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Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 12-30-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By bguthrie
Warpage?

Bob, nice work for sure. Did you have any issues with aluminum heating up, expanding, then changing your depth of cut? When I cut .125" aluminum too quick, a 4'X8' sheet will buckle in the middle...
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-14-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By bguthrie
I am sure I am an outlier but what the Hell,...

I am sure I am an outlier but what the Hell, everything else is that way so I must embrace. [lol] I completely removed the t tracks because they were just a PIA. Now I have a solid spoil board and...
Forum: Stinger II 08-28-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,290
Posted By bguthrie
Ok so I am the other side of the fence. I have...

Ok so I am the other side of the fence. I have the Milwaukee router and have absolutely no reservations about the purchase. 5 years in and a lot of hours I have had to change the brushes several...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By bguthrie
Colorcore is one of the name brands, Rowmark and...

Colorcore is one of the name brands, Rowmark and Johnson plastics also have HDPE color laminated sheet lines. There was a PVC version some years back but disappeared after de-lamination issues came...
Forum: Stinger II 05-27-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By bguthrie
I love the permanent shelf. Use it to hold the...

I love the permanent shelf. Use it to hold the touchoff plate, wrenches, and the next bit.
Forum: Stinger II 05-27-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,136
Posted By bguthrie
I have had a router 3.5hp Milwaukee for 5 years...

I have had a router 3.5hp Milwaukee for 5 years and do not regret it a bit. Sure it's loud, radial play might be more than a spindle but I can fix it usually with a switch, brushes, or a speed...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 05-24-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,799
Posted By bguthrie
Very nice sir, can't wait for the next one. Keep...

Very nice sir, can't wait for the next one. Keep up the good work!!
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By bguthrie
I max out at 1" acrylic and really see no reason...

I max out at 1" acrylic and really see no reason to go any thicker. The attached photo is 1" with a .1875" lip pushed through 6mm ACM. Give a good 1/2" return that is more than enough to still give...
Forum: The Water Cooler 03-10-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By bguthrie
Done with Visual Pinball Machine

3+ months consuming every thought for the past month but works and was well worth it. More pictures in an album under my name or on F.acebook
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-22-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By bguthrie
Sometimes the CNC is the easy part

Thought I would post a couple pictures of a what it looks like when all the components of a visual pinball machine are laying all over your shop. Designing and building the cabinet was a cake walk...
Forum: T.R. McMunn 12-11-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,144
Posted By bguthrie
Careful Rodger, I think I actually like working...

Careful Rodger, I think I actually like working with glass more than the HDU outdoor signs right now. You can screw up so much easier and with no recovery with glass and always the instant...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 11-28-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,894
Posted By bguthrie
Jim, Avery V8000 series is prismatic and very...

Jim, Avery V8000 series is prismatic and very reflective, 3M680, Oralite 5600 series all work well but are not as prismatic. All the above are engineering grade (slightly better than commercial...
Forum: New Forum Members 11-05-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,690
Posted By bguthrie
Bob, scars are going to show here. Just had a...

Bob, scars are going to show here. Just had a sign fail using epoxy and attachment to HDU. The unit failed because water got behind signboard and HDU and the freeze thaw cycles unzipped the glue...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-06-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,864
Posted By bguthrie
Gotta stop with The Ohio State stuff

OK Bob, nice piece but being a Purdue grad there is only so much I can take. [thumbs]

This one is 16X26" cut using a 1/8" ball nose 3/8" deep. 15 pocket @ 300ipm. Total cut time from start to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By bguthrie
John, my Milwaukee plug is located at the gantry...

John, my Milwaukee plug is located at the gantry just after the plastic chain for the z movement. Unplug there and plug in an extension cord. You should be able to turn the router on and off at the...
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 06-14-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,234
Posted By bguthrie
Carbon Paint Palette

This is for all those material hoarders out there. I have had a couple 12" square plates I laid up almost 25 years ago and kept just because "some day I might need this". This is an example why...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-05-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,333
Posted By bguthrie
Sorry Bob been off line for a couple of days. I...

Sorry Bob been off line for a couple of days. I do the letters, texture, and pocketing all at the same time with the same 2 toolpaths. I choose the outer boundary and all lettering to be proud and...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-01-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,333
Posted By bguthrie
Bob, in our area I would charge $850 but would of...

Bob, in our area I would charge $850 but would of had a 1/4" plate of aluminum sandwiched. Double sided so assume it is going to hang, if mounted in a frame or posted then the aluminum removed and...
Forum: Used CAMaster CNC Routers For Sale 04-26-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,244
Posted By bguthrie
Excellent, I will not be back from TR's and...

Excellent, I will not be back from TR's and Canada until Sunday night late as well. Will contact early next week, Thanks
Forum: Used CAMaster CNC Routers For Sale 04-26-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,244
Posted By bguthrie
Dave, I will take your router and brushes if not...

Dave, I will take your router and brushes if not already claimed. I am up at TR's place right now but Neff to replace/repair mine when I get home.

Brian
Forum: Stinger II 03-15-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,675
Posted By bguthrie
Dave, I have replaced the speed control on the...

Dave, I have replaced the speed control on the 5625 2 times now in 4 years and always in the winter so probably static related. I am with you and going to look for another answer.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-11-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By bguthrie
Pete, the best drop cloth for epoxy work is by...

Pete, the best drop cloth for epoxy work is by far old billboard banners. Call a sign shop and I am sure you will be able to locate usually free if you come and get them.
Forum: T.R. McMunn 12-06-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,341
Posted By bguthrie
Beautiful piece Rodger. You continue to show us...

Beautiful piece Rodger. You continue to show us product to strive for and we appreciate it immensely. Your background is catching on, I saw a new sign in downtown Indianapolis this weekend with the...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 10-05-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,631
Posted By bguthrie
The only way is a water jet. Even then the paper...

The only way is a water jet. Even then the paper layer will want to peel away. We put 2 layers of acrylic, 1 is a scrap piece just to hold things together with the tape sandwiched in the middle. ...
Forum: Shop Talk 09-27-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,604
Posted By bguthrie
Sometimes I use a marker to help with other aspects of signs

So I am creating a rather large reverse gilded glass reception desk backer for a client. I needed to try and get a mock-up done to see where it sits on the wall and how to align studs with holes so...
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