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Forum: Profiled (laser cut) & bent steel plate Fri 05 December 2008, 20:16
Replies: 191
Views: 60,007
Posted By BHawthorne
My set arrived today: ...

My set arrived today:
http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=18519&postcount=63
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 05 December 2008, 15:55
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
The laser and bend parts kit arrived today. Looks...

The laser and bend parts kit arrived today. Looks good. :D

http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/9784/002jm4.jpg

Thought it might also be useful to show the tracking info. Not seen this posted in...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 03 December 2008, 16:51
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
Just checked the mail. Got my final 2 motors in...

Just checked the mail. Got my final 2 motors in the mail today. Now I have all four. Another step closer to doing the table top testing. Gotta work out the power supply issue next and get everything...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 03 December 2008, 15:05
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
I just got notification that my laser cut and...

I just got notification that my laser cut and bend parts have shipped.:D
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Mon 01 December 2008, 12:11
Replies: 17
Views: 6,626
Posted By BHawthorne
My interest is to merely have something I could...

My interest is to merely have something I could attach to the Hoffman case, wire to the 110 US and to the 4 G203V and the PMDX-122 without introducing unknown factors like building power supplies. I...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Sun 30 November 2008, 23:41
Replies: 17
Views: 6,626
Posted By BHawthorne
Got an email today from Antek:

Got an email today from Antek:
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 28 November 2008, 18:51
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
I went "window shopping" today at The Yard Store...

I went "window shopping" today at The Yard Store (http://www.yardstore.com/). They're a surplus metals yard. I think I'll be able to get most of what I need from there for the table. They have...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Fri 28 November 2008, 12:12
Replies: 17
Views: 6,626
Posted By BHawthorne
I take it the larger the enclosure the better...

I take it the larger the enclosure the better everything will fit in. :) I think I'll go with the Antek and document the build in detail, so anyone else like me can just read about my table top test...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Fri 28 November 2008, 10:48
Replies: 17
Views: 6,626
Posted By BHawthorne
My reason for mentioning Antek is that I'm pretty...

My reason for mentioning Antek is that I'm pretty ignorant about electrical wiring and am seeking the most simple bolt-on setup I can find. The less I have to build of the electrical side of things...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 28 November 2008, 10:33
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
Ah thanks. :)

Ah thanks. :)
Forum: 70. Control Systems Thu 27 November 2008, 20:38
Replies: 6
Views: 2,555
Posted By BHawthorne
Ah, good to know. It's been so long that my...

Ah, good to know. It's been so long that my memory was hazy about the order details. I got mine mid-december of last year.
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Thu 27 November 2008, 19:53
Replies: 17
Views: 6,626
Posted By BHawthorne
Copied from his personal thread: So far I...

Copied from his personal thread:

So far I have my PMDX-122, 4 G203V and 4 PK296B2A-SG7.2. I would like to be able to plug this system into regular US 110V home power. With that in mind, what...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 27 November 2008, 19:53
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
Just ordered the last 2 PK296B2A-SG7.2 I needed...

Just ordered the last 2 PK296B2A-SG7.2 I needed for the build. I need to dig around the thread to find a good shopping list to complete my box for the table top test.

So far I have my PMDX-122, 4...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Thu 27 November 2008, 19:35
Replies: 6
Views: 2,555
Posted By BHawthorne
I ordered my G203V's a year ago. I just saw this...

I ordered my G203V's a year ago. I just saw this thread. Are these 2 other 203V types something new? How am I sure I got the right G203V? I don't remember there being 3 kinds of 203V back when I...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Wed 26 November 2008, 09:59
Replies: 7
Views: 2,868
Posted By BHawthorne
LOL, you're right. I forgot about the Replicators...

LOL, you're right. I forgot about the Replicators in SG1.
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 25 November 2008, 20:34
Replies: 7
Views: 2,868
Posted By BHawthorne
Sorta creepy...like a cross between a dental...

Sorta creepy...like a cross between a dental drill and a robot spider. :D
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 25 November 2008, 19:58
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
Earlier today I put in an order for Joe's laser...

Earlier today I put in an order for Joe's laser cut and bend parts. Reading the thread about them sold me on getting the parts there. I look forward to receiving them in the next few weeks. :)
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 25 November 2008, 10:02
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
For entertainment value, here's a pic of my other...

For entertainment value, here's a pic of my other project. I'd like to be able to eventually cut sheetmetal on my MechMate to help restore this for display: :)
...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 25 November 2008, 09:31
Replies: 231
Views: 51,168
Posted By BHawthorne
Wow, nice solids model. It better helps me...

Wow, nice solids model. It better helps me visualize the finished product. :)
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 25 November 2008, 09:09
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
Hrrrm, twice the functional cutting area for only...

Hrrrm, twice the functional cutting area for only $300-400 more. That makes it an easy decision imho. $400 isn't much considering the overall cost of the project.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 25 November 2008, 06:26
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
Ah ok, I knew there had to be some reason. I got...

Ah ok, I knew there had to be some reason. I got curious and looked at one of the PK296B2A-SG7.2 I have. I only noticed the teeth on the shaft then. Good stuff to know because I was assuming the...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 24 November 2008, 16:31
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
Quick question on the PK296 gearheads. The spec...

Quick question on the PK296 gearheads. The spec sheets call the gearheads the SH series, but I can't find any SH series gearheads on the orientalmotors catalog site. Do they go by a different...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 24 November 2008, 16:28
Replies: 53
Views: 15,318
Posted By BHawthorne
Looks great, where did you get your parts cut?...

Looks great, where did you get your parts cut? With me living in Kansas too it would be useful to find a local place to get parts cut for the build.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 24 November 2008, 14:43
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
Small update, after shelving this project because...

Small update, after shelving this project because of work and school for a year. I'm back at it again. No change in plans as far as size of table. I'm still shooting for a 5'x5'. I hope to have more...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 13 December 2007, 17:31
Replies: 61
Views: 17,941
Posted By BHawthorne
Arrived Parts List: (12/13/2007) PMDX-122...

Arrived Parts List: (12/13/2007)
PMDX-122 Breakout Board (www.pmdx.com) (http://www.pmdx.com/PMDX-122/PMDX-122_Manual_18.pdf): $88
4 Geckodrive G203V (www.geckodrive.com)...
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