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Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Wed 18 November 2015, 09:44
Replies: 40
Views: 12,815
Posted By bradyaero
Thanks for the link Ger, UCNC looks interesting,...

Thanks for the link Ger, UCNC looks interesting, the price is also good! For me there are a few quirks in Mach 3 that I have never been able to resolve, the odd bit of gouging or roughness where...
Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Wed 18 November 2015, 06:26
Replies: 40
Views: 12,815
Posted By bradyaero
Anybody ever start working with Mach 4? Is there...

Anybody ever start working with Mach 4? Is there any benefit to it? (Smoother CNC cuts etc???)

Thanks, Greg
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 10 November 2015, 07:01
Replies: 203
Views: 45,798
Posted By bradyaero
Thanks for the files, it's a great option for the...

Thanks for the files, it's a great option for the future!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 23 September 2015, 18:32
Replies: 778
Views: 135,868
Posted By bradyaero
wow, awesome, I'm going to have to try this,...

wow, awesome, I'm going to have to try this, thanks for the info!

Greg
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 22 September 2015, 13:08
Replies: 778
Views: 135,868
Posted By bradyaero
now that is really awesome, has anyone tried a...

now that is really awesome, has anyone tried a laser on their MM yet?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 27 January 2015, 09:41
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
Thanks! Robert I'll try the bearing switchout,...

Thanks! Robert I'll try the bearing switchout, it's at the age that it needs them.

Greg
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 22 January 2015, 10:47
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
A few more signs...

I got ahold of about 200 slabs of wood so I've been making all sorts of signs and sports logos. My Mechmate has cut lots of different things and is still working really well with its porter cable...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 14 August 2013, 07:09
Replies: 984
Views: 177,649
Posted By bradyaero
very nice work Pete!!!

very nice work Pete!!!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 24 June 2013, 19:09
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
Free ice cream for life :) :eek:

Free ice cream for life :) :eek:
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 23 June 2013, 18:43
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
Hi everyone, I managed to get a sign cut out...

Hi everyone,

I managed to get a sign cut out the other day, it turned out pretty good and was an easy job for the MM. Material was pine.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 25 May 2013, 15:37
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
Today I had some time so I decided to cut a few...

Today I had some time so I decided to cut a few cribbage boards. I had some nice African Padauk kicking around, it smells so nice when you are cutting it.

Here's a quick video of my MM in...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 12 September 2011, 17:14
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
I did my spoilboard in two layers. First I cut...

I did my spoilboard in two layers. First I cut a 1" slot in the base board. Then I glued the upper spoil board on and cut the 1/2" slot in it. Gave me a nice t-slot.

I then used the aluminum...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 10 September 2011, 02:34
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
Hi Heath, Not sure about your question, but...

Hi Heath,

Not sure about your question, but I built the arcade machine as a fun project.

Here's a link to the dxf's if anyone else wants to play around with a similar project.
...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 08 September 2011, 09:42
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
Arcade Fun

Here's how to have some arcade fun with your Mechmate:

1. Whip it up into a 2d file and cut it.

http://www.crosstrainer.ca/downloads/cnc1.jpg

http://www.crosstrainer.ca/downloads/cnc2.jpg
...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 08 February 2011, 04:48
Replies: 183
Views: 56,813
Posted By bradyaero
Dmitriy, your work is excellent, keep it up!

Dmitriy, your work is excellent, keep it up!
Forum: 10. Base Table Mon 21 December 2009, 07:35
Replies: 8
Views: 5,371
Posted By bradyaero
The beauty of Gerald's design is that you can...

The beauty of Gerald's design is that you can modify it to your heart's content, so give it a try and see what happens.
Forum: Troubleshooting Tue 03 November 2009, 07:21
Replies: 191
Views: 45,475
Posted By bradyaero
I never run my machine over 200 IPM, as a matter...

I never run my machine over 200 IPM, as a matter of fact I run it mostly at about 100 IPM. I don't get chatter marks but my rack and pinion are noisier than I would like. When I disengage the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 02 November 2009, 16:16
Replies: 129
Views: 36,977
Posted By bradyaero
Hi Martin, Very nice work, Make sure you...

Hi Martin,

Very nice work, Make sure you Set Mach 3 to CV mode, then you'll have to work on your motor acceleration to get a nice smooth ride!
Forum: Golden Resources Sat 31 October 2009, 17:31
Replies: 159
Views: 50,199
Posted By bradyaero
very nice, I'll give your free sample a test!

very nice, I'll give your free sample a test!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 31 October 2009, 17:29
Replies: 61
Views: 23,305
Posted By bradyaero
very nice looking MM!

very nice looking MM!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 30 October 2009, 09:12
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
It's worth a try; next cuts I'll try it out,...

It's worth a try; next cuts I'll try it out, keeping in mind that it is literally snowing when the foam is being cut!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 30 October 2009, 09:11
Replies: 128
Views: 35,736
Posted By bradyaero
Nice work Conrado, Its great to see other...

Nice work Conrado,

Its great to see other mold makers on the forums!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 26 October 2009, 10:40
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
Hi Sprayhead, Talking with domino11, we...

Hi Sprayhead,

Talking with domino11, we both believe that a big part of the dirty rail issue is can be solved with an exhaust diverter on my router. I'll be testing this out shortly and report...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 07 October 2009, 12:58
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
Hi sprayhead, Yup the foam went everywhere. ...

Hi sprayhead,

Yup the foam went everywhere. Ends up as black scale building up on the x-rails and wheels the most. The y-axis gets dirty too, but not half as bad as the x-axis.

The best way...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 01 August 2009, 05:06
Replies: 146
Views: 53,172
Posted By bradyaero
I installed a touch-block into my table for...

I installed a touch-block into my table for zeroing tools. I used pin 13 on my PDMX and ran a wire to it under my table. The grounding through my table was fine so no other wire was required.
...
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