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    Poll: Just checked out his videos and stuff. Really...

    Just checked out his videos and stuff. Really nice pendant. One guy was *****ing that it had a delay in the outer ring but the developer was working on the plugin and it should fix that. I think it's...
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    When I purchased my 3 steppers with a break out...

    When I purchased my 3 steppers with a break out board they arrived exactly 10 days after I ordered them, delivered by UPS to my door. When I ordered a replacement motor from Xylotex here in the...
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    Remember that you have to contact them at night...

    Remember that you have to contact them at night because they are in China on the other side of the earth. I usually did all my business at about 7pm Colorado time and they were just getting to work...
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    I've had nothing but excellent service from them...

    I've had nothing but excellent service from them and my table runs great. Go ahead and buy from them.
  5. Mfgbydesign, I like the picture frame idea. I'll...

    Mfgbydesign, I like the picture frame idea. I'll have to make a couple of those myself. Thanks.
  6. Get some Celtic knot patterns and cut them into...

    Get some Celtic knot patterns and cut them into Christmas ornaments. That's always a good one. I've been doing lithophanes for all my co-workers and family for this christmas. Mine are about 4"x3"...
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    Poll: CNC Makers 001, That's a pretty cool...

    CNC Makers 001,

    That's a pretty cool controller. I've never seen one like that. Must be a new one coming out now. I may just have to try one. I like my XBOX360 controller fine. I do miss the...
  8. Thanks torchhead, I've already replaced the...

    Thanks torchhead,

    I've already replaced the driver, or should I say Wantai Motors
    replaced it. I just got the new one and installed it on my table.

    I just opened the old drive to see if I...
  9. Wire wound

    Thanks Al,

    There are 2 sets next to each other on the board. Same values but the smoked looking ones are open and the other 2 have resistance. I figured it was worth a shot to find out if it...
  10. Electronics resistor identification help please

    I let the smoke out of one of my Wantai stepper controllers the other day and I need help identifying the cooked resistors I found.

    The two resistors that look cooked are tan in color and marked...
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    Wantai Motors

    Wantai
    Longs
    Keling

    They are all exactly the same. They come from China,
    they all work very well when used correctly.
    If you want Wantai products contact
    Jolie at Wantai at:...
  12. Wantai Motors

    Get the Wantai supply, they will take care of you and back up their products.

    Contact Jolie at Wantai here: jolie1985love@live.cn

    Tell Jolie Pete sent you.

    Have a good one,

    Pete
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    Wantai Motors rocks

    I purchased a 3 axis 425oz hybrid stepper setup with a B.O.B. and have had great success with it. I did smoke a driver, my fault, and Jolie at Wantai
    sent me another one at cost. I upgraded from a...
  14. No problem. I use one every day at work for...

    No problem. I use one every day at work for anything round. I.D. and O.D., small and large. We have a selection of arms for ours that can indicate in pretty large material or very small items or...
  15. Coaxial Indicator

    I always use a coaxial indicator on my HAAS machines. Spin it about 90 rpm and jog X and Y to find center, then you're done.
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    Poll: XBOX360 wired USB controller

    I ended up using an XBOX360 wired controller like CNC Lurker. The plugin is available from the Mach3 plugin website page.
    I purchased an aftermarket controller brand new on ebay for $18.95 including...
  17. Give Christmas Ornaments

    Engrave snowflakes and other stuff into thin Maple with the persons
    name and the year as Christmas ornaments. You can get some good xmas dxf files and snowflakes here.

    Free Cnc Dxf Vector Art...
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    That is so cool, just don't know what I'd do with...

    That is so cool, just don't know what I'd do with a Chinese checkers playing robot arm!
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    Can't help you with plans, but I make all the...

    Can't help you with plans, but I make all the parts for this robotic arm on a Haas VF-Milling Center and lathe.

    Pretty cool unit they sell. The robots are not sold by us.
    ...
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    Poll: MPG for Mach3

    Nice, thanks for the info!
  21. Need a plastic electronics enclosure cheap!

    I've been looking at all the really cool enclosures that are created by you folks on the Zone.
    Amazing to say the least. I just need a place to get a plastic box or panel, semi rigid so it doesn't...
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    Poll: The wait is over, MPG for Mach3, less than $100!

    This looks like what most cnc hobby guys are looking for.
    I haven't tried one, but it looks like it would be great for
    my router table. Simple, small, very cool.

    Make CNC Product detail

    P.S....
  23. Is the belt drive system on the Zenbot available?

    I was just looking at the belt drive system on the new Zenbot and was wondering if there is a source for the stepper motor housing or mount setup they are using for the drive belts. It mounts the...
  24. Need a CNC router mentor in Fort Collins, CO

    If anybody out there has a CNC router in the Northern Colorado area, Fort Collins or Loveland, and they want to teach a newbie some tricks, it would be most helpful.

    Please contact me at...
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    Thank you guys for all your help, I'm comfortable...

    Thank you guys for all your help, I'm comfortable with it all now. I think I'm going to wire the 5 "limit" switches with the y-- and x-- shared as a home switch. Also adding a touch off pad for the...
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