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    Oh, In looking at the Chinese site for ezcad,it...

    Oh, In looking at the Chinese site for ezcad,it looks like EzCad3 uses a new and different control board. So no upgrade from version 2 without changing your board.
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    Kev, have you not changed your settings so that...

    Kev, have you not changed your settings so that it is a two step process to fire the laser? click F2 and then enter key? or step on pedal and hit enter key?
    Yes, I lose a second or two, but I don't...
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    Trophies would have to be REAL cheap..........

    Trophies would have to be REAL cheap....... 11*$10 is $110 out of that total, $20 each is $220, so the plaque engraving revenue drops by a lot....
    Why not engrave directly on the plaque and use...
  4. Oh, And just looking at the last updates.......

    Oh, And just looking at the last updates....
    April was this. From Dan the man.....
    More camera speed! Last but not least, we’ve just released improvements that make your Glowforge camera run even...
  5. And this was from Sept 2018..... " OMG you...

    And this was from Sept 2018.....
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    OMG you guys, finally found my way in. March 2019!! Two years!! It will be TWO YEARS that my school is waiting for this.
    AND that is only true if there is no...
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    Agree with Tom. Current shop main door and...

    Agree with Tom. Current shop main door and garage door face due east. Back door is at true west , back. Most weather is from west northwest, so it mainly blows out the garage doors. But I get a...
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    I used a 4inch HDPE pipe for my collector runs....

    I used a 4inch HDPE pipe for my collector runs. The fittings from grizzly and others fit ok, but pipe was easily shrunk with heat gun to be tight fit. I did use a single wrap of duct tape to really...
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    Keep us informed, And good luck with it

    Keep us informed, And good luck with it
  9. Birchwood Casey is a brand of those oxides. Here...

    Birchwood Casey is a brand of those oxides.
    Here is picture of two I have415557

    Some Walmarts may have the Brass, Online either Walmart or Amazon carries them for about $8 to $10.
    Might be worth...
  10. Thread: Glow Forge

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    You haven't said anything that we haven't said...

    You haven't said anything that we haven't said before. But for the money, one could buy a half dozen K40's, or a smaller chinese machine that actually will be worth using. Yeah, I see the market,...
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    I would, but I'm not moving anything. It's still...

    I would, but I'm not moving anything. It's still 5" at that point, so it isn't really changing anything by a measurable amount. Me keeping the flex to minimum is more effective.
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    The unit is a Teco 7200. I have three...

    The unit is a Teco 7200. I have three Allen-Bradley on other machines and they all work well. The Teco's cooling fan runs all the time. The A-B units all cycle. So they are silent almost all the...
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    I think it is inherent in the lasers. I've...

    I think it is inherent in the lasers. I've suspected it, as I too use fixtures and have picked up where I left off the following day and have to adjust location. I don't know if it is mirrors, or...
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    In it's new home

    Another member here, Michael Weber, had posted yet that he was getting rid of some of his tools among them was a PSI cyclone. I noticed he was only 70 miles away and I contacted him and finally went...
  15. Thread: VFD Help

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    I have three made by Allen Bradley that I bought...

    I have three made by Allen Bradley that I bought used from EBay over the years. All of them have a fan that comes on only when necessary. And the one that I use the most is powering my 1H.P. delta...
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    But I don't think, as the manufacturer/ shipper...

    But I don't think, as the manufacturer/ shipper NOT the importer, that they can pay US DUTY. I think that US Duty is YOURS to pay. Also Broker's fees.
    If I recall, mine said same thing almost...
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    From what I've seen, I'd get a 30 watt today If I...

    From what I've seen, I'd get a 30 watt today If I were buying a new machine. Agree with Kev, unless you anticipate only doing deep metal, a 50w is overkill.
    The 30watt is MORE than 50% more...
  18. I was intriqued and looked them up and it looks...

    I was intriqued and looked them up and it looks like the manufacturer is $30 cheaper than Brownells.... $259
    And I do like very much a couple of features. Std audio plug, Auto off after 4 hours. ...
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    Have you tried working with the backup version? ...

    Have you tried working with the backup version? Assuming you save as a backup? I've had files fail to open properly and have had to resort to the backups.
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    I'll make one more comment. I've a 20 watt from...

    I'll make one more comment. I've a 20 watt from Ray fine, direct import to me. no issues at all with it.
    I posted about a customer a while back wanting me to help him mark with a 30 watt ebay...
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    New installation. There is ZERO reason to buy...

    New installation. There is ZERO reason to buy obsolete fluorescent fixtures and convert. Buy new fixtures and get at least some warranty. I have 2x2 and 2x4ft troffers in my basement that I...
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    I roll my Powermatic 100 outside most of the...

    I roll my Powermatic 100 outside most of the time. Get the wind going in the right direction, preferrably none and get a good fan blowing behind you (infeed side) and go to it!
  23. Thread: Help Please

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    Interesting, I didn't have to break curve apart...

    Interesting, I didn't have to break curve apart to delete anything. May be x7 works a bit differently.
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    I could see that there was two outlines, tried to...

    I could see that there was two outlines, tried to just do smart fill, but it left odd tabs at overlap. Then just selected item and then clicked on the VS delete and used it to delete parts. Had to...
  25. Thread: Help Please

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    414730 Here you go. I used the virtual...

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    Here you go. I used the virtual segment delete to remove the second pass.
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