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    Re: Latest Surfcam

    I think that the long filename issue was fixed some time ago. I use 2018 R2 and it seems to be very stable. I installed 2019 R1 and it does appear to have a few issues, so I went back to 2018... I...
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    Re: invalid I, J, OR K in G02 G03

    Also do check machine plane G17, G18 and G19 as suggested by the incomplete endpoints, your sample suggests that you might be changing circular planes...
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    Re: Getting ready to buy - First VMC

    I'm pretty much in the same situation. I opted to order a new VF-2, it should be here next week. Having used Haas CNC's at various shops, and on a tight budget, I considered whether I should get...
  4. Re: cnc router some parts from apple ply (a type of baltic birch)

    Not to jump in here but I have a CNC router with a 12 station tool changer in California, that,s available If you are interested... I also have a new CNC Haas V2 coming in a month, if you need some...
  5. CNC Machine Shop American Southest. We Design, CNC Programming, Tool Design, Engring

    Product Design.
    2781 Regal Park Drive
    Anaheim California
    USA

    We offer a complete machine shop:

    CNC Milling machines up to 80" or 2000mm.
    CNC High Speed Milling 30" x 16"
    CNC Routers up to...
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    Re: Received Blackmail Letter from Vero Today.

    The company in my case, did wind up buying Surfcam at full price. It likely cost them $15k or more. I'm not sure if you've ever been sued or involved in a law suit, but a large company with unlimited...
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    Re: New CNC Manager job opportunity.

    I live in Lake Havasu City, Arizona 25+ years of experience with most all machine shop equipment... CNC, manual, robotics etc....

    chrliev@yahoo.com
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    Re: Received Blackmail Letter from Vero Today.

    Yes, I got the same email.

    We only use what they now call the "Traditional" version. Unfortunately, we changed to their internet based keyless license, 2 years ago and gave up our dongle, not...
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    Re: Newst software calling home?

    I'm not too sure that Surfcam software needs an internet connection to work but I happen to know that if you are using 'bootleg' software, like anything from "LND" or Legends Never Die, be aware that...
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    Looking for a HAAS EC 400

    I'm looking for a HAAS horizontal. I have a HAAS brochure for an EC 400. As far as Horizontal VMC's go, their site only lists the EC 1600 and EC 1600ZT on it and its just too big for what I need. I...
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    Re: problem with stock

    :eek: LOL....

    Yes I did... Yeah, its steep but its not so bad, they told me that I can go back to just traditional and pay the same amount as in years past, so it's not like I'm not stuck with...
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    Re: problem with stock

    BTW... If you had full 5 axis Surfcam (traditional) and added the new Surfcam 2016 R1 (EVO) at that same level for free. Say Hello :rolleyes: to your new maintenance bill of $6,300...
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    Re: problem with stock

    Truemill has been unsupported since around 2010. I guess when the law suit with VoluMil was settled the owners of SurfCam (back then) lost interest in Truemill and for some strange reason, they...
  14. Thread: Tool Turret

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    Re: Tool Turret

    Many software packages that you might be exposed to have features that you wish that you had available on the package that you're currently using. Switching software to the one that has that feature...
  15. Re: Vero Software Announces New Product, SurfCam EVO

    I am still in the setup phase... I have the post processor working for a 3 axis mill. Next I will work on the kinematics. The setup procedure can be kind of complex, though I guess it also depends on...
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    Re: 4th Axis Pocket

    I meant to send this attachment but forgot, just FWIW.....
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    Re: 4th Axis Pocket

    You might not actually be creating a toolpath with actual Tool Axis Vectors, though you think that you are...

    Try creating a view at the same angle as your pocket.... Set your Cview to that...
  18. Re: Vero Software Announces New Product, SurfCam EVO

    In a word NO...

    Here's the way that I see it...

    Vero/Hexagon is a huge multi-national corporation, AND, like GM or Ford, they aren't going to put out a product that doesn't work or do whatever...
  19. Re: Vero Software Announces New Product, SurfCam EVO

    ["You just started over. "]

    Well, I guess that I 'kind' of did start over, but not really.

    I still have SurfCam under maintenance. Now I also have Evo at the same level as my current version...
  20. Re: Offset Breaks Splines into Little Pieces

    Sorry that I can't help you. I wish that I could, but its unlikely that you're going to find very many people using 10 year old software around here....
  21. Re: Vero Software Announces New Product, SurfCam EVO

    ["Our dealer wanted over $1600 to upgrade to Surfcam's latest so we've decided to drop Surfcam from our long term planning"]

    WOW.... That seems a little harsh... It sucks to be a slave to a...
  22. RFQ for CNC router to cut flat patterns of 1/2" thk plywood parts

    These parts are an "L" shape for something similar to a school desk... 32" x 21", nested from full sheets of plywood which we can supply...

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    Cutout with a single tool, +/- 1/16"...
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    Re: New CNC router looking for work

    Bummer, if your machine had a 48" x 96" (full sheet of plywood) table I could send you a truckload.....
  24. Re: anybody have a fadal 3020 or 4525 with seimens control

    Ivan,
    The machine has automatic hi/lo gear, I believe it shifts gears at 2500/2501 RPM, It has the auger and internal hi volume wash down with timer..
    I can't go visit the machine so I asked to get...
  25. Re: anybody have a fadal 3020 or 4525 with seimens control

    Ivan,
    The machine has automatic hi/lo gear, I believe it shifts gears at 2500/2501 RPM, It has the auger and internal hi volume wash down with timer..
    I can't go visit the machine so I asked to get...
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