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    Today, 9:49 PM
    bobby milam replied to a thread CNC table ? in CNC Machines
    Ok thx. I kind of thought that would be sufficient but I just wanted to make sure that I did it right the first time.
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    Today, 6:22 PM
    bobby milam started a thread CNC table ? in CNC Machines
    I have everything working properly on the CNC and now I have to get a spoilboard on it. Right now the table it came with is aluminum T-slots that...
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    Today, 4:50 PM
    Thanks a lot. I really appreciate all the feedback and recommendations.
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    Today, 2:04 PM
    Thanks for the link and tips. I was thinking of doing it in 3/4 MDF. I was concerned about hanging it on the wall. I planned on using a French...
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    Yesterday, 10:51 PM
    Thanks for the replies. That is what I figured, a few hours. 30 just seemed like way too long for something that isn't a 3D cut. My wife is...
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    Yesterday, 6:08 PM
    I have a program from Paul Rowntree for a standing wave texture for a panel. I am interested in making one in 4X8 MDF to hang on the wall. I was...
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    02-03-2019, 1:40 PM
    Great thanks for the link
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    02-03-2019, 1:25 AM
    Yeah, I have 2 pumps and they seem to operate a little differently. They both pump oil, I have them leaking all over to prove it. I'm looking for a...
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    02-01-2019, 9:56 PM
    bobby milam replied to a thread CNC Workbench Top in CNC Machines
    I'd just pay the $100 and be done but if you want to look for it cheaper, try the shopbot or camaster forum or even your local high school. It...
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    01-31-2019, 4:15 PM
    Here is a picture of an actual part on my machine. So the screws on the right side aren't adjusted to control the oil flow and are just shut...
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    01-31-2019, 1:07 PM
    I asked about oil when I got the machine and the general consensus that I received was to use sewing machine oil.
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    01-30-2019, 11:41 PM
    Yes, me too. thanks for everything
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    01-30-2019, 8:24 PM
    Ok, now that after 3 months I have got everything switched over to Acorn and everything seems to be working correctly, I am looking at a little fine...
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    01-30-2019, 7:28 PM
    I just figured it out. There are 3 jumper pins on the VFD. I had the jumper on the wrong 2 pins. Changed it and now Acorn controls on/off and...
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    01-30-2019, 7:05 PM
    I went to the automation website and checked all the listed settings for parameters against my settings and they were all the same. What I have...
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    01-30-2019, 4:54 PM
    It came set at 4 pole. I can not find any kind of manual for my spindle. I read somewhere that most CNC spindles are 2 pole so I configured it that...
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    01-30-2019, 5:15 AM
    I will check it in the morning. I know that I did set it up as 1 but I may have changed it back when I needed to control from the VFD at one point....
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    01-29-2019, 10:22 PM
    I gave up on the VFD because it lacked good manual, etc. and decided to just replace it. I put in a Huanyang VFD and spindle sped right up to...
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    01-25-2019, 9:22 PM
    Thx Gary. Not concerned with the minimum just trying to get it up atleast close to running full range. It has really been slow going. I still...
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    01-25-2019, 8:38 PM
    It took a long time but tech support finally got back with me and gave me a code that got me in. I set up the basic parameters, 3kw, 24,000 rpm,...
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    01-24-2019, 1:27 AM
    bobby milam replied to a thread Shapeoko 3 XXL in CNC Machines
    Since you are just looking for a cheaper machine to test, have you considered any of the Chinese machines? You can get them pretty cheap with a...
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    01-22-2019, 11:43 AM
    bobby milam replied to a thread Shapeoko 3 XXL in CNC Machines
    I'm not sure about what's included in the original vs the sellers price but generally speaking, when you are looking at machines at the lower end of...
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