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Old 08-31-2017, 11:58 AM
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so we are about ready to pull the trigger on a pt404, and are looking at training options. being a newby it seems there is so much to learn about - the software (aspire), WinCNC, the cnc itself, g-code, .......

what so you feel is the best bang for the buck for training? they have a on-site option, and I see seminars, etc????
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Old 11-02-2017, 07:42 AM
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Check with CAMaster for machine training,

Get the demo or your version of Vectric vcarve and go through the Vcarve training videos in order,, best method at the start i have seen
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Old 11-02-2017, 02:44 PM
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As a newcomer to the world of CNC, I can whole heartedly "second" James recommendation about the Vectric tutorials. They are very well done, highly informative and just plain fun to watch. I've viewed each one several times now and still learn something each time.

Mick Martin has done some very good beginner WinCnc videos....just do a YouTube search...again, well worth the time.
Best of luck with your new machine!
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Old 11-02-2017, 06:28 PM
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Default Camaster owner training is a great place to start.

I would start with the factory training and online videos. Gary and Michael training classes are great too. And the night have one near you?
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Old 11-03-2017, 08:59 AM
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thank you for the suggestions, I am planning on doing exactly what you have all said!
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