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« Reply #45 on: November 13, 2019, 09:38:02 AM »

I also built a few adjustable stops which I can attach to the soldering plate.


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« Reply #46 on: November 13, 2019, 09:38:33 AM »

This way the parts can be positioned better, as you can see here when soldering the base frame.


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« Reply #47 on: November 13, 2019, 09:39:08 AM »

For the precise soldering of the wheel mountings I mill a solder jig out of an MDF board.


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« Reply #48 on: November 13, 2019, 09:39:45 AM »

The frame and the four mountings are inserted into the jig and can now be soldered.


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« Reply #49 on: November 13, 2019, 09:40:16 AM »

The preliminary result. The floor panel and the railing are still missing.

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« Reply #50 on: November 13, 2019, 01:20:38 PM »

Disgustingly adequate design and fabrication. -- Russ
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« Reply #51 on: November 17, 2019, 08:33:18 PM »

Fantastic!
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« Reply #52 on: November 18, 2019, 09:17:46 AM »

Thanks guys.
Here we go with the travel drive, which is built into the base frame.


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« Reply #53 on: November 18, 2019, 09:18:18 AM »

The main parts manufactured are the two wheel carriers, which accommodate the wheels and the motor. The first is made of a solid brass block.


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« Reply #54 on: November 18, 2019, 09:19:14 AM »

After some machining work on my new milling machine (a WABECO F1200) ...


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« Reply #55 on: November 18, 2019, 09:20:22 AM »

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« Reply #56 on: November 18, 2019, 09:20:52 AM »

After some machining work on my new milling machine (a WABECO F1200) ...

Looking sharp!
Happy with the Wabeco?
I am seriously considering buying one.
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« Reply #57 on: November 18, 2019, 09:25:03 AM »

Yes, I'm very pleased. I can only recommend it. Good quality, no China rubbish.

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« Reply #58 on: November 18, 2019, 09:26:51 AM »

Let's move on.


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« Reply #59 on: November 18, 2019, 09:27:29 AM »

... the part must now be separated from the clamping attachment with a circular saw blade.


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