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by GeneratriX
Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Machinery's Trivia :)
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Machinery's Trivia :)

First glance looks like a coupler...but I dont believe so. Me neither! :-) If you look again, you will see wear marks running perpendicular on the teeth, around the OD/circumference. So the outside has rubbed against another surface. Having CNC experience, this is indicative of being a tool of some...
by GeneratriX
Sun Jul 05, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Machinery's Trivia :)
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Machinery's Trivia :)

Happy birthday chap.. Thanks! It was a fun little party! :) I just launched a pyrotechnic device in your honor, Diego! Cheers! That explains it all, josehill... I was curious, because at first sight I thought someone was greeting to our National Futbol Team with fireworks, but then, on last minutes...
by GeneratriX
Sat Jul 04, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Machinery's Trivia :)
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Machinery's Trivia :)

Hey, by the way: Happy Independence Day to the U.S., and Happy Birthday to myself... yep... it is today! :-)
by GeneratriX
Fri Jul 03, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Machinery's Trivia :)
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Machinery's Trivia :)

vishnu wrote:It's a toothed coupler, typically used to connect a motor to something that needs power, like a pump or... Something! :P


Yes, I thought about it too, and I'm very familiarized with such kind of semi flexible couplers. But then, does not looks slightly too narrow the gap betweet tooths? :)
by GeneratriX
Fri Jul 03, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Machinery's Trivia :)
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Machinery's Trivia :)

Oskar45 wrote:No idea, but in the non-human world wheels (?) have evolved only once.


Hahah!, good point, Oskar45! ...we could consider it solved, because a wheel it is! :-)
Greetz!

P.S.: ...but now, seriously: anyone? 8-)
by GeneratriX
Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Machinery's Trivia :)
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Machinery's Trivia :)

robespierre wrote:looks a lot like a hole saw.


That was my first thought, maybe one with Quick-Lock or anything like that (look at the dual sided chamfer) but I'm still not sure. Anyone knows for sure? :)
by GeneratriX
Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Machinery's Trivia :)
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Machinery's Trivia :)

So, what is this thing? Do you know? Tell me! :)

Thing-01-H.jpg

Thing-02-H.jpg
by GeneratriX
Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Split from the Octane Hadrware Aggregator:
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Re: The Octane Hardware Aggregator

Hey guys, thanks for the warm re-welcome! Nice to see you all, foetz, zagnut, josehill, I'm glad to be in touch with you all! Let's be ready for more funny syntax, because i've not exercised too much my english lately! :D Out of joke: I'm very pleased, greetz! Thank you. I can't truly confirm, howev...
by GeneratriX
Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Split from the Octane Hadrware Aggregator:
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Re: The Octane Hardware Aggregator

zagnut wrote:I'll contribute...


Thanks, zagnut, it is added at the bottom.
Greetz for you and all the forum folks! ;)
by GeneratriX
Thu Dec 26, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Happy Holidays
Replies: 29
Views: 2205

Re: Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays, everybody!
by GeneratriX
Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:08 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Cool (open source) software you would like to see ported...
Replies: 728
Views: 65182

Re: Cool (open source) software you would like to see ported

Looks like it could be persuaded to work with IRIX... never tried myself anyway:

http://www.mtoussaint.de/qtdmm.html

http://www.mtoussaint.de/qtdmm2.html
by GeneratriX
Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:59 am
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: ...How To Clean Up CAD Blue-Prints To Print Out?
Replies: 122
Views: 14485

Re: ...How To Clean Up CAD Blue-Prints To Print Out?

vishnu wrote:Hobbing gears at my place of employ, back in the days when the "C" part of "CAD" was the guy's brain, and the I/0 device was his pencil.


Wonderful picture, a real piece of history.
by GeneratriX
Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:33 pm
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: Plugger 5.1.3
Replies: 22
Views: 2092

Re: Plugger 5.1.3

Did you have any success with plugger ? I was going to put up my pluggerrc file but I see it's about half "this works" and half "still needs help". A lot better than with the original, thanks. I'll try later to see if I can improve the things for another bit. But a lot better, t...
by GeneratriX
Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: Plugger 5.1.3
Replies: 22
Views: 2092

Re: Plugger 5.1.3

Did you have any success with plugger ? I was going to put up my pluggerrc file but I see it's about half "this works" and half "still needs help". Anyhow, here's a start : To be *really* honest, I think my NekoWare install is pretty much screwed. You know, I installed, re-insta...
by GeneratriX
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: Plugger 5.1.3
Replies: 22
Views: 2092

Re: Plugger 5.1.3

Read this first : http://vidalia-book-shelf.googlecode.com/files/The_Snow_Lion_and_the_Dragon.pdf Then we can continue. It's not perfect but neither is it the wooey-gooey emotion-laden slop that usually passes for discussion on that subject. Interesting. If it constitutes a quarter of the fun than ...

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