So I bought a new Toyota Highlander Hybrid for my wife this past weekend from a local Toyota dealership in the area. Sport City Toyota. I had bought from them once before and thought they were a reasonable dealer. I thought I’d write up a article about a pricing scam they ran on me (apparently […]
Getting the 3D printer completely calibrated and functioning properly is certainly a lesson in patience. Some more prints I’ve managed: This first one is a failed whistle, apparently some issue in skeinforge causes it to align to 0,0 even with multiply off and thus some objects cause it to hit the x-opto. This then skews […]
Thanks to ordering from a american supplier (You can find him if you search for reifsnyderb) I finally have a working mendel. Much effort into tuning and calibrating will now be needed! I got my first sample prints last night: Sample Prints A few more (all repsnapper) Video With any luck someday I’ll have a […]
I’ve considered getting a mendel or makerbot for quite some time and back in October finally made the jump and paid over $1,100 for a complete mendel kit from mendel-parts.com. Of course at the time he had listed that it would be around a 5-6 week wait for printed parts. Little did I know… Problems […]
I wanted to get in a quick post here since I have searched and searched for someone else reviewing this board and/or its problems. I have to say I’m had a lot of faith in ASUS and appearently, it’s misplaced. I can’t really recommend anyone to try this board, it has a horrid time with […]
So today, tomorrow and Saturday the Vex champs robotics contest is being held at the dallas convention center. I will be there helping out as part of the DPRG if you happen to be around!
Anything that can fail, will fail and invite some friends to join in.