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  1. Re: Lost motion/backlash...gonna have to dive in.

    I installed a check valve on the Z supply line on my 1100, this worked for awhile but occasionally would leak down so I installed a second oiler just for the Z, this has worked fine since.
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    Re: Tormach ECM PCB Repair

    There are services that repair boards of this type, never used them but have read about them.

    Some circuit boards have a provision for reverse polarity, it shows up as a dead short thru a shorting...
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    Re: Secondary Oiler

    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=456616&stc=1I installed a second oiler for the Z axis as well a few months back, works great.

    I also use magnets to hold the bellows in...
  4. Thread: pathpilot

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    Re: pathpilot

    I think one should use what he is comfortable with.

    Many things have evolved over my lifetime, I may be old but I like technology if it speeds things up or makes things possible that were...
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    Re: pathpilot

    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=456270&stc=1
  6. Thread: pathpilot

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    Re: pathpilot

    pocket .375 endmill 20 ipm

    I drew up a pocket and used Sprutcam to cam it into g code.

    I havent had much luck figuring out how to use the conversational.
    I have a pic of the part and I will...
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    Re: Sick of Tormach's poor customer service

    I look at it as if the machines hadnt been affordable to hobbyists and others like myself, I wouldnt have had the opportunity to learn the CNC trade.
    I have managed to fix most all the problems I...
  8. Re: 1100 mill (Changing the arrow keys to move the table?)

    I have to get to the terminal by ctrl alt x, the other wont work on my machine.
    a couple updates back I could edit this file also tormach_1100-3_ specific.ini, this doesnt work now for some reason....
  9. Re: 1100 mill (Changing the arrow keys to move the table?)

    this is locked out as well, I tried it and it brings up a window but nothing can be selected from it.
  10. Re: 1100 mill (Changing the arrow keys to move the table?)

    I had my jog wheel changed but everytime I updated it was changed back, finally got used to it to a degree, still have a bit of difficulty setting up the proble etc. It amounted to changing one of...
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    Re: PathPilot oddities

    a couple of oddities here with PP are when I single click on a file it loads the file, when I want to just bring up the search window, (single click is too short) also the search window times out too...
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    Re: tools library

    Thanks for the info MD.

    I also am thinking about buying a new laptop as this one is about 10 years old, windows is screwed up on it as I cant use system restore anymore (corrupted files).

    and...
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    tools library

    I use Sprutcam 7 and I need to reinstall windows on my computer, I need to save the mill tools library, I have tried the save feature and nothing happens or it doesnt work.

    Is there a way to save...
  14. Thread: cutter comp

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    Re: cutter comp

    John set cutter comp in fusion before changing values in PP tool table. After about the fourth time watching the video and setting it HD I could see that it was turned on.

    There is cutter comp in...
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    Re: cutter comp

    duplicate post..
  16. Thread: cutter comp

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    Re: cutter comp

    From what I am seeing so far, this isnt a simple solution for what I am trying to do!
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    Re: cutter comp

    Learned something new again!
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    Re: cutter comp

    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=454100&stc=1I took a quick pic of my startup line in PP and there is a g 40 already in it, so John Saunders may be correct in his video as...
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    Re: PCNC1100s2 startup problem

    my computer makes no beeps when loading up PP, maybe check all the connections, reseat them and try again.
  20. Thread: cutter comp

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    Re: cutter comp

    [QUOTE=TurboStep;2419008]Hi Mike,
    I never used it in Sprut and I've only tried it once in Fusion but you would only need to change the setting in Sprut highlighted in orange on the NYC screenshot....
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    Re: cutter comp

    I will experiment with it, I just have never needed it on the simple parts I make.
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    Re: cutter comp

    MD, this is the way I have been doing it in Sprutcam. It is just a real pain to change all the programs each time the cutter is sharpened and I was looking for an easier way.

    The cutters are cheap...
  23. Thread: cutter comp

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    Re: cutter comp

    I just watched this video again and John is changing the diameter of the tool in the PP tool table only.

    What I want to do is to make the sharpened tool cut the same size as the original.

    Can...
  24. Thread: cutter comp

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    cutter comp

    I make several profile parts with the same cutter, when I sharpen the cutter I go into cam and change the diameter, this works.

    What I was wondering is if I sharpen the cutter can I use cutter...
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    Re: Renishaw Probe

    popspipes @gmail.com


    I neeed to change that one on here, forgot about it.
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    Re: Renishaw Probe

    My inbox should be working now.
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    Re: 770 inoperative

    CTRL ALT X is what works for me, brings up the terminal screen.

    edit: this can be used from the pathpilot screen
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    Re: 770 inoperative

    2.7.1 works fine here, I downloaded a couple days ago.

    I would reseat the boards, cables and memory, sounds computer or mesa related to me......
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    Re: PCNC1100 considering a 5" vise

    I used a 4" vise for a year or so then went to a 6" shars 660U, that one has been on the machine thereafter. I am considering a second one as all I machine fits in the vise or I can make some...
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    Re: Sick of Tormach's poor customer service

    You might try re installing the software, reseating the computer boards and memory.

    If you have fixed the problem it would be nice to explain what was wrong so that others may benefit.
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