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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 09:09 AM
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Posted By Mgbgt89
My first flat track race in the Novice class...

My first flat track race in the Novice class reminded me of this. Battling for last place was me on an xr100, and a guy on a framer xr600 real flat track bike. He would walk me like i was standing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 792
Views: 50,786
Posted By Mgbgt89
My snowmobile visor works great. I never bothered...

My snowmobile visor works great. I never bothered to plug it in since my winter bike didn't have much spare electricity. I thought a deep cycle trolling motor battery strapped to the back would work...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 792
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Posted By Mgbgt89
I'm Matt, I was diagonally across from you to...

I'm Matt, I was diagonally across from you to your left at the table. Nice to meet you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 05:14 PM
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Posted By Mgbgt89
There are signs at either end saying "Untreated...

There are signs at either end saying "Untreated road ahead"

Sunday it was clear save for one branch hanging into the road, just a few damp/icy spots.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 71,469
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Posted By Mgbgt89
Are you planning on moving there? Thanks for the...

Are you planning on moving there? Thanks for the realtor, I'm gonna try to swing buying a place by the end of the year.

I've heard that term before. Seems like that happens all the time.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 71,469
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Posted By Mgbgt89
Yeah, I'll be living and working in Maryville. Or...

Yeah, I'll be living and working in Maryville. Or Murilville as the locals say.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 71,469
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Posted By Mgbgt89
I get all kinds of comments on it down there....

I get all kinds of comments on it down there. Most stuff isn't that rusty there unless its 60 years old.

It tows great. I can still pull almost 30 mpg with just the KTM on the trailer. A few...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 71,469
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Posted By Mgbgt89
Haha, I got pulled over as soon as I got into...

Haha, I got pulled over as soon as I got into Maryville early Saturday morning. He was an escaped northerner as well. Cut me a break since he was from Indiana like me.

Oddly enough I've met more...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 71,469
Views: 5,881,400
Posted By Mgbgt89
Good luck with that. Last night was the worst I...

Good luck with that. Last night was the worst I have ever seen I-71. 76 wasn't as deep but it was slicker than hell. The hill right after 57 i was afraid I was going to come to a stop. I could not...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2015, 02:40 AM
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Posted By Mgbgt89
Thanks! I'm glad it finally worked out. The place...

Thanks! I'm glad it finally worked out. The place that hired me I've been trying to stop at for months. Once i ran out of gas on the way there on the KTM, Another time they were closed for the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 71,469
Views: 5,881,400
Posted By Mgbgt89
I had a friend that was threatened with a DUI...

I had a friend that was threatened with a DUI while riding an ATV on his own property, He talked his way out of it somehow. I would guess 90% of the time in a situation like that when someone gets...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 01:46 AM
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Views: 50,786
Posted By Mgbgt89
Were you there? I didn't get everyone's screen...

Were you there? I didn't get everyone's screen name tied to a face.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Mgbgt89
Noooo..... I'm trying to escape from that crap.

Noooo..... I'm trying to escape from that crap.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 71,469
Views: 5,881,400
Posted By Mgbgt89
Haha, No i'm looking for a job. I've been...

Haha, No i'm looking for a job. I've been freezing my ass off with short hair/shaved face lately. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 792
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Posted By Mgbgt89
I'll be there, looking forward to meeting you...

I'll be there, looking forward to meeting you guys.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 71,469
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Posted By Mgbgt89
I'm planning on moving as soon as i can find a...

I'm planning on moving as soon as i can find a job. I'm actually on my way to Knoxville tonight to do some job hunting tomorrow. Nice riding in ohio, I just can't deal with the winters, and i'm sick...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
He's old and wise. Every idea he has gets shot...

He's old and wise. Every idea he has gets shot down no matter how good it is for some reason. My boss likes things to be high tech even if they don't need to be. He had some really crazy complicated...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
I missed this in my thought process. That makes...

I missed this in my thought process. That makes sense since the speed is controlled by how fast the exhaust escapes, I wasn't worried about drifting. But reducing the slamming makes sense.



I...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
Can you explain this? I called parker and told...

Can you explain this? I called parker and told them what i wanted to do, They recommended a "5/3 Double solenoid - cyl to exhaust ports (CE)" according to their catalog. In between cycles there won't...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
It's a Haas VM3, the logic is already in there...

It's a Haas VM3, the logic is already in there for the M-code. You can use that output to trigger a relay. This main relay will power my system. When the machine calls an M30 (end of program) or M62...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-21-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 71,469
Views: 5,881,400
Posted By Mgbgt89
What are your plans with that? I've had a...

What are your plans with that?

I've had a jeep sitting on 3 wheels in my driveway for well over a year. Mines missing one of the back wheels though.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
Thanks! I actually saw that today, One of the...

Thanks! I actually saw that today, One of the reasons I went ahead and bought that cylinder, since you can get parts for it.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
It'll take some playing with it to figure out...

It'll take some playing with it to figure out what the optimum delay time is. You can get a decent pile of chips on the cover before the problems start, It's a fairly hefty stainless cover. Imagine...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
Another reason I was trying to stay away from...

Another reason I was trying to stay away from them if I can. There are prox switches under the way covers, Occasionally shit gets down in there and errors out the machine. The magnets shouldn't pose...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
Can a ball screw handle an unguided load? I'm not...

Can a ball screw handle an unguided load? I'm not an engineer, just a dumbass machinist. I was thinking i needed at least one linear guide.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
----- Here is one scenario as I see it. You...

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Here is one scenario as I see it.
You turn an output on, that stays on for the duration of the program cycle.
This output feeds on a timer, and the function of this output is to enable the...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
Oh i know i'm over killing it. One guy's solution...

Oh i know i'm over killing it. One guy's solution was to just bolt a broom to the table so whenever it makes an X axis move it brushes the chips off the cover. That's no fun though.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
That was actually the original idea, then I saw...

That was actually the original idea, then I saw the rodless air cylinders and it seemed like a cleaner solution. Less moving parts and easier packaging.
...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
http://jamestownmachinery.com/images/VF-3_95_JMJP1...

http://jamestownmachinery.com/images/VF-3_95_JMJP140610_waycovers.JPG

Not our machine, but similar. The area where chips pack is behind the table in this picture. I've thought about some sort of...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
So if using prox switches, They would be SPDT?...

So if using prox switches, They would be SPDT? Correct? Use 2 time delay timers so when it hits the prox switch it will hold for a given amount of time before triggering the solenoid to let it cycle...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
There is, But we cut wood on this machine. So we...

There is, But we cut wood on this machine. So we don't use coolant at all with this one.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mgbgt89
Industrial control gurus?

I'm working on a project at work to clear chips off the backside of one of our mills while running at night. If roughing large amounts of material, The chips build up behind the table and eventually...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-21-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 71,469
Views: 5,881,400
Posted By Mgbgt89
It takes some getting used to. It's a real hoot...

It takes some getting used to. It's a real hoot railing through a corner, then just turning it in tighter for the hell of it. Supermotos kick ass. Whats bad is when i switch to something else and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-17-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 71,469
Views: 5,881,400
Posted By Mgbgt89
Hope it comes back clean.

Hope it comes back clean.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-17-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 71,469
Views: 5,881,400
Posted By Mgbgt89
I'm not looking forward to getting old. I spent...

I'm not looking forward to getting old. I spent about 50 bucks on healthcare last year, Not counting what i paid for my insurance. (and I've got pretty crappy insurance) I didn't cost my insurance...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 71,469
Views: 5,881,400
Posted By Mgbgt89
What is going on with the quotes? Is that just me...

What is going on with the quotes? Is that just me or is everyone else just seeing empty boxes when someone quotes?
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,484
Posted By Mgbgt89
:rofl Me too, Light stepover, Heavy depth of cut...

:rofl Me too, Light stepover, Heavy depth of cut and chip load. I don't give a shit about surface finish.
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,484
Posted By Mgbgt89
Our old VM-3 makes similar finishes on flat faces...

Our old VM-3 makes similar finishes on flat faces like that, The spindle is on its way out according to the haas guy. It didn't used to do that. You can tell by the way it sounds at high RPM that its...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,484
Posted By Mgbgt89
I assume it takes a lot more heat for a steel...

I assume it takes a lot more heat for a steel tool since they are larger aren't they? All the instructions on our machine are in german, I just know which buttons to press for what i need to do. :rofl
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,484
Posted By Mgbgt89
I know ours is 220, I'm pretty sure it is still 3...

I know ours is 220, I'm pretty sure it is still 3 phase.

I'm with you, very rarely do i use solid carbide over 1/2 inch. Luckily i haven't gotten dragged into it yet, but the boss wanted to use a...
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