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Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 11-19-2019, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Jim Becker
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Forum: The Water Cooler 11-19-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Jim Becker
There is a specific INI file that contains the...

There is a specific INI file that contains the parameters for the WinCNC screen. Hopefully, if you modified yours, you created a backup of the original that you can revert to.
Forum: CAMheads How 2 11-18-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Jim Becker
Wow....thanks for that link! I hadn't seen the...

Wow....thanks for that link! I hadn't seen the "1/8"" versions previously and those will come in handy for a bunch of situations.
Forum: CAMheads How 2 11-18-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Jim Becker
This. The only way to benefit from the...

This. The only way to benefit from the compression bit consistently is for it to get below the material so the bottom edge can be sheared with the up-cut tip cleanly. I regularly use the Whiteside...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-17-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Jim Becker
Using down-cut will help preserve the line with...

Using down-cut will help preserve the line with the mask. You do need to pay more attention to the operation, however, since a down-cut is going to force the chips back down into the pocket which...
Forum: Jim Becker 11-14-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,774
Posted By Jim Becker
Just as an update, this project is still moving...

Just as an update, this project is still moving along...neck was fretted today and then glued to the body. I have complete build threads at SawmillCreek dot org (Musical Instruments forum area) and...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-14-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By Jim Becker
The monitor isn't directly connected to the CNC...

The monitor isn't directly connected to the CNC machine (at least with our Camaster setups) so in addition to checking the obvious relative to connection between said monitor and the computer, also...
Forum: Stinger 4 ATC 11-13-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Jim Becker
Initialization lets the machine ascertain and...

Initialization lets the machine ascertain and reset it's limits for X, Y and Z (upper limit only) so that when you send code to it, it will be able to properly map the movements and actions you're...
Forum: Stinger III 11-13-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Jim Becker
Ah...neighbors. :) Yes, in Bucks...outside of...

Ah...neighbors. :) Yes, in Bucks...outside of Doylestown in Buckingham. New Hope mailing address.
Forum: Stinger III 11-12-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Jim Becker
Interestingly, today was "Stinger maintenance...

Interestingly, today was "Stinger maintenance day" in my shop and just for grins, I pulled off the covers over my Y axis so I could see more directly what you had been working on. It wasn't just on a...
Forum: T.R. McMunn 11-11-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Jim Becker
You are just way too good at what you do! Stellar...

You are just way too good at what you do! Stellar sign design and workmanship!
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-10-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Jim Becker
That setting in the WINCNC.INI file limits the...

That setting in the WINCNC.INI file limits the penetration of the spoilboard to .12" for the setting you mention. It protects your machine. If you need to actually and purposefully cut into your...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-05-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By Jim Becker
What did you change that value to? 'Just...

What did you change that value to? 'Just curious...
Forum: Stinger III 11-04-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jim Becker
And I originally bought the 4mm zerks and had to...

And I originally bought the 4mm zerks and had to then buy 6mm zerks for my machine because it used a different linear bearing brand. :) Fortunately, someone here at Camheads was in need of the...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 11-04-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Jim Becker
Large Grizzly "what"? DC? Our machines are...

Large Grizzly "what"? DC?

Our machines are extremely sensitive to even minor static electricity and the tutelage of the expert you reference is really important to follow! The only other tool in...
Forum: Stinger III 11-03-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jim Becker
I put Zerks on all my lube points, Bruce, but the...

I put Zerks on all my lube points, Bruce, but the needle still works nicely with them. Which reminds me..."it's time"...LOL
Forum: Stinger III 11-03-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jim Becker
There are front and back zerks, too, if it's...

There are front and back zerks, too, if it's consistent with my Singer II. ;) I use a needle type attachment on the end of my gun...it was supplied in the maintenance kit I bought from Camaster with...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 11-01-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,105
Posted By Jim Becker
Ed, the machine the OP recently purchased...

Ed, the machine the OP recently purchased pre-owned is a very nice Stinger III with the x3 option.
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Jim Becker
Those are pretty kewel...I gotta recommend...

Those are pretty kewel...I gotta recommend something like that for one of my clients that's having me cut some things that are hard to sand because of they way they are pocketed. Not deep, but...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-30-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,105
Posted By Jim Becker
Charlie, I have to turn off limits to jog to the...

Charlie, I have to turn off limits to jog to the spoilboard before running the file...the spoilboard cutter is invariably much "shorter" that the last tool I ran.
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-29-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,105
Posted By Jim Becker
Instead of using the G49, use the settings menu...

Instead of using the G49, use the settings menu at the top of WinCNC and turn off Soft Limits. Then jog the cutter to the spoilboard and start the file. See if that works normally.
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Jim Becker
I have no doubt that the "big iron" can knock...

I have no doubt that the "big iron" can knock socks off with speeds and acceleration...the majority of us here, however, are in a different category, probably even including those nice new Cobras.
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Jim Becker
Z axis has "less impact" on flat/2D cutting than...

Z axis has "less impact" on flat/2D cutting than it does with 3D simply because the former has relatively few "up/down" motions as compared to 3D which is constantly moving up and down, the degree of...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-29-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,105
Posted By Jim Becker
The act of lowering the cutter so it's just...

The act of lowering the cutter so it's just touching the table is what establishes where the top is. The machine "knows" where that is and grabs the value as part of the code that Mick's utility...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 10-28-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Jim Becker
Industrial Plywood that I mentioned does show...

Industrial Plywood that I mentioned does show Trupan in both 8' and 12'. You might want to call them and see if they can provide 10'...ask for Dave and tell him I referred you.
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