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Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 28 October 2018, 03:38
Replies: 91
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Posted By David Bryant
Thanks for the hint search turned up ...

Thanks for the hint search turned up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3e94UGi_F5g
with the link to MachScreen
I then edited 1024.set and got the OEM Zero B and DRO B installed on my first page....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 27 October 2018, 18:48
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Added Fourth Axis

Hi
I dusted off the Mech Mate, It was desperately in need of some maintenance as I would not oil any of it while cutting fiberglass as the risk of contaminating the work was so great.
I have put a...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Fri 23 June 2017, 05:38
Replies: 5
Views: 3,626
Posted By David Bryant
I was cutting fiberglass foam fiberglass / epoxy...

I was cutting fiberglass foam fiberglass / epoxy panels (80kg/m3 foam) with straight carbide router bits. This left the chipped foam and glass in the cut eliminating the need for tabs and lots of...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 07 April 2017, 01:42
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Boat build coming together

A few photos of the progress.
Cheers
david
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 10 March 2017, 18:16
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Thanks Ross Shame you aren't on the west coast...

Thanks Ross
Shame you aren't on the west coast will need a crew, it folds up and goes on a trailer might have to go see the barrier reef,
Cheers David
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 09 March 2017, 21:40
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Talking Yacht makes it to the front yard to be assembled

Hi
Long time no post....
I am doing the final assembly of the 8.5m long by 6m wide three hulled Farrier F85.

Mech mate is covered in dust and rust spots as I don't oil it to decrease...
Forum: The Market Place Fri 01 January 2016, 18:24
Replies: 13
Views: 5,813
Posted By David Bryant
Hi Gary Was the Garden Studio shown on your...

Hi Gary
Was the Garden Studio shown on your site designed for flat packing? Was it made on the Mech Mate?

David
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 21 August 2014, 20:50
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Thats the boat but not my shed...

Thats the boat but not my shed...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 20 August 2014, 04:23
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Boat Progress

Boat is a Farrier F85 8.5m long

Shown on its side. all MDF and Fiberglass panels cut on MM.

I cut slots in the Aluminium mast on the weekend by mounting it next to the base board of the MM....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 23 February 2014, 18:18
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Batterns added and Foam

Batterns are attached to the form frames.

10mm Corecell foam is added to the batterns by 1500 screws in recesses cut by mech mate.
This holds the hull shape for classing.
Top of hull half to...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 21 February 2014, 05:51
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Hi Tom Not much to see as it is in the box. ...

Hi Tom

Not much to see as it is in the box.
Top left is air out with a valve to close for transport and keep bugs out. Old 19mm corrugated conduit as long air outlet pipe.
Air inlet is top...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 21 February 2014, 04:00
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Thanks for the pressure warning. I am only...

Thanks for the pressure warning.

I am only vac bagging not infusing. The glass is wet out by the resin by hand then put in a plastic bag and the vac pump is switched on. It is possible for these...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 20 February 2014, 18:12
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Hi Darren my vac bag setup uses two (one small...

Hi Darren
my vac bag setup uses two (one small and one larger ) old refrigerator compressors as vacuum pumps. I have an old aircraft manifold pressure gauge to indicate absolute pressure attached...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 20 February 2014, 17:55
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
Hi Ros I am using Corecell a closed cell foam....

Hi Ros
I am using Corecell a closed cell foam. West system epoxy. I vacuum bag the flat sheets onto a flat table putting fiberglass or carbon on both sides at once. Peel ply is on the outside of...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 19 February 2014, 17:55
Replies: 91
Views: 22,110
Posted By David Bryant
MM update and boat progress

Hi Folks
I have not posted for a while but often follow some threads.

I updated the MM with a replacement computer. Windows Vista as I owned the operating system already on a clean...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 31 October 2013, 17:49
Replies: 198
Views: 30,009
Posted By David Bryant
Hi Mich Your wife could so relate to...

Hi Mich
Your wife could so relate to mine........

I am in Perth
PM if you want to chat.
Cheers
David
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Fri 30 August 2013, 13:31
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Views: 663
Posted By David Bryant
Anyone in Turkey Antalya

Hi all
Any mechmates near Antalya? I am visiting the area for three weeks
Regards
David
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Fri 16 August 2013, 02:45
Replies: 2
Views: 1,687
Posted By David Bryant
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Thu 15 August 2013, 19:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,687
Posted By David Bryant
Where is that acrylic letter

A while ago I saw a stunning Clear plastic letter displayed in someones build thread, I think.

Anyone know where it is?

Thanks David
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 08 August 2013, 06:04
Replies: 268
Views: 44,800
Posted By David Bryant
Hi Ross Yes your boards are a lot harder! my...

Hi Ross
Yes your boards are a lot harder! my boat foam is mostly 80 kg per Cubic meter and I support it in more than a few spots. Ninety percent + of the cuts I do are 2d not 3d
I am also using...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 07 August 2013, 20:25
Replies: 268
Views: 44,800
Posted By David Bryant
Hi Red Probably a lot less air our "thin lines"...

Hi Red
Probably a lot less air our "thin lines" are 1/8 inch so the machine is more efficient decreasing volume needed per piece.
10mm going to each of the four vacuum cups gives some volume so a...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 06 August 2013, 07:11
Replies: 268
Views: 44,800
Posted By David Bryant
Hi Red Fat lines and four restrictors going to...

Hi Red
Fat lines and four restrictors going to the fat lines from the central distribution point, not one way valves.
Last I did was a solid aluminium rivet with a thin hole drilled in it. hole...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 31 July 2013, 01:29
Replies: 268
Views: 44,800
Posted By David Bryant
Hi Red Are the four vacuum hold downs plumbed...

Hi Red
Are the four vacuum hold downs plumbed in parrallel?
Or, do you have four series orifices in the lines?
The latter would allow a single loss of vacuum to not get the whole peice free to...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 22 July 2013, 03:58
Replies: 719
Views: 89,348
Posted By David Bryant
Would only change the spacers under the V rollers...

Would only change the spacers under the V rollers at worst.
Are you using a spindle? (Rather than a router with the mounts close together)
If so my first guess would be that you would not need...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 22 July 2013, 03:37
Replies: 719
Views: 89,348
Posted By David Bryant
Bargain I would have gone that path had I known. ...

Bargain I would have gone that path had I known.
Check your spider drawings I dont think it is a change other than the mounting hole spacing.
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