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OpenScad Rack & Pinion generator

by racatack Jun 26, 2016
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Haha- I can relate, but from the other side of it. It would probably take me an hour or less to draw the rack and pinion I needed in CAD, but I figured there had to be a customizable setup on Thingiverse. Found the original http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5505 , and then spent the whole day hacking in openscad (never used it before)! But next time I need a rack and pinion (or to tweak my current project) it'll be smooth sailing...

Public Domain Involute Parameterized Gears

Oh I sooooo hate you right now. I just spent hours this week learning how to make a rack & pinion. Now that the projects done, this was exactly what I needed. Lol