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Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2019, 02:27 PM
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Posted By TimPa
sorry, here is the pic...

sorry, here is the pic...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By TimPa
lubrication

First time lubricator here... (rant)

finding it a treat, not. have the Hiwin substitutes on our Panther. on the Y axis linear bearings, zerk fittings were installed at factory, see pic.

a...
Forum: Shop Talk 08-22-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,143
Posted By TimPa
do you think the blade stop was not as quick to...

do you think the blade stop was not as quick to respond because the blade was spinning down?


we have a realtively new CAMaster cnc and 2 sawstops in the shop - i'll warn the others[nih] but...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By TimPa
not an expert, but i suspect that the...

not an expert, but i suspect that the failure/issue is bearing related. not many more "wear parts" in a spindle (most spindles are vfd driven and don't have brushes). if you were able to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By TimPa
thank you for all the great advice, i will try...

thank you for all the great advice, i will try them all.

am using a 3/8" spiral dc

fwiw, my first several attempts started with the carpet hold down, and had lines then. i thought maybe too...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By TimPa
cut quality

have made only a 3 signs and 20 beer paddle flights on our new panther. this is my first attempt at a thicker project. having trouble with the cut quality around the outside surface (profile cut). ...
Forum: 3d Scanning & Equipment 08-15-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,178
Posted By TimPa
well done Brady - what an inspiration!!!

well done Brady - what an inspiration!!!
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 08-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By TimPa
wow, Charlie, you nailed it, fast!!!!!

wow, Charlie, you nailed it, fast!!!!!
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-06-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By TimPa
looks like an interesting approach. if you...

looks like an interesting approach.

if you ordered the laser pointer, you may try what i did. if not, you can use a v bit and just drop the point in a few thousands. move the laser to the same...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-31-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By TimPa
great info Terry. did you send it to camaster,...

great info Terry. did you send it to camaster, or the laser manufacturer (if so, who was that)? thanks!
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-31-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By TimPa
yes, a voltage check at the wires will tell you...

yes, a voltage check at the wires will tell you if voltage is being applied to that point of the circuit. i do not know what operating voltage the laser requires, ac or dc. my guess would be a dc...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-30-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By TimPa
i would look at the wiring to the laser, and the...

i would look at the wiring to the laser, and the connection on the end... does it twist off? i am not familiar with all of them. it may have a Molex connector (white plastic) in the wire run as...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-30-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By TimPa
open WinCNC, and look under the "view" tab across...

open WinCNC, and look under the "view" tab across the top. i have to initialize first on the panther to turn on the laser, not sure on the stinger...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-30-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By TimPa
not an expert, but have a few ideas... i...

not an expert, but have a few ideas...

i assume that you are clicking on the Laser On button. you can call up the input/output tables in WINcnc. i think the laser output is P4B4 on my Panther. ...
Forum: Stinger II 07-30-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By TimPa
how exciting - a nice upgrade from the --. but...

how exciting - a nice upgrade from the --. but it looks like you were no slouch there! Christmas in July!
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By TimPa
i think the best "teacher" in stripped threads,...

i think the best "teacher" in stripped threads, is when it belongs to you and you just screwed it up. you quickly learn the time and expense involved in the repair. btdt. btdt. (enough times to...
Forum: T.R. McMunn 07-26-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By TimPa
incredible job! painting quality is second to...

incredible job! painting quality is second to none! [fantastic]

i could paint for 5 days, then be looking for how i could paste in a photograph (over my painting haha)!

good comparison on the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By TimPa
we do a lot of laser engraving on rowmark from...

we do a lot of laser engraving on rowmark from johnson's plastics. they have laser engraveable as well as rotary/cnc

https://www.jpplus.com/rowmark
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 07-19-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By TimPa
that explains the other grooves. did you index...

that explains the other grooves. did you index with the 3 holes? is the plan for the part to compress the gasket material enough, so it is resting on the table?

what a great project, and...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 07-19-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By TimPa
impressive! i liked your gasket hold down. did...

impressive! i liked your gasket hold down. did you pipe vacuum to that, or rely on it coming up through the spoilboard?
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 07-19-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By TimPa
lol, no worries Mike!!! to my knowledge...

lol, no worries Mike!!! to my knowledge horizontal on the screen relates to the x axis, and vertical on the screen relates to the y axis, correct??? you can see in the pic that the raster lines are...
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 07-19-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By TimPa
thank you all for your inputs. i will post the...

thank you all for your inputs. i will post the .tap files in the future! unfortunately i have not altered the raster angles in this one at all. i placed a request in with vectric about it, i will...
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 07-18-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By TimPa
raster direction

cutting a simple pocket in aspire v9.517, and using the raster toolpath. the raster direction shown in the toolpath (horizontal in this case) is the one i want as it follows the grain.

when the...
Forum: Jim Becker 07-15-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By TimPa
very nice looking build Jim! how did you cut the...

very nice looking build Jim! how did you cut the fret kerfs, cnc?
Forum: The Business of CNC 07-15-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,832
Posted By TimPa
we have a 120w epilog. it is a very busy...

we have a 120w epilog. it is a very busy machine. highly recommend that company as their customer support is as good as it gets.
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