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Old May 21, 2011, 05:39 AM
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If you're using 1/2" Hole saw Arbor, your Drill size must be 1/2"

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It can be used in 1/2 inch capacity drills and larger. The arbor has a 5/8-18 thread and can be used on hole saws from 1-1/4 inch and larger.
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Old May 21, 2011, 03:25 PM
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A Micrometer is widely used for precise measurement of small distances. I use a Micrometer to measure the thickness in materials like sheet metal or aluminum. You can also use a Micrometer to measure the diameter of a cylindrical shape or sphere.

Types of Micrometers:

Outside micrometer
(aka micrometer caliper), typically used to measure wires, spheres, shafts and blocks

Inside micrometer
, used to measure the diameter of holes

Depth micrometer
, measures depths of slots and steps.



This is a Starret T436XRL-9 Outside Micrometer from Amazon



This is a Metric "Caliper" style micrometer made by “Draper.” It’s manufactured from hardened stainless steel. Slider displacements are amplified by a rack and pinion mechanism and indicated on the dial. Four way measurement: internal, external, depth and step. Reading 0.02mm. Slider has lockscrew function. Display packed in plastic storage case.
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Old May 28, 2011, 05:06 AM
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Greenlee part # 730EBB-120 Last time I inquired, they were around $450 in the states + Large 3/4" socket wrench, and 2" socket. I wouldn't use anything less than 19" long socket wrench. Estimated purchase price of $550 new.

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Old June 7, 2011, 08:35 AM
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Avoid fraying your PSU cable sleeving ends by using a Heat Cutter for cable sleeving.

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This would be nice to own. CNC Shark Pro Plus Router, sold for $3,599.99 by ROCKLER



You can use the CNC Shark for carving, cutting, engraving, and etching hard materials that include, aluminum, MDF, wood, pvc, plexiglass, acrylic, and plastic.

You must supply a PC computer with USB 2.0 port and a Bosch Colt router (router sold separately). Simply connect the USB cable to the controller box and the other end to your computer (not compatible with Mac computers). The CNC Shark work table measures 28-1/2” wide by 36” long. The router itself can be moved over a 25” x 25” work path centered on the table. With its open end design work pieces longer than 36” can be placed into the machine, and continuous machining is possible with careful indexing of the workpiece. The table is much improved over the original Shark and Shark Pro in that its made of a blue anodized extruded aluminum channel which allows for great flexibility in clamping down workpieces. CNC Shark does include Vectrix CAM and 3D design software, but you'll want better graphics package like CorelDraw or Adobe Illustrator to create advanced artwork.
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I don't know if this thread is still active, but I was checking out Gups Stargate Pyramid Case Mod and saw that he used a CD/DVD Drive to open and close a panel. I can't figure out how the panel actually pushes out first and then rises. Plus, where can you get mechanical mechanisms like this for models so that we can use them for case modding?
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neveer even thought about punches, thats a dam good idea :P
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Old February 17, 2013, 05:35 AM
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I don't know if this thread is still active, but I was checking out Gups Stargate Pyramid Case Mod and saw that he used a CD/DVD Drive to open and close a panel. I can't figure out how the panel actually pushes out first and then rises. Plus, where can you get mechanical mechanisms like this for models so that we can use them for case modding?
Very clever idea, Thank you for sharing it!
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This Rosewill Hand Held Infrared Thermometer is real handy for measuring your PC temps, Rosewill RTMT-11001 Infrared Thermometer Review - Reviews - The Mod Zoo

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