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Forum: Miscellaneous Items 11-25-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Xray
Thanks for the input Scott, I know jack squat...

Thanks for the input Scott, I know jack squat about software outside of what I need to know, which is fairly limited.
We are talking about new, sealed boxes here that you, I or anyone else could by...
Forum: CAMheads Show Room 11-25-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Xray
Yeah thats probably about 1/4 of what I got made,...

Yeah thats probably about 1/4 of what I got made, most of it has been hanging for years and will continue to hang - I like making stuff ! SOA will likely sell eventually, have sold lots of them but...
Forum: CAMheads Show Room 11-25-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Xray
Purpleheart, large [for me] at 16x12", probably...

Purpleheart, large [for me] at 16x12", probably as close to a table top as I will ever get [actually ,my machine is capable of doing one twice this size, would take some nerve, alot of time and a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Items 11-24-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By Xray
Hmmm, don't even know what they are so not sure...

Hmmm, don't even know what they are so not sure if they are essential to me or not but sure, its got to be a stripped down version if it retails for half the cost.
Forum: Miscellaneous Items 11-24-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By Xray
coreldraw graphics suite 2019

Sealed, unopened box, obviously quite a savings on retail, they routinely sell well over $200 on ebay, some over $300.
$100 shipped USA, you are guaranteed to get what you pay for, have been a...
Forum: CAMheads Show Room 11-17-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Xray
Nice work, I presumme the lettering is separate...

Nice work, I presumme the lettering is separate from the base ?
Forum: T.R. McMunn 10-01-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Xray
Superior workmanship, always sad to hear of any...

Superior workmanship, always sad to hear of any furry friend passing.
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Xray
Here is another brain fart, I wonder if it would...

Here is another brain fart, I wonder if it would be worth while to rig up a laser pointer to the spindle pointing down on a sheet of paper, if it is bouncing all over the place might indicate...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Xray
Sure looks like a flexing issue, I take it you...

Sure looks like a flexing issue, I take it you are quite sure the material isn't moving at all.
I would try to replicate the problem cutting out a simple circle and square, preferably with different...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-15-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Xray
A wise man once said, if you never do anything...

A wise man once said, if you never do anything stupid then you'll never do anything smart
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 08-03-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By Xray
When I first got mine almost a decade ago I was...

When I first got mine almost a decade ago I was worried it would end up collecting dust, instead I wound up making it.

But no mistake about it, like most anything else, you'll get back what you...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 08-02-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By Xray
I rarely ever wear headphones, don't feel that I...

I rarely ever wear headphones, don't feel that I need to, except plexi profile cuts, those can be screeching loud. Even with that, finding the right feed speed and RPM [and using sharp bits], as you...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 08-02-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By Xray
I would say use of noise cancelling headphones...

I would say use of noise cancelling headphones would be a better option for someone with sensitive/damaged hearing.
Simply having a spindle alone vs a router will do nothing about the often...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 08-01-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By Xray
I personally think that for a hobbyist, the time...

I personally think that for a hobbyist, the time and expense of a spindle would be better spent on bits, software and tools. I think I rank a bit above hobby rank and I have got by fine with a router...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-03-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Xray
Another option in a drive cloner, no software or...

Another option in a drive cloner, no software or even computer necessary

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01D61P3EC/
Forum: Shop Talk 06-17-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By Xray
Here is the first thing I made from the slab,...

Here is the first thing I made from the slab, pretty large at 17x14". Took about 6 hours with rough, finish and lettering ,,, Used a 1/32 TBN.

A few flaws for eagle eyes to pick out, 2 are pretty...
Forum: Shop Talk 06-17-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By Xray
Only problems I had with belt slack was when I...

Only problems I had with belt slack was when I cut my own, precut doesn't do it and in fact the tensioners are designed to prevent exactly that [if the strip is secured properly on both ends]. Might...
Forum: Shop Talk 06-17-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By Xray
They do work Joe, one problem, in addition and...

They do work Joe, one problem, in addition and perhaps related to locking issues, is when you lay them out to mark the template there is no good way [by yourself at least] to get them perfect without...
Forum: Shop Talk 06-17-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By Xray
Yeah I have tried the rolls, can be tough to get...

Yeah I have tried the rolls, can be tough to get a perfect cut on both ends and the roll doesn't lock in right if its not perfect so I have been opting for precut lately. Belt stick is mandatory,...
Forum: Shop Talk 06-17-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By Xray
I love my drum sander, sure wouldn't throw the...

I love my drum sander, sure wouldn't throw the baby out because of dirty bathwater.

If you are conservative with them and take preventive maintenance the sand rolls do great and last quite a...
Forum: Shop Talk 06-16-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By Xray
Drum sanders do not like glue, any glue. This is...

Drum sanders do not like glue, any glue. This is 120 grit, finer grit would be even worse. Rolls cost $10 each and its a shame to trash them like this.

Best thing of course is not to drum sand...
Forum: Coronavirus help and information 06-09-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,038
Posted By Xray
estreet looks stocked, at least doesn't say...

estreet looks stocked, at least doesn't say anything about delays on the website aside from a 3 week delay

https://www.estreetplastics.com/Clear-Plexiglass-Acrylic-Sheets-1-4-Thick-s/28.htm
Forum: Shop Talk 06-02-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By Xray
Padauk, it was love at 1st sight - Especially how...

Padauk, it was love at 1st sight - Especially how thick it is, with my bandsaw i can just about get double out of it.
Forum: Shop Talk 06-02-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By Xray
what a slab

Local woodcraft opened up for foot traffic today so I ambled on over to get some vac hose attachments I have been needing. Went and eyeballed the plank section and saw this beauty, about 4.5 x 2' and...
Forum: Shop Talk 05-30-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By Xray
Yes, pretty obvious it applies vertical pressure....

Yes, pretty obvious it applies vertical pressure.
You said "They turned out great no matter what process you used. " in reply to me advising against over tightening, and I would still advise not to...
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