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Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Sun 26 February 2012, 04:22
Replies: 443
Views: 140,684
Posted By Besser
slight upgrade suggestion

Im running this type of gearbox on my machine and would suggest some mods to your gearbox:

Having the adjustment slots for the motor 5mm and running an inverted flanged nut. the flange stops the...
Forum: 20. Gantry Thu 01 December 2011, 21:47
Replies: 54
Views: 24,582
Posted By Besser
Mechmates are to heavy (just wanted to be the...

Mechmates are to heavy (just wanted to be the first)
Forum: Troubleshooting Mon 17 October 2011, 20:28
Replies: 14
Views: 3,436
Posted By Besser
My 2c: Run dual Earth system including 2 ground...

My 2c:
Run dual Earth system including 2 ground rods. make one for the dirty power the other for data. Sink these as far apart as possible.

The ground conducts and has it's own electrical tracks...
Forum: The Show Room Sat 01 October 2011, 15:07
Replies: 9
Views: 3,206
Posted By Besser
I saw an article in a wood work mag on a similar...

I saw an article in a wood work mag on a similar idea(manually made of course). They had added a slot in the front to see the "amount left" on the roll and a french cleat on the back. Making them in...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 06 September 2011, 00:14
Replies: 16
Views: 3,695
Posted By Besser
Hey Rival, Great work! looking neat and...

Hey Rival,

Great work! looking neat and you're making dust! What's the plan for this baby?

Whats with the Zero table boards?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 25 November 2010, 19:59
Replies: 63
Views: 19,659
Posted By Besser
Been to long between drinks! well had my head...

Been to long between drinks! well had my head down in the business. Well started again on the MM. My Two head aches:
1: Deviating from design (there is a reason)
2: Working with thicker frame...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 25 November 2010, 19:46
Replies: 268
Views: 44,555
Posted By Besser
Great progress, I like the table channels....

Great progress, I like the table channels. Nothing looks better then solid construction. I remember Gerald telling me to paint the raw pieces first then touch up the finished assembly. Saves hanging...
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Wed 30 June 2010, 01:51
Replies: 5
Views: 3,256
Posted By Besser
Hey Eric, I went down the 45deg jig table...

Hey Eric,

I went down the 45deg jig table slotted to expose an 8" bench grinder wheel. Grinding was so easy I (and Chis) completed the grinding under 10min. I was amazed at the finish and...
Forum: Rails & Rollers Thu 24 June 2010, 08:19
Replies: 12
Views: 5,346
Posted By Besser
BFH + VSS = alignment vss -> very small...

BFH + VSS = alignment

vss -> very small swing
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 08 June 2010, 21:53
Replies: 60
Views: 14,117
Posted By Besser
Pete, you are not alone! There are some good guys...

Pete, you are not alone! There are some good guys near who are building MM's

MM is a door to new possibilities, get building. Building jigs for your plane will be so much easier and precise with a...
Forum: The Market Place Sun 23 May 2010, 22:54
Replies: 93
Views: 31,623
Posted By Besser
Just a matter of time before the men in CHINA...

Just a matter of time before the men in CHINA will come out with a really cost effective ATC. If they can build cheap spindles, an ATC cant be far away. I just hope they don't copy Blurry's and give...
Forum: The Market Place Sun 23 May 2010, 22:44
Replies: 8
Views: 5,057
Posted By Besser
Hi Gary, Fortunately the MM system is open...

Hi Gary,
Fortunately the MM system is open source (no industrial secrets). I assume you are looking to supply components for this system by placing your details on this forum. Can you please list...
Forum: The Show Room Wed 12 May 2010, 22:59
Replies: 24
Views: 12,373
Posted By Besser
Perspective is a fascinating thing. I always...

Perspective is a fascinating thing. I always wonder how people value themselves as part of a system.

I hope your designs achieve what you want them to do.

Class after class of budding...
Forum: The Show Room Fri 07 May 2010, 05:20
Replies: 6
Views: 4,657
Posted By Besser
You know when I saw this thread headline I knew...

You know when I saw this thread headline I knew who was going to win it.
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Wed 05 May 2010, 05:51
Replies: 443
Views: 140,684
Posted By Besser
Hey guys, chrisd7306 is your friend, he's just...

Hey guys, chrisd7306 is your friend, he's just finished a design of a gearbox. It's really in the MM design as it uses the current mountings, allows for balanced weight around the pivot and is easy...
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Wed 24 March 2010, 23:53
Replies: 28
Views: 11,761
Posted By Besser
Totally agree, making rack will cost you time. If...

Totally agree, making rack will cost you time. If your up for the challenge, give it a go!
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Tue 23 March 2010, 17:23
Replies: 28
Views: 11,761
Posted By Besser
Jan I would also suggest a a horizontal mill with...

Jan I would also suggest a a horizontal mill with a slotting head attachment. then you get to run the length of the table. Rack made in oz is flame hardened after cutting so the use of a HSS profined...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 14 March 2010, 20:29
Replies: 1,078
Views: 184,731
Posted By Besser
Bulk Order or Local Supply

Thanks for the updated into, where do we get the adapter or are we looking at a bulk order?
Forum: General - MM Build Thu 04 March 2010, 13:47
Replies: 87
Views: 33,224
Posted By Besser
In my current build I have found the 2B's saves...

In my current build I have found the 2B's saves lots of money. Begging and Borrowing

Borrow Tools:
I borrowed the rail cutting saw and grinding setup, took care of them, kept them clean and saved...
Forum: 55. Dust Management Tue 02 March 2010, 00:16
Replies: 12
Views: 8,843
Posted By Besser
Hey John#26 I agree taking the mass of chips out...

Hey John#26 I agree taking the mass of chips out of the system produces less load on the system and having a barrel collector next to the machine is a great idea.
Forum: Motors & their mountings Mon 01 March 2010, 23:39
Replies: 11
Views: 4,298
Posted By Besser
Well it depends on which is the long axis....

Well it depends on which is the long axis. Commonly 2 but if your Y is longer then your X (mine is) then the answer is 1.

Alberto, those sound like powerful motors for a MM.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 23 February 2010, 23:48
Replies: 137
Views: 27,875
Posted By Besser
I agree the bearing is the way, but the height...

I agree the bearing is the way, but the height adjustment system needs work.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 21 February 2010, 22:20
Replies: 1,078
Views: 184,731
Posted By Besser
Just to let you know about the USB extensions and...

Just to let you know about the USB extensions and getting a hub near the y-car. http://www.data-alliance.net/-strse-74/USB-2.0-Active-Repeater/Detail.bok
An active repeater cable is probably the go...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Mon 08 February 2010, 18:38
Replies: 22
Views: 3,643
Posted By Besser
Heath, I agree it's a "fat cats" world. The paper...

Heath, I agree it's a "fat cats" world. The paper shufflers are the ones bleeding the profits out of us and deliver few results. "Precision Metal Part" in the accelerator would have been a PR house...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 08 February 2010, 16:23
Replies: 1,078
Views: 184,731
Posted By Besser
Like the rumble pad There is concern the...

Like the rumble pad

There is concern the "noise" created by routers, drives, PWR supplies and VFD's in combination cause interference for wireless devices and could create errant inputs. Last...
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