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by myszka_us2000
Sun Mar 28, 2004 12:04 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: CNC question
Replies: 12
Views: 5407

Re: CNC question

you can relate any findings right here. I would be happy to learn anything new.<p>Thanks,
John M...
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by myszka_us2000
Fri Mar 26, 2004 3:18 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: CNC question
Replies: 12
Views: 5407

Re: CNC question

You should be able to get a small plsma cutter for under $1000 (3 figures).<p>A couple of large steppers ($200 for both)<p>the controller (~$200)<p>The frame would need to be done by you or purchased. The usual hobby setup is a "gantry" system. For cutting metal with a gas welder or a plasma cutter ...
by myszka_us2000
Mon Feb 02, 2004 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amazing led on a hard drive
Replies: 14
Views: 3337

Re: Amazing led on a hard drive

You know, the smoke you let out of those components is very often quite toxic. I hope you don't breathe the stuff in too often, or you won't be able to get through all 300 drives.<p>That said, why not just take the parts out and make robots from them?<p>The motors in those drives are quite neat. And...
by myszka_us2000
Wed Jan 14, 2004 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A great new, easy and cheap PCB design
Replies: 19
Views: 4346

Re: A great new, easy and cheap PCB design

I hear you can use glossy magazine pages with the same results, but I never tried it. <p>John M...
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