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Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 30 November 2017, 13:30
Replies: 136
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Posted By Fox
Following with interest. Smart idea to reinforce.

Following with interest. Smart idea to reinforce.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 28 August 2017, 10:55
Replies: 136
Views: 27,135
Posted By Fox
What kind/brand of epoxy did you use ? I hear...

What kind/brand of epoxy did you use ? I hear common epoxies creep up at the edges, and you need special self levelling versions.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 27 August 2017, 12:30
Replies: 136
Views: 27,135
Posted By Fox
Following with interest, still have my 25 Hiwins...

Following with interest, still have my 25 Hiwins laying around, maybe I get around upgrading the beast someday.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 24 August 2017, 12:49
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By Fox
To add to this discussion ( because it got more...

To add to this discussion ( because it got more interesting then one could suspect by it's opening post :D );

I also find it a tad sad and a pity that the forum is what it is at the moment. No...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Fri 16 June 2017, 14:24
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By Fox
I heard people using diamond tipped cutters for...

I heard people using diamond tipped cutters for glass fibre and carbon fibre materials infused materials to get some sort of meters out of a bit. Anything else would burn out quickly, but not first...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 11 March 2017, 06:53
Replies: 89
Views: 14,922
Posted By Fox
Cool project. You should be proud, I see a lot of...

Cool project. You should be proud, I see a lot of those bigger project never come to an endresult.
Care to share some more pics of it ?
Safe sailing !
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 03 March 2017, 01:23
Replies: 241
Views: 30,440
Posted By Fox
Nice, are you building MM's now for a living or...

Nice, are you building MM's now for a living or are you seriously expanding the hobbyshed ?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 25 February 2017, 02:31
Replies: 73
Views: 9,317
Posted By Fox
Rails are easy when you setup properly. Search...

Rails are easy when you setup properly. Search the forum. But in short, stable platform good sliding skate turn cut to height with thin 1 mm stainless cutting discs from pferd or such, then convert...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Tue 21 February 2017, 02:02
Replies: 5
Views: 2,538
Posted By Fox
@Irfan: I use Eding CPU5b with Eding Bob.

@Irfan: I use Eding CPU5b with Eding Bob.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 13 February 2017, 12:47
Replies: 73
Views: 9,317
Posted By Fox
Put in some cross bracing, you'll be amazed how...

Put in some cross bracing, you'll be amazed how much it moves around under it's own power.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 24 January 2017, 05:28
Replies: 358
Views: 37,498
Posted By Fox
Nice heh ! Good work.

Nice heh ! Good work.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 04 January 2017, 06:44
Replies: 358
Views: 37,498
Posted By Fox
1 employee. 1 that does not moan and does not get...

1 employee. 1 that does not moan and does not get sick, only makes noise and dust ;-)
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 04 January 2017, 06:43
Replies: 16
Views: 6,062
Posted By Fox
Is this a new design or are you after the current...

Is this a new design or are you after the current record for longest belt drive built :)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 03 January 2017, 12:06
Replies: 358
Views: 37,498
Posted By Fox
You wont regret the dust collection, my life...

You wont regret the dust collection, my life became so much easier after that (and healthier). I forgot to switch it on the other day, and I was still amazed about the mess it can make within the...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 02 December 2016, 12:25
Replies: 62
Views: 10,499
Posted By Fox
Thanks for all the answers. I also have a...

Thanks for all the answers.

I also have a thicker gantry and modfied z, I saw similair flex and interpolated it either way and shimmed compensation under my rails. For normal trough cutting its...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 02 December 2016, 04:35
Replies: 62
Views: 10,499
Posted By Fox
Big machine, crazy that huge steel bottom sheet,...

Big machine, crazy that huge steel bottom sheet, but it should warp less then mdf :D !

How are the linear rails vs de V-rails, any noticeable difference ? I do not see any reasons to upgrade right...
Forum: 80. Computer Hardware & Software Sun 20 November 2016, 10:06
Replies: 1
Views: 1,953
Posted By Fox
I use cpu5b and very happy with it. Wrote...

I use cpu5b and very happy with it. Wrote something about it a very long time ago in my buildtopic. Discovered the macros yet ?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 15 October 2016, 13:48
Replies: 208
Views: 19,645
Posted By Fox
Very thorough..getting close ! Good luck on the...

Very thorough..getting close ! Good luck on the last bit !
Are you a brainsurgeon during the day ? :D
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 03 October 2016, 12:36
Replies: 126
Views: 22,409
Posted By Fox
I applaud your work and the fact that you share...

I applaud your work and the fact that you share even though I am with Danilo that you could have prevented some mistakes by reading a little more into the forum. Some people only read, and that's not...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 24 September 2016, 02:48
Replies: 126
Views: 22,409
Posted By Fox
6 mm is a lot ! Or do you mean 0,6 mm ( cant read...

6 mm is a lot ! Or do you mean 0,6 mm ( cant read the drawing )
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 19 September 2016, 02:19
Replies: 136
Views: 27,135
Posted By Fox
That's cool ! Interested to see the linears, I...

That's cool ! Interested to see the linears, I have same laying around, but never mounted them yet still using MM v rails.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 19 September 2016, 02:15
Replies: 126
Views: 22,409
Posted By Fox
Don't forget cutting forces my friend, and you'll...

Don't forget cutting forces my friend, and you'll be amazed how much even a big table will be shaking ( sideways !) when the thing is rapidly moving along it's axes, because you're stopping and...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 13 September 2016, 10:45
Replies: 126
Views: 22,409
Posted By Fox
Ivo, imo better don't suggest to weld the cut...

Ivo, imo better don't suggest to weld the cut entirely, the main beam will go bananas on him, bending all over the place, even with the helpers.

Sean he writes it just above your question, that...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 09 September 2016, 13:21
Replies: 136
Views: 27,135
Posted By Fox
Nice and beefy ;-) good to see some activity...

Nice and beefy ;-) good to see some activity here.
Why did you make your triangulation short as in with straight pieces in between ? You loose a little of the effect yoir are after that way.
Also...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 04 September 2016, 04:52
Replies: 126
Views: 22,409
Posted By Fox
If you are indeed bolting all joints only ( I...

If you are indeed bolting all joints only ( I notice the tackwelds, but I think for drilling only ? ) you better use two bolts on those joints to create a more rigid construction. One bolt creates a...
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