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  1. Good result yes. As good, not really. As fast...

    Good result yes. As good, not really. As fast and as good, absolutely not.

    We love our Boss laser (Chinese import), but even our older Epilog Legend can run circles around it when it comes to...
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    Hey Anthony! Welcome to SMC. I know the "Red...

    Hey Anthony! Welcome to SMC.

    I know the "Red and Black" is a name commonly used to describe certain machines, usually Chinese Lasers sold on Ebay. That said though, I think if you're going to...
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    Thanks guys. After all that he just wants front...

    Thanks guys. After all that he just wants front mounted bolts.

    I do appreciate the information though, and would love to hear any more tricks people have used as this is a growing part of our...
  4. Trevor, is laserCAD the default software they...

    Trevor, is laserCAD the default software they shipped with your Boss? I was under the impression they were still shipping those machines with RDWorks. I haven't had any problems going from...
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    Thanks Joe. The issue I'm having with this...

    Thanks Joe. The issue I'm having with this particular project is I'm mailing the sign for the customer to install. I was hoping for something where he didn't have to do anything to the actual sign....
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    Flush mount exterior sign (MDO)

    We're starting to get more and more request for outdoor signs. I've got the production process down, but I'm having issues finding the best way to mount signs flush to walls.

    How are signs like...
  7. Interesting. I didn't realize they routed support...

    Interesting. I didn't realize they routed support differently outside the US. I guess it makes sense though.

    I'd just try to get the email of someone who is especially competent in the support...
  8. Vic I'd just call up tech support. The best...

    Vic I'd just call up tech support. The best thing about Epilog is they have (generally) very competent technical support, free for the life of your machine. Might take a little back and forth to...
  9. I do not personally have experience with Full...

    I do not personally have experience with Full Spectrum, BUT I read a lot of laser reviews and forums posts and given the fact that there are plenty of negative interactions with that company that...
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    Also, I'm assuming you already know this, but the...

    Also, I'm assuming you already know this, but the CW3000 isn't a real chiller. It is more like a water re-circulation machine with sensors. It has no true refrigeration mechanism to actually cool...
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    The pump should always be circulating water (very...

    The pump should always be circulating water (very important). Can you tell if it is pumping? Usually if you gently squeeze the silicone tube going to the laser and release you can see it jump when...
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    If you need to ship it in one package at 300lbs,...

    If you need to ship it in one package at 300lbs, you're almost certainly going to need to go with a freight service of some kind. You probably have some local services, Fedex does freight in most...
  13. Sad to hear that. Lee always seemed to want to...

    Sad to hear that. Lee always seemed to want to help no matter how busy he was.
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    Source for a hinge arm

    I'm having problems tracking down a simple hinge arm and was hoping someone here had a source or possibly even just a better search term.

    I need something that is wall mountable, has an arm at...
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    Replacing the power supply did indeed fix the...

    Replacing the power supply did indeed fix the problem. Just wanted to add that here for posterity's sake.

    Thx again Kev.
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    Think we probably need some more details to help...

    Think we probably need some more details to help you any further. Ex:

    What machine are you using? What software? Do you have the business card in a specific file format already? Or are you...
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    Interesting. In my research it seemed the...

    Interesting. In my research it seemed the automotive antifreeze commonly resulted in the algae buildup (and is also corrosive). The RV antifreeze is supposed to be the solution to that problem...
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    Here's one more link confirming RV antifreeze as...

    Here's one more link confirming RV antifreeze as well: https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?194819-Water-Chiller-Question

    I wish I could find some of the conversation regarding the reasons...
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    There is always some debate, but to be clear yes...

    There is always some debate, but to be clear yes my suggestion was in the range of 25%-50% RV antifreeze so 75-50% distilled water. Now obviously, the protection of the antifreeze does begin to drop...
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    There was power at the connector, and still no...

    There was power at the connector, and still no lights or action from the power supply, so we're replacing it. I am a bit confused as to why the fan on the power supply still runs, but I guess...
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    Interesting information Kev. I, of course, am...

    Interesting information Kev. I, of course, am only going off the recommendations I've read here and on some other forums, but the general consensus (dozens of posts at least) seems to be that you...
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    I haven't personally had to use it given our...

    I haven't personally had to use it given our climate, but I believe the consensus is to use RV Antifreeze. And to use about a 25-35% ratio.
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    Thanks Kev! I didn't test at the power supply,...

    Thanks Kev! I didn't test at the power supply, but the machine does have a meter built in; and it reads 0 when I try to pulse. Was hoping there was something else simple I was missing.

    I'll try...
  24. I've used Evergreen twice. Overall it has worked...

    I've used Evergreen twice. Overall it has worked out well for me both times!

    I will warn you that they are essentially a mom and pop operation, and there are times of the year they get busy. It...
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    Laser not firing

    My Boss 60W ran fine all evening (cutting and engraving) then on our last engraving stopped firing. Checked all the basics like the water flow, door interlocks, etc.

    Inside the panel all the...
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