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Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 12 June 2008, 21:12
Replies: 415
Views: 101,481
Posted By cobra427mnsi
I would love to order from them, but they don't...

I would love to order from them, but they don't ship to Canada ! They seem to have it well organized, you would think that shipping to Canada would not be that difficult. Thousands of other...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 08 June 2008, 17:35
Replies: 415
Views: 101,481
Posted By cobra427mnsi
That is impressive! Very nice, Greg. Which...

That is impressive! Very nice, Greg.
Which milwaukee router did you use ?

Paul
Forum: Archives Tue 27 May 2008, 18:44
Replies: 19
Views: 6,871
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Robert Yes, the rails are all done. The...

Robert

Yes, the rails are all done. The skate worked like a charm.
Forum: Archives Tue 27 May 2008, 15:12
Replies: 19
Views: 6,871
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Hi David The diameter of the hole is 51mm...

Hi David

The diameter of the hole is 51mm (slightly over 2").
Forum: Archives Tue 27 May 2008, 13:52
Replies: 19
Views: 6,871
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Hi guys I edited the DXF laser cut file to...

Hi guys

I edited the DXF laser cut file to fit the Canadian Tire grinder. I have attached (I am going to try) the file and a couple of pics. Apparently, I cannot attach DXF files. I will...
Forum: Archives Tue 27 May 2008, 07:01
Replies: 19
Views: 6,871
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Robert That Canadian Tire grinder is the exact...

Robert
That Canadian Tire grinder is the exact one that I used. In fact, at that price, I bought 3 of them. I have one set up for the 45 degree skate and one with a cut off wheel for cutting down...
Forum: Rails & Rollers Sun 18 May 2008, 21:51
Replies: 84
Views: 25,263
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Doug, That would make sense in order to keep...

Doug,

That would make sense in order to keep everything cooler, thanks.
Anyone who has used one before. Does the saw spin with fewer rpm than a regular saw?

Paul
Forum: Rails & Rollers Sun 18 May 2008, 18:46
Replies: 84
Views: 25,263
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Dave What is the difference between the...

Dave

What is the difference between the SeelMax saw and any other portable Skil type saw other than the blade. Could I just order a 7 1/4" SteelMax blade and use it on my portable wood cutting...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 16 May 2008, 09:00
Replies: 228
Views: 61,897
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Ed, maybe I missed it, but, have you posted a...

Ed, maybe I missed it, but, have you posted a link to your website ? Or maybe just post the address.

Paul
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 15 May 2008, 21:49
Replies: 228
Views: 61,897
Posted By cobra427mnsi
I don't want to offend any MM diehards but that...

I don't want to offend any MM diehards but that red looks great .:D However, I will follow the rules and do mine in Ford blue. Way to go Ed:)
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 14 May 2008, 17:13
Replies: 489
Views: 138,106
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Here's a thought. Could a proximity switch be...

Here's a thought. Could a proximity switch be used to change the jog (feed) speed. If so, theoretically speaking, one could use two proximity switches set a few inches apart. When the first one is...
Forum: 70. Control Systems Wed 14 May 2008, 17:13
Replies: 333
Views: 120,001
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Here's a thought. Could a proximity switch be...

Here's a thought. Could a proximity switch be used to change the jog (feed) speed. If so, theoretically speaking, one could use two proximity switches set a few inches apart. When the first one is...
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Tue 13 May 2008, 22:54
Replies: 101
Views: 47,751
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Just saw a show on tv last night that showed how ...

Just saw a show on tv last night that showed how 3M VHB is being used to "weld" the aluminum skin on transport truck trailers now instead of rivets. They showed some demos and the tape joint was...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 13 May 2008, 22:37
Replies: 610
Views: 217,277
Posted By cobra427mnsi
I only have the table,gantry and carriage built...

I only have the table,gantry and carriage built at this time so I know nothing of cutting quality, speeds, gears, motors, etc. So this may sound silly, but could you use the geared motor (7.2) with...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 08 May 2008, 03:11
Replies: 610
Views: 217,277
Posted By cobra427mnsi
I'll say an amen to that and a happy birthday:) ...

I'll say an amen to that and a happy birthday:)

Paul
Forum: 10. Base Table Sun 04 May 2008, 22:12
Replies: 5
Views: 3,862
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Heath I checked around at all the lumber and...

Heath

I checked around at all the lumber and big box stores for MDF larger than 4X8, but came up empty handed. Then I called the local counter top manufacturer and he had it in 4X10, 5X10, and...
Forum: Rails & Rollers Sat 03 May 2008, 21:59
Replies: 159
Views: 72,036
Posted By cobra427mnsi
I tack welded a washer on each end as well. If...

I tack welded a washer on each end as well. If you use a C clamp (G clamp), the rail needs to be a little longer to allow for the clamp jaws.

Paul
Forum: General - MM Build Fri 02 May 2008, 22:17
Replies: 96
Views: 41,066
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Thanks guys for the info. I will check out the...

Thanks guys for the info. I will check out the welder tomorrow.

Paul
Forum: General - MM Build Fri 02 May 2008, 12:26
Replies: 96
Views: 41,066
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Jaladel Please explain the changing of the...

Jaladel
Please explain the changing of the polarity some more. If I am using flux core, what should the polarity be? eg the torch is pos. or neg. etc. I have a Hobart Handler. I bought it used...
Forum: Archives Thu 01 May 2008, 09:49
Replies: 15
Views: 5,920
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Devin I ,for one, am building a MechMate...

Devin

I ,for one, am building a MechMate strictly for the experience. I am not concerned about time or money on this project ( I'm retired so I have lots of time, less money). I am having a...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 29 April 2008, 13:16
Replies: 195
Views: 58,030
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Might seem like a silly question, but, can you...

Might seem like a silly question, but, can you use some of the vacuum from the dust collector to drive a vacuum hold down? The idea crossed my mind while reading several posts on these powerful dust...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Mon 31 March 2008, 18:10
Replies: 308
Views: 85,213
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Thanks, Gerald. You are right. I didn't think...

Thanks, Gerald. You are right. I didn't think through the process far enough. :o

Paul
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Mon 31 March 2008, 08:49
Replies: 308
Views: 85,213
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Kim, table looks good. I have designed mine to...

Kim, table looks good. I have designed mine to be bolted together as well. If I might ask a question. Why did you bolt the flat (large web)part of the C-channel table cross members onto the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 16 March 2008, 06:15
Replies: 415
Views: 101,481
Posted By cobra427mnsi
Greg, it may be cold in Canada, but we don't have...

Greg, it may be cold in Canada, but we don't have to ration water.:) We have oodles of fresh water. Although most of it is a little hard right now:D. I don't know which is better: warmth or plenty...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 07 March 2008, 08:11
Replies: 610
Views: 217,277
Posted By cobra427mnsi
JR That sure is a nice looking machine. You...

JR
That sure is a nice looking machine. You must be proud of it. I would be, if it were mine. I hope mine looks as good as yours. I have been sidetracked from the MeckMate. My wife has me...
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