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Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 17 April 2018, 04:42
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By jeep534
Ivo I just saw the photos you just posted. how...

Ivo
I just saw the photos you just posted. how did you take them and or how did you resize them (make them smaller) I have many photos but all are too big......

thank you
archie
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 15 April 2018, 15:50
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By jeep534
I did some fitting (grinding ) on the Y car...

I did some fitting (grinding ) on the Y car scrounged up some all thread and nuts and put them in place almopst ready to start welding

archie
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 08 April 2018, 07:10
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By jeep534
I found a bolt at the hardware store and...

I found a bolt at the hardware store and countersunk the holes on the Ycar and set the depth on the drill press to do the ones on the gantry as well i am thinking of using 5/16 fine thread instead of...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 01 April 2018, 06:10
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By jeep534
maybe at some point i will post a video on how...

maybe at some point i will post a video on how the flywheel press brake works and maybe some of my other fabrication equipment as well. lets just say it is pretty violent and loud (and dangerous)...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 30 March 2018, 09:29
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By jeep534
Ycar

Folded up the Y car last night. tonight countersink the sides for the motor mounts. getting it ready to weld-up
Happy Hunting
archie
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 18 March 2018, 08:23
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By jeep534
Thans all of you. I am doing all the...

Thans all of you.

I am doing all the bending myself on a 15 ton verson press brake. The laser engraving did not come out very well. I have figured out the 4 bends on the Y car but not...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 13 March 2018, 05:17
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By jeep534
aw hell start the clock I bent some parts...

aw hell start the clock I bent some parts lol..... I forgot i have to make the pictures smaller to be uploaded
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 12 March 2018, 08:18
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By jeep534
Construction started in WV after 10 years in the making 5' X 9' cut size

I spent most of the day Friday at the laser cutters and came home with a pile of parts. I am starting with the Y-car.

Happy Hunting
archie


And the oddesy begins
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 12 March 2018, 07:20
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By jeep534
Mike, this is what i would like more info...

Mike,
this is what i would like more info on
thank you
archie
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 12 March 2018, 07:13
Replies: 84
Views: 7,420
Posted By jeep534
mike can i get more info on these Thank you...

mike can i get more info on these

Thank you
archie
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 10 March 2018, 21:21
Replies: 162
Views: 33,752
Posted By jeep534
wonderful job it gives me inspiration for getting...

wonderful job it gives me inspiration for getting on with my build

happy hunting
archie
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 01 March 2018, 18:09
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By jeep534
by parts what do you mean is there a problem or...

by parts what do you mean is there a problem or is this a general question these machines were assembled from parts from various sources and is it blue :-)

archie
Forum: The Market Place Sun 25 February 2018, 21:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,275
Posted By jeep534
i am also interested

i am also interested
Forum: Motors & their mountings Tue 13 February 2018, 04:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By jeep534
thank you mike archie

thank you mike
archie
Forum: Motors & their mountings Mon 12 February 2018, 13:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By jeep534
Castone how thick are the plates ...

Castone
how thick are the plates

archie
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 12 February 2018, 04:51
Replies: 189
Views: 20,934
Posted By jeep534
I am more intrigued with the cutting and milling...

I am more intrigued with the cutting and milling of the rails.

archie
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 11 February 2018, 07:02
Replies: 189
Views: 20,934
Posted By jeep534
the 3 minute video

Miguel,
Thank you for shearing. The 3 minute or so video has been a huge sorce of inspiration and motivation for me. I have had the plans for 10 years (when they were free lol) I have had...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 19 January 2018, 14:56
Replies: 94
Views: 22,372
Posted By jeep534
Brad, Thank you for explaining it in a...

Brad,
Thank you for explaining it in a way even I can understand and much better than I could ever articulate (big word) it

Happy Hunting

archie
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 17 January 2018, 21:35
Replies: 94
Views: 22,372
Posted By jeep534
"Beating the dead horse again" none of the low...

"Beating the dead horse again" none of the low end products close the loop at the computer there are some cards that can be put in the computer that allow closed loop at the computer. Gallile comes...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 13 January 2018, 06:56
Replies: 94
Views: 22,372
Posted By jeep534
Update questions

Bill,
It has been a couple of years since you have posted. do you have any updates, observations or reliability issues to report .

Thank you for posting your work and experiences....
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Mon 08 January 2018, 17:12
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By jeep534
here is the new standard in motion control. solid...

here is the new standard in motion control. solid and proven.
just my opinion as well.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rctky0qJ4_Y&feature=youtu.be

Happy Hunting
archie
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 07 January 2018, 15:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By jeep534
Welcome douglass

Welcome Douglas.
I too will be starting a 5x10 mechmate for use as a plasma cutter I am from Huntington WV, there is a wealth of information here. any questions just ask.

Happy Hunting...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 31 December 2017, 11:59
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By jeep534
comment for mike

Mike,
I would like to see you update and put more materials content on your website. I too have been away for a while and have recently acquired the equipment to complete the build (welder,...
Forum: General - MM Build Sun 31 December 2017, 09:39
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By jeep534
Availibility of Fabricated Z slide (ball screw and stepper for use on Mechmate)

Guys, And Gals
Has anyone found/used a prefabricated Z for the Mechmate planning to use a spindle and not a router.

I am just getting started and don't plan to use a spider plate...
Forum: The Market Place Sun 31 December 2017, 09:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By jeep534
Mike, thank you I am very interested in this...

Mike,
thank you
I am very interested in this
archie
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