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Forum: 50. Toolheads Wed 05 October 2011, 19:34
Replies: 47
Views: 22,609
Posted By dragonfinder1
noise

I'm going to get a 2.2kw spindle water cooled. My question is not on cooling, but rather noise. These little guys run 10-24K rpms. I'm looking for something that is a lot quieter than my Milwaukee...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 01 August 2011, 08:29
Replies: 1,580
Views: 262,419
Posted By dragonfinder1
Kobus Maybe this has already been covered,...

Kobus

Maybe this has already been covered, if you plan to visit more than two National Parks ( there are 6 or 7 near Moab ) you should get a yearly pass. It costs about $50 (USD), otherwise it...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 02 August 2010, 07:46
Replies: 1,580
Views: 262,419
Posted By dragonfinder1
I've changed several chucks on Milwuaukee and...

I've changed several chucks on Milwuaukee and Dewalt drills and the screw that holds the chuck on is left handed and the chuck is right handed. I've never broken the screw, but they usually have lock...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Wed 21 July 2010, 08:31
Replies: 54
Views: 9,427
Posted By dragonfinder1
I think the lure of a serial number is valid, and...

I think the lure of a serial number is valid, and I think it helps one keep on track during the building process. It's kind of a carrot to help one want to finish the MM.

When we sell where we...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 20 July 2010, 20:27
Replies: 54
Views: 9,427
Posted By dragonfinder1
Scott, Dennis and I waited until all three of...

Scott, Dennis and I waited until all three of ours were finished before we asked for numbers. If I would have asked for a number when I finished mine it would have been in the mid 20's
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 13 July 2010, 07:03
Replies: 1,580
Views: 262,419
Posted By dragonfinder1
Marius Here in the U.S., if we do some work...

Marius

Here in the U.S., if we do some work for someone and they don't pay, we can put a labor lien against the property. They have to clear all the liens before they can sell the property. If you...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 29 May 2010, 07:12
Replies: 160
Views: 28,370
Posted By dragonfinder1
Sergio I can't help you on that one, I cut 6...

Sergio

I can't help you on that one, I cut 6 - 10 mm on a pass and the only time I burn a bit is when I have too small a chip load, never burned one with too big a chip.

Good luck'
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 28 May 2010, 20:12
Replies: 160
Views: 28,370
Posted By dragonfinder1
Here's a link to the one I use ...

Here's a link to the one I use

http://www.vortextool.com/images/chipLoadChart.pdf
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 28 May 2010, 13:33
Replies: 160
Views: 28,370
Posted By dragonfinder1
Do a google search for chip load calculators,...

Do a google search for chip load calculators, there are many free ones. They will help with the burning of the wood or the tool. Most likely is that you are turning your tool too fast, and or feeding...
Forum: 50. Toolheads Thu 06 May 2010, 08:17
Replies: 5
Views: 2,147
Posted By dragonfinder1
Nils You would have to define too quickly,...

Nils

You would have to define too quickly, yesterday I did 30+ tool changes. All with the same 1/4" collet. I broke one collet removing the collet nut to put it on a 3/8" collet and the another...
Forum: 50. Toolheads Wed 05 May 2010, 20:17
Replies: 5
Views: 2,147
Posted By dragonfinder1
The 3/8" collet is Milwaukee pn 48-66-1000....

The 3/8" collet is Milwaukee pn 48-66-1000. Amazon has this for about $17.25, From Milwaukee it costs $ 26.45 + shipping. The nuts are 44-40-0095. At Amazon they are $ 16.26, from Milwaukee they are...
Forum: 50. Toolheads Wed 05 May 2010, 12:15
Replies: 5
Views: 2,147
Posted By dragonfinder1
Collets for the milwaukee 5625 router

I have the 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" collets for my router, but I would like the metric collets as well. Is there anyone out there that has the part numbers for the metric collets?
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Mon 03 May 2010, 09:00
Replies: 7
Views: 2,178
Posted By dragonfinder1
I've built many trailers, each one to suit the...

I've built many trailers, each one to suit the needs of the moment, and they all worked as they should have. I probably won't build another one. By the time you add up all the costs for all the parts...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 30 April 2010, 11:45
Replies: 550
Views: 112,556
Posted By dragonfinder1
Alan You should post a link to the article...

Alan

You should post a link to the article on your web site, if it's on line, or scan it and put it on your web site if it's allowed. I think it would be good for business.


( second post,...
Forum: The Market Place Mon 19 April 2010, 19:16
Replies: 93
Views: 31,135
Posted By dragonfinder1
I've seen it. The 2 hp spindle and this changer...

I've seen it. The 2 hp spindle and this changer is what I'm interested in.
Forum: The Market Place Mon 19 April 2010, 10:44
Replies: 93
Views: 31,135
Posted By dragonfinder1
Well you could if this thing worked.

Well you could if this thing worked.
Forum: The Market Place Tue 13 April 2010, 10:34
Replies: 93
Views: 31,135
Posted By dragonfinder1
Just giving this a bump. Any news on this? If it...

Just giving this a bump. Any news on this? If it really works and is in production I would be interested. So far, looks like a good idea that didn't really work out.

Dave
Forum: Utility software Thu 25 March 2010, 09:05
Replies: 5
Views: 3,790
Posted By dragonfinder1
I've been using it for some time and love it....

I've been using it for some time and love it. Also I use the laser zeroing tool for the "x" "y" axis as well.

http://www.cnczone.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48752
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 25 March 2010, 09:00
Replies: 202
Views: 43,313
Posted By dragonfinder1
I use mostly 1/4" cutters. I use mostly dimension...

I use mostly 1/4" cutters. I use mostly dimension lumber and come as close to nesting as I can, so any cutter than that won't work. I also use 1/8" and 3/16" cutters plus ( v-bit cutters that are...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 24 March 2010, 20:33
Replies: 202
Views: 43,313
Posted By dragonfinder1
I've thought about compression cutters, I just...

I've thought about compression cutters, I just haven't had the nerve to cut 3/4" wood in one pass. People do it all the time, I just haven't tried it yet.

I'm not breaking cutters because of...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 23 March 2010, 21:36
Replies: 202
Views: 43,313
Posted By dragonfinder1
I used to buy carbide cutters, spiral cutters...

I used to buy carbide cutters, spiral cutters when I could find them. That got real expensive in a hurry. I would break one every couple of days or so. Then I went to carbide tipped, but the finish...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Mon 15 March 2010, 09:24
Replies: 26
Views: 4,960
Posted By dragonfinder1
So how do we add our pin? Mine and forksdad need...

So how do we add our pin? Mine and forksdad need to be added.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 12 March 2010, 20:27
Replies: 1,580
Views: 262,419
Posted By dragonfinder1
I have small boards on each side of the spoils...

I have small boards on each side of the spoils board, helps keep the chips off the floor and easier to clean up. I don't normally run the dust collector when I'm using v-bit cutters, they don't make...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 11 March 2010, 22:19
Replies: 152
Views: 41,049
Posted By dragonfinder1
We used 3/8" diameter bolts mostly everywhere...

We used 3/8" diameter bolts mostly everywhere except for the rails which are 5/16". Miscellaneous bolt sizes in other places that are not structural.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 04 March 2010, 20:09
Replies: 152
Views: 41,049
Posted By dragonfinder1
All three have a 60" x 120" cutting surface...

All three have a 60" x 120" cutting surface available. All three have 20 awg wire to the motors. Mine has G-540 drive, the other two have G 203v's.

Mine made the first cut on 11/2/2009

Dennis...
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