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Forum: The Market Place Mon 28 January 2013, 15:58
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Posted By Drad98_98
MM #52 For Sale

Hi all,
Havent been on the forum for awhile and I also havent used my MM for awhile either so I am going to put it up for sale. For build details you can look in the MM already cutting section....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 02 March 2012, 17:58
Replies: 171
Views: 42,807
Posted By Drad98_98
Russell That is where I got the idea, everytime...

Russell
That is where I got the idea, everytime I tried to load his files they were corrupt so I redrew them. Sorry for the delay, I have been sick the past few days, just getting back out in the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 25 February 2012, 15:39
Replies: 171
Views: 42,807
Posted By Drad98_98
Cut on the laser but could be cut on the mechmate

Got this idea from one of the threads on here, turned out really cool. I did cut this on the laser but could be cut on the mechmate, I did convert this to a corel draw file and can dxf it out if...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 21 February 2012, 11:48
Replies: 171
Views: 42,807
Posted By Drad98_98
Just put your order in Heath, signs might be free...

Just put your order in Heath, signs might be free but im pretty sure the shipping will kill you lol, my silly web site designer program wont let me put anything in there but a number, wanted to put...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 21 February 2012, 08:36
Replies: 171
Views: 42,807
Posted By Drad98_98
Wow, over a year since my last post. Time flies...

Wow, over a year since my last post. Time flies when you are MMing. Been making a few signs here and there, mostly nightlights which you can see here www.craftworksmn.com started a web site showing...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 06 January 2011, 16:25
Replies: 8
Views: 3,165
Posted By Drad98_98
I had a computer that couldnt drive the geckos, I...

I had a computer that couldnt drive the geckos, I had to add a secondary parallel port and it fixed the problem, not sure but that worked for me.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 06 January 2011, 12:31
Replies: 271
Views: 79,005
Posted By Drad98_98
A pic of my first time with inlay, I used thin...

A pic of my first time with inlay, I used thin Lauan (sp?) plywood for the inlay and I ended up sanding off the first ply so it didnt turn out that great. You should use solid wood but I was playing...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 06 January 2011, 12:24
Replies: 271
Views: 79,005
Posted By Drad98_98
Joe, What Wayne does is pocket the first board...

Joe,
What Wayne does is pocket the first board to accept the inlay, then (depending on the inlay pocket depth), he either double face tape or glue the 2nd piece (to be inlayed into the first piece)...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 08 December 2010, 18:18
Replies: 171
Views: 42,807
Posted By Drad98_98
Just a straight bit, heard about using a v-bit...

Just a straight bit, heard about using a v-bit but this was my first try at it.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 08 December 2010, 17:36
Replies: 171
Views: 42,807
Posted By Drad98_98
Finally a control box cover

Finally got around to cutting out my control box cover. Trying inlay for the first time using ArtCam (couldnt let RadRacer show me up :D) Couple chipping issues but all I used was plywood.
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Wed 08 December 2010, 15:09
Replies: 25
Views: 7,899
Posted By Drad98_98
Dont know if your still interested Gerald but I...

Dont know if your still interested Gerald but I get all my fonts from

www.1001freefonts.com

I have found some really nice fonts but some need a little editing due to open/loop vectors but I...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 29 November 2010, 16:50
Replies: 271
Views: 79,005
Posted By Drad98_98
Pendant looks great Wayne.

Pendant looks great Wayne.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 27 November 2010, 15:37
Replies: 171
Views: 42,807
Posted By Drad98_98
Fish Cribbage Board

Messing around with some ideas for x-mas presents.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 23 November 2010, 16:43
Replies: 137
Views: 39,046
Posted By Drad98_98
Looks great Stan, I wonder if the flat black will...

Looks great Stan, I wonder if the flat black will hold the dust in, like not brush off as easy as a gloss,But I do like the look!! Retro!
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sat 20 November 2010, 17:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By Drad98_98
and a great build. Had as much fun building as I...

and a great build. Had as much fun building as I do using it. I always surprises me of what it can do.
Forum: Motors & their mountings Sat 20 November 2010, 16:55
Replies: 17
Views: 8,585
Posted By Drad98_98
Oops, you need 4 of each pulley and I bought 5...

Oops, you need 4 of each pulley and I bought 5 belts, 1 spare.
Forum: Motors & their mountings Sat 20 November 2010, 16:53
Replies: 17
Views: 8,585
Posted By Drad98_98
Heath, Parts are as follows: From Stock Drive...

Heath,
Parts are as follows:
From Stock Drive Products http://www.sdp-si.com/
Timing Belt: A 6B 3-080037
Pulleys: A 6A 3-72NF03716
A 6A 3-18H3716
From VXB Bearing...
Forum: Motors & their mountings Sat 20 November 2010, 12:16
Replies: 17
Views: 8,585
Posted By Drad98_98
Chris, You are 100% right on all accounts, the...

Chris,
You are 100% right on all accounts, the bearings (2 per drive)are press fit into the drive plates with the flange facing the pulleys. I got the prototypes from Mike and the holes were a bit...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Sat 20 November 2010, 12:11
Replies: 6
Views: 4,324
Posted By Drad98_98
Thanks Brad, Yes I figured it out, 10V is 10...

Thanks Brad, Yes I figured it out, 10V is 10 volts reletive to ACM, that was my problem until I realized it is opto-isolated.
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Fri 19 November 2010, 16:52
Replies: 6
Views: 4,324
Posted By Drad98_98
Does anyone know which of the board terminals is...

Does anyone know which of the board terminals is the 12V output? Mine doesnt match the pics in the manual. Here is my terminal block
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 17 October 2010, 00:34
Replies: 171
Views: 42,807
Posted By Drad98_98
Heath, I used a 60 degree solid carbide bit...

Heath,
I used a 60 degree solid carbide bit from Rockler (US) with a .005 depth, 60 IPM @ 17K RPM. I didnt have a big enough piece to make the text look good, the piece is about 2" x 3". I am going...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 16 October 2010, 17:54
Replies: 171
Views: 42,807
Posted By Drad98_98
Etching a Mirror

I did a test on etching a old mirror I had laying around. It was a real cheap mirror and only about 1/8th in thick. Broke the first one using too much tape to hold it down.
Forum: Dxf Library Wed 06 October 2010, 18:49
Replies: 16
Views: 11,736
Posted By Drad98_98
I can save it as a relief (.rlf), would that help?

I can save it as a relief (.rlf), would that help?
Forum: Dxf Library Sat 02 October 2010, 07:40
Replies: 16
Views: 11,736
Posted By Drad98_98
Art, can it import the 3d relief file, i can save...

Art, can it import the 3d relief file, i can save it as a dxf but you only get the 2d pic
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 01 October 2010, 14:55
Replies: 171
Views: 42,807
Posted By Drad98_98
Heath, Im in Minnesota so it gets cold here...

Heath,
Im in Minnesota so it gets cold here too. I keep my shop at 50F when im not using it but I was also thinking about using a aqurium (sp?) heater to keep the bearings at operating temp, just...
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