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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #45 on: May 19, 2012, 01:29:14 PM »
A mix of stronger materials and slightly finer printing. That lamp is a fairly extreme test which is why I picked it. For a lot of other lamp types you can do a fairly good job in N.
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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #46 on: May 19, 2012, 03:40:55 PM »
Photo of the NEM adapter

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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #47 on: November 03, 2012, 08:58:44 PM »
Hi Alan, are your NEM Sockets available to purchase please. I would like to use the Dapol NEM Knuckle type couplings on a rake of the NGS HQAs and am hoping that I could convert the NGS kits to use your NEM sockets.    Thanks.
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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #48 on: November 03, 2012, 09:27:06 PM »
Hi Alan, are your NEM Sockets available to purchase please. I would like to use the Dapol NEM Knuckle type couplings on a rake of the NGS HQAs and am hoping that I could convert the NGS kits to use your NEM sockets.    Thanks.


The coach clip ones are on the Ultima web site under bogies. I'm currently testing a couple of other types of mount. For the NGS and ATM bogies however there is an ATM NEM pocket pack specifically designed for the job:

http://www.atmwagons.co.uk/id5.html

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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #49 on: November 03, 2012, 09:52:35 PM »


The coach clip ones are on the Ultima web site under bogies. I'm currently testing a couple of other types of mount. For the NGS and ATM bogies however there is an ATM NEM pocket pack specifically designed for the job:

http://www.atmwagons.co.uk/id5.html
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Perfect just what I need for my NGS Polybulks, might try these on some of the Farish stock which doesnt have them, e.g. VGA

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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #50 on: November 04, 2012, 12:16:57 PM »
Hi Alan, are your NEM Sockets available to purchase please. I would like to use the Dapol NEM Knuckle type couplings on a rake of the NGS HQAs and am hoping that I could convert the NGS kits to use your NEM sockets.    Thanks.


The coach clip ones are on the Ultima web site under bogies. I'm currently testing a couple of other types of mount. For the NGS and ATM bogies however there is an ATM NEM pocket pack specifically designed for the job:

Super Alan - thanks very much

http://www.atmwagons.co.uk/id5.html

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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #51 on: December 24, 2012, 10:14:53 PM »
Hi Alan,

Did you ever get any further with regards the actual 3D Printed Motor/Chassis?

I'm looking for an extended version of what you already built (i.e. a motorised bogie tower) with a 6.1 cm wheel spacing. (not a typo ... SIXTY ONE MILLIMETRE wheel spacing) for a project. Also possibly looking for free rolling with the same measurement.

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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #52 on: December 25, 2012, 08:32:21 PM »
Hi Alan,

Did you ever get any further with regards the actual 3D Printed Motor/Chassis?

I came a bit unstuck because of the 1.5/2mm shims used by the axle bearings and the thickness of the WSF. I've been given pointers to some suitable pinpoints but life has been far too busy to attack the problem again yet.
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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #53 on: December 25, 2012, 11:57:22 PM »
I came a bit unstuck because of the 1.5/2mm shims used by the axle bearings and the thickness of the WSF. I've been given pointers to some suitable pinpoints but life has been far too busy to attack the problem again yet.
Kind of understand most of that ... but thanks for getting back to me :-)

I know how you feel about life getting in the way. Hope you (and everybody else) has had a good Christmas.

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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #54 on: January 20, 2013, 03:39:55 PM »
Alan, where did you get the non-printed parts from for the chassis you built (i.e. Motor/Worms and so on)? Did you buy specifically, or did you have bits lying round?

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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #55 on: January 20, 2013, 08:48:36 PM »
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Re: 3D printed chassis experiment
« Reply #56 on: January 22, 2013, 07:04:38 PM »
Many thanks Alan for getting back to me with this :-)

For the benefit of anyone else ... http://www.nigellawton009.com is a direct link to Nigel's website and OH WOW does he have some serious bits of kit :-)

OO Gauge Axel Mounted motor ... and Hornby/Bachmann are still filling half a DMU interior with Motor!!!! WTF

 

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