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    Default Video of my working woodchip unloader and conveyor belt

    Hi all

    Well many people asked to see a video of my working woodchip unloader and conveyor belt which forms part of my Superior paper plant. Now that I have worked out how to take a video and get it off my iPhone and have set up a YouTube account the below link takes to you to the video. At the moment the unloader is running on a pre-set program using servo controllers I purchased from Juergen at www.millumi.de but it can also run manually using joysticks with these controllers.

    Hope you like

    http://youtu.be/BbdR1DrAV88


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    Great job on that excavator!
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    sweet little feature within the complex

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    That is REALLY cool! Wow, there are some craftsmen hanging around this site!

    As one of the guys who demanded a video of this operation, I must say thank you for posting! Awesome work!
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    The guy in the excavator must be new at the controls. Not very smooth. I guess you'll just have to give him more seat time. Really nice. I always find it interesting and amazing with the things people come up with. That's one thing I like about this site. Again, nice feature.

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    This is an awesome project. Congrats on getting it all working.... In looking at your excavator and belt, I'm thinking this would be a perfect job for a couple of aurdinos

    Have you thought of putting a wiper on the belt under the head pulley to make the chips fall in the hopper better?
    Ed

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    Thanks a million for the video, amazing craftsmanship.
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    Well done.
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    Very nice. Thanks for sharing.
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    Amazing what can be done in n scale. Details please on how you animated it.

    I agree the motion is a bit choppy but it is tough when dealing with a small scale and not having the mass on the excavator boom that you would have in real life.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ngaugingnut View Post
    Amazing what can be done in n scale. Details please on how you animated it.

    I agree the motion is a bit choppy but it is tough when dealing with a small scale and not having the mass on the excavator boom that you would have in real life.
    Ditto, that would make a great how-to article.
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    Really amazing work! Great job.
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    That is really amazing. Thanks for taking the time to upload the video.

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