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  1. I would like to mention that the TB6560 heats up...

    I would like to mention that the TB6560 heats up fast and goes into a fail safe mode within a few minutes of starting. Each TB6560 IC needs a fan to keep it cooled. The TB6560 is really a good IC,...
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    thank you

    I will look for some materials to recycle, good Idea. thanks for sharing
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    quick question

    That's AWESOME, I have three machines so where do I get the free HDPE so that I can make some of these chains
  4. Thread: 1911 frame

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    Question

    What is handgun golf? I prefer the 300 win mag or a 338 lapua
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    Question

    I know these chains can be rather spendy so let me ask you this, did you save any money taking the time to machine your own chain?
  6. Thread: 1911 frame

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    1911

    Don't you have to have some special permit to make firearms? The $328 is extremely affordable to someone who has the money an knows a little bit about he 1911. I don't have one yet but I am willing...
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    FYI

    Your project is really nice looking. It would really look AWESOME if it was cut out of purple heart. What do you think?
  8. My Two Cents

    I would not recommend purchasing the TB6560 boards from China there are much better options available for less money. I purchased boards and parts and assembled my own drivers. The TB6560 boards...
  9. Thread: CNC Cheap?

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    thank you

    I want to thank you for your comments. The TB6560 chip has a special start up sequence and gets really hot, really fast requiring constant direct air flow on each chip to keep the temp low as these...
  10. Thread: CNC Cheap?

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    What is the torque rating of the motors? I have...

    What is the torque rating of the motors? I have a friend who uses the board that you are showing in the kit, has replaced it 4 times until he learned that it needs more cooling and that there is...
  11. Thread: CNC Cheap?

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    cheap router

    You can make a machine as low cost as you want. The question is what are you going to make with it and how long do you want it to last. Shop around, you can purchase kits starting as low as $499...
  12. Thread: CNC Cheap?

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    Low Cost CNC machine

    I built my machine for around $800. Foot print is 27" x 27" the z is a 4 inch travel. Frame is 1020 and 1030 t-slot .375 t6061 flat bar $64 all found on eBay. The x and y linear rods were...
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    It reminds me of

    The pictures that you show remind me of bit chatter caused from a worn out bearing in the spindle. I must have used 50 new end mills before I found the cause. Never can tell until you really dive...
  14. cadcam suggestion

    Look at CamBam 8.22 for your cad I think they have the free version still available and Mach3 for the processor which is about $179
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    I might be able to help

    If you will email to me all your details about the machine, the drivers, interface board, power supple and settings you have in Mach3 I just might be able to help you with one try. Send email to...
  16. Will you put me on your christmas list, I want...

    Will you put me on your christmas list, I want just a few things for christmas, a 338 lapua, a 300 win mag rebarreled and modified for a 45-70 gov but I want the barrel 32 inches long and lots of...
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    What were the numbers

    What were the numbers
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    Here is an idea

    If you will email me your logo. I will use CorelDraw to fix it and add the details if needed. send the file to KnottyWoodCrafts@live.com
    :cheers:
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    Here's a thought

    I have been lurking on the forum for a bit and every so often I put my two cents in. I remember reading somewhere about some guy making an attachment that worked on the same principles of a Faro arm...
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    Can you provide a link to the infomation for all...

    Can you provide a link to the infomation for all to see?
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    Yes you are absolutely correct but I could not...

    Yes you are absolutely correct but I could not afford the Geckodrives so I chose something that was better than the Tb6560. I have not a had a single problem with the Xydrives what so ever. :cheers:
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    One more thought

    When you take a picture and convert it to dxf you will have a dxf file with a lot of splines and those splines will need to be converted to polylines and those polylines and be resized. If you need...
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    Just a thought

    Have you checked your scale in Inkscape? If Inkscape is in MM and Cambam is in inches then when you load the dxf file CamBam will assume that it is larger than what it really is? I had this exact...
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    FYI

    No rush, when are finished send the file to knottywoodcrafts@live.com
  25. Thank You

    Thank you for providing this information. You are AWESOME!
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