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Forum: Jim Becker 02-14-2020, 04:34 PM
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Posted By SteveNelson46
Beautiful job, Jim. What is the normal life span...

Beautiful job, Jim. What is the normal life span of a Senegal parrot?
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By SteveNelson46
Something like this? I used the Moulding Toolpath

Something like this? I used the Moulding Toolpath
Forum: The Water Cooler 01-21-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,082
Posted By SteveNelson46
TJ, I'm with you on this one. Before I...

TJ,

I'm with you on this one. Before I retired I was an IT Systems Administrator for the University of Arizona. It's really easy to disable the network adapter when a connection to the net is not...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By SteveNelson46
Looks like Teak to me.

Looks like Teak to me.
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2020, 01:23 PM
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Views: 185
Posted By SteveNelson46
I think Mick Martin made this file and it's on...

I think Mick Martin made this file and it's on this forum somewhere.
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 12-29-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By SteveNelson46
Display Table

Gary,

That's an interesting carve. Was it just a test or for a specific project?
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 12-26-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By SteveNelson46
The post was a long carve. As I recall it was...

The post was a long carve. As I recall it was about 13 hours because the feed rate and depth of cut was reduced to limit the chatter on the unsupported center. I also used an extra long 1/16" bit for...
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 12-26-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By SteveNelson46
Ron, Thanks. It was a fun project and since...

Ron,

Thanks. It was a fun project and since I'm retired time wasn't a factor. I don't think it would be profitable to reproduce in quantity.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-25-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By SteveNelson46
From me and all of my fuzzy critters, Merry...

From me and all of my fuzzy critters, Merry Christmas to you too Brady.
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 12-25-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By SteveNelson46
Thanks Joe.

Thanks Joe.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-23-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By SteveNelson46
Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New...

Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year to all.
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 12-23-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By SteveNelson46
Steve Nelson

This is the "In The Labs" display table that Vectric and David offered as a free project. I have to admit that it was a challenge to get the feeds and speeds right on the barley twist post. I also...
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 11-07-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By SteveNelson46
Generally speaking, components are tilted,...

Generally speaking, components are tilted, vectors are rotated. If you want to rotate a vector use the rotate tool on the drawing tab. You can set the pivot point anywhere you like. Instructions for...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By SteveNelson46
McMaster-Carr has them. Not cheap though. ...

McMaster-Carr has them. Not cheap though.

https://www.mcmaster.com/radial-bristle-discs
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 10-08-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,251
Posted By SteveNelson46
I went with the HF 1500 cfm. Bought it on sale...

I went with the HF 1500 cfm. Bought it on sale and with a 40% off coupon. Total cost was about $110.00. Then I built a second stage from plans on the internet and installed a pleated filter from Wynn...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-18-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By SteveNelson46
Thanks to all for the kind words. Flattery of any...

Thanks to all for the kind words. Flattery of any kind is always appreciated.

If anyone decides to cut the projects be sure to check the bit feeds and speeds. They are set really low for testing...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-15-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By SteveNelson46
Twisted Sisters

A couple of weeks ago I was honored by Vectric as a "Case Study" in their newsletter. It seems that they were really impressed with my small candle holder and featured it as the main article. Here is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,367
Posted By SteveNelson46
While you are inside the case re-seat all of the...

While you are inside the case re-seat all of the cards that are plugged into the MB. Be sure the machine is unplugged from the power source and be very careful of static electricity. Especially when...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-14-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Ftc
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Posted By SteveNelson46
I have the FTC also. I also have the recoil...

I have the FTC also. I also have the recoil lathe. To switch between using the spoilboard and the lathe requires re calibrating the switch. Some of my projects require switching back and forth and...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-06-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,280
Posted By SteveNelson46
I have one and it works okay in soft woods or mdf...

I have one and it works okay in soft woods or mdf 1/2" thick or less. It will drive a 1.25" composite nail through 3/4" mdf most of the time if the air pressure is around 100 psi. Cleanup is easy. A...
Forum: Stinger II 07-17-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,868
Posted By SteveNelson46
The 1 HP spindle is rated for and sold as 120V....

The 1 HP spindle is rated for and sold as 120V. Even thou the specs state 110V.
Here is a clip from the specs.

Spindle Upgrade Options
a) 1 HP HSD Collect Spindle*
This is an HSD air cooled...
Forum: Stinger II 07-17-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,868
Posted By SteveNelson46
I have my Stinger1 with a 1HP spindle and...

I have my Stinger1 with a 1HP spindle and computer on a 30 amp 120V circuit without any problems. 20 amps are recommended for the 1hp spindle so I think a 20 amp circuit would be okay for both as...
Forum: Questions For The Sales Team! 07-15-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,935
Posted By SteveNelson46
I have a Stinger 1 with a 1hp spindle. It makes a...

I have a Stinger 1 with a 1hp spindle. It makes a lot less noise than the DC.

If it's weight your comparing, you'll find the Camaster will be as heavy as, or heavier, than the other one you are...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 07-15-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By SteveNelson46
Thanks to all. The brass inserts came from Lee...

Thanks to all. The brass inserts came from Lee Valley. The inspiration and idea came from Tom Klass'. setup

Sure enough, the bits are sharp. Especially the ones that come to a point like the point...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 07-14-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By SteveNelson46
Tool Tray

I just finished this tool tray for my Stinger 1. Easy weekend project.
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