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Forum: About this Forum Tue 11 March 2008, 20:42
Replies: 203
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Posted By stefanv
Gerald, you want all of us to come to South...

Gerald, you want all of us to come to South Africa? Or can we offer you a ticket to US? :rolleyes:
Forum: About this Forum Mon 10 March 2008, 23:48
Replies: 203
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Posted By stefanv
I’m must say, I’m amazed with the simplicity and...

I’m must say, I’m amazed with the simplicity and the efficiency of the Mechmate. Seeing it hard at work, I’m sure there is no CNC table in its price range or even 5 times more, that’s more accurate...
Forum: About this Forum Mon 10 March 2008, 20:42
Replies: 203
Views: 80,783
Posted By stefanv
Sean, Stefan, Nils, Mechmate

What about this little reunion :D:D:D ?

http://www.maximasa.com/images/orlando031008.jpg

Orlando March 10, 2008
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Fri 22 February 2008, 04:52
Replies: 5
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Posted By stefanv
Hoi Nuut, Als jij het Nederlands zo goed...

Hoi Nuut,

Als jij het Nederlands zo goed verstaat als ik het Afrikaans, kunnen we mekaar toch nog helpen :) een hoop ervaring hier op dit site! Welkom bij Mechmate!

Stefan
Forum: Archives Wed 20 February 2008, 08:49
Replies: 151
Views: 45,422
Posted By stefanv
I'll for the FL batch,... Stefan

I'll for the FL batch,...
Stefan
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Sun 17 February 2008, 21:45
Replies: 42
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Posted By stefanv
Using the Gecko G540 drive a MechMate

Did you guys follow the thread on cnc zone http://www.cnczone.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51083&page=21 ?
Somehow Mariss managed to design and build a new Gecko in about 2 weeks. 4 drives...
Forum: Archives Sat 16 February 2008, 19:17
Replies: 151
Views: 45,422
Posted By stefanv
Joe, I'm planning to get the mamba set with...

Joe,

I'm planning to get the mamba set with Sean in FL. However the deal on the bearings is good. We need 10 right? If you don't mind sending me just those, I'll pm you my info. Do you happen to...
Forum: Archives Sat 16 February 2008, 06:09
Replies: 151
Views: 45,422
Posted By stefanv
Looks like I'll stick to router bits for a...

Looks like I'll stick to router bits for a while,... :)
Stefan
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 15 February 2008, 17:46
Replies: 489
Views: 145,493
Posted By stefanv
Sean, with the risk of you disappearing now that...

Sean, with the risk of you disappearing now that you no longer need us :)
I'll be in Orlando mid next month, if you are open for a tour and a chat, I would love to stop by and see the Mechmate. I...
Forum: Archives Fri 15 February 2008, 16:54
Replies: 151
Views: 45,422
Posted By stefanv
How strong is this laser?

How strong is this laser?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 15 February 2008, 15:34
Replies: 489
Views: 145,493
Posted By stefanv
Sean, remenber on Oct 7th in your post #1 you...

Sean, remenber on Oct 7th in your post #1 you said you calculated a bill of $6818.32? So how many cents were you off? :)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 15 February 2008, 09:41
Replies: 489
Views: 145,493
Posted By stefanv
Good going Sean!! :cool:

Good going Sean!! :cool:
Forum: Archives Sat 09 February 2008, 08:32
Replies: 151
Views: 45,422
Posted By stefanv
Nils, are you ordering with the Alabama group, or...

Nils, are you ordering with the Alabama group, or are you waiting for the FL group with Sean?
Stefan ( 33182 :) )
Forum: Profiled (laser cut) & bent steel plate Sat 09 February 2008, 08:15
Replies: 24
Views: 13,588
Posted By stefanv
Sean, when we get to ordering the laser cut and...

Sean, when we get to ordering the laser cut and bend parts, is it hard for you to add a piece of 30" of cold rolled flat 1/4 x 4 tool steel to my order? I like the way your Z axis turned out. If you...
Forum: Archives Fri 08 February 2008, 09:59
Replies: 0
Views: 1,736
Posted By stefanv
Geckos on Ebay 275 for 3!

Just thought I spread the news, 3 Geckos 202 with heatsink and fan on Ebay, $220.00 (for now) buy in now $275!! Hurry!
...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 05 February 2008, 13:54
Replies: 550
Views: 152,657
Posted By stefanv
Alan, did you buy a new grinder to make these...

Alan, did you buy a new grinder to make these pictures? :cool:
Man, looks like we have the beginning here of the official Mechmate manual comming to Amazon soon! Wow great pictures!
The parts also...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Tue 05 February 2008, 09:59
Replies: 64
Views: 23,026
Posted By stefanv
So I don't know Mach3 well enough. But can you...

So I don't know Mach3 well enough. But can you override the limit switch, make the X-motors push against the stop blocks, back up, and then home again to make sure you're square? (on one x limit...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 05 February 2008, 09:54
Replies: 19
Views: 7,183
Posted By stefanv
4th axis

Is there a place to post threads about 4th axis?

The forum got me thinking again about using a fifth Gecko to steer a 4th axis. My idea was to be able to clamp a piece of wood on a horizontal...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Tue 05 February 2008, 09:24
Replies: 64
Views: 23,026
Posted By stefanv
considering options

Just a stupid addition to an intelligent thread,..

Some months ago I asked about "homing" both X 's. http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?p=4913&postcount=6 I was told by Gerald that we...
Forum: Archives Tue 05 February 2008, 08:45
Replies: 14
Views: 4,257
Posted By stefanv
I think that everything depends on where on the...

I think that everything depends on where on the forum the info is found. A real interesting link on V-rollers is without value when you're looking to hook up your BOB. I think Gerald is doing a great...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 03 February 2008, 14:21
Replies: 19
Views: 7,183
Posted By stefanv
Well, and I quote the spec sheet; Contact...

Well, and I quote the spec sheet;

Contact reliability
The movable switch contacts are double moving contacts. This increases the
contact reliability even when the switch has to be operated with...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 03 February 2008, 13:16
Replies: 19
Views: 7,183
Posted By stefanv
Paul, Yes, these will work. What we need is...

Paul,

Yes, these will work. What we need is only a few milliamps at 12 Volt to steer the breakout board. If it weren't for the fact that we dealing with a heavy, big machine here, we could easily...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 03 February 2008, 07:54
Replies: 19
Views: 7,183
Posted By stefanv
Limit switches

Hey there,

There has been so much talk going on about limit switches these last days, I started looking for what's out there. Expensive stuff.
So I came accross a deal on ebay, 4 switches from...
Forum: About this Forum Fri 18 January 2008, 20:43
Replies: 203
Views: 80,783
Posted By stefanv
http://www.maximasa.com/images/StefanV.jpg ...

http://www.maximasa.com/images/StefanV.jpg

It's me! Stefan, Haiti.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 18 January 2008, 19:34
Replies: 489
Views: 145,493
Posted By stefanv
Congratulations with Colby Sean !!!

Congratulations with Colby Sean !!!
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