MPCNC part 5

June 7, 2019

GCODE maiden flight Some important Gcode instructions: G20 = everything is in inches G21 = everything is in mm G90 = everything is in absolute coordinates (go to coordinate position) G0 X30 = move to absolute X coordinate position ’30’ on the X axis. G91 = relative coordinates (move relative from current position) G0 Z30 = […]

MPCNC part 4

June 5, 2019

Squaring the frame I 3D printed the first 10 layers of the MPCNC foot object to use as a template for drawing the screw holes in the table.  I used a laser range finder to measure distance and square the frame.  As the table was cut to size accurately, I could use the edge as […]

Ejeas Vnetphone V6 1200 bluetooth intercom

May 21, 2019

Charging Red light = charging. No light = fully charged. Turn on Hold [A] for 6 seconds until blue light pulsing every 2-5 seconds indicating Bluetooth is active. Turn off Tap [Power Off] button. Pairing with mobile phone Hold [A] for 10 seconds until red/blue fast blinking lights. Look for new bluetooth devices to pair […]

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) – Blencoe Falls trip

May 4, 2019

Friday 03 May 2019 & Saturday 04 May 2019 Download GPS waypoints here: Blencoe Falls 03 + 04 May The above file contains: Raw GPS data (comma separated text file, opens with Microsoft Excel) Google Earth KML + KMZ file Open map in Google Maps   Easter Egg See if you can find this […]

Pocket hole jig

April 28, 2019

Disclaimer: The orignal pocket hole jig was developed and manufactured by Kreg in the USA.  If you want a quality pocket hole jig, the original Kreg pocket hole jig (including clamp) comes recommended.  Here in Australia it is a bit overpriced as is the case with many imported high end products ($30 AUD for a […]

Hollow Knight – Hornet

April 28, 2019

Please support the developer and buy this game if you like what you see: The artwork, music and animation is excellent.  Our two children love the fairytale like creatures and the dream-like atmosphere of the game. Hollow Knight – Printed at 20% infill using Cura slicer.  Recommend using 3mm brim for eyes, dress, […]

MPCNC part 3

April 27, 2019

Some of the 3D prints take a long time to print. Good bed adhesion is important: I purchased 2x 3meter length 25.4mm OD (1 inch) 1.2mm thick galvanised steel round tube from the local hardware store and 1x 1meter length. Round tube #1 (3 meters): 1064mm + 1064mm + 864mm Round tube #2 (3 meters): […]

MPCNC part 2

April 27, 2019

This part is all about 3D printing the parts. It is recommended to calibrate your 3D printer before starting the printing process: Now we are ready to start 3D printing: J = 25.4mm (1 inch) outer diameter (OD) round tube version. M = mirrored part for mounting at opposite side. The Mostly […]

Imperial and metric

April 27, 2019

Common imperial sizes in mm: 1 inch = 25.4mm 1/2 inch = 12.5mm 1/4 inch = 6.35mm 1/8 inch = 3.17mm Fasteners (bolts/nuts) This table may be used to find the nearest matching bolt / nut sizes in either imperial or metric. Sheet metal American Wire Gauge (AWG) I’m not even going to attempt […]

Geeetech A10 additions

April 12, 2019

Geeetech A10 fan cover duct   TUSH spool holder (revised) For one spool holder you need 4 brackets and 4 bearings. 608-2RS bearings (22mm OD x 8mm ID x 7mm thick). 3 degrees taper cylinders for improved fit. M4 holes allow for strengthening by inserting a bolt and nut (or connecting rod) to […]