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Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 12 April 2009, 21:56
Replies: 356
Views: 92,593
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Irfan, I like the computer table. Care to share...

Irfan, I like the computer table. Care to share the DXFs? :):rolleyes::cool:
Forum: 55. Dust Management Thu 09 April 2009, 13:01
Replies: 8
Views: 6,844
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Here is some personal experience. JR and I had a...

Here is some personal experience. JR and I had a 1/4" downcut spiral mounted just to compare cuts with the "standard" upcut bit. On some straight plunge cuts - basically drilling 1/4" holes, the...
Forum: The Show Room Fri 06 March 2009, 08:12
Replies: 10
Views: 4,633
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Alan, Beautiful work. Just to make sure I...

Alan,

Beautiful work. Just to make sure I understand, would you post a picture of a "slot drill". I have to machine a bunch of different plastics and I am going to experiment with "O" flute...
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Mon 02 March 2009, 06:06
Replies: 34
Views: 25,266
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Kalo, Where were you 4 months ago when I...

Kalo,

Where were you 4 months ago when I learned to solder DB9s??????

EVERYTHING he says is right on.

I learned each of those things the hard way. You would have saved me a bunch of...
Forum: Graphics & CAD Fri 27 February 2009, 05:36
Replies: 7
Views: 5,029
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Kobus, This is certainly not an AutoCAD...

Kobus,

This is certainly not an AutoCAD problem. It is a problem with drawing technique. If you are going to cut a lot of work from your friend, you need to sit down with him and explain that...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Wed 21 January 2009, 15:35
Replies: 9
Views: 4,108
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Steve, If you can build the mechanics, you...

Steve,

If you can build the mechanics, you can build the control box. I said the very same thing you just did in my first post. Gerald, if he remembers, can attest to that. But... my box worked...
Forum: Motors & their mountings Fri 16 January 2009, 18:32
Replies: 7
Views: 4,088
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Ask JR for the DXFs. The belt drives work great.

Ask JR for the DXFs. The belt drives work great.
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Wed 14 January 2009, 18:30
Replies: 4
Views: 4,824
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Stop! Don't open the motor case! That just...

Stop! Don't open the motor case! That just about destroys steppers. I'm sure that Gerald and Mike Richards can tell you much more about why / how that is really bad.
Forum: General - MM Operating Thu 08 January 2009, 20:00
Replies: 10
Views: 6,480
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Where the wind don't blow, you really shouldn't...

Where the wind don't blow, you really shouldn't go.

-Led Zeppelin
Forum: General - MM Operating Thu 08 January 2009, 16:01
Replies: 10
Views: 6,480
Posted By Marc Shlaes
I checked out the website. YOU SIR ARE A...

I checked out the website. YOU SIR ARE A CRAFTSMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Whose designs are you building? I am curious. Post more pictures!

Thanks,
Forum: The Show Room Sun 04 January 2009, 08:50
Replies: 24
Views: 15,870
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Pierre, This is VERY interesting. Tre...

Pierre,

This is VERY interesting.

Tre bon!

Marc
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Tue 30 December 2008, 09:05
Replies: 64
Views: 17,143
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Christmas Eve was 21 for me. It happens day by...

Christmas Eve was 21 for me. It happens day by day.:D
Forum: About this Forum Fri 26 December 2008, 07:45
Replies: 203
Views: 82,150
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Hey, No whiskers! What is up with that?

Hey,

No whiskers! What is up with that?
Forum: Human Interface Devices (HID's) Sat 20 December 2008, 12:02
Replies: 12
Views: 6,872
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Joe, Did you find a US distributor of those...

Joe,

Did you find a US distributor of those German switches?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 12 December 2008, 20:03
Replies: 65
Views: 23,521
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Jeff, Welcome. Where are you in...

Jeff,

Welcome.

Where are you in eastern Iowa? I am from Moline, IL and I will probably be there for Christmas. Not totally sure yet. If you are close to Moline, we could possibly hook up...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 02 December 2008, 20:54
Replies: 53
Views: 19,172
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Try waxing the holes with a q-tip and filling...

Try waxing the holes with a q-tip and filling them with Sika-Flex. It is usually used to fill expansion joints in concrete. It remains rubbery forever and it is very easy to use. Just squeeze from a...
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Sun 23 November 2008, 14:21
Replies: 8
Views: 7,524
Posted By Marc Shlaes
But... but... but... That cord that runs...

But... but... but...

That cord that runs through the chains is 25 feet long. Can you even buy shielded "tool cord" wire to replace it with? Anyone? I don't think I have ever even seen it.
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Sun 23 November 2008, 10:38
Replies: 8
Views: 7,524
Posted By Marc Shlaes
I have been meaning to ask this and this reminder...

I have been meaning to ask this and this reminder makes it a good time. Most people, if not all, are running the power wire for their router in the same cable chain. Is the fact that each of the...
Forum: Graphics & CAD Thu 20 November 2008, 23:49
Replies: 115
Views: 49,438
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Well "master" 3D might be just a bit of a...

Well "master" 3D might be just a bit of a stretch. I was a pretty good 2D user of TurboCAD and I was asked to create some models for boat hulls as Greg mentioned. That just might be a bit of an...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 15 November 2008, 20:21
Replies: 92
Views: 27,255
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Doug, How is it we are married to the same...

Doug,

How is it we are married to the same woman?

I have been together with my wife almost 30 years. The other day, I was up to my ears in a repair job and I asked her to please grab a...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 09 November 2008, 21:44
Replies: 95
Views: 25,248
Posted By Marc Shlaes
Take care and don't overdo it. Good luck.

Take care and don't overdo it. Good luck.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 06 November 2008, 06:00
Replies: 610
Views: 228,392
Posted By Marc Shlaes
I wish I could turn another fresh face when I get...

I wish I could turn another fresh face when I get dull! :eek:
Forum: Archives Tue 04 November 2008, 14:05
Replies: 24
Views: 6,367
Posted By Marc Shlaes
GregJ just had the same type of jerky cut when he...

GregJ just had the same type of jerky cut when he used a certain method to draw shapes in Rhino. He was so sure it was mechanical he started disassembling motor mounts (if I recall).
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 30 October 2008, 07:08
Replies: 89
Views: 29,673
Posted By Marc Shlaes
How about the Trappiste Ales? I love Duvel but I...

How about the Trappiste Ales? I love Duvel but I love those too!!!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 21 October 2008, 21:45
Replies: 415
Views: 107,657
Posted By Marc Shlaes
After hearing more description, my money is on...

After hearing more description, my money is on JR's hunch. Take a good look at exact stop vs. constant velocity.
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