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  1. Thread: Vacuum Nozzle

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    Just a thought, I believe that if you attached a...

    Just a thought, I believe that if you attached a skirt that only enclosed the area near the router, not the whole mount, you might increase the performance.

    Phil
  2. Thread: Vacuum Nozzle

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    Interesting, how effective is it? Phil

    Interesting, how effective is it?

    Phil
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    Love seeing your work. I'm sure you are having a...

    Love seeing your work. I'm sure you are having a lot of fun. Have you posted photos of you "towns" and train layouts?

    Phil
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    Thanks to all. I sent an email o TJ. He sent me...

    Thanks to all. I sent an email o TJ. He sent me the CRV file and the STL model. His source was thingverse.

    Phil
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    Model airplane propeller models

    A friend of mine belongs to a model airplane club. He asked me is I could make propellers. They appear to have a fairly complicated geometry. Does anyone have experience making propellers? Are...
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    I love them! :) Phil

    I love them! :)

    Phil
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    Source for paint mask

    I'm looking for a source for a small quantity of paint mask


    Thanks,




    Phil
  8. Thread: Boston area

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    Vectric's forum has a member's map. This may...

    Vectric's forum has a member's map. This may help you find someone closer. http://forum.vectric.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=24091

    Phil
  9. Thread: Boston area

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    I'm a little over 2 hours away in Pittsfield. ...

    I'm a little over 2 hours away in Pittsfield. What's your small project?

    Phil
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    I made my own "shoe" to fit my skillsaw and run...

    I made my own "shoe" to fit my skillsaw and run on an aluminum guide. It works great. I'm sure the Festool is better but this was easy to make and didn't cost much at all.
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    I am always impressed when I hear of someone who...

    I am always impressed when I hear of someone who kept himself active this late in life, still working at something he enjoyed, still fishing. I hope I can come close to matching his achievement....
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    Thanks, Joe. I've made many signs out of PVC. ...

    Thanks, Joe. I've made many signs out of PVC. They have all been V Carved. The HDU choice was not mine. I haven't carved any signs with 3D graphics. Can you suggest some speed and feed numbers...
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    OK. I'll keep an eye out.

    OK. I'll keep an eye out.
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    Need someone to carve a sign

    I'm having trouble with my machine and I won't be able to complete a sign. If someone is interested in caring a 3D sign in HDU. This is a 2 sided sign approximately 20" x 36". The background of...
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    Thanks, Scott.

    Thanks, Scott.
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    On the Vectric forum Gary Campbell suggester that...

    On the Vectric forum Gary Campbell suggester that the stepper motor running for hours can build up enough heat to cause the loss of steps. I set up the file to cut as a 3D raster finishing toolpath,...
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    Thanks to all. I learned a lot. Not sure exactly...

    Thanks to all. I learned a lot. Not sure exactly what the problem is but I have things to look for; hot stepper motors, feed rate too high, static.
    I also contacted Shopbot support and performed a...
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    Martin, this is the first time I've heard of the...

    Martin, this is the first time I've heard of the safely remove hardware and eject media option. How is it done?

    Thanks,

    Phil
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    Losing steps while cutting

    While cutting HDU on a 3D finishing cut I was losing steps. I was using a new Beckwith 1/4" carbide bit. Cut was 1/2" deep with a 10% stepover at 200"/minute. The cut would be fine for quite a...
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    Eagle Coin carving

    This carving is from a scan from a Roland Picza scanner. The material is MDF. It's 7" in diameter. The finish is Rub and Buff silver, I finished up with a thin coat of brown Briwax to give it an...
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    I have a spindle, just exploring an easier way to...

    I have a spindle, just exploring an easier way to change bits.

    Phil
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    Musclechuck or Eliminator chuck

    I'm considering buying a quick change router chuck. I'd like to hear from anyone who has one.

    Thank you,

    Phil
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    I have a Drillbrush https://www.drillbrush.com/...

    I have a Drillbrush https://www.drillbrush.com/ that worked very well. I used the small yellow brush.

    Phil
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    Not really, I used a Beckwith coated 1/4" round...

    Not really, I used a Beckwith coated 1/4" round nose bit. It did a great job.
    Thanks for the compliments.

    Phil
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    Oak Arch Window trim

    I just installed an arch trim for a half round living room window. Wood is 3/4" oak. Overall dimensions are 21" tall x 42" wide. I had to machine the arch in two halves as my Shop table is 24 x 32....
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