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Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 02 April 2018, 04:14
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Posted By MetalHead
Looking good! Welcome!

Looking good! Welcome!
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 27 March 2018, 05:17
Replies: 85
Views: 7,552
Posted By MetalHead
I do not ask for the plans to be purchased again....

I do not ask for the plans to be purchased again. You are restricted to building a machine for yourself. I will allow more than one.

And what Pete said is true, cost a bit to keep the forum...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 16 March 2018, 03:23
Replies: 29
Views: 882
Posted By MetalHead
Go for it - Glad to see you getting started.

Go for it - Glad to see you getting started.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Fri 16 March 2018, 03:22
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By MetalHead
Glad to see you getting started!

Glad to see you getting started!
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 13 March 2018, 18:20
Replies: 85
Views: 7,552
Posted By MetalHead
I will pm you

I will pm you
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 06 March 2018, 05:10
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By MetalHead
Glad to hear from you! All the best to you...

Glad to hear from you!

All the best to you in your new adventures as well!

Mike
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 27 February 2018, 05:18
Replies: 85
Views: 7,552
Posted By MetalHead
http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=75...

http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=75712&postcount=39

I caught in the thread above that the Gecko's on that 134 board are not hooked up correctly.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 27 February 2018, 05:03
Replies: 85
Views: 7,552
Posted By MetalHead
I have been out for a few days, but here are a...

I have been out for a few days, but here are a few threads worth reading.

http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=54035&postcount=37...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 13 February 2018, 04:30
Replies: 45
Views: 2,222
Posted By MetalHead
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Motors & their mountings Tue 13 February 2018, 04:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,644
Posted By MetalHead
The plates are .25 or 6.35 mm. ...

The plates are .25 or 6.35 mm.

http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3354&highlight=motor+plates
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 13 February 2018, 04:26
Replies: 451
Views: 71,403
Posted By MetalHead
Robert you must have a VFD to make the 3 phase...

Robert you must have a VFD to make the 3 phase spindle run. The VFD converts single to three phase and controls the speed of the spindle.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 06 February 2018, 04:31
Replies: 45
Views: 2,222
Posted By MetalHead
Looking great! Like the progress.

Looking great! Like the progress.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 02 February 2018, 17:10
Replies: 451
Views: 71,403
Posted By MetalHead
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PQprhr9NBU ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PQprhr9NBU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQoL2MWYluM
https://buildyourcnc.com/Item/spindle-inverter-2!2kw-spindle-novfd

I think any design today should be on...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 02 February 2018, 17:00
Replies: 451
Views: 71,403
Posted By MetalHead
http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25...

http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2526&page=8

Look here for one.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 01 February 2018, 04:29
Replies: 451
Views: 71,403
Posted By MetalHead
Robert, I think he meant for you to read...

Robert,

I think he meant for you to read the list to see who has a water cooled spindle installed.


Je pense qu'il voulait dire pour vous de lire la liste pour voir qui a une broche refroidi...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 24 January 2018, 06:05
Replies: 45
Views: 2,222
Posted By MetalHead
Progress looking great. Glad to see build posts!!

Progress looking great. Glad to see build posts!!
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 18 January 2018, 09:50
Replies: 45
Views: 2,222
Posted By MetalHead
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 18 January 2018, 09:48
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By MetalHead
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: 70. Control Systems Mon 15 January 2018, 05:07
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By MetalHead
Acorn and Clearpath

I have been reviewing this setup.

I think this is a good next step combination for the MechMate.
http://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy/acorn_cnc_controller.html
...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 15 January 2018, 04:59
Replies: 94
Views: 22,508
Posted By MetalHead
Acorn ...

Acorn
http://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy/acorn_cnc_controller.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qvD5GuJUxI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5KSTO8YWkE

Clearpath...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 15 January 2018, 04:50
Replies: 94
Views: 22,508
Posted By MetalHead
I have also been reviewing the Acorn controller....

I have also been reviewing the Acorn controller. I was wondering if the 23 motors needed any gear reduction. I see here that the 23's with our belt drives work great.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 07 January 2018, 04:33
Replies: 85
Views: 7,552
Posted By MetalHead
I suggest you reach back out to PMDX and let them...

I suggest you reach back out to PMDX and let them know you have the PMDX 134 board. He will tell you the correct cable, but I suspect it is this one:

http://www.pmdx.com/HDR26Ribbon-18

and for...
Forum: General - MM Build Mon 01 January 2018, 05:49
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By MetalHead
Archie, several have used other mounts in the...

Archie, several have used other mounts in the Y-Car to mount the Z-slide. It will take some reading. Here is one example.

http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=31220&postcount=35
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Mon 01 January 2018, 05:43
Replies: 25
Views: 2,421
Posted By MetalHead
I have laser cut parts kits and can source...

I have laser cut parts kits and can source anything you need for the build. PM me and lets talk. Everything you need to build a machine is in the Forum.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 28 December 2017, 04:32
Replies: 163
Views: 33,888
Posted By MetalHead
Ivo great progress on your machine. Thanks for...

Ivo great progress on your machine. Thanks for the detail pictures.
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