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  1. Zapins attached a file to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    Some small update pics. I welded the bearing block to a plate and sand blasted it clean. Also my 3d parts arrived. Trying to figure out...

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  2. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    Bought this one (next version of the one you linked) since it says compatible with all nema 17 motors and I got a nema 17 stepper motor....

    Jun 23, 2021 at 5:34 PM
  3. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    No worries I'll have a look at that part you linked there. What's the blue board supposed to be used for? Maybe I can use it for a...

    Jun 23, 2021 at 12:47 PM
  4. Zapins attached a file to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    Yes. I found these but still confusing. My second board doesn't have outputs like that I think? [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  5. Zapins attached a file to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    Thanks! I'll keep that in mind. I might need some help making the slider. The rest I think I can make but I might have a go with the...

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  6. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    Haha. I'm unsure the diameter of the ruby boule that will form. I'd guess about finger thickness. For the steady the diameter might be...

    Jun 22, 2021 at 9:50 AM
  7. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    Sure I'm interested. Whats the best way to do it? I need this one off piece but if its easy and relatively quick I wouldn't mind making...

    Jun 21, 2021 at 8:05 PM
  8. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    I've got all the parts for it. Just need to sit down and make one. Only part I don't know how I'd make is the slide that clamps to the...

    Jun 20, 2021 at 7:22 PM
  9. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    Bought all the things I need to finish the bulk of the project. I have some lead screws coming, a 50 rpm gear motor, 170:1 worm screw...

    Jun 20, 2021 at 6:53 PM
  10. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    I bought one stepper motor and the speed controller and driver that you linked. Will use it for the 10 rpm motor part or the tapper that...

    Jun 19, 2021 at 7:12 PM
  11. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    Hmm ok. Interesting. How hard would it be to dial in 0.16 rpm though? Might be difficult to turn it on so slowly? What about these ball...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 7:08 PM
  12. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    So if I understand correctly the setup is simple. A controller tells the driver board what speed to go at and the driver board send the...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 5:50 PM
  13. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    I'd love a stepper motor but I'm a bit scared off by the electronics part of things. Whats involved in setting up a controller for it?

    Jun 18, 2021 at 4:58 PM
  14. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    Hmm. I'll have a look at those. My reqs aren't super specific in terms of size. I'm just eyeballing what I need and making it fit...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 4:41 PM
  15. Zapins replied to the thread Ruby Casting (verneuli flame fusion).

    From what I can tell 1 inch per 1 hr is the goal retraction rate. I figure if I have a 16 tpi acme rod then each rotation is 1/16th of...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 10:58 AM