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Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 19 April 2018, 17:57
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By IamDave
Bouncing around on the table now.

Going back to zero always. Hope to get to run a file tomorrow.
Just some fine tuning to do now. I used a porter cable on it for now. I am going to change it to a spindle later on. :):):)
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 11 April 2018, 15:40
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By IamDave
AYe! Yye My Eyes. Nice cold, fresh sliced...

AYe! Yye My Eyes. Nice cold, fresh sliced potatoes on the eyes does wonders.
I had that happen a long time ago, holding for a welder, watching the pretty little blue light reflect off the metal in a...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 10 April 2018, 06:15
Replies: 94
Views: 22,372
Posted By IamDave
You guys are way above, my knowledge level of...

You guys are way above, my knowledge level of machinery. I just keep reading, and learning little bits. After a while it sinks in, and I have that AHha! moment.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 09 April 2018, 13:10
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By IamDave
Little closer again 2 Steps Back 1 Step Forward

Okay was able to acquire some 3" Channel and 1.5" Tubing.
So I reworked the top as shown on the plans, Bolted the spoil board down securely and filled the holes. Added cross bracing for added...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 08 April 2018, 18:02
Replies: 45
Views: 2,211
Posted By IamDave
What are you making now, Yannick?

What are you making now, Yannick?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 08 April 2018, 17:58
Replies: 162
Views: 33,752
Posted By IamDave
I hope you get the problem worked out. You have...

I hope you get the problem worked out. You have more in motors, than I do my whole build already. I watched the videos-Nice.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 08 April 2018, 17:54
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By IamDave
Awesome! Keep Moving Forward.

Awesome! Keep Moving Forward.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 07 April 2018, 11:26
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By IamDave
Mike. Thank you for the new Z-mount. Much...

Mike. Thank you for the new Z-mount. Much appreciated.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 02 April 2018, 06:52
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By IamDave
I have seen one of those run. You are right, they...

I have seen one of those run. You are right, they are loud and scary.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 31 March 2018, 07:54
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By IamDave
That would be nice to see, how it is done. Just...

That would be nice to see, how it is done. Just for reference value. I don't think it has been shown on here.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 27 March 2018, 07:07
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By IamDave
No sir, I just did not understand the difference...

No sir, I just did not understand the difference when I ordered. Now I do. :o
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 26 March 2018, 22:11
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By IamDave
A Little Closer

Stupid Cold and Rain. Stuck Inside. Got a little closer today. Waiting on Mike to let me know how to buy the Universal Motor Mounts for the Z motor.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 25 March 2018, 21:59
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By IamDave
Thank you. I will do that.

Thank you. I will do that.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 25 March 2018, 18:41
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By IamDave
Do we just purchase another set of plans, if we...

Do we just purchase another set of plans, if we want to build another one? Or rather for each machine build, we purchase a set of plans for the right to build one.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 23 March 2018, 06:37
Replies: 688
Views: 48,837
Posted By IamDave
Good to know other people stand in the shop late...

Good to know other people stand in the shop late at night near midnight and ponder the next day, as well.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 21 March 2018, 17:03
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By IamDave
It's all okay, I am developing patience, waiting...

It's all okay, I am developing patience, waiting on parts. Starting to snow, cold 31 degrees, hail, rain, sunshine, wind. To much to climb in trees, to broke not to.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 21 March 2018, 05:47
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By IamDave
I know 10-40-014 does not show it. I was just...

I know 10-40-014 does not show it. I was just wondering. I read some posts earlier in the forum where some used tape there.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 21 March 2018, 05:40
Replies: 100
Views: 27,741
Posted By IamDave
I am thinking, this is not considered a relevant...

I am thinking, this is not considered a relevant thread---I am also thinking here I am using an angle grinder, an old 20 dollar drill press a welder I got cheap, and had to learn to use, and what...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 20 March 2018, 17:45
Replies: 230
Views: 27,138
Posted By IamDave
I am only going to say two words about your...

I am only going to say two words about your build. "Totally-AWESOME!" I am going to strive for my next build to be as awesome as yours.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 20 March 2018, 17:02
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By IamDave
I just crop them square in windows paint and...

I just crop them square in windows paint and resize them to 155 pixels. Save as jpeg.
PS: I think buying the kit from Mike is a big savings and adds quality overall, since it is the main part of...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 20 March 2018, 16:19
Replies: 45
Views: 2,211
Posted By IamDave
Yannick. How long is the z slide rack on yours? ...

Yannick. How long is the z slide rack on yours? I cut mine 11.8 inches on an 18 inch tooled plate. I only drilled 2 holes to hold it on. I get confused on the drawings as to the length options.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 20 March 2018, 16:15
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By IamDave
Getting started is the hardest part, I think....

Getting started is the hardest part, I think. Good Luck.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 20 March 2018, 11:55
Replies: 67
Views: 12,676
Posted By IamDave
Chuck can you post a picture of your "Mechmate",...

Chuck can you post a picture of your "Mechmate", for me. or point me to a pic on the forum?Thank you.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 20 March 2018, 11:43
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By IamDave
Does anyone place double sided tape, behind the...

Does anyone place double sided tape, behind the rack on the z-axis? Or is it metal to metal? Got the holes tapped in the rack finally.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 17 March 2018, 05:57
Replies: 45
Views: 2,211
Posted By IamDave
I like the way you used the square tube on the...

I like the way you used the square tube on the gantry, for the wires.
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