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    I just received an email from Brian, he just...

    I just received an email from Brian, he just moved his office and wasn't getting emails. Good news
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    Need new electronics

    I had a hobby cnc board that a wire came loose on and fried the board.

    I had planned to use my cnc for several Christmas projects, so I need new electronics. I had ordered a new hobby cnc...
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    Is HobbyCNC still in business?

    I had an original hobby cnc board that fried when a wire came loose to a wire. So I went onto hobby cnc and ordered a new board. The email that I received had this at the top.

    Hello Stephen,
    ...
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    I have shipped a lot of item to Canada, and many...

    I have shipped a lot of item to Canada, and many of them were extremely heavy, but not heavy enough for freight. It is certainly the sellers fault for shipping in a box like that... If I were to...
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    Drp, Now you can get it setup and if the mood...

    Drp,
    Now you can get it setup and if the mood were to strike, help splodger cut parts for his first machine(what a way to break in your new machine)

    Just my suggestion, I know if I had someone...
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    Here is something that I have seen used very...

    Here is something that I have seen used very well, but only for sides upto 48".
    The owner was using a shopbot router, and made the table so that the boards could be clamped with the edge facing up...
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    I'm a little farther south in Westerly RI, but...

    I'm a little farther south in Westerly RI, but would be interested in talking.
    I am working on building a router.
    So far I have accomplished little. I built a hobby board, and am in the...
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    Jerry, Thanks for that link. Unfortunately it...

    Jerry,
    Thanks for that link. Unfortunately it means that there is something more wrong than the cable. I tested the cable and it is the correct layout. I also am trying to use their software...
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    plotter to computer cable?

    I have a calcomp 1025 plotter that I am trying to make work, but am not sure what cable to use. I have a 24 pin to 9 pin rs232 cable, but that doesn't seem to want to work. I also have a 24 pin...
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    Some time ago I read somewhere.... I looked it...

    Some time ago I read somewhere.... I looked it up I couldn't take not remembering.
    Would something like this work with a glass cutting wheel?
    http://www.cuttingedgecnc.com/vinyl.htm
    Check out...
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    I recieved the kit yesterday, it does appear very...

    I recieved the kit yesterday, it does appear very easy to assemble. I am going to practice my soldering before I do the board. I do not forsee any problems. I just have to make sure all of the...
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    Dave, I only considered rockler because of the...

    Dave,
    I only considered rockler because of the smooth finish of the zinc plated pipe. No other reason, as I have quite a few plumbing suppliers around me.

    The final machine(third) is a long...
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    Made the commitment

    I just purchased the hobby cnc 4axis kit, so now all I have to do is build the router. I have a couple of large projects to do before the router, but I am planning on building an entry level router...
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    Thank you, that cleared up my questions for the...

    Thank you, that cleared up my questions for the moment. Once I get the kit I will probably have some more. Stephen
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    Recommended transformer

    I am about ready to order the kit, however, in the description 35vdc recommended, but the transformer recommened is only 24v? Is there a different transformer that should be used? Thank you
    Stephen
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    It has been about 15 years since I soldered any...

    It has been about 15 years since I soldered any electronics, so yes I am rusty, that is why I question my soldering. How were the diagrams to decipher? Did you have any trouble matching components...
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    How hard is it to assemble?

    I am a newbie looking to build a cnc machine, but have been trying to determine how difficult it would be to assemble the hobbycnc board myself. I can build anything out of wood, work on anything...
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    Having worked with Medex several years ago(they...

    Having worked with Medex several years ago(they might have made it better), it took about 6 months for water infiltration. But once it did it swelled pretty well. If I remember, GER21 is right, it...
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    What should I use?

    I am going to be building my own machine based on the same principal Hack used. I am reading this forum night and day and have learned a great deal. When it comes to programs I am lost.

    I want...
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    Help with Emco F1 mill

    I just picked up an Emco F1 CNC and really need help on how the unit operates.

    I am a carpenter, so I don't know gcode( a major downfall), but was always good at programing computers.
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