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Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 20 May 2017, 11:34
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Posted By toad
Thanks guys, that helps a lot.

Thanks guys, that helps a lot.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 02 May 2017, 13:05
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Posted By toad
That is correct. I have an inverter, but the P/P...

That is correct. I have an inverter, but the P/P was confusing me. may be a pilot lamp. thought it might be some kind of a fuse. wasn't sure.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 22 April 2017, 07:44
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Posted By toad
I was looking to use it for another vacuum...

I was looking to use it for another vacuum system. I have single phase, so I would have to use a converter. It is already wired for 220 3 phase, but the two wires labeled "P" I don't understand.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 19 April 2017, 11:37
Replies: 8
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Posted By toad
Cool Spencer Vortex Blower

I have acquired an Spencer Vortex Blower Model # VB- 22G-U. 220V
I need help with the wiring, I have 9 & 3 together, 8 & 2,together, 7 & 1 together, 5 & 6together P and P are loose. Can anyone...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 26 January 2016, 12:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By toad
thanks all, I appreciate your wisdom.

thanks all, I appreciate your wisdom.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 18 January 2016, 12:18
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Posted By toad
Can this be done with sketchup?

Can this be done with sketchup?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 18 January 2016, 11:06
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Views: 1,889
Posted By toad
assistance

Good day all:
I was checking to see if anyone knew the program to create the image in the photo. It is a 2d image that gives the illusion of 3d. I've been searching web, but haven't had any luck. ...
Forum: General - MM Build Wed 01 October 2014, 08:55
Replies: 30
Views: 5,452
Posted By toad
I have seen some people put pool filters inline,...

I have seen some people put pool filters inline, not sure how that works.
I have not put anything in line, and just cheap filter media over the holes for air.
If I do need to do filtering in the...
Forum: General - MM Build Mon 29 September 2014, 15:02
Replies: 30
Views: 5,452
Posted By toad
Hi all; I have a couple 1/4 I holes in the pipe...

Hi all;
I have a couple 1/4 I holes in the pipe for air to get to the bearings.
I am surprised on how good it does.
The pipes are 1 1/4. Going into a 4" PVC Plenum with a 2" from the plenum to the...
Forum: General - MM Build Sun 28 September 2014, 17:05
Replies: 30
Views: 5,452
Posted By toad
Hi all: Ok, finally received the lightweight...

Hi all:
Ok, finally received the lightweight MDF and got it on the table, resurfaced both sides and sealed the edges and gave it a try. With all valves open, am pulling 8 inches of Vacuum at the...
Forum: General - MM Build Fri 26 September 2014, 06:11
Replies: 30
Views: 5,452
Posted By toad
top and bottom have both been sealed. I...

top and bottom have both been sealed.

I thinned down wood glue and let it soak in and recoated it again to be sure.

Coated all edges also.

I should have the edges sealed on the spoil...
Forum: General - MM Build Thu 25 September 2014, 19:09
Replies: 30
Views: 5,452
Posted By toad
Here are two photo's the plenum. Picked up the...

Here are two photo's the plenum.
Picked up the lightweight MDF Today, Now I will see what happens, and also install a gauge to see what's going on at the pump.
Toad
Forum: General - MM Build Tue 23 September 2014, 10:17
Replies: 30
Views: 5,452
Posted By toad
Hi Gerald, The seal is around the perimeter of...

Hi Gerald,
The seal is around the perimeter of each divided section.
When you turn on the Vacuum, it sucks down the spoil board
and only vacuum loss should be through the spoil board. Correct? ...
Forum: General - MM Build Mon 22 September 2014, 10:53
Replies: 30
Views: 5,452
Posted By toad
Hi all, All is sealed and painted. I found a...

Hi all, All is sealed and painted.
I found a lightweight MDF that is I am told the same as TruPan.
It has to be ordered, but Hardwoods Store in Gibsonville can get it. I will let you know how it...
Forum: General - MM Build Mon 22 September 2014, 09:25
Replies: 30
Views: 5,452
Posted By toad
Spoil board question

I recently installed a Vacuum to my table. Table is divided into six sections. with rubber ring around each section. Pulls the spoil board down real tight. I have not put a gauge in the suction...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 22 July 2014, 10:35
Replies: 610
Views: 170,598
Posted By toad
Question

Hi all:
I am not sure where to post this, But Sherry Hatchers husband has passed a while back was a Mechmate builder, and she is looking for someone near the Wilmington NC area that could show her...
Forum: CNC motion control software Sat 29 September 2012, 08:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,635
Posted By toad
4th axes.

Alan,
Thanks, I was mainly going by what wayne had set up. H must have 2 bobs.
I was having a hard tim getting my arms arouns B also and port 2.
So there is no key to move A, does everything...
Forum: CNC motion control software Fri 28 September 2012, 17:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,635
Posted By toad
Assistance on 4th axes setup

Wayne #25

I am trying to get a 4th axes setup, Presently I have as described,
A axes slaved to B
Set up A axes,
A and B enabled (Why B?) step 2 port 2
Toolpath
Axes of rotation
X checked...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 12 October 2011, 11:35
Replies: 34
Views: 5,863
Posted By toad
Dust foot added.

Good day all,

Been quiet for a while, I have addes a dust collection system since last here, and cut a few things, don'r take pictures of most, but here is a couple.
You all have a good day.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 05 April 2011, 19:08
Replies: 34
Views: 5,863
Posted By toad
Good day, Yes, you are correct. Toad

Good day, Yes, you are correct.

Toad
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 05 April 2011, 14:31
Replies: 34
Views: 5,863
Posted By toad
Hi JHiggins; I started in march of 2010. The...

Hi JHiggins;
I started in march of 2010. The rails are X is 6 ft. apart and Y rails are 10 ft.
When I upgraded, I used the laer cut parts, I got some from David S and some from Mike. The X rails...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 05 April 2011, 05:43
Replies: 34
Views: 5,863
Posted By toad
Good day; Thanks all I do appreciate it. 80 is...

Good day;
Thanks all I do appreciate it. 80 is a good number.
Vectric puts out some nice projects each month. My Wife liked this one so you know where its going.
Thanks Mike, couldn't have done...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 04 April 2011, 20:08
Replies: 34
Views: 5,863
Posted By toad
Hi all; Just a few things I've been working on,...

Hi all;
Just a few things I've been working on, seems to be working great. had one leak at the pump for the spindle, bad solder joint, fixed it this weekend.
Downloaded e-cabinets, but havent...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 24 March 2011, 11:10
Replies: 34
Views: 5,863
Posted By toad
Hi all; will do, thanks for the comments.

Hi all;

will do, thanks for the comments.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 24 March 2011, 07:03
Replies: 34
Views: 5,863
Posted By toad
Finally completed upgrading

Good day all,
Been away for a while, I have been upgrading. Got some new laser cut parts from a member, and some from Mike. I went to a full size instead of the smaller one I had in use.
Sorry,...
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