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  1. Looking into motion control/breakout boards and after recommendations

    Hi everyone,

    I have built a cnc machine and am running it on 2 x parallel ports, but i'm almost out of I/O's and looking at tidying everything up nicer.

    So I have been looking into new motion...
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    PCI BD25 Card Help

    Hello all,

    Some years ago I built my CNC Router, and have had a lot of fun doing this, starting with EMC2 and now recently upgrading the computer and getting LinuxCNC 2.7.14.

    My question is,...
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    M Code computer system help.

    Hello everyone,

    Its been a while from my last post as my machine has been running pretty good on my old setup which was linuxcnc 2.4 i think running on a pentuim 4 1000Ghz 1024mb ram and a 32gb...
  4. Thanks

    Hi ger21

    Thanks for your information, i brought this cause it was withen my budget, in other words cheap, but i guess i will keep looking round and seeing what i can find out but thanks for your...
  5. Hope this is right place, cyclone/thein collector

    Hello Everyone,

    I am in the throws of looking at designing and building possibly a 1 or 2 cyclone/thein dust collection system.

    I have a small 1hp dust collector with a 100mm inlet and 114mm...
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    Tube (Scalloping) Coping

    Hello there people,

    This maybe posted in the wrong palce and i'm sorry if it is, and if so could you please point me in the right direction, thanks.

    What i'm wondering is if anyone knows a way...
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    Coping (Scolloping) Tube

    Hello there people,

    This maybe posted in the wrong palce and i'm sorry if it is, and if so could you please point me in the right direction, thanks.

    What i'm wondering is if anyone knows a way...
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    Linux CNC Genorater

    Hello people

    Just wondering if anyone knows where to find a good post processor for Linux CNC from CamWorks.

    I have tried the ones on Linux CNC's Site, They are ok but just wondering if anyone...
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    Thanks for the reply. Yeah i probaly do but...

    Thanks for the reply.

    Yeah i probaly do but rying to find something that will fit inside what i'm using is like trying to find hens teeth, but yeah i'll keep on looking and also see if anyone else...
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    Just a little Question

    Hello Everyone,

    First of all i would like to thank you for reading and answering my question if you do either.

    Also i hope this is posted in the right place if not could you let me know where i...
  11. Thread: Enable/disable

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    Enable/disable

    Hello people,

    I'm building a machine and am going to run emc/linuxcnc.

    what my question is, is i have most of the code worked out and everything but i'm building a 4 axis (evently) machine that...
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    Sounds good

    Thanks for the info guys i will just see how they go first then work out if i need to cool them or not.
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    Quick Question On Cooling Stepper Motors

    Hi People,

    Just wondering if there would be any advantage of Water or Air Cooling My Stepper Motors??

    I have yet to finish my machine but was thinking the other day that people say that stepper...
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    Looking at doing

    Hi Again People

    I'm looking at nesting 2d profiles mainly then exporting to DWG/DXF then making the gcode from that or giving the DWG/DXF to sub contractors for what i need to make.

    like i said...
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    Nesting Software

    Hi people,

    Wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of any nesting software for solidworks 09 or autocad 08 or even stand alone thats not to pricey.

    i have tried Astra S Nesting and...
  16. Thread: Chain Drive

    by willheg
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    Thanks for the Help

    Thanks for the help but i'm almost ready to get all my parts cut ready to build the rest of the machine.

    I have the table built, and am looking at a 10 to 30 tooth reduction with 10 tooth and hope...
  17. Thread: Chain Drive

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    Thanks for the info

    Hi Pat, just like to thank you on your info this is really great of you.

    It has opened my eyes a bit more but i might do what everyone else does.

    Ask questions, get answers, ask more questions,...
  18. Thread: Chain Drive

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    Thanks for the information

    Hit guys i'd like to thank you guys for the information as it has be great to get some more.

    I decided a while ago after this topic died the fact i had brought some chain at a bargin price even...
  19. Thread: Chain Drive

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    Ok then thats good to know, thanks for that i'll...

    Ok then thats good to know, thanks for that i'll keep working and see what i can find out to aid me on my way to finish my build.
  20. Thread: Chain Drive

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    So from what i can understand mike your machine...

    So from what i can understand mike your machine moved .00038 per each step move. Cause that is about what i would be looking for.

    I'm not really to sure what you mean by the mach resolution but i...
  21. Thread: Chain Drive

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    Thanks for the reply, good to hear from someone...

    Thanks for the reply, good to hear from someone that used it and had pretty good success with it.

    Sounds like a pretty good resolution but to buy the gear boxes would be a cost i'd hate to think...
  22. Thread: Chain Drive

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    Thanks for the reply, I have thought about belt,...

    Thanks for the reply, I have thought about belt, but where I live it is not that commen and not very cheap, also I cannot manufature the pullys myself where as where I work I can make sprockets easy...
  23. Thread: Chain Drive

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    Thanks for the replys

    Thanks for the replys guys,

    I have seen a few done this way and they look like they work ok, but like you say they have a big gearing ratio which i maybe able to do but will need to look into how...
  24. Thread: Chain Drive

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    Chain Drive

    Hi people, wondering if anyone could help me with a question or two i have about a machine i'm building.

    I am looking at chain driving it with something like BMX bike chain.
    what i'm wondering is...
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    Using the Machine Simulator

    Hi People

    Wondering if anyone uses the Machine Simulator in CAMWorks and there thoughts on it.

    Now to the question on the Machine Simulator, and it is, does anyone have or know of a...
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    Thanks Again

    Thanks again to the people that have replied.

    Your information is greatly received and is helping me in deciding on my choice.

    Will
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    Thanks everyone

    Thanks to all that have replied

    i have tried Mastercam with not to much luck yet, but i think my trile ran out, anyway it did look good but just needed some more time to be able to try it and...
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    Choosing CAM Software

    Hi People

    just wondering on peoples thoughts for cheap 4th axis CAM Software that is pretty easy to learn and has good tutorials/walkthoughts/books to help me learn it.

    Most of the time i will...
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    Yes i am

    Hi dcalp

    yeah i am still playing round with this for when i build my mill/router

    still having no luck like i said last time apart from making a finishing path.

    which is all good if the...
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    thanks

    cool that sounds good, thanks for the help will have to try it sometime

    Will
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