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Forum: The Water Cooler Yesterday, 06:44 AM
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Posted By The real JP
I think between that word doc and the above...

I think between that word doc and the above suggestions concerning speeds and cut direction you have your answer.

Measure your 1/4 bit with a good micrometer and enter that number in the tooling...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 12-05-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By The real JP
If I were driving by that I would never guess it...

If I were driving by that I would never guess it was anything different that brick.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-05-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By The real JP
Libraries/drawer boxes/set up drawer construction...

Libraries/drawer boxes/set up drawer construction

If you can't get it there, I would send it to the help desk.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-05-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By The real JP
I have had thinks like this happen. It's always a...

I have had thinks like this happen. It's always a depth issue I overlooked in toolpathing.

Once though I did forget to measure a tool, I put it in so close to the correct depth that it was just a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By The real JP
I do a .015 offset. I use a roughing bit ( old )...

I do a .015 offset. I use a roughing bit ( old ) and a final pass bit ( newish ) the final pass runs full depth and it helps clear out packed in dust.

I use compression bits for both passes.
...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-29-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By The real JP
The only thing I noticed in my set up was with...

The only thing I noticed in my set up was with my planer. I had some pvc water pipe routed to it for dust collection. I used to get static shock from that so frequently. I wrapped it in bare copper...
Forum: T.R. McMunn 11-26-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By The real JP
Great work as usual. I especially like the upside...

Great work as usual. I especially like the upside down part:)
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 11-19-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By The real JP
I used to use a "SUPER DUST DEPUTY!!!" on one of...

I used to use a "SUPER DUST DEPUTY!!!" on one of those metal ace garbage cans then it hooked to a Jet 3hp dc I vented outside. No reason why you couldn't vent through a filter stack.

I actually...
Forum: CAMheads How 2 11-19-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By The real JP
I'm not a big fan of two sided tape. (mainly...

I'm not a big fan of two sided tape. (mainly because it won't come off)

I typically use painters tape and superglue. Try covering the whole back of the workpiece and glue it down like that.
That...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-19-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By The real JP
All I use are downcut and mortise compression...

All I use are downcut and mortise compression bits. I leave the chips to fall or pack where they may.
My dust collector is 1800cfm though and it cleans up my table pretty well while cutting.
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 11-19-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,484
Posted By The real JP
I built a large box around my stinger. Some...

I built a large box around my stinger. Some people may call it a shop, but it's basically a dust and noise collection unit.....
Forum: Stinger III 11-06-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,229
Posted By The real JP
Of course I had problems using a needle to grease...

Of course I had problems using a needle to grease those zerks so I bought this.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KMUXXD4/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,065
Posted By The real JP
I think you need Gary C for this one. Found...

I think you need Gary C for this one.

Found a video. aslo check vectric forums.

https://youtu.be/9q5M8dMgR44
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By The real JP
They ship them pretty much ready to run. You...

They ship them pretty much ready to run.
You could always check the pc for loose pcie cards or loose ram.

Check in the cnc control box for anything obvious.
Take a look at the cable routing and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By The real JP
The shrink wrap is a good idea. This time of year...

The shrink wrap is a good idea. This time of year a boat shop may still have their wrap stuff handy, doesn't hurt to ask.

You could either buy some stuff from them or have them do it for you.
Forum: New Forum Members 10-18-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,494
Posted By The real JP
If you are cutting sheet goods into boxes and it...

If you are cutting sheet goods into boxes and it takes a few tools to do it. Get the atc. Then vacuum is a must for sheet goods.

I bought the vacuum table but did not buy the atc...
Now I'm the...
Forum: New Forum Members 10-17-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,494
Posted By The real JP
It's hard to know what you will do with a machine...

It's hard to know what you will do with a machine if you don't really know what the machine can do right?

I build cabinets and furniture so I knew I wanted at least a 4x8. My shop is small So 4x8...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-17-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By The real JP
I park at the opposite of home as well. I just...

I park at the opposite of home as well. I just fast arrow down close to home and initialize. So poor boy for me.
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 10-15-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By The real JP
Is the thin part that's getting pocketed maybe...

Is the thin part that's getting pocketed maybe flexing up into the bit?

I might be picturing the wrong thing in my head?
Forum: Jim Becker 10-14-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By The real JP
I get that, we have different workflows. If I had...

I get that, we have different workflows. If I had a slider in my shop I probably wouldn't have even bought a cnc. I was at the point where I needed to change how I handled sheet goods.

Even now I...
Forum: Shop Talk 10-13-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By The real JP
Nice. I have one that looks alot like that, it...

Nice. I have one that looks alot like that, it came from my grandpa's shop.
Forum: Jim Becker 10-13-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By The real JP
I went the other route, the cnc basically made my...

I went the other route, the cnc basically made my cabinet saw obsolete so I shuffled it off to the side.

My miter station has a bunch of drawers and it incorporates my blum minipress, spindle...
Forum: New Forum Members 10-11-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By The real JP
Hello. If it's your first cnc there is lots to...

Hello.
If it's your first cnc there is lots to learn.
If it's your 2nd or third, there is still lots to learn:)

There are some really experienced and creative people one this forum and lots of...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-10-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By The real JP
I was told the machine would wiggle around if...

I was told the machine would wiggle around if left on casters. Plus it makes it kind of tall to reach all the way across it when cleaning.
I don't need to move mine around though.

If I did I...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 10-10-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By The real JP
Are all of the motors on the Hurricane actually...

Are all of the motors on the Hurricane actually running?

I cut with all 4 motors on my 4x8 table and it just barely holds small parts. It's not really enough vac for production work.
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