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    Re: Countersinking tips and tricks?

    I was wondering what the problem was. I always used a chamfer operation as mentioned here with more then one pass if required. I do get away with using the chamfer left after spot drilling. But I...
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    Re: 660 u shars vise on my 1100 s3

    My Tormach machinist vise requires regular cleaning to work correctly. Also careful adjustment after cleaning or I get some Jaw lift. I have read about people locking their vise or vises down in same...
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    Re: What ToolSetter do you use?

    The ETS is the one that Tormach sells with the router system. It does not appear to be super precise overall but still well within tolerance for work done with a gantry router system.
    The real...
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    Re: What ToolSetter do you use?

    pls = please im guessing :)
    tts = Tormach Tool System
    ets = electronic tool setter
    pdb = power draw bar
    tlo = tool length offset
    uccnc = some control software
  5. Re: Surface Plate and strap clamp warnings.

    I was going to say! Those big surface plates should have short threads not thru. I remember years ago someone on Youtube was complaining about tool quality and the t nuts for a 4th axis surface plate...
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    Re: What ToolSetter do you use?

    Good video as always Cliff :)
    You had my attention when showing the blue colored mechanical tool setter. I have looked at those in pictures and always wondered how you zeroed them.
    Most the time...
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    Re: Tormach water resistant key board

    I looked at your link and quickly noticed ps2 cables. The tiny 24r brix size control box has only network, usb and lcd connections no ps2 port for a mouse.
    That type keyboard will work with the...
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    Re: 1100 Motor Bearings

    wow , I dont ever remember my mill spindle being very quiet. Yet alone run silent like my 24rs high speed spindle. Unless cutter is engaged it makes no noise that I can hear at all. After cutter...
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    Re: Tormach water resistant key board

    anyone find a keyboard with trackball or touch pad that works with pp?
    I would like to get rid of dumb mice in my shop.
    I use touch screens and keyboards all day. Only touch mouse for right click...
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    Re: Tormach 24R Router

    Was looking around and found some pictures from cam tool path and cutter testing I did a few months ago.
    Work holding was a simple cookie cutter cam strategy with big tabs. Then slowly and evenly...
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    Re: B and C axis with PathPilot

    Very cool, always a fan of your work.
    Are you controlling A axis tilt? Or maybe some other top secret synchronized setup?
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    Re: Improve Surface Finish

    As others mentioned above. Reducing machine vibration, work holding, tool chatter, gibbs on one or more axis not adjusted, bad feeds and speeds, tool runout ……………..... the list that can effect your...
  13. Re: Jwatte

    Yes, was not clear if this was your question. Set active g-code offset g-54-59x on midi line. Then with tool 99 "probe" is active you touch off to find your desired x,y,z location and zero desired...
  14. Re: New to PP and questions about part 0 vs tool offset 0

    Might want to update PP also.
    Reading release notes for newest Path pilot update and it looks like they have changed some of the e.t.s. and probe setup and functions. Not having to reference spindle...
  15. Re: New to PP and questions about part 0 vs tool offset 0

    I use the most current version of pp and this might make a difference in how this works and the instructions on setup pages. Also I would read the ets and probe setup pages in the new mx manuals....
  16. Re: Updated to Pathpilot V2.4 and now ATC is not working.......

    +1
    Will look, but off hand all I see is old tormach version of mach on cd.

    edit; guess it could still be in the cd drive on old controller.
  17. Re: Updated to Pathpilot V2.4 and now ATC is not working.......

    No cd it comes on a usb stick. Search the forum there was a thread that explained how to create it.
    How did you perform update? I download updates to a computer and then copy to a usb stick and...
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    Re: T/C tapping on a 770

    I use around 500 rpm on everything out of habit. My spindle is not calibrate very accurate and I see some tc extension and retraction but no big deal. I have 2 standard tc units with collets and 1 tc...
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    Re: Tormach 24R Router

    That looks like it was 3d scanned! How labor intense was that to convert from a picture?

    The first project code I run on the machine "shown above" was a simple line drawing I did in iron cad then...
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    Re: Tormach 24R Router

    This is one of the things I struggle with and would like to simplify. Also some tools to convert pictures or clip art to tool paths would be handy also. The list is long for ideas and stuff to do. ...
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    Re: Tormach 24R Router

    Thanks for heads up on vcarve. that is a good endorsement right there. I was thinking that same thing it will be nice to have cam options on both machines. Going to try them all and then decide what...
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    Re: Tormach 24R Router

    Follow up on this tool for anyone that reads this stuff. No problems with anything so far. Cooling fans might be getting a bit noisy. Could be in need of some cleaning. Keeping it lubricated is a...
  23. Re: Tool Table numbers messed up - help please

    I didn't notice that exact option. This last year I did noticed a couple of changes in updates and was the reason I let it try to update. What a frustrating experience that was :).
    Wish Sprutcam...
  24. Re: Tool Table numbers messed up - help please

    After some annoying down time and some wasted time to fix the update it looks to be working OK. and so it goes.
  25. Re: Tool Table numbers messed up - help please

    I got same notice for update for version 12 a few days ago. last few months I have updated with no problems. This update set off a number of warnings and crashed sprutcam install out. Was able to get...
  26. Thread: 24R ???

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    Re: 24R ???

    I Wonder how many they have sold?
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    Re: Workholding Tips and Tricks

    Good informative video as usual Keen!
    I follow some model engine builders that impress me all the time with the setups they come up with. Some use what they call "mules" to fully test the setup,...
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    Re: Life with a new 770m

    Not to worry! Monkeys will always like shiny things :)

    I don't mind breaking a tool now and then or some other bozo error that sends the dog running out of the shop. But when you spoil a part /...
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    Re: PathPilot 2.4.3 release

    After more time spent in front of control, I find the new run from here behavior to be one of best update /change in path pilot for me ever!
    Now its far more useful to include setup picture links in...
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    Re: PathPilot 2.4.3 release

    I paid more attention when operating pp and I was amazed the program now follows my code and allows me to stop at certain points. Set new offsets and restart without having to search for that point...
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