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Forum: 70. Control Systems Fri 15 December 2017, 10:33
Replies: 12
Views: 160
Posted By MetalHead
I "stuck" this thread since it is a good...

I "stuck" this thread since it is a good topic.
Forum: 70. Control Systems Fri 15 December 2017, 10:31
Replies: 12
Views: 160
Posted By MetalHead
This is a old machine. I have not dug into the...

This is a old machine. I have not dug into the dryer wiring, but the way it was acting before I fixed it suggested they were tied together. That is why when I unplugged it the neutral was loosing its...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Fri 15 December 2017, 10:27
Replies: 3
Views: 1,413
Posted By MetalHead
Yup - a lot of data buried in this forum for...

Yup - a lot of data buried in this forum for sure!!
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 12 December 2017, 06:45
Replies: 43
Views: 3,301
Posted By MetalHead
Well we sure had it also!! Not normal for sure...

Well we sure had it also!! Not normal for sure and especially this time of year!!
Forum: 70. Control Systems Tue 12 December 2017, 06:41
Replies: 12
Views: 160
Posted By MetalHead
I had the same floating neutral/ground issue on...

I had the same floating neutral/ground issue on my house!! The only thing holding everything down was the dryer as this was the only plug with an extra ground. So when they dryer was plugged in all...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 02 December 2017, 10:15
Replies: 139
Views: 27,394
Posted By MetalHead
Looking great!

Looking great!
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 20 November 2017, 10:14
Replies: 210
Views: 19,899
Posted By MetalHead
Just so I understand. These motors move X & Y...

Just so I understand. These motors move X & Y just fine?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 19 November 2017, 20:20
Replies: 210
Views: 19,899
Posted By MetalHead
So are you saying you got your motors and still...

So are you saying you got your motors and still have an issue?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 12 November 2017, 15:16
Replies: 210
Views: 19,899
Posted By MetalHead
What voltage are you running at the motors?

What voltage are you running at the motors?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 12 November 2017, 08:25
Replies: 210
Views: 19,899
Posted By MetalHead
Do you have a degaussing coil? ...

Do you have a degaussing coil?

http://www.cnczone.com/forums/general-cnc-machine-related-electronics/3848-scrap-steppers-servos-quickly.html

Post #9 was interesting about remagnetization.
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Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 10 November 2017, 17:40
Replies: 210
Views: 19,899
Posted By MetalHead
I may have missed it in the threads, but have you...

I may have missed it in the threads, but have you looked at your Geckos? Also check the resistance of the limit resistor on the Gecko. Also try switching Gecko's and then the PMDX 133's. If this...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 07 November 2017, 05:41
Replies: 43
Views: 3,301
Posted By MetalHead
I agree, keep posting your progress. Looks like...

I agree, keep posting your progress. Looks like your moving forward. So your going direct drive, no belt reduction to start?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 31 October 2017, 20:08
Replies: 210
Views: 19,899
Posted By MetalHead
One thing folks should keep in mind, just like on...

One thing folks should keep in mind, just like on cars, over time and with use these dampeners wear out.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 31 October 2017, 05:24
Replies: 210
Views: 19,899
Posted By MetalHead
Have you checked your spring dampeners to make...

Have you checked your spring dampeners to make sure they are ok? Does the motor work ok off of the machine? Sounds like if this is on your Z axis only your lift cylinders may need replacing.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Tue 31 October 2017, 05:03
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By MetalHead
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: The Market Place Mon 23 October 2017, 08:50
Replies: 6
Views: 3,709
Posted By MetalHead
Hello Everyone !!! It is that time of year again...

Hello Everyone !!! It is that time of year again when I need to renew the hosting services for the forum.

I need each of you that feel they are getting great knowledge within this forum to make a...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Mon 23 October 2017, 08:42
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By MetalHead
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: Dxf Library Mon 09 October 2017, 05:31
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By MetalHead
Is this your website?

Is this your website?
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 21 September 2017, 19:53
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By MetalHead
Paul - Did you get your plans?

Paul - Did you get your plans?
Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Wed 13 September 2017, 05:28
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By MetalHead
Is this new? Did you source all the parts from...

Is this new? Did you source all the parts from one source?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 13 September 2017, 05:24
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By MetalHead
Congrats!! Can we get a picture of the MechMate?

Congrats!! Can we get a picture of the MechMate?
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Wed 13 September 2017, 05:22
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By MetalHead
You want to see a MechMate in action doing...

You want to see a MechMate in action doing cabinets look up Kornerking.

As far as the guides, the V rails work great. Don't fall into the thinking that you MUST have linear rails because the high...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 31 August 2017, 06:52
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By MetalHead
Nikolay , I will disagree with your comment....

Nikolay , I will disagree with your comment. MechMate is a great commercial production machine for the money. If you have the time, building a MechMate will give you a CNC machine that you can run...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 27 August 2017, 06:54
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By MetalHead
Welcome aboard!!

Welcome aboard!!
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 27 August 2017, 06:50
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By MetalHead
Welcome aboard!!

Welcome aboard!!
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