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  • scottp55's Avatar
    Today, 07:44 AM
    Beautiful chunk of wood and and very fitting hardware and design Steve! Species of the crotch please? Is that actual turquoise or glass frit on the...
    1 replies | 33 view(s)
  • steve_g's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:11 PM
    Here's a little project for the new year... A mantle clock. I bought a radio controlled clock works to automatically correct the time from...
    1 replies | 33 view(s)
  • knight_toolworks's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:33 PM
    I talked to shopbot and they think a loose e stop wire or to check the drivers see if a red light is flashing when it happens. it has been working...
    2 replies | 95 view(s)
  • jTr's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:05 PM
    Machine can run home and land reasonably close to precise location, even with worn pinions. However, once a bit is spinning against the workpiece,...
    2 replies | 95 view(s)
  • srwtlc's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:23 AM
    srwtlc replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    Meant to reference VU, values units, B Unit Value.
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • scottp55's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:00 AM
    View this email in your browser We have a NEW training session scheduled for this week! LIVE Events for the Week - January 25th, 2021 through...
    1 replies | 195 view(s)
  • srwtlc's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:51 AM
    srwtlc replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    Just for curiosity sake, what is your B axis unit value set to? (VA, Values Units, B Unit Value) In both your videos, the MTC script is falling...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • bobmann's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 07:31 PM
    bobmann replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    I found these in C:/Shopbot Support/custom/mtc
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • srwtlc's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 05:11 PM
    srwtlc replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    Go to your C:\SbParts\Custom\MTC folder and attach the MTC.spb file you have. That is the file that is causing it.
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • Steve Rice's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 05:10 PM
    I'm looking for a good used Desktop Shopbot with a spindle (instead of a router). I'm in KY but I am willing to travel to pick one up. Thanks...
    0 replies | 86 view(s)
  • bobmann's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 04:54 PM
    bobmann replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    So I deleted the C9 command in a part file, and the A & B axis did not change when I started the program. This solves the problem of the indexer...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • srwtlc's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 04:51 PM
    srwtlc replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    You can change it to .txt and then we can change it back to .crv3d or add it to the extension already there. The sbp file is just a screen grab, so...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • knight_toolworks's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 04:02 PM
    the machine was made the last year shopbot made the alphas. it has run fine the whole time. had some issues with the serial to usb adapter and a ...
    2 replies | 95 view(s)
  • bobmann's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 02:52 PM
    bobmann replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    This is the SBP file. It will not allow me to upload the Aspire file, I get an error that it is an invalid file type. The Aspire suffix is .crv3d...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • srwtlc's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 01:42 PM
    srwtlc replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    Choose to reply to thread and in the lower right, click "Go Advanced". Once there, scroll down an use "Manage Attachments" and attach your file...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • bobmann's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 01:27 PM
    bobmann replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    Please excuse the ignorance, I am totally new to G code. Comment out the call? I cannot copy/paste the cut file, this forum will not allow it,...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • srwtlc's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 01:00 PM
    srwtlc replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    Post your cut file. The supposed problem is happening when the cut file calls up ShopBot's manual tool change file. If you were to comment out (')...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • bobmann's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 12:54 PM
    bobmann replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    This is the top of the SBP file. For some reason I am unable to copy and paste that file here.
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • bobmann's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 12:41 PM
    bobmann replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    Thanks for responding. I set the X,Y at zero (use the "Zero Axis box) The Z in the cut file is the axis, so the Z has to be up high before I can...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • ita47's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 12:40 PM
    The controller has been upgraded to a PRT V4g board Do you know of a good supplier for 10 feet rack gears and new pinion gears?
    2 replies | 139 view(s)
  • coryatjohn's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 11:43 AM
    coryatjohn replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    >> Not sure what you are referring to as home for the cut file. What do you have set as the start/home position in the material settings? If...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • bobmann's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 11:33 AM
    bobmann replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    Thanks, I am just repeating what the Tech at Shopbot told me. They sent me a PP that was supposed to be for a machine without a tool changer, but it...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • bobmann's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 11:28 AM
    bobmann replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    My red window does not have those check boxes, it is just as you see it in the video, even when there is no program called up. I do have the value...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • bobmann's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 10:17 AM
    bobmann replied to a thread Indexer PP issue in Indexer
    There is no option to select either the A or B. When I change from 3 to 5 axis as the instructions dictate, both A and B show up. According to...
    20 replies | 420 view(s)
  • coryatjohn's Avatar
    01-25-2021, 10:03 AM
    coryatjohn replied to a thread Spindle weight in Test Area
    I have a 2013 PRS Alpha with the Shopbot supplied 4hp spindle. The springs hold the weight just fine. Still good after 8 years.
    3 replies | 261 view(s)
  • Brian Harnett's Avatar
    01-24-2021, 08:25 PM
    I would replace the rack with new full length and new pinion gears. Is it the original controller? I have a 2003 and the controller was a dog,...
    2 replies | 139 view(s)
  • john_hartman's Avatar
    01-24-2021, 04:54 PM
    Hi Everyone- A muralist friend has asked me if I can make a "large tree" for an office project he's quoting. The trunk needs to be 11ft high and...
    0 replies | 81 view(s)
  • EricSchimel's Avatar
    01-24-2021, 04:25 PM
    EricSchimel replied to a thread Spindle weight in Test Area
    I have a stock set of springs in a PRS Standard that came with a spindle. With the spindle alone when the machine was powered off the springs kept...
    3 replies | 261 view(s)
  • MogulTx's Avatar
    01-24-2021, 12:35 PM
    MogulTx replied to a thread Spindle weight in Test Area
    Doesn't look like anyone has a solid answer for you. I would tell you that those machines were set up with PC 3.25HP routers, which are roughly the...
    3 replies | 261 view(s)
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