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Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 19 June 2016, 12:32
Replies: 100
Views: 27,361
Posted By Regnar
Sergio, Just wondering if you made the...

Sergio,

Just wondering if you made the switch permanent and how you are liking the software. About to pull the trigger on purchasing hardware and software.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 10 May 2016, 16:25
Replies: 100
Views: 27,361
Posted By Regnar
Are you using Mach 4 or the UC software?

Are you using Mach 4 or the UC software?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 24 April 2016, 20:07
Replies: 414
Views: 34,753
Posted By Regnar
For keeping thin sheets down on the bed I like to...

For keeping thin sheets down on the bed I like to use shelf liner paper and spray adhesive. Apply the shelf liner to both your sheet of aluminum and table. Spray on some adhesive and basically glue...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 19 April 2016, 16:12
Replies: 414
Views: 34,753
Posted By Regnar
You should be able to find some plans for an DIY...

You should be able to find some plans for an DIY version of what is called a fog buster. I think what was the magic was pressurizing the coolant before injecting it into a airstream.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 17 April 2016, 11:52
Replies: 518
Views: 69,459
Posted By Regnar
I have the entry level GoPro Hero+. Its the one...

I have the entry level GoPro Hero+. Its the one with wifi so I can sit on the couch and see whats going on in the garage. Knowing what I know now I would have asked for the Hero 3 or 4. Its alot of...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 16 April 2016, 21:09
Replies: 518
Views: 69,459
Posted By Regnar
Here is a Time Lapse of my machine cutting out...

Here is a Time Lapse of my machine cutting out some plaques for the guys at work. I used a 1/8th endmill and a 30 degree Vbit. Machine was actually running at 100 ipm and the run time was around 3...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 29 March 2016, 20:07
Replies: 85
Views: 16,142
Posted By Regnar
Are you using a GoPro for filming? My wife just...

Are you using a GoPro for filming? My wife just gave me one for my birthday and looking forward to making some videos of my projects.
Forum: General - MM Build Sun 19 July 2015, 21:20
Replies: 258
Views: 86,277
Posted By Regnar
Thought this was pretty neat. ...

Thought this was pretty neat.

http://www.kapakmarket.com.tr/cnc-islemeleri/cnc-191-sehpa-uestue-figuer-seperatoer
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 15 June 2015, 12:31
Replies: 719
Views: 60,292
Posted By Regnar
I would but I am in a middle of a move back to...

I would but I am in a middle of a move back to Florida. When I used the setup wizard I did 2 outputs as the X axis and just reverted the one side so it would run the opposite direction.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 10 June 2015, 08:43
Replies: 719
Views: 60,292
Posted By Regnar
I hooked up the Estop but start and pause are...

I hooked up the Estop but start and pause are not. Most of the time I zero with the phone and hit start from it. In a production environment where you cut the same sheet all day long and paying...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 10 June 2015, 06:52
Replies: 719
Views: 60,292
Posted By Regnar
Bruce I have been using LinuxCNC for 5 or 6 years...

Bruce I have been using LinuxCNC for 5 or 6 years now. No special settings at all just run it like it installs. I did try to install a auto z zero but gave up. Probably the most out of normal thing I...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 09 June 2015, 21:18
Replies: 719
Views: 60,292
Posted By Regnar
I am not a Mach user but in Linuxcnc you can...

I am not a Mach user but in Linuxcnc you can switch between commanded and actual. Seeing the difference would drive me nuts. Prime example of driving me nuts would be this guys Dro. Cool project but...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 16 May 2015, 12:14
Replies: 23
Views: 3,302
Posted By Regnar
V wheels are free from compacted dust? Also...

V wheels are free from compacted dust? Also adding direction of the axis in the photos will help further with which axis is causing the trouble. Have you tried different speeds? Make a series of...
Forum: Troubleshooting Fri 15 May 2015, 21:28
Replies: 49
Views: 7,354
Posted By Regnar
If you are using Mach 3 and you speed and feeds...

If you are using Mach 3 and you speed and feeds are set to high for the machine it will get to approximate locations and shave off corners to maintain speed. Look for CV and try turning it off.
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Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 27 January 2015, 00:28
Replies: 399
Views: 63,296
Posted By Regnar
Have a look at your nodes in the part file. See...

Have a look at your nodes in the part file. See if the scallops somewhat represent what the nodes look like. Also try on a scrap piece a manual cut that goes diagonally. IE G1 x0y0, x45y45. See if...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 02 January 2015, 14:52
Replies: 414
Views: 34,753
Posted By Regnar
I also say dont give up. I have cut .032, .041,...

I also say dont give up. I have cut .032, .041, .020 with no problems also with a 1/8th O-flute. The aluminum I usually use comes with a protective covering on it that I spray adhesive down to a 3/4...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 02 November 2014, 00:47
Replies: 518
Views: 69,459
Posted By Regnar
Dale it is solid. The next one you guys see with...

Dale it is solid. The next one you guys see with all the sockets will be plywood as I dont want to waste a wood on the next one. Should be a full toolbox drawer or 24x36 in size.

Found the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 01 November 2014, 10:54
Replies: 518
Views: 69,459
Posted By Regnar
Fox, there is a 1/4 of the socket sticking up...

Fox, there is a 1/4 of the socket sticking up from the top of the holder. I don't think it would be hard but then again I have a don't work with grease on my hands. Most of the time I have gloves on...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 31 October 2014, 22:40
Replies: 518
Views: 69,459
Posted By Regnar
I have another Gremlin in the machine. This time...

I have another Gremlin in the machine. This time it is one of the X axis motors. Ruined a 2 hour job today as one of the motors tripped the protection on the Gecko Drives.

I think it is the motor...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 27 October 2014, 11:17
Replies: 981
Views: 88,615
Posted By Regnar
Thanks. I took a copy as well. This with some...

Thanks. I took a copy as well. This with some camber cauls and you should be set with most glue-ups. Thanks again.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 27 October 2014, 02:10
Replies: 981
Views: 88,615
Posted By Regnar
Not going to lie.....I will probably be stealing...

Not going to lie.....I will probably be stealing the ideal.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 25 October 2014, 23:56
Replies: 981
Views: 88,615
Posted By Regnar
Pete do you have a site that actually has one of...

Pete do you have a site that actually has one of these in use. Just having a hard time visualizing the setup. Thanks.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 25 October 2014, 19:21
Replies: 518
Views: 69,459
Posted By Regnar
AMTC stands for Aviation Maintenance Technician...

AMTC stands for Aviation Maintenance Technician Chief. It's a senior enlisted member of the United States Coast Guard.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 21 October 2014, 22:48
Replies: 518
Views: 69,459
Posted By Regnar
Thanks guys, Yes they are the Ron Paulk...

Thanks guys,

Yes they are the Ron Paulk work benches. I bought his plans awhile ago before all the new tables he has designed. I have to say it was a well need and great addition to the garage....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 21 October 2014, 09:45
Replies: 382
Views: 37,873
Posted By Regnar
I also use Blue Loctite. I even put it on the...

I also use Blue Loctite. I even put it on the shaft and pulley. It doesn't stop the pulleys from ever coming loose but makes it much further between tightenings. I have thought about putting tack...
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