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    Yeah, sorry - I didn't mean to oversimplify it...

    Yeah, sorry - I didn't mean to oversimplify it down to just the twin screws!

    It is very clever stuff IMHO - you can probably build just about any design with enough iron and enough HP to move it...
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    Yeah, sorry - I couldn't think of a more generic...

    Yeah, sorry - I couldn't think of a more generic name - balanced/twin-screw drive I suppose would fit. There must be a hell of a lot of moving mass in the columns on those big big girls - bring on...
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    It stands for Driven at the Centre of Gravity -...

    It stands for Driven at the Centre of Gravity - and basically involves putting two screws on either side of the mass you're wanting to accelerate so that you can get linear acceleration without any...
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    Does anyone do DCG machines of that size? I would...

    Does anyone do DCG machines of that size? I would have thought that rapidly accelerating a moving colum that large entirely driven at its base would be rather tricky - especially if it's cutting with...
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    Showing it with its clothes off really is porn! I...

    Showing it with its clothes off really is porn! I had always wondered how the really big machines were delivered. Were all the guts delivered in one pre-assembled chunk like that? And how many lorry...
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