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Forum: The Water Cooler 09-16-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By Gary Campbell
Jim.. Is that the MiniMax Sam Blasco? Bought a...

Jim..
Is that the MiniMax Sam Blasco? Bought a slider from him a dozen plus years ago when I was in the FL Keys. Tell him hi for me.
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-14-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By Gary Campbell
Yes, all should have been ER25 to match your...

Yes, all should have been ER25 to match your spindle. Contact tech support, they will get you squared away
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 09-11-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gary Campbell
"Out of curiosity, does Wincnc G-code support...

"Out of curiosity, does Wincnc G-code support g-code programming constructs like if, While, do, goto and comparison operators like EQ GT LT NE etc."

Short Answer, No. There are some "If xxxx then...
Forum: Recoil Indexing Lathe (4th Axis) 09-10-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By Gary Campbell
You will need to add the following to the post...

You will need to add the following to the post processor, in the toolchange section in the line

right after the last " G53 Z0"

ADD: " G0 X0 Y0" (with quotes)
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 09-08-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gary Campbell
"Seems odd that VCarvePro does not have any GOTO...

"Seems odd that VCarvePro does not have any GOTO Line Number or Looping ability."

Not really odd at all. CAM programs like VCPro output to hundreds of machine models using about 80 different...
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 09-04-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Gary Campbell
Look over the "L10 Array Cut" Your X and Y...

Look over the "L10 Array Cut" Your X and Y offsets will be zero 20 rows and 25 columns gives 500 file runs

If you have the pendant, press the repeat button
Forum: CAMheads How 2 09-03-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Gary Campbell
There is not likely to be anyone here with...

There is not likely to be anyone here with experience with APE's rotary, and based on what I know of their other products, they are substantially different than CAMasters, you may be best served to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By Gary Campbell
I would also check and reseat the PCI...

I would also check and reseat the PCI Card/Daughterboard. They can vibrate loose in transit and you seem in transit often.
Forum: Shop Talk 08-23-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,890
Posted By Gary Campbell
JP... I'm with you, the numbers are amazing. ...

JP...
I'm with you, the numbers are amazing. Take garage doors; 20,000 REPORTED injuries per year, 7500 pinch/cut, 2100 crush. Add in pets to adults and children, hundreds of deaths. Sad, but...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,906
Posted By Gary Campbell
A few words from the "cheap seats" regarding...

A few words from the "cheap seats" regarding these spindles. There are a few US resellers of "genuine Italian made HSD spindles" and most of them are similarity priced to CAMasters replacement unit...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,906
Posted By Gary Campbell
Most, if not all, of these spindles have...

Most, if not all, of these spindles have replaceable bearings. That said, the lower bearings are often a "matched set" and should be replaced by a good motor repair shop that does high speed motors,...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-14-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Gary Campbell
Yes, If you ordered one with the machine

Yes, If you ordered one with the machine
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-13-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Gary Campbell
Yes, a knife is the right tool for the job: ...

Yes, a knife is the right tool for the job: https://youtu.be/X7SzwVDPtks
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By Gary Campbell
Where is the Z reference (Datum, Zero) set in the...

Where is the Z reference (Datum, Zero) set in the design file. My guess is "material bottom". If so, set it to the material surface, the same place you did your touch top to
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Gary Campbell
Only for profile, not for pockets.

Only for profile, not for pockets.
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-06-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Gary Campbell
Item # 1: Only the "prefix" (open square...

Item # 1: Only the "prefix" (open square bracket) sets the text as a comment. The trailing (closed square bracket) does nothing

Item # 2: Yes, the G37Z is the macro you want. Mine is most...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Gary Campbell
Put both wires of the X switch under the same...

Put both wires of the X switch under the same screw. That should eliminate the false trigger.

Move the Z up to almost the switch, same for X and Y.

Type in " L28 XYZ"

Set your work X, Y...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By Gary Campbell
Did you test the switch by hand before you...

Did you test the switch by hand before you initialized? (Red arrow to left of X position?)

Did you test with keyboard or jog arrows to verify it stopped the axis before you initialized?
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By Gary Campbell
Brian... The setting you want is the "G28move"...

Brian...
The setting you want is the "G28move" line in the WinCNC.INI

It may be as simple as reducing the "X" value by .030, but make sure to change the number, reboot WinCNC and then initialize...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-23-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,257
Posted By Gary Campbell
Joe... Make sure that you place the pins by...

Joe...
Make sure that you place the pins by marking or drilling locations with the machine. Then you can "range in" their location and set (and store) a Home position that sets the workspace XY...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-22-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Gary Campbell
Yes, if you wish to quantify or prove the...

Yes, if you wish to quantify or prove the existence of backlash, use a dial indicator on a stand. With the indicator against one of the sideplates, push/pull the sideplate in the direction of travel...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-22-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Gary Campbell
Doug... With answers to a few more questions,...

Doug...
With answers to a few more questions, mostly pertaining to your maintenance adjustments: Belt tension, pinion/spur gear wear, pinion to rack engagement, slide plate lubrication, and...
Forum: Camps, Training, Meetings 07-21-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,123
Posted By Gary Campbell
It was a Pleasure

To meet all the guys and gals at the July CAMaster School. Hopefully Luke and myself have provided a few leaps forward in your CNC journey.

Thank you for attending
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-20-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Gary Campbell
Sounds like you may have debris lodged in the Y...

Sounds like you may have debris lodged in the Y spur (pinion) gear. If so, it would "hit" every 2.82 inches
Forum: Stinger II 07-18-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By Gary Campbell
In most cases 230VAC is used as a spec with a...

In most cases 230VAC is used as a spec with a range. 230VAC +/- 10% or 207 to 253. People remember the number, and forget the range. Highly unlikely anyone actually has 230 volts unless its during...
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