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Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 16 June 2018, 04:55
Replies: 31
Views: 6,617
Posted By jhiggins7
Ted, You might just win that "longest build"...

Ted,

You might just win that "longest build" award. I just looked at the Builder's Log and the current longest build (actually recorded) is just over 4 years. Keep going, it's worth it. I...
Forum: CNC motion control software Fri 01 June 2018, 05:07
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By jhiggins7
Nice follow-up, Pete. You might consider asking...

Nice follow-up, Pete. You might consider asking Otto to provide screen shots of his MACH3 setup screens. Also he didn't tell us which PMDX he's using.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 25 April 2018, 05:48
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By jhiggins7
Very nice. Looks like you got "posting photos"...

Very nice. Looks like you got "posting photos" worked out.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 23 April 2018, 05:32
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By jhiggins7
I adjusted the photo...a little fuzzy.

I adjusted the photo...a little fuzzy.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 20 April 2018, 06:16
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By jhiggins7
Pick the 640 x 480 size to start. Then you can...

Pick the 640 x 480 size to start. Then you can experiment with larger sizes. The system will reject your photo if it's too large. Gerald's post from years ago states the maximum size, but I'm too...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 18 April 2018, 05:42
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By jhiggins7
Archie, As recommended by Gerald many years...

Archie,

As recommended by Gerald many years ago, I downloaded IRFANVIEW and used it to resize the photos. I still use IRFANVIEW.

Just put IRFANVIEW in a Search Engine and download it from...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 16 April 2018, 04:52
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By jhiggins7
Go Archie! Let's see some photos, please. We...

Go Archie! Let's see some photos, please. We never get tired of seeing your progress.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 20 March 2018, 05:01
Replies: 68
Views: 14,294
Posted By jhiggins7
Nice! I see what you mean about being "busy". ...

Nice! I see what you mean about being "busy". Thanks for the tip on the valves. Maybe you could share a picture of your completed vacuum table setup. I'm one of those still "thinking" about a...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 19 March 2018, 05:19
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By jhiggins7
Here's a link to Gerald's post on the subject of...

Here's a link to Gerald's post on the subject of how to post photos (http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=4018&postcount=2)
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 13 March 2018, 04:46
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By jhiggins7
Okay, Archie. Go for it! As for "build...

Okay, Archie. Go for it!

As for "build duration", we don't start the clock until you actually begin construction. You are in the "pre-construction" phase. Of course this Builder's Log stuff...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Tue 13 March 2018, 04:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By jhiggins7
Welcome, Eric. Are you planning to build a...

Welcome, Eric. Are you planning to build a MechMate?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 11 March 2018, 05:54
Replies: 177
Views: 37,391
Posted By jhiggins7
Love your Z axis. Thanks for the great pictures....

Love your Z axis. Thanks for the great pictures. Is it your own design?
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 06 March 2018, 05:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By jhiggins7
Hey Gerald, great to hear from you. We think of...

Hey Gerald, great to hear from you. We think of you often and still celebrate the "machine" you designed and fostered.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 26 February 2018, 04:27
Replies: 108
Views: 10,312
Posted By jhiggins7
We're here and keeping an eye on your progress. ...

We're here and keeping an eye on your progress. Most of us tend not to post unless we have something to add. I'm anxious to see your completed machine, with logos, (you already have paint) and...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 12 February 2018, 04:46
Replies: 189
Views: 22,478
Posted By jhiggins7
Hey Archie, glad to see you posting about your...

Hey Archie, glad to see you posting about your build. I'm anxious to see how your "laser cut parts" experience goes.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 01 February 2018, 05:18
Replies: 451
Views: 76,535
Posted By jhiggins7
Robert & Mike, Yes, I misunderstood the...

Robert & Mike,

Yes, I misunderstood the question. Thanks for hanging in there Robert. Thanks for the help Mike.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 31 January 2018, 14:24
Replies: 451
Views: 76,535
Posted By jhiggins7
Robert, did I miss understand this question? ...

Robert, did I miss understand this question?

Is there any of you guys have ever set up...or knows one who has....set up a router table with one of those Chinese spindle / inverter combo ?!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 31 January 2018, 04:38
Replies: 451
Views: 76,535
Posted By jhiggins7
Good Morning Robert, Please refer to the...

Good Morning Robert,

Please refer to the Builder's Log (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SDSq8C8mQKJzp0oTrXtHcTYXp_QmFlYev9zRc1X2nZE/edit?usp=sharing). In the comments field, you will see...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 28 January 2018, 17:08
Replies: 230
Views: 30,310
Posted By jhiggins7
Looking forward to the logo's, Bilal. I'm ...

Looking forward to the logo's, Bilal.

I'm also considering cutting aluminum. Please keep us in mind when sharing your experiences. Speeds and feeds, cutters, hold down challenges, lubricants (...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 28 January 2018, 04:41
Replies: 230
Views: 30,310
Posted By jhiggins7
Looing really good. Thanks for the link to all...

Looing really good. Thanks for the link to all the photos. I see a "blue" machine and it's cutting. Slap some logo's on it and get a Serial Number.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 20 January 2018, 05:05
Replies: 47
Views: 3,140
Posted By jhiggins7
Well good. That's a tough job COMPLETE! I hope...

Well good. That's a tough job COMPLETE! I hope you're happy with the results.

Thanks for sharing more progress photos.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 19 January 2018, 05:15
Replies: 47
Views: 3,140
Posted By jhiggins7
Yannick, I see you've been around about 5...

Yannick,

I see you've been around about 5 years. Congratulations on your decision to build a MechMate and on your progress so far.


Regarding the skate. Do I see bolt ends at the far left...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Tue 16 January 2018, 04:58
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By jhiggins7
Wonderful. Are you using the Clearpath servos? ...

Wonderful. Are you using the Clearpath servos? If you don't mind sharing, which specific products are you going with?
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Tue 16 January 2018, 04:54
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By jhiggins7
Congratulations on your decision, Phil. Keep us...

Congratulations on your decision, Phil. Keep us posted. We love the "progress" pictures.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 14 January 2018, 05:21
Replies: 94
Views: 24,272
Posted By jhiggins7
Bill, Great to hear from you. I told Archie...

Bill,

Great to hear from you. I told Archie that you were a no-nonsense kind of guy.
Sounds like you are really getting a lot out of your MechMate. I look forward to those additional details...
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