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Forum: Vectric - Aspire Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Charlie_L
I don't have the answer. To get started...

I don't have the answer.

To get started cutting immediately, I would install VCarve on the Windows machine used with the CNC. It is safe. Vectric allows you personally to have it on more than one...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 01-25-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By Charlie_L
Sounds like it is working as intended. Flattening...

Sounds like it is working as intended. Flattening the table tp successfully when the factory x and y location is used. When you have used a local zero it results in a y value that would go beyond the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Charlie_L
What a hoot!! [lol] These are great machines. ...

What a hoot!! [lol]
These are great machines.
We still learned good stuff.
Forum: Panther Series 01-22-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Charlie_L
If you have a green box by the x and y or z, type...

If you have a green box by the x and y or z, type g92. That will change readout to absolute values.
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 01-21-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Charlie_L
Iím curious Russell, or others. If you have...

Iím curious Russell, or others.

If you have an imperial ATC machine, can I design in metric and save the tool paths using inch post processing? Will the machine then work fine? I assume the ATC...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By Charlie_L
Michael, Thanks for sharing your talents. This...

Michael,
Thanks for sharing your talents. This is going to be a must watch for me.
Forum: The Water Cooler 01-18-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Charlie_L
Doug, Maybe this can be used. I first put it in...

Doug,
Maybe this can be used. I first put it in CorelDraw, then exported as DXF, then Imported into Aspire.

Take this file and import as a vector file into Aspire or VCarve.

It will still...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 01-18-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By Charlie_L
Maybe adding a thought to Jim's comments. I'd...

Maybe adding a thought to Jim's comments. I'd make sure the mdf hangs over the top of the tee tracks slightly. That enables the mdf to help hold down the tee tracks and doesn't get in the way of the...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 01-14-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Charlie_L
If it was me, I had plugged the cable into the...

If it was me, I had plugged the cable into the wrong port on the computer.
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 01-13-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Charlie_L
Given the description from the factory it makes...

Given the description from the factory it makes that a 3 wire could do the job.
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 01-12-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Charlie_L
Did Michael say if it requires a 4 wire circuit...

Did Michael say if it requires a 4 wire circuit which includes a neutral?
Forum: FUSION 360 01-07-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Charlie_L
Look at your tap file, near the end. Normally...

Look at your tap file, near the end. Normally there would be the m5 command there to stop the spindle.

If it isnít there you may need to investigate the post processor file.
Forum: FUSION 360 01-07-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Charlie_L
Does your .tap file tell the machine to go to z0...

Does your .tap file tell the machine to go to z0 or some other value?

Is there a green box on your screen by the z value?

If yes, when you click on that green box what does it read?

Just...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Charlie_L
Thanks for sharing these painful learnings. You...

Thanks for sharing these painful learnings. You are not alone. Others here have reported similar events.

Another consideration might have been the toolpath. A job that is seven hours may have...
Forum: Russell Crawford 01-03-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Charlie_L
Stunning!! Thanks for the hinge tips.

Stunning!!
Thanks for the hinge tips.
Forum: Used CAMaster CNC Routers For Sale 01-01-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Charlie_L
Thanks, all I need is the probe because I already...

Thanks, all I need is the probe because I already have all the wiring. Let me know in the future.
Forum: Used CAMaster CNC Routers For Sale 01-01-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Charlie_L
I could use your digital probe. I bent mine a...

I could use your digital probe. I bent mine a little.
Forum: Used CAMaster CNC Routers For Sale 01-01-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By Charlie_L
shereef, This is really difficult news. Hope...

shereef,

This is really difficult news. Hope there is some salvage value for someone. I'm sure there are some good items that are operational.

After the pain has lessened, please share...
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-31-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Charlie_L
Gary, Thanks for the details. Joe, This...

Gary,
Thanks for the details.
Joe,
This is a valuable post to save.
https://camheads.org/showthread.php?t=6788
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-30-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Charlie_L
Always good to try new things.

Always good to try new things.
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 12-28-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Charlie_L
Looking good. Add some paint to seal. Shouldnít...

Looking good. Add some paint to seal. Shouldnít leak out the bottom after paint job.

This thread includes a picture of my Stinger as it arrived from the factory. You may have already seen it. ...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 12-27-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Charlie_L
I would probably just create plugs to put in the...

I would probably just create plugs to put in the slots. Maybe Iím not understanding your situation?
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-27-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By Charlie_L
A second layer of sheet rock helps with lower...

A second layer of sheet rock helps with lower frequency sounds.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-26-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Charlie_L
Joe, I vaguely remember a couple problems...

Joe,

I vaguely remember a couple problems that I had years ago with the Rotary. Folks here helped me fix them.

One involved something in the attached Post Processor.

Another involved...
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By Charlie_L
Whatever it takes, avoid letting the ground wire...

Whatever it takes, avoid letting the ground wire reach the machine. In this case sounds like that means some insulation between the wire and the chimney.
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