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Forum: materials and bits, collets, etc. 01-21-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Ed Hazel
Try it on a piece of scrap, MDF has no fibers to...

Try it on a piece of scrap, MDF has no fibers to pull up like wood it should cut very cleanly.

If was doing what you described I would start by trying a 1/2 up cut and see if it gave me the...
Forum: materials and bits, collets, etc. 01-21-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By Ed Hazel
Would think you could cut those 3/4 holes way...

Would think you could cut those 3/4 holes way faster with a 1/2 upcut. Can use it for the profile too. My guess is you will burn up that 1/4 compression bit.

I never use down cut bits. Down...
Forum: Cobra ATC's 01-08-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Ed Hazel
"tries to vac up the side of the table it is...

"tries to vac up the side of the table it is hanging over"

I added a small table to the carriage help with that, the table moves along so the suction is never hanging out in space.

Was...
Forum: Cobra ATC's 01-08-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Ed Hazel
ATC Dust Boot Replacement Upgrade?

I have a Cobra ATC with the "shoe box" dust boot and the hinged side door. The tools are down the left side of the machine. I need to do some work on my dust boot, the hinge is sticking and the...
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-30-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Ed Hazel
If I recall I taped my "first" run several...

If I recall I taped my "first" run several times.
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Ed Hazel
The z setting for the tool pick up is off. Should...

The z setting for the tool pick up is off. Should gently pickup the tool the plastic forks should not move. I added 5 tools to mine "linear tool rack" and had to program each new tool position,...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-14-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Ed Hazel
In my experience you don't have an issue with...

In my experience you don't have an issue with static until one day you do. There is an excellent thread on here on how to prevent static.

I followed the directions several years ago and have...
Forum: Stinger III 11-08-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Ed Hazel
What do you expect from a sample? My...

What do you expect from a sample?

My "production stuff" tends to go through many changes, adjusting toolpaths, adding or removing toolpaths different bits, hold down ect, until I end up with the...
Forum: Stinger III 11-07-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By Ed Hazel
I made about 30 doors for my brothers kitchen a...

I made about 30 doors for my brothers kitchen a couple of years ago and we just cut the hinge pockets on a drill press quick and easy.
Forum: Router Bits 10-20-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Ed Hazel
Up-Cut vs Down Cut Amana Tool 51405-K...

Up-Cut vs Down Cut

Amana Tool 51405-K Spektra Coated SC Spiral O Single Flute, Plastic Cutting 1/4 D x 1 CH x 1/4 SHK x 2-1/2 Inch Long Up-Cut CNC Router Bit with Mirror Finish

Amana Tool...
Forum: Router Bits 09-16-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 869
Posted By Ed Hazel
On solid wood I use a 3/8 compression bit, climb...

On solid wood I use a 3/8 compression bit, climb cut, then do a final pass conventional cut taking off .010 the full depth. Sometimes faster is smoother.
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-26-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Ed Hazel
I have a valve on my larger compressor that I can...

I have a valve on my larger compressor that I can turn so it runs continuously. When it reaches a set pressure it just relieves the pump head pressure, allowing the pump to free wheel this is how ...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 07-24-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Ed Hazel
Have you contacted support? There is a very...

Have you contacted support?

There is a very detailed thread about eliminating static, did you follow it to a tee?
Forum: Router Bits 07-21-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Ed Hazel
To do flat dovetails you need a special bit...

To do flat dovetails you need a special bit like the vortex with the radius on it. I looked into this a couple of years ago. I found another flat dovetail bit that was not an insert for around...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 07-15-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By Ed Hazel
You may have to just try it. My shop in MI...

You may have to just try it.

My shop in MI no AC just heat, I do vent outside all year around.

When I first started venting my dust collection outside I figured I would need to change back to...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 07-08-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By Ed Hazel
I moved out to the country several years ago so I...

I moved out to the country several years ago so I can vent outside. Its amazing how much dust is blown out the exhaust when running my wide belt sander even with a cyclone. Being able to vent...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 07-07-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By Ed Hazel
Not sure what your question is. Maybe tell us...

Not sure what your question is. Maybe tell us what you want to hook it to? What your cutting? Amount of use?

Oneida Is a good unit I have the 3hp gorilla 10 plus years I guess.
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By Ed Hazel
I use a Gast 2567 daily which I picked up off...

I use a Gast 2567 daily which I picked up off Ebay it was New Old Stock. It pulls 21 cfm max and 28 in-Hg max. 1.5 hp motor. I have a Gast 3040 on the shelf for a back up.

One key I found is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By Ed Hazel
I have picked up my Gast vacuum pumps off eBay...

I have picked up my Gast vacuum pumps off eBay New Old Stock. I would opt for at least a 20 cfm.

I usually cut my 3/8 bits about .300 deep.

If I was making them. I would screw/clamp it down...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By Ed Hazel
A picture of what your cutting would help. ...

A picture of what your cutting would help.


I use a Gast 20 cfm 25HG vacuum pump to hold down wood pieces daily. Oak does take more CFM. I am guessing your doing two sided machining? If so you...
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-30-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,724
Posted By Ed Hazel
Spindle mounted lasers kits are available. I...

Spindle mounted lasers kits are available. I have no first hand knowledge of them.
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-02-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By Ed Hazel
My advice would be to pickup a dedicated vacuum...

My advice would be to pickup a dedicated vacuum pump.
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 05-17-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By Ed Hazel
You can purchase a "Z Axis Zero Setting" dial...

You can purchase a "Z Axis Zero Setting" dial indicator. I find it to be more accurate and much faster then trying to zero to the spoil-board. You do not need to remove the dust boot with it.
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 05-16-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By Ed Hazel
If it is a tool you just use from time to time?...

If it is a tool you just use from time to time? You can just position the tool at what you want z zero to be (top of your board?) and hit z zero this will make a temp z with a green box on the wincnc...
Forum: Maintenance 04-26-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,937
Posted By Ed Hazel
If I recall I purchased some m4 zerks off ebay...

If I recall I purchased some m4 zerks off ebay for my old sr44
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