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Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 11-19-2019, 06:23 PM
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Posted By guitarwes
I have this EXACT configuration minus the filter....

I have this EXACT configuration minus the filter. I still have the bag attached which doesn't get much debris in it at all. Mine is piped outside under a lean-to, otherwise I would've went with a...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 11-18-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By guitarwes
I just ordered some of these 1/8" compression...

I just ordered some of these 1/8" compression bits and they are flippin' awesome. They fit in an 1/8" collet. I cut a good many of the cutesy decorative stuff out of 1/4" ply and needed something...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-18-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By guitarwes
As others have said, the downcut bits are what...

As others have said, the downcut bits are what you want. Sometimes when cutting fine details, the mask will pull up anyway. Sometimes it's the bit that grabs the mask as it's cutting, sometimes...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-14-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By guitarwes
Yeah, that's crazy. Must be associated with the...

Yeah, that's crazy. Must be associated with the screen going out.

It may or may not help, but the recommendation is to put an insulator between the dust foot and dust collection hose. At the top...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-14-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By guitarwes
Do you have your dust collection hose...

Do you have your dust collection hose isolated/insulated away from your dust foot?
Seems to be a card or MB issue in your control computer.
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 11-11-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By guitarwes
When you cut into the foam core PVC sheets, it...

When you cut into the foam core PVC sheets, it (obviously) reveals the foam core on the sides of the letters. The foam edge is very porous and can get grimy if left out in the weather with no...
Forum: T.R. McMunn 11-11-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By guitarwes
Super nice as always.

Super nice as always.
Forum: Stinger III 11-05-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,004
Posted By guitarwes
Here is the nozzle tip you need. ...

Here is the nozzle tip you need.

https://www.mcmaster.com/2906k92
Forum: CAMheads How 2 11-01-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,083
Posted By guitarwes
Seems like the machine doesn't know where the end...

Seems like the machine doesn't know where the end of your tool is. If you have a calibration switch (a white disk just off the front or side of the table), bring your bit down to the spoilboard...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By guitarwes
The slowest axis (usually Z) doesn't really apply...

The slowest axis (usually Z) doesn't really apply to 2D profile cuts. It will apply to 2.5D Vcarving if your plunge rate setting in your bit profile is slower than the XY feedrate.

There are...
Forum: Jim Becker 10-28-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By guitarwes
I believe that's about a 9 out of 10 pucker...

I believe that's about a 9 out of 10 pucker factor cut.

That's some purdy wood you drilled holes in. Nice bench. Now, go spill some glue on it.

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Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By guitarwes
In the Onsrud tool chip load charts, there is a...

In the Onsrud tool chip load charts, there is a recommendation on decreasing chip loads on the depth of pass corresponding to the diameter of the cutter you're using.
1X depth- Use recommended chip...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 10-23-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,593
Posted By guitarwes
Can you post a drawing file of the one that's...

Can you post a drawing file of the one that's doing the herky-jerky dance? Sometimes if you have lots of "arc nodes points" in a big curve it will be jerky all the way around the curve trying to hit...
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 10-17-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By guitarwes
There's got to be something wrong with your cut...

There's got to be something wrong with your cut depth settings in Mosaik for it to be that much out of whack.

Make sure you measure all tools. Did you replace an 1/8" tool and forget to measure...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 10-17-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By guitarwes
You don't have to do anything to the spoilboard...

You don't have to do anything to the spoilboard other than surface both sides of it a tiny bit before you mount it directly to the vacuum-zoned phenolic top. Cutting the Trupan into zones isn't...
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 10-17-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By guitarwes
Posting pictures from your computer: After...

Posting pictures from your computer: After saving your pictures to a folder on your computer, start a new post and scroll down to the Additional Options box. In the Attach Files section, click on...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-16-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,628
Posted By guitarwes
This is obvious, but you can "park" your machine...

This is obvious, but you can "park" your machine anywhere, but the "PARK" button on the control screen may be set to a specific location way away from machine X0Y0 and does take a while for it to...
Forum: New Forum Members 10-15-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,051
Posted By guitarwes
Welcome JetVette. I can count on 0 fingers the...

Welcome JetVette. I can count on 0 fingers the people that I've heard say "I sure wish I would have bought a smaller machine." That said, a full size machine is not for everyone. Take into the...
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 10-15-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By guitarwes
Is your machine manual tool change or ATC? Do...

Is your machine manual tool change or ATC? Do you have the Fast tool change?
If you're doing it manually, it's best to measure all the tools in the EXACT same spot. If you have the tool measure...
Forum: Shop Talk 10-15-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By guitarwes
Superstitious eh? I'm just a little stitious.

Superstitious eh? I'm just a little stitious.
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 10-15-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By guitarwes
Sounds like what was happening to a friend of...

Sounds like what was happening to a friend of mine's machine. It was initially set to park at Low X High Y when the toolpathed finished. When it would run there it would trip the servo. He drilled...
Forum: Jim Becker 10-14-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By guitarwes
My CNC has just about replaced my table saw for...

My CNC has just about replaced my table saw for most things sheet goods. Jim, like you, I like drawing it all out on the computer and cutting sheets into pieces instead of wrestling sheets and...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-14-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By guitarwes
Look good from here. Are the edges of the...

Look good from here. Are the edges of the letters rounded over?
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 10-09-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By guitarwes
Could it be that the pieces that moved didn't get...

Could it be that the pieces that moved didn't get the same onion skin toolpath as the others? Like they were cut out in a single pass?
That's pretty good vacuum and should be holding well IF the...
Forum: Shop Talk 10-09-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By guitarwes
Nice pickup. I scored a right brand new 6"...

Nice pickup. I scored a right brand new 6" Wilton last year for $40 at an auction. A very handy tool to have around.
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