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Forum: The Market Place Sat 04 August 2018, 07:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,760
Posted By metpolbob
Are these items still for sale and how much are...

Are these items still for sale and how much are you looking for?
Forum: Profiled (laser cut) & bent steel plate Thu 26 October 2017, 17:27
Replies: 5
Views: 3,291
Posted By metpolbob
Still available

Still available
Forum: Profiled (laser cut) & bent steel plate Fri 22 September 2017, 11:01
Replies: 5
Views: 3,291
Posted By metpolbob
No they are still available...

No they are still available...
Forum: Profiled (laser cut) & bent steel plate Sun 17 September 2017, 06:51
Replies: 5
Views: 3,291
Posted By metpolbob
Hiya, yes I can split them and re pack them....

Hiya, yes I can split them and re pack them. Price would be 300
Forum: Profiled (laser cut) & bent steel plate Sat 16 September 2017, 20:15
Replies: 5
Views: 3,291
Posted By metpolbob
Two sets of laser cut parts available

I have two sets of laser cut parts available in Blackburn, Lancs.

The packaging has never been opened.

Cost over 700 originally.

For sale at 500.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 25 March 2017, 06:14
Replies: 26
Views: 8,238
Posted By metpolbob
I only used the Chinese for the workshop shelving...

I only used the Chinese for the workshop shelving as it was cheap. Totally agree about the glue and smell. I only intend to use it for prototyping and I will be cutting in Russian Birch.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 23 March 2017, 06:32
Replies: 26
Views: 8,238
Posted By metpolbob
Just made some shelving for storage in the unit...

Just made some shelving for storage in the unit and the vacuum bed worked great with no problems holding a sheet of bowed Chinese 12mm.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 12 March 2017, 07:36
Replies: 26
Views: 8,238
Posted By metpolbob
I've replaced the springs which weren't the...

I've replaced the springs which weren't the original Mechmate spec with some more that aren't the Mechmate spec and tightened the pinions which had some movement in them and it's a big improvement...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 07 March 2017, 10:09
Replies: 26
Views: 8,238
Posted By metpolbob
I already had the Cad drawing from many moons...

I already had the Cad drawing from many moons ago.

I exported it from Shopbots Parts Wizard into a very old version of Artcam then into VCarvePro8.5.

The MechMate is running on Mach3
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 07 March 2017, 08:45
Replies: 26
Views: 8,238
Posted By metpolbob
I'm now making dust :-)

Well a massive big thank you to everyone who has posted.... You were all right about the Spindle turning in the wrong direction.... Two wires swapped and all sorted.

I decided to use the sheet I...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 06 March 2017, 12:16
Replies: 26
Views: 8,238
Posted By metpolbob
Well..... It's a bit of a School Boy error day...

Well..... It's a bit of a School Boy error day for me... It's been several years since I played on a CNC... I will check the Spindle direction tomorrow but I did discover my toolpath was set to climb...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 06 March 2017, 08:21
Replies: 26
Views: 8,238
Posted By metpolbob
Well I've been trying to cut a Plenum Vac Bed and...

Well I've been trying to cut a Plenum Vac Bed and Failed.

The carriage decided to jump off the rails on the first pass :eek: - But I was more worried about the glowing embers in the wood :)
...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 10 February 2017, 09:01
Replies: 26
Views: 8,238
Posted By metpolbob
Hi Everyone, Yep I picked it up from the...

Hi Everyone,

Yep I picked it up from the original builder who wanted more space.

Originally I wanted to build a small 4ft x 4ft table but I couldn't get anyone to weld up the table for me and...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 08 February 2017, 03:49
Replies: 26
Views: 8,238
Posted By metpolbob
Hi David, It started off we were going to do some...

Hi David, It started off we were going to do some home hobby stuff but the machine was too big for our garage so having needed extra space for storing our stock we've taken on a small unit and put...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 07 February 2017, 09:25
Replies: 26
Views: 8,238
Posted By metpolbob
Nearly Ready To Turn on The Beast

I've managed to get my hands on a used Mechmate... Hoping to drop the machine from its Wheels by the weekend and get things moving :)
Forum: Golden Resources Tue 14 June 2011, 11:45
Replies: 22
Views: 10,002
Posted By metpolbob
Youve got a good memory... No I havent gone...

Youve got a good memory... No I havent gone back... I weigh more than a MechMate!

Are you still running the refuge trucks?

I've quite enjoyed reading this thread.... I took about 25% of the...
Forum: Golden Resources Tue 14 June 2011, 10:49
Replies: 22
Views: 10,002
Posted By metpolbob
Hi Gerald, I hope you are well and enjoying...

Hi Gerald,

I hope you are well and enjoying retirement.

Yes its me.. I can't believe its so long ago.

You and mike have done something truely amazing with the mechmate.

I really wish I...
Forum: Golden Resources Tue 14 June 2011, 07:16
Replies: 22
Views: 10,002
Posted By metpolbob
Just found this thread I used to be involved in...

Just found this thread I used to be involved in plylining and owned 4 shopbots.

We used to get lots of enquiries about the drawings and we wouldn't have had a problem selling them on but nobody...
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