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Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 04-10-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By tymcneer
Let m look into it. I will have to make a solid...

Let m look into it. I will have to make a solid model to get the part into a state where I can quote it.

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 04-10-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By tymcneer
I would consider it but the price tag would be...

I would consider it but the price tag would be pretty high as it is complex.

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 04-09-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By tymcneer
New Brass Monkey Customs logo - warning large graphics

I haven't had time to create thumbnails for these so I am temporarily posting them at full resolution.


https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/57042230/Ty%20BMC3.jpg
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Forum: Dealers Forum 04-06-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 17,376
Posted By tymcneer
Try reaching alpha434 at...

Try reaching alpha434 at logan@logantechnologies.com

Ty
Forum: The Yard Sale 04-05-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By tymcneer
This will actually add pressure to get more...

This will actually add pressure to get more projects done so the bank account won't be so sore.

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 04-03-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,031
Posted By tymcneer
My local store is going out of business so I will...

My local store is going out of business so I will not be able to get any Tippmann detents for a bit as I must drive quite a distance or order them in :(

I did locate a solid model of one and I...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 04-03-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Posted By tymcneer
If the inserts are longer than 5.5" I can't do...

If the inserts are longer than 5.5" I can't do any other bores besides .670 and .685

Ty
Forum: The Yard Sale 03-31-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By tymcneer
Catch me via pm. We can talk. Ty

Catch me via pm. We can talk.

Ty
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-31-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 703
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 18,003
Posted By tymcneer
As I did the inspection for this machine... ...

As I did the inspection for this machine...

- No power draw bar :( But he does have the TTS and a bunch of holders.

- It is definitely a Series I

- There is currently no upgrades done to it...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-31-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
That will be the next step... I have to check a...

That will be the next step... I have to check a few things, like the RPM readouts say one thing, but the spindle is doing something else, and I must get the clockwise/counterclockwise straightened...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-30-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
Actually, the next two shop projects are to...

Actually, the next two shop projects are to remove all the extraneous crap from under the milling bench and mount the air compressor and the shopvac so I can have coolant and chip removal. :)

I...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-30-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 590
Posted By tymcneer
Nice work! Ty

Nice work!

Ty
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-30-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Posted By tymcneer
You might want to consider making a drawing of...

You might want to consider making a drawing of the insert's profile, as the machinist may not have a kit to base a quote off of.

Just my 2 cents... Now worthless because of inflation ;)

Ty
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-30-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 703
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 18,003
Posted By tymcneer
Looks AWESOME! Now to get you an extra life just...

Looks AWESOME! Now to get you an extra life just to play in your shop ;)

Did you get the other plate too?

Ty
Forum: The Yard Sale 03-30-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By tymcneer
I have a spare kidney... I think it belongs to...

I have a spare kidney... I think it belongs to RedThirst for the work I did... Want to trade? ;)

In all honesty, this is one of the few "really want it" guns.

I have to finish up a marker for...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-30-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
It's alive! io7XQgCGhPk I now have...

It's alive!

io7XQgCGhPk

I now have spindle speed control, and a much more reliable LinuxCNC controller.

I added a light to the spindle.

The circles were set to be machined at 40 ipm but I...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-29-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By tymcneer
A few notes... The back block was created...

A few notes...

The back block was created on a manual mill... I used a Sherline rotary table to get the squashed heart shape.

The internal detent system is pretty interesting, at least to me. ...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-29-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
The new controller has solved all the problems...

The new controller has solved all the problems with communications to the VFD. Now the issue is getting the commanded speed to match the actual rpm of the spindle.

Ty
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-27-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,913
Posted By tymcneer
You could put a Dyna valve style pin in the...

You could put a Dyna valve style pin in the valve, such that the increased air pressure as the hammer opens the valve helps to reduce the dwell time by acting similar to a balanced poppet valve.

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-27-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,031
Posted By tymcneer
As do I :) It would be nice to make some cool...

As do I :) It would be nice to make some cool stuff for people.

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-27-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
Yes, I am double posting ;) I have acquired...

Yes, I am double posting ;)

I have acquired the resistor, LED and db9 female to build a loopback/LED serial port blinker so I can determine which port is which on the back of my controller...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-27-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,913
Posted By tymcneer
Looking very cool :) Ty

Looking very cool :)

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-27-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
So... A small update while I am stuck at work for...

So... A small update while I am stuck at work for the next 12 hours :(

The spindle is installed, and tested in manual mode. The integration of the software was a *MAJOR* PITA. If anyone decides...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-27-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,031
Posted By tymcneer
Credit is cheap... It's the interest that kills...

Credit is cheap... It's the interest that kills you ;)

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-27-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,031
Posted By tymcneer
Not terribly off topic... I appreciate all the...

Not terribly off topic... I appreciate all the cool products people are producing, even the ones that look better than mine ;)

I will have a couple of the Tippmann detents to test the breech with...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-26-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
Just got it powered up at a friend's shop......

Just got it powered up at a friend's shop... 24,000 rpm is pretty scary.

Redstar99 is currently working on the video of the clamp being cut... Unfortunately it will only be part of the machining...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-26-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
The next step is to get the controller to talk to...

The next step is to get the controller to talk to the VFD. U have to acquire a 220v breaker and install a new circuit into the shop. Then get the RS485 to talk to the VFD. Finally I have to decide...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-25-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
Er16 spindle 43919 43920 43921 ...

Er16 spindle

43919

43920

43921

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-25-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
Going to try to get video of the machine cutting...

Going to try to get video of the machine cutting the clamps tonight... Hopefully the camera/phone won't eat the video this time.

Then off to Redstar99 for video editing and uploading.

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-23-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
Still working ;) Ty

Still working ;)

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-23-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By tymcneer
Sherline/A2ZCNC mill spindle retrofit

So, after a lengthy battle with the State of Maryland regarding taxes, they finally sent me money back for 2010...

With said "found" money I purchased one of those "cheap Chinese" spindles to...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-23-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 703
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 18,003
Posted By tymcneer
Awesome! I am about halfway through converting...

Awesome! I am about halfway through converting my Sherline to use a 1.5 kw spindle.

I will add a thread and pictures over in my re in the Airsmiths section.

Ty
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-21-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 476
Posted By tymcneer
AWESOME! When I am not exhausted from over work...

AWESOME! When I am not exhausted from over work I will post up the raw body... Do you have any finished pictures, so I can show off the entire project?

Ty
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-20-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By tymcneer
Sorry I missed that... I will poke at it when I...

Sorry I missed that... I will poke at it when I get home tonight, maybe... ;)

Ty
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-20-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By tymcneer
Unfortunately, I don't believe Solidworks reads...

Unfortunately, I don't believe Solidworks reads IPT files :(

I think that CAM360 does, though and it has a rudimentary solid modeling package.

Ty
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-19-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 703
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 18,003
Posted By tymcneer
Pinball is my other restoration hobby......

Pinball is my other restoration hobby... Paintball helps to keep me sane by allowing me to shoot at friends and pinball is good for aggression issues ;) Nothing beats knocking the crap out of stuff...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-19-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 703
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 18,003
Posted By tymcneer
Sounds very cool... Plus a tour of your shop ;) ...

Sounds very cool... Plus a tour of your shop ;)

Ty
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-19-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 703
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 18,003
Posted By tymcneer
I promise that if I get out to see The Flounder...

I promise that if I get out to see The Flounder and play some paintball out there, I will swing by and left the pinball machines kick my butt. ;)

Ty
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-19-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 703
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 18,003
Posted By tymcneer
I am looking for a few machines... Stern -...

I am looking for a few machines...

Stern - Sea Witch (http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=2089)
Williams - Tales of the Arabian Nights (http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=3824)
Williams -...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-19-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 703
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 18,003
Posted By tymcneer
Just to continue the derailment of this thread......

Just to continue the derailment of this thread...

I have the following machines...

The Addams Family (http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=20) - Unmodified non-Gold version :(
One working Pinbot...
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