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Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 09-12-2020, 07:26 AM
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Posted By locaholic35
Any advice on maximum distance an FPZ can be from...

Any advice on maximum distance an FPZ can be from the CNC? From my digging and searches it appears some people put them in attics. Im looking at anywhere from 12-25 From the machine to the...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 09-12-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By locaholic35
Thanks Russell, Just when I think I am...

Thanks Russell,

Just when I think I am making progress, there is more to learn haha. I very much appreciate the feedback!
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 09-11-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By locaholic35
Thank you Russell! I have heard about this and...

Thank you Russell! I have heard about this and certainly am concerned. Thinking this may also be an issue for the vacuum? Was thinking I might have to create a separate closet for the dust...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 09-11-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By locaholic35
Tim, thanks for the response. I was worried...

Tim, thanks for the response. I was worried about the same thing. I haven't spec'd out the system yet for the space so unclear if it will be gas or electric.



Yes this is a very valid concern...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 09-11-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By locaholic35
utility closet for vacuum?

Hi guys,

Questions for vacuum users as I finalize plans for new construction.

1) Can I put a 15-20HP FPZ in a utility closet? What kind of air return will i need

2) Issues with sharing...
Forum: Elite Series 09-08-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By locaholic35
Thank you all so much for your feedback. This is...

Thank you all so much for your feedback. This is very helpful and informative as I work through my options. I really appreciate it!

Anthony
Forum: Elite Series 09-08-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By locaholic35
Space requirements from wall for CNC

Good Morning

Looking for some guidance on distance from rear wall for a Cobra 5x10 in a one man shop. I see on the camaster site they recommend 36 clearance which seems aspirational for my...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 01-02-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By locaholic35
Cad Model of Cobra?

Hi guys,

Does anyone have an STL file of a Cobra Elite 5x10 that they can share? I am hoping to make a 3d print at 1/32 scale to play around with workshop layout.

Happy New Year!

Anthony
Forum: Shop Talk 11-20-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
Here is a youtube about the F and F. ...

Here is a youtube about the F and F.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqzVglze9Nk

Since I dont speak German I muted it, but it shows some good ideas about using the jig. Jim has inspired me to...
Forum: Shop Talk 11-20-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
I will have to expand my use of this helpful jig....

I will have to expand my use of this helpful jig. Thanks for getting me excited about trying some new things!


Murphy loves to pop in when I am rushing!
Forum: Shop Talk 11-19-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
Haha this sounds familiar. When the felder rep...

Haha this sounds familiar. When the felder rep swung by my shop he was pretty shocked I was able to squeeze one in to such a small space. Sounds like you are making things work with some ingenuity.
Forum: Shop Talk 11-19-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
Jim, I haven't tried the Fritz for rips. With...

Jim, I haven't tried the Fritz for rips. With such little wood contact on the front and rear edge, I wrongly assumed it wouldn't be square and I'd bugger things up.

How do you get consistent rip...
Forum: Shop Talk 11-18-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
The initial setup of the sliding mechanism...

The initial setup of the sliding mechanism challenged my novice mechanical skills. I certainly do not blame you for not wanting to take that on. I'm hoping I won't have to do that again any time...
Forum: Shop Talk 11-18-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
Ahhh incredible James! You are at a different...

Ahhh incredible James! You are at a different level that I could only dream of ever getting to.
Forum: Shop Talk 11-18-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
Thanks for the comments, and it is always...

Thanks for the comments, and it is always encouraging to know how much other users are able to accomplish. I suppose the grass is always greener..... Since I have a slider I want a cnc and if the...
Forum: Shop Talk 11-18-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
The low fence is a nifty trick for sure! I think...

The low fence is a nifty trick for sure! I think a big part of my awkwardness with the rips is that I have a set of pneumatic clamps on my slider which make the ripping position a bit more...
Forum: Shop Talk 11-17-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
Hey Eric thanks for your important questions: ...

Hey Eric thanks for your important questions:

I already own a slider so fortunately I wouldn't have to shell out for another. If I sold it and picked up a saw stop I'd have some extra money to...
Forum: Shop Talk 11-17-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
It took me a little bit to get use to a slider...

It took me a little bit to get use to a slider and when I am forced to use the fence on the slider for narrow rips I'd still prefer a cabinet saw, but man there are some things on a slider that just...
Forum: Shop Talk 11-17-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
This makes sense. I'm sure when I get proficient...

This makes sense. I'm sure when I get proficient on the CNC i will be doing the same for any kind of real processing.



Ain't that the truth! I didn't anticipate how convenient it is to have...
Forum: Shop Talk 11-17-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
Hey Chris, Fantastic feedback. I...

Hey Chris,



Fantastic feedback. I thought this might be the case, but it is great to hear this is the reality.



haha incredible response!
Forum: Shop Talk 11-17-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
That is my thought exactly! I have a hard time...

That is my thought exactly! I have a hard time envisioning loosing this ability as I really have come to rely heavily on it.**



Ok you make me embarrassed that you are able to accomplish so...
Forum: Shop Talk 11-17-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,167
Posted By locaholic35
Slider or Cabinet Saw to Support CNC

Hi Folks,

I have done several searches, but if I have missed a previous post about this I apologize. I am trying to figure out which type of table saw (slider vs cabinet) I should use to support...
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-11-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,869
Posted By locaholic35
Great boot. Thanks for sharing, will keep this...

Great boot. Thanks for sharing, will keep this in mind when I can finally order a machine
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-15-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,548
Posted By locaholic35
Great feedback guys, thank you all! ...

Great feedback guys, thank you all!

Michael, I love that plastic idea and was thinking I might do something like that to wall off the metal area from the wood shop, but for whatever reason I...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-14-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,548
Posted By locaholic35
New Shop Design

My wife and I have decided to move to Utah where we will be building a new home and workshop. Having been in a few small workshops at home, while working in more industrial sized shops at work, I am...
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