Gears and Crankshaft Movement MASTER CLASS

I do not see how the outer small gears can mesh with the outside ring . I must have a better look later .

yes, it is not perfect, could not get it any better… sizing of gears and exact positioning is a drag in Creator…

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If you look at the the Vienna Studios effort you will Laugh .
I know what they are trying to do there is difficult but they charge £9 for their Faces .

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Thanks for the link.
I spent hours aligning the gears and their speed. I think I managed the inner ones quite well, but as soon as you add more gears it becomes difficult. Still working on square gears… although I do not like them, I want to get a running pair… stay tuned…

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There’s a pun in there somewhere! :smiley:

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I’ve learned a lot, and putting it all together (formulas thanks to @Zieneth, @russellcresser, @dazstacey, @petruuccios), here my latest creation :sunglasses: :
(Tap on the TX logo to open up the watch face, inspection open)

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Nicely done, it’s kind of weird to see the smaller gear rotating without to be connected to some part. But it seems to be working as it should.

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Yes, mechanically you would not be able to build it this way… the pole and the hands would not work either… I may change it, not sure yet…

update: added bar for the small gear.

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Here are some of my gears in action:

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Outstanding my friend! I think it would be extra special to see a rack an pinion for the slide :grin:
Fantastic comments by the way!

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hmmm, you got me thinking there…

I’m actually working on something, maybe I can reuse that:

TX-CR141

btw. the above watch face is now published: TX-CR141

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This is a really awesome thread guys! Amazing stuff!

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You may have it figured out already, but I thought I might pass this along anyway :slight_smile:

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Yes, thanks, been trying to do the rotation in both directions of the rack gear depending on a condition. But I was on the wrong track. It struck me this morning, that the rotation is the same as the vertical movement. Check the watch face now. Still not so happy, since the gear traverses the shaft of the hands…

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Attempt at square gears. My first versions looked like they were biscuits… :sunglasses:

Important seems to be position and size. Right gear is smaller and has dents on the sides. (open for inspection)

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Gears:


SQ11A3D


Gear_IN
NUT

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Looking good - I like the wire frame hands partcularly! I’ve been thinking of making Wankel rotor shaped gears for fun but have too many things going on at the moment to attempt. I’m still amazed at the quality of your gears!

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Gauss has made a Wankel geared watch….

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Just had a look at Gauss’ wankel watch - it’s amazing. I was thinking of gear teeth on the external rotor surface rotating inside a ring with internal teeth. As an ICE it obviously won’t work but with the magic of smart watches…

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If you ever need an oil pump…



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