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Forum: Panther Series 04-24-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By guitarwes
That's the way to go. I unloaded mine from the...

That's the way to go. I unloaded mine from the long side off the high flat bed delivery truck and then lifted it from the short end with 8' forks and stuck it in my shop. I used a 10k forklift....
Forum: The Water Cooler 04-24-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By guitarwes
I cut plastic and all the "resins have gone up...

I cut plastic and all the "resins have gone up because of the cold snap thru the midwest" a couple months ago. Some went up ~50% in price and then it's limited availability. from $175/sheet to...
Forum: The Water Cooler 04-01-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By guitarwes
Holzy 1/8" compression bit from Amazon. I...

Holzy 1/8" compression bit from Amazon. I believe they go by 3.175mm compression bits.
Forum: The Water Cooler 03-30-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By guitarwes
120-180ipm at 12k rpm.

120-180ipm at 12k rpm.
Forum: The Water Cooler 03-30-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By guitarwes
Worked for 18 years as a Radiologic (X-Ray)...

Worked for 18 years as a Radiologic (X-Ray) Technologist and an Ultrasound Technologist. I hung up my scrubs this past January to operate my plastics CNC/fabrication business full-time. Before that...
Forum: The Water Cooler 03-23-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By guitarwes
Holzy 1/8" compression bits. Can get them on...

Holzy 1/8" compression bits. Can get them on Amazon. I cut 1/4" ply in one pass and it leaves a super finish.
OR, make the first pass with a downcut bit leaving .03" material, then switch to a...
Forum: New Forum Members 03-04-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By guitarwes
My 5x10 Panther is a great machine and will cut...

My 5x10 Panther is a great machine and will cut just about any sign you can throw at it. I recommend the extra gantry lift upgrade. If you are needing to cut vinyl or matting material, you should...
Forum: The Water Cooler 01-21-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By guitarwes
Welcome to team yellow. Thankfully, there are...

Welcome to team yellow. Thankfully, there are some tripwires (failsafes of sorts) on these machine to keep most of us from screwing up really badly and not damaging the machine when we mean to do...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 01-06-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By guitarwes
Good to see another steel Panther owner. Do you...

Good to see another steel Panther owner. Do you have the ATC? If so, the factory dust boot works great. If not, you'll want to enclose the entire bottom end of the spindle for maximum efficiency.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-31-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By guitarwes
Here here. A Happy and Prosperous New Year to...

Here here. A Happy and Prosperous New Year to everyone. It's been one of the busiest years in my life and I am truly blessed. Thanks to everyone who contributes to this forum, y'all are a bunch of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,143
Posted By guitarwes
Here’s a pic of the stack showing the insulator. ...

Here’s a pic of the stack showing the insulator. The height of the end of the metal duct is just over 6’ above the table.
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,143
Posted By guitarwes
I ran a 6" metal duct over to the middle point of...

I ran a 6" metal duct over to the middle point of my machine and then a 45 degree joint necked down to 4" so that I would have the least flex hose necessary to reach all corners. I do have a 2' pvc...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 12-18-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By guitarwes
Farm Sign

Made a couple of dimensional signs for Christmas presents from wives to their husbands. Here's one that's finished. 36" diameter. 1.5" thick 15# HDU with PVC inset letters and panels. Hand...
Forum: T.R. McMunn 12-17-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By guitarwes
Nice work as always TR. I'm working on 2 right...

Nice work as always TR. I'm working on 2 right now that are Christmas gifts from wives to their husbands. Both are dimensional and have the same color scheme but very different in design with some...
Forum: New Forum Members 12-16-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,711
Posted By guitarwes
Ditto on the virtual shop tour if you want to do...

Ditto on the virtual shop tour if you want to do Facetime.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,297
Posted By guitarwes
I've played a couple guitars but never make any. ...

I've played a couple guitars but never make any. Jim Becker on here makes some nice ones. Check out his work.
Forum: Panther Series 12-15-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 718
Posted By guitarwes
Call Michael at Tech Support and let him walk you...

Call Michael at Tech Support and let him walk you thru fixing it.
Forum: New Forum Members 12-15-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,711
Posted By guitarwes
I'm a good ways away from you, about 40 miles...

I'm a good ways away from you, about 40 miles west of Savannah, Ga. I cut lots of marine plastic for boating accessories. If you want to call me, PM me and I'll give you my number. There is a...
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-15-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,297
Posted By guitarwes
Looks great. It's too shiny though, please throw...

Looks great. It's too shiny though, please throw some sawdust on it. :)
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-25-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By guitarwes
You may want to recalculate the size of that AL...

You may want to recalculate the size of that AL sheet with your 5' table before you get it home. ;) I know it was probably just a typo.

Good idea on the BB ply as a economical base for the...
Forum: Stinger III 11-23-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By guitarwes
Alot of companies suggest 2- 10hp blowers or Vane...

Alot of companies suggest 2- 10hp blowers or Vane pumps for a 4X8 or bigger table. So don't waste your money on the the 2hp blowers unless you are going to use them for dedicated Vac pods.
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 11-23-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By guitarwes
King ColorCore

King ColorCore
Forum: Panther Series 11-20-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By guitarwes
YES, everything is in inches. I have a newer...

YES, everything is in inches. I have a newer Panther, feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions. These are great machines (apart from operator error of which I have had my share).
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 11-17-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By guitarwes
I concur with Jim and Eric. I usually cut .75"...

I concur with Jim and Eric. I usually cut .75" BB with a 1/4" downcut bit in a Climb direction leaving an onion skin, then the cut thru pass with a 1/4" compression in a Conventional direction. The...
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 11-12-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By guitarwes
I made a typo, I meant to say ".....try a ramping...

I made a typo, I meant to say ".....try a ramping inside PROFILE cut for the holes....."
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