Author Archives: Mayday

Not diy

I thought I’d explain why there’s not that many recent updates.  I was a bodybuilder for many years. This has left it’s marks on my body. I have one herniated disc in my neck that’s operated and alot less of … Continue reading

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Upcoming review. 

I had 2 parts 3D-printed for me via 3dhubs. The first of these should arrive tomorrow or the day after tomorrow.  That part is of my own design using onshape and I a SFU1204 ballnut mount/bracket.  The other part should with any luck … Continue reading

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Drill press modifications 

As I don’t own a real drill press, I got a stand to review. They are useless *end of review*. I decided to try getting it sturdy enough to atleast manage straight holes through 5mm thick aluminum/aluminium.  I figured filling … Continue reading

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MayMaker update again 

Well,I opened the package from rawcnc and I got a roll of shielded cable as well as the nuts, washers and bolts.  /Mayday 2017/12/01

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MayMaker update 

I’ve just received a bunch of bolts, nuts and washers from Rawcnc. 1.3kg of stuff to be precise. Very cheap and very good service. Especially considering that it’s a small one man business. It’s the same guy that makes the Raw … Continue reading

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MayMaker update 

I’ve got different stepper motor drives on the way, HY-DIV168N-3.5A. I’ve also received the raw material for the Z-axis plate/spindle mount plate.  And then there’s the MR12(correct name?) rails and some MGN12H carriages.  I’m not sure I’ll use those exclusively … Continue reading

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BF862 headamp update 

Well I got the Elna ROA Cerafine 1000uF/10V output capacitors and the extra 33R Takman resistors I needed today.  Thanks to Hifi-collective. I put the 33R Takman resistors in parallel with the ones already there for 16.5R to raise the bias … Continue reading

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