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Old 30-08-2019, 12:38 AM
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Hi Bojan,
Yes, I read about the carbon fibre that it nail down the surfaces.

Working hard here to assemble the 3D printer. Took some photos for you who find it interesting to follow:
http://www.astrofriend.eu/3d-printin...ter-setup.html

For you who have experience of 3D printing, is it a good machine? The printer didn't cost much.

Working space 230 mm diameter and 300 mm high with a cone at the top.

I start a new 3D thread later about this when I print my first adapter.

This evening I shall visit a friend with a lathe, doing some work on the pulleys.

/Lars

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Old 05-09-2019, 06:33 AM
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Now at last, I can start assembling the EQ6 mount again.

I started with installing the 60 teeth timing pulleys. Some small adjustment I had to do once again, of course :-)

Here it is:
http://www.astrofriend.eu/astronomy/...ebuilding.html

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Old 06-09-2019, 10:54 AM
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I think 3-D printed timing pulley would work....

Please note, any PE introduced by pulley will be divided by 180 in EQ-6, and errors generated by gears will always be larger... IMO.
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Today I have assembling more items on the EQ6 mount. I have measure the needed thickness of the RA and DEC shafts shims. I also checked if the length of the timing belts are correct, amost but have to do some modifications.

Here is photo and info of todays work on the EQ6 mount:
http://www.astrofriend.eu/astronomy/...ebuilding.html

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Old 18-09-2019, 09:30 PM
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The last days I have test assembled the EQ6 mount, belive it or not, but after a few modifications everything looks to fit together and the timing belt when rotating it gives a fantastic smoth feeling.

See the latest here:

http://www.astrofriend.eu/astronomy/...ebuilding.html

Now I just have to unmount it clean it once more, put on grease and then assembling it again.

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