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desertdrover
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Posted - 11/14/2020 :  10:43:12 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fantastic looking carts Jim. Although, if you say they aren't Jordan's, with Jordan's no longer around, I'd say you replaced them.


Louis
Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast
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Dave D
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Posted - 11/14/2020 :  10:49:03 AM  Show Profile  Click to see Dave D's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
Fantastic Jim!

Man I gotta get a 3D printer.



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BurleyJim
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Posted - 11/14/2020 :  12:12:08 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Dave, I'm constantly learning new tricks with this stuff.

Jim


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BurleyJim
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Posted - 11/14/2020 :  12:22:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Lou, those wheels are a heck of a lot smaller than the one's on the highwheel log carrier you did.

Dave D, check out that link above on the tutorial for Fusion 360. Hope everyone realizes that Software is very powerful, and available for FREE for personal use (you can't sell anything made from it's use) but you give your designs away. It's full featured, and really the first step in the process. Buying a printer and printing other's designs is not nearly as much fun. My $.02. Thanks for checking it out.

Jim


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Bernd
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Posted - 11/14/2020 :  9:14:25 PM  Show Profile  Visit Bernd's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Just finished a marathon view of 6 of Paul McWorther's videos on learning Fusion 360. I now see why I couldn't get Fusion to work. I didn't watch the right learning videos to begin with. Had I watched Paul's videos before trying Fusion I might have used it. But after watching his videos I realized Fusion is geared more toward 3D manufacturing. Although the program could be used for 3D milling I believe I really only need a 2D CAD program for my CNC mill.

Thanks for the link Jim. It was very helpful.

Bernd


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BurleyJim
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Posted - 11/15/2020 :  12:03:38 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bernd, Is your Z-Axis not stepper motor controlled?

Jim



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Bernd
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Posted - 11/15/2020 :  2:09:29 PM  Show Profile  Visit Bernd's Homepage  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by BurleyJim

Bernd, Is your Z-Axis not stepper motor controlled?

Jim





Yes it is. My thought here is that I would only do simple step objects at the most. Nothing close to what a 3D printer can do. I'm still up in the air on which way to go. If I only do simple shapes I feel like I really don't need to learn another CAD program. Of course I my change my mind. I'm thinking of rebuilding my Sherline mill. Come to find out they only have MM size ball screws now. So I need to think this through as to what I'm going to do. I am also thinking of purchasing a Sherline CNC lathe. Of course they are in MM too.

Don't want to hi jack your thread any further here. Have to do some serious thinking about what direction to go.

Thanks for the come back though.

Bernd


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Philip
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Posted - 11/15/2020 :  3:40:29 PM  Show Profile  Visit Philip's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Jim, I'd like to own one for strength, PLA isn't really robust as the line fed printers. May get one after this BS passes.

Philip



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BurleyJim
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Posted - 11/15/2020 :  4:38:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bernd, what CAM program are you using with the Sherline? I'm using Mach3 with the MicroMill. I'll let you know if there is a PostProcessor that'll work on your machine. No problem on Hijacking. I keep a steel BBQ grill brush under the front seat.

Philip, The strength of ABS is a primary reason, but a valid secondary reason is that PLA is water soluble. Make something out of it, and unless it is primed and painted, you might leave it in a damp basement, and find a 'dumpling' when you come back in a couple of months.




Jim


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BurleyJim
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Posted - 11/15/2020 :  6:52:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This is the final shot, painted and ready to haul some luggage.




Jim



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George D
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Posted - 11/15/2020 :  6:55:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well done, Jim.

George



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Bernd
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Posted - 11/15/2020 :  7:23:13 PM  Show Profile  Visit Bernd's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Lookin' good Jim.

Bernd

P.S. I'll get a PM off to sometime soon.


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k9wrangler
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Posted - 11/15/2020 :  11:36:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Bob, I ran into a 99 year old at the Lansing, Mi, trainshow last year with 2 shopping bags of stuff he had bought. He said "I'll stop the funeral procession before missing a trainshow". Now there is a great attitude.


That was before disallowed funerals...


Karl Scribner
Sunfield Twp. Michigan
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Kentucky Southern Railway
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Guff
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Posted - 11/17/2020 :  11:29:42 AM  Show Profile  Send Guff an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Nice baggage wagon!!
Found a weathered sign for you.



David Guffey

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BurleyJim
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Posted - 11/17/2020 :  11:43:27 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
George,Bernd,Karl, and David, Thank you all.

David, that weathered sign looks like I feel.

Jim


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