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Forum: 50. Toolheads Mon 18 October 2010, 23:44
Replies: 23
Views: 7,500
Posted By tpworks
Misleading info on those "Germany Imported...

Misleading info on those "Germany Imported Bearings" a chinese company.
http://www.cnczone.com/forums/diy-cnc_router_table_machines/113802-chinese_spindle_germany_bearing_mystery_solved.html
Forum: 55. Dust Management Fri 24 September 2010, 21:59
Replies: 4
Views: 4,541
Posted By tpworks
Here is a link to some valuable info on cyclone...

Here is a link to some valuable info on cyclone systems a must read before commiting to buying a specific unit. http://billpentz.com/woodworking/cyclone/index.cfm
Forum: Golden Resources Mon 15 December 2008, 00:17
Replies: 3
Views: 5,340
Posted By tpworks
Try this one. ...

Try this one.
http://www.muellergroup.net/tech-mm2-awg.html
Forum: Troubleshooting Fri 21 November 2008, 22:47
Replies: 15
Views: 5,454
Posted By tpworks
Maybe you could use a dual port printer card in...

Maybe you could use a dual port printer card in that Dell, This is similar to the one that I use for Mach.
Just a thought.
You would have to disable the onboard lpt port and turn off the power save...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 21 November 2008, 22:47
Replies: 550
Views: 158,654
Posted By tpworks
Maybe you could use a dual port printer card in...

Maybe you could use a dual port printer card in that Dell, This is similar to the one that I use for Mach.
Just a thought.
You would have to disable the onboard lpt port and turn off the power save...
Forum: Golden Resources Sun 25 May 2008, 11:16
Replies: 4
Views: 6,396
Posted By tpworks
For those wanting a cyclone system that is made...

For those wanting a cyclone system that is made of steel and already fabricated check out
http://www.pennstateind.com/store/cy.html
http://www.oneida-air.com/

I am partial to this one,...
Forum: General - MM Build Mon 19 May 2008, 20:56
Replies: 154
Views: 102,627
Posted By tpworks
http://www.norbord.com/MDF_PS_Thickness.htm MDF...

http://www.norbord.com/MDF_PS_Thickness.htm
MDF in sizes up to 5' x 18'
pre-cut studs are 92 5/8 with 2 top plates and one bottom for an 8' wall (actually 8' 1-1/8" tall)
Forum: Archives Sat 10 November 2007, 11:30
Replies: 60
Views: 22,409
Posted By tpworks
did a search for Mamba art and this is what I...

did a search for Mamba art and this is what I found.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Blackmamba.jpg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:BlackMambaSS1.jpg
Forum: Motors & their mountings Wed 07 November 2007, 23:31
Replies: 25
Views: 11,948
Posted By tpworks
couldn't you just remove the screws to the...

couldn't you just remove the screws to the gearhead turn the motor and replace the screws?
Tom
Forum: General - MM Build Mon 05 November 2007, 02:54
Replies: 94
Views: 41,325
Posted By tpworks
Gerald, Now now, you know you can't believe...

Gerald,
Now now, you know you can't believe everything you read, and that is not the point I was trying to make. Mainly avoiding eating up the metal along with the abscence of chemical pollutants.
Forum: General - MM Build Mon 05 November 2007, 00:30
Replies: 94
Views: 41,325
Posted By tpworks
For cleaning rust, paint, oil and even powdercoat...

For cleaning rust, paint, oil and even powdercoat a method soda blasting is very effective without wearing on the base metal unlike sand which wears away the metal along with everything else....
Forum: General - MM Build Sat 03 November 2007, 22:54
Replies: 94
Views: 41,325
Posted By tpworks
Go ahead, knock bondo, but you can't beat POR-15...

Go ahead, knock bondo, but you can't beat POR-15 it covers all the bases, even fillers that withstand 2000 degrees. I didn't think we were trying to float a boat. I thought heavier was better for...
Forum: General - MM Build Fri 02 November 2007, 23:07
Replies: 94
Views: 41,325
Posted By tpworks
Hey Guys in the US, For filling in minor...

Hey Guys in the US,
For filling in minor imperfections this works great on wood or metal.
Can be wet sanded and dries virtually in minutes in thin applications....
Forum: Archives Wed 24 October 2007, 20:43
Replies: 7
Views: 4,187
Posted By tpworks
Joe, Check out this site and see if this is...

Joe,

Check out this site and see if this is what you are lookig for.
http://www.rainnea.com/cnc_toolkit.htm

Tom
Forum: Archives Sun 16 September 2007, 00:12
Replies: 93
Views: 44,699
Posted By tpworks
Gerald, I think that JR was thinking of...

Gerald,
I think that JR was thinking of something a little different from what you are, 4" long vertical. Here is a rough sketch, correct me if I'm wrong JR.
Forum: Archives Tue 21 August 2007, 19:27
Replies: 93
Views: 44,699
Posted By tpworks
Greg, I'm not sure but it looks like J.R....

Greg,

I'm not sure but it looks like J.R. might have doubled up the side bearings. I would think that the wider the bearing surface the more ridgid it would be (less chance for a rocking action),...
Forum: Archives Tue 21 August 2007, 11:10
Replies: 93
Views: 44,699
Posted By tpworks
Greg, Have a look here, http://www.vxb.com/ I...

Greg,
Have a look here, http://www.vxb.com/ I have purchased from here before for my mini mill spindle bearings and thought they were reasonably priced.

Tom
Forum: Archives Thu 26 July 2007, 20:57
Replies: 21
Views: 11,115
Posted By tpworks
J.R., What font is it you are using? Tom ...

J.R.,
What font is it you are using?

Tom

Tom made some eps and cdr files which some people found problematic - I have since deleted them.
Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Fri 13 July 2007, 20:37
Replies: 31
Views: 17,918
Posted By tpworks
If you are handy with a soldering iron and your...

If you are handy with a soldering iron and your motors are 3 amps or less you could save a few dollars here.http://www.bright.net/~agarb/STMD/Purchase.html
I assembled 3 for my mini mill.

Also...
Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Wed 11 July 2007, 20:30
Replies: 31
Views: 17,918
Posted By tpworks
in the previous post drop the g-rex100 and your...

in the previous post drop the g-rex100 and your cost will be $537.00 because you don't need both. Either G-Rex100 or pmdx122.
Tom
Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Wed 11 July 2007, 20:07
Replies: 80
Views: 31,102
Posted By tpworks
Mike, You could right click and disable that...

Mike,
You could right click and disable that wireless card before starting a job.
Tom
Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Wed 11 July 2007, 19:44
Replies: 31
Views: 17,918
Posted By tpworks
Aubrey G100 DESCRIPTION: The G100 is a...

Aubrey
G100 DESCRIPTION:
The G100 is a 6-axis motion controller. It uses USB or Ethernet communication with a host PC to execute motion control and I/O commands. The axis outputs use a...
Forum: Archives Thu 21 June 2007, 21:07
Replies: 93
Views: 44,699
Posted By tpworks
JR, Do you have a dxf of the skate board plate?...

JR,
Do you have a dxf of the skate board plate?

Tom
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 21 June 2007, 20:50
Replies: 610
Views: 231,698
Posted By tpworks
J.R., If you make washers from the same...

J.R.,
If you make washers from the same angle used and flip them over wouldn't that be the exact bevel required?

Tom
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