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Old Sat 16 June 2018, 05:55
jhiggins7
Just call me: John #26
 
Hebron, Ohio
United States of America
Ted,

You might just win that "longest build" award. I just looked at the Builder's Log and the current longest build (actually recorded) is just over 4 years. Keep going, it's worth it. I finished my MechMate 9 years ago. I have moved it 3 times. I just finished setting it up again after a move from Texas to Ohio. And, I completed a "project" for a friend at Church. I was amazed at how well it went.

So I encourage you to complete your MechMate and earn a Serial Number. It would be my pleasure to add you to the Builder's Log as the longest build.
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Old Wed 20 June 2018, 06:05
MetalHead
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Columbiana AL
United States of America
Welcome Back!
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Old Fri 11 January 2019, 22:32
xraydude
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New Orleans, LA
United States of America
Control box mounted.

Finally got the control box on the wall. Mounting the VFD/enclosure this weekend.
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Old Mon 14 January 2019, 06:37
MetalHead
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Columbiana AL
United States of America
Nice Cabinet!
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Old Mon 14 January 2019, 19:06
lonestaral
Just call me: Al #114
 
Isarn
Thailand
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+1.
Good beer posters too.
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Old Wed 16 January 2019, 01:10
Robert M
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Lac-Brome, Qc
Canada
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Never too long to please your self......
Nice to see ya back.....and congrats on the time to share your update @_#
Cheers, Robert
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Old Wed 16 January 2019, 15:58
xraydude
Just call me: Ted
 
New Orleans, LA
United States of America
Thanks, guys.

Mike, I've finally put everything I've gotten from you to use. One thing I did learn is how quickly a DIN rail fills up. I also learned that even that short bit of rail will deflect when
you install everything on it while it is on it's back and then you mount it vertically. The hole you drilled for the front disconnect no longer is lined up. Got it all sorted.

Al, I've managed a couple of pubs at a local festival site for the past 10 years as a side business. I have managed to collect a lot of posters of my favorite brews and have them on every wall.

Robert, my bride of 18 years has finally come around and wants me to get this finished, as she has a million ideas of what she wants me to do with it.

Quick question: two grub screws to secure spur gear to shaft? M6 screws okay for this? 90 degrees apart? The shaft does have a flat.

Ted
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Old Wed 16 January 2019, 16:33
Robert M
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Lac-Brome, Qc
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Ted....
"two grub screws to secure spur gear to shaft? M6 screws okay for this? 90 degrees apart? The shaft does have a flat."
Yes, 2 is better & M6 is big, but quite fine, and good on 90 !!

PS....my sympathies now you have your love one with a million ( for starters) .....stuff she'd like to be done...

See ya, R
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Old Wed 16 January 2019, 19:45
xraydude
Just call me: Ted
 
New Orleans, LA
United States of America
Merci Robert. One done.

Ted
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