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Forum: New Forum Members 09-29-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By Doug S
You and your son are welcome to come to my shop...

You and your son are welcome to come to my shop anytime and see a 5x10 table in action.
I will be moving my shop in the next three months or so and changing to my "new to me" machine, which means I...
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-23-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Doug S
Two years, holy cow. I get about two months...

Two years, holy cow.
I get about two months between replacements. We can blame that on Texas humidity and exact needs of dovetail drawer boxes.
I hope your eye recovery is going well.
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 09-21-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Doug S
I have been running without issues for almost a...

I have been running without issues for almost a year now and this weekend, I started having weird issued as I have had in the past. Screen turning off, machine just stopping mid stream, changing rpm...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 09-15-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Doug S
Brad point drill bits here. I routinely use...

Brad point drill bits here.
I routinely use 5mm, 7mm and 8mm during the cabinet cutting. One pass, never any issues.
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-11-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Doug S
A have also heard of control box components...

A have also heard of control box components coming loose during shipment. On my last cross country move, I took a egg crate foam mattress and stuffed it into the control box and locked the door shut....
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 07-13-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By Doug S
Inquiring minds... I am nearing the same...

Inquiring minds...

I am nearing the same dilemma in my new shop. My current plan was to dump conditioned air in my loud equipment closet, tempering the air before it leaves that room. My air...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 07-06-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By Doug S
I highly recommend Micks program. Run program...

I highly recommend Micks program.
Run program to generate code
Inset surfacing tool-
Touch tool to surface- G49 if it wont go all the way.
Hit go
Load tool 1 and place paper between bit and...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 07-03-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By Doug S
I run mine in an open air shop. Sometimes it gets...

I run mine in an open air shop. Sometimes it gets hot as hell in here but I dont think it would be the same as being in a box.

Also remember, if the vacuum relief is not set correctly, it will...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 07-02-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By Doug S
My Cobra came with a Becker blower and the...

My Cobra came with a Becker blower and the previous owner burned the motor. He purchased a new one from Hamilton Electric, on Airport and bolted it in.
Should be no problem.
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By Doug S
I have the same issue and it is specifically the...

I have the same issue and it is specifically the humidity. I sometimes surface my table three times in the same day.On hot dry days, I may not surface but when I start working. Its crazy the impact...
Forum: Stinger III 05-18-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By Doug S
Never had that issue. My limits have been very...

Never had that issue. My limits have been very good- knock on wood.
Forum: The Water Cooler 04-29-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By Doug S
Social distancing- the Camheads way.

Howdy fellow Camheads.

Been a while but with all this Covid stuff going around, it is hard to to stay positive, but here I am Social Distancing with one of my good friends.
I hope you are all...
Forum: Maintenance 04-27-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,707
Posted By Doug S
If you will send me your mailing address, I will...

If you will send me your mailing address, I will send you the ones I have. IN installed M6 zerks on mine so they would use a standard grease gun nipple.

Doug S
Forum: Stinger II 04-21-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Doug S
One word- HUMIDITY. My table swells over night...

One word- HUMIDITY.
My table swells over night and then shrinks back down as my vacuum draws air thru the table.
Forum: The Water Cooler 04-15-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,928
Posted By Doug S
Count me in.

Count me in.
Forum: The Water Cooler 04-12-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By Doug S
I have a 5 x 10 Cobra and will be honest that I...

I have a 5 x 10 Cobra and will be honest that I have only cut two sheets of 10' material. I mostly cut sheet goods for cabinets 4'x8' or 5'x5'. Several spoke up when I was looking and said, for their...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 04-09-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,415
Posted By Doug S
The transmission shaft bearings are what we are...

The transmission shaft bearings are what we are talking about. There are several posts where other owners have rebuilt these themselves.

In the Hiwin rail bearings, I was having the same issues...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 04-09-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,415
Posted By Doug S
Mine was doing the same thing. It was as Gary...

Mine was doing the same thing. It was as Gary stated-the bearings on the transmission needed to be replaced.
I sent mine in and had Camaster rebuild it, but after reading many posts on here, it...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By Doug S
I use shelf paper on smaller items and let the...

I use shelf paper on smaller items and let the tool cut they it.
I use this method for cutting signs on raw wood also so I can paint the finished mask and then remove it to expose just the cut...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By Doug S
One time I switched to MDF bead board panels for...

One time I switched to MDF bead board panels for cabinet doors. I am only cutting the insert shapes so no real carving involved. What I found out was the MDF panels breath, just like the spoilboard...
Forum: The Water Cooler 01-23-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By Doug S
Than I guess I am one of the happiest guys...

Than I guess I am one of the happiest guys around.
I change my Spoilboard about every two months. Kinda gets old.
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 01-03-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 948
Posted By Doug S
I doubt a 3d model exists but I have access to a...

I doubt a 3d model exists but I have access to a 3D scanner and could scan a unit and develop a model fairly easy.
Sounds like a good weekend project.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-24-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Doug S
Merry Christmas fellow Camheads

This has been a wonderful year filled with many adventures and misadventures.
I feel we have all had some type of issue with our machines and this site, and the people who frequent it, are the best...
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-22-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,608
Posted By Doug S
Just to update this post and keep everyone in the...

Just to update this post and keep everyone in the loop, I received an email back from support and they recommended trying running the control computer from another power service. Just so happens, I...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 12-21-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,236
Posted By Doug S
That happened to me in the past. I reset the...

That happened to me in the past.
I reset the switch about five times and it never really reset.
A few more cycles and it went back to normal and let me initialize.
Try that as it is a few fix.
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