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    I'm interested.

    I'm interested.
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    A bit of an update. I was a bit hesitant to...

    A bit of an update. I was a bit hesitant to change the cards without knowing for sure the pins were the same because releasing that magic smoke tends to cause problems. However, I went ahead made...
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    Chinese Fiber Laser Controller Card

    About 18 months ago I purchased a 30W fiber laser from a Chinese supplier (Liaocheng Foster Laser). The laser works great and I have had no issues so far. However, it appears that it will only work...
  4. Thanks Keith and Brian. I wasn't able to find...

    Thanks Keith and Brian. I wasn't able to find vectors of the types of scrollwork that I was looking for to engrave the Winchester, but I did find some jpeg files. I tried cleaning them up and...
  5. Thanks Tim. I have several blocks of steel and...

    Thanks Tim. I have several blocks of steel and will do a lot of practice on those before attempting anything on the Winchester...if I can find some good engraving files to use.

    Tony....thanks for...
  6. Where to obtain scroll work for firearms engraving?

    I have a 30W Chinese fiber laser and a 100W Thunderlaser for hobby use and have recently thought about trying my hand at engraving a Winchester model 94 that is in need of refinishing. I would like...
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    Nozzle for 25.4mm (1") lens

    Does anyone know where I can get an air assist nozzle for a 20mm diameter 25.4mm (1") focal length lens?
    I purchased a couple of 25.4mm lenses to experiment with higher detail engraving of...
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    My Chinese 30W fiber laser came with a 32 bit...

    My Chinese 30W fiber laser came with a 32 bit driver and wouldn't work on my 64 bit installation of Windows 10. I installed a 32 bit version of Windows 10 on the PC and boot from the 32 bit version...
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    Something you could check if you want to leave...

    Something you could check if you want to leave the F2 key on the keyboard...my version of EZcad (2.9.4) has an option that opens a dialog box to confirm that you want to start marking. Under...
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    Thanks Kev! I set it to Y axis and unchecked...

    Thanks Kev! I set it to Y axis and unchecked invert (was backwards when invert was checked). The split setting was indeed the reason it wasn't moving when engraving. When I changed it from the...
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    Rotary settings in EZcad

    I received my 30W fiber laser from China last week and have spent the past few days engraving text, vector files, and photographs (on stainless steel). However, I haven't been able to get the rotary...
  12. Thanks John and Rich. I was hoping I could go to...

    Thanks John and Rich. I was hoping I could go to a lower watt tube withough changing the power supply. It's probably best to just stay at 100W.

    Now all I have to do is make a vendor decision and...
  13. Does anyone know?

    Does anyone know?
  14. Lower power tube require PS replacement?

    If I purchase one of the Chinese lasers (G.Weike, Redsail, or Shenhui) with a Reci S4 100W tube, could I change it later to a lower wattage tube (80W or 60W) without replacing the power supply? I...
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    No competition here! I don't have a buisness, so...

    No competition here! I don't have a buisness, so this will just be for hobby use. I appreciate everyone's input. I don't think that I'll be going the EBay route. Instead, I'm giving serious...
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    Thanks Keith. I haven't committed yet. I did do...

    Thanks Keith. I haven't committed yet. I did do a search as you suggested and there appears to be some good comments, but more that aren't so good. Seems that several issues were with the cheap...
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    Has anyone purchased one of the Chinese lasers...

    Has anyone purchased one of the Chinese lasers from the company on EBay that has the warehouse in California? If so, how did things go and how do you like the laser?

    I was thinking about one of...
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