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cfastie "This is a really helpful report. You broke some new ground (but no cameras) and added lots of good information. You might be right that the line j..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
mathew "I was able to download the mesh from 123D catch. If it proves equivalent, then maybe that's the free way to get the model. We'll have to ask duri..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
hagitkeysar "I love the distorted grass image. " | Read more » about 8 years ago
mathew "Of these options, the rubber band holds the firmest-- simplest and cheapest, though rather ugly looking. @cfastie's points about pins are good one..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
tonyc "The other option was the zip tie only method from all my little pendulum rig notes. You snug up a zip tie as tight as you can, then slide if off th..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
tonyc "another thought is using a rubber band wrapped around the dowel, then clamped with a small zip tie. The combination of pressure from the tie on the..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
cfastie "Wooden dowels are widely available, but they also vary widely in quality. Oak and sometimes maple dowels are fairly reliable and birch, poplar, and..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
ranon "Thanks for the input Chris! The reason I have been using wooden dowels is for their wide availability (can be consistently found at any craft, har..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
cfastie "With some rig/camera combinations and with certain wind conditions any of these techniques could work. I might use any of them if I assembled the r..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
mathew "Your suggestion is to continuously pan, and then increment the tilt? That is sensible. One reason why we were doing a separate pan and tilt mechan..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
cfastie "A weakness of spring powered, egg timer powered, or rubber band powered KAP rigs is that they don't stop panning to take each photo. As long as the..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
mathew "that is a very heavy tail. I got a similar recommendation of putting a 15' fuzzy tail on the levitation over at the KAP forums: http://arch.ced.be..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
mathew "The wire might not be visible, but I had the wire through the PVC, and wrapped the line around that. It worked great. " | Read more » about 8 years ago
ranon "Thanks Chris! I'll reverse that nylon insert nut. Yes it does! That's one of the great features in Fusion 360, there's a plug-in that actually let..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
tonyc "For oblique shots, there's a simple way to hang a miniball tripod head off the bottom of a pendulum. Did you use the wire to connect the PVC to t..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
cfastie "That looks really good. The components look just like the ones I use. I think the nut might be reversed. The nylon insert nut has the nylon part on..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
ranon "Hi Chris, Just made a couple changes to the Saturn V model and they should be all updated to Thingiverse. Are these the correct components and ..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
cfastie " I kinda like the switch on the Riffle and now I know that it is something to pay more attention to. But I guess it adds much more complexity that ..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
donblair "Chris, This is such a beautiful project! The lapse rate calculation is so fun to see. Quick reactions: That power switch goof is annoying. I w..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
cfastie "Ranon, This is really excellent stuff. That's a great idea to use exploded diagrams for assembly instructions. The Saturn V Rig has a few places ..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
ranon "@cfastie What illustrations from this model could help you with your instructions? " | Read more » about 8 years ago
dbenjamin "@eustatic thanks for the notice. I deleted the whole map, I'll try to come back to it when I have more time. " | Read more » about 8 years ago
eustatic "hey, d great work here I noticed that your mapknitter of this project was stalling https://mapknitter.org/exports maybe because you've got 131 p..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
Rural "Magic Lantern seems to run on the EOS M and has an intervalometer. I can't recommend Magic Lantern enough. I've got an EOS 600D/T3i that I much pre..." | Read more » over 8 years ago