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Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 21 November 2014, 22:43
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Posted By Gerald D
Nice job Alan! (Do you know about Cape...

Nice job Alan!

(Do you know about Cape Watchmakers' own parking bays?)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 19 July 2013, 23:43
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Posted By Gerald D
Another supplier of voltmeters nearer to you:...

Another supplier of voltmeters nearer to you: www.mantech.co.za (http://www.mantech.co.za)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 19 July 2013, 21:04
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Posted By Gerald D
Communica will have some cheap panel-mounted...

Communica will have some cheap panel-mounted digital voltmeters
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 19 July 2013, 13:46
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Posted By Gerald D
Doesn't your VFD already have a digital display?...

Doesn't your VFD already have a digital display? (You will be able to set that up to indicate whatever you want)

You won't get interference into the motor cables as such....your interference is...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 08 June 2013, 03:33
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Posted By Gerald D
Guess you already looked at...

Guess you already looked at https://www.google.co.za/search?q=cnc+tree&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=APqyUfSfL4-O7AbpoYGgCg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1462&bih=953 ?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 25 September 2012, 23:44
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Posted By Gerald D
Those chairs look nice and sturdy. Maybe they...

Those chairs look nice and sturdy. Maybe they will stack easier on their sides?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 21 September 2012, 13:26
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Posted By Gerald D
Alan, $70 is cheap for shipping out here....be...

Alan, $70 is cheap for shipping out here....be careful that he is not going to use USPS....that is the US "Post Office" who wash their hands when they hand over to the SA Post Office. I lost a BOB +...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 08 November 2011, 20:01
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Views: 150,193
Posted By Gerald D
An extra $27 to ship a spindle to South Africa,...

An extra $27 to ship a spindle to South Africa, compared to the shipping for 99% of his customers is quite reasonable.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 05 November 2011, 02:55
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Posted By Gerald D
Your 2.2kW inverter will happily drive a 3kW...

Your 2.2kW inverter will happily drive a 3kW rated spindle, but your spindle will not be allowed to go over 2.2kW. Your inverter is the one that makes the rules - you set it to limit current at...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 20 August 2011, 10:37
Replies: 550
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Posted By Gerald D
Time for Dad to treat himself to a new camera - I...

Time for Dad to treat himself to a new camera - I have used that excuse often....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 02 August 2011, 21:10
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Posted By Gerald D
Our kids are sure growing up - great job...

Our kids are sure growing up - great job Stephanie!

(I had to remember this post (http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=20795&postcount=44))
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 10 November 2010, 23:05
Replies: 550
Views: 150,193
Posted By Gerald D
Fantastic!

Fantastic!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 24 August 2010, 10:35
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Posted By Gerald D
I can only shake my head and pray that it doesn't...

I can only shake my head and pray that it doesn't happen again
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 29 April 2010, 02:37
Replies: 550
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Posted By Gerald D
Okay, you were probably changing the index.html...

Okay, you were probably changing the index.html when I looked.

I think you need pics at the home page and next level . . . . . it took 3 clicks before I could see your products and that is just...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 29 April 2010, 02:24
Replies: 550
Views: 150,193
Posted By Gerald D
Second attempt worked okay

Second attempt worked okay
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 29 April 2010, 02:23
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Posted By Gerald D
Site not uploaded yet?: 9381

Site not uploaded yet?:

9381
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 20 August 2009, 21:04
Replies: 550
Views: 150,193
Posted By Gerald D
That is 3D work without direct-drive motors - not...

That is 3D work without direct-drive motors - not bad :)

Nice stuff!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 26 June 2009, 11:56
Replies: 550
Views: 150,193
Posted By Gerald D
Alan is going to make it work - I can't see him...

Alan is going to make it work - I can't see him giving up on it! :)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 25 June 2009, 13:12
Replies: 550
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Posted By Gerald D
Alan, the counterweighting is tricky when you...

Alan, the counterweighting is tricky when you switch the suction on - the pipe wants to suck down toward the the table. Just thought you might want to know beforehand . . .
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 25 June 2009, 11:44
Replies: 550
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Posted By Gerald D
Very interesting!

Very interesting!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 14 December 2008, 22:02
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Posted By Gerald D
With any bearing (in your car's engine for...

With any bearing (in your car's engine for example) it is better to apply loads gradually. Give them a little time at no load before loading them. But, it is difficult to say how long one should give...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 14 December 2008, 08:02
Replies: 550
Views: 150,193
Posted By Gerald D
Yes, it is normal for some bearings. After a...

Yes, it is normal for some bearings. After a couple of days it should become cooler. We have often replaced bearings and been nervous if they will make it through the first couple of hours. The...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 13 December 2008, 10:25
Replies: 550
Views: 150,193
Posted By Gerald D
The bottom end heat is entirely due to friction...

The bottom end heat is entirely due to friction in the bottom bearing. Brand new bearings will be hotter because they still need to bed/run in. Then they go through a period when they run cooler, and...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 12 December 2008, 03:56
Replies: 550
Views: 150,193
Posted By Gerald D
Happy Xmas! :D

Happy Xmas! :D
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 08 December 2008, 10:54
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Views: 150,193
Posted By Gerald D
You really are having a bad time with BOBs -...

You really are having a bad time with BOBs - both of those you have tried so far seem to have faults on them! Anyway you have learnt more about your machine than you ever wanted to know :D

Where...
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