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by Mhagan
Mon Oct 06, 2014 3:15 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Engraving Aluminum
Replies: 4
Views: 4034

Re: Engraving Aluminum

yeah the design isn't the best. I was just using the image he drew up in paint and tracing it in inkscape. I suggested a bunch of interesting changes but they were vetoed; it is his part after all. I do think the engraving looked nice with the silver on black look. Luckily I was not charging for thi...
by Mhagan
Mon Oct 06, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Engraving Aluminum
Replies: 4
Views: 4034

Engraving Aluminum

My father has recently been making lower receivers for various versions of the AR-15. One of which is the AR-10 which is a .308 caliber version of the AR-15(.223) To stay well within the law he wants to have nice professional looking serial numbers which were beyond his ability on the Manual mill. S...
by Mhagan
Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anyone At Maker Faire NYC?
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Re: Anyone At Maker Faire NYC?

What happened to the 3D carving lecture that was supposed to be led by Zack Kaplan on Saturday? They had us wait 15 minutes only to tell us that it was canceled. I was really disappointed in the lack of CNC milling stuff there. There were 500 different 3D printers and just a few routers - and zero ...
by Mhagan
Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Did I just kill my shapeoko ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1113

Re: Did I just kill my shapeoko ?

You killed the GRBL shield. I did something similar, and got exactly the same result. There is a short somewhere on the board and the powersupply is shutting down to protect it self then auto resetting.
by Mhagan
Fri May 23, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: PathCAM - seeking beta testers!
Replies: 6
Views: 1543

Re: PathCAM - seeking beta testers!

I have been playing with PathCam, it is nice but I dislike my inability to fine tune the path parameters. For example, Finishing passes. I am working on a part where surface finish is not important but for subsequent tooling procedures, it is important that I have a single perimeter path. I would li...
by Mhagan
Fri May 23, 2014 11:40 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Quadcopter - Where to get Fiberglass-Epoxy Sheets in UK?
Replies: 5
Views: 1391

Re: Quadcopter - Where to get Fiberglass-Epoxy Sheets in UK?

Look for a material called Garolite. I am not sure if it is exactly what you want, but it will probably be close enough and probably easier to find.