New moco rig finished.

Here is the new rig with the improved boom section.

Comment by Don Carlson on February 1, 2013 at 11:21am

Sick rig, man.

Comment by Animator on February 1, 2013 at 11:26am

Thanks Don.

Comment by Duane Petrie on February 1, 2013 at 12:32pm

Holy cow!

WOW that looks awesome. It's too bad you don't live closer to Phoenix, or vice versa. I would love to take that baby for a spin.

Comment by Animator on February 1, 2013 at 12:35pm
Thanks Duane.
Comment by Bruno Razum on February 3, 2013 at 1:15pm

just Wow, that is some bad ass rig. 

Comment by Angus Lamont on February 3, 2013 at 1:58pm

Impressive!

Comment by Animator on February 3, 2013 at 8:19pm
Thanks guys.
Comment by Duane Petrie on February 3, 2013 at 9:22pm

Hey Douglas, I'm not sure if you posted this already or not, but do you mind sharing how many hours you think invested into this project so far? I'm most curious specifically about production, not so much research, etc.

Comment by Animator on February 4, 2013 at 4:25am
Hey Duane,
I would say the hours so far are in the hundreds.
Comment by Hendrikus De Vaan on February 9, 2013 at 5:13am

Hi Douglas,

I wondered what your coupling looked like on the head axis etc. What sort of bearing assembly did you use?

I am currently designing my own MoCo rig.

Also, did you find the Phidget Nema - 17's to have adequate torque for swing rotation etc? Do you use planetary gear box ones, or standards?

Sorry for the bombardment of questions. It appears I have fallen into a rather deep rabbit hole with this new venture.

Regards,

Harrie

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