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    Re: CNC Operator's Work Documentation

    Hi, i have been in this business since 1968 and have plenty of observations regarding your observations.
  2. Re: how to carry out CNC milling tool radius compensation?

    G41 G42 G40 was used in the early 1970's very successfully.

    CUTOM/LEFT,XYPLAN
    CUTCOM/OFF

    The old APT language 1960's
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    Re: Need advice please

    Ok now, you are in good hands,
    I have been doing this since 1968, there is nothing i cannot explain or actually do with CAD and CNC.
    It is a mystery to most but all so rational as mathematics , it...
  4. Re: I need advice from someone who knows how apprenticeship works in Ontario, Canada

    Do it you won't ever regret the time in school.
    20yrs from now you can be a VP of mfg. no sweat says those who have done that.
  5. Thread: New to CNC

    by bostosh
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    Re: New to CNC

    First thing, think of your first project, something you can do with templates and a router.
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    Re: Spare time for CNC machining

    I have many parts to machine, all data in solids, small parts related to guitar. .125 plate stock, thin parts needing down-cut finish passes. Hi speed spindle
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    Re: L20 programming

    Old thread revival,
    I hope you experts are still there, we have a L20 and L16 to validate operational and then make parts,
    it was moved and wired this weekend.
    we will need you help after i...
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    Re: Who Holds The Key

    !00 % agree with subscriptions for hobbyists.
    Free sometimes costs more in the long run.
    Stand alone on older computers and software.
    They gotcha by the keystroke and credit card.
    Gcode and CNC...
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    Re: Windows 10 and older machines

    Simple,
    Use and dedicate the xp machine to serving the data to the machines as is,

    Use the new Win10 machine to generate the data.

    I use XP on dell optiplex for reliability.
    And keep...
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    Re: Anybody interested in exchanging services?

    Hello, Master Luthier, I need 6 Dreadnaughts made, what do you need?
  11. Re: I just need measurements of Ibanez ZR bridge tremolo arm.

    Any electric guitar shop should have those,
    I noticed your location. via post just order one
  12. Re: Help! Fusion is doing something really strange when chamfering

    Not a bug ?
    Spot drill has zero radius,
    i just did a deburring chamfer and faked the chamfer tool with a .001 diameter 45deg
  13. Re: What is the preferred oil/lacquer to use on a guitar neck finish?

    Rustoleum Clear Laquer from Home Depot, thick and slow,
    or Water thin and fast laquers from Luthiers supply shops.

    Check the guitar forums for much confusing varied advice from everyone.
  14. Thread: New Old Guy

    by bostosh
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    Re: New Old Guy

    You made a good "therapy" decision, learning this will be fun for you,
    is there an object to create in mind?
    I have found if there is a physical goal (part) you will get it thru to completion.
    ...
  15. Re: 5 Axis CNC Machining resourses, questions and advice.

    Hi, Post the file please, post in older versions for us old non maintenance users.
    5axis is nothing scary, try a horizontal 5ax dual rotary table with no simulation. we had to do this.before MCAM...
  16. Re: Need help converting .JPG to use with mastercam 2018

    Art to part, no problem. raster to vector
    Same instructions in X3 i have done many of these,
    tedious work, nothing as easy as you want it to be.
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    Re: SOLIDCAM QUESTION

    Jimmy, GM has the right idea, can you pull it off?
    List the all machines, their current programming method, control, postprocessors, pc's etc.
    This should determine the software of choice. and the...
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    Re: stair stringer software

    Mastercam X version has something like that for the CAD
    Then run 2D profile.
    Stairs are so easily done, run and rise.
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    Re: SOLIDCAM QUESTION

    Your machining skills are more important than the software .0002 is tight all depending on the parts.
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    Re: fadal 4020 c.n.c spindle

    First,
    do you have the correct tools to remove and replace these precision parts?
    Presses and plugs? Master Machinist available ?
  21. Re: MasterWood 365 5axis - Masterwood Opinions

    beckoff CDs for the TWINCAT system
    good start, can you put the discs on line so they can be looked at ?
    Are there source data for "it has Master AT and masterworks"
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    Re: Phenolic CNC routing

    Can you justify leasing the machine ?
    Or check in with the machine builder and query the quantity and availability of machines in the field.
    I send data all over to many places. ship me parts,...
  23. Re: MasterWood 365 5axis - Masterwood Opinions

    what about this ? is it $$$$
    Master 3D the CAD/CAM software solution for wood and similar materials working industry by numerically controlled machining centres

    OK let's start with
    what discs...
  24. Re: CADKEY 19.01 - HOW TO DISABLE "DIALOG BOXES PROMPTS" ON MOUSE RIGHT-CLICK

    Cadkey 19.01,
    under "tools" on top window menu,
    first selection is "mouse buttons"
    assign right button to "accept" (not delete)
    return to main screen

    Select eraser icon, select entities...
  25. Re: Blender, Rhino, Aspire or Fusion 360 for guitar design and milling?

    I saw this in Nashville, most impressive carving, structural design. and finish.
    Honey Tea & Maplewood
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