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by TekMason
Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Acetone Parts Finishing
Replies: 4
Views: 1842

Re: Acetone Parts Finsihing

Probaby the best one I've found yet but it may be a little pricey.

Automated Ultrasonic Misting 3D Print Polisher PRO
http://www.instructables.com/id/Automat ... isher-PRO/
by TekMason
Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Acetone Parts Finishing
Replies: 4
Views: 1842

Re: Acetone Parts Finishing

A safer method but it takes a long time.

Simple way to make ultra-smooth 3D prints at home - YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xFUNFG ... 249.756466
by TekMason
Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3D Printer Maintenance
Replies: 0
Views: 305

3D Printer Maintenance

I've been running this Flashforge Creater Pro hard for the last few weeks so I'm thinkin that I should do some maintenance on it. There are a ton of opinions on the interweb about lubrication to use. Best I can determine is gun oil on the X-Y linear slides and lithium grease on the Z axis ball screw...
by TekMason
Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Acetone Parts Finishing
Replies: 4
Views: 1842

Re: Acetone Parts Finishing

Thanks for the idea. I picked up a grungy rice cooker/vegtable steamer this weekend at the sally anne. Trying to come up with something to set the parts on with little contact. Something like what Angus does in this video. Make your 3D Printed parts look professional with Acetone and a Rice cooker! ...
by TekMason
Sun Jan 15, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Projects and Builds
Topic: PV Solar System
Replies: 0
Views: 475

PV Solar System

One of my active projects is a PV Solar System that uses an Arduino as the controller and hot water as a storage media. The idea is to to heat my shop in the winter with 8x 225W PV solar panels. The energy from the panels will be put into elements in hot water tanks and when heat is needed (or the w...
by TekMason
Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Projects/Show and Tell
Topic: Root 2.1 CNC Machine
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Re: Root 2.1 CNC Machine

Big build tonight
I got burned by a power blip tonight so I have a UPS on the FF now.

TM
by TekMason
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Projects/Show and Tell
Topic: Root 2.1 CNC Machine
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Re: Root 2.1 CNC Machine

First batch of photos are up





TM
by TekMason
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Projects/Show and Tell
Topic: Root 2.1 CNC Machine
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Root 2.1 CNC Machine

I'm embarking on a journey to build the by sailorpete.
Wish me luck!



TekMason
by TekMason
Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Beginners / Help
Topic: What Filament to Get?
Replies: 0
Views: 411

What Filament to Get?

Since I got my Flashforge Creator Pro I've been printing almost 24 hrs/day. It's time to get some filament inventory. Any recomendations on brands or other exotic and interesting types? Conductive filament looks interesting but from what I've seen/read it doesn't appear to be very conductive at all....
by TekMason
Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Projects and Builds
Topic: Arduino and ESP8266 Working as One
Replies: 3
Views: 665

Re: Arduino and ESP8266 Working as One

Could this be the holy grail I'm looking for. An inexpensive WiFi sheild that uses the Arduino standard WiFi library?

ESP8266 ESP-13 WiFi Web Sever Shield for Arduino
http://www.smartarduino.com/view.php?id=94660


More research required before I hit the Buy button.

TM

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