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Forum: The Water Cooler 05-04-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 562
Posted By Steve Burke
If you are only using 1 tool with zero tool...

If you are only using 1 tool with zero tool changes you can call up the tool by typing in...T1, that will get the #1 tool in your library.
For your post processor (when you save the tool path) use...
Forum: The Water Cooler 04-26-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Steve Burke
1. Whatever software you are using after you make...

1. Whatever software you are using after you make a design, assign the tooling to how and where you want to cut, click on save toolpath to create a tap file.
2. You didn't say what machine you have....
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 04-17-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By Steve Burke
Or do a search for Mick Martin's spoilboard...

Or do a search for Mick Martin's spoilboard program and use it. Follow the directions in his program and you can't go wrong..
After using it type in G49 into the controller and hit enter. Then reset...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 04-04-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Steve Burke
Wine bar sign for a neighbor

Here's a sign I made for my neighbor, she's always drinking wine so I made a sign for her home bar.
Forum: New Forum Members 03-26-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,431
Posted By Steve Burke
I have a Stinger 1 with a Milwaukee router. If I...

I have a Stinger 1 with a Milwaukee router. If I had it to do over I would have gotten the spindle. Besides the fact that it is quieter, there are more collet choices to go with the spindle.
Forum: The Water Cooler 03-25-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Steve Burke
I'm running a Stinger 1 and for 1/4" birch...

I'm running a Stinger 1 and for 1/4" birch plywood I use 1/8" up/down cut bits I got off of Amazon. The run great without any sanding. I run them at 20,000 rpm at 100 IPM feed rate.
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 02-15-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,314
Posted By Steve Burke
The freight company "should" get in contact with...

The freight company "should" get in contact with you once they find out it's going to a residential address. When they call you then you can let them know you want drop gate delivery.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By Steve Burke
Don't know if he found a solution, but I had the...

Don't know if he found a solution, but I had the same problem to start. Then I figured out for my machine and my programming to just put the tool into the spindle, then set my Z to the top of the...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 02-13-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,314
Posted By Steve Burke
Is the delivery truck bringing it to your house?...

Is the delivery truck bringing it to your house? Mine was delivered to my house, and the delivery driver had a drop gate and a pallet jack, he put it in my garage for me. I uncrated it from there and...
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 12-31-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Steve Burke
To make the hole you have to use the pocket tool...

To make the hole you have to use the pocket tool path to the inside of the line. Also your start 0 will be the depth of the pocket you have already milled out and mill to the full thickness of your...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By Steve Burke
After you plug this into the computer is it plug...

After you plug this into the computer is it plug and play or do you have to configure it to how you want the machine to move?
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-30-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Steve Burke
Extending the cutter out of the collet further...

Extending the cutter out of the collet further will not solve your Z travel issues. I would type in G49 and then run the spoilboard program.
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,488
Posted By Steve Burke
Have you tried changing the speed/feed rate?...

Have you tried changing the speed/feed rate? Sometimes the speed (RPM) is too high and causes chatter, especially if the tool is sticking out of the holder too far. Just checking but is the bit...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 12-17-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,795
Posted By Steve Burke
Thanks, I've learned to live with it. I used to...

Thanks, I've learned to live with it. I used to run a large gantry machine that you could walk on while it was running and the axis were turned the other way.
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 12-07-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By Steve Burke
James, do you use a video game controller or...

James, do you use a video game controller or something else?
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-30-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Steve Burke
You could always remove the T Track, surface the...

You could always remove the T Track, surface the table, then cut and add MDF then put the T Track back down.
Forum: New Forum Members 11-19-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By Steve Burke
Wilsonlake, where are you located. Maybe there's...

Wilsonlake, where are you located. Maybe there's someone close to you that could help you.
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-13-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,098
Posted By Steve Burke
Pete. When I got my machine I took the tracks...

Pete. When I got my machine I took the tracks out, surfaced the table, then added mdf for a spoilboard and put the tracks back in.
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-01-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By Steve Burke
Congratulations on the new machine. Be careful...

Congratulations on the new machine. Be careful driving in Atlanta, it's a nightmare
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By Steve Burke
Looks like the holder needs to be cleaned and a...

Looks like the holder needs to be cleaned and a put a light coat of oil on it. I would look inside the spindle and probably clean it and lube it as well.
I'm not sure how your spindle is made, but...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-12-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 821
Posted By Steve Burke
In order to help you we need to know what machine...

In order to help you we need to know what machine you have, if it has a spindle or router and what software are you using.
Forum: ASPIRE CAMP AT MCGREW 2020 09-28-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,423
Posted By Steve Burke
It gets better Jim. I had my right knee replaced...

It gets better Jim. I had my right knee replaced for the 2nd time in January and only missed 1 month work, and I work on helicopters and airplanes. Just do the physical therapy.
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By Steve Burke
If it's controlled by the cnc you could add M...

If it's controlled by the cnc you could add M codes to controll it.
M07 turns it on
M09 turns it off
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 09-08-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Steve Burke
G28 should return to home position or machine zero

G28 should return to home position or machine zero
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 09-08-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By Steve Burke
Adding Wood Texture

Don't know if I'm terming this right, but how do I add additional wood textures to the preview in VCarve Pro and where do I get them from. I know it's really not that important, but I'd like to be...
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