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Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-06-2019, 05:53 PM
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Posted By TJCornish
By the way, Iím in Columbia PA this weekend...

By the way, Iím in Columbia PA this weekend attending the NAWCC introduction to pocket watch repair class. I drove down to Merrittís in Pottstown and saw the NAWCC museum today before class starts...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-03-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By TJCornish
Glad to meet another clock head. I suspect this...

Glad to meet another clock head. I suspect this will turn into a retirement career for me, though Iíve got some time before that will likely happen.

The clock is an Ithaca No 2 Bank Regulator, a...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-03-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By TJCornish
That’s because you KNOW that’s happened...

That’s because you KNOW that’s happened (thankfully not to me yet). :)

I have the 4x8 stinger so I can occasionally cut full sheets of plywood, but I also have a small shop, which means the...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-02-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By TJCornish
A new way of thinking

I've had my Stinger III for a couple weeks now. I'm a hobbiest and I purchased the machine for odds and ends rather than production work. It's been fun to learn how to rethink methods with a new...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By TJCornish
2D clipart source - flourishes?

I have been looking around for a source of engraving/vcarvable 2D clipart designs to decorate corners around round objects - think a square project with a circle or oval in the middle - what you...
Forum: Shop Talk 08-25-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,890
Posted By TJCornish
Was it this guy?

Was it this guy?
Forum: Shop Talk 08-25-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,890
Posted By TJCornish
Welcome to the club, brother Terry. [clap] I have...

Welcome to the club, brother Terry. [clap] I have definitely felt that feeling of $100 disappearing rapidly. Iím sure you took great consolation in how well the brake protected the aluminum tape. :)
Forum: WINcnc General discussion 08-23-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By TJCornish
Closing the loop on this - Camaster helped me...

Closing the loop on this - Camaster helped me upgrade to 2.6.14 (available from the wincnc.net website; I was previously running 2.6.3). The PCI card driver included in 2.6.14 is signed and installs...
Forum: Shop Talk 08-23-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,890
Posted By TJCornish
I think it's a law of large numbers thing - no...

I think it's a law of large numbers thing - no one forgets the blade is there, but just like anything you do often - knocking over a glass of water, having a fender bender, stubbing your toe on the...
Forum: Shop Talk 08-22-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,890
Posted By TJCornish
Youíre right in principle, of course, but itís...

Youíre right in principle, of course, but itís just one more risk management factor to weigh the cost/benefit of. A similar point - most composite grinding wheels have an expiration date as itís...
Forum: Shop Talk 08-22-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,890
Posted By TJCornish
Iím not an expert, but my understanding of the...

Iím not an expert, but my understanding of the mechanism is that the actuation time is dependent on the microprocessorís time to decide to fire and the acceleration time of the spring pushing the...
Forum: Shop Talk 08-22-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,890
Posted By TJCornish
Iím glad to hear that others are adding their...

Iím glad to hear that others are adding their take on an important feature. RE blades being damaged by firing the brake - at least in my case they havenít been damaged. The brake is aluminum and...
Forum: Shop Talk 08-22-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,890
Posted By TJCornish
This is a very old thread, but Iím a new Camaster...

This is a very old thread, but Iím a new Camaster owner, so new to the forum. I beg your pardon in waking this zombie.

I donít really have an opinion on who was right or wrong with all the lawyery...
Forum: WINcnc General discussion 08-21-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By TJCornish
Installing the WinCNC PCI Card driver on Windows 10

I don't know if this is still true for the latest hardware from WinCNC, but for my setup which is 2.6 the driver for the PCI7200 card is unsigned, meaning it will not be allowed to install by Windows...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-20-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By TJCornish
Iím not sure VCarve can do this, but the NYCCNC...

Iím not sure VCarve can do this, but the NYCCNC guy did a neat YouTube video showing how to import a photo into Fusion 360 and then trace it.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dUiIAb1YqeM

Iím...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,906
Posted By TJCornish
Thanks - I will forward your concern on to my...

Thanks - I will forward your concern on to my bearing supplier.
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,906
Posted By TJCornish
I don't disagree in principle with anything you...

I don't disagree in principle with anything you are saying, however my experience with HSD pricing is apparently different than yours. There are at least two online suppliers of genuine HSD spindles...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,906
Posted By TJCornish
Hey Jim - I donít want to lose sight of the...

Hey Jim - I donít want to lose sight of the forest for this particular tree. I have already contacted Camaster twice about small items, including a burnt connector on the lathe stepper and they...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,906
Posted By TJCornish
I am planning on replacing the rear bearing -...

I am planning on replacing the rear bearing - itís a whopping $5 part, but I didnít have a replacement when we did the work (and I didnít know what the part was so I couldnít order one until I got it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,906
Posted By TJCornish
HSD 1073 spindle repair

I’m a new owner of a used Camaster Stinger III. This is my first CNC router, and I’m trying to get up to speed, and trying to figure out the state of the machine I bought. My machine is about 5 years...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By TJCornish
My Stinger III is all welded together - nothing...

My Stinger III is all welded together - nothing yellow is removable without a grinder.

Likely my best result would be a spray enamel which wouldnít be mixable - it is what it is. Anybody try...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By TJCornish
Touch up paint color?

Before I go experimenting, has anyone found a reasonable yellow paint color match for the frame? Mine has a few dings that I would like to touch up if possible.

Thanks!
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 08-12-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,784
Posted By TJCornish
Vacuum muffler?

I'm a new owner of a used Stinger III with a Hurricane vacuum. As is a complete surprise to no one, it's loud. Does anyone have a plan for a suitable muffler that doesn't restrict airflow too much?...
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