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  1. That one looks pretty nice! :cool: I came...

    That one looks pretty nice! :cool:

    I came across this one on Thingiverse...https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3234681 It's a hand held one intended for 3D printing, but with some work, one could...
  2. Thread: 3D carves 2021

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    Pretty cool Scott, nice stuff as always! ;)

    Pretty cool Scott, nice stuff as always! ;)
  3. Thread: Bot DT's

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    Set one up in the basement. :cool: Or pack up a...

    Set one up in the basement. :cool: Or pack up a little 3D printer, that will tie you over with a "CNC" fix. Think of all the model rail yard stuff you could design and print. Better yet, with a...
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    If you don't have a tool changer, it should...

    If you don't have a tool changer, it should proceed manually with prompts. I've got old versions going way back and I don't see one specifically for "Wrap Y" in the PostP/Wrapped/Shopbot folder. ...
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    Hey Wayne, see if one of these works for ya. ...

    Hey Wayne, see if one of these works for ya.

    https://www.shopbottools.com/files/Rotary%20Indexer%20Post%20Processors%20for%20V-Carve%20and%20Aspire.zip
  6. That's the point of saving one with your custom...

    That's the point of saving one with your custom settings (or none) and keeping it as a backup in several places, hard drive, USB drive, another PC, cloud, etc..... When you need it, you just reload...
  7. You can save your configuration as a settings...

    You can save your configuration as a settings file (MySettings.sbd) and then reload it when "corruption" happens (not if, but when).
  8. Thread: Input 4 error

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    Possibly a corrupted software setting, try...

    Possibly a corrupted software setting, try resetting it with UR and follow the prompts.
  9. If you are on 3.8 yet, try the UD again and see...

    If you are on 3.8 yet, try the UD again and see what the Packet ET's are, or if on 3.6, see what the transmission % is with the usb test file that is in the install directory. Not sure of the path...
  10. Hey Ron, Since converting mine over to...

    Hey Ron,

    Since converting mine over to Centroid/Acorn, my "memory picture" of these is starting to fade, but do you have full power to the drivers (LED's lit and enabled)? It sounds like your...
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    The "jaggies" you see in the one screenshot is...

    The "jaggies" you see in the one screenshot is pixelation due to model resolution. A 3D toolpath will follow this and depending on bit diameter and stepover, will yeild poor edge quality. Tips to...
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    Nodes that bad would be easily seen without going...

    Nodes that bad would be easily seen without going into node editing.

    "1/8" ball nose - final pass" Was this final pass a 3D toolpath?
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    I'm not sure what the "rules" are for dog-bones...

    I'm not sure what the "rules" are for dog-bones with the various line types, specifically arcs and beziers, but if you do a "curve fit" using straight lines and 0.004" tolerance, then you can perform...
  14. Good on you guys! If I still ran mine on SB3,...

    Good on you guys! If I still ran mine on SB3, I'd sure give it a go. Just curious and you don't have to answer this here, but are you using a specific distro with a virtual machine or something...
  15. Search the forum for Logitech RumblePad 2 (it's...

    Search the forum for Logitech RumblePad 2 (it's cordless). That was the one that people were using. They're not made anymore, but you could find one on eBay. If you do, make sure the receiver is...
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    If you can't drill through the piece in a waste...

    If you can't drill through the piece in a waste area, mount it on a sled of ply/mdf of a given size and use that size in your drawing for the indexing reference. Also, mount a ledger strip on the...
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    Yes X2, but you could use a double throw switch...

    Yes X2, but you could use a double throw switch in line with the fan and start button circuits to allow you to turn it off and also not be able to start the spindle without it being on.
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    So much simpler to just raise the Z, run the file...

    So much simpler to just raise the Z, run the file in 3D offset, done. No need to jump through hoops with other commands and resetting zero's numerous times, since 3D offset does it all for you. ...
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    Possibly "Offsetting and Zeroing" or "Temporary...

    Possibly "Offsetting and Zeroing" or "Temporary Zeros" here....https://www.shopbottools.com/training/tutorials

    What you want to do is use "3D Offset" from the fill-in sheet when you load your...
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    3 1/2 years later....

    ....and what has changed, any updates on the path forward?

    http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/showthread.php?24425-Post-Processor-Modification

    Hopefully JimmyD's keyholes are working better! :p
  21. Thread: Proximity stop

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    Blackhawk, It sounds like you must have an...

    Blackhawk,

    It sounds like you must have an older PRT with normally open switches for X and Y on Input #3, set to Normally Open Limit (VN). Your Z switch should also be on #3 if it is indeed the...
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    Are you using a manual or auto tool change post...

    Are you using a manual or auto tool change post processor, and if so, what's the number for that tool? Z axis tools are 1-19 and A axis tools are 20-29.
  23. Thread: Proximity stop

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    Wayne, I wouldn't splice it in with the Y. Are...

    Wayne, I wouldn't splice it in with the Y. Are your proxes NC or NO (splicing them and the type could cause a no sensing situation)? If your not sure, you can look to see what the X and Y is set up...
  24. Yeah, kind of silly. Post a comment on their...

    Yeah, kind of silly. Post a comment on their video for this project. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuo3Ou8YwJk
  25. You won't be able to open the .crv3d file with...

    You won't be able to open the .crv3d file with VCP, only Aspire. There's no reason that Vectric couldn't make each of the parts of the model into .v3m clipart that could then be able to be imported...
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