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    I have not tried it but have you checked...

    I have not tried it but have you checked peel-able paint. It dries so thin that if it has toxic stuff it might be small when lasered. I would check the msds too.
    Kim
  2. Hi, Did you get your laser fixed?. I am...

    Hi,
    Did you get your laser fixed?. I am curious what the issue was.
    Thanks
  3. Patrick, The scale picture intrigued me, I...

    Patrick,

    The scale picture intrigued me, I first thought it was a trick, but after reading your text I was quite impressed how well this turned out. I zoomed in and was trying to find out where...
  4. Thanks Glen, Since it is a grey scale image...

    Thanks Glen,
    Since it is a grey scale image Cermark or tape would not give good results. I am looking for UV printing services locally and not getting the right hit, I guess I have to go old...
  5. Bill, This part is ~13" and does not fit...

    Bill,
    This part is ~13" and does not fit inside my machine. which is a little less than 12X24, It is grey in color and I am guessing Co2 lasering will make it white which will have very less...
  6. Looking for ideas to transfer grey scale image on a ceramic disc

    Hi,
    I have a grey scale image that I would like to transfer to a thick heavy ceramic disc ~13" dia. This is a gift for a colleague and I am looking for someone who can do it in San Jose in the next...
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    I have been using vmware fusion and i love it. I...

    I have been using vmware fusion and i love it. I have multiple virtual machines and it has never failed me in the past 10 years.
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    The density of wood varies all over the place the...

    The density of wood varies all over the place the densest being the knots and grain lines. For the negative you will not get a flat bottom with laser raster. On the grain lines and knots you will...
  9. Here is a good place to see all the variety of...

    Here is a good place to see all the variety of tapes and its uses and specs

    https://www.uline.com/Grp_249/Adhesive-Transfer-Tapes

    Also these tapes have an shelf life.

    Kim
  10. I see them all the time for laser timing signals,...

    I see them all the time for laser timing signals, Could be output at time T=0 or trigger at T=0 or sync signal at t=0. Here is an image of pulse generator you can see 'To' on the screen....
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    "After explaining my usage in detail to the tech...

    "After explaining my usage in detail to the tech I was told the tube probably failed this time from not being used enough less than 1000 hours in 2 years"

    Can this be true? if yes what is the...
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    Kev, Thanks for the pictures and sharing,...

    Kev,
    Thanks for the pictures and sharing, nice to see the diverse type of things people do with their lasers. Now to laser inside the suitcase and under the leather handle.

    Kim
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    Hope you had the exhaust on max.

    Hope you had the exhaust on max.
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    A friend of mine got an Epilog, and had a lot of...

    A friend of mine got an Epilog, and had a lot of issues in getting a clean straight vector cuts, finally he was able to return the machine and he did not want a replacement so they had their lawyers...
  15. You can fill the hole in Corel and try to raster...

    You can fill the hole in Corel and try to raster it. Vectoring a hole so small usually gives a oval in my laser.
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    You can find some tips here, if this is something...

    You can find some tips here, if this is something you are talking about.
    http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Record/
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    Since the fuse only blows when trying to home it...

    Since the fuse only blows when trying to home it must be the motor or the driver. Does the X axis even move a little before blowing the fuse? Can you disconnect the motor and try to home? at least...
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    More common name for this pencil is "China marker"

    More common name for this pencil is "China marker"
  19. I have an epilog 45tt sold as a 45 watt machine...

    I have an epilog 45tt sold as a 45 watt machine but only has a 40 watt tube inside it. When I asked about it to Epilog they told me they measure the output and it should be 45Watts.

    Kim
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    I met Dan and saw the machines working today at...

    I met Dan and saw the machines working today at the maker faire and I would have given them $2500 without a blink of an eye if I did not already have a laser. The build quality was very impressive...
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    Very funny, now beam my clothes up Scotty!!!

    Very funny, now beam my clothes up Scotty!!!
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    One problem is you will be sucking out the hot...

    One problem is you will be sucking out the hot air from your shop, that will add up to high heater bills. If you are venting outside I would also recommend looking at ducted air inlet from the...
  23. Gene, if the line is angled it will not have a...

    Gene, if the line is angled it will not have a node. for the square you are having a problem with did you draw it with 4 lines or did you use a square. This could be a quick check to test, just draw...
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    The point many are missing when comparing the...

    The point many are missing when comparing the cost is, one should not compare the glass tube machines to solid state, someday when the Chinese make cheap solid state lasers then we can get into who...
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    Only positive experience. Any maker would love to...

    Only positive experience. Any maker would love to have access to a place like this. The classes are great, the members have great benefits. Kicking myself for not jumping in on the lifetime...
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