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Forum: The Dead Zone 07-20-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 808
Posted By desertT1
From what I remember reading, improving on it...

From what I remember reading, improving on it wouldn't be that hard. It wasn't very well liked beyond being a novelty because it wasn't very reliable. I would choose a different platform, but the...
Forum: Mag Fed 07-07-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By desertT1
Cool concept. Can't see much since everything is...

Cool concept. Can't see much since everything is dumbed down at work, but like the addition to the Cocker family.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-17-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By desertT1
Check out the Empire Dfender for ideas.

Check out the Empire Dfender for ideas.
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-17-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By desertT1
Co2 is bad for modern guns with pneumatic...

Co2 is bad for modern guns with pneumatic solenoids AND regulators that can't process overpressurization well.
Forum: Rare, Old Guns 06-09-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By desertT1
No kidding!

No kidding!
Forum: Rare and Old 05-26-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By desertT1
I'll be in SA this weekend. I'd rather not get...

I'll be in SA this weekend. I'd rather not get delayed too much on the flight home. :p
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 05-16-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 41,189
Posted By desertT1
The lid mold was awarded and is under way. I...

The lid mold was awarded and is under way. I want to see how that whole process goes before starting the other 4 going. Once I'm ready to do that, I'll do all 4 at the same time.
Forum: New To The Sport 05-12-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 734
Posted By desertT1
On a simple yoke fill station, you could unscrew...

On a simple yoke fill station, you could unscrew the gauge, add a T, and get the gauge back and have a port for anything that can handle 3k PSI in a 1/8NPT threading. You could adapt that to...
Forum: Smart Parts / GOG 05-10-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By desertT1
You could check all of those components wit a...

You could check all of those components wit a DMM, but replacing surface mount parts isn't a very simple task. It's doable, but will take some research. If the board is hosed might as well try to...
Forum: Smart Parts / GOG 05-09-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By desertT1
I haven't in a while, and likely won't be able to...

I haven't in a while, and likely won't be able to for a while until I finish off some other things.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-30-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 41,189
Posted By desertT1
Couldn't get local quotes. Went nationwide for...

Couldn't get local quotes. Went nationwide for the lid mold this week. Have a few quotes for that now. Will see how next week goes then make a pick.
Forum: Electronic and Mechanical 04-28-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By desertT1
Now everyone knows what to do with a unibody they...

Now everyone knows what to do with a unibody they have sitting around.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-27-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By desertT1
Nicely done. Looks like a good fit for the...

Nicely done. Looks like a good fit for the moving parts. Does it feed successfully?
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-07-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 41,189
Posted By desertT1
It's slow. Got some CAD time in recently and am...

It's slow. Got some CAD time in recently and am correcting some issues I had with the previous version of the lid mold. Going to bite the bullet and get some quotes with local machine shops since...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 03-02-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By desertT1
240fps is what I remember Decay of Nations being.

240fps is what I remember Decay of Nations being.
Forum: West Coast 03-02-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 20,976
Posted By desertT1
No, and they used to actually be house branded. ...

No, and they used to actually be house branded. Looks like they are Warped Sports branded now. Was the rec grade at the Tucson pro shop forever. I'm sure the box helped with on field relations......
Forum: Dealers Forum 02-27-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By desertT1
Nicely done.

Nicely done.
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-24-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
My dad and I put up a 25x25 "garage" in my back...

My dad and I put up a 25x25 "garage" in my back yard. It has it's own 200 amp service/panel. I have 2x 50 amp 240v outlets and several 120v outlets. Each wall has it's own breaker on the 120. He...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-22-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3,942
Views: 240,413
Posted By desertT1
Dang. How did you track it down, or have you had...

Dang. How did you track it down, or have you had to bug the person for that long?
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-19-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
Very cool. Very clever on the puller too. Cheap...

Very cool. Very clever on the puller too. Cheap and DIY are always good.
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 02-19-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,829
Posted By desertT1
NOTE: DRAWING NOT TO SCALE. :p Better? ...

NOTE: DRAWING NOT TO SCALE.

:p

Better? :D
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 02-19-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,829
Posted By desertT1
I love floor. If your shop ever feels like...

I love floor.

If your shop ever feels like this, you know how it is:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61JcfgFm6UL._SL1000_.jpg
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-19-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
Thanks. I thought you got rid of pretty much...

Thanks. I thought you got rid of pretty much everything. And now you can have your Warp feed back, and your Micro-CA II back (get a dummy 12g and you can likely track down the leak on the part I...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-18-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
What are some suggestions on keeping the gib...

What are some suggestions on keeping the gib screws tight? On my X3 manual, I think there are two set screws in each hole. On my MAXNC10 CNC, there are 4 screws per axis, but only enough depth for...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 02-17-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,829
Posted By desertT1
El Toro, the EM version of Iron Man. Crazy short...

El Toro, the EM version of Iron Man. Crazy short ball times and outlanes like you wouldn't believe. Put that one in a tournament as a high score side event and crush souls. I almost bought one...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-17-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
That light on the underside of the shelf is a...

That light on the underside of the shelf is a pretty good idea. Being able to see your work is important, but being able to see your work in a well lit workspace is sooooo nice.
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 02-17-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,829
Posted By desertT1
I have openings in my game area for some pins......

I have openings in my game area for some pins... Just saying. :clapping:

Unfortunately, I don't think I have a way to fund them. :(
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-17-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
The machine got to run for a few hours last...

The machine got to run for a few hours last night. Things look a lot better. It looks to be at the proper depth as far as what MACH3 thinks and what reality is, and there aren't steps, the surface...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-16-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,092
Posted By desertT1
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: Ask The Experts 02-16-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By desertT1
Every time Ben Heck starts talking about bit...

Every time Ben Heck starts talking about bit shifting, I start to look for a corner to cower into.
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-16-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
Everything is pretty tight. I took it apart last...

Everything is pretty tight. I took it apart last night which working on my anti-backlash project. Everything was tight. I actually managed to take it apart, design/make an anti-backlash nut from...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-15-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
No dice. Redid the tool path to keep Z movement...

No dice. Redid the tool path to keep Z movement as minimal as I could and it's still wandering. This one was going a little better, but it though it was .140 down, but a .125 cutter laying down was...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-14-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
Consensus is that I'm losing steps. Nothing else...

Consensus is that I'm losing steps. Nothing else seems to be loose, which is another reason this might be happening. One thread I found suggested cutting acceleration in half. In my setup that is...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-14-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
So after a 7 hour cut (remember, weak everything...

So after a 7 hour cut (remember, weak everything until I'm done) this what we have. That tab should be .250 tall. And also, which is the root of the issue is that the bottom of the cutter is where...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-14-2016, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
Fighting an inconsistent Z plane again. Not sure...

Fighting an inconsistent Z plane again. Not sure where it's coming from, and obviously haven't found the cure yet. Doesn't look quite this bad, but it feels like it:
...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-12-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
Yes. 400w version though.

Yes. 400w version though.
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-12-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
So I had first tested my 12-48v spindle with a...

So I had first tested my 12-48v spindle with a 12v power supply that I have (thanks Flounder) and was impressed with how quiet it was. Spec says that at 12v, it's giving 3k RPM. I just hooked the...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-08-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
THAT is a good idea. Thanks.

THAT is a good idea. Thanks.
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-08-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
Designing the adapter plate right now. The...

Designing the adapter plate right now. The through holes in the motor mount are .265, which according to the tap chart are free fit hols for .250's. That's a fair amount of play, and even if I do...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 02-08-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,032
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 38,480
Posted By desertT1
Actually excited to get this rolling because it...

Actually excited to get this rolling because it has been holding a lot of stuff back. Just need to dive back in and make chips until things are figured out.
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