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    Re: Scaling toolpaths in one axis only ?

    I don't know anything about the rules for hockey sticks but what about an adjustable length shaft covering the minimum and maximum lengths? That would only require a two part shaft one size fits all...
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    Re: Are Metal Shavings / Dust Hazardous?

    Your lungs are designed to process air and not a lot else (maybe a bit of natural dust etc). You do not specify what material is being processed but be aware any composite materials (MDF,...
  3. Re: Old bits, most of which I do not recognize. Do y'all?

    Yes, shaping/profiling tools for a spindle molder. Tongue and groove cutters for floorboards and window/door architraves etc.
  4. Thread: EMERGENCY HELP

    by he1957
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    Re: EMERGENCY HELP

    The laser won't fire or the machine won't start?

    Does/can you move the cutting head manually?

    Sorry, not familiar with them but with most machines, do some basic troubleshooting like:

    0. The...
  5. Re: Cutting drawer liner material with OTC, Holddown solution needed

    A vacuum table sounds like it might be a good option.
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    Re: Machining After The Apocalypse

    Agree with the old thread but hey.

    First questions are would you want to survive and what would be the state of the local area after such an event? It's unlikely other survivors would be as...
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    Re: 3D printing No activity?

    Just helped my Daughter assemble a Creality Ender 3D printer. She got in on special from Amazon or E-Bay (can't remember now) for about A$300. Wow! No way could you build one yourself for that.
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  8. Thread: 3018 CNC

    by he1957
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    Re: 3018 CNC

    In theory you should be able to but the control software would have to allow you to run multiple independent copies of it, each copy assigned to the connected USB port. You would need to be very...
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    Re: x axis motor randomly stalling GRRR

    If the stalling is on the axis with two motors and it's only happening under a cutting load sounds like its a flexing issue that is showing a mis-meshing alignment of the two motors. Is the axis...
  10. Re: What kind of file extension for image to be engraved into wood?

    Have a look at "bmp2cnc" from MR-Soft Nc Software Tools

    This generates a G-code file using images to create a 3-d carving.
  11. Re: New Multi Cam Machine keeps requiring service calls and replacement parts

    If it's a new machine, speak with MultiCam - surely there is a warranty.

    If you have an old machine then you must have experience with driving such a machine so it's unlikely user error.

    Call...
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