Fricken Laser Beam

Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: mr1precision On: Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:05 pm

We finally broke down and bought a laser marker for our shop. It's too cool not to share!
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: franco b On: Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:24 pm

That is remarkable. I can remember when the laser was first invented one article called it "a solution in search of a problem". Now the many applications are beyond the imaginings then.
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: SMITTY On: Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:36 pm

HOLY *censored*!!! I thought the video was in Fast Forward mode!! That is unreal!! :o :shock:

I bet that'd give ya one hell of an unwanted tattoo .... toothy
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: 009to090 On: Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:46 am

I would like to use that to mark every tool I own. :punk:
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: McGiever On: Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:39 am

Fricken Laser Beam...

Did not Austin Powers say this [w/ his British accent] in one of his movies? :roll:
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: Carbon12 On: Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:49 am

Yes,...something about a shark with Freakin' laser beams on his head. :lol:
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: I'm On Fire On: Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:53 am

McGiever wrote:Fricken Laser Beam...

Did not Austin Powers say this [w/ his British accent] in one of his movies? :roll:


That was Dr. Evil. And yes, he wanted sharks with frickin' laser beams on their heads.

Damn, that thing is awesome. Can I borrow it? I have some stuff I'd like to...ummm....use it on.... :D
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: mr1precision On: Fri Nov 22, 2013 2:28 pm

Carbon12 wrote:Yes,...something about a shark with Freakin' laser beams on his head. :lol:

That scene always stuck in my head. We call our laser marker "the fricken laser marker". Yes its great for marking your tools.
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: Horace On: Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:21 pm

"My cycloptic colleague ... " That line cracks me up every time.

That's one of the coolest things I've ever seen (the laser, I mean, not the Austin Powers clip.) I'm sitting here thinking of all the things that I could use that on. Cell phone cases. Tools. The cat. Could you write a nice Valentine's message on a steak and then grill it?
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: dcrane On: Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:29 am

Horace wrote:"My cycloptic colleague ... " That line cracks me up every time.

That's one of the coolest things I've ever seen (the laser, I mean, not the Austin Powers clip.) I'm sitting here thinking of all the things that I could use that on. Cell phone cases. Tools. The cat. Could you write a nice Valentine's message on a steak and then grill it?


think of all the cool tat's you could have toothy ...just have to ensure the pain for 2.7 seconds! :fear:
On a more serious note... may I ask how much that thing cost? My guess is $50,000 :shock:
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: mr1precision On: Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:18 am

dcrane wrote:
Horace wrote:"My cycloptic colleague ... " That line cracks me up every time.

That's one of the coolest things I've ever seen (the laser, I mean, not the Austin Powers clip.) I'm sitting here thinking of all the things that I could use that on. Cell phone cases. Tools. The cat. Could you write a nice Valentine's message on a steak and then grill it?


think of all the cool tat's you could have toothy ...just have to ensure the pain for 2.7 seconds! :fear:
On a more serious note... may I ask how much that thing cost? My guess is $50,000 :shock:

This one was a demo so we stole it for $45K.
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: Freddy On: Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:35 pm

Yowza! That's the coolest thing since sliced bread! I'm amazed at the distance the laser is traveling before impact.... I always thought they were very close to any surface while marking. From all I've read the laser markers are all up front cost.... I mean to say.... once you own a quality one, there's not much maintenance. By the time it needs a new anything it will have paid for itself time and time again. Congrats on the new tool!

PS... does the whole town get dim when the laser comes on? :)
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: cabinover On: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:36 pm

A while ago I attended an audio convention, part of another forum, in Massachusetts. The guy that hosted the get together had a woodshop type setup with a CNC router setup. In the same building was another company that did laser...etching..I guess you'd call it. They made little plaques up from blue anodized aluminum. When burnt off it was clean aluminum. Very minute detail and extremely quick to boot. I was mesmerized.

BTW, cool video of it's abilities, thank you!
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: mr1precision On: Tue Nov 26, 2013 2:23 pm

Freddy wrote:Yowza! That's the coolest thing since sliced bread! I'm amazed at the distance the laser is traveling before impact.... I always thought they were very close to any surface while marking. From all I've read the laser markers are all up front cost.... I mean to say.... once you own a quality one, there's not much maintenance. By the time it needs a new anything it will have paid for itself time and time again. Congrats on the new tool!

PS... does the whole town get dim when the laser comes on? :)

Freddy,
You are correct thier isnt much to do for maintanence. Just buy it and run it. Once in a while clean the lens perhaps.
As far as power its just 110v and doesnt require any special amperage, 15amps is plenty!
It seems like it would use more power! It still amazes me.
Steve
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Re: Fricken Laser Beam

PostBy: davidmcbeth3 On: Fri Nov 29, 2013 7:33 am

But what do you guys really use it for ... lol
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