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    I just cut some 3/8" clear plex with my 80w...

    I just cut some 3/8" clear plex with my 80w Triumph, wasn't particularly fast but I was surprised at how straight the cut was- when cutting wood or opaque white plex, the kerf runs on a slight...
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    Have no answers, only personal observations ......

    Have no answers, only personal observations ... such as: The newer Windows gets, the slower it gets. I got my first Windows 10 computer just recently, an HP laptop, okay to look at, a few years old...
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    The header panels on this trade show kiosk are...

    The header panels on this trade show kiosk are 1/2" plywood with a 1/32" thick brushed aluminum cap cemented on with contact adhesive, framed with 1x3's Each section is 4" x 21" x 96". The letters...
  4. Is your 'show contour' option ON or OFF? Is the...

    Is your 'show contour' option ON or OFF?
    Is the color you're trying to redlight ON or OFF?

    If 'show contour' is ON, the color you're redlighting must also be ON-

    Why you had square not...
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    One of your issues may be the 50 watts you're...

    One of your issues may be the 50 watts you're pushing- I know there is a scientific reason, and a calculation for, the lowest frequency a fiber laser is capable of, but I'm not smart enough to know...
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    When you need a paper cut- You need a paper...

    When you need a paper cut-
    You need a paper knife-
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    Only $59.99 for a set of 3
  7. The issue with galvo C02's, as I see it, is the...

    The issue with galvo C02's, as I see it, is the power to speed ratio. I have 4 C02 lasers- a 30w, a 40w, a 35w tested at 47w, and an 80w; and I have 3 30w galvo fibers...

    My 30w machine, to...
  8. You might try Pentrol, which is about 70%...

    You might try Pentrol, which is about 70% naphtha, 1% ethylbenzene, and 30% not-mentioned-in-the-MSDS but pretty sure from the smell, linseed oil.

    I clear-coated a boat with it, I can attest, it...
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    funny- (or not) -- you should post this in the...

    funny- (or not) -- you should post this in the 'special customers' thread in the off topic section! :D
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    I just love galvo fibers, the things you can make...

    I just love galvo fibers, the things you can make them do- but the variations in TIME to do certain things is a factor to be sure. I have one job that is the same engraving on various colors of...
  11. --- so, it sounds like he wants to be paid for...

    --- so, it sounds like he wants to be paid for The Business, but he's only willing to part with the taxable personal property that was used in The Business.

    Kind of a red flag... sorry to hear...
  12. Concur with Rich, my guess is belt wear. No...

    Concur with Rich, my guess is belt wear.

    No matter the laser, users tend to use the machine most often in one general vicinity, usually that would be near 'home position'. So the first few inches...
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    Hired my daughter to help one or two days a week,...

    Hired my daughter to help one or two days a week, she's my 'automation' :)

    Using 2 of my fibers one day (in the garage, less than arm's length from each other), she ran a two-setup job, some small...
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    so far this year I have logged 121 'unique'...

    so far this year I have logged 121 'unique' invoiced customers, and lets say about 29 different cash customers, for a total of 150...

    Of all these customers, customer's #1 and #2's sales have...
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    That nose clamp is a deal breaker for me. I've...

    That nose clamp is a deal breaker for me. I've gotten so used to this cheap HF respirator that I don't even notice it...and it works :)
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    my fascination is with the sheer numbers-- while...

    my fascination is with the sheer numbers-- while there was a lot less competition in the auto industry back then, there was also a lot less population to buy cars in the first place. And Mustangs...
  17. I'm not all that bright with angles so I cheat...

    I'm not all that bright with angles so I cheat and use graphics programs :D

    this is my reverse engineered version-- I drew a 27.5 x 34 inch box and made the legs fit, then took measurements-- ...
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    Only too glad to help! :) Whaddya engravin',...

    Only too glad to help! :)

    Whaddya engravin', actual turkeys?
  19. Can you make use of the thing? Me, I've never...

    Can you make use of the thing? Me, I've never came across a scenario where a galvo steered C02 would do me any good. But then I'm not in the awards business :)
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    What I find hard to believe, is that Ford sold...

    What I find hard to believe, is that Ford sold almost 15 million Model T's from 1909 to 1927 (18 years) but only 10 million Mustangs from 1964 thru 2018 (54 years)...

    ... Only... lol
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    heavy wet snow can get compacted by the auger and...

    heavy wet snow can get compacted by the auger and thrower before it ever goes up the chute. Even removing the chute won't stop some clogs!
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    Try these Bert-- I made a positive and a negative...

    Try these Bert-- I made a positive and a negative version, Corel 9 job is below...
    This is why I keep my 24 year old Casmate around...

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    I'll see your $9,000,000 license plate and raise...

    I'll see your $9,000,000 license plate and raise you $82,000,000 for a 3' tall stainless steel inflatable rabbit...
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    --bought at auction for $91 mil 'on behalf of a client' by our Treasury...
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    While AI is fascinating, I think the human race's...

    While AI is fascinating, I think the human race's time would be better spent working on improving ACTUAL intelligence... maybe it would dawn on us that the artificial version is turning humans into...
  25. Ccleaner has an app called Recuva, I used it once...

    Ccleaner has an app called Recuva, I used it once to retrieve a bunch of files I'd deleted, it retrieved all but a very few files, I was impressed- and happy!

    -and last Thursday, I noticed "My...
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