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Sep 02, 2018, 06:34 PM
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Ah bugger! At least it's on the flange...
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Sep 03, 2018, 08:34 AM
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I need to get you down here and we can cut some aluminum molds
Sep 24, 2018, 06:27 PM
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Well after a bunch of redesigning the hinge slot cutter I came up with this ......

Works great!!!
Sep 24, 2018, 06:44 PM
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impressive. Post a video of your cutter in action.

Tom f.
Sep 24, 2018, 07:48 PM
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Jealousy meter moved sharply right...


My god that's cool Pete. Well done indeed. Right on.
Sep 24, 2018, 10:16 PM
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Well after a bunch of redesigning the hinge slot cutter I came up with this ......

Works great!!!
Dremel mounted in alloy bit.
the plastic bit rubs on surface of wing.
The mic sets the depth.

Cool setup I need one.
Sep 25, 2018, 10:18 AM
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I will make you one Gary
Sep 25, 2018, 10:49 AM
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Here's the first try
Sep 25, 2018, 11:00 AM
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Wow, that is quite a nice setup. But what is the scribed line that goes between the servo openings?
Follow up question: how are you holding hte wing in place on your frame while cutting?

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Sep 25, 2018, 11:16 AM
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That is a scrap Wing that I laid up a while back so I'm just cutting just to cut I'm holding the wing in place with vacuum I'll show you a pic.
After you vacuum the wing down you can adjust it this way then just snuggled down with the Wingnuts
Sep 25, 2018, 11:20 AM
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I have been getting all the tools I need ready to do a production run of the FPS so they're all consistent so I built this hinge cutting machine
Sep 25, 2018, 11:25 AM
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Great bit of engineering there Pete! Nicely done
Sep 25, 2018, 11:35 AM
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I ran out of Teflon so I tried machine and a chunk of uhmw for the guide I need to get an End Mill to cut the slots I was cutting it with a drill bit going really slow after drilling a bunch of holes worked okay and the Teflon but not the uhmw this part is taller and the slots are longer so I can cut a shallower slot. Another piece of scrap uhmw

Thanks Tom for the compliment
Sep 25, 2018, 11:51 AM
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Thanks Aaron
Sep 25, 2018, 04:04 PM
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Here we go I picked up an End Mill so I could cut the slots and made it out of Delrin AF and lengthen the slots so you can cut none or a bunch


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