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Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 15 April 2012, 21:13
Replies: 110
Views: 27,808
Posted By Jayson
Here in Australia we have so many people from all...

Here in Australia we have so many people from all over the world living happily together, what this means is we have women folk of many varying heights, so Mr Hills designed the Hills Hoist...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Mon 21 November 2011, 05:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By Jayson
Hi DB, as already stated, what you require...

Hi DB,

as already stated, what you require should be no problem for the Mechmate.
I had the same thoughts as you when I built my machine. I still have not started building an aircraft but have...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 08 May 2011, 05:22
Replies: 29
Views: 5,543
Posted By Jayson
Looking good so far garymo. Any reason you...

Looking good so far garymo.
Any reason you haven't cut the angles on the other end of the rails and spun one around?

Keep up the good work.

Jayson.

Edit: scratch that, I see you have welded...
Forum: The Show Room Sun 10 April 2011, 08:15
Replies: 6
Views: 3,935
Posted By Jayson
11528 Another View just 'cos I can :) ...

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Another View just 'cos I can :)

11529 11530

I have even tried out the machine to see if I can still do fine work... I think the answer is yes. That ruler in in millimeters for those...
Forum: The Show Room Sun 10 April 2011, 08:08
Replies: 6
Views: 3,935
Posted By Jayson
11524 11525 Made quite a few cuts in some...

11524 11525

Made quite a few cuts in some MDF to make another toy

11523 11526

The bezel was cut from MDF, sealed, sanded then painted. You can not even tell its MFD.

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Forum: The Show Room Sun 10 April 2011, 08:03
Replies: 6
Views: 3,935
Posted By Jayson
An update from Jayson #18

Hi Gerald and all my other friends here.

I have been busy making a thing or two over the past year or so and since prompted I thought I had better post a pic or two:

11518 11519

I made a...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 06 April 2011, 05:19
Replies: 46
Views: 12,289
Posted By Jayson
Welcome and good luck with the build, although if...

Welcome and good luck with the build, although if you read enough here luck will have little to do with a great machine once finished.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Wed 06 October 2010, 23:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By Jayson
Hi Edgey, I agree with Regnar on the...

Hi Edgey,


I agree with Regnar on the rails, as designed they are elegant and work well. I had fooled with a lot of designs before building the Mechmate and I must say that if you build it as...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 05 October 2010, 07:22
Replies: 2
Views: 1,177
Posted By Jayson
Hi Irfan, I would be happy to help. ...

Hi Irfan,

I would be happy to help.

Send me your details via PM and I'll see what I can do.

Regards,

Jayson.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 19 September 2010, 18:33
Replies: 8
Views: 2,223
Posted By Jayson
Hi Gareth, I used those exact same...

Hi Gareth,

I used those exact same controllers on my first cnc machine which was many years ago. These controllers are fine for learning about cnc but would not be suitable for the mechmate...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 19 September 2010, 06:00
Replies: 440
Views: 100,365
Posted By Jayson
Hi Tony, I would like to congratulate you on...

Hi Tony,

I would like to congratulate you on your builds. I enjoy loitering around here and watching the Australian builds, before long we will have more Mechmates than the rest of the world put...
Forum: The Show Room Tue 08 June 2010, 23:59
Replies: 6
Views: 5,212
Posted By Jayson
Hi burtpara and blakekoehn, sorry I missed...

Hi burtpara and blakekoehn,

sorry I missed these posts. Here is a copy of the file. I have converted it to dxf to upload here. If it doesn't work let me know.

Jayson
Forum: General - MM Build Sun 09 May 2010, 06:27
Replies: 5
Views: 2,347
Posted By Jayson
Yep, small should be no problem depending on what...

Yep, small should be no problem depending on what it is you are doing. My belt reductions are only 3.2:1 so if you use 7.2:1 and forgo some speed you could get it even finer than I have. Having...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 03 April 2010, 04:07
Replies: 1,580
Views: 267,231
Posted By Jayson
Looks wonderful as always Kobus. Well done. ...

Looks wonderful as always Kobus.

Well done.

Jayson.
Forum: The Show Room Sat 03 April 2010, 04:07
Replies: 17
Views: 6,169
Posted By Jayson
Looks wonderful as always Kobus. Well done. ...

Looks wonderful as always Kobus.

Well done.

Jayson.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 02 April 2010, 19:43
Replies: 131
Views: 36,457
Posted By Jayson
Hi All, I haven't posted for a while but...

Hi All,

I haven't posted for a while but still pop in now and again to see what you are all up to. I must say that the quality of the work being done and the support given by forum users has not...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 06 February 2010, 18:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jayson
Welcome Marco, reading all the relevant...

Welcome Marco,

reading all the relevant threads takes quite a while but you will get there.
I briefly thought about selling mine due to a possible move but rapidly came to my senses. :) Good...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 20 January 2010, 03:42
Replies: 110
Views: 27,808
Posted By Jayson
Good luck with your build.

Good luck with your build.
Forum: The Show Room Wed 13 January 2010, 00:46
Replies: 11
Views: 4,644
Posted By Jayson
Well done. It looks great.

Well done. It looks great.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 04 January 2010, 05:57
Replies: 1,078
Views: 185,430
Posted By Jayson
Hi Ross, Parts look good so far. I'll watch...

Hi Ross,

Parts look good so far. I'll watch with interest.
Only one thing to note at the moment is make sure you program the VFD before testing it with the spindle. I have the settings that I...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Mon 07 December 2009, 05:43
Replies: 17
Views: 4,785
Posted By Jayson
Great to hear. I'm planning on building a...

Great to hear. I'm planning on building a CH601HD. The most time consuming part is converting the plans to digital format. It would make it so much easier is Zenith would just sell the plans in...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Mon 07 December 2009, 05:27
Replies: 17
Views: 4,785
Posted By Jayson
Hi Robert, I'm looking forward to your...

Hi Robert,

I'm looking forward to your build. I'm sure you will get all the help you need along the way. You say you are building a few aircraft? I'm having trouble getting started on just one....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 19 October 2009, 21:22
Replies: 440
Views: 100,365
Posted By Jayson
Hi Tony, I made my rollers originally and...

Hi Tony,

I made my rollers originally and had good results from them. However they were not perfect so I purchased some and upgraded. It was a while ago when I did this but after ringing around...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 24 September 2009, 17:47
Replies: 131
Views: 36,457
Posted By Jayson
Hi Nils, No, it is just for show. Making...

Hi Nils,

No, it is just for show. Making things like this work in Australia ends with the Police taking away your guns and license and never being allowed to own a gun again. Even though I would...
Forum: The Show Room Wed 23 September 2009, 22:06
Replies: 6
Views: 4,676
Posted By Jayson
It will be a little minigun when its completed. ...

It will be a little minigun when its completed.

Heath, I drilled the holes first then placed a screw in the centre hole to hold it down. I ran around the outside with a 3mm spiral carbide...
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