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Forum: The Water Cooler 01-23-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
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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: 296
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: 165
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: 983
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: 1,436
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.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-09-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Doug S
I feel it would vary greatly on the products you...

I feel it would vary greatly on the products you intent to make.
If you are doing sheet goods, you would find it very difficult to be highly productive without it.
I am sure there some guys who can...
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-05-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Doug S
Just spitballing but is it using the same bit for...

Just spitballing but is it using the same bit for profiling the pins as it is for the relief? It looks like it may be a bit diameter difference. I use the same bits and do not have that issue.
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-27-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By Doug S
Update on issue. Today I cut 18 sheets of 3/4...

Update on issue.
Today I cut 18 sheets of 3/4 ply and had ZERO ISSUES.
I the put my fly cutter in and surfaced the mdf table and the monitor blinked on and off repeatedly.
I then put some 3/8” mdf...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 11-24-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By Doug S
As always, your work is stunning. One day, I...

As always, your work is stunning.
One day, I hope to be able to spend the time to learn those skills.
But for now, back to the sheet goods.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving and thanks for sharing....
Forum: Services Offered or Needed 11-22-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Doug S
10:4 Keep me in the loop if they change their...

10:4
Keep me in the loop if they change their mind.
Forum: Services Offered or Needed 11-21-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Doug S
Question Howdy Ken, Do you have any pictures of the...

Howdy Ken,
Do you have any pictures of the products so I could get an idea of the final parts?
I am running my machine full time in my spare time but recently purchased a second Cobra and it sure...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-17-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Doug S
I do it all the time and have never had an issue.

I do it all the time and have never had an issue.
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-15-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By Doug S
My room is the great outdoors. My shop is...

My room is the great outdoors. My shop is unconditioned and when the doors are open, you might as well be in the yard.
New shop will be conditioned and will have a whole new list of issues, I'm sure.
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-14-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By Doug S
Video is on board, have reseated all boards,...

Video is on board, have reseated all boards, cables and ram.
I do have a pvc pipe between the dust food and the flex hose and a grounding wire from the top of the hose to the dust collector.
Dang...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-14-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By Doug S
The screen glitches and the grounding appear to...

The screen glitches and the grounding appear to be connected. When it flashes off for longer periods, I can hear the spindle change pitches and then it shuts down, but the movement continues. It rips...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-14-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By Doug S
Possible grounding issue???

Morning everyone,

I wanted to share something with the group to see if anyone has ever seen anything like this before.
I have had grounding issues as many have. This week, the humidity went down...
Forum: Stinger III 11-04-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,580
Posted By Doug S
I believe the guys are saying to use the needle...

I believe the guys are saying to use the needle tip included in the maintenance kit to push in the center ball bearing on the grease zerk. Then you can push grease into it.
I redid mine to take...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 11-02-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Doug S
I wouldn’t sweat trying to restart the surfacing...

I wouldn’t sweat trying to restart the surfacing routine at a stopping point. It is just as easy to start over but when you do your touch the top of the table, just raise the head around half of your...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 10-31-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Doug S
That's awesome. I know that the old power...

That's awesome. I know that the old power supplies were getting hard to find so this availability is fantastic.
Now if we could get all the other "consumable" items like drives and motors as on the...
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 10-31-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Doug S
A few questions for you... 1. Is the...

A few questions for you...
1. Is the replacement power supply you installed a Camaster part? Several of us have had power supply issues and the replacement supplies are rare as hens teeth.
2. Is it...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Doug S
Using your example, the X and Y speeds would be...

Using your example, the X and Y speeds would be 1000 IPM and the Z speed would be 200 IPM.
That is full running speed. Corners, starts and stops ( ramp ups) are slower.
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-29-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Doug S
Using Micks program, It does not care what your...

Using Micks program, It does not care what your Zero is. It simply cuts from the top of the existing table. I have run the same NC file for the last year and each time I clear the Zero blue box(G49)...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-28-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Doug S
Micks program assumes you are touching the top of...

Micks program assumes you are touching the top of the spoilboard then it steps down the pre-described amount for the cutting.
Mine is set to .020.
If your head will not go to the material top, and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Items 10-24-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By Doug S
I transferred mine from the previous owner and...

I transferred mine from the previous owner and upgraded it at the same time.
Just needed a letter from previous owner and bill of sale.
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Doug S
One last possibility. On my last move, I took...

One last possibility.
On my last move, I took an old bed egg rate and folded it over several times and out it in the control cabinet to hold everything in place.
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