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  1. Re: Dolphin CAM a good choice for woodworking or guitar builders?

    No. Use Vectric.
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    Re: Step through g-code window

    Thanks mate!!! The best emulator I have ever used. Cheers
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    Re: TopTech BF20L Vario

    I would be very surprised if you found a wiring diagram. I have put picosystems spindle dacs on my BF-30, BF-46, and a Turner Lathe. ALL were isolated earth.. so be careful!!

    I blew the F out of...
  4. Re: Dolphin V13 - Tormach PathPilot Post Processor

    As pathpilot is just a hacked version of Linuxcnc, I would be using the that processor!

    There is no reason why Dolphin or yourself can't change the post so on the fly tool changes work.
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    Re: Extron E320 CNC mill communications.

    Hhmmm. I wonder are you a registered gunsmith with a valid licence? My understanding is making any "functional" part of any gun (including paintball) in this country is illegal?
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    Hahaha... and this thread just goes on... and on...

    No I was not thinking primarily of a solar power plant for a farming use at all. I was thinking a "solar farm" just like many have now done in...
  7. Re: Cant join liness to arcs or conics without corrupting whole drawing.

    Didi you get this sorted?

    Your picture distorts because you are moving the point instead of bridging it. Powerpack now has a tool to identify and help join gaps.

    Cheers
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    Re: thread milling

    PM3D is a licence issue. You set radius or diameter output in the machine setup. Adjust tool offset... not sure what you are talking about. Cam doesn't concern itself with offsets, that's your...
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    Australia is called the lucky country because it has always been a land of opportunity that brings fortune to those that are lucky. But what does that mean?

    Several years ago before we sold the...
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    Hahaha. The Aust dollar was floated in the 80s by Keating. Back in those days Keating talked about globalisation, a level playing field, and Australia taking it's place in the world. Some embraced...
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    Australia has been at war for many years, but like most Aussies, I stay sheltered and only see snapshots in the media. Despite my protests my youngest recently joined the Navy so I hope it doesn't...
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    Re: noob question - stepper motor encoder

    Adding an encoder to an open system is quite easy. You should however look at why you want to do this? Losing steps is often a common belief, but not a reality... especially with micro stepping.

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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    Ian, I don't agree with your view on why or how, but I totally agree with what you just wrote. It seems you may have decided technology might not be our best friend after all...
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    Who am I to know and his is just my view -
    1. Trump has NO chance of turning America around. If manufacturing does come back to the land of America, it will be totally subsidised, automated and full...
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    I don't think anyones discussed politics or said Australia isn't a good place to live. I think what several people have said is that it's becoming a harder place to live and there is little place...
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    Haha! Australia isn't going backwards... it's always been backwards! From the time the first fleet landed it's never in it's history been able to stand on its own two feet. Australia has always been...
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    Re: New Aussi CNC controller

    I think that may be a problem with your browser. It was uploaded to youtube as an MP4 file, not flash. You could try going to youtube and searching for "CNC closed loop v open loop". Maybe it will...
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    Re: New Aussi CNC controller

    I've put my thoughts on this subject based on my experience and business here -
    https://youtu.be/b5JD2-hlvtw
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    :cheers:
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    Ian, I think your view is out of date, old world, and full of propaganda.

    Last time I was in China, we travelled from Shanghai to a garden village 600kms away that took 1.5 hours in a train that...
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    Ian & Roger, people always crap on about wages, but they have little to do with anything. People are inefficient and waist full... that's it.

    Ah, the old world perception of China! Been there...
  22. Re: New to the world of cnc, abit of advice needed! - Melbourne

    LOL! And BTW he was talking Balsa wood.

    For the money you want to pay for that thing, I'll turn one up for you. But, if you're really serious about making this, forget about cnc and get yourself a...
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    Just to be clear Ian, I'm not saying the "good old days". I don't think the past is better than the future or the future is better than the past. ie. I think a cricketer has the same skill today as...
  24. Re: Looking for somebody with CNC milling machine

    I love your dismissive nature... like why ask the question if you think you already know?
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    Poll: Re: How much does an average machinist make?

    I think the argument comes down to what you define as progress. Does driving in a car instead of a walking make me better... no! Do I think we are more progressive or achieve more than say those in...
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