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I use Solidworks for CAD, and get it for $20/year as a veteran. Each year the old version stops working in November or so, and I have to order...
I personally think you still need a manual mill even when you have a CNC mill.
I have my flights booked.
There was an "almost finished" example of this engine auctioned at Cabin Fever last week. Quite a complicated beast I must say.
Not a comber, where the cylinder spins completely. This looks like one of the multiplicity of oscillators.
I suggest posting a location.
When the depth to cut is a big multiple of the tool width, I find it useful to make a cut wider than the tool. I.e., cut in a bit, but when it...
Pretty amazing work with just an iffy rotab. Made me tired imagining it.
With a CNC mill you don't need to care about metric or imperial.
Tongue in cheek comment on Ron's engine: I've seen it at several shows over the years and heard it more often. The noise in running is such that...
If you can make it to Cabin Fever in January (Lebanon PA) you can consign/auction off these things. Or some members here could meet you there.
Using flat steel bars for ties is interesting, but I wonder if you'll have issues keeping the rails level.
My lathe has no room for a rear mount tool unfortunately.
I don't design anything with SW, but I do model from printed plans to uncover any errors in the drawings before starting a build. Fusion will do...
The SW $20 deal is per year, and you get a new version each year. For individual parts and assemblies you don't need a particularly fast CPU, but...
My PC is 3-4 years old, and they get faster all the time. My "Windows experience number" is 7.4 and SW runs just fine. If you go to a store to...
I replaced Mach3 with PathPilot on my mill. Very happy with it.
Neat engine. Did the radiator not work?
No grass growing under your feet. :)
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