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  1. Thread: tkCNC Editor

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    As near as I can tell, tkcnc is basically an...

    As near as I can tell, tkcnc is basically an abandoned product. There have been no updates since 2015, I can find no way to get support, the product gives an error regarding the...
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    GamePad questions

    I'm trying to get some type of gamepad or MPG controller working with the current release of KMotionCNC and KFlop.

    I have a controller that looks very much like the one shown in the KMotionCNC...
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    Re: xhc for KMotionCNC

    I know this is an old thread, but I've just downloaded the zip file in an effort to utilize the XHC Pendant. I seem to be missing the PendantControl.exe file. I've looked in the other zip files...
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    Re: xhc for KMotionCNC

    I know this is an old thread, but I've just downloaded the zip file in an effort to utilize the XHC Pendant. I seem to be missing the PendantControl.exe file. I've looked in the other zip files...
  5. Re: What have I done now??? Threads per inch changed on me.

    Thanks. I'll look into that code.
  6. Re: What have I done now??? Threads per inch changed on me.

    Tom,

    Sorry to be AWOL. I had an emergency repair job for a client that has kept me tied up for a few days.

    I had tried everything that you suggested and all was correct.

    During my time away...
  7. What have I done now??? Threads per inch changed on me.

    Once again I fear I am the victim of my own actions.

    Environment: KFlop with a third party controller, using KmotionCNC.

    I have a GCode program that I have used for about a week. Among other...
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    Problems with spindle encoding

    I am setting up a quadrature spindle encoder for my lathe. Analysis with my scope indicates the encoder is working. Also, the Kmotion Digital I/O window shows bits 4 and 5 toggling as the spindle is...
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    Homing update and new question

    First, turning off the home inputs in Mach3 works. However the buttons in the 1024 lset have the wrong OEM codes assigned to the home buttons. I was able to kludge a workaround while I developed a...
  10. Can't figure out my mistake - Another homing question with Mach3

    I'm ready to kick myself when I find out how simple the solution is, but for now, I'm hitting a brick wall.

    I'm trying to get homing working with KFlop and Mach3. My homing routine works...
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    Stepper motor direction

    I'm sure this has been ask a thousand times, but how do you set the direction of movement for a step/dir setup? I've been Googling for over an hour with no success.

    I have my steppers working,...
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    Running under Mach3

    If I understand correctly, the array persist.UserData[] is used to pass data to KMotion about Mach3. Amoung the data is button presses, or at least the HOME buttons.

    Again, if I understand...
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    KFlop Single Point Threading

    I am considering a 2nd KFlop for use on my newly converted CNC lathe. What is the current status of single point threading on the KFlop? My lathe currently has steppers, 3hp motor, VFD and 100 ppr...
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    Anybody doing job shop work on C6?

    Anyone out there doing (or want to do) any job shop work on their C6 lathe (or any other CNC lathe)? I have 3 parts I need made on a continual basis (drawings attached). All are aluminum, involve...
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    3 ph spindle mtr on C6 lathe

    Has anyone done a 3 ph spindle motor conversion on the older (2005?) C6? I'm trying to get into the motor enough to read the plate without doing a total tear down, but it appears that the info on...
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    This is an old thread but I would like to chime...

    This is an old thread but I would like to chime in.

    I too am a small businessman (Wildhorse Innovations - The DRO-350 Store). I haven't had a "vacation" in three years.

    I am lucky, (well I've...
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    Wildhorse Econo-Probe

    Ken,

    Not saying this is your problem, but some circuits are so sensitive that the current flow through the LED will give a 'false' non-touch condition. The reason reversing the leads caused Mach3...
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    The question of warranty has been answered in...

    The question of warranty has been answered in Federal Law and several court cases over the past years. A manufacturer cannot base continuation of a warranty on arbitrary actions. They must show...
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    Tolerance callouts are important

    Actually as a practical measure, it is indeterminate.

    There is no standard tolerance stated on the drawing for 4 decimal place dims. The most common tolerances are +-0.005 on dims with 3 decimal...
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    Please post these answers to the group so all can...

    Please post these answers to the group so all can see!

    Grade for 1.375-12 threads?
    Chamfer for 1.375 dia (threads)? (is that really a chamfer in the drawing or just a representation of the...
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    Hi, I would like the current release in HEX...

    Hi,

    I would like the current release in HEX and BAS if possible.

    Gary
  22. Totally worthless site. Half the items are...

    Totally worthless site. Half the items are truncated on the right side by the Google Ads. Is he selling his product, or just trying to get click through revenues by luring people to the site?
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    What is your purpose

    Are you selling a service, a machine, or just showing us what you can do?
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    Received boards

    Just wanted everyone to know that I finally received the boards I ordered. The quality seems very good. Have yet to build one so I can't comment about the operability.

    Got lots of neat postage...
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    GEE!!! A problem with Vista??? Now there's a...

    GEE!!! A problem with Vista??? Now there's a surprise. Who appointed Bill Gates and his gang of egomaniacs Supreme Rulers of the software world anyway.

    Hang in there. Rumor has it that a new...
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