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  1. Re: issues with gcode file produced from fusion 360 used in mach3

    New flexible couplers have been installed, along with complete cable replacement due to splices in middle of old ones and
    sheath grounded on both ends(motors and controller box). New ones sheaths...
  2. Re: issues with gcode file produced from fusion 360 used in mach3

    yes they were the spring type. 6.35 to 10 mm are the plum type which resemble lovejoy couplings
    free of backlash. Wondered about how much expansion and compression the flexible material would...
  3. Re: issues with gcode file produced from fusion 360 used in mach3

    Well went out in garage to test some of the possible fixes, and jogged the mill to somewhere near center of bed and notice it
    was making funny noise, and wouldn't you know it, the aluminum flexible...
  4. Re: issues with gcode file produced from fusion 360 used in mach3

    No question is stupid...been there done that. Anyway, yes I do know the difference. I use G56 and locate it somewhere near the
    center of mill bed for nubie safety. I also change the gcode from G54...
  5. Re: issues with gcode file produced from fusion 360 used in mach3

    I change the G54 to G56 and identify that location on mill somewhere near center of mill bed for nubie safety.

    (SERVO_MOUNT_ADAPTER)
    (FIRST FUSION 360)
    (MACHINE)
    ( VENDOR HOMEMADE)
    ( MODEL...
  6. Re: issues with gcode file produced from fusion 360 used in mach3

    Will regenerate the gcode and try later today...thanks
  7. issues with gcode file produced from fusion 360 used in mach3

    recently downloaded fusion 360 and trying to design and output gcode to use in DIY 3 axis router controlled by mach3. I elected the wcs with z axis pointing up, x pointing to right, and y axis to 90...
  8. looking for servo motor mounting adapters

    Have 4 never used Liton Clifton Precision model jdh 2250-bx-1c motors. Recently purchased a small cnc mill(totally unknown manfacturer)
    that appears to have major issues with controller. No stickers...
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    Re: Mach3 fails to open...

    Post multiple video driver download/installs, I have found one on the Nvidia website that does
    allow Mach3 to startup. Driver was not for my card, but video does appear to be functional??
    I did...
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    Mach3 fails to open...

    New install of XP on dedicated PC to use for CNC router in near future. Installed Mach3
    and restarted. attempts to start Mach3 all fail. I get an error msg that “NVidia opengl
    driver” error....
  11. ok, pls excuse my lack of understanding, but when...

    ok, pls excuse my lack of understanding, but when I watch video's on youtube of faces, or other 3 dimensional objects
    cut out with CNC routers, how is that accomplished. The depth on such things is...
  12. Thank you. How is the Z axis controlled if only...

    Thank you. How is the Z axis controlled if only 2D drawings are allowed in lazycam. I have not purchased
    the license for mach3 yet, but very soon, and wonder if some of the issues with lazycam are...
  13. After considerable testing all the .dxf files...

    After considerable testing all the .dxf files that would not load into lazycam, I have discovered
    that saving them back to version 2007 appears to resolve the issue. Based on that I assume
    lazycam...
  14. Nubie...Autocad dxf files fail to load into lazycam

    First, understand I am a NUBIE and CNC, so show patience pls. I have valid student copy of AutoCAD 2014 that I
    am using for CAD program. So far I have limited all attempts to load a dxf file to 2d...
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