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Richard Tracy, II posted an update 5 years, 10 months ago
Forearms are printed and servos are in. Awaiting fishing line and springs
Richard Tracy, II posted an update 5 years, 11 months ago
Oh my! All those fingers!
Well you robot is already well advanced. Keep it up!
I\’ve been working on the Inmoov robot since March of last year. I haven\’t hooked up any electronics but am excited to start once I\’ve completed the arms.
Cool,,, slow and steady is a good approach for inmoov i think–,, i like taking my time with each section Printing and Re-Printing then Modding then Re-printing and Modding, then Re- Printing,,, well you get the idea– ,, Inmoov is one of them Rare Projects that keeps you excited because of the potential of what he can become–,,
Richard Tracy, II posted an update 6 years, 2 months ago
Does I matter if I print all pieces of the torso and connect them all, then put the electronics in after? I\’d like to put most of it together sense I have the filament but buy the electronics as I go. I\’m also printing the torso before the arms. Can I connect the shoulders on too with out electronics?
You can build the chest plates Front and Back and the 2x vertical Centre beams – but “don’t permeant join those 4 section together—
Normally a permeant Join of anything without having the Electronics/Servos/Wires Mapped Out or a Escape Plan ,,,, is a No,,, No,,,
You can do a “Dry Run” at putting Section together – Small bits of t…[Read more]
Richard Tracy, II posted a new activity comment 6 years, 2 months ago
i thought that too. I saw some elephant foot on the base of my torso pieces. After removing them all around, I still have to shave the dove tails to get it to fit. I\’m not complaining, I like the snug fit. I was just curious if its normal.
Thanks. I have to chave them down a good amount to even get them to even fell, then I use vise grips or hammer with board to fit them.
I would figure if your printing the same parts with the same printer, all parts would be same x,y sizing even if the calibration is off. I could see an issue if decided to print using another printer though…[Read more]
Could it be that your printer is over extruding so there is a little more material around all the edges?
I had similar issue with my original printer. Have you tried gently heating the parts before pushing them together?
I finished the head and now working on the torso. I tried to fit the pieces but they won\’t connect together, do I have to shave the dove tails down; it seems like a lot of shaving?
I have to file all the dovetail pieces quite a bit to get them to fit. I guess it’s probably a printer calibration issue but mine is close enough that I would rather file some pieces than risk making it worse by fiddling with the settings.
i thought that too. I saw some elephant foot on the base of my torso pieces. After removing them all around, I still have to shave the dove tails to get it to fit. I’m not complaining, I like the snug fit. I was just curious if its normal.