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Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 04-19-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By TimPa
those are some serious bristles you got there Jim!

those are some serious bristles you got there Jim!
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 04-14-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By TimPa
are you turning the air supply off at the end of...

are you turning the air supply off at the end of the session? if you have air assist, it could be holding it up...

my dust boot recedes, so i don't have to foam block it. if you have a dust shoe...
Forum: The Water Cooler 04-13-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By TimPa
glad that story had a nice ending for you Doug,...

glad that story had a nice ending for you Doug, thanks for sharing!
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 04-12-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By TimPa
VERY impressive Steve - thanks for sharing! I...

VERY impressive Steve - thanks for sharing! I admire the creativity.

I seem to be stuck in the mode where i have to correct and fine tune the project on hand and then move on... learning but...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 04-05-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By TimPa
you may be able to recover it, if it hasn't been...

you may be able to recover it, if it hasn't been written over yet on the hard drive (assuming you have one), by typing "restore files" in your start taskbar box. you can google the process... i...
Forum: Stinger III 04-05-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By TimPa
is it to lube the rails/linear bearings, or is it...

is it to lube the rails/linear bearings, or is it to lube the cutting action, for cutting aluminum, etc.?
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 04-05-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By TimPa
just to offer a second option Doug, which you may...

just to offer a second option Doug, which you may have already considered. if you have the locating laser you could possibly use that to locate your holes. you could mark the center of a bolt or...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By TimPa
i don't think you have burning on that plywood...

i don't think you have burning on that plywood edge view, pretty sure it is just different woods in the layers which are different colors.

bit burn would be more consistent across the (layered)...
Forum: Stinger III 03-18-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By TimPa
maybe your laser got "bumped". i know that mine...

maybe your laser got "bumped". i know that mine has gotten bumped on multiple occassions, by a big stone (on top of my neck!), when i bend in too far. haha

after you set you laser where you want...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By TimPa
WOW, what a difference. using a 7.5mm bn @7x. ...

WOW, what a difference. using a 7.5mm bn @7x.

thanks for the tip guys!
Forum: Stinger III 03-05-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By TimPa
we didn't have any trouble, but you definitely...

we didn't have any trouble, but you definitely want to discuss this with the factory, if it something you want to try with your stinger.

glad you're here!
Forum: Stinger III 03-05-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By TimPa
we had that issue with our panther. the factory...

we had that issue with our panther. the factory removed our gantry, and we reinstalled (using their instructions). that got it to under 48" i think. it was not a daunting task as it sounds. but...
Forum: New Forum Members 03-04-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By TimPa
WOW!!! that is impressive, and clean!

WOW!!! that is impressive, and clean!
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By TimPa
carving newb

So i have been trying to expand my cnc skillset into carving. right now just doing some Vectric Aspire clipart dish carvings with a 1/8" bn. frankly a little dissapointed in the outcome quality. ...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 02-15-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,286
Posted By TimPa
WOW Gary, very stunning! i love everything about...

WOW Gary, very stunning! i love everything about them!

wood selection, drawer fit, joinery, cnc work - well worth the (almost) 3 years effort i would say!
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 02-15-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By TimPa
as Logan mentioned the laser for XY zero...

as Logan mentioned the laser for XY zero crosshairs is available.

the larger spindles used on most ATC's, i know my 5hp HSD is one, which has ceramic bearings. they are not electrically...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By TimPa
Hi Todd, all i can say that if i were buying a...

Hi Todd, all i can say that if i were buying a new grease gun i would go with the larger gun, with the long hose - pretty sure your needle tip will still fit. i like the style that you can operate...
Forum: Charlie L 02-10-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By TimPa
thanks for sharing your artwork - impressive and...

thanks for sharing your artwork - impressive and inspiring! my favorite wood combinations...

it looks like you accomplished a round over around the top edge with the cnc, did you use a round over...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,226
Posted By TimPa
will you share what spindle rpm and feed rate the...

will you share what spindle rpm and feed rate the cnc is running for the cuts in the pictures?

is the data in the WinCNC windows verifying those same parameters during operation?
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,226
Posted By TimPa
sorry John, i was typing and didn't see your...

sorry John, i was typing and didn't see your post, if i repeated any of your thoughts.

is the problem a "quality of cut" issue, and not necessarilly an accuracy problem?

sounds like you have...
Forum: CAMheads Map 02-05-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 52,693
Posted By TimPa
Please add my machine to the map Tim Thomas ...

Please add my machine to the map

Tim Thomas
Panther PT-404 w/ATC
purchased in 2018
sn 17089705

43 Servidea Drive
Ridgway, Pa 15853
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By TimPa
thank you Charlie. I printed it out and will try...

thank you Charlie. I printed it out and will try it tomorrow!
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By TimPa
i have been using home positions also - but have...

i have been using home positions also - but have always erased the stored "z position" because i thought it was getting me into trouble one time. but i will certainly give it a go again - thanks! ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By TimPa
different table heights

i installed a 2nd piece of mdf, 24x24, in one corner of the 4'x4' panther w/atc. i have been using this smaller section for certain hold down/jigs, etc. obviously it would be at a different height...
Forum: New Forum Members 02-04-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By TimPa
FWIW op, it is possible that your electrical...

FWIW op, it is possible that your electrical panel can accept more circuits using something called tandems circuit breakers. most panels accept them, you need an experienced electrician to determine...
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