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  1. I agree with Bert that there shouldn't be a need...

    I agree with Bert that there shouldn't be a need to put down the release paper if you put on a finish first. Most likely that would be a waste of your time.

    Besides less effort, I think a wood...
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    I think Kev is suggesting a good simple place to...

    I think Kev is suggesting a good simple place to start. Good laser controllers have settings that tell it how to deal with corners and thus it will vary the power/speed so it doesn't overburn in the...
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    Even though Rob, Kev and I have pointed out...

    Even though Rob, Kev and I have pointed out possible pitfalls, that doesn't mean you can't have a good experience with ebay purchases. You just have to go in with your eyes wide open, be smart about...
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    Great points, Rob. I would also add that many...

    Great points, Rob. I would also add that many sellers will offer a small discount to try to get you to complete the transaction outside of an Ebay auction to save them money on fees AND for them not...
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    Quality cuts of .25" acrylic with a 60 watt laser...

    Quality cuts of .25" acrylic with a 60 watt laser are going to be slooow though. Since he said he will be using this for jobs, he needs to be aware of that since time is money with jobs. For most...
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    Don't invest in a "sub $500" machine with the...

    Don't invest in a "sub $500" machine with the plans to cut .25". If I had to cut .25" all the time, I would want to upgrade from my 80w machine.
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    I have never seen any information that says your...

    I have never seen any information that says your slower strategy will increase the life. In fact, it might be worse/less efficient since your tube will be on/firing longer for a given design.
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  8. FWIW, the reply from S&A Teyu: "Please note...

    FWIW, the reply from S&A Teyu:

    "Please note that our chiller don't have anything like the color,and the coil inside the water tank is made of stainess steel,please check whether is caused by the...
  9. Thanks for the replies. From what I have been...

    Thanks for the replies.

    From what I have been able to find in the overclocker (water cooled PC CPUs) and aquarium forums, some tubing does this as it ages. Speculation revolves around leeching of...
  10. Unfortunately, I do not have any of those. I...

    Unfortunately, I do not have any of those.

    I have had this running for about two years so it is kind of strange for this stuff to start showing up now. I have email S&A / Teyu customer support...
  11. Green Inside CW5000 Chiller Silcon Tubes - Help Please

    I recently looked at my semi-transparent silicon tubing that runs from my S&A CW5000 chiller to my glass tube CO2 laser. To my surprise, both the inlet and outlet tubes had a rather brilliant...
  12. I use something similar for acrylic, WeldOn 16,...

    I use something similar for acrylic, WeldOn 16, but it is almost impossible to get perfectly clear adhesion with see-through acrylic. Doesn't 3M make an adhesive in sheet/roll form that works well...
  13. Thread: Glow Forge

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    >> the commercial before the video will be a...

    >> the commercial before the video will be a Glowforge ad...<<

    Kev, why aren't you using an ad blocker yet?! "Ublock Origin" (not the plain Ublock because it now actually controlled by an...
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    Buying a real S&A is often worth it. They have...

    Buying a real S&A is often worth it. They have tech support that will actually honor the warranty and who will answer queries for assistance. If you want to search, I have posted a thread elsewhere...
  15. You may want to look into LightBurn software. It...

    You may want to look into LightBurn software. It is getting pretty mature now and works with a number of laser controllers. Every user is different, but many users are finding they have less need...
  16. Changing the water to new distilled water would...

    Changing the water to new distilled water would be my first step in order to remove any contaminates that were promoting arcing. Even if the current distilled water is new, I would still change it...
  17. You might try posting to the RDWorks Lab forum...

    You might try posting to the RDWorks Lab forum where there are more RDWorks users and thus maybe a better chance of finding someone who has experience with this error.
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    Search here for tips on cleaning up stainless...

    Search here for tips on cleaning up stainless steel tumblers. I am guessing the same methods will clean up your engraving.
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    Save your Corel work as a .dxf, .svg, .ai or one...

    Save your Corel work as a .dxf, .svg, .ai or one of the other compatible formats. Import the file into Lightburn.
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    >>Trying to register a pirated copy of software...

    >>Trying to register a pirated copy of software should be stopped in its tracks at the moment of registration, not several years later.

    Agreed. With that said, my guess is that Corel has...
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    For #2 - If you are using a Ruida controller, the...

    For #2 - If you are using a Ruida controller, the RDWorks software has an "LGP" function/option set that will allow you to vary the depth of the engraving as laser moves farther up/away from the base.
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    As I wrote, people who I know who regretted...

    As I wrote, people who I know who regretted buying the LO controllers. Glad you are happy with your unit. Different people have different experiences/expectations.
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    Yep. The counterfeit copies off of Ebay and...

    Yep. The counterfeit copies off of Ebay and Amazon are hard to tell from the legit ones. Very accurately copied packaging and printed materials. I am surprised that Amazon doesn't crack down on...
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    I don't know about that specific LO controller...

    I don't know about that specific LO controller but I know people who regretted buying LO controllers because they were just rebadged controllers which had proprietary firmware/software. Those were...
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    Oz has a fiber and has indicated he hopes to...

    Oz has a fiber and has indicated he hopes to support fiber in the future. He has to get LB fully functional and out of beta for CO2 lasers first though so I wouldn't count on fiber support in the...
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