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  1. Thread: Confused

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    I can identify with that Kev, this wasn't the...

    I can identify with that Kev, this wasn't the first time in my life this type of stuff happened and I have been asked by friends to look at stuff for them. After this I will about once a year pull...
  2. Thread: Confused

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    Finally the mystery is solved. I had a friend of...

    Finally the mystery is solved. I had a friend of mine come take a look at it just to put another set of eyes on the situation and to see what I wasn't, and we found a couple of loose connections...
  3. Thread: Confused

    by Terry Wade
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    Confused

    Last week I had an issue with my Nice Cut 100 watt laser, the emergency stop switch failed. I ordered a new switch and installed it expecting the laser to come back to life but it didn't. I have...
  4. Thread: Laser issue

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    The machine is the Nice cut, the machine just...

    The machine is the Nice cut, the machine just went totally dead, I reset the emergency switch and the machine came back to life for about 20 minutes then shut down totally again and would not reset...
  5. Thread: Laser issue

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    Laser issue

    I was just starting a job this afternoon when the laser just shut down. I traced the problem to the emergency stop switch, that sucker was hotter than 400 hundred hells and wouldn't make contact for...
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    engraving issue

    Last night I was engraving a job for a client and the laser was engraving the string of text one letter at a time instead of the whole string at a time. I using RDworks and I haven't had this issue...
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    Engrave a carbon fiber wallet

    I have a friend asking me if I can engrave his initials on his new carbon fiber wallet. I tried engraving a carbon fiber item a couple of years ago with the CO2 laser without any kind of success. ...
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    Struggle with Rotary to fiber

    I have a customer that wants me to engrave some pewter cups for him and I bought the rotary attachment with the laser when I bought it. I am really struggling with getting the rotary to operate, I...
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    I want to thank you guy's for the suggestions,...

    I want to thank you guy's for the suggestions, the lady called and had something come up so we have to reschedule. But when I tried the settings on the bronze test sheet I was able to get what I was...
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    Engraving Bronze Urn

    Hey guy's I have a customer that wants me to engrave the death date on a bronze urn. I stopped by Hobby Lobby and found a small bronze sheet to test on and I'm not getting the results I was...
  11. Thread: Curious!

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    Curious!

    Why can I all of sudden not see any of the images contained in post even though I am logged in? I am getting a message telling me that I do have permission for that page.

    Thanks
    Terry Wade
  12. Thread: JPEG Issues

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    I hit the invert button and that helped but I...

    I hit the invert button and that helped but I still have no text or rack. I tried converting to a vector and still no success. I brought the jpeg into Corel draw and did a save as and ai file...
  13. Thread: JPEG Issues

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    JPEG Issues

    I just recently got a 50 BEC 50 watt fiber laser and I am in middle of getting the EZCad figured out. I have a jpeg file that doesn't import into the EZCad very well but will import into my other...
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    Corel Draw with LightBurn

    Hey guy's I downloaded LightBurn and loaded it, it runs fine. But can I interface it with Corel Draw and use my Corel Draw for my design and go to LightBurn for the laser? If it will tie in how do I...
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    Another thought about LightBurn does it play well...

    Another thought about LightBurn does it play well with Corel Draw and can it be used as a replacement for the EZ Cad that comes with the fiber laser? I am looking into the fiber laser in the very...
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    I'm interested in LightBurn and want to know how...

    I'm interested in LightBurn and want to know how things work if I want to import a RDW file, I have quite a number of client files that constantly use over and over, I assume I would just need to...
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    When I'm engraving wood I notice that I almost...

    When I'm engraving wood I notice that I almost always have a residue which I believe is caused by the moisture present in the wood itself and there's nothing I can do about that. What I do is keep a...
  18. Thread: Fiber laser

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    Fiber laser

    I've been looking into the fiber laser arena and I see lasers that have a cabinet and some that they call portable, I am trying to figure out the pro's and con's of the 2 and if I were to decide to...
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    Engraving granite & marble

    In the past few days I have had a few inquiries about engraving some granite and or marble plaques and they have wanted it to come out like what you see on the typical grave marker which is by...
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    Both of the existing stepper motors are 3 wire as...

    Both of the existing stepper motors are 3 wire as is the new rotary attachment stepper motor. The folks I got the new rotary from ask me if my existing stepper motors were 3 or 4 wire and told me...
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    Hooking Up Rotary

    My Nice Cut laser that I got back in the summer did not come with a rotary. I have purchased a new rotary to hook up that has 3 conductors like the x - y stepper motors on the machine. On the laser...
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    Corel Draw or RDworks

    Just updated one of my laptops that I am using on one of my lasers and want to know if I should load Corel Draw before RDworks or does it make any difference which one I load first. Have not had any...
  23. Thread: Glock slide

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    Guys I appreciate the responses and when a...

    Guys I appreciate the responses and when a decision is made we will take the required action. I told him that I can engrave the the slide with my laser but it would only cut through the finish and...
  24. Thread: Glock slide

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    Glock slide

    I have a customer that has requested to have a Glock 19 slide engraved for a retiring Army Officer. The problem is that I only have a CO2 laser and I'm pretty sure that is a fiber laser operation. ...
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    I just recently got some of the 6060 and so far I...

    I just recently got some of the 6060 and so far I pleased with the results. I cut it with DNA at a 2:1 for the first try and it spread good with the foam brush and dried pretty quick. I have not...
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