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Thread: Genmitsu
09/07/2019 15:22:36

I think he is wanting to engrave and work with acrylics but not sure

He lives over on the IOW so I dont get to see him often

hence not sure what he is trying to achieve


09/07/2019 14:28:09


thank you, my son is now reviewing the alternative machines but has stated he is tending towards having a go at constructing his own.....

Could/should be interesting

thank you to all that have commented



08/07/2019 15:59:30


this is exactly what I needed - I will pass the above onto my son for further investigation


08/07/2019 15:50:18

Thanks Fizzy

you obviously type faster than me...

cheers for the link

08/07/2019 15:48:27

Ok So I have spoken to my son and the "working Envelope" isn't an issue

based on the above what would be a reasonable entry level type of machine to go for?

The programming side of things isn't an issue as he is a professional Computer programmer by trade



08/07/2019 15:28:44

Thanks Ian, Glad we checked before he spent his money,

Thank you for the comment

Pleased I asked the question



08/07/2019 14:38:11

Is this any good for machining acrylics and poss Aluminium or soft metals?


08/07/2019 14:23:04

Hi All

looking for comments on the following equipment

collections/cnc/products/sainsmart-genmitsu-cnc-router-3018-mx3 >**LINK**

My son is looking to get into CNC for his model making

comments please

regards Trevor

Thread: Do you clean your workshop at the end of the day?
28/06/2019 10:51:24

Only when the machines disappear under the swarf and I can't find any tools on the bench

Then it gets a deep clean that can take hours.......

But its such a good feeling when I keep finding my tools that I thought had gone walk about..HAHA


Thread: What method do you use to find center height for your lathe bit?
27/06/2019 09:48:51

I use one of these and it works for me - nice and simple




Thread: Easy Button Die Storage Solution
20/06/2019 10:05:02

It depends on how you keep your workshop conditioned surely

mine is dry and warm in the UK and I have never had an issue of rusting due to damp conditions

just my 10 penneth


Thread: Warco WM16 machine vice
20/06/2019 09:54:10

I have the WM16 and that's the same vice I fitted but as stated I have not needed the swivel operation yet

It is handy if you do need the vice offset and the height isn't an issue either



Thread: Easy Button Die Storage Solution
20/06/2019 09:41:08

For me I like it - its simple and functional and easily stored

nice one



Thread: Metal Bandsaw - Chester H80 or Warco CY90
18/06/2019 08:51:33

Morning Ian, I have the Warco CY 90 and not had any issues after I re aligned the main drive wheels for the saw band and adjusted the the blade guides to cut vertical

I have cut quite large dia bar both ally and BMS with no problems

Had the saw now for a good many years



Thread: Strange clamps
11/06/2019 08:49:08

Plasma, I have sent you a PM



10/06/2019 13:09:54

Thanks lads

the parts must have been quite small as the largest hole in the guides is only 4mm and goes down to 0.5mm

overall length of the base is only 200mm



10/06/2019 12:25:19


thanks you for your description, combined with the others it now makes sense as there were also some end stops to butt up against so that what ever was being drilled could be replicated

I have uploaded some more photo's of the both sets that I have, they even came in there own wooden protective boxes with cut outs for each of the various parts

Now I just need a use for them



10/06/2019 12:17:01

Hi Yourat

yes that correct the different screws all have different dia holes through them and are hardened

So its called a cross drilling jig and so assume that as Neil A says i guess if I need to drill a round bar/shaft then its clamped and use the setting screws (guide bushes) to control the drill

Many thanks for this info

regards trevor

10/06/2019 11:57:08

Hi all,

looking for help in identifying these clamps I have been given.

2019-06-09 19.38.44.jpg

Here are the what I think are some kind of setting screw note the head

2019-06-09 19.40.17.jpg

I have 2 sets of these but have no idea what they are used for

I have more photo's in my album - Clamping tools



Edited By Trevorh on 10/06/2019 11:58:20

Thread: Pivoting bolt
30/05/2019 12:36:04

Have you tried the chandlery or dinghy spare part outlets such as Force4 or Harkin we use those pins from 3mm dia by 10mm long up to 20mm dia by 100mm long for the yachts

try searching for Clevis Pin



Edited By Trevorh on 30/05/2019 12:37:30

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