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by tpulley
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: System Comparisons
Topic: vacuum pump recommendations?
Replies: 8
Views: 6501

Re: vacuum pump recommendations?

Tony what components did you get to make the vacuum table? I have thought about putting one on my hd4.
by tpulley
Thu May 04, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Lubricating "Y" Axis
Replies: 8
Views: 3242

Re: Lubricating "Y" Axis

I think I had read to use a dry lubricant such as graphite. No? Love the set up you have there.
by tpulley
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: help with HD4 shark
Replies: 15
Views: 4751

Re: help with HD4 shark

I would love to know what they say too. Although I am not experiencing a problem like that, its always good to know what could be and why...
by tpulley
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Show off your CNC Shark projects
Topic: Bathroom back splash
Replies: 3
Views: 3384

Re: Bathroom back splash

Way cool, nice job. Creative. I bet he adores it. I am doing a similar thing for my nephew (when I can get back on it) of acrylic and blue LED light. that work thing is trying to get in the way.
by tpulley
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Anyone ever tried cutting cold rolled steel
Replies: 9
Views: 3163

Re: Anyone ever tried cutting cold rolled steel

I am using the nextwave water cooled spindle. 1/4 carbide 4 flute cutters. I wouldn't need to be in a hurry so depth of a pass isn't a huge deal. its a profile cut, I wasn't thinking of programming anything in vectric, just using the pendant, lock it down in a vise, set the spindle speed line up the...
by tpulley
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Anyone ever tried cutting cold rolled steel
Replies: 9
Views: 3163

Re: Anyone ever tried cutting cold rolled steel

I had thought about trying to grind it, I just don't think it would be as flat as it should be.
by tpulley
Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Anyone ever tried cutting cold rolled steel
Replies: 9
Views: 3163

Anyone ever tried cutting cold rolled steel

I know the shark hd4 says it will cut aluminum and mild metals. I have two pieces of 1/2 x 1/2 x 36" square stock. I wanted to mill down about .125 on both ends so I can then drill and tap them for carbide inserts. I have been given approx 6 dozen carbide inserts of three sizes. I am trying to make ...
by tpulley
Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Show off your CNC Shark projects
Topic: First clock
Replies: 2
Views: 1790

Re: First clock

Boy that sure looks great. Thanks for sharing pics.
by tpulley
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Everything 4th Axis
Topic: 4th axis harmonic drive build
Replies: 2
Views: 3403

Re: 4th axis harmonic drive build

I'm Impressed. Looks to be of top notch quality work there. Be interesting to see how it works in action. Please post the final results.