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Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 20 May 2018, 20:02
Replies: 108
Views: 10,127
Posted By MetalHead
Glad to hear that you isolated your issue! That...

Glad to hear that you isolated your issue! That is a strange problem for sure. So you are planning to continue with direct drive now that you fixed them?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 01 May 2018, 05:04
Replies: 108
Views: 10,127
Posted By MetalHead
I moved you to MechMates Already Cutting! ...

I moved you to MechMates Already Cutting!

So you say your table stripped both x axis set screws?

Make sure the hole on the gear truly matches the shaft size.

Also make sure your springs are...
Forum: The Market Place Wed 25 April 2018, 05:22
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By MetalHead
MechMate Laser Cut and Bend Files

I have decided to make the Laser Cut and Bend files available for sale.

Price will be $200.00 US.

I have been getting a lot of interest both in the US and globally for these files.

These...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 02 April 2018, 04:14
Replies: 27
Views: 1,472
Posted By MetalHead
Looking good! Welcome!

Looking good! Welcome!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 27 March 2018, 05:17
Replies: 108
Views: 10,127
Posted By MetalHead
I do not ask for the plans to be purchased again....

I do not ask for the plans to be purchased again. You are restricted to building a machine for yourself. I will allow more than one.

And what Pete said is true, cost a bit to keep the forum...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 16 March 2018, 03:23
Replies: 34
Views: 1,613
Posted By MetalHead
Go for it - Glad to see you getting started.

Go for it - Glad to see you getting started.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Fri 16 March 2018, 03:22
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By MetalHead
Glad to see you getting started!

Glad to see you getting started!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 13 March 2018, 18:20
Replies: 108
Views: 10,127
Posted By MetalHead
I will pm you

I will pm you
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 06 March 2018, 05:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By MetalHead
Glad to hear from you! All the best to you...

Glad to hear from you!

All the best to you in your new adventures as well!

Mike
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 27 February 2018, 05:18
Replies: 108
Views: 10,127
Posted By MetalHead
http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=75...

http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=75712&postcount=39

I caught in the thread above that the Gecko's on that 134 board are not hooked up correctly.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 27 February 2018, 05:03
Replies: 108
Views: 10,127
Posted By MetalHead
I have been out for a few days, but here are a...

I have been out for a few days, but here are a few threads worth reading.

http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=54035&postcount=37...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 13 February 2018, 04:30
Replies: 47
Views: 3,000
Posted By MetalHead
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Motors & their mountings Tue 13 February 2018, 04:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,773
Posted By MetalHead
The plates are .25 or 6.35 mm. ...

The plates are .25 or 6.35 mm.

http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3354&highlight=motor+plates
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 13 February 2018, 04:26
Replies: 451
Views: 76,067
Posted By MetalHead
Robert you must have a VFD to make the 3 phase...

Robert you must have a VFD to make the 3 phase spindle run. The VFD converts single to three phase and controls the speed of the spindle.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 06 February 2018, 04:31
Replies: 47
Views: 3,000
Posted By MetalHead
Looking great! Like the progress.

Looking great! Like the progress.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 02 February 2018, 17:10
Replies: 451
Views: 76,067
Posted By MetalHead
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PQprhr9NBU ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PQprhr9NBU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQoL2MWYluM
https://buildyourcnc.com/Item/spindle-inverter-2!2kw-spindle-novfd

I think any design today should be on...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 02 February 2018, 17:00
Replies: 451
Views: 76,067
Posted By MetalHead
http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25...

http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2526&page=8

Look here for one.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 01 February 2018, 04:29
Replies: 451
Views: 76,067
Posted By MetalHead
Robert, I think he meant for you to read...

Robert,

I think he meant for you to read the list to see who has a water cooled spindle installed.


Je pense qu'il voulait dire pour vous de lire la liste pour voir qui a une broche refroidi...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 24 January 2018, 06:05
Replies: 47
Views: 3,000
Posted By MetalHead
Progress looking great. Glad to see build posts!!

Progress looking great. Glad to see build posts!!
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 18 January 2018, 09:50
Replies: 47
Views: 3,000
Posted By MetalHead
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 18 January 2018, 09:48
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By MetalHead
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: 70. Control Systems Mon 15 January 2018, 05:07
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By MetalHead
Acorn and Clearpath

I have been reviewing this setup.

I think this is a good next step combination for the MechMate.
http://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy/acorn_cnc_controller.html
...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 15 January 2018, 04:59
Replies: 94
Views: 24,107
Posted By MetalHead
Acorn ...

Acorn
http://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy/acorn_cnc_controller.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qvD5GuJUxI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5KSTO8YWkE

Clearpath...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 15 January 2018, 04:50
Replies: 94
Views: 24,107
Posted By MetalHead
I have also been reviewing the Acorn controller....

I have also been reviewing the Acorn controller. I was wondering if the 23 motors needed any gear reduction. I see here that the 23's with our belt drives work great.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 07 January 2018, 04:33
Replies: 108
Views: 10,127
Posted By MetalHead
I suggest you reach back out to PMDX and let them...

I suggest you reach back out to PMDX and let them know you have the PMDX 134 board. He will tell you the correct cable, but I suspect it is this one:

http://www.pmdx.com/HDR26Ribbon-18

and for...
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