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Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 07 June 2019, 17:23
Replies: 117
Views: 26,673
Posted By IamDave
2.2kw spindleupdate

The spindle, I got online works well. It has out performed the 7518 Porter Cable significantly. A little hassle learning to solder the connection, to the motor, and wire the VFD, but not a large...
Forum: CNC motion control software Fri 31 May 2019, 06:51
Replies: 2
Views: 1,869
Posted By IamDave
No, Thanks for posting the link though. It is...

No, Thanks for posting the link though. It is interesting.
Forum: Troubleshooting Thu 30 May 2019, 07:03
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By IamDave
Mine is set at .081503. The software determined...

Mine is set at .081503. The software determined that for me. I could not find a preferred setting, based on weight. I suspect that it would also depend on the motor setup, you have configured. I use...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 19 May 2019, 07:47
Replies: 7
Views: 2,286
Posted By IamDave
Welcome.

Welcome.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 05 March 2019, 06:16
Replies: 117
Views: 26,673
Posted By IamDave
Mike, hope all is well your way. I see the...

Mike, hope all is well your way. I see the tornado damage, around you is terrible.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 27 November 2018, 13:04
Replies: 117
Views: 26,673
Posted By IamDave
Thank you for the pointers Al and Ivo. I ordered...

Thank you for the pointers Al and Ivo. I ordered robotics grade cable for the VFD to motor, and I am going to mount the VFD in a panel.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 21 November 2018, 17:41
Replies: 117
Views: 26,673
Posted By IamDave
2.2 Kw Spindle Finally

Just got a 2.2 kw water cooled spindle and vfd for an upgrade. The Porter Cable worked fine for plywood and long curves. We'll see how it goes.
Happy Turkey Day to all tomorrow.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 19 October 2018, 07:15
Replies: 102
Views: 23,580
Posted By IamDave
The first time that happened to me, on my other...

The first time that happened to me, on my other router. I spent a few hours scratching my head. It is not an uncommon problem. Especially, if you use your machine.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 19 October 2018, 07:07
Replies: 117
Views: 26,673
Posted By IamDave
Here is a video from Oriental Motors, concerning...

Here is a video from Oriental Motors, concerning cooling fans over
electrical components. Some might find useful....
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 14 September 2018, 07:31
Replies: 35
Views: 7,453
Posted By IamDave
It is nice table Eric. sembra fatto correttamente.

It is nice table Eric. sembra fatto correttamente.
Forum: Motors & their mountings Mon 28 May 2018, 21:44
Replies: 4
Views: 2,045
Posted By IamDave
I cut exterior fretwork mainly 1 inch, and 1.25"...

I cut exterior fretwork mainly 1 inch, and 1.25" Extira.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 24 May 2018, 07:00
Replies: 197
Views: 64,071
Posted By IamDave
Amphenol connectors. Thank you for pointing it...

Amphenol connectors. Thank you for pointing it out to me. I do really appreciate it.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 20 May 2018, 22:10
Replies: 117
Views: 26,673
Posted By IamDave
No sir. I think I want to go with geared...

No sir. I think I want to go with geared steppers now. I also am going to add the smooth stepper. (Because that fast movement, back to zero scares the ^v^ out of me.).
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 20 May 2018, 16:30
Replies: 197
Views: 64,071
Posted By IamDave
Yes. I was going to buy connectors, but have...

Yes. I was going to buy connectors, but have decided to go with the heat shrink but joints. They have lasted well (10 Years) on my other machine.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 19 May 2018, 07:47
Replies: 117
Views: 26,673
Posted By IamDave
If anyone is using the PMDX134 board, and...

If anyone is using the PMDX134 board, and experience problems, that do not make sense. Replace the 25 pin ribbon cable. Maybe it will solve your problems, as it did mine.
I believe this, to also be...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 19 May 2018, 07:43
Replies: 197
Views: 64,071
Posted By IamDave
So you think is better to not use connectors, and...

So you think is better to not use connectors, and to solder the motor wire connections as well.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 18 May 2018, 15:26
Replies: 197
Views: 64,071
Posted By IamDave
Alrighty Ivo. Anxiously waiting, to see it...

Alrighty Ivo. Anxiously waiting, to see it cutting stuff. I am watching and learning.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 17 May 2018, 11:07
Replies: 74
Views: 23,202
Posted By IamDave
Never mind there Chuck #125. I found it.

Never mind there Chuck #125. I found it.
Forum: Motors & their mountings Mon 14 May 2018, 17:30
Replies: 4
Views: 2,045
Posted By IamDave
PK296A2A-SG7.2 from Oriental Motor Company $257

PK296A2A-SG7.2 from Oriental Motor Company $257
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 14 May 2018, 16:46
Replies: 21
Views: 9,435
Posted By IamDave
Nice. That is awesome.

Nice. That is awesome.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 09 May 2018, 14:29
Replies: 34
Views: 6,150
Posted By IamDave
Archie, I saw a machine just like yours running...

Archie, I saw a machine just like yours running at the Blacksmith shop in Pigeon Forge the other day, by the "Old Mill Restaurant". You are right. That thing is loud. Definitely scary.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 09 May 2018, 14:25
Replies: 117
Views: 26,673
Posted By IamDave
Okay 2 -3 days of learning. Apparently during the...

Okay 2 -3 days of learning. Apparently during the motor deal, I damaged one of the drives through feedback without blowing a fuse. Support is great there. They are going to look at it and repair. The...
Forum: Motors & their mountings Sun 06 May 2018, 05:50
Replies: 4
Views: 2,045
Posted By IamDave
Which Oriental Motor For 2018

Which Oriental Motor, is recommended for 2018?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 03 May 2018, 07:03
Replies: 117
Views: 26,673
Posted By IamDave
Is there anyone on here, that cuts 1" and 1.25"...

Is there anyone on here, that cuts 1" and 1.25" Extira on a regular basis, with a MechMate? I cut between 100-300 sheets a year. Just wondering.
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Thu 03 May 2018, 05:43
Replies: 96
Views: 46,946
Posted By IamDave
Was this whole conversation, a discussion on what...

Was this whole conversation, a discussion on what Mach 3 does automatically for you when you tune the motors?
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