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  • Wellington, New Zealand

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  • Posted in thread: Marine Engine Plans on 01-18-2017 at 07:40 PM
    This is the same engine drawn to approx 1.5 times the size so you should be able to proportion
    things from there. Would make the cylinder block 1.25" tall really good to know I'm pretty
    sure I have ...

  • Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 01-13-2017 at 06:58 PM
    Thanks Rod. When you get back to posting on build progress I, and perhaps others, would be just
    as interetsed in the software/electronics side of the build as the medhanical. E.g. Wiring
    diags, models...

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 01-13-2017 at 04:54 AM
    Progress continues. Putting the bracing on now. This thing is not going flex goddammit!
    *knuppel2*86505

  • Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 01-12-2017 at 07:00 PM
    Its great you have a local source. I got mine from John Thornton in the USA, one of the key
    Linuxcnc forum members from here. has contributed some of the LCNC plasma torch height
    control code. Freig...

  • Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 01-12-2017 at 01:41 AM
    Thanks for the pluses for the Mesa kit. I do rather like the look of it but then I like robust
    solutions. I'll focus on getting the mill working manually first then worry about this stuff. I
    did find ...

  • Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 01-09-2017 at 07:01 PM
    Rod - looking at the h/w you have suggested for a "light weight" setup versus the more industry
    path I believe you have taken, if you were to summarise, what do you see as the key advantages
    that the ...

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 01-09-2017 at 08:53 AM
    Some more progress on the mill stand. I managed to work out a way to get a home for the bandsaw
    elsewhere in the garage which allowed me to simplify the design and just weld it all up.
    :thumbup:So her...

  • Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 01-08-2017 at 05:28 PM
    Yes, currently living in the garage beside my wife's car. I'm sure you can relate to that!
    :confused:Hell yeah - that just described my whole shop. :-D Personally, I would recommend that
    you bypass Ma...

  • Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 01-08-2017 at 09:58 AM
    I had a chuckle when I'm posting about the 100's of hours of effort and all this cool
    technology and it is a hand tool that captures someone's interest :):)Don't worry mate I'm
    captivated by all the t...

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 01-08-2017 at 09:53 AM
    A simple male dovetail on 2 sides and female on 2 sideswill allow them all to interlock.Perhaps
    mould anyfuture ones.Is there enough meat to machine the ones you have madeIf you look to the
    horizon ho...

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