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Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 18 June 2019, 05:14
Replies: 85
Views: 14,121
Posted By jhiggins7
Again, very nice work. Glad you were "present"....

Again, very nice work. Glad you were "present". You might consider one of these (https://www.ebay.com/itm/192400073360) to monitor and "alarm" on your spindle over-temperature
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 02 June 2019, 06:06
Replies: 85
Views: 14,121
Posted By jhiggins7
Nice work. Thanks for sharing. Thanks for the...

Nice work. Thanks for sharing. Thanks for the links, too.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 02 June 2019, 05:58
Replies: 85
Views: 14,121
Posted By jhiggins7
Nice work. Thanks for sharing. Thanks for the...

Nice work. Thanks for sharing. Thanks for the links, too.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 01 June 2019, 05:22
Replies: 85
Views: 14,121
Posted By jhiggins7
Very interesting! Could you provide a link to...

Very interesting! Could you provide a link to the source of the laser?

Please keep us posted.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Wed 22 May 2019, 04:38
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By jhiggins7
Welcome Lily.

Welcome Lily.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 21 May 2019, 04:52
Replies: 85
Views: 14,121
Posted By jhiggins7
Impressive design and implementation. Thanks for...

Impressive design and implementation. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 20 May 2019, 05:15
Replies: 36
Views: 4,633
Posted By jhiggins7
Nice progress, motion looks smooth.

Nice progress, motion looks smooth.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 30 April 2019, 04:58
Replies: 205
Views: 48,334
Posted By jhiggins7
That's great news! Not bad for a 10 year old...

That's great news!

Not bad for a 10 year old machine.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 15 April 2019, 05:06
Replies: 85
Views: 14,121
Posted By jhiggins7
Very nice build, Ted. Have you figured out what...

Very nice build, Ted. Have you figured out what you're going to do about the 4th axis?

Suggestion. Slap some logo's on it and earn a serial number. It would be my pleasure to add your build to...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 04 February 2019, 05:13
Replies: 203
Views: 40,019
Posted By jhiggins7
Mich, RE: "I don't seem to be able to upload the...

Mich, RE: "I don't seem to be able to upload the .crv files". I remember "back in the day" we would just change the type on the file that the FORUM would not accept to something like .txt, upload...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 03 February 2019, 04:49
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By jhiggins7
Hi Paul. Welcome. My MechMate is 10 years...

Hi Paul. Welcome.

My MechMate is 10 years old and still going. But, I still remember how daunting the task seemed to be. You'll ask, "Where are the instructions?" They are NOT HERE. But once...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 01 November 2018, 05:07
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By jhiggins7
Welcome Aye. Many "MechMate" builds documented...

Welcome Aye. Many "MechMate" builds documented on this FORUM are variations on the "standard MechMate". Your build sounds very interesting. We would really appreciate seeing your progress. That...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 20 September 2018, 05:45
Replies: 197
Views: 63,336
Posted By jhiggins7
Builder's Log Update

Congratulations on completing your 2nd MechMate. Here is the Updated Builder's Log (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SDSq8C8mQKJzp0oTrXtHcTYXp_QmFlYev9zRc1X2nZE/edit?usp=sharing) with your...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 03 September 2018, 05:13
Replies: 445
Views: 86,968
Posted By jhiggins7
Nice! Sorry, I have no experience with...

Nice!

Sorry, I have no experience with Pathpilot.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 18 August 2018, 05:05
Replies: 445
Views: 86,968
Posted By jhiggins7
Al, Sounds good. Thanks for sharing your...

Al,

Sounds good. Thanks for sharing your new venture.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 04 August 2018, 05:26
Replies: 72
Views: 12,310
Posted By jhiggins7
Builder's Log Update

Yannick,

Congratulations on earning Serial Number #129. Here's the Updated Builder's Log ...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 03 August 2018, 05:33
Replies: 72
Views: 12,310
Posted By jhiggins7
Just a thought Yannick. We watch your progress...

Just a thought Yannick. We watch your progress with interest. Good luck.
Forum: Graphics & CAD Fri 03 August 2018, 05:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,855
Posted By jhiggins7
Dan and Mike, I've used Fusion 360 for it's...

Dan and Mike,

I've used Fusion 360 for it's CAM function. It's very capable. It has a "learning curve".
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 03 August 2018, 05:21
Replies: 72
Views: 12,310
Posted By jhiggins7
That's what I thought when I saw it yesterday. I...

That's what I thought when I saw it yesterday. I suggest you award him a Serial Number.

What would it cost to send him a set of the vinyl MechMate logo's from the US? I suppose shipping and...
Forum: Motors & their mountings Thu 19 July 2018, 05:46
Replies: 21
Views: 9,954
Posted By jhiggins7
Hey Bill, I look forward to your new thread...

Hey Bill,

I look forward to your new thread regarding Clearpath servo's etc. Clearly, you have pioneered a whole new and promising approach to driving the MechMate.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 15 July 2018, 05:00
Replies: 445
Views: 86,968
Posted By jhiggins7
Stunning work! Thanks for sharing. Always good...

Stunning work! Thanks for sharing. Always good to hear from you.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 13 July 2018, 05:36
Replies: 72
Views: 12,310
Posted By jhiggins7
Dennis, slap some logo's on your MechMate and...

Dennis, slap some logo's on your MechMate and earn a serial number. Undoubtedly your's will be the first MechMate in Reunion.

I'm also loving the exotic wood
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Wed 04 July 2018, 04:47
Replies: 28
Views: 8,810
Posted By jhiggins7
Welcome back, Dennis. I see a MechMate in the...

Welcome back, Dennis. I see a MechMate in the making.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 16 June 2018, 04:55
Replies: 85
Views: 14,121
Posted By jhiggins7
Ted, You might just win that "longest build"...

Ted,

You might just win that "longest build" award. I just looked at the Builder's Log and the current longest build (actually recorded) is just over 4 years. Keep going, it's worth it. I...
Forum: CNC motion control software Fri 01 June 2018, 05:07
Replies: 8
Views: 2,641
Posted By jhiggins7
Nice follow-up, Pete. You might consider asking...

Nice follow-up, Pete. You might consider asking Otto to provide screen shots of his MACH3 setup screens. Also he didn't tell us which PMDX he's using.
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