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  1. Re: Looking for online CNC service that does thin wall (

    copper ya not so much , I missed seeing copper .
  2. Re: Looking for online CNC service that does thin wall (

    I'm willing the bet that you'd be able to find an extrusion that will fit the bill , unless you've got some funky shapes to the heatsink , I've machined many heatsinks from solid , or finish machined...
  3. Re: Neighbor may complain to the city, what to expect?

    fire pit you say . Burn garbage if she manages to shut you down
  4. Re: Neighbor may complain to the city, what to expect?

    put speakers along the fence line and every day crank up the nastiest death metal you can find .
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    Re: School for CNC Service and repair?

    from what I've seen is it's on the job training . The best guy I've ever seen used to be a sewing machine repairman . He got a job working for Elliot repairing matsuura's and learned everything on...
  6. Re: What do you think about climate change/global warming?

    I don't believe in conspiracy theories nor do I necessarily in scientific theories . The ice age was real and we are still coming out of it . Look at a typical winter thaw and how the melt begins...
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    Re: pcnc440's after near 3 yrs

    interesting . maybe they are random how they position the motor cable . All of mine pointed downwards at the connector . With this new mill I've got the jump on that problem
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    Re: pcnc440's after near 3 yrs

    This is one immediate change that I recommend to anyone who is terrible with cleaning chips from the machine tray . Change the x motor around as in the pic . With the cable pointing downwards there...
  9. Re: What do you think about climate change/global warming?

    I don't deny that the globe is warming but I also have to question why .
    one problem with science is funding , they go where there is the most funding , and they push reasons why they need more...
  10. Re: Material to build a enclosure for my 440

    lexan is surprisingly tough . A number of yrs ago I was day dreaming and lightly leaning up against the door of a production mill . A part got launched at a high rate of speed and smacked the door...
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    Re: Torus Pro Computer Crash

    It's possible that the configuration file isn't right but it's hard to say . Have you tried a new power supply on your old computer . If it drops power to your bob when you try to open a program then...
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    Re: Torus Pro Computer Crash

    if your old computer was mounted in the control panel , then one of the pc power supply connectors will have been connected to power the bob . I run a stepper setup with an external pc so I mounted...
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    Re: Torus Pro Computer Crash

    don't forget to change profiles once you drag the xml file to mach
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    Re: Torus Pro Computer Crash

    yes the link on the novakon site .
  15. Re: Material to build a enclosure for my 440

    a good point is the possibility of a launched part , This was from a chunk 1/2x2x6 that was tossed at 10k when my 440's coolant line clogged without me knowing it , It's 22 gage steel and judging by...
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    Re: Torus Pro Computer Crash

    right click on the link and save as :
    save it to a spot on your computer then move the file to your mach folder
  17. Re: Material to build a enclosure for my 440

    that corrugated plastic lasts a while but it breaks down from the coolant . Aluminum or steel sheet is your best bet
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    Re: Novakon Announcement

    I check my emails often , I got your email after I posted this regardless of if you saw this or not . I told you how I will proceed

    As far as assumptions go , you told me you'd contact me the...
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    Re: Novakon Announcement

    John I contacted you via email last week and you said you'd get back to me the following day , you didn't . I contacted you again yesterday , still nothing .

    I get it with the divorce I get it...
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    Re: Canada - Studica or Tormach ? CSA ?

    I just bought another and my brokerage fees were roughly $270 plus the inevitable taxes . Some brokers are terrible but the good ones make it seamless . A few filled in forms and a credit card is all...
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    Re: pcnc440's after near 3 yrs

    Tigster
    I just remembered a brand of insert that was deadly and would probably work well for you . I've used stellram who had inserts that at a glance would lead a guy to assume the were for...
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    Re: pcnc440's after near 3 yrs

    I've only ever run aluminum on mine . These mills don't have a lot of power so it would take some playing to get the right feel for any steel cutting . I think this size mill has a lot of leverage...
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    Re: pcnc440's after near 3 yrs

    now that you mention it these have helicoil as well . I didn't look at them closely and assumed they were tapped . The other 2 have the right screws . The first one had 2 torx screws that were...
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    Re: pcnc440's after near 3 yrs

    my 50mm face mills have done a great job up to this point , except they are cheap and unbalanced which leaves me running them at 6000rpm . At 10k they aren't too bad but there is some vibration...
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    Re: Drilling problem - machine crash

    haas will go to tool change position on am m6 call . Many machines won't depending on the control and they require being at z home position , which is one reason why a g91g28z0 is often posted at...
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    Re: Novakon Announcement

    part sourcing info would be handy . A lot of the parts have manufacturer names and model numbers but searching google has been a fail on a few things
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    Re: Macro and Look Ahead?

    good to hear
    After I posted I got to searching the back of my mind regarding the g103 , but I can't put my finger on it . If I recall correctly I've only ever used it once , and I remember the look...
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    Re: Drilling problem - machine crash

    "#<_minimumZclear>"
    or must all variables be of the form
    "#12345"?
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    this is beyond silly it's gotten outright fkn stupid

    I thought you were saying minimumZclear was a command , thats what...
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    Re: Drilling problem - machine crash

    this character minimumZclear

    if you want to learn further then download the haas manual a gloss it over
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    Re: Drilling problem - machine crash

    you asked if its names or only numerical

    that character you displayed will likely be only used on linuxcnc but I may be wrong
    if , then , round , trig characters ( tan atan) etc etc . Custom...
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