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Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 02 April 2010, 13:23
Replies: 95
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Posted By 711man
John, Yes, the MM certainly is cutting parts. I...

John, Yes, the MM certainly is cutting parts. I cut some air at first and didn't make too many mistakes. Then I cut some foam and made a few more mistakes. And now I'm learning how to cut aluminum....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 02 April 2010, 09:31
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
This MechMate cuts easily

I know this is not much, but I just wanted to toss up a photo to the build folder to show there is progress on this MM. The photo is of a tail stiffener for an experimental aircraft. The part had to...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 03 February 2010, 11:33
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
Guys, thanks again for your comments. I...

Guys, thanks again for your comments.

I looked over the Artsoft website again and found the following. Perhaps it will be best to use a Desktop PC keeping in mind the restrictions listed on the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 03 February 2010, 04:40
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
Ries, Thanks for the heads-up about the...

Ries,

Thanks for the heads-up about the laptops. I have a desktop model waiting in stand by just in case the laptop does not work. Both are HP's though.

Planning to visit your country,...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 02 February 2010, 05:27
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
Hi John, Good to hear from you again, too. ...

Hi John,

Good to hear from you again, too.

I wish there were more time to do the leg work, to source the parts and to build the controller myself. Unfortunately, my free time is short. In order...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 01 February 2010, 17:16
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
More work complete

Hi guys,

No! I have not fallen from the face of the earth. Just have to work many hours out of town lately, so there is not much time for the MM.

I just wanted to post a small progress report...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 30 September 2009, 09:44
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
More work done

Greetings from the worst welder in the world.

Hi all! It’s time to post some photos to the project thread.

You will notice the main assembly of the Gantry and the Y-Car is complete except for...
Forum: Rails & Rollers Mon 21 September 2009, 08:03
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Views: 2,686
Posted By 711man
Finally, construction resumed

Copied from elsewhere:

I’ve chosen to use the “BWC” V-track for this project, frankly because I could not come up with an accurate way to cut and grind the very long and heavy 14 foot main rails....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 21 September 2009, 08:03
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
Finally, construction resumed

Hi again, Gerald and the board.

I’ve had to take some time away for my MechMate construction because of work demands. The dreadful heat wave this summer has kept me away from the shop, too. So...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 19 April 2009, 06:35
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
Some steel progress made

Hi guys,

It’s time to check in with the group and to share progress and a few photos.

My work status has changed recently where I now travel more than ever. Unfortunately work progress on the...
Forum: Archives Sat 18 April 2009, 08:32
Replies: 43
Views: 12,645
Posted By 711man
As a frequent reader of the MechMate forum I...

As a frequent reader of the MechMate forum I don’t believe that, “we (are) getting swamped by non-MechMate builders?” But I do believe there are irrelevant post’s that show up on the forum. It is...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 07 February 2009, 10:19
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
The Powermax 600 has a cutting capacity of 5/8”....

The Powermax 600 has a cutting capacity of 5/8”. I’m sure the cut in the thick web of the 8” channel will be a little ugly and require more finishing. But no doubt the 600 will do the job.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 06 February 2009, 09:31
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
Hi Guys, I just wanted to update my build...

Hi Guys,

I just wanted to update my build thread and to let you guys know that build progress for my steel frame is underway; much slower than I care for though.

As you guys know from JHiggins7...
Forum: General - MM Build Fri 06 February 2009, 07:07
Replies: 50
Views: 20,492
Posted By 711man
Hi Steve, You will just have to weave back...

Hi Steve,

You will just have to weave back through the site to find the spreadsheets you’re looking for. I had to do the same thing after I lost track of them too. But to be very honest, the...
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Sat 17 January 2009, 08:38
Replies: 5
Views: 5,964
Posted By 711man
The ‘Greenish’ belt you refer to may be a...

The ‘Greenish’ belt you refer to may be a Polyurethane Timing Belt. Try here:
https://sdp-si.com/eStore/Direct.asp?GroupID=213

for other timing belts try here:...
Forum: Profiled (laser cut) & bent steel plate Thu 25 December 2008, 09:13
Replies: 191
Views: 71,945
Posted By 711man
Kit arrived

Joe,
I forgot to say that my laser parts arrived a few days ago. They look great! Nice touch adding the leveling feet and the MechMate logo’s. Thanks a lot!!!

BillT
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 23 December 2008, 00:45
Replies: 95
Views: 37,983
Posted By 711man
Now has AC SERVOs #111 – Georgetown, TX

Hi Gerald and others on the board.

Since this is my first post, it will be longer than future post. So please allow the long post this time.

First I want to say, Thank You Gerald for designing...
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