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Forum: CAMheads Show Room 11-25-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,565
Posted By TimPa
you are doing great work there Doug, it is...

you are doing great work there Doug, it is impressive to me... i like all the models i can make out!
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-12-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By TimPa
since you will be checking and adjusting... ...

since you will be checking and adjusting...

the cross hairs (or x and y axis lines) on my laser ended up not being 90 degrees with respect to each other. this can be checked by placing some dots...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-10-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By TimPa
Thanks for the good laughs! now thats funny!

Thanks for the good laughs! now thats funny!
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-29-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By TimPa
that looks very nice, i like the layout also... ...

that looks very nice, i like the layout also... is that corian?
Forum: Questions For The Sales Team! 10-22-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By TimPa
if i recall, CAMaster has been providing laser...

if i recall, CAMaster has been providing laser post processors to those requesting. but, it looks as though Vectric has added a laser CAMaster inch post processor for free download from the jtech...
Forum: metal work 10-21-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By TimPa
very impressive design and application. i...

very impressive design and application.

i am dumbfounded that 3d printer material has that type of strength!
Forum: Mozaik Software 10-14-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By TimPa
whenever i have a very critical cut-to-fit...

whenever i have a very critical cut-to-fit scenario, i masure from the top of the material to the table with calipers, then enter that into the setup. i measure it in several locations around the...
Forum: Questions For The Sales Team! 10-09-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By TimPa
i'm a knucklehead, would you mind refreshing my...

i'm a knucklehead, would you mind refreshing my memory? is that an internet server for ISP's, emails, etc?
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 10-05-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By TimPa
please make sure that you have consulted the...

please make sure that you have consulted the local authorities about installing a sign - there can be regulations about size, location, etc. if there was a sign where the posts are, that may help...
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-18-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By TimPa
very clever Mike!

very clever Mike!
Forum: Router Bits 09-17-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 614
Posted By TimPa
i remeber you mentioning that from before (no...

i remeber you mentioning that from before (no allowance neeeded for onion skin), but i havent tried it yet.

i was worried that i don't have enough hold down (small pieces) for a full pass (with...
Forum: Router Bits 09-17-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 614
Posted By TimPa
i may have used the term onion skin incorrectly. ...

i may have used the term onion skin incorrectly. the final pass i was referrring to was using an allowance to remove a final amount on the entire edge. an upcut there will leave a ragged top. ...
Forum: Router Bits 09-16-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 614
Posted By TimPa
the part in question is 1 1/2" wide x 6" long, so...

the part in question is 1 1/2" wide x 6" long, so machine not likely to reach full speed. but at that size, 200 ipm is wicked fast. my quest is cut quality first, bit longevity second (although...
Forum: Router Bits 09-16-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 614
Posted By TimPa
i guess i have to take my training wheels off! ...

i guess i have to take my training wheels off! when i started it seemed that 200+ ipm was wicked fast. but many of my projects are small, i'm not sheet goods. i will heed your advices and speed...
Forum: Router Bits 09-15-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 614
Posted By TimPa
thank you all for your inputs, it is appreciated!...

thank you all for your inputs, it is appreciated! I have been trying hard to optimize the bit life. last pass removing .020" is 14k@90 ipm on a spiral cut. i start getting watermarks after about...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By TimPa
i see two possibilities: the appearance of the...

i see two possibilities:
the appearance of the cut is similar to a jointer that does not have the blades set to the same height. since this operation is a single rotary cutter, it tends to indicate...
Forum: Router Bits 09-14-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 614
Posted By TimPa
tool sharpening

have a job cutting many parts (1 1/8' thick) out of cherry, mostly using 3/8" down cut. found that brand new bits leave no watermarks, so have the cleanup spiral pass using new bits only to help. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,692
Posted By TimPa
fwiw regarding xy table alignment - the laser on...

fwiw regarding xy table alignment - the laser on my pt404 was able to align for the y axis travel only. in other words, i can move the gantry in y travel and the laser will stay aligned to a point. ...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 09-11-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By TimPa
my biggest concern would be if the hot water tank...

my biggest concern would be if the hot water tank is gas. if electric - disregard. if gas, the (positive) air pressures being applied to the room from the vac and dust collector could affect the...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 07-31-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By TimPa
resetting the linkage is critical. the air...

resetting the linkage is critical. the air cylinder will have more travel than the z axis does. if you disconnect the air hose to the cylinder, you should be able to pull the shaft out and...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 07-30-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By TimPa
do you know if any modifications have been done...

do you know if any modifications have been done on the machine - specifically in the z mechanism or router plate, etc.? like added z height or something similar?? history of the machine, like mods...
Forum: FAQ Frequently Asked Questions 07-29-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By TimPa
i agree with JP. but there are several checks...

i agree with JP. but there are several checks you need to make with the laser to make it as accurate as you can. by making sure (at least one of) the axis of travel is aligned with the laser line...
Forum: 3d Scanning & Equipment 07-28-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By TimPa
Hi Todd, you're project sounds very intriguing,...

Hi Todd, you're project sounds very intriguing, as i am a huge gun enthusiast. regarding your issue, all I can add is that if I had any 3d scan questions, i would consult Brady Watson. he is...
Forum: Charlie L 07-16-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By TimPa
thank you for gracing our state with some of your...

thank you for gracing our state with some of your artwork!
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 07-15-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By TimPa
just for reference - a 24' x 24' x 8' room is...

just for reference - a 24' x 24' x 8' room is about 4600 cu ft. A 500 cu ft/min dc system can totally exchange the room air in 9.2 minutes...

other factors can come into play with air...
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