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Author Topic: Red Dog's pit - I finally started  (Read 862928 times)

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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1500 on: December 28, 2017, 09:13:06 AM »
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My suggestion RD is to solder the wires direct on to the pcb, there is no need to use those high pins to soldet to.
if you solder direct to the pcb, you can lay down the wires neat and tifgt on each side.
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First I removed the connectors and soldered the wires straight on the PCB. That makes a smaller PCB and it allows better positionning inside the handle
To fix the PCB inside the casing I will probably use hot glue
That's what I did :)

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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1501 on: December 29, 2017, 12:07:19 AM »
It would be a big help to post some pics of everything, RD. Then we may be able to help figure it out.

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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1502 on: December 29, 2017, 02:34:09 AM »
Thanks dave,

but I have no real issue here - I always planned to use hotglue and it should work fine :)

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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1503 on: December 29, 2017, 06:09:58 AM »
RD,

How did you remove the switch top off the RDR Cursor?  I can't seem to figure that out?
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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1504 on: December 29, 2017, 07:23:45 AM »
there are 2 tiny screws. Located 90° apart
There are two corresponding hole in the finger guard
Mines are at 9 and 6 o clock

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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1505 on: December 29, 2017, 11:03:05 PM »
there are 2 tiny screws. Located 90° apart
There are two corresponding hole in the finger guard
Mines are at 9 and 6 o clock

Ah, there we go.  I managed to get mine off somehow.  But what size are those allen bolts?  Mine are either too small or too big? 
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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1506 on: December 30, 2017, 12:27:59 AM »
Thanks dave,

but I have no real issue here - I always planned to use hotglue and it should work fine :)
Roger that Olivier, the hot glue will work great. I use Velcro though just in case I ever have to remove it. Also, the thickness of the Velcro sometimes becomes an advantage as a standoff. Also makes a great insulator as you can usually cover the back of a PCB. But then again so does hot glue.

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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1507 on: February 06, 2018, 06:04:16 AM »
Hey guys,

Searching information in a 100 pages long WIP topic is far from easy. Very often you know some subjects of interest have been discussed in a guy WIP progress topic but you can't remember where.
To overcome that problem I spent a bit of time to create an index of my own WIP topic. I put it on the very first post of this topic with link in the relevant part of my progress:
http://www.viperpits.org/smf/index.php?topic=537.msg7062#msg7062

Hopefully that will help many of you.
And of course i will keep this index up to date as I progress

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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1508 on: February 06, 2018, 07:18:19 AM »
Excellent, thank you!

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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1509 on: February 06, 2018, 05:29:49 PM »
Great edit!

This should be standard method from now on. First post edited with the updates and an index.
All of us should do the same. Even me that my built is frozen and it doesn't have anything important to show,
I will do the same just for motivational reasons...

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Re: Red Dog's pit - I finally started
« Reply #1510 on: February 06, 2018, 05:30:11 PM »
Wow thanks for the effort RD!
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