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Old 09-17-2018, 09:37 AM
popswarner2000 popswarner2000 is offline
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Hello,

I'm having a similar difficulty and tried to follow Gary's link: http://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=3973 but am receiving a invalid thread error. I'm trying to determine which post processor is correct for my machine. Stinger 1 Milwaukee router, FTC, Recoil lathe.

Thanks in advance.

Tom
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Old 09-17-2018, 11:41 AM
The real JP The real JP is offline
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Use Camaster single tool Inch (*.tap) on everything except the lathe.

Camaster recoil X to A single tool Inch (*.tap) USE THIS ONLY if you are using the lathe.
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Old 09-17-2018, 12:17 PM
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I agree with JP if your FTC is still disabled. Once you have Camaster enable it, you'll do the sam "inch" thing, but use the tool change version of the post processor.
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Old 09-17-2018, 01:16 PM
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I really appreciate your help!
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Old 09-17-2018, 02:27 PM
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The ftc is disabled from the factory.
It gives you a chance to get used to everything before you add another layer of things to know to the heap you already have.

Call and schedule enabling it with tech support when you get comfortable with the machine.

Until then work from the material top and used the touchpad to measure tools.

The ftc works from the machine bed. Most carving projects work from the material top.

Vectric has tons of great tutorial vids on youtube
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