Routing a Magracing track.

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Routing a Magracing track.

Post by kiklo » Tue 12. Feb 2019 18:15

Hi. I am starting testing with a new way of laying down the magline. I am having trouble getting the 'Keld metode ' consistent and good enough.

Going to route a 4mm track then 3d print a 4 X 4mm infill with the magwire within.

Altenate printing with magnetic pla and see if I can get the right tracktion.
Also thinking of printing lanechangesections with mag.pla.

I will be back with progress if any....
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Re: Routing a Magracing track.

Post by kiklo » Wed 13. Feb 2019 10:48

Routing the OSB board is a nightmare. Due to the uneven structure it is impossible to get some nice straight routing.

So instead of struggling i used a 6 mm bit and let it slip-slide, thinking it would leave a useful track of 4 mm in the middle.
It seems to work I just have to cut the worst places with an x-acto knife.
The uneven track will hold the pla-track n place.
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Re: Routing a Magracing track.

Post by WesR » Wed 13. Feb 2019 20:03

I think you are making an easy job difficult Kim. Glue the wire down - plaster it level. Job done!

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Re: Routing a Magracing track.

Post by kiklo » Thu 14. Feb 2019 18:48

You are probably right Wes, but not everyone has a black belt in plastering.
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Re: Routing a Magracing track.

Post by Keld » Thu 14. Feb 2019 23:10

That OSB board aint worth to use, throw it out an buy a mdf. And stop waiting time with that printing.

When i can get a good driwing 1/24 i will use my lasercutter to make the slot to the wires, it is easy to do and very precise.
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Re: Routing a Magracing track.

Post by kiklo » Sat 16. Feb 2019 07:59

Sure Keld, MDF is way better, I just had these leftover by hand.
And these sections I make are reusable, I can just pop them out and use them om a new track.
BTW when you use laser, can you cut a slot only or will you cut all through?
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Re: Routing a Magracing track.

Post by kiklo » Sat 16. Feb 2019 08:35

My 40cm sections with wire.
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Re: Routing a Magracing track.

Post by Keld » Sat 16. Feb 2019 14:41

I can engrave, and adjust the laser power to go as deep as i want to
See some of my stuff here on the front page: https://butik.slotworld.dk
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Re: Routing a Magracing track.

Post by kiklo » Sat 16. Feb 2019 16:11

Track layout is down. Now spotguing and some infill at the worst spots along the track.
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Re: Routing a Magracing track.

Post by kiklo » Sat 23. Feb 2019 11:57

No way you can drop plastering on OSB boards. ☺️
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