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Old 01-02-2014, 12:36 AM
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Sorry I only thought you had a Stinger I non FTC, you are correct you can use an FTC or ATC you also need an X2A post processor .... DO NOT USE ONE FOR THE X3
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:37 AM
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Bobby...
Mick is correct, You will be able to use 4 posts. The Single tool for 3 axis and the recoil single tool for non tool change (FTC) cutting files, and the Tool Change 3 axis and Recoil versions for multiple tools for FTC use.

FYI: We are currently shipping all Stingers with the FTC disabled. This allows our new and inexperienced users to use a single tool postP, zero to the design plane and get experience with some simple cuts to gain confidence. Once they wish to begin using the FTC features, Tech Support will enable them. Luke will give you a few instructions to make sure you are up to speed and enable the tool changes. You will then be able to use either the single or toolchange posts for 3 axis or recoil cutting at your discretion.
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Hello,

I'm having a similar difficulty and tried to follow Gary's link: http://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=3973 but am receiving a invalid thread error. I'm trying to determine which post processor is correct for my machine. Stinger 1 Milwaukee router, FTC, Recoil lathe.

Thanks in advance.

Tom
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Old 09-17-2018, 11:41 AM
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Use Camaster single tool Inch (*.tap) on everything except the lathe.

Camaster recoil X to A single tool Inch (*.tap) USE THIS ONLY if you are using the lathe.
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Old 09-17-2018, 12:17 PM
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I agree with JP if your FTC is still disabled. Once you have Camaster enable it, you'll do the sam "inch" thing, but use the tool change version of the post processor.
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Old 09-17-2018, 01:16 PM
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I really appreciate your help!
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Old 09-17-2018, 02:27 PM
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The ftc is disabled from the factory.
It gives you a chance to get used to everything before you add another layer of things to know to the heap you already have.

Call and schedule enabling it with tech support when you get comfortable with the machine.

Until then work from the material top and used the touchpad to measure tools.

The ftc works from the machine bed. Most carving projects work from the material top.

Vectric has tons of great tutorial vids on youtube
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