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  1. Couldn't agree more Rich - an experienced voice...

    Couldn't agree more Rich - an experienced voice of sanity!!
  2. I have PhotoGrav and have used it for a long time...

    I have PhotoGrav and have used it for a long time with mostly very successful results - but I'd advise you to have a play with Lightburn- a free trial is available
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  3. Adam - I'm not positive but depending on your...

    Adam - I'm not positive but depending on your controller model - Ruida? Leetro? Etc. - you might be able to use Lightburn - it's brilliant now and improving every day - there is a free trial at...
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    There is simply no comparison - Lightburn is a...

    There is simply no comparison - Lightburn is a rapidly evolving program that is already 5 times more functional and user friendly than RDW - try it for free for a month -...
  5. [QUOTE=daniel coyle;2858168]I have a 9060 100Watt...

    [QUOTE=daniel coyle;2858168]I have a 9060 100Watt Laser from Laserworld circa 2013ish. It was a nightmare, I bought another laser, and, after a couple years, I am trying to get this one up and...
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    If you look further into them both you'll love...

    If you look further into them both you'll love Lightburn for it's many advantages and superb support and backup services - every iteration of LB improves it even more; after 6 years of enduring...
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    Remember if it is flat clear glass you can just...

    Remember if it is flat clear glass you can just reverse engrave it on the bottom thus leaving the front smooth and still usable as well as avoiding any focus problems. Just FWIW.
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    Lightburn works with the controller of the laser...

    Lightburn works with the controller of the laser not the name of the manufacturer - The most common controller type coming out of China now is the Ruida brand - often the 6442 model. I had a quick...
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    Hi Bill I would suggest you try Lightburn -...

    Hi Bill
    I would suggest you try Lightburn - https://lightburnsoftware.com/pages/trial-version-try-before-you-buy - it's available as a free trial for a month and only costs $80 after that -it's...
  10. Maybe cut wood dowels (perhaps 10-12 mm)to...

    Maybe cut wood dowels (perhaps 10-12 mm)to varying lengths in sets of 4 and glue them to the plaques set in sufficiently from the plaque edge to be invisible - then glue them to the backing sheet in...
  11. [QUOTE=Roger Lueck;2805479]RDWorks was upgraded...

    [QUOTE=Roger Lueck;2805479]RDWorks was upgraded from RDWorks v8 8.01.17 to RDWorks v8 8.01.28. When the RDWorks "button" at the top of the CorelDraw X7 screen was used to send a file to RDWorks an...
  12. No Keith you don't paint fill them - you use the...

    No Keith you don't paint fill them - you use the Aussie technique and sandpaper them!:rolleyes:
  13. Couldn't agree more Kev- I got both about 5 years...

    Couldn't agree more Kev- I got both about 5 years ago and while I don't do a lot of stuff requiring a rotary, I use the chuck one about 2 or 3 times a month - the roller was used twice- once to see...
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    Just an FYI note to those using Chinese machines...

    Just an FYI note to those using Chinese machines and RD Works - RDW also has a very similar - if not identical,- feature called "Bridge" which is under the "Handle" tab - it allows you to choose the...
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    [QUOTE=Brian Book;2689629]Good Morning ... I have...

    [QUOTE=Brian Book;2689629]Good Morning ... I have a few more questions regarding setup .... my nozzle is slightly out of whack front to back and was oneringif I can correct it fro the Gantry...
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    It actually only takes about 6 litres,= +/- 1.5...

    It actually only takes about 6 litres,= +/- 1.5 gallons. I use rainwater from my roof with a touch of antifreeze to prevent algal growth and give a pretty green colourto the coolant. Some good info...
  17. I originally had the feet down but found that in...

    I originally had the feet down but found that in order to use the pass through facility I had to move the machine away from the wall behind it and then back again when the job was finished - now use...
  18. That site also has a link to a series of videos...

    That site also has a link to a series of videos that give a really good look at how to use RD Works-including some quite advanced techniques for using it....
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    Hi Bill Yes the CO2 laser will engrave on shells...

    Hi Bill
    Yes the CO2 laser will engrave on shells - I do a lot of it on the local pearl oyster shells - but I can't begin to cut them through even with multiple passes on a 100 watt machine. These...
  20. Mike you can run multiple versions of RDworks on...

    Mike you can run multiple versions of RDworks on your computer separately - I use version 6 mostly on my small laser and V8 on my larger one- both running on same computer, sometimes at the same...
  21. Quote-So, is there a way to upgrade the files...

    Quote-So, is there a way to upgrade the files from LW6 to RD8 so they can be used or should I just deltree the source files and start over? Anyone have links to version differences/improvements?
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    What software is the machine using? No one can...

    What software is the machine using? No one can help without knowing that.
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    The tube is a stock tube, so like others have...

    The tube is a stock tube, so like others have said it's a fake 50W. And so far the only thing you could call a chiller is a water pump that sits in a bucket. So that'll have to change as...
  24. Sounds similar to a problem I had a while back -...

    Sounds similar to a problem I had a while back - Had to replace the stepper motor controllers on one occasion both had red lights- and shortly after doing that and getting working OK, had the low...
  25. Mike - I had a similar problem and had to replace...

    Mike - I had a similar problem and had to replace the X axis controller as it was showing a red light no matter how I messed with it - According to my Chinese guy - a red light generally indicates a...
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