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    Thank You. It was a lot quicker looking here than...

    Thank You. It was a lot quicker looking here than in my manual books. Glad to have them but where to look through 500 pages? Lol.
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    You need the trash can to toss Gibbs into it and...

    You need the trash can to toss Gibbs into it and move on to Autodesk to not have to deal with all the intermittent issues and the fact they give you a 15 yr old post processor that conflicts with...
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    Re: Centroid M400 code numbers

    I have many centeoid controls including a 20 year old m400. I think from Centroids perspective and I may be wrong is that they are a small staffed company. In retrospect imagine if they had to...
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    I feel bad for anyone new reading this that gets...

    I feel bad for anyone new reading this that gets the idea a bt30 is insufficient. We have r8, bt30, and bt40 In our shop and while it’s obvious they get more rigid in that order a bt30 is perfectly...
  5. Could anodized aluminum.

    Could anodized aluminum.
  6. I agree the extrusion needs to go. Better to use...

    I agree the extrusion needs to go. Better to use thick cast mic6 and bolt it together. His design wouldn’t hurt to run 4 rails using two on the outside and if he insists on a gantry like that to also...
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    Curious how well yours machines parts? Depth of...

    Curious how well yours machines parts? Depth of cut?, speeds, etc... in hindsite would you have gone bigger blocks knowing you machines dovetails anyways? I have the room for 30’s on my 833t but the...
  8. We have a bench router we built at work that can...

    We have a bench router we built at work that can cut steel however it’s not used for it at all. It also has ridiculous sized hgh20cc Y axis and 15mm X axis rails, has a 1” cast pallet table drilled...
  9. We have a bench router we built at work that can...

    We have a bench router we built at work that can cut steel however it’s not used for it at all. It also has ridiculous sized hgh20cc Y axis and 15mm X axis rails, has a 1” cast pallet table drilled...
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    What do you guys use for post processors?? That’s...

    What do you guys use for post processors?? That’s my only concern.
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    There is however it’s a little late did you ever...

    There is however it’s a little late did you ever get it done?
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    Not your situation but applies to others. Gibbs...

    Not your situation but applies to others. Gibbs cam has various packages and if you have the basic of 3 axis machining it will not accept anything it’s own vnc file and the user cannot upload fusion...
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    Curious what it costs now for maintenance? I was...

    Curious what it costs now for maintenance? I was given 3 axis milling with a machine I purchased but told that after 90 days it requires maintenance and haven’t a clue. For a small shop I’m wondering...
  14. Photo of citizen control. Guessing it’s 80’s? Not...

    Photo of citizen control. Guessing it’s 80’s? Not really familiar with these Swiss. Fortunately it comes with a full time hire or training if we choose to move forward.
  15. Correction I misunderstood other machine is a 16...

    Correction I misunderstood other machine is a 16 mil star not for this post. So it’s one citizen. Looks like a yama seiki sw-32 (not operating) also included.
  16. Cincom Citizen L20 swiss cnc inquiry; decent?

    A friend and myself are looking at an opportunity to acquire a 3000sqfy shop and a pair of Cincom citizen L20 swiss cnc along with a small customer base. If we move ahead we intend to move our two...
  17. Isn’t it 50hz 380v in the UK? There should be...

    Isn’t it 50hz 380v in the UK? There should be plenty of psu’s that plug in over there to 48v DC or whatever you choose for under $100usd. Just a quick look at aliexpress there is this US $408.64 10?...
  18. Here is a photo of my benchtop router. I designed...

    Here is a photo of my benchtop router. I designed it with the idea when I have the space I can move the z axis and all the electrical hardware to a bigger table some day. It can machine steel at slow...
  19. I’m running ihsv57-30-18-36-01-BY from JMC and...

    I’m running ihsv57-30-18-36-01-BY from JMC and they have incredible amounts of torque and speed. Also ultra quiet and I found them on aliexpress for $100 each with integrated drivers. Seems fairly...
  20. Buying my first Industrial cnc machine Atrump BF6C

    I came across an opportunity where a college has a nearly unused Atrump bed mill with 5hp bt40 spindle and 50” table and Centroid T-400 control. I’m told it is 4th axis ready and wanting to know if...
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    I wish this were the case I’ve had centroid since...

    I wish this were the case I’ve had centroid since they released acorn on two machines, neither are running right to this day. Support is here or there and much of the time it’s as though they don’t...
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    I have to agree here I purchased the digitizing...

    I have to agree here I purchased the digitizing bundle believing it was set to go and simple to manifest a finished part. Unfortunately the crude reality is that it’s not. Their advertising is...
  23. Do you have a photo of how you wired it up? It’s...

    Do you have a photo of how you wired it up? It’s hard to tell by video with the camera moving. I have 3 of those motors and for some reason none of them will move. When I went to download the...
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    Wow doesn’t that put size into perspective? I...

    Wow doesn’t that put size into perspective? I think this is why many don’t attempt this because they don’t have the extra mill. Finding one to assist without breaking the bank funding the project is...
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    For others that may come by and read and to...

    For others that may come by and read and to comment to what length rail they should use I usually order rails that are two inches longer than actual travel needed. There is typically no need to run...
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