266C. assuming they know more than me I jsut ran with it :)

http://www.octave.com/p1173433211/Octav ... _info.html
by Chris botha
Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Temperature Control
Replies: 7
Views: 7742

Re: Temperature Control

I did basically exactly what Drew did, clicked through them and noted offset temps for Rollers mod I got.
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by Chris botha
Sat Jun 28, 2014 3:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moving up in the world.
Replies: 12
Views: 20699

Re: Moving up in the world.

hmmmmm.. im starting to think fdm is limelight.. im definitely leaning toward dlp. grow sizes are just small right now.. but 4k and bigger projectors will solve that soon im sure.
by Chris botha
Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: Look! My Mod
Topic: My $6 enclosure
Replies: 5
Views: 6364

Re: My $6 enclosure

im going have to go get some goodies from bunnings to do this tommorow, with temps in sydney dropping my printer has become useless, everything is warping like crazy.. the first stargate thing i printed pulled the print plate up so badly that I struggled to get it off the printer... and when it got ...
by Chris botha
Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moving up in the world.
Replies: 12
Views: 20699

Re: Moving up in the world.

is SLA in the realm of consideration ? or strictly FDM The B9 DLP looks to be the go for me now. the HD version will be just under 4K and has directly castable resin so i can make the jump from resin to metal.. (this link to the regular machine, not teh HD, but it showcases what I need them for in ...
by Chris botha
Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: Projects and Models
Topic: Lego Stargate Ring
Replies: 0
Views: 3509

Lego Stargate Ring

dont be a dad with a printer while you have lego aged kids.. it never ends...

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:375360

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by Chris botha
Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moving up in the world.
Replies: 12
Views: 20699

Re: Moving up in the world.

mb20music wrote:I would consider the Makergear M2
wow the makergear looks good.. 0.1 XY and 0.05 Z?!
by Chris botha
Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moving up in the world.
Replies: 12
Views: 20699

Re: Moving up in the world.

I hear that but no amount of pretty posturing will ever fit the kind of stuff I want to print in the tiny footprint this unit offers.. it suffers all the same problems the bigger ones do without the advantage of size, and its expensive for its size.. I seriously doubt I could recover even half of th...