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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By TimPa
we had our panther shipped with the gantry...

we had our panther shipped with the gantry removed so we could get it in our doors. reinstalling it was not a big deal. it was removed from the drive trains but left tethered electrically, and laid...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-14-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By TimPa
i think you did a good job making it look like...

i think you did a good job making it look like wood, nice design for sure!
Forum: Jim Becker 10-09-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By TimPa
looking nice Jim! can't tell from the pics, is...

looking nice Jim! can't tell from the pics, is the fret board curved?

thanks for documenting
Forum: Russell Crawford 10-09-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,744
Posted By TimPa
those are very nice looking stools Russell!!!

those are very nice looking stools Russell!!!
Forum: CAMheads Show Room 09-27-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By TimPa
really cool sign. assume the guns and fish were...

really cool sign. assume the guns and fish were applied (maybe not), letters too???

thanks for sharing!
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-25-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By TimPa
i am having difficulty seeing what your limit...

i am having difficulty seeing what your limit switch looks like. sounds like your switch got out of alignment, and adding tape (thickness) shortened the travel so it now makes contact.

i would...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-25-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By TimPa
WOW! your website name says it all. when i...

WOW! your website name says it all.

when i see those, it inspires me to work harder to learn more skills of the trade - thank you for that, and sharing your talents.
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 09-18-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By TimPa
this newbie is impressed! on all counts!

this newbie is impressed! on all counts!
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By TimPa
Wow Doug - what a great offer!! you da man!!

Wow Doug - what a great offer!!

you da man!!
Forum: Stinger II 09-10-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By TimPa
strain relief

worked many years for a defense contractor, and a requirement we always had was to provide "strain relief" for cables. that is, a mechanical support for the weight of the cable, as well as any other...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-05-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By TimPa
looks like you are well on your way for that one...

looks like you are well on your way for that one (date?). i have never had an Ithaca cross my bench, looks interesting for sure. will have to look them up...

good luck, let us know how it works...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 09-04-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By TimPa
when cutting material on the table, does the Z...

when cutting material on the table, does the Z axis cut accurate depths?

if you move the spindle/router directly over the a axis, and "keyboard command" a z axis travel say 1/8", is it accurate...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,774
Posted By TimPa
That's impressive!!! [clap]

That's impressive!!!

[clap]
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By TimPa
i'm one of those guys chasing thousandths of an...

i'm one of those guys chasing thousandths of an inch. i've found that the fuzz left from a cut through, can easily be .008" under the next sheet/board stock. i keep a block sander handy and swipe a...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-03-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By TimPa
great work! i have been repairing clocks for...

great work! i have been repairing clocks for about 20 years now, have never seen a weight driven clock like that model, with the calendar!

if you are just getting into it, you may consider...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,197
Posted By TimPa
thanks for the advice - "leads" is an option i...

thanks for the advice - "leads" is an option i haven't learned yet. so hold my ankles - I'm going in!
[book]
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,197
Posted By TimPa
implementing all of your suggestions has greatly...

implementing all of your suggestions has greatly improved the quality of the cuts. i have one tooling mark i am having difficulty eliminating - the "start point" of the profile cut out. I believe...
Forum: Stinger II 08-29-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,994
Posted By TimPa
you may consider visiting a shop with a CAMaster,...

you may consider visiting a shop with a CAMaster, or better yet with the machines you are considering. there is a camhead map where you can look for local owners, or post it here and likely someone...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-27-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,080
Posted By TimPa
glad to see they have a full house!

glad to see they have a full house!
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,672
Posted By TimPa
sorry, here is the pic...

sorry, here is the pic...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,672
Posted By TimPa
lubrication

First time lubricator here... (rant)

finding it a treat, not. have the Hiwin substitutes on our Panther. on the Y axis linear bearings, zerk fittings were installed at factory, see pic.

a...
Forum: Shop Talk 08-22-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,519
Posted By TimPa
do you think the blade stop was not as quick to...

do you think the blade stop was not as quick to respond because the blade was spinning down?


we have a realtively new CAMaster cnc and 2 sawstops in the shop - i'll warn the others[nih] but...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,863
Posted By TimPa
not an expert, but i suspect that the...

not an expert, but i suspect that the failure/issue is bearing related. not many more "wear parts" in a spindle (most spindles are vfd driven and don't have brushes). if you were able to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,197
Posted By TimPa
thank you for all the great advice, i will try...

thank you for all the great advice, i will try them all.

am using a 3/8" spiral dc

fwiw, my first several attempts started with the carpet hold down, and had lines then. i thought maybe too...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,197
Posted By TimPa
cut quality

have made only a 3 signs and 20 beer paddle flights on our new panther. this is my first attempt at a thicker project. having trouble with the cut quality around the outside surface (profile cut). ...
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