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    Re: 3D Probe - Tri-balls type accuracy & DIY

    That's good news Mecanix. Looks like the testing produced positive results.
    Have a good weekend.
    Bill
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    Re: Fusion Terms of Service

    I read that for personal use the fee is $450/year unless I misunderstood what I was reading!
    Yup, free ride is over.
    B
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    Re: Tool Changer for a Torus Pro

    Hey Guys;
    Rich, I have a system very similar to yours about half built and never installed. I'm thinking of a system that is similars to the novakon design w/o the swing arm but maybe a rotating...
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    Re: 3D Probe - Tri-balls type accuracy & DIY

    Thanks for the update Mechanix.
    I would still like to have two of your probes if available. As stated, I do like having a spare but also, it's a bit of a pay back for all of your effort. I do hope...
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    Re: 3D Probe - Tri-balls type accuracy & DIY

    Thanks for the update Mecanix!
    Yes, put me in for 2 of therm if available. I always want a spare on the shelf to make sure the primary is never damaged. Seems I only kill those instrument that I...
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    Re: 3D Probe - Tri-balls type accuracy & DIY

    Great Work Mecanix and ( I must add zone associates).
    Projects like this usually take months to complete and at times never get done. I am very impressed with the dept of research you and the...
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    Re: Tool Changer for a Torus Pro

    Thanks Steve;
    I've seen many designs for an ATC and (at least in my tiny little mind), they are not complicated mechanical devices. The interface with a machine may be a little tricky but still...
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    Re: Tool Changer for a Torus Pro

    I think chip contamination will most definitely have to be addressed. I was reading the thread "where is John" and he mentioned in one of his entries the moving of the back cabinet to the side of...
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    Re: Tool Changer for a Torus Pro

    Hey Michael;
    Don't know about the Novakon model. I was kinda hoping that this thread would start a conversation about what has or has not been done regarding tool changers.
    Oh well, maybe someone...
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    Tool Changer for a Torus Pro

    Hey Guys;
    I'm just wondering if there is a good design for a DIY tool changer for my PRO? I followed Himey's design years ago and wasn't impressed with the complexity of the unit he designed. ...
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    Re: Vertical Lines in Model

    Hey Gerry;
    Yup thanks for the answer. The resonance you identified is most likely the problem but I'm fishing for an idea of what would cause it. I'm thinking the Gecko on the Z axis but again,...
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    Vertical Lines in Model

    Hey Guys;
    I'm finally getting back to the shop and doing some work but have came across a very weird problem. I'm cutting an inlet for a horse theme paradise box and am getting shaded vertical...
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    Corner Probing Routine

    Hey Guys and Girls;
    Is there available a probing routine that will allow one to probe the (for instance) lower corner of a rectangular piece of stock and the upper right corer to assure that the...
  14. Re: New Servo Drives for Old Home built machine

    Thanks Guys;
    I bought the DMM package from another on this site so trade in is not in the stars. My wood router is not used very often but when it is, I want it to be trustworthy. Accuracy for...
  15. New Servo Drives for Old Home built machine

    Hey Guys;
    I don't need help but a little advice will surely be appreciated. My existing machine uses gecko 320's but they have been in service for many years. I've chased driver faults over the...
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    Re: Guns and Gun Parts CAD files

    PCP;
    Nice models. Have you created one of a remington 700 stock. Gun stocks model are very hard to find. Most here on grabcad have flaws or just plain will not work as designed. I'd love to...
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    Re: My 1st Painted plaque !

    Nice Job Eric;
    Sorry to hear about your buddy!
    Bill
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    Re: My 1st Painted plaque !

    Awesome Widgit!
    B
  19. Re: Poor mans Haimer. 3D probe from a coaxial indicator

    Rooboy;
    Instead of taking your unit apart, would it be possible for you to hand sketch the parts in an exploded view illustrating how the parts are stacking into the unit. I'm having a difficult...
  20. Thread: Cat's Meow!

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    Re: Cat's Meow!

    Hey Guys;
    Harbor Freight is a great place to shop for tools that are inexpensive and disposable, especially when you have a discount coupon!!! I had a 25% off coupon when I purchased my compressor...
  21. Thread: Cat's Meow!

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    Re: Cat's Meow!

    Hey MK;
    This is the info from the sight. Price is less that 200!
    Name 2 gallon 1.2 HP 135 PSI Ultra Quiet Oil-Free Professional Air Compressor
    SKU 64688
    Brand Fortress™
    Amperage (amps) 7.1...
  22. Thread: Cat's Meow!

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    Cat's Meow!

    Wow, things sure are quiet here on the Novakon Thread.
    I purchased a new compressor for the shop specifically to run my PDB and a air hose for hosing off parts. It's a small unit and fits nicely...
  23. Sticky: Re: WidgitMaster's Largest Steel Router Table Project 9ft x 5ft x 8" Water Cooled Spi

    Great Work Widgit;
    Merry Christmas and here's hope for a wonderful new year!
    God bless you and our men in arms!
    Bill
  24. Re: Poor mans Haimer. 3D probe from a coaxial indicator

    I'd love to get more detail.
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    Re: New PRO4896 Setup Pics

    Mu shop looks like that well......underneath the dirt, dust, junk, tools and other items I just can't live without!
    Great job on the router!.
    Bill
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