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Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 22 September 2013, 06:53
Replies: 5
Views: 2,073
Posted By southernduckie
welcome

Hi and welcome :)
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 05 September 2013, 02:52
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By southernduckie
welcome

Hello and welcome i'm sure you will find some members here that are in your local area :) read read and ask questions and answers will appear for you :D I am envious that you are starting this...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 17 July 2013, 04:47
Replies: 724
Views: 115,720
Posted By southernduckie
Hello

Hi Bruce,
Welcome I hope your project progresses a little faster than mine lol. Keep us updated on your progress, Is this for home or your business?
Cheers Andrew
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 28 January 2013, 01:25
Replies: 257
Views: 42,068
Posted By southernduckie
Sorry to hear about your situation i am sure u...

Sorry to hear about your situation i am sure u will look back and realise this is not so much of a bad thing, spend the time and get the MM working right and keep looking for the next job life will...
Forum: General - MM Build Thu 17 January 2013, 02:29
Replies: 5
Views: 3,440
Posted By southernduckie
Hello and welcome There have been people that...

Hello and welcome
There have been people that have machined steel but it is not really recommended for the reasons you mentioned but with light cuts and many passes it is possible.
Aluminium and...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 10 January 2013, 19:40
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By southernduckie
Hi I know from my current situation (building at...

Hi I know from my current situation (building at the moment) that i am going with R&P because i have it left over form the other axis (it will cost nothing) and it seems to work :D i can''t think of...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 15 December 2012, 01:28
Replies: 46
Views: 14,730
Posted By southernduckie
more parts

I think I've got just about everything now the racks and pinions arrived the cable chain is fitted up (sort of) the only things needed are buttons and button boxes, spindle(waiting until machine...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Wed 28 November 2012, 22:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,863
Posted By southernduckie
Hello,

Man am i envious being in Brisvegas you have a few excellent machines around you a few that spring to mind are,
Surfcnc
AuSMaDDoG
and skippy
just look around in the Mechmates already cutting and...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 24 November 2012, 05:06
Replies: 46
Views: 14,730
Posted By southernduckie
surgery

I went to see the specialist on Friday and Im booked in for surgery on the 23rd January 2013 looking forward to less pain in my future, so i suppose the goal now is to finish the MM before i am layed...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 09 November 2012, 01:30
Replies: 130
Views: 27,016
Posted By southernduckie
Hi Ken I would have thought that if it's purely...

Hi Ken I would have thought that if it's purely for rust prevention then the radiator coolant would do the trick i'm just worried that it may be very toxic when the plasma vaporises it also have the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 08 November 2012, 02:03
Replies: 130
Views: 27,016
Posted By southernduckie
Umm my knowledge of pools is that poor people...

Umm my knowledge of pools is that poor people fill with chlorine, the well off fill with salt water (I'm well off I've got the Pacific ocean at my door) the really rich fill with Champagne LOL
...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 08 November 2012, 01:11
Replies: 610
Views: 216,424
Posted By southernduckie
My feelings of J.R. Inspired most people,...

My feelings of J.R.
Inspired most people, motivated many and helped all who asked.
The community is poorer for his loss.
Thoughts to who he left behind.

R.I.P. J.R.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 07 November 2012, 02:37
Replies: 130
Views: 27,016
Posted By southernduckie
Congratulations Ken It looks as though your...

Congratulations Ken

It looks as though your control cabinet is on the large size too don't be shy post up the size:D LOL looks like a great build, the way you felt sorting out your wiring is...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 07 November 2012, 01:59
Replies: 100
Views: 27,561
Posted By southernduckie
Hi David, just caught up on your post the...

Hi David,

just caught up on your post the answer to the VFD reducing the current draw is that it fixes the Power Factor of the motor and draws mostly True power from the mains instead of Inductive...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Wed 07 November 2012, 01:32
Replies: 6
Views: 3,103
Posted By southernduckie
Ha Ha now I've started something, every time I...

Ha Ha now I've started something, every time I get on the forum the title changes (i love it can't wait to see what the next one will be):) thanks,
Goes to show that people do read and care...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 07 November 2012, 01:20
Replies: 46
Views: 14,730
Posted By southernduckie
Ken Thanks for the link I have seen that machine...

Ken Thanks for the link I have seen that machine before but was unable to find it lately. I love the display/control cabinet Im thinking of doing something similar but a spring balanced adjustable...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 06 November 2012, 05:53
Replies: 46
Views: 14,730
Posted By southernduckie
Hi Ken You like my BIG box I'm hoping to be the...

Hi Ken
You like my BIG box I'm hoping to be the biggest around:D Ha Ha. Hope all the stuff fits in there might still have to mount the VFD outside the main box yet. I just cannot get the...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 06 November 2012, 05:14
Replies: 46
Views: 14,730
Posted By southernduckie
photos and progress

Finished the Gantry today and welded some more bracing into the table base need about 3 feet more steel:o to finish.

some of the photos are pre renovation of the workshop see if you can spot the...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 06 November 2012, 04:07
Replies: 6
Views: 3,103
Posted By southernduckie
Thanks Mike

Thanks to all who posted and offered to help
A big thanks to Mike The title is just what I wanted XXooXX Ha Ha;)
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Mon 29 October 2012, 04:40
Replies: 6
Views: 3,103
Posted By southernduckie
Bribe?

Hi Ken

Its called (financially based motivation) if you call it anything else you could be charged:D

I think Mike is the man then, wonder what its going to cost me? my first born MM? LOL
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Mon 29 October 2012, 03:38
Replies: 6
Views: 3,103
Posted By southernduckie
How to change Title of threads

I'm looking to change the main title of my thread how do i do this?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 29 October 2012, 03:31
Replies: 46
Views: 14,730
Posted By southernduckie
shop

Hi Alan

The whole shop (my fathers shed) was recently destroyed because someone decided it needed a rear exit for a car, the large tree behind the shed stopped it:D. So all that blue you see is...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 29 October 2012, 02:56
Replies: 667
Views: 134,296
Posted By southernduckie
cnc lathe?

Hi
Is this the start of a new cnc kit to add to the workshop if it works out will be good project to add to our workshops:)
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 28 October 2012, 04:57
Replies: 46
Views: 14,730
Posted By southernduckie
Progress

Hi everyone reading through my post it looks though i have disappeared but i haven't:o I've been too embarrassed to post pics of my progress so far. I feel as though there is enough now so here goes...
Forum: Profiled (laser cut) & bent steel plate Thu 23 August 2012, 05:18
Replies: 3
Views: 2,887
Posted By southernduckie
looking for kits

Hi Chris,

look in the Market place Rick Nixon (rnixon) from Melbourne he is the only distributor so far for Australia his price is good and Quality will blow you away absolutely excellent:D...
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