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Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 07 February 2008, 09:12
Replies: 111
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Posted By GregA
cobra427mnsi, Yes, I think (assume) they...

cobra427mnsi,

Yes, I think (assume) they could, I will talk to them about it today(and end the assumption). I had them build me a motor mount bracket the other day that was 3/16ths. But I will...
Forum: Archives Thu 07 February 2008, 09:06
Replies: 151
Views: 35,515
Posted By GregA
I'm still interested in this if someone can send...

I'm still interested in this if someone can send me a mail with details of latest news...

Gregalb@gmail.com
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 07 February 2008, 07:57
Replies: 111
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Posted By GregA
http://www.emachineshop.com/ Download their...

http://www.emachineshop.com/

Download their proprietary cad program. Make your part file. Hit the request a quote button. Wow, look at those prices...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 06 February 2008, 14:49
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Domino11, A few months ago, I started making...

Domino11,

A few months ago, I started making the Mechmate part files into emachineshop files... Couple thousand dollars at least.

If anyone wants the work I started I will email them to you......
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 06 February 2008, 12:28
Replies: 111
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Posted By GregA
Doug_Ford, Small business is all grown up;) ...

Doug_Ford,

Small business is all grown up;) Approaching 20 million annual sales:D (I get big money get to keep little money;) ) (sigh another aside... I am at a level where a million dollar...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 06 February 2008, 10:07
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Well the next thing is gettig the table into the...

Well the next thing is gettig the table into the shop(the door is tall and narrow, so I am thinking fork table off of truck to door. Flip onto side on dollys, through door, then rll the dollys into...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 05 February 2008, 11:59
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Yeah, let me give another plug for Selders...

Yeah, let me give another plug for Selders Welding in Dundee Michigan. For my other activities, I drop off a drawing, I come back in the morning the next day, never pay more than $10 to $20 for the...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 05 February 2008, 10:41
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Back from welding supply for another part ...

Back from welding supply for another part

#1. Check
#2. Straight within the precision of my eyesight
#3. Was surprised, but within the precision of the tape measure I was using, table is dead...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 04 February 2008, 14:21
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Small Little Update;) ...

Small Little Update;)

http://lh5.google.com/gregalb/R6dzOl63aLI/AAAAAAAAAdo/uYKoNLqG2i4/s800/table1.jpg
Forum: Archives Sat 02 February 2008, 07:09
Replies: 151
Views: 35,515
Posted By GregA
Sign me up! 48131. Gregalb@gmail.com

Sign me up! 48131.

Gregalb@gmail.com
Forum: General - MM Build Mon 28 January 2008, 08:48
Replies: 96
Views: 35,687
Posted By GregA
I just considered another angle here. If you...

I just considered another angle here.

If you are a total noob to welding, like me for instance... Going to a fabrication shop to have the mechmate welded and painted, will only cost a few hundred...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 28 January 2008, 08:40
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Woo hoo, all projects are back on track. UPS...

Woo hoo, all projects are back on track. UPS o'clock with a few more parts on the way. Fuses for the test.

Still need... Laser Cut Parts. Have about 2.5 weeks before my table arrives, so...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 25 January 2008, 16:48
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
revved_up, Make sure you stop by my store...

revved_up,

Make sure you stop by my store (Swan Creek Candle) if you drive to Dundee;) I don't have extra materials anymore... Since it looks like I am rebuilding the control interface for a...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 25 January 2008, 16:34
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Yay!! Software problems fixed. Now I get to go...

Yay!! Software problems fixed. Now I get to go install the hardware only two days behind. Hope I can finish this up before I receive a machine enclosure (Candle machine #1) on Wednesday. On...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 25 January 2008, 10:14
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Nothing, nada nix. Spent all day yesterday...

Nothing, nada nix. Spent all day yesterday battling tech support personel (business software package) that presumed I was an ignorant no nothing luser. For that particular project, I am now a day...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 24 January 2008, 07:31
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Salenbien Welding, in Dundee Michigan. I...

Salenbien Welding, in Dundee Michigan.

I suspect about a $100 of the price I told you was delivery though...
Forum: Archives Wed 23 January 2008, 09:22
Replies: 11
Views: 3,867
Posted By GregA
Nothing easy is worth doing...

Nothing easy is worth doing...
Forum: Profiled (laser cut) & bent steel plate Wed 23 January 2008, 08:05
Replies: 24
Views: 11,129
Posted By GregA
Curt, Its been a couple of days, and I am...

Curt,

Its been a couple of days, and I am getting to a point where I need to get my laser cut parts going. Any word?
Forum: Archives Wed 23 January 2008, 07:57
Replies: 11
Views: 3,867
Posted By GregA
Well, here in the midwest, it would cost about...

Well, here in the midwest, it would cost about $3000 dollars to have a fabrication shop do ~all~ the welding (but not laser cutting) , paint and deliver the device. From there I leave it as an...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 23 January 2008, 07:41
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Received quote to have base table fabricated to...

Received quote to have base table fabricated to 1/16th of an inch precision, and painted. Build quality would be far in excess of what I would be capable. And they would deliver it on crate that I...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 22 January 2008, 11:07
Replies: 111
Views: 25,823
Posted By GregA
Well I did not make it to a test this week:(...

Well I did not make it to a test this week:( Tomorrow morning, I receive materials and I go out in the field for a week. I will only be able to check in for laser cut parts updates. I don't think...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Mon 21 January 2008, 10:15
Replies: 14
Views: 4,904
Posted By GregA
Gosh, if the 9v input takes AC, less risk of...

Gosh, if the 9v input takes AC, less risk of releasing the magic smoke if I connect it that way...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Mon 21 January 2008, 10:11
Replies: 333
Views: 97,514
Posted By GregA
JR Hatcher, The optical limit switches are...

JR Hatcher,

The optical limit switches are an easy circuit. They have four wires. Two of the wires are power, and two of the wires are signal. Knowing that, all you need to do is power the...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Mon 21 January 2008, 07:53
Replies: 333
Views: 97,514
Posted By GregA
Limit Switches - optical / mechanical / proximity

I was going through the factorymation website, and wanted to get an opinion from someone who had a working MM. They have a wide range of sensors, and by my reckoning it would cost ~$111+shipping to...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Mon 21 January 2008, 07:21
Replies: 14
Views: 4,904
Posted By GregA
I am connecting the usb cable to the 5v lead from...

I am connecting the usb cable to the 5v lead from the Antek power supply. Only thing for me right now is... I think I know the polarity coming off of the Antek, but I'm not 100% certain, and the...
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