By mcbenzi_ghost
#4918023
I like that new way of driving the arms. Very clean and simple
It's surprisingly smooth for a 3D printed gear too. I was worried the gears would be too small for my machine, but it's working great:
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Man!!! Really cool!
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By gbjedi
#4923617
I like that new way of driving the arms. Very clean and simple
It's surprisingly smooth for a 3D printed gear too. I was worried the gears would be too small for my machine, but it's working great:
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What will drive the arm movement? I’m guessing adafruit or arduino, which controls the up and down motion?

Also, would there be thoughts to getting these pieces made in aluminum? Or maybe resin cast?
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By Cole Funstuff
#4923636
The plan is to use a 9g servo with a slot on the arm to convert the rotary motion to linear. It's cheap, it's strong, and it's easier than the other options I've tried!

My plan for this project is to have everything 3D printable. I don't have access to an end mill or CNC so I wanted to keep it simple.
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By Mat
#4924807
Dude that's awesome!

I can access cad files at work when a drawing doesn't give me a measurement I need but 3D printing hurts my brain lol!
By bspace
#4924815
onshape is completely browser-based and can be accessed from just about any device. you can open the file and measure any part or export components

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