I put the motor from a scanner on the slide from a printer. I got my
gears and mounted one on a motor to get the bed moving. It works great
pulling but it chatters when pushing so I'll be rethinking that. In the
latter part of this video, can see the z axis working with slide mounted
My extruder parts came and I mounted them on one of my motors. Please
ignore the fact the pictures are blurry or I will destroy you.
I was watching the ending scene where everyone is hanging out of the rooftop. As the camera pulled away from the actors I noticed something strange. The focal length of the camera was changed as the camera pulled away.
I decided to figure out where that was.
I knew it was in New York City somewhere because of the establishing shots. After watching the sweeping shots in and out of the picnic scene and looking for visual clues, I found it:
767 10th Ave, New York, NY 10019
It's the building wherein resides Sonny's Groceries.
I wish I would have captured some images from the DVD but the library wanted it back. Before that, however, I matched up my view from Google Earth to fit the frame as best matches it in the movie.
You will have to watch it yourself to see how well I did.
The whole city is a CG model and that rooftop is a fiction. Also, the tall building behind the one in the scene was made much shorter or removed altogether so the twin Clinton Manor buildings behind coul…
I got my chips to move the motor- gaze upon the magnificence here:
Thanks! Next up for sacrifice to my vanity is this lovely Dell printer/scanner:
See how I rip at its flesh to get to the juicy succulent innards!
I failed to mention the scanner that is forming the base of my 3d
printer yielded a nice cold cathode tube and voltage inverter I intend
to us as accent lighting. It runs on 12 volts and i have already tested
it. No picture yet..