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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Jim Becker
Even a 4x4 requires long forks to safely lift the...

Even a 4x4 requires long forks to safely lift the machine.
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Jim Becker
Doug's comment kinda brings to light an important...

Doug's comment kinda brings to light an important thing for once you're at the other end of the move. Very carefully check and/or reseat anything that could have been vibrated or otherwise loosened...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Jim Becker
One can buy roll on shrink wrap for "moving"...

One can buy roll on shrink wrap for "moving" quite easily from a variety of sources if just wrapping the gantry...which I would do first even if it's possible to have it wrapped entirely with a...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 10-18-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By Jim Becker
I predict you'll want to move the vacuum to the...

I predict you'll want to move the vacuum to the closet. :) If I put in vacuum, that's where my unit would go, along with the compressor and cyclone that's already in a sound-deadened closet in my...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 10-16-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Jim Becker
I guess under that premise, Professor Dr. SWMBO...

I guess under that premise, Professor Dr. SWMBO is fortunate that I've never smoked. It makes me more affordable. [wink]
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 10-16-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Jim Becker
I"m surprised about how reasonable the price is...

I"m surprised about how reasonable the price is on that, Gary.
Forum: Jim Becker 10-16-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By Jim Becker
I'm not in any way suggesting you should live...

I'm not in any way suggesting you should live with a problem...I'm only saying that I don't cut a lot of 3D where I even worried about the depth accuracy since the architectural 3D modeled pieces I...
Forum: New Forum Members 10-16-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 556
Posted By Jim Becker
Keep in mind that the "lathe" isn't a lathe in...

Keep in mind that the "lathe" isn't a lathe in the same sense as the spinny thing that many of us have to make round things. The Recoil Lathe on the CNC is an ornamental lathe that's capable of doing...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By Jim Becker
sylvan's method is a good one because it...

sylvan's method is a good one because it preserves "Park" for "way out of the way" while still permitting the Initialize routine to only have short travel to do what it does...which is to test Z, X...
Forum: Jim Becker 10-15-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By Jim Becker
Gary, I occasionally notice some small deviation...

Gary, I occasionally notice some small deviation in cutting but I have not been able to ascertain if it's more about uneven material thickness or the machine. It's minor enough that I haven't worried...
Forum: New Forum Members 10-15-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 556
Posted By Jim Becker
I originally didn't think I'd ever say it, but I...

I originally didn't think I'd ever say it, but I really do wish I would have gotten the other four feet of cutting area, despite the impact to my shop space. Even though one "can" do long things on a...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-15-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By Jim Becker
Try jogging it forward most of the way first...

Try jogging it forward most of the way first before you initialize and have the spindle reasonably close to the left side (X=0 side). That way, it only has to travel a short way to find the left side...
Forum: Jim Becker 10-14-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By Jim Becker
Ok, it wasn't Sunday today, but I had a short...

Ok, it wasn't Sunday today, but I had a short period of time to faddle in the shop due to a bunch of other kinds of appointments and decided to "continue the theme" started with this particular...
Forum: Robert Alexander 10-14-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Jim Becker
Very kewel work! I got asked last week to do a...

Very kewel work! I got asked last week to do a cow for a prop for a high school musical production next spring down in Maryland. Hopefully, I'll create something as worthy as yours in the effort!
Forum: Jim Becker 10-14-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Jim Becker
Interestingly, I don't use a lot of sheet goods....

Interestingly, I don't use a lot of sheet goods. I bought the slider for repeatable precision and safety. I work mostly with solid stock, although I do build with some sheet goods, too. I did move my...
Forum: Jim Becker 10-13-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Jim Becker
JP, I use my slider a lot for many kinds of...

JP, I use my slider a lot for many kinds of projects. My client work is somewhat "eclectic" spanning cabinetry, furniture and many other things, not to mention my personal projects. The CNC was an...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-12-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Jim Becker
That looks great!

That looks great!
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Jim Becker
I gotta image you'd cut that with an O-flute...

I gotta image you'd cut that with an O-flute single flute like other similar materials. But I'd want to know more about the "magnetic" layer and what it actually is...
Forum: New Forum Members 10-11-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Jim Becker
Welcome to Camheads, Ronald! Lots of knowledgable...

Welcome to Camheads, Ronald! Lots of knowledgable folks here and a whole bunch of reading as a result!

'Hope the machine move goes well!
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-11-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Jim Becker
Jeff, I bought an inexpensive scissor jack from...

Jeff, I bought an inexpensive scissor jack from Amazon for about $15 to use for easy installation and removal of the casters. It's come in handy for a few other tasks around here, too. To avoid the...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-11-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Jim Becker
I do not keep my casters on my SR-44...it's flat...

I do not keep my casters on my SR-44...it's flat on the floor with the exceptions of 1/4" shims on the front legs because of my shop floor having a slope. When that gantry moves around, it can easily...
Forum: Russell Crawford 10-10-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,744
Posted By Jim Becker
The joinery is really nice on that design,...

The joinery is really nice on that design, Russell!
Forum: Jim Becker 10-10-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By Jim Becker
I decided to re-cut the neck for this build...

I decided to re-cut the neck for this build today...there were some things I just didn't like at the interface to the headstock and I wanted to move the break at the heel a little closer to the end...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-09-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Jim Becker
Did you suck it down with the vacuum and surface...

Did you suck it down with the vacuum and surface off the shiny factory finish before flipping it and gluing it down?
Forum: Jim Becker 10-09-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By Jim Becker
The fretboard has a 9.5" radius which was modeled...

The fretboard has a 9.5" radius which was modeled in Aspire.
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