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Add missing overhang to slide plate for better clamping ability

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Steve Cross 6 months ago
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Signed by: hairlesshobo GPG Key ID: A89EDFF0F5E08A30
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      Vixen Dovetail/vixen_dovetail_plate.scad

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Vixen Dovetail/vixen_dovetail_plate.scad

@ -83,6 +83,8 @@ $fn = 360;
show_dovetail = false;
rotate_final = true;
include_base = false;
include_slide_plate = true;
clamp_angular_width = calculate_vixen_angular_offset(clamp_height, channel_angle);
@ -103,12 +105,17 @@ if (rotate_final == false) {
color("red") build_slide_plate();
color("green") show_dovetail_bar();
} else {
rotate([90, 0, 0])
color("LightSkyBlue") build_base_plate();
if (include_base == true) {
rotate([90, 0, 0])
color("LightSkyBlue") build_base_plate();
}
translate([0, -30, base_width])
rotate([90, 90, 0])
color("red") build_slide_plate();
if (include_slide_plate == true) {
translate([0, -30, base_width+clamp_travel_overlap])
rotate([90, 90, 0])
color("red") build_slide_plate();
}
}
module show_dovetail_bar() {
@ -124,8 +131,9 @@ module build_slide_plate() {
difference() {
union() {
difference() {
// main plate
translate([slide_plate_offset_x, 0, base_thickness+kerf_margin])
cube([slide_plate_width, base_length, slide_plate_height]);
cube([slide_plate_width+clamp_travel_overlap, base_length, slide_plate_height]);
translate([clamp_thickness, -1, base_thickness])
make_base_vixen_dovetail_bar(base_length+2);
@ -135,7 +143,7 @@ module build_slide_plate() {
slide_plate_guide_offset_x = slide_brace_offset_x + clamp_thickness + clamp_travel_overlap;
slide_plate_guide_length = base_width - slide_plate_guide_offset_x;
slide_plate_guide_length = base_width - slide_plate_guide_offset_x + clamp_travel_overlap;
slide_plate_guide_radius = get_radius_from_apothem(slide_slot_depth-kerf_margin);
@ -149,12 +157,12 @@ module build_slide_plate() {
// bottom slide bolt hole
translate([slide_plate_offset_x-1, slide_slot_offset_y1, base_thickness])
rotate([90, 0, 90])
cylinder(slide_plate_width+2, d=slide_bolt_shaft_diameter);
cylinder(slide_plate_width+2+clamp_travel_overlap, d=slide_bolt_shaft_diameter);
// bottom slide bolt hole
translate([slide_plate_offset_x-1, slide_slot_offset_y2, base_thickness])
rotate([90, 0, 90])
cylinder(slide_plate_width+2, d=slide_bolt_shaft_diameter);
cylinder(slide_plate_width+2+clamp_travel_overlap, d=slide_bolt_shaft_diameter);
}
}

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