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    Re: with DM860A stepper driver

    If your motors (klunk) and lock in to where they can't be moved when powered up, your motors and drives are probably good. If you post what kind of board you bought and the wiring diagram with some...
  2. Thread: 5 Axis

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    Re: 5 Axis

    I don't think they have a machine with enough Z clearance for a 5th axis. If you call them, Brandon is very helpful. I have a different machine now with rack instead of ball screws and it cuts as...
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    Re: Chinese Spindle Upgrade

    I used to own a shopsabre, but have a camaster now. Anyway, I have a 1.7kw spindle and vfd that I pulled from it. I am going with an ATC spindle and rewiring for that. If you want a good used hsd...
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    Re: Configuring Z Axis Touch Plate

    m5
    (Is plate under bit ?)
    G4
    l210z
    L91 G1 z-10 m28 g31 f20
    L91 g1 z.2
    L91 G1 z-3 M28 G31 f5
    l212
    g92 z .125 (plate thickness)
    l91 g0 z5
  5. Re: Used 4896 ShopSabre with No Controller - In a Quandary - Please Help!!

    Where are you located? Wincnc is a great controller. I have an older 4896 shopsabre also. I think wincnc has an agreement with shopsabre that all controllers and parts go through shopsabre for new...
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    Re: Dust Collection

    Join in here and maybe you will get more input. I re-did my machine to have top loading tools and made my own smaller skirt. Aluminum should be a touch heavier than sawdust, so I don't see why a...
  7. Re: Touch pad for setting z-zero on a 4896ATC?

    I bought mine direct from wincnc which is the operating system guys. If you need help and support, you may be better off getting one from shopsabre. I wouldn't go without it.
  8. Shopbot Benchtop 2007 24x32 cutting area 6 inch z height

    It is made by shopbot dated 2007. Everything is functional and works fine. It had something fall on the controller and wrinkled the skin on the tower that controls the machine, but that does not...
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    A more important aspect of this for me would be...

    A more important aspect of this for me would be having a vac table routine between sheets.
    After you unload the parts from the table there is always some dust left behind. Having a routine to start...
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    If the parts are the same, just nest as many as...

    If the parts are the same, just nest as many as will fit on one sheet and run that same file 5 times.

    You should have a repeat file button on your machine.

    You still have to clear the parts and...
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    Here is the new wincnc screen that I built for it.

    Here is the new wincnc screen that I built for it.
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    Have you tried using the flat area clearance...

    Have you tried using the flat area clearance tool? It's not quite what you are asking for, but I might would help.

    If visualmill would do it, I have a copy collecting dust.
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    Just an update on the shopsabre. I learned a LOT...

    Just an update on the shopsabre. I learned a LOT about wincnc and the shopsabre in a short time frame. The shopsabre is a solid machine and wincnc is a great controller.
    It is smooth, strong, and...
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    If you call it a profile cut with a v-bit, it...

    If you call it a profile cut with a v-bit, it will ramp. If you are truly doing vcarving, the only thing you could do to ease the plunge depth, is to enter a small number of max cut depth per pass....
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    If you run the spindle down at a different spot,...

    If you run the spindle down at a different spot, you will get a different reading on it. Also changing bit sizes will change the zero height due to the bit contacting the plate further over.

    It...
  16. Email wincnc support. They are still there and...

    Email wincnc support. They are still there and still very helpfull.
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    I have a copy of visual mill with the dongle that...

    I have a copy of visual mill with the dongle that I would like to get rid of. The strange thing is the package says 6.0 and the load up screen says 6.0 but after you get it loaded, it shows up as...
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    V bearings riding on rails, is not a precision...

    V bearings riding on rails, is not a precision machine. I ended up going to a shopsabre. They use Hiwin ralis and ball screws. I believe they make a small one as well. I also think the camaster is a...
  19. I have a copy of visual mill and a the plug in...

    I have a copy of visual mill and a the plug in hasp that came with a machine i purchsed. I use another software and don't need it. Contact me if you would be interested in it.
    Ken
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    visual mill compared to v carce pro

    Can someone tell me the difference?

    I have been using v carve pro and the machine I just purchased came with visual mill 6.0. I am already used to v carve pro and was wondering what would be the...
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    Thanks. I have the x changed to the long axis...

    Thanks.

    I have the x changed to the long axis and the y the short.

    That may mess up the viewer, but both of my other machines were set up this way and I am used to it.

    The left and right...
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    The machine runs in the xy and z axis and is...

    The machine runs in the xy and z axis and is servo driven.

    The daugherboard has the sn on it. Thanks

    The laser is set up to only run when the gantry moves, but it does have some solid state...
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    Shopsabre laser to router

    I just purchased a shopsabre 48/96 that was set up with a laser. I only bought the machine and not the laser, as I will be using it as a router to cut cabinet parts and signs.

    Shop sabre will not...
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    I think the best bang for the buck is a used...

    I think the best bang for the buck is a used shopbot. They hold their value on the used market, but if and when you want to get rid of it and upgrade, you can get most of your money back.

    The prt...
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