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    Re: Denford / Mach3 Help

    Thanks for the reply. Your response at least give me hope that it's possible. I'll keep digging.
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    Re: Denford / Mach3 Help

    Hello,

    I just saw your old post here. I'm looking at purchasing a Denford Startum 4 lathe. I'd like to run it with mach3. Did you find a good resource for information? Thank you.
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    Can Mach3 run a Denford Startum 4 lathe?

    Hello,

    Does anyone here know if Mach3 can run a Denford Startum 4 lathe? If so, can you point me to a place that might have information on what's involved in getting it converted/setup? I've...
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    Re: Mach3 2010 Screen set

    Hello, I have recently started using Fusion360 CAM. I select the Mach3 post. The 2010 Screenset seems to function as expected. Are you having a particular problem?
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    Re: Locator Pins/Dowels Sources?

    Hello, For 2-sided wood and plastic projects, I use wooden dowel rod that I buy at the hardware store, in 3 foot lengths for a couple bucks. 1/4" or 3/8" are nominal sizes, so I just measure them to...
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    Re: Raised text.

    Hello,
    Although I personally have not had the chance to use these FREEMAN products myself, I have heard good reviews:...
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    Re: Mach3 2010 Screen set

    Hi Gerry,

    I've been enjoying the use of your screen set with my CNC router for several years now and really like it. The Auto Zero/Manual tool change feature is my favorite. However, I just...
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    Re: Feed Rates - Over The Speed Limit

    Thanks guys.

    I'll investigate a little deeper and see what I can find.


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  9. Thread: Pro 4848 build

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    Re: Pro 4848 build

    Welcome Aboard!

    Go ahead and post some pictures as you are building the base. We've seen some pretty unique table ideas here.

    -- Bernie
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    Feed Rates - Over The Speed Limit

    Hi All,

    I'm just getting comfortable running Mach3 with my new CRP 4x4 Machine. In general things are working well. I've had some good and repeatable experiences cutting quite a few 2D parts. So...
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    Feed Rates - Over The Speed Limit

    Hi All,

    I'm just getting comfortable running Mach3 with my new DIY CNC Router table. In general things are working well. I've had some good and repeatable experiences cutting quite a few 2D parts....
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    Re: Acceleration - Is there a sweet spot?

    Gerry,

    Thanks for taking the time for that very clear explanation.

    This stuff is actually starting to make sense and sink in. I guess putting in the hours with the machine, experimenting and...
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    Acceleration - Is there a sweet spot?

    Hello Everyone!

    Been away for a while just getting used to working with this new machine (CRP PRO 4x4). In general, it's running GREAT!

    Did some test cuts, cut a few things for friends,...
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    Why Marshes? Would lacquer spray paint work? ...

    Why Marshes? Would lacquer spray paint work?


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  15. Thread: Dense Mesh Models

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    [That seems odd to me; I'd look for another...

    [That seems odd to me; I'd look for another explanation. After all, the program can use mm or inches, and has no internal check to see which is being used for a given operation, so 20 inches would be...
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    Hi Richard, Looks GREAT! How did you get...

    Hi Richard,

    Looks GREAT!

    How did you get the black in the cuts?

    -- Bernie
  17. Thread: Dense Mesh Models

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    Hi Andrew, My mesh reduction tests were...

    Hi Andrew,

    My mesh reduction tests were inconclusive, because the tool path calculations never completed. I had to cancel them before they finished. I let one go for almost 2 HOURS before I killed...
  18. Thread: Dense Mesh Models

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    Hello and thanks for the reply. I understand....

    Hello and thanks for the reply.

    I understand. I have worked with these meshes previously for purposes of 3D printing. I use the "Mesh Reduction" command in Rhino on those with great success.
    ...
  19. Thread: Dense Mesh Models

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    Dense Mesh Models

    Hello,

    I'm looking for some advice regarding efficiencies when computing toolpaths for dense meshes.

    I have some models containing no NURBS, just dense meshes derived from grayscale images....
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    Yes sensors are CRP. It appears to sense about...

    Yes sensors are CRP. It appears to sense about 8mm. Very consistent. One feature alone that makes these nice is the ease in which they can be adjusted. The threads are quite fine so they can be...
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    During the last few days I've managed to get my...

    During the last few days I've managed to get my control box panels designed and cut, assembled, and back in working order. Also did some much needed wire management.
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    Thanks everyone for that quick little discussion....

    Thanks everyone for that quick little discussion. Sometimes even the simplest stuff can be confusing.


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  23. Thread: Homing the Slave

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    Hi Gerry, Got sidetracked for a few days, but...

    Hi Gerry,

    Got sidetracked for a few days, but had time last night to disengage the motors and test. Yes, they are homing independently.

    Thanks for your help with this.

    Bernie


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    More progress! Installed the Mach3 2010...

    More progress!

    Installed the Mach3 2010 Screenset from ger21, and fabricated some hardware. After first tests, things are working great!

    Touch plate mount: 3/4 plywood + 3/4 aluminum square =...
  25. Thread: Homing the Slave

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    Gerry, In diagnostic screen, the "A" LED does...

    Gerry,

    In diagnostic screen, the "A" LED does flash for Home. So does that mean all is well?

    Thanks,

    Bernie
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