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  1. Thread: Past threads

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    Click on your user name and choose 'View Forum...

    Click on your user name and choose 'View Forum Posts', or click on advanced search in the upper right and do a search for all post with your user name.
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  2. Taylor, post the file, or at least the first part...

    Taylor, post the file, or at least the first part of it, so we can see what the code is doing. What program and post-processor are you using for generating the toolpath?
  3. Thread: Outer Profile

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    Check your chosen tool dimensions in Aspire's...

    Check your chosen tool dimensions in Aspire's tool database. Your part size is off by 0.25" each way. Bit diameter off by 0.125"? Or check the toolpath itself, do you have an offset applied?
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    Do you have a two head machine? Try changing the...

    Do you have a two head machine? Try changing the tool number to anything from 1-19.
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    Wrong Post chosen, possibly a non-spindle control...

    Wrong Post chosen, possibly a non-spindle control one. Open the part file in an editor and check for the spindle on code as well as an RPM value. New tool config possibly set at 0 RPM.
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    I have #1. Years ago, I copied all the files off...

    I have #1. Years ago, I copied all the files off the CD's (.eps), and then installed XnViewMP or IrfanView to view them. You might need the postscript/ghostscript plugin to view .eps files.
  7. Is this an ATC machine? If not, did you at some...

    Is this an ATC machine? If not, did you at some point set it as an ATC with the setup routine? C8 isn't what you want to use for Safe Z setting. Perhaps go back through the tool setup and...
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    The best way that I found when I was using SB3,...

    The best way that I found when I was using SB3, was to use a momentary button hooked to one of the inputs and then use the following code. I used the same input as my tool touch off plate (input...
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    If you are interested in running a different...

    If you are interested in running a different (modern) control system on it that is full featured, runs industry standard G-code, and is up to date, I can provide a new competitively priced Centroid...
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    It's been some time since I've used it, but I...

    It's been some time since I've used it, but I used to use this with a plate for inside/outside corner finding/setting. You should be able to dissect it and reconfigure for your needs.
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    Hey Kyle, Search for Gast pumps. Or you could...

    Hey Kyle,

    Search for Gast pumps. Or you could go the Briggs and Stratton route. ;)
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    Make it a bit simpler yet, use a piece of paper,...

    Make it a bit simpler yet, use a piece of paper, bring it down close with the keypad and then switch the keypad from continuous to incremental (fixed distance) and set a small amount for the movement...
  13. 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...
  14. Thread: 3D carves 2021

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    Pretty cool Scott, nice stuff as always! ;)

    Pretty cool Scott, nice stuff as always! ;)
  15. 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
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    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...
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    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).
  20. 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.
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    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...
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    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...
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