H960 repo stabiliser feet redux

Rob Jarratt robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Sun May 24 03:12:10 CDT 2020

I could do with a pair of those at some point.  If anyone has any spare or makes any I would be interested in a pair.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> On Behalf Of Steve Malikoff via
> cctalk
> Sent: 24 May 2020 08:24
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Subject: H960 repo stabiliser feet redux
> 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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