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Offline agmachado

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Hello from Brazil
« on: September 19, 2013, 03:16:58 AM »
Hello Guys,

I'm Alexandre, today I live in Fortaleza/CE, in northeast of Brazil, but I was born in Porto Alegre/RS, in extreme southern of Brazil.

Some pictures of Porto Alegre city, my hometown and Fortaleza city, where I living now.

I work as system analyst to develop business applications to enterprises and when young I studied automotive mechanics.

I like to RC Cars, draw with Solidworks and play drums. My workshop isn't complete yet, but will soon be. I have some tools and a Sherline Lathe, soon I will buy a mill too. Here in Brazil all is very complicated... many taxes and fees to buy products from other countries, even without a similar products manufactured here.

Well... some cool pictures... I hope that you like!!!






























Best regards,

Alexandre

Offline Robert Hornby

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2013, 03:24:17 AM »
Welcome Alexandra, You have some very nice RC model cars there, I am sure you have a lot of fun. Very nice little girl too, your daughter?
Robert
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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2013, 03:37:06 AM »
Welcome  Alexandre

I'm sure you recognize a lot of the familiar faces around here.

Dave

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2013, 03:44:41 AM »
Welcome Alexandra, You have some very nice RC model cars there, I am sure you have a lot of fun. Very nice little girl too, your daughter?

Thank you Robert!

Yes, my daugher Beatriz... She have 7 year old, my girl !!!


I'm sure you recognize a lot of the familiar faces around here.

Yes Dave! How are you ?! I hope that fine!

I did not understand why many people stopped posting on HMEM ... so I asked Andrew (lazylathe) and understand.

Cheers,

Alexandre

Offline vcutajar

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2013, 05:32:56 AM »
Hi Alex and welcome.  Good to see you here.

Vince

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2013, 07:21:00 AM »
 :hi: Alex.

Nice set of drawings. What drawing package are you using?

Did anyone ask about your workshop? What lathes and other machines do you have?

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2013, 07:47:12 AM »
G'day from Australia Alex.

Nice cars, sweet daughter, great view.

My first lathe was a Sherline. It was so old that it had a brass bedway and it cost me $600 (second hand) in 1989. But then it came with vertical milling slide, rocker and normal tool posts, raising blocks, WW collets and chuck, 3 & 4 jaw chucks and a speed controller made from a light dimmer. I still regret selling it. Did you know that it was designed in Australia?

Regards from the land of the kangaroo

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2013, 09:34:36 AM »
Hello Alex.
Welcome over. :cheers:
How is it, are there any progress on your Tiny Inline 4 cyl.?
CS
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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2013, 10:50:00 AM »
Welcome Alexandre!

Glad you came over too!

My son has just gotten his "Slash Ultimate"....and is a very happy boy! :ThumbsUp:

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2013, 11:35:29 AM »
Welcome Alexandre...from a fellow Sherline user.  Happy you made it over to MEM and will look forward to seeing your progress. Did you get a Sherline mill as well?

Bill

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2013, 08:34:16 PM »
Hi All!!!

Nice set of drawings. What drawing package are you using?

Did anyone ask about your workshop? What lathes and other machines do you have?
I used the Solidwork 2013 to modeling and I have only a Sherline Lathe model 4410.

My first lathe was a Sherline. It was so old that it had a brass bedway and it cost me $600 (second hand) in 1989. But then it came with vertical milling slide, rocker and normal tool posts, raising blocks, WW collets and chuck, 3 & 4 jaw chucks and a speed controller made from a light dimmer. I still regret selling it. Did you know that it was designed in Australia?
Yes Danny I know that... very cool!!!

Hello Alex.
Welcome over. :cheers:
How is it, are there any progress on your Tiny Inline 4 cyl.?
CS
So I think that you make confusion... Who began was Tarik (t_ottoboni), He live here in Brazil (Campinas/SP) too and I also do not know how is the progress of the project.

Thanks for your interesting.

My son has just gotten his "Slash Ultimate"....and is a very happy boy! :ThumbsUp:
Yes... I know... A Slash is very nice too !!!

Welcome Alexandre...from a fellow Sherline user.  Happy you made it over to MEM and will look forward to seeing your progress. Did you get a Sherline mill as well?
Not yet, but soon I will buy... as I say... my workshop isn't complete yet, but will soon be. I have some tools and a Sherline Lathe, soon I will buy a mill too. Here in Brazil all is very complicated... many taxes and fees to buy products from other countries, even without a similar products manufactured here.

Cheers,

Alexandre

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2013, 03:36:45 AM »
 :hi: Alexandre,  I remember you from the old site with your cars and toys. Glad to see you here.
Is Andrew still on the old site? I haven't see him here lately.

Don

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2013, 03:40:50 AM »
Yeah!....where the hell is Andy anyway?

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #13 on: September 20, 2013, 04:54:11 AM »
Is Andrew still on the old site? I haven't see him here lately.

Yeah!....where the hell is Andy anyway?

He said to me that is enjoying the summer with your family and will soon be back.

Cheers,

Alexandre

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Re: Hello from Brazil
« Reply #14 on: September 20, 2013, 08:21:13 AM »
Is Andrew still on the old site? I haven't see him here lately.

Yeah!....where the hell is Andy anyway?

He said to me that is enjoying the summer with your family and will soon be back.

Cheers,

Alexandre



Cool!
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