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Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Wed 08 June 2016, 13:46
Replies: 112
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Posted By Axel1966
Hi thuan, I never builded any MechMate,...

Hi thuan,

I never builded any MechMate, because I can't weld properly. The design on post #73 may cause problems along the gantry. A gantry long as that should be stiffer than on MechMate standard...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 03 January 2016, 14:05
Replies: 112
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Posted By Axel1966
@ jayrwein You're digging out a pretty old...

@ jayrwein
You're digging out a pretty old topic ! I wanted to build a MM, but the MM needs welding skills I still don't have. I builded a very different machine two years ago. So don't worry, I...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 01 November 2014, 08:40
Replies: 518
Views: 90,405
Posted By Axel1966
Bearings inside the stepper Russell ?

Bearings inside the stepper Russell ?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 21 October 2014, 10:32
Replies: 518
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Posted By Axel1966
Yep, realy nice work ! I love you huge workbenchs...

Yep, realy nice work ! I love you huge workbenchs too. Are they Ron Paulk like ?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 02 October 2014, 11:37
Replies: 518
Views: 90,405
Posted By Axel1966
Very nice work Russel, I will remember your...

Very nice work Russel, I will remember your technique. What kind of finishing did you use ?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 17 May 2014, 18:47
Replies: 154
Views: 24,567
Posted By Axel1966
Nice work, how did you manage the gap caused by...

Nice work, how did you manage the gap caused by the cutter's offset ?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 15 May 2014, 04:17
Replies: 518
Views: 90,405
Posted By Axel1966
What about opening the motor and have a look at...

What about opening the motor and have a look at the inside ? If it spins freely, it's dead anyway.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 13 March 2014, 08:03
Replies: 271
Views: 36,572
Posted By Axel1966
The MechMate was engineered to beat the expensive...

The MechMate was engineered to beat the expensive ShopBot One, at low cost, with ordinary tools, skils and knowledge. And that was a succes. The MechMate do pretty well it's job : cutting wood and/or...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 12 March 2014, 12:09
Replies: 271
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Posted By Axel1966
I own the 4 systems and I can compare SBR, TBR,...

I own the 4 systems and I can compare SBR, TBR, Linear guideways, and I use also Hepco precision forged and machined Vgroove rails and bearings, which I belive represents the next level compared to...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 11 March 2014, 19:11
Replies: 271
Views: 36,572
Posted By Axel1966
Hmmmm. Aluminium... The MechMate is not a metal...

Hmmmm. Aluminium... The MechMate is not a metal milling machine. All the Metal CNCs have prismatic linear rails, pretty expensive. What grade of aluminum will you machine ? Some can be very hard,...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 11 March 2014, 18:10
Replies: 271
Views: 36,572
Posted By Axel1966
No problem marko. English is not my mother tongue...

No problem marko. English is not my mother tongue too. The LUU are not that expensive, and they stays linear on 96mm long, it's a real improvement with this type of rails.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 11 March 2014, 17:50
Replies: 271
Views: 36,572
Posted By Axel1966
Fully supported indeed, but maintained by a screw...

Fully supported indeed, but maintained by a screw each 175mm. No problem in vertical motion, but it bends horizontaly. Whatever, even in 20mm it will be an improvement. I hope you'll get what you...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 11 March 2014, 17:17
Replies: 271
Views: 36,572
Posted By Axel1966
I understand. You may want to change for suported...

I understand. You may want to change for suported linear rails for some reasons I guess. The bearings can stand 160kgf, but what about the rails themselves ? Believe me, they can flex easily. Even in...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 11 March 2014, 16:37
Replies: 271
Views: 36,572
Posted By Axel1966
20mm sounds very light for the MechMate weight.

20mm sounds very light for the MechMate weight.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 12 October 2013, 13:26
Replies: 778
Views: 100,004
Posted By Axel1966
Hi, very nice cut Daren ! What about a all over...

Hi, very nice cut Daren !
What about a all over glossy white lacker, then a fill with epoxy resin with translucent blue dye in the grooves ?
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Wed 03 July 2013, 12:25
Replies: 112
Views: 29,660
Posted By Axel1966
Pascal, Essaie de prendre quelques jours...

Pascal,

Essaie de prendre quelques jours pour digérer les plans.
Beaucoup de choses prennent du sens en multipliant les lectures.
Si tu as des questions entre temps, n'hésite pas. ;)
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Wed 03 July 2013, 10:27
Replies: 112
Views: 29,660
Posted By Axel1966
Salut Pascal, Inutile de poster sur tous les...

Salut Pascal,

Inutile de poster sur tous les sujets et tous les forums ;)
Une aide t'a été proposée sur un autre forum si je ne m'abuse.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 24 June 2013, 07:45
Replies: 778
Views: 100,004
Posted By Axel1966
Nice job Daren ! How type of joinery did you...

Nice job Daren !
How type of joinery did you used : dadoes ? rabbets ? hardware ?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 24 June 2013, 01:33
Replies: 778
Views: 100,004
Posted By Axel1966
Hi, I use Fine Arts oil paint to tint the epoxy. ...

Hi, I use Fine Arts oil paint to tint the epoxy.
You have a wider range of tints and subtil or vivid colors.
The oil paint keep the Epoxy transluscent.
If you want an opaque tint, add some marble...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 08 March 2013, 03:27
Replies: 667
Views: 112,381
Posted By Axel1966
Hi Hennie, Did you mesure precisely the cut ? ...

Hi Hennie,
Did you mesure precisely the cut ?
On mecanical parts, the usual requirement is 0.02mm
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 12 February 2013, 09:10
Replies: 518
Views: 90,405
Posted By Axel1966
No problem mate ;)

No problem mate ;)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 12 February 2013, 06:31
Replies: 518
Views: 90,405
Posted By Axel1966
Hi Russel, Nice cut ! The girl will be...

Hi Russel,

Nice cut ! The girl will be absolutely delighted.

The proper word is "Fleur" (flower) ;)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 28 January 2013, 10:32
Replies: 154
Views: 24,567
Posted By Axel1966
Hi, Nice work ! Are the casters permanent ?

Hi,
Nice work !
Are the casters permanent ?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 02 January 2013, 14:11
Replies: 778
Views: 100,004
Posted By Axel1966
Thanx ;)

Thanx ;)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 02 January 2013, 13:39
Replies: 778
Views: 100,004
Posted By Axel1966
Hi, Nice piece ! What kind of finishing is...

Hi,
Nice piece !
What kind of finishing is it ?
How did you darken the engraving ?
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