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Compact 12 Tool Umbrella ATC

Compact 12 Tool Umbrella ATC

This is a draft design for a compact umbrella style ATC tool carousel for TTS tools holders. It uses a geneva wheel mechanism for positioning the tools and a ball screw for the 200mm X travel. It’s very compact, only 450mm in total width and has a homing sensor for cross-checking geneva disk as well…

Stepper Motors for DIY Desktop CNC

Stepper Motors for DIY Desktop CNC

For my desktop mill CNC conversion, I gathered the following information: My mill is a PM-30 clone, so I gathered information on what other hobbyists have used with their Precision Matthews PM-30MV CNC conversions. Stepper Motor Sizing According to Bruce from Heavy Metal CNC in the USA, for the X and Y-axis, 906 oz-in (6.39…

Marine Vessel Tracking

Marine Vessel Tracking

Tracking the Vessel Brooklyn Bridge With the help of marinetraffic.com you can quickly embed code to track vessels at sea. Below is the live tracker for the vessel Brooklyn Bridge, MMSI Number 370458000 Brooklyn Bridge is a Container Ship that was built in 2010 (10 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Panama….

Cryptocurrency Prices

Cryptocurrency Prices

Below is the Crypto Currencies I follow and their latest prices in South African Rand (ZAR).

Dokan Store Shop Bank Details

Dokan Store Shop Bank Details

If you have set up you Dokan Store so that clients can not buy form multiple Vendor at the same time, it may be that you are not interested in split payments and want the Shop’s bank details to show on the checkout page when the shopper has chosen to pay with Direct Payment. The…

Your Child is part of the problem

Your Child is part of the problem

We all have seen how a small child can throw a tantrum, and when slightly older how they can negotiate something obscure. Well it by nature because there is no other leverage they have. You are bigger / stronger, provide the food and shelter, and have the money, right? Now you let this little brad,…

Radiofrekwensie Radiasie

Radiofrekwensie Radiasie

Ek is nou al goed keelvol om vir tegnies gestremdes en telekommunikasie belanghebbendes te verduidelik dat radiofrekwensie radiasie wel skadelik vir ons is.

Ready to Ship

Ready to Ship

My first two machines are ready to ship out of China. This will be my first endeavour with CNC retrofitting. With all this lockdown, starting December 2019 in China, then in March here in SA, it took months to get shipped. At least it’s happening now. Mill Lathe Also see: https://gussdavey.co.za/light-industrial-cnc-mill-for-under-r50k-part-1/ https://gussdavey.co.za/my-first-hobby-mill/ https://gussdavey.co.za/marine-vessel-tracking/

Home Automation Videos

Home Automation Videos

This is my YouTube playlist for home automated related videos. These videos is useful to watch if you are starting out with home automation and plan to be vendor agnostic / neutral / mix and match.

Light industrial CNC mill for under R50k (Part 1)

Light industrial CNC mill for under R50k (Part 1)

Desktop class, light industrial CNC mills like the Skyfire and Syil all cost between R100k and R200k. If you add to much non standard options, it easy shoots up top R300k. The objective is to have a worthy competitor for these machines, but at a cost of R50k. This is NOT one of these little…