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Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection Yesterday, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Logan Y
I wouldn't worry about the compressor distance...

I wouldn't worry about the compressor distance wise but you will lose some vacuum being that far away. I'm not sure if it would be a significant amount of vacuum but it could be.

Temperature wise...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 01-25-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By Logan Y
Sounds like where the spoilboard corner is isn't...

Sounds like where the spoilboard corner is isn't the true X0Y0 which isn't uncommon. That is why I use the machine zero when running the spoilboard wizard on mine. I've never had much luck using a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Logan Y
My guess is the travel of your machine is fine it...

My guess is the travel of your machine is fine it is the actual tool diameter that is incorrect. Running an inside pocket you are multiplying that difference in tool diameter by 2 which amplifies the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Logan Y
I agree with Jim. The issue is the shiny factory...

I agree with Jim. The issue is the shiny factory finish on the MDF. Maybe your supplier has switched finishes over the years. A lot of those MDF top coats inhibit the glue penetration and you won't...
Forum: New Forum Members 01-15-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Logan Y
My mister is manual so I don't know. It's...

My mister is manual so I don't know. It's obviously in the code somewhere. Post the .tap file you are using and tell us in your words when the mister is turning off.
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 01-14-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Logan Y
Close and open the estop circuit a few times to...

Close and open the estop circuit a few times to make sure it is all the way out. Double check that the serial cables are completely seated and hooked up to the correct input on the computer. Double...
Forum: Recoil Indexing Lathe (4th Axis) 01-11-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By Logan Y
Nice solution. I never considered the issue with...

Nice solution. I never considered the issue with 4th axis dust collection since I don't have one. Hopefully this helps someone out with the same problem.
Forum: The Water Cooler 01-07-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Logan Y
Are you taking the entire cone out of the spindle...

Are you taking the entire cone out of the spindle or just removing he collet and tool from the cone?

When removing the collet make sure to remove the tool first then remove the collet. The tool...
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 01-06-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By Logan Y
Vectric doesn't see the center hole as part of...

Vectric doesn't see the center hole as part of the model it is still seeing it as a boundary. The easiest work around would be to place circle vectors over the centers and do a profile through cut on...
Forum: Questions For The Sales Team! 01-06-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,955
Posted By Logan Y
Ideally you'd want to neck it down right at the...

Ideally you'd want to neck it down right at the dust boot but that would fall into the diminishing returns category. I would say a majority of us neck it down right above the machine. In my case I go...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Logan Y
I believe Gary stated in the Camster training...

I believe Gary stated in the Camster training that more fires are started from downcut bits than any other. If I use a downcut I typically only do the top pass like people have stated for a nice...
Forum: Used CAMaster CNC Routers For Sale 01-01-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Logan Y
Is the computer original? If it is check the...

Is the computer original? If it is check the build date on it and you'll get an idea of the year
Forum: Used CAMaster CNC Routers For Sale 12-31-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By Logan Y
So sorry to hear. At least it wasn't worse and...

So sorry to hear. At least it wasn't worse and the sprinkler worked like it should. Other than the frame I'm not sure there's much that can be saved unless the control box kept some of the water out....
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Logan Y
Take the bit to the spoilboard and recalibrate...

Take the bit to the spoilboard and recalibrate the switch again. Then remeasure all of your tools. That should take care of any discrepancies. I had to do mine twice the other day for it to work for...
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-29-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By Logan Y
Make sure your bit is touching the spoilboard...

Make sure your bit is touching the spoilboard before you hit enter in wincnc. The first step of the file will tell you to double check that the but is touching before hitting 'enter again. If you...
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-27-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By Logan Y
You might look at the smart wool insulation that...

You might look at the smart wool insulation that people use for sound dampening between floors in their house. I have smart wool installed in the walls of my "sound room" in the shop that houses my...
Forum: FAQ Frequently Asked Questions 12-20-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By Logan Y
If you can get the serial number from the seller...

If you can get the serial number from the seller you can contact camaster and see how it was configured originally and they'll be able to definitively yell you yes or no on adding the recoil. It is...
Forum: FAQ Frequently Asked Questions 12-19-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By Logan Y
Unless it had the extended gantry that comes on...

Unless it had the extended gantry that comes on the rotary axis ready machines a rotary axis isn't something you can add later. The gantry on those machines is extended over one of the long sides of...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 12-17-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By Logan Y
Call Camaster and see if they have those files....

Call Camaster and see if they have those files. Tech support would also know more on how easy it would be. I don't doubt that it can be done, I just don't know if it would be a 1 minute process as...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 12-16-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By Logan Y
Agreed. You won't get a better answer than...

Agreed. You won't get a better answer than Gary's. It can be done but it will require rewriting all of the macros that are already built.
Forum: New Forum Members 12-15-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Logan Y
If the machines around you don't have contact...

If the machines around you don't have contact info post here and someone might be able to locate who owns them. There is a thread associated with the map and a lot of that contact info is in that...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Logan Y
Adding More ATC Tools

I think I remember people adding additional tools their machine before but I can't seem to find the threads on it.

I currently have a 4 tools rotary tool carousel but I'm looking at adding more...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 12-14-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By Logan Y
You could absolutely down smaller (fit between...

You could absolutely down smaller (fit between the tracks) spoilboards with those t-tracks.
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 12-13-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By Logan Y
The phenolic table doesn't have anything to do...

The phenolic table doesn't have anything to do with the variations he's referencing. Those variations come from the humidity swelling the LDF or MDF spoilboard which means if you are going to do...
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-11-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By Logan Y
I have a phenolic top with vacuum. I have a...

I have a phenolic top with vacuum. I have a spoilboard attached to mine all the time and I also have an auxiliary piece of mdf with t-tracks that I use as needed. If I want to use the t-tracks I just...
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