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86533

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

That does work. But can you do that using home shop equipment? I am a big fan of 3D printing technology but I think it's best use is for making things that
Chris Albertson
4:56 PM
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86532

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

There may be metal gears available still for the Nikon Ske fine focus - I replaced the gear for one I bought in 2002 not too long after I bought it but I don't
osage_archer
3:49 PM
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86531

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

Or an even simpler solution - don't buy the Nikon Ske microscopes. I have two earlier Model 'S' Nikons with the separate coarse and fine focus - no plastic
merv.hobden@...
11:58 AM
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86530

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

Our Victorian ancestors had an even better technology for copying - called electrotype. Produce a female mold of the object and coat to give a conductive
mervhob
11:49 AM
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86529

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

If someone had a good gear in hand, the simple way to make a copy of it. Is not 3D printing. Simply make a mold. Coat the good gear in a thin mold release
Chris Albertson
10:14 AM
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86528

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

I bought a couple of Shapeways diatoms, in silver. They're very nice, but the punctae resolution isn't indicative of printing quality as the diatoms are far
Mark Papp
10:13 AM
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86527

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

Hi Dan I'm not familiar hands on with 3D either, just passing on what have seen created via this route. Pop over to a site like Shapeways they seem to do a
triops56
9:27 AM
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86526

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

I'm sorry to bust like this David, but I have a question. I don't know much about 3-D printers which you can tell from the question I'm about to ask. How do
danrx12000
9:20 AM
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86525

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

Hi The latest options from sites like Shapeways also include options to produce the final result in metal of choice, various grades of steel, bronze brass etc.
triops56
9:08 AM
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86524

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

The recent poster seems to be using a stereolithography process, where UV light is used to selectively cure a liquid resin. Stereolithography printers have
dmmartindale
8:39 AM
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86523

Re: Nylon gear for Nikon Model S

Hi Smith, A few months ago I brought up the same subject of 3D printing a plastic gear for my Nikon S, and posted my pictures on that mechanism. But all
Ricardo Tsukamoto
Apr 25
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86522

Re: Image of Surprised Young Woman at Microscope

On the other hand, *creating* videogames employs lots of computer science geeks and digital artist types. I spent 8.5 years working for a now-defunct game
dmmartindale
Apr 25
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86521

Re: Image of Surprised Young Woman at Microscope

Wide range of resolutions? Not really. In fact, the highest resolution image in that group is only 729 x 360, just 250K pixels. It would be nice to have access
Larry McDavid
Apr 25
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86520

Re: Image of Surprised Young Woman at Microscope

That is a very interestin' observation - if you look at employment in highly skilled industries, such as optics, the number of female employees was always
merv.hobden@...
Apr 25
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86519

Re: Fluorescent-Studies; Using a Cheap 532nm Laser

Hi Rich, Please allow a comment with a differing view. "...tremendously decreases the cost of doing very high-end immunology lab tests by substituting a
Ricardo Tsukamoto
Apr 25
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