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Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 04-19-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Gary Campbell
https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=10003

https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=10003
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Gary Campbell
WinCNC has a parametric program called WinFence....

WinCNC has a parametric program called WinFence. It is not cheap, but it may be just what you need.
Forum: New Forum Members 03-15-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Gary Campbell
https://youtu.be/T-q_B2jY_Ic

https://youtu.be/T-q_B2jY_Ic
Forum: The Water Cooler 01-10-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By Gary Campbell
120*F is cool for a motor. The "Insulation...

120*F is cool for a motor.

The "Insulation Classes" for electric motors start at 105* Celsius or 221*Fahrenheit.

I warm the ATC spindle on my bridge mill to 130*F before I start cutting
Forum: The Water Cooler 01-08-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Gary Campbell
L40 P# Where # = Feedrate percentage ...

L40 P#

Where # = Feedrate percentage

RTFM [lol]
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 11-26-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Gary Campbell
Look this over. Standoff is at 1:35 in ...

Look this over. Standoff is at 1:35 in

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKzjhp-yDkE
Forum: Maintenance 11-16-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Gary Campbell
Thanks guys for the props, but in an effort to...

Thanks guys for the props, but in an effort to try and be "really retired", I am no longer doing onsite service. I still do a few projects that can be done in my shop, accessories, upgrades, etc.
...
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-29-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Gary Campbell
" Also, does CAMaster provide support to...

" Also, does CAMaster provide support to individuals that purchase used machines?"

What is your definition of support?

CAMaster provides training in Vectric software, machine operation,...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-27-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By Gary Campbell
You will almost always be better off running a...

You will almost always be better off running a larger compressor.

Also you can use a regulator to reduce air blow pressure. I've found ~30psi is pretty good.

Here are a couple in progress...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-22-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Gary Campbell
https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=8650 ...

https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=8650

Dont skip a step
Forum: New Forum Members 07-15-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Gary Campbell
https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=5269

https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=5269
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,283
Posted By Gary Campbell
Sorry man, I misread the line. I was thinking...

Sorry man, I misread the line. I was thinking 200 cfm, like you would want on a sheet cutting table
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,283
Posted By Gary Campbell
Wont do what? What type of setup? As stated...

Wont do what? What type of setup? As stated above, Ed has success with that pump.

My comments were towards the 200cfm, 26inHg post you made. The link you provided only has 10% of the cfm spec...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,283
Posted By Gary Campbell
Damn straight! Most anyone that uses vacuum hold...

Damn straight! Most anyone that uses vacuum hold down would wish for that... maybe more some days. It is doable with 3phase power and a couple 10hp Beckers in parallel. $12-15K
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 07-02-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By Gary Campbell
Sam... Actually it is usually the impeller...

Sam...
Actually it is usually the impeller vanes. They run with very close tolerances and if they get too hot, they warp and or expand and hit the outer case.
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By Gary Campbell
Usually something else. If you are losing Z...

Usually something else.

If you are losing Z position the usual procedure is to cut the speeds in half and see if the problem repeats.
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 07-02-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By Gary Campbell
My first guess would be: B) Burning up of the...

My first guess would be: B) Burning up of the motor due to excessive heat
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 06-21-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By Gary Campbell
Check the bearings on the trans shaft (has the...

Check the bearings on the trans shaft (has the large gear)
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,635
Posted By Gary Campbell
You may be making this too complicated... Use...

You may be making this too complicated... Use one of the built in "Positions" (not home)

Place (for example) G0 P10 in the post processor (with quotes) after the "M5" line. You can then change...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 06-17-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By Gary Campbell
Any chance you have a clogged filter or a...

Any chance you have a clogged filter or a restriction in the line? If you get them too hot due to low air flow, they will self destruct
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-16-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,648
Posted By Gary Campbell
No issues here. Its those MAC guys. [lol] ...

No issues here. Its those MAC guys. [lol]

IF you cant log in on your MAC, its because Apple doesn't want you to
Forum: CAMheads How 2 05-31-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,358
Posted By Gary Campbell
1/4" radius = 1/2" diameter bit???? Use a...

1/4" radius = 1/2" diameter bit???? Use a compression bit, you will never get a downspiral to cut 1 1/2" deep without a 🔥
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 05-21-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,775
Posted By Gary Campbell
This could also be as simple as linear bearings...

This could also be as simple as linear bearings that are binding on one side at a certain place in their travel. As one side is held back from resistance, the other advances due to the pivot action...
Forum: The Water Cooler 05-14-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By Gary Campbell
Cody... I suggest you contact Ron Lee. His...

Cody...
I suggest you contact Ron Lee. His products are similar in size, albeit a bit boxy and are known for outliving their owners. [lol]
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 05-12-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By Gary Campbell
Sam... The most common reason for this issue is...

Sam...
The most common reason for this issue is that a portion of the spoilboard is warped up. Then you surface it making a thin spot. With material on the table and vacuum on, it is sucked down...
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