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by n1h1l1st
Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electrical current in the ball screws
Replies: 2
Views: 1094

Re: Electrical current in the ball screws

And don't forget to check out for any frayed wires or wires rubbed through in the circuit.
by n1h1l1st
Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:10 am
Forum: AmateurCNC Announcements
Topic: Heading out? Here is the official AmateurCNC FB page
Replies: 11
Views: 3486

Re: Heading out? Here is the official AmateurCNC FB page

Awesome. This initiative will go far in informing fellows like myself who are new to the field... Will link with this via mobile.
by n1h1l1st
Sat Nov 28, 2015 5:51 am
Forum: Looking for work or projects
Topic: Jobs
Replies: 14
Views: 2491

Re: Jobs

Like any other job board, it would be crazy to apply just for one job and expect miracles to happen. It takes hard work to land anything good - so keep trying for different positions that you may want and eventually, you will find something worthwhile.
by n1h1l1st
Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:57 am
Forum: Milling, tooling and engraving advice
Topic: purchase of hardware with the cutting plan in UK
Replies: 2
Views: 772

Re: purchase of hardware with the cutting plan in UK

The are restrictions on cutting down trees here in the UK, more so if you want to export the timber.
by n1h1l1st
Sun Aug 09, 2015 4:10 am
Forum: Milling, tooling and engraving advice
Topic: Wood Engraving Problem
Replies: 6
Views: 1369

Re: Wood Engraving Problem

Why don’t you reverse- stencil it? I mean, just airbrush the lettering with the greyish paint after painting the whole thing in blue.
by n1h1l1st
Sat Aug 08, 2015 7:15 am
Forum: Show off your projects!
Topic: Enjoy this project from a year back
Replies: 5
Views: 1270

Re: Enjoy this project from a year back

Hah! I laughed aloud at this! You gotta give credit where it is due though! Those are original ideas right there!
by n1h1l1st
Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: Retrofits, spindles, cooling and attachments
Topic: Older Fanuc Controls Not Working. Which is the best retrofit for the controls?
Replies: 6
Views: 1663

Re: Older Fanuc Controls Not Working. Which is the best retrofit for the controls?

I have never tried the Ajax controls but I am also curious to know if they are any good. :D
by n1h1l1st
Sun Jul 12, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: Ideas for small business using CNC
Topic: Starting a CNC milling business
Replies: 23
Views: 5357

Re: Starting a CNC milling business

I thought I could throw my hat into the ring, so here goes: Like any other businesses, starting a cnc milling hustle can be a bit nerve-wrecking so I'd suggest that you do things professionally. If you don't take anything away from my words today, take this: Create a simple business plan. It is one...
by n1h1l1st
Sun Jul 12, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: Starting a business
Topic: Bankrolling your hobby router
Replies: 7
Views: 1676

Re: Bankrolling your hobby router

Just move or target to a business that outsources and offer to supply the same thig for the same price but with local service and support. That way, you will have no trouble finding the economic backbone to support your business while it takes form in the beginning. you couléd also just find a produ...
by n1h1l1st
Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Other technical advice
Topic: Can i resoulder my CNC router chip?
Replies: 4
Views: 1222

Can i resoulder my CNC router chip?

Greetings all, I use a board(3 axis) to drive my DIY cnc router that i built a couple of weeks ago. Recently whenever i start engraving, i keep missing steps especially with the z axis. Tonight i tried my 4th one when suddenly my X axis started shaking then KAPOOF, magic smoke. Am low on budget so i...

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