105 Photos - Apr 13, 2013
Photo: Photo: Initial design drawn in SolidworksPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Getting close now :)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Precision grinding!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Springs fitted in Velox z unit, not sure they will be needed yet.

Yes took them out, enough weight form the torch.

In fact I used one of those bent a hook on either end and attached to the screws top and bottom to take out most of the weight of the torch/holder works very well.Photo: The pinion shaft I used hardened rail, mig welded the pinion gear on, being very careful to keep it straight.Photo: Photo: Changed the spring tensioner design (temp nut, should be nyloc)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: CandCNC bladerunner package....brilliant!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Yes I need some countersunk screws behind there.Photo: I still haven't settled on the final design for the pivot yet!Photo: Clearance for rear bearing holderPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Hope it's in the right place!!Photo: It didn't cut to badly once I resharpened it with the angle grinder!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Chopped off the end in the previous pics and had a another go, had a bit to play with! perfect now.Photo: Bracket specially made for me in China!Photo: Photo: Photo: High precision needed for this job!Photo: I needed a magnifier to see the fecker!Photo: Method used to get linear rails straight - straining wire out of outdoor telephone cable.Photo: The wire is pulled tight, it's only .2mm dia, I just kept a small gap along the lengthPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Tube 20mm from base of tankPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Same box section as used on the side rails 120mm x 60mm x 5mmPhoto: Photo: Not much fishing being done these days so found another use for some 20lb braid - .2mm diaPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: M10 grub screws for adjustmentsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: No expensive feet for me, M16 boltsPhoto: Start date 10th March 2013Photo: Gear reduction designPhoto: Photo: Gantry not drawn in yetPhoto: Designed in Solidworks,