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Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 04-30-2017 at 06:53 AM
Its been a while since I updated this thread. There is 2 reasons for that. One is I stuffed up
one of the laser cut parts so I had to get it recut before I could make the cradle that holds
the slats. ...
Posted in thread: Tips for Arduno software for Rotary Table Controllers on 04-20-2017 at 06:14 AM
If you go.to this thread the installation is set out step by step. Pretty much any NEMA23 will
have enough power to turn a rotary table.provided.if has enough volts. I found 19v was not
enough and we...
Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 04-13-2017 at 10:56 AM
Looking at it in relation to the car ... that's a sodding big lump O steel. :)And heavy too! I
could lift one end pretty easily before I put the linear rails on. I can just lift one end now
but at the...
Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 04-13-2017 at 09:42 AM
Very nice. Is that TIG or MIG work? If you tell me he did that with a stinger I am going to
find a corner and quietly cry. :hDe:MIG, I'm afraid, his TIG is mint too!Anyway, to cheer you
up, I had a go...
Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 04-12-2017 at 10:38 AM
So i've now got a table! here's why I didn't bother to weld up such a precision weldment..
Work from Lee
Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 04-10-2017 at 08:13 PM
Looking good.The only thing I would be paying attention to is the level of side forces on that
plug. Given the only strength, from what I can see, was from the soldered mounting pins. If you
Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 04-09-2017 at 09:41 AM
Rob - can't see if this was covered in your prior posts. If so just say and I'll re read in
detail. For the plasma torch, is it using a pilot arc or HF start? Asking as my little 40amp
job is HF and w...
Posted in thread: Some people build Models, others build CNC PLASMA machines on 04-08-2017 at 11:15 AM
Progress has been pretty slow. While I can kinda weld, Lee at work does it for a living so
there is no comparison between what I can do and what he can do. Finally, the table is coming
together. jig ...
Posted in thread: BAZMAK a second Lathe on 04-08-2017 at 09:22 AM
Looks good Baz, I forget how clean my lathe was before I started to actually use it!Multiple
lathes hmmm ... one day. Looks like a fun little project. :)Nah, build your own CNC one. I know
you want to...
Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 04-08-2017 at 09:19 AM
Looks good. Check the angle of the castings you are bolting to before you decide. Weld some
nuts on the tabs and mount on the inside if you can. That will look the nicest and also be easy
to install i...