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Forum: Gary Campbell 07-15-2019, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Gary Campbell
My bad... a dime a piece. ...

My bad... a dime a piece.
...
Forum: Gary Campbell 07-14-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Gary Campbell
At a penny a piece, don't know if sharpening is...

At a penny a piece, don't know if sharpening is required. And I am too old and shaky to use a straight razor! [lol]
Forum: Gary Campbell 07-13-2019, 11:17 AM
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Views: 425
Posted By Gary Campbell
Another test to see how far the cut feeds could...

Another test to see how far the cut feeds could be pushed. With a level spoilboard and good material 450-500 ipm are attainable.

Enjoy: https://youtu.be/hSTUl5yy2AE
Forum: Gary Campbell 07-11-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Gary Campbell
Russell... In principle, yes, but I would want...

Russell...
In principle, yes, but I would want a more robust drive system as the loads are greater than they are on a center mounted knife blade.
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By Gary Campbell
Try "T0" (zero, not OH)

Try "T0" (zero, not OH)
Forum: Gary Campbell 07-11-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Gary Campbell
WinCNC Tangential Knife Feature

Guys...
Many of us use a drag knife on occasion, but few know about one of the built in features of the WinCNC Controller, Tangential Knife Control.

Here is a 5 minute video showing my first cuts...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-11-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 789
Posted By Gary Campbell
Not sure I see this.... You are making the...

Not sure I see this.... You are making the assumption that someone would post a picture or video on the internet in an effort to sell something, and that the info might be misleading??? HMMMMMMMM
...
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 07-07-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Gary Campbell
Things that can help, maybe cure if all are used:...

Things that can help, maybe cure if all are used:
Cut the small pieces first
Plunge in .3 then ramp to full depth oven an inch
Place a single tab on the start point
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Gary Campbell
I am not sure on the 10hp version, but the 5hp...

I am not sure on the 10hp version, but the 5hp HSD's use an M6 x1 into the lower flange. In any case, should you take the time to download the manual, or look on the disc that usually ships with the...
Forum: Router Bits 07-03-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Gary Campbell
Shannon... If you look at the collet torque...

Shannon...
If you look at the collet torque chart above, you will see that your ER25 collets require 77 ft. lbs., which is nearly impossible for normal folks to achieve with wrenches as short as...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 07-03-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By Gary Campbell
This is a great thread for those who may have...

This is a great thread for those who may have this common issue in the future.
How to diagnose:
1) Use a circular cut (or drawing like shown here)
2) Orient that cut or drawing with X L/R and Y...
Forum: Router Bits 07-02-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Gary Campbell
See pictures below

See pictures below
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Gary Campbell
If all your limits show as tripped and you can...

If all your limits show as tripped and you can verify that they are not close to the switches, then I would suggest that you check the cable between the PC and control box, blowing out and reseating...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 06-30-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Gary Campbell
I did some digging into this with my contacts at...

I did some digging into this with my contacts at CAMaster and Teknic as no one wants to see a user in need suffer from long lead times when a production machine goes down. I don't, CAMaster and...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 06-28-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Gary Campbell
Sam... I may have some options (Teknic and...

Sam...
I may have some options (Teknic and other brands) for you if you haven't found suitable motors yet
Forum: New Forum Members 06-22-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By Gary Campbell
Make sure that he has a mill that will fit a 10'...

Make sure that he has a mill that will fit a 10' by 5' table frame and can do a 10' swipe for the linear rails to set on.
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By Gary Campbell
"I set all my x-y locations with the gantry up as...

"I set all my x-y locations with the gantry up as high as it goes, but I "think" that the saved positions have an option to ignore the Z. I may be mistaken on that."

Only if you delete the Z...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By Gary Campbell
100% correct. Unless you have an ATC where all...

100% correct. Unless you have an ATC where all tools are measured and you simply add a Z offset to the fixture (position)
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 06-19-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Gary Campbell
Use the L10 array command. Make one file ...

Use the L10 array command.

Make one file
Assign offset for second cap
Insert Pause if needed
Tell it 100 repeats
ESC to stop when needed
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Gary Campbell
Tim... Your Switch should be calibrated to the...

Tim...
Your Switch should be calibrated to the spoilboard. When a tool is measured it will then be measured to the spoilboard and when the bit is lowered to the spoilboard the Axis Position should...
Forum: Stinger II 06-18-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By Gary Campbell
I get asked the question about vac motor...

I get asked the question about vac motor placement online often. My answer is usually: "In an underground concrete bunker 100 feet from my shop"

And if you build one, make room for the...
Forum: Stinger II 06-18-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By Gary Campbell
In lieu of leaving fittings unglued, which can...

In lieu of leaving fittings unglued, which can cause leaks, I suggest that you use "Fernco Couplings".
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-16-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Gary Campbell
If you desire help, post the file

If you desire help, post the file
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 06-16-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By Gary Campbell
Thank you for the very clear drawing. Your issue...

Thank you for the very clear drawing. Your issue is most assuredly play or backlash in the X axis. Thinking that it is anything else will prevent you from finding the cure.

To define clamp a...
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-14-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By Gary Campbell
As it was relayed to me, the Vectric forum turned...

As it was relayed to me, the Vectric forum turned off PMs for new members due to high occurrence of newbies that would rather PM for help than post on the forum. There were hundreds per week.

I...
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