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okuma

Member Since 20 Feb 2006
Offline Last Active Mar 28 2015 06:49 PM
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In Topic: Aquatica Gear pitch

24 February 2015 - 05:10 PM

No I have not used one before.

I found out about them from a presentation at our U/W photo club.  The presenter has used them.

Back ground info: I ran a large gear manufacturing company for three years and do have some insight into gearing.

Think about how much pressure you would have to exert to deform a plastic gear tooth and think about how much force is requires to turn a lens ring.

If interested, pm me and I'll put you in touch with the guy who presented at our club.

 

Cheers


In Topic: Aquatica Gear pitch

21 February 2015 - 07:16 PM

Camera gearing is not a high speed or torque application!

 

Quick and easy = http://tinyurl.com/njvotuq


In Topic: 3D Printed Focus Gearing for 7-14mm (Nauticam)

15 February 2015 - 09:46 PM

Easy way:

http://tinyurl.com/ndoemtp

 

Shim up the id to get gear tooth engagement.

don't sweat the pitch or tooth profile; very low rotational resistance.


In Topic: Any news on the restrictions for 3 Sisters Springs?

08 February 2015 - 06:47 PM

Contact "Birds Diving", Crystal River.


In Topic: Diving Blue Heron Bridge in October; Advice???

15 January 2015 - 08:22 PM

Inquire at Reef Photo for recommendations.

They advertise on this site.