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Forum: The Water Cooler 09-16-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By Doug S
I have asked my business partner to look into...

I have asked my business partner to look into larger sheets and do a cost per foot comparison and yield study. Should be interesting.
Canít wait to get the new beast breathing again and see what it...
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-16-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By Doug S
Dumb question Monday- here we go again

Just a silly question for the collective mind here.
I recently purchased a second Cobra and it happened to be a 512 unit. It had everything else I needed/ wanted so the oversized bed was not an...
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-16-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By Doug S
My post was really to show the worst of the...

My post was really to show the worst of the worst.
My typical cut day looks like this.
I start my machine up and open a vacuum ports and let the table breath for 30 minutes or so while I warm up...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-15-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Doug S
Well, thatís some awesome work right there. ...

Well, thatís some awesome work right there.
Congrats on the article.
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-15-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By Doug S
Nice finish- yes??? Thatís where the vacuum let...

Nice finish- yes???
Thatís where the vacuum let go as it was cutting they the wood.
When cutting stretchers and nailers, they arenít super critical so I try to get a few more passes out of the...
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-15-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By Doug S
You guys are lucky. I cut mostly sheet goods and...

You guys are lucky. I cut mostly sheet goods and glue my spoiler down directly. With the humidity here, I replace my spoilboard about every three months. This depends on the humidity and time of day...
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-13-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By Doug S
Hey Jim, Sorry for your troubles. I donít...

Hey Jim,
Sorry for your troubles.
I donít see the pictures or video.
Sounds like the cables are crossed or something bumped loose on the control box.
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Doug S
You may also want to try some material with an...

You may also want to try some material with an mdf core to make sure you get a smooth cut and radius. Sometimes the ply is the issue.
I have some of both if you need a scrap or two.
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Doug S
I would be happy to test your file on my machine...

I would be happy to test your file on my machine if you would share it here, maybe one part.
As I said earlier, it could be the ply, the bit, speed, feed, machine or the file.
I can take a few of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Doug S
Tearing instead of cutting???

Tearing instead of cutting???
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Doug S
Sometimes the plywood we get is of lesser quality...

Sometimes the plywood we get is of lesser quality and I notice strands of wood pulled out from the cut, so much so that I have to sand prior to edge banding.
Some of the Baltic I have now splinters...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Doug S
One pass, 1/2Ē Baltic birch for drawers. 800 ipm...

One pass, 1/2Ē Baltic birch for drawers. 800 ipm at 18,000 rpm.
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Doug S
It looks like tooling to me, but I am nowhere an...

It looks like tooling to me, but I am nowhere an expert.
What is have seen multiple times here is to create an pattern back and forth cutting full depth and while running, increase the bit speed and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Doug S
What speed and feeds are you using. Is that a...

What speed and feeds are you using.
Is that a two flute downcut?
Saw you tool but could not read it.
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 09-03-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,116
Posted By Doug S
Howdy Carter, What did you decide on your...

Howdy Carter,

What did you decide on your phenolic plenum glue method (aeropoxy) . I have gotten many comments about mounting the spoilboard to Phenolic with plastic bolts and had headed that way...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By Doug S
This sounds crazy but in this side view, you can...

This sounds crazy but in this side view, you can see they MDF plenum raised up between the supports.

Even crazier, this second picture shows after a fresh surfacing then running about 5 sheets on...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By Doug S
Very normal and very frustrating. The higher...

Very normal and very frustrating.
The higher the humidity, the more you see this movement.

In central Texas, the humidity in the mornings will be brutal. I can surface first thing in the morning...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Doug S
Bad timing but it is recommended that your cnc...

Bad timing but it is recommended that your cnc computer stay disconnected from the internet. If it happens to update stuff during a job, you will surely have mixed results.
I hope the password fixed...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By Doug S
In central Texas here and you are always welcome...

In central Texas here and you are always welcome to visit to see a cobra in action. Jim would be a better host as I mostly cut cabinet parts- they get kinda mundane after a while but they pay the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By Doug S
Thatís the community we love. Fellow Camheads...

Thatís the community we love.
Fellow Camheads helping one another.
Dennis, where are you located?
Forum: Woodworking Tools For Sale 08-30-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Doug S
That's sounds very inviting, except the part...

That's sounds very inviting, except the part about come and get it. I just got back from 3200 mile round trip to pick up my new Camaster. That trip was a killer and still don't think I have caught up...
Forum: Woodworking Tools For Sale 08-29-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Doug S
Brian, What's the price for that baby?

Brian,
What's the price for that baby?
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-27-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By Doug S
Iíve been to that factory and I have never been...

Iíve been to that factory and I have never been to China.
Made is the Good Ole USA.
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-26-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Doug S
I figure the original one will be still in use...

I figure the original one will be still in use for two months while we finish the new shop. Having it sit there and looking at you helps motivate the construction.
All we need now is concrete,...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-26-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Doug S
Thanks for the replyís. I will make contact and...

Thanks for the replyís. I will make contact and see what we come up with.
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