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  1. David, What you're asking is awfully broad in...

    David,
    What you're asking is awfully broad in scope. What is the criteria? Professional controller solution or DIY/Hobby/low budget minded? Is the CNC another power tool for work or is it part of a...
  2. Have a look at Centroid Acorn. It's a really good...

    Have a look at Centroid Acorn. It's a really good controller at a great price. It can drive steppers and servos, uses ethernet for COM between the PC and on-board Beaglebone CPU. It is a fully...
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    Hi David, I'm not sure how much I can tell you...

    Hi David,
    I'm not sure how much I can tell you that isn't obvious in terms of technique, but I transported one of my non-contact optical scanners to the site along with an enclosure so we weren't...
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    Project Update

    For those interested, 3D scan data can be used on both CNC routers/milling machines AND 3D Printing. Attached is a pic of the USS NJ Bell 3D printed full scale using my scan data. Now off to the...
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    What pump are you running (brand/model) ? The...

    What pump are you running (brand/model) ?

    The vacuum gauge will tell you many things...like how much vacuum you have when all zones are open and nothing is on top of the bleeder/spoilboard...how...
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    You're not asking the right questions. Nobody...

    You're not asking the right questions. Nobody carries 'the glued up' anything.

    Make some calls...You could have already found a source...
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    Look harder...

    Look harder...
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    I got what Jim meant by employee without the need...

    I got what Jim meant by employee without the need to qualify it with quotes. A CNC gives you the ability to multiply yourself. This is how you make a profit, which to the 'employee your whole life'...
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    Move beyond the box stores...seek out a...

    Move beyond the box stores...seek out a professional supplier that can give you exactly what you need. My supplier does glueups and mills it to spec making it hassle free and CNC ready. The material...
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    Any millwork shop or professional lumber supplier...

    Any millwork shop or professional lumber supplier worth their salt will have the means to give you exactly what you want. Search your area... I don't think it'll be that difficult in your neck of the...
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    Looks like some kind of cutting machine. The two...

    Looks like some kind of cutting machine. The two pneumatic/hydraulic actuators on either side look like they could hold a long piece of material - like steel tubing (doesn't look like it's setup for...
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    How many compressors do you want to buy in your...

    How many compressors do you want to buy in your lifetime?

    After going through a number of sub-$1k compressors (probably totaling around $1800 for all), I just bit the bullet and bought an...
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    Nice beaver! :D Do you factor in how much it...

    Nice beaver! :D

    Do you factor in how much it costs in time for finishing?

    Would you make enough money when you sell these to make a decent living?

    Those would be questions I'd ask myself...
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    I am pretty sure I scanned the original and set...

    I am pretty sure I scanned the original and set up the toolpaths on that body if it's the one I am thinking about...Came out great!

    Regarding CNC capability for instruments... there's some work...
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    Gas cans. I spilled more fuel in the past...

    Gas cans.

    I spilled more fuel in the past year than the rest of my entire life. I'm going back to old school 5 gallon non-Jerry metal ones.

    Few things more than cleaning up spilled diesel in...
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    If they sell them separately...call...

    If they sell them separately...call Jorgensen/Pony to find out. They are very helpful. Irwin also has good customer service. I'm not sure you actually saved anything buying the ones you did... since...
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    When an oil filter plugs up, oil bypasses the...

    When an oil filter plugs up, oil bypasses the filter media and dirty oil gets delivered to the oil galleries...this is the main reason 'gearheads' and racers don't like the smaller filter area of...
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    Do a Google search regarding how much Fram...

    Do a Google search regarding how much Fram filters and others stack up against each other.

    Want to know what a good oil filter is? Ask a racer. When it means the difference between a few extra...
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    Fram hasn't made a good filter since the...

    Fram hasn't made a good filter since the 80s...however their top model isn't too bad from what I hear... however I won't use them or anything k&n.

    Walmart sells the Mobil filters that are good....
  20. Word...the problem here is that the weekenders...

    Word...the problem here is that the weekenders will do it for $20, do a slipshod job and customer opinion will be that $100 professional level work is a rip-off especially if the quality is as bad as...
  21. Concentrated energy beam + combustible material +...

    Concentrated energy beam + combustible material + homeowner leaving it unattended...What could possibly go wrong?

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    Gary, Job well done! You've single-handedly...

    Gary,
    Job well done!

    You've single-handedly figured out what the entire history of wood turners couldn't figure out...Bravo!
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    You'll be fine with that set up. You can get a...

    You'll be fine with that set up. You can get a lot done with 1 min on 3 min off for compressor to catch up.

    As I mentioned, the 40 gal compressor I had in the larger cabinet was fine as long as I...
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    Sandblasters use a LOT of CFM at pressure to do...

    Sandblasters use a LOT of CFM at pressure to do any meaningful work. The pros that do car chassis and other large things typically run a Sullair 185 or 375 (that's CFM...and they're powered by a 50...
  25. Malcolm told me he found a solution via PM. Looks...

    Malcolm told me he found a solution via PM. Looks like it's all gonna work out.
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