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Forum: General - MM Build Sat 13 March 2010, 17:05
Replies: 20
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Posted By glintid
I haven't done too much PMing...:o and it shows....

I haven't done too much PMing...:o and it shows. Thanks
Forum: General - MM Build Sat 13 March 2010, 16:51
Replies: 20
Views: 8,253
Posted By glintid
Hi Mike, no PM in my inbox yet. Does it take a...

Hi Mike, no PM in my inbox yet. Does it take a bit of time to arrive?
Forum: General - MM Build Sat 13 March 2010, 16:22
Replies: 20
Views: 8,253
Posted By glintid
Are the DXF drawings not available on the site...

Are the DXF drawings not available on the site for download anymore? The way I read this is one has to buy the parts ready cut from Metalhead? Correct me if I'm wrong.
Forum: About this Forum Thu 25 February 2010, 02:11
Replies: 101
Views: 41,394
Posted By glintid
Mainly been a lurker with intent to build. Thanks...

Mainly been a lurker with intent to build. Thanks Gerald for sharing your inspired design and elegantly simple approach to engineering. This Cape Town born, SA expat is a little regretful at having...
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Wed 13 May 2009, 23:28
Replies: 5
Views: 4,819
Posted By glintid
Sean, Yes, your suggestion about the plate and...

Sean,
Yes, your suggestion about the plate and tube assembly makes sense, although I expect that mounting of the router becomes a bit more complex in trying to retain its stability. Although, I...
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Wed 13 May 2009, 12:01
Replies: 5
Views: 4,819
Posted By glintid
Thanks Gerald

Thanks for the input, I didn't think of the moment arm of the motor, and the router. I'll look at doing what you suggest and post it for input.
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Wed 13 May 2009, 04:20
Replies: 5
Views: 4,819
Posted By glintid
Extended Z input please-a mock up of altered spider

My intention is to cut foam for theming projects. I altered the spider assembly in the sketchup model I found on the site by adding 150mm +/- in length (z) to the spider and the car. Hopefully it...
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Sat 07 March 2009, 06:40
Replies: 86
Views: 40,444
Posted By glintid
Vibration.

Hi Sean,

Do you anticipate any vibration on the extended Z arm passed on by the router? I know that aluminum has a tendency to vibration. I'm looking to build a similar machine with an extended Z...
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Thu 05 February 2009, 07:35
Replies: 5
Views: 5,637
Posted By glintid
Long Z axis and motor springs

Ive been a long time wannabuild and intend to build a long z axis approx 2.5m x 3m x 1m Mechmate for cutting foam when I can secure the space, time and money. My question is, with the long moment arm...
Forum: General - MM Build Thu 01 May 2008, 22:43
Replies: 3
Views: 3,207
Posted By glintid
Thanks Sean and Greg, I'll keep that all in mind...

Thanks Sean and Greg, I'll keep that all in mind when I finally get around to accumulating parts. Lots more queries I expect. :)
Forum: General - MM Build Thu 01 May 2008, 15:04
Replies: 3
Views: 3,207
Posted By glintid
Thinking of building MM for acrylic

Hello all,
I've been lurking here for a while and have read most of the forum, sometimes more than once. I'm currently set up in Bucharest in Romania but hope to be back in Canada before autumn.
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