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I bought my X winder a while ago, I have the first version.  Its been frustrating getting used to the software and its problems but rewarding in the long run.  I have concentrated more on building in natural fibres

Here is a triple asymmetric helix in Sisal/epoxy

Symmetrical triple helix in…

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Parameter A in the G code

Hello. Explain what the parameter A means in each frame of the G code please. G1 F4,00 Z21,35 S10,25 C112,81 A187,02  [MOVE LEFT END]G2 K40,00 F0,37 Z23,74 E2,17 Y0,12 R1,25 B42,65 U1,22 V2,39 H21,35 W0,12 S6,00 C163,00 A350,02 [CW ELLIPSE AT LEFT END]G5 K2,00 F2,39 Z21,35 E1,22 Y1,34 R21,55 B-65,09 U1,22 V2,39 H21,35 W0,12 S4,00 C30,00 A380,02 [DH G5 WITHDRAWL LEFT END]G1 F4,00 Z9,19 S10,25 C187,02 A567,05  [MOVE RIGHT END]G3 K40,00 F0,39 Z6,70 E2,17 Y0,12 R1,19 B-43,82 U1,22 V2,49 H9,19 W0,12…

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some improvements

I made this roller gluing two concave rollers and washers. This helps keeping the filament centered. I was having issues with the filament slipping out of the flat roller and getting stuck in the side. I'm thinking on buying a 3D printer and making all rollers like this

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Hello.Explain what the parameter A means in each frame of the G code please.G1 F4,00 Z21,35 S10,25 C112,81 A187,02  [MOVE LEFT END]G2 K40,00 F0,37 Z23,74 E2,17 Y0,12 R1,25 B42,65 U1,22 V2,39 H21,35 W0,12 S6,00 C163,00 A350,02 [CW ELLIPSE AT LEFT END…
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