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Forum: General - MM Build Mon 01 June 2020, 08:15
Replies: 6
Views: 4,833
Posted By silverdog
IMHO the original free donation was a good...

IMHO the original free donation was a good choice, I made a donation greater than the requested fee. I'm sure every builder did the donation, but I don't know how many fees from people who just...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 08 May 2018, 04:56
Replies: 35
Views: 20,124
Posted By silverdog
inverter power supply are ok, better a single...

inverter power supply are ok, better a single bigger one than one for each motor ... but a simple transformer rectifier and condenser is better than the above. Stepper drivers, those kits have the...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 08 May 2018, 04:40
Replies: 35
Views: 20,124
Posted By silverdog
Motor inductance is a key factor, it should be as...

Motor inductance is a key factor, it should be as low as possible. I would never buy a motor with more than 6mh inductance. High inductance inhibit fast accellerations and speed. Planetary gearboxes...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 08 May 2018, 04:31
Replies: 35
Views: 20,124
Posted By silverdog
An economic but effective breakout board (I think...

An economic but effective breakout board (I think Danilo was talking about it)
https://www.ebay.it/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=5+Assi+CNC+Breakout+Board&_sop=15 from england ... or from...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sun 24 September 2017, 05:02
Replies: 6
Views: 5,803
Posted By silverdog
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=50&v=O...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=50&v=ORJ-Q3TFW5o
and this with ESTLCAM that has a very acreactive price and the trochoidal strategies
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Fri 22 September 2017, 06:12
Replies: 6
Views: 5,803
Posted By silverdog
I think it's an alchemy of the right elements and...

I think it's an alchemy of the right elements and right mesure.
Trochoidal milling is the fundamental elemet, but you need the right chip load, the right ramp cutting .... I still need to study :-)
Forum: CAM Tue 05 September 2017, 05:08
Replies: 3
Views: 10,938
Posted By silverdog
Parametric CAM for Rhino-Grasshopper

It worth take a look :-)

https://github.com/fellesverkstedet/Bark-beetle-parametric-toolpaths
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 05 September 2017, 05:05
Replies: 6
Views: 5,803
Posted By silverdog
Steel cutting at high speed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i61cy7aAi8A&pbjreload=10


Since Mechmate is a stronger shopbot ... :-)

give a look at this CAM too :-)...
Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Fri 14 July 2017, 06:11
Replies: 6
Views: 8,135
Posted By silverdog
uhmm ... I think pololu are a bit underpowered...

uhmm ... I think pololu are a bit underpowered for a nema34 ... if you want to try that solution, use at least the drv8825 which have a maximum output of 2.5 Amp pay attention to the specification,...
Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Wed 05 July 2017, 16:06
Replies: 6
Views: 8,135
Posted By silverdog
Dave, here a solution to connect any drivers you...

Dave, here a solution to connect any drivers you like to those boards :-)...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Fri 28 April 2017, 02:55
Replies: 6
Views: 4,976
Posted By silverdog
Benvenuto :)

Benvenuto :)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 23 April 2017, 15:46
Replies: 100
Views: 151,326
Posted By silverdog
the whole set of pictures:...

the whole set of pictures: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10211309040497638&set=a.10211308929854872.1073741910.1109014643&type=3&theater
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 23 April 2017, 15:39
Replies: 100
Views: 151,326
Posted By silverdog
A work made by Antonio Iaccarino of Equilibrarte...

A work made by Antonio Iaccarino of Equilibrarte (on his Machmate) on a reproduction of Emperor Augusto fro Musei Capitolini ....
Forum: CNC motion control software Wed 19 April 2017, 12:20
Replies: 7
Views: 8,921
Posted By silverdog
UCCNC 2017 ... don't use anymore mach3 ... was...

UCCNC 2017 ... don't use anymore mach3 ... was easier to explan in mach3 in uccnc i use P1 button - M200 macro but I liked the mach3 solution ...
Forum: CNC motion control software Wed 19 April 2017, 09:29
Replies: 7
Views: 8,921
Posted By silverdog
Great work on Auto Zero tool. :-) I have one...

Great work on Auto Zero tool. :-)
I have one question I could not find thr answer myself, I use a laser cross-hair pointer to set the X-Y workpiece start point. In Mach3 I added a button and two...
Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Mon 17 April 2017, 11:07
Replies: 6
Views: 8,135
Posted By silverdog
GRBL firmware and bCNC

I am testing GRBL Arduino firmare with bCNC control software https://github.com/vlachoudis/bCNC/wiki ... Kitchen Table testing for the moment :) ... but I am realy impressed on haw the open source is...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 17 April 2017, 10:22
Replies: 550
Views: 231,259
Posted By silverdog
Hi guys :-) ... same old story on the v-wheels...

Hi guys :-) ... same old story on the v-wheels against linear guides :-) I remenber and understood what Gerald pointed out once ... Linear guides are much more complicated to mount, if you don't get...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 15 January 2017, 15:25
Replies: 8
Views: 6,074
Posted By silverdog
:-) very shining ... looks like transparent...

:-) very shining ... looks like transparent enamel .... but I think he is the only one who can answer that question ...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 15 January 2017, 13:44
Replies: 8
Views: 6,074
Posted By silverdog
there is not much descriptions in that tread .......

there is not much descriptions in that tread .... what are your questions ? I think many can answer it here ...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 01 January 2017, 14:34
Replies: 6
Views: 5,264
Posted By silverdog
:) yes ! Thanks Gerald, happy new year !

:) yes ! Thanks Gerald, happy new year !
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 21 December 2016, 01:13
Replies: 100
Views: 151,326
Posted By silverdog
No I just cutted with the Mechmate ... The...

No I just cutted with the Mechmate ... The designer is architect Marco Tonci Ottieri... The same of the Anathemic chaise longue.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 14 December 2016, 07:29
Replies: 100
Views: 151,326
Posted By silverdog
An Hotel Room Console

an interesting work ...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 20 August 2016, 10:37
Replies: 241
Views: 92,733
Posted By silverdog
looks like you don't use plywood anymore :-)

looks like you don't use plywood anymore :-)
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Sat 20 August 2016, 09:52
Replies: 8
Views: 17,462
Posted By silverdog
6mm one flute is my most used bit, I have used...

6mm one flute is my most used bit, I have used many times on much harder material than MDF and never had such an evident problems in 6 years.
The problem I had was that the mill was not properly...
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Thu 11 August 2016, 12:26
Replies: 8
Views: 17,462
Posted By silverdog
The 8mm mill cut perfectly ! (like never before)...

The 8mm mill cut perfectly ! (like never before) you can't see any sign of the multiple pass
So the problem was with the 6mm mill, I think. It wasn't mounted correctly on the chuck.
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