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Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 19 October 2018, 07:15
Replies: 100
Views: 15,314
Posted By IamDave
The first time that happened to me, on my other...

The first time that happened to me, on my other router. I spent a few hours scratching my head. It is not an uncommon problem. Especially, if you use your machine.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 19 October 2018, 07:07
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
Here is a video from Oriental Motors, concerning...

Here is a video from Oriental Motors, concerning cooling fans over
electrical components. Some might find useful....
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 14 September 2018, 07:31
Replies: 35
Views: 3,530
Posted By IamDave
It is nice table Eric. sembra fatto correttamente.

It is nice table Eric. sembra fatto correttamente.
Forum: Motors & their mountings Mon 28 May 2018, 21:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By IamDave
I cut exterior fretwork mainly 1 inch, and 1.25"...

I cut exterior fretwork mainly 1 inch, and 1.25" Extira.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 24 May 2018, 07:00
Replies: 188
Views: 43,646
Posted By IamDave
Amphenol connectors. Thank you for pointing it...

Amphenol connectors. Thank you for pointing it out to me. I do really appreciate it.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 20 May 2018, 22:10
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
No sir. I think I want to go with geared...

No sir. I think I want to go with geared steppers now. I also am going to add the smooth stepper. (Because that fast movement, back to zero scares the ^v^ out of me.).
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 20 May 2018, 16:30
Replies: 188
Views: 43,646
Posted By IamDave
Yes. I was going to buy connectors, but have...

Yes. I was going to buy connectors, but have decided to go with the heat shrink but joints. They have lasted well (10 Years) on my other machine.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 19 May 2018, 07:47
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
If anyone is using the PMDX134 board, and...

If anyone is using the PMDX134 board, and experience problems, that do not make sense. Replace the 25 pin ribbon cable. Maybe it will solve your problems, as it did mine.
I believe this, to also be...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 19 May 2018, 07:43
Replies: 188
Views: 43,646
Posted By IamDave
So you think is better to not use connectors, and...

So you think is better to not use connectors, and to solder the motor wire connections as well.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 18 May 2018, 15:26
Replies: 188
Views: 43,646
Posted By IamDave
Alrighty Ivo. Anxiously waiting, to see it...

Alrighty Ivo. Anxiously waiting, to see it cutting stuff. I am watching and learning.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 17 May 2018, 11:07
Replies: 74
Views: 16,631
Posted By IamDave
Never mind there Chuck #125. I found it.

Never mind there Chuck #125. I found it.
Forum: Motors & their mountings Mon 14 May 2018, 17:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By IamDave
PK296A2A-SG7.2 from Oriental Motor Company $257

PK296A2A-SG7.2 from Oriental Motor Company $257
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 14 May 2018, 16:46
Replies: 21
Views: 5,375
Posted By IamDave
Nice. That is awesome.

Nice. That is awesome.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 09 May 2018, 14:29
Replies: 34
Views: 2,873
Posted By IamDave
Archie, I saw a machine just like yours running...

Archie, I saw a machine just like yours running at the Blacksmith shop in Pigeon Forge the other day, by the "Old Mill Restaurant". You are right. That thing is loud. Definitely scary.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 09 May 2018, 14:25
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
Okay 2 -3 days of learning. Apparently during the...

Okay 2 -3 days of learning. Apparently during the motor deal, I damaged one of the drives through feedback without blowing a fuse. Support is great there. They are going to look at it and repair. The...
Forum: Motors & their mountings Sun 06 May 2018, 05:50
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By IamDave
Which Oriental Motor For 2018

Which Oriental Motor, is recommended for 2018?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 03 May 2018, 07:03
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
Is there anyone on here, that cuts 1" and 1.25"...

Is there anyone on here, that cuts 1" and 1.25" Extira on a regular basis, with a MechMate? I cut between 100-300 sheets a year. Just wondering.
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Thu 03 May 2018, 05:43
Replies: 96
Views: 38,384
Posted By IamDave
Was this whole conversation, a discussion on what...

Was this whole conversation, a discussion on what Mach 3 does automatically for you when you tune the motors?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 02 May 2018, 05:25
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
Ha! No it might not. I did not have small...

Ha! No it might not. I did not have small pullers.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 01 May 2018, 21:07
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
The gears are pretty snug on the shaft. I was...

The gears are pretty snug on the shaft. I was able to get one side off easy. The other one I used a brass punch and put the shaft in the vise to beat it out. It had a groove made around it. I used...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 01 May 2018, 07:20
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
What I am going to do to fix my allen screw...

What I am going to do to fix my allen screw problem, is drill slightly into the shaft on the square, a small hole. I am going to use longer allen set srews to prevent slippage. Note to self: Next...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 01 May 2018, 05:29
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
Thanks. I am working to get the geared motors...

Thanks. I am working to get the geared motors now. I am sure, once I get my motors geared and tuned correctly, all will be well. I am just happy as heck I was able to get this far, with as little...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 29 April 2018, 13:15
Replies: 35
Views: 3,530
Posted By IamDave
Check this China site out eric....

Check this China site out eric. https://www.omc-stepperonline.com/nema-34-stepper-motor

https://www.pmdx.com/BreakoutBoards
PMDX-126 with Gecko 203v drivers.

I used the PMDX-134 Motherboard....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 28 April 2018, 16:13
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
I know. I read, and read. I knew that people had,...

I know. I read, and read. I knew that people had, had problems. I got over excited to see it moving.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 27 April 2018, 16:28
Replies: 110
Views: 14,206
Posted By IamDave
Okay I used a 49 x 48 x 3/4 piece mdf for a...

Okay I used a 49 x 48 x 3/4 piece mdf for a temporary spoil board. . I squared the front with the gantry using a 1/4 inch endmill.. Then setup a cut file to square it all the way around to 48x48 it...
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