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Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Fri 15 September 2017, 21:14
Replies: 3
Views: 1,585
Posted By digger
Check out Polyboard software. It is parametric...

Check out Polyboard software. It is parametric and is able to generate dxf...

Milosh
Forum: The Show Room Tue 28 March 2017, 20:53
Replies: 9
Views: 2,884
Posted By digger
I don't see them as well. :(

I don't see them as well. :(
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 17 January 2017, 13:34
Replies: 411
Views: 49,208
Posted By digger
Al looks great. It would be nice to see it...

Al looks great.

It would be nice to see it while cutting. :)
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sun 01 January 2017, 23:15
Replies: 18
Views: 4,971
Posted By digger
Thumbs up Happy new year!:)

Happy new year!:)
Forum: Troubleshooting Sun 06 November 2016, 18:13
Replies: 11
Views: 4,562
Posted By digger
So, here is update. As mentioned before,...

So, here is update.

As mentioned before, first I tighten the timing belts. Think, it changed something. Then, when I cut those lines I realized that their width is not 1/2" but a bit more. I can...
Forum: Troubleshooting Fri 04 November 2016, 18:55
Replies: 11
Views: 4,562
Posted By digger
Was busy lately and out of garage but I was able...

Was busy lately and out of garage but I was able to do something. Tighten all timing belts and make more lines. :) I realized that cutting with a 1/2" endmill doesn't leave a groove of same width but...
Forum: Troubleshooting Tue 01 November 2016, 18:42
Replies: 11
Views: 4,562
Posted By digger
It is strange that clamps didn't come to my mind,...

It is strange that clamps didn't come to my mind, to use them to fix it. Tomorrow will try that as well as to tighten timing belt. Have to check what type of timing belt I ordered.

You know, what...
Forum: Troubleshooting Tue 01 November 2016, 15:29
Replies: 11
Views: 4,562
Posted By digger
Parallel lines are not cut in the same direction....

Parallel lines are not cut in the same direction. But they are cut conventional, not upcut.

Tried before to cut circle upcut, and got positive error.

Hmm. Wiggling with a rod. This is tricky...
Forum: Troubleshooting Tue 01 November 2016, 11:54
Replies: 11
Views: 4,562
Posted By digger
Unhappy Acceleration is very conservative. I can not...

Acceleration is very conservative. I can not recall now but I am not that crazy about the speed. I cut were cut at about 120-150 IPM. Test lines, as well, same speed. Depth is about 1/16".

Error...
Forum: Troubleshooting Mon 31 October 2016, 16:03
Replies: 11
Views: 4,562
Posted By digger
Pulling whatever is left of hair and no solution

Hello fellow MechMaters,

Started cutting some circles, and noticed they are not the size they are suppose to be. Circle is real circle, not ellipse, but it is a bit short in diameter. Tried to...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 20 August 2016, 10:03
Replies: 241
Views: 38,261
Posted By digger
plywoon no more, but wood - under the machine. :)

plywoon no more, but wood - under the machine. :)
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Thu 11 August 2016, 05:09
Replies: 9
Views: 4,701
Posted By digger
Thanks Andrew. I think I will go that way....

Thanks Andrew.

I think I will go that way. It is right way to do so many holes with spindle. As soon as I start to cut, I will post some photos.

Milosh
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Sun 07 August 2016, 23:54
Replies: 9
Views: 4,701
Posted By digger
It looks that spiral cutting is a logical choice....

It looks that spiral cutting is a logical choice. I had an impression that with drill it is going to be faster. Maybe, but there is no reason to look for a bearing change prematurely.

Thanks for...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Sat 06 August 2016, 06:13
Replies: 9
Views: 4,701
Posted By digger
Making 700+ holes?

I will have to make about 700+ holes in baltic birch 1" thick. Hole size is 1/2" and 3/4". How would you do it considering the number of holes? Drilling or spiral cutting? Feeds and speeds?
...
Forum: Human Interface Devices (HID's) Thu 04 August 2016, 12:34
Replies: 4
Views: 5,051
Posted By digger
What about dust? Do you have some sort of...

What about dust? Do you have some sort of ptotection?

Milosh
Forum: General - MM Build Wed 30 March 2016, 10:15
Replies: 258
Views: 95,491
Posted By digger
Somebody may find it useful, so here the are. :)

Somebody may find it useful, so here the are. :)
Forum: General - MM Build Wed 30 March 2016, 05:51
Replies: 258
Views: 95,491
Posted By digger
Here it is again. Hope this time is working. :) ...

Here it is again. Hope this time is working. :)

http://www.workbenchmagazine.com/main/wb280-caddy03.html

http://www.workbenchmagazine.com/main/wb280-shuttle-video.html

I just copied links...
Forum: General - MM Build Tue 29 March 2016, 05:41
Replies: 258
Views: 95,491
Posted By digger
To save out backs

http://www.workbenchmagazine.com/mai...tle-video.html

http://www.workbenchmagazine.com/mai...0-caddy03.html
Forum: General - MM Build Fri 15 January 2016, 06:37
Replies: 258
Views: 95,491
Posted By digger
Another inspirational. Check out their projects ...

Another inspirational. Check out their projects

http://www.cncrouting.co.uk/projects/
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 18 December 2015, 09:25
Replies: 983
Views: 103,932
Posted By digger
Thanks Pete. As allways, read to share. :)

Thanks Pete. As allways, read to share. :)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 18 December 2015, 08:53
Replies: 983
Views: 103,932
Posted By digger
Pete, I have a King 2Hp DC, and thinking of...

Pete,

I have a King 2Hp DC, and thinking of using it in Bill's design. How much did you divert from original plan / calculations for 2Hp any motor /impeller, to fine tune it for Jet one?
...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 18 December 2015, 08:35
Replies: 983
Views: 103,932
Posted By digger
Pete, What is the power of motor and the...

Pete,

What is the power of motor and the size of impeller you use for your DC? To me, it looks like it is not 5HP. Am I wrong?

Thanks,
Milosh
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Sat 10 October 2015, 10:34
Replies: 1
Views: 2,363
Posted By digger
http://www.lstechnologies.ca ...

http://www.lstechnologies.ca

Geminigassprings.com
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Fri 09 October 2015, 13:21
Replies: 16
Views: 4,087
Posted By digger
Robert, when you cut rough melamine with 3/8...

Robert, when you cut rough melamine with 3/8 compression, is your speed also 200-220ipm?

Ger, a bit of a digression of the subject. What is the limmiting factor of spindle's rpm? Is it bearing...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Fri 09 October 2015, 11:45
Replies: 16
Views: 4,087
Posted By digger
Robert, agree with you 100%. If the time is not...

Robert, agree with you 100%. If the time is not constrain, this is the way to go.

Ger, I managed to get way better results. Thing is that I raise speed to max, to 1800, and lower the feed to...
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