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by GerryAttrick
Thu May 10, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Rotary Tools (like dremel)
Topic: Using my Dremel without the motor brushes
Replies: 11
Views: 2762

Re: Using my Dremel without the motor brushes

Rather than trouble about a transformer and a DW660, why not get a trim router locally? http://www.makita.co.nz/wheretobuy/ http://www.dewalt.co.nz/ I am in NZ and I will second that. If you want a Makita there is a place in Glenfield Auckland that sells Makita Trim Routers RTC700 for less than I c...
by GerryAttrick
Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What is weight of standard MDF waste board in S3(sorted)
Replies: 1
Views: 172

What is weight of standard MDF waste board in S3(sorted)

Can someone advise the weight of the S3 waste board. I need to know if it is worth removing from package to save weight carrying on airline as excess baggage vs risk damage to frame.
by GerryAttrick
Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Pulled the Trigger on a Shapeoko3 purchase this week.
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Re: Pulled the Trigger on a Shapeoko3 purchase this week.

@WillAdams The main point of removing the weight of the MDF in this case is to lighten the load at the airline as it is being brought out as personal baggage. Hopefully that means it will be less likely to suffer damage...but then again it is subject to "attention" by baggage handlers so who knows w...
by GerryAttrick
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Pulled the Trigger on a Shapeoko3 purchase this week.
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Pulled the Trigger on a Shapeoko3 purchase this week.

Finally ordered an SO3. Its being sent to a mate in Indio CA who is going to bring it to New Zealand for me and hopefully save me a bundle on freight. To lessen the weight he is going to remove the MDF board from the package (Would be nice to have the option of buying without a the MDF included). I ...
by GerryAttrick
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hi from New Zealand
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Re: Hi from New Zealand

Thanks Will.

I have added GRBLGRU to my downloads

Looks like fun times ahead. I already have a project in mind - a box similar to one I saw on you tube. It will be good to try the CAD side for a starter.

Alan
by GerryAttrick
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Using Android tablet to control Shapeoko 2
Replies: 22
Views: 5472

Re: Using Android tablet to control Shapeoko 2

This would be great as I have an old HTC smartphone and a Nexus 7 2012 that I'd love to use if it would work
by GerryAttrick
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hi from New Zealand
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Hi from New Zealand

I have lurked for a while. I am a novice woodturner but have developed an interest in CNC( a bit late at 74 yo??). Irun couple of Nova lathes and have 3 routers including a Makita RCO700 :shock: :lol: I have decided that a Shapeoko 3 will be my next big addition. At the moment I have a dedicated PC ...