Barrel Stabilization

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Re: Barrel Stabilization

Post by Youngjae Bae » Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:30 pm

The connection point and stroke speed of the linear actuator have changed, changing the underlying data and re-creating the frame.
You can see the results of this later. :mrgreen:

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Re: Barrel Stabilization

Post by Youngjae Bae » Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:27 am

The final value was calculated for the proven weight and torque balance.
I will remove the existing weights and install a new one weighing about 3.6 kilograms. :mrgreen:

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Re: Barrel Stabilization

Post by Vince Cutajar » Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:27 pm

Received the MPU9250 motion tracker from Spain. Downloaded an Arduino sketch from the internet just to test it.
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The pitch and roll readings seem to make sense. The yaw reading is another story. Need to see exactly what's happening with the yaw by going in the code. Plan for now is to use the pitch readings for the barrel stabilization and the yaw readings for the turret stabilization.

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Re: Barrel Stabilization

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Re: Barrel Stabilization

Post by Christoffer Ahlfors » Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:57 pm

That translates to a glass of schnapps on the barrel of a 1/6th Chieftain, doesn't it?
Klotzen, nicht kleckern (Guderian on panzer tactics, but the way I interpret it - it applies to a great many things in life)

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Re: Barrel Stabilization

Post by Robert Reid » Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:55 pm

I will make this pledge...

For everyone who ends up with Barrel Stabilization on their tank... I will send you, gratis, a 1/6th scale Beer Mug so you can demonstrate this!

I know you will pull it off!!! And it will be my pleasure to send the beer mugs, just to see your stabilized tanks in action!

Cheers,

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Re: Barrel Stabilization

Post by Vince Cutajar » Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:09 pm

I know you will pull it off!!!
I wouldn't hold my breath too much on that.

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Re: Barrel Stabilization

Post by Robert Reid » Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:00 pm

Vince Cutajar wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:09 pm
I know you will pull it off!!!
I wouldn't hold my breath too much on that.

Vince
I just wouldn't bet against the creativity and skills of this crew!

Care for a wager? I'll put quart of Vermont's finest maple syrup against whatever you got... 12 months and they pull it off!

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Re: Barrel Stabilization

Post by Youngjae Bae » Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:49 pm

I am confident that we can implement actions such as video because we already have PWM communication.
My wife is rooting for me that when I finish this, she will put a small soju glass (more than beer in Korea) into the barrel herself.
I have been waiting for parts for over a month at Alliexpress, interpreting the mechanical relationship several times a day. :D

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Re: Barrel Stabilization

Post by Christoffer Ahlfors » Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:29 pm

I think we are on a mission here! :D
Klotzen, nicht kleckern (Guderian on panzer tactics, but the way I interpret it - it applies to a great many things in life)

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