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A prototyping tool i built.

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Re: A prototyping tool i built.

Postby Kirkll » Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:17 pm

Crooked Stic wrote:You might be getting into some type up robotics trying to get anything close to real fingers.


i can live with that... I thought about going down and stealing a manicans arm at Wal Mart. :shock:
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Re: A prototyping tool i built.

Postby Mann » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:35 am

Is this what your thinking? :?:
It just seemed to fit here for some reason and no need to risk a shoplifting charge :)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Fiberglass-Fema ... 589bcad2d8
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Re: A prototyping tool i built.

Postby Kirkll » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:24 am

Noooooo.... that's not really what i had in mind. but spent a good 5 minutes looking at all the different angles to make sure. That is pretty amazing the detail they put into those things.
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Re: A prototyping tool i built.

Postby Kirkll » Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:20 am

Hey Jim!

I found my DRO problem.... my mounting bracket had worked loose and the slide dro was shifting back and forth with the table at irregular intervals.... :roll: The funny thing was... it wasn't doing it all the time.....

So i tore it all apart, and pulled the whole scale off the machine and found the root of my problem.... there was a small sliver of aluminum binding up the DRO that slides back and forth. When ever it bound up it was working the bracket loose a bit at a time....the movement was so small i couldn't see it with the naked eye, but using a dial indicator i found it.... got her working fine again now.
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Re: A prototyping tool i built.

Postby jeffhalfrack » Sun Feb 17, 2013 12:23 pm

That looks good!!! Kirk did you some how incorperate a drilling jig in this,,,,that would be an end all of problems . JeffW more or less :D
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Re: A prototyping tool i built.

Postby MikeW » Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:24 am

Mann wrote:Is this what your thinking? :?:
It just seemed to fit here for some reason and no need to risk a shoplifting charge :)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Fiberglass-Fema ... 589bcad2d8


I find it disturbing that you even know about those and where to get them.
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Re: A prototyping tool i built.

Postby Mann » Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:40 am

Great Kirk Glad you got it going! :D
Appreciate your concern Mike! :oops: :? :lol:
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Re: A prototyping tool i built.

Postby Kirkll » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:44 am

jeffhalfrack wrote:That looks good!!! Kirk did you some how incorperate a drilling jig in this,,,,that would be an end all of problems . JeffW more or less :D


Naw ... this set up is just for dialing in new limb designs at different riser lengths and pad angles. i do all my hardware and limb boring on the mill.... i thought about milling some boring jigs, but everyone has a different set up for location pins and limb bolt location it seems. the dad burn drill guide inserts are kinda spendy too. kirk
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Re: A prototyping tool i built.

Postby TimZeigler » Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:59 pm

Man Kirk, that is a sweet setup. I have thought about the same thing for a while but never did anything about it, an it sure didn't look as nice in my head as yours does finished.

My main goal for the idea was to have the ability to change limbs between different risers without having to modify or tune them. I also wanted to do the adjustable limb pad angle to see what angles got the best performance for the limb design.

You take it to a whole nother level bro. Well Done!
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