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    Are you using a post processor that is rotary...

    Are you using a post processor that is rotary wrapped enabled?
  2. Ive used VCPro for 13 years and havent found a...

    Ive used VCPro for 13 years and havent found a need, in fact the opposite may be true as there is a much higher level of positioning precision with a mouse or trackball (my favorite)

    A number of...
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    Greg... Not a fan of F360 (Vectric fanboy). ...

    Greg...
    Not a fan of F360 (Vectric fanboy). That said both Laguna and AXIOM use the Richauto controller, both distribute F360 with their product according to their websites, so I am sure there are...
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    I cant find the thread, but a wise man (Keith...

    I cant find the thread, but a wise man (Keith Outten) once said: (paraphrasing here) "Don't buy the machine you can afford, find the one that fits your needs and save til you can afford that one"
    ...
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    Greg... The RichAuto systems have all the basic...

    Greg...
    The RichAuto systems have all the basic features. The PC controllers will have, depending on the brand, numerous other features, the least of which is a full screen display of system...
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    Greg... I cant even guess what your talent...

    Greg...
    I cant even guess what your talent skillset level is, but I do a RichAuto to Acorn conversion for $1200. Since this conversion includes a Lenovo CNC-PC, Acorn system & pro license, you can...
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    Greg... I would suggest that if you decide to go...

    Greg...
    I would suggest that if you decide to go the Chinese route that you purchase from a US reseller rather than direct. Of course they have a bit higher price, but it beats payment in full a...
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    Jerry is right on the money here. Many...

    Jerry is right on the money here. Many non-commercial users believe in the kind of numbers that he states. Truth is, even if listed for those kinds of percentages, used machines without a warrantee...
  9. David... Paired axis "autosquare homing" is...

    David...
    Paired axis "autosquare homing" is baked into the cake. You can set it up using Acorn's configuration Wizard and it will write the homing macro for you. You will still have the ability to...
  10. David... You have just asked a question that I...

    David...
    You have just asked a question that I can answer. Yes it will. But due to the large numbers of Mach fanboys on the internet, I would suggest that you not take my word for it, that you ask...
  11. Ian... Yes, it is more money. That said, it...

    Ian...
    Yes, it is more money. That said, it does include (and replace) 4 servo drive (amps) making it less expensive if the legacy drives are shot or unrepairable. The real answer for you is to...
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    Prosthetic Shape Carver Machine

    I've just had the pleasure to do a control retrofit on a Carve Shape prosthetic rotary carver. It uses a continuous rotary carving method to carve a scanned model of a device recipients limb. These...
  13. Ian... You would get the best answer by posting...

    Ian...
    You would get the best answer by posting on the Centroid forum, but for the most part the difference between them lies in the control features. Acorn is step and direction only with no...
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    I would have to say to: "Buy the best that you...

    I would have to say to: "Buy the best that you can afford". In todays market you are getting what you pay for. Horsepower, bearing quality, built in features, and of course, warranty, run pretty...
  15. I would look at the Centroid Oak or most likely...

    I would look at the Centroid Oak or most likely the AllIn1DC to be the most compatible with your existing system.
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    I might be a bit hesitant regarding the control...

    I might be a bit hesitant regarding the control electronics. They are open mounted on a wooden panel, I would suggest that an enclosed box with a metal backplane, for function, cooling and safety. ...
  17. Now that ShopBot has completed their open house...

    Now that ShopBot has completed their open house and are fully admitting that the general release of the highly acclaimed "FabMo Controller" is no where in sight, I thought I would put a bump on this...
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    Bobby... Here is a video that shows one that I...

    Bobby...
    Here is a video that shows one that I designed for my "Ultimate" ATC machines. Most likely wouldn't work in your situation as the spindle and toolholders will be different, but it will...
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    Bobby... I use an Ingersoll Rand 5hp 60gal, that...

    Bobby...
    I use an Ingersoll Rand 5hp 60gal, that does just fine
  20. Dennis... ABSOLUTELY!!!! (think gateway drug ...

    Dennis...

    ABSOLUTELY!!!! (think gateway drug :D)
  21. Another test to see how far the cut feeds could...

    Another test to see how far the cut feeds could be pushed. With a level spoilboard and good material 450-500 ipm are attainable.


    Enjoy: https://youtu.be/hSTUl5yy2AE
  22. Thanks Jim. Yes I've known Sean since I visited...

    Thanks Jim. Yes I've known Sean since I visited his shop back in '12. Im working on a slightly modified BradyVac module to slide in the T tracks for cutting veneer.
  23. Guys... Many of us use a drag knife on occasion,...

    Guys...
    Many of us use a drag knife on occasion, but few know about one of the built in features of the WinCNC Controller, Tangential Knife Control.

    Here is a 5 minute video showing my first cuts...
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    The Lathes Keep Coming

    This one is retrofitted for a chair/table maker. Grizzly G0733 frame, Centroid Acorn Control, Teknic ClearPath servos. Quick change tool post

    https://youtu.be/kQrDJUoRxNA
  25. This could be the last frame shipment for the...

    This could be the last frame shipment for the year. Custom order your "Ultimate Woodworking Machine"!

    GCnC411@gmail.com for more info


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