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  1. Re: Help me retrofit this Paxton-Patterson to a laptop.

    Bump
    Still looking for a solution. Convert to usb or use parallel connector?
    Controllers? arduino gecko . . .?
    Software?
  2. Help me retrofit this Paxton-Patterson to a laptop.

    Paxton Patterson that was hooked up to a Apple IIe
    5 pin round (din?) plugs to motors.
    What's needed to make this work with a PC USB port?
  3. Do you have a manual for the controller?

    Do you have a manual for the controller?
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    THC Sewing/bounce

    Torch moves up and down slightly about 3 times a second. Looks like it's trying to sew. Changing tip volts changes the height the bounce happens at. Bounces about 1/32"

    Mach3

    I'm probably...
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    THC bounce/oscillation

    DynaCNC With Cutmaster 52.
    Mach3
    Torch moves up and down slightly about 3 times a second. Changing tip volts changes the height the bounce happens at. Bounces about 1/16"
    I'm probably missing a...
  6. Do you think a wire wheel on the bench grinder...

    Do you think a wire wheel on the bench grinder will do the job? I see what you mean by the newer electrodes being so rough. Our old ones are much smoother along the flutes and look even better after...
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    Carolina HD9 Horizontal Bandsaw

    Looking at one at a local auction. Looks very simply made and durable.
    Anywhere to get parts if needed?
    Are these being made anymore?
    Don't see a website anywhere.
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    Need help Setting up THC process

    OK, when I get the file I want to cut loaded into Mach3, I can cut metal that doesn't warp by leaving the THC off.
    Question: What are the steps in Mach3 to perform to properly use the THC on thinner...
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    Will this work? G540 4-Axis Motor Control...

    Will this work?
    G540 4-Axis Motor Control
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    Any links you can point me to for reading how to...

    Any links you can point me to for reading how to do this?

    Thanks!
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    Need Spectralight help

    Any way to retrofit this old Apple IIE Paxton Patterson-spectralight clone to a PC?
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    Not yet! Gotta call a guy that PM'd me who thinks...

    Not yet! Gotta call a guy that PM'd me who thinks he can help.
    Thanks for looking.
  13. Anyone use router to cut 16ga Aluminum treadplate?

    We tried plasma cutting a fairly involved design in 16ga aluminum treadplate and it was warping considerably.
    Was wondering if we could router it with a 1/4 HSS bit? straight flute double cut

    If...
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    Cutting aluminum treadplate.

    Hi. I'm looking for help setting up to cut 16? ga. aluminum treadplate.
    I'm using a dynacnc w/cutmaster 52 machine torch. 60A tip.
    Can someone recommend cut speed and tip setoff from plate?
    what...
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    20 amp Thickness

    Up to what thickness? 1/16"? What IPM for 20amp on different gauges?
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    Wind spinners (Who's made, DXFs)?

    Anyone made spinners or have DXFs of the windspinners with the concentric rings around an object?
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    Tip volt setting for ATHC "NEWBIE"

    Anyone know a good rule of thumb for settings?
    I ruined a 60 amp tip on only one cutout and I'm sure I didn't have the right tip voltage setting for my tip OR material because the torch didn't seem...
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    Anyone know a good rule of thumb for settings? I...

    Anyone know a good rule of thumb for settings?
    I ruined a 60 amp tip on one cutout and I'm sure I didn't have the right tip voltage setting for my tip OR material because the torch didn't seem to...
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    Tip voltage setting recomendations?

    What would be a good starting point for say a Cutmaster 52 with a 30amp tip cutting 20 gauge mild steel.

    Anyone know of a chart ?

    Want to have it set close for ATHC to work well.
    How about IPM...
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