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Forum: General - MM Build Fri 30 March 2018, 15:56
Replies: 5
Views: 2,167
Posted By smreish
4axis yes - 5....I found that it was cheaper and...

4axis yes - 5....I found that it was cheaper and easier to buy a used Funac or other Robotarm for the same use.
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 06 March 2018, 14:25
Replies: 12
Views: 2,277
Posted By smreish
Gerald, Glad to hear you are enjoying the next...

Gerald,
Glad to hear you are enjoying the next part of life.....cheers to you all.
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 27 February 2018, 16:04
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By smreish
http://www.irsauctions.com/index_search_results.as...

http://www.irsauctions.com/index_search_results.asp?view=&ind=50

every week they have more
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sat 23 December 2017, 10:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By smreish
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas

I have seen the forum grow from the beginning and my first MM #5 until now with many many machines. Happy Holidays to everyone.

Cheers.
Sean
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Sat 23 December 2017, 10:12
Replies: 5
Views: 3,412
Posted By smreish
Pete - glad to see you have it resolved. I...

Pete - glad to see you have it resolved. I haven't logged in a long while. Merry Christmas!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 05 December 2017, 17:36
Replies: 110
Views: 14,091
Posted By smreish
Don't let the size fool you....very powerful and...

Don't let the size fool you....very powerful and efficient
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Tue 22 August 2017, 14:21
Replies: 25
Views: 3,791
Posted By smreish
Marius, interesting viewpoint. I must say,...

Marius, interesting viewpoint. I must say, without active dialog on this site, I don't visit but once or twice a week (if that).

I think the cost for plans has fire walled the barrier for entry...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 17 July 2017, 18:31
Replies: 126
Views: 35,403
Posted By smreish
fishing line tends to get stretched and thin in...

fishing line tends to get stretched and thin in the middle throwing off the datum.
Forum: The Market Place Sun 02 July 2017, 12:01
Replies: 7
Views: 2,566
Posted By smreish
It's an excellent machine! Nils has done an...

It's an excellent machine! Nils has done an amazing job with this MM and a great find if you need a machine.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 15 May 2017, 19:08
Replies: 5
Views: 1,734
Posted By smreish
Cameron, G'day and welcome to the forum. Good...

Cameron,
G'day and welcome to the forum. Good luck and feel free to ask if you get stuck!

Cheers.
Sean
Forum: 55. Dust Management Sun 16 April 2017, 19:07
Replies: 4
Views: 5,871
Posted By smreish
you can set the z home in mach 3 and also set the...

you can set the z home in mach 3 and also set the safe z parking position.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 11 April 2017, 14:56
Replies: 550
Views: 112,493
Posted By smreish
Check the z axis eccentric vee bearings too.

Check the z axis eccentric vee bearings too.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Tue 14 March 2017, 06:29
Replies: 4
Views: 2,068
Posted By smreish
Welcome to the fun Scott. Read - make...

Welcome to the fun Scott.

Read -
make choices on size of table
make choices on motors, transmissions
make choice on drivers and BOB

...then build!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 02 January 2017, 16:18
Replies: 6
Views: 2,689
Posted By smreish
Happy New Year and Thank you to Gerald as well. ...

Happy New Year and Thank you to Gerald as well. Cheers to all!
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 15 December 2016, 04:29
Replies: 4
Views: 3,150
Posted By smreish
Welcome to the club! Plenty of Aus help here...

Welcome to the club! Plenty of Aus help here on the forum!
Forum: Troubleshooting Thu 03 November 2016, 01:21
Replies: 11
Views: 5,182
Posted By smreish
Digger, I have seen similar "oblong" results on...

Digger,
I have seen similar "oblong" results on a few of my machines over the years and below is the list of the things I found to caused this.
- VEE bearing holder on the z-slide caused the tool...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 09 October 2016, 16:52
Replies: 126
Views: 35,403
Posted By smreish
I used the cut off of the veerail as carrier...

I used the cut off of the veerail as carrier supports too.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Wed 28 September 2016, 17:12
Replies: 5
Views: 2,360
Posted By smreish
Cheers, A lot of good people here! It's a...

Cheers,
A lot of good people here! It's a great project....I've done a few.

Don't be afraid to ask questions when needed!

Good luck
Sean
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 12 September 2016, 18:41
Replies: 126
Views: 35,403
Posted By smreish
I honestly have not seen that done in all the...

I honestly have not seen that done in all the 100+ builds of a MM. Unique solution. Are you planning on welding a few spots to keep the kerf from separating?
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Fri 12 August 2016, 08:12
Replies: 8
Views: 7,140
Posted By smreish
ditto on what Brad said. I have a good deal of...

ditto on what Brad said. I have a good deal of flex on the smaller dia bits when cutting. 5/16 (8mm) or larger seem to always yield better results for me.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 20 June 2016, 19:29
Replies: 100
Views: 39,617
Posted By smreish
That's a better picture. looks like you have it...

That's a better picture. looks like you have it all sorted!
Good luck.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 20 June 2016, 09:20
Replies: 100
Views: 39,617
Posted By smreish
I would recommend allowing for the tail stock to...

I would recommend allowing for the tail stock to be movable (like slide)

I used Unistrut welded open channel up and bolted the tail stock down to move to accommodate different part lengths.
Forum: The Market Place Thu 09 June 2016, 13:55
Replies: 0
Views: 1,841
Posted By smreish
Machine #28 for Sale

This is a post to see if anyone in the Florida or SE USA area is interested in Machine # 28.

A build by me (Sean Reish ) and Holmes Construction Company staff.

This machine is being replaced by...
Forum: Troubleshooting Tue 24 May 2016, 18:19
Replies: 4
Views: 2,406
Posted By smreish
Lee, See if you can swap the x and y drives to...

Lee,
See if you can swap the x and y drives to check if the signal path is working upto the gecko.

Anything is possible with electrical failure. The geckos have a fuse that is replaceable.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 24 May 2016, 17:03
Replies: 719
Views: 86,586
Posted By smreish
It is always easier the second time. I redid my...

It is always easier the second time. I redid my y rails once during the build.

Tricks to make it go quicker if you didn't do this before.

1) cut to height with a narrow kerf cutting disk and...
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