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    Re: STL files are not visible

    It is possibly there but it may be the same colour as the background and will be in Top view, try selecting an ISO view and also try using the "Select All" facility, if nothing shows then there is no...
  2. Re: BobCad-Cam v23 Post Processor for Mach3 Syil X6

    Zip file attached containing an original version from 2009 of the Mach3 No ATC Post Processor.

    Hope it is of some use :D :D

    Regards
    Rob
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    Re: Can you cut this on a 4th axis??

    Didn`t know it was a challenge, is there a prize ?? :D :D :D :D :D

    Few of these would do it :cheers:

    Although come to think of it most stuff seems to be a challenge with Fusion 360 :D
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    Re: Can you cut this on a 4th axis??

    I agree with all the other posters, such a job would be easiest done with a simple contour and a rounding cutter, just pop it in a vise and a couple of rough and finish passes and job done.

    Yes it...
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    Re: need bobCAD help..... again.....

    @jaydizzle

    Hmmm, seems to work fine here after changing to a Spiral lead in using my Demo V31, as my files can`t be opened in any licensed version all I can offer if it is of any help is the Video...
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    Re: CAM model to level sacrificial bed

    The whole reason for having the G28 G91 Z0 line is for SAFETY, but it only works if the user has correctly setup their machine and it has been correctly "Homed".

    Regardless of where the machine is...
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    Re: BobCad Corp. are Thieves!!!!!

    I have already suggested several options for John to pursue so may I respectfully ask you to either pick one or two of the ones I put forward or put forward one or more of your own for John to mull...
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    Re: BobCad Corp. are Thieves!!!!!

    OK, lets look at this, is it a "buyers remorse" situation or is it a genuine case of a download issue.

    If it is the first one then I say "suck it up" and get a life!!

    If it is indeed a genuine...
  9. Re: BobCAD posting 4x more code than necessary?

    What Post Processor are you using??

    If using the BC_3x.BCPST then open in Notepad and have a look at the lines shown below and check the settings, may be something there that will help.

    319....
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    Re: View License

    Go to

    File > Help > Licence Tools > Licence Status see image below

    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=423518&stc=1

    Regards
    Rob
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    Re: fusion file to big for control

    How big is the file??

    Do you not have the PCMIA card for extra memory that was an option with the 12i M control.

    If not then "Drip Feed" is the best option, I always had this issue with my old...
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    Re: Nesting unique parts

    You would be best contacting BobCAD and asking for a price for the actual Nesting Module that they do, which seems to work reasonably well.

    Regards
    Rob
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    Re: Can’t get the right surface

    Hi Burr

    Yep, I fully agree with you re the "Cross Section" in effect being a version of "Loft", it does work and is very accurate in that as you rightly point out working with lines/arcs is good,...
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    Re: Can’t get the right surface

    What we really need is a "Loft" option that can be found in several other softwares, it would be nice if BobCAD could look at including this in the next version (V32?).

    I have attached a short...
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    Re: Can’t get the right surface

    BobCAD won`t fillet the solid in this instance, (it is quite normal for it to crash trying to do this operation:(,) what you need to do is go to the "Utilities" tab and use the "Stitching > Unstitch...
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    Re: Fusion 360 question

    Joe

    FYI, I forgot to tell you that the NC Viewer can be "embedded" into Fusion 360 (Usually is to start with), so your G code can be backplotted within the Fusion work space, once code is produced...
  17. Re: Inventor GCODE Post Issue Accumulating Error Circular Interpolation

    Well, I don`t think that you have anything to really worry about, the error is only 0.001 of a millimeter and is not cumulitive as once that line is the 0.001mm out all the susequent lines still do a...
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    Re: Thanks gentlemen!

    Try here for info on how to get the "Under $100,000" licence, steps you through how to do it :D :D :D
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    Re: Fusion 360 question

    If you want to check your G codes you can do it here https://ncviewer.com/ for free, just open your code file and run it to see the toolpath, it isn`t a full 3D solids one but it does work well and...
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    Re: How to copy V26 files to V30?

    Probably the simplest way would be to just copy the files on to a Flash Drive and use the drive to transfer the files to the new computer and save them to the required locations, however that is...
  21. Re: OT I've been a bit busy with other things.

    One way Solenoid Valve fired by the same relay/contactor that does the coolant pump maybe ??? :D :D :D
    The line would remain full, no drain back.

    Regards
    Rob
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    Re: ENGRAVING

    Seems to work fine here on V28, are you using a single line Font or actually drawing the lines etc and/or are you vectorizing the text? FYI I didn`t vectorize the text, just used the BobCAD single...
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    Re: v26 drag knife support?

    Not for V26, it does now exist in V31 though but that would cost a chunk of change to upgrade from V26 to V31 :(

    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=417982&stc=1

    However...
  24. Re: Post processor for Fusion 360 to Sherline (LinuxCNC)

    OK, have you tried to run the G code I sent you, does the code that will run have a % sign at the start, if so then that may be the issue.

    Can you post some code that works on here so we can see...
  25. Re: Post processor for Fusion 360 to Sherline (LinuxCNC)

    Hmm, what do you mean by "will not even start" ?? Do you mean that you are unable to generate any code at all?

    I have done a simple 2D pocket in Fusion and used the LinuxCNC PP to post code, to me...
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