H960 repo stabiliser feet redux

Paul Anderson useddec at gmail.com
Sun May 24 03:03:21 CDT 2020

Very nice!!

On Sun, May 24, 2020 at 2:24 AM Steve Malikoff via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> Here's my conclusion to the H960 stabiliser feet thread from a while ago
> where I was after measurements of
> the originals. And thanks for all the help from cctalk (especially Noel)
> who supplied dimensions and photos.
> I finished these last year but moved on to other projects and hadn't
> returned to the list to discuss them,
> so I am doing that now. I made a pair each for my two H960's.
> The feet consist of welded steel load-bearing frames with a C-profile that
> fits snugly onto the H960
> base, a lower leg from a shelf bracket and a support strut. The leg is
> located by a steel bolt. The
> bolt has the head machined to a disc, I was going to turn the taper and
> machine the slot but I lost
> the photo of the original bolt that a listmember had posted so I left them
> at that. They could do with
> nickel electroplating sometime. The frame is super strong, although I have
> not physically loaded them
> to any great extent.
> The outer end has a threaded adjustable pad the same size (AFAIK) as the
> originals, which are still
> available. I found some correct size el-cheapo ones at the hardware store
> that did the job just fine.
> The frame is threaded for the pad post and a nut on the pad then locks the
> pad from turning.
> The outside aesthetics are taken care of with a 3D printed hollow shell
> modelled from the measurements
> of the original casting. It slides onto the leg and is secured by the
> bolt. The shell CAD model still
> needs some work to get the fit and front holes right, and a few other
> things but overall they look
> fine and obey the 6 foot rule. A few coats of satin black enamel helps
> hide the print layering a bit.
> Photo showing the frame (spray finished in silver epoxy primer, what I had
> at hand), the other frame
> inside a shell, and some of the test shells:
> http://www.surfacezero.com/g503/data/500/Stabiliser_feet_01.png
> As attached to one of the H960s. (I have yet to do the kick panel, may
> laser cut that sometime):
> http://www.surfacezero.com/g503/data/500/Stabiliser_feet_02.png
> Steve.

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