Ramblin' Dan's Workshop

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Setting the Stage About My 3D Printing

I want to make something very clear about my jump into 3D printing. I am very much a "Johnny-Come-Lately" I am professing I am no way an expert. All I knew when I started was what I could read from the sidelines. At first the cost was prohibitive. The field has been growing very rapidly and that has...
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Why DIY?

The 3D printer is scheduled to arrive tomorrow. I have some time to explain the reason I have chosen a Do It Yourself (DIY) machine. The reasons are my own and good for me. I am not suggesting they are the correct choice for anyone else. I think if I explain them, then it is just  a little more...
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New Category - 3D Printing

I have just created a new category with its own tab on the main website . I have just made the self-commitment to exploring the wide world of what is called 3D Printing . I will use the blog (here) to make comments and observation and will be looking for your comments and replies if you are so incli...AlunarPrinter
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Step Taken

I received my UC100 Motion  Controller from CNC4PC. That's where I ordered it  Actually it is produced by a company called CNC Drive, Motion Controls . The supplied instructions are a little vague because they are not supplied. There were NO instructions with the control. However, they are...
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Stepping Up Again

You may know I have two near identical Taig Micro-mills. My first one is well over a decade in age. I use MACH3 controller software running in Win7 and using a USB SmoothStepper with a home made controller. My newer mill is less than two years old and uses MACH 3 as well running in WinXp Pro and dir...
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