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Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 01 November 2014, 08:43
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Posted By Rusty Nuts
I think it may delrin. I had a piece of round...

I think it may delrin. I had a piece of round stock that I made the bearing washers from. I used a removable locktite for the bolts so that they would not unscrew themselves while swinging the arm...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 31 October 2014, 19:26
Replies: 24
Views: 10,543
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Hi Fox Here are photos of the slats...

Hi Fox

Here are photos of the slats installed. Turned out to be more work than I had planned. I couldn't bend the metal slats sharp enough by hand so I had to use a torch with a rose bud and heat...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 31 October 2014, 19:19
Replies: 24
Views: 10,543
Posted By Rusty Nuts
1planeguy Here are some photos of my...

1planeguy

Here are some photos of my computer and monitor mount. Hope this will give you some ideas. The monitor box is mounted to a Lazy Susan so I can turn it to me when I'm on the side or end....
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 30 October 2014, 12:57
Replies: 24
Views: 10,543
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Ken I decided to go ahead and build the...

Ken

I decided to go ahead and build the table heavy since I don't want to have to build a second table later on. I probably won't cut much over a half inch thick but I want to be able to do more...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 28 October 2014, 19:40
Replies: 24
Views: 10,543
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Hi Mike I just have my wife go out everyday...

Hi Mike

I just have my wife go out everyday before I get home from work and vacuum and mop the shop. If you believe that, then I have some land I will sell you cheap, lot 1009458 on the far side...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 22 October 2014, 20:10
Replies: 24
Views: 10,543
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Thanks Alan. 1planeguy, I will take some...

Thanks Alan.

1planeguy, I will take some close ups tomorrow.

Gary
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 21 October 2014, 19:00
Replies: 24
Views: 10,543
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Here are some updated photos of the Mechmate...

Here are some updated photos of the Mechmate router. I have added a vacuum system and mounted the computer in a box with the monitor in a cabinet. There is a fan and filter in the box which keeps...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 21 October 2014, 18:42
Replies: 24
Views: 10,543
Posted By Rusty Nuts
These photos are of a roller that I am...

These photos are of a roller that I am fabricating. It will be mounted on the front end of the table to help with loading the steel sheets onto the bed. My wife has informed me that she is not going...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 21 October 2014, 18:29
Replies: 24
Views: 10,543
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Finally got time to take a few more photos....

Finally got time to take a few more photos. Gantry and Y Car built, rails ground and beveled, and cable tray rails built and installed. I should be able to get the water table bent this Friday and...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 21 October 2014, 18:07
Replies: 184
Views: 53,374
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Hi 1planeguy Great looking build. Getting...

Hi 1planeguy

Great looking build. Getting the motors turning is great progress, won't be long now till your making chips. Where is Smiths Station?
I'll be watching from Valley Grande.

Gary
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 06 October 2014, 19:08
Replies: 24
Views: 10,543
Posted By Rusty Nuts
CNC Plasma Table build - Valley Grande, Alabama

Hi Mike

Here is the start of my plasma table build. Thanks for the fast shipment of the laser cut parts. This will have a water table in the bed and will probably have a storage tank underneath to...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Thu 08 December 2011, 15:11
Replies: 13
Views: 4,367
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Hi Mike, Let me know if I can help on the...

Hi Mike,

Let me know if I can help on the photos. Will take some more if you need anthing special.

Gary
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 29 November 2011, 08:50
Replies: 124
Views: 37,768
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Been a while since my last post, but have been...

Been a while since my last post, but have been busy at work and with the Mechmate. I have been making a good bit of money with the Mechmate on the side. Have installed a set of T-track which is cheap...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 02 October 2011, 17:19
Replies: 124
Views: 37,768
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Mike here are some pic's of the control box. Let...

Mike here are some pic's of the control box. Let me know if you need some others.

Gary
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 24 September 2011, 19:10
Replies: 124
Views: 37,768
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Hi everyone, Cut a full 4 X 8 X 3/4 sheet...

Hi everyone,

Cut a full 4 X 8 X 3/4 sheet this past week. Worked out well. Also cut a sign for a friend.

Gary
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 21 September 2011, 21:17
Replies: 189
Views: 40,780
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Smile Miguel The clamp strip can be from the cut...

Miguel

The clamp strip can be from the cut offs of the rails. It is drilled at the same time you drill the Y rails, you will then tap the holes in the clamp strip for what ever size bolts you plan...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 14 September 2011, 21:07
Replies: 124
Views: 37,768
Posted By Rusty Nuts
If anybody is interested in making coasters I...

If anybody is interested in making coasters I have found a good supply of material at Lowes. They had some cork flooring plank samples so I brought four at 25 cents each to try. Worked real well. A...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 14 September 2011, 20:54
Replies: 124
Views: 37,768
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Kobus, if you get lost on the bike ride and end...

Kobus, if you get lost on the bike ride and end up in Alabama give me a call. I meet you on my Goldwing and give you some HD coasters. All my friends ride HD's but I let them ride with me...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 13 September 2011, 07:37
Replies: 189
Views: 40,780
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Miguel, I posted the materials which I used to...

Miguel, I posted the materials which I used to build the frame work of my MM. The price you quoted is about what I paid. Be sure to measure twice and cut once:eek:

Gary
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 11 September 2011, 19:37
Replies: 124
Views: 37,768
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Thanks guys, I'll look into all the pendant...

Thanks guys, I'll look into all the pendant ideas. I really need a way to move around the table and use one for zeroing my material.

Got the table top bolted down today and all of the grounding...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 11 September 2011, 19:16
Replies: 124
Views: 37,768
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Thanks for the number John, the cutting area is...

Thanks for the number John, the cutting area is 49" X 97". Glad to be a part of the MM group.

Gary
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 11 September 2011, 19:10
Replies: 124
Views: 37,768
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Hi Ken, it's going to be hard to leave the shop...

Hi Ken, it's going to be hard to leave the shop and go into the house. Just too many projects and things to try.

Gary
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 11 September 2011, 08:58
Replies: 146
Views: 52,562
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Great job on the arcade game. Thats will be a...

Great job on the arcade game. Thats will be a future project. I think Pac Man and Space Invaders. Those were always being played when I was younger. Where did you get the graphics?

I noticed you...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 11 September 2011, 08:33
Replies: 124
Views: 37,768
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Allen, forgot to mention that is one really neat...

Allen, forgot to mention that is one really neat control box. I going to go back through your posts and read more.

A big thanks to Gerald too. I was having trouble with the pause and start...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 11 September 2011, 08:24
Replies: 124
Views: 37,768
Posted By Rusty Nuts
Thanks Mike. It was cut out of a piece of the...

Thanks Mike. It was cut out of a piece of the cheap grade 3/4" plywood. Kind of like luan with a very thin outer skin. I use a 1/4" downspiral end mill for the pocketing and a 90 degree V-bit. It was...
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