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    At the very least, you should be able to modify...

    At the very least, you should be able to modify this in the .SBP code. Adding a PAUSE 1 (1 second) after you have actuated the Z-axis to your depth should suffice. I have 3 pairs running on 3 dual...
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    Jesse, I agree with what Scott is saying. ...

    Jesse, I agree with what Scott is saying. Outputs 1 and 2 will have spindle prompts as they are used as such as default from SB. I have 4 dual spindle machines. The first instance of either SO,1,1...
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    Nick, Glad to see you got it going after all. ...

    Nick,

    Glad to see you got it going after all. Thanks for posting your results!

    Brandan
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    I've dug a little further into your...

    I've dug a little further into your Post-Processor and found this:

    http://forum.vectric.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=20615

    Please note the date is 2014, but it should at least set you on the right...
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    This MS, 0.0, 0.0 would be generated from tool...

    This MS, 0.0, 0.0 would be generated from tool settings which must be defined within Aspire. I believe it's a table that look like:

    28673

    You'll want to define Feed Rate and Plunge Rate for...
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    Nick, Perhaps you hadn't setup your...

    Nick,

    Perhaps you hadn't setup your post-processor, and that's where all these headaches are coming from.

    Check this out from Vetric:
    ...
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    Nick, I've took a second to review your code...

    Nick,

    I've took a second to review your code and it does seem that Scott was right about the post processor being problematic. The Post Processor is what translates your ASPIRE Toolpath to the...
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    No problem, I'll keep checking back for your...

    No problem, I'll keep checking back for your response.

    Brandan
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    Nick, Post your response here (not the other...

    Nick,

    Post your response here (not the other thread); it'll get confusing. Scott and/or I will see what we can do once you've replied with your program with attached or copy and pasted.

    Brandan
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    I see you've opened another thread. Let's take...

    I see you've opened another thread. Let's take care of this there, that way everyone is on the same page and only one place to look.

    Head on over:
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    The code is the file you run at the Shopbot once...

    The code is the file you run at the Shopbot once you've finished with Aspire; aka program.

    Here is a sample:
    J2,-3.132,-3.279
    JZ,4.
    J5,-3.132,-3.279,0.1,0.,0.
    M5,-3.132,-3.279,-0.125,0.,0....
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    Welcome to the ShopBot Community! Would you be...

    Welcome to the ShopBot Community! Would you be able to post your code? We can have a better look now that we have some photos to see what we are dealing with.

    Brandan
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    A common metal machining trick is to fly cut the...

    A common metal machining trick is to fly cut the opposing surfaces giving you issue. Are you able to do that prior to running your pockets?

    Are you waiting for your mat'l to cool before...
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    greever, if you are interested in the bumpbar,...

    greever, if you are interested in the bumpbar, there is a fresh discussion here: http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/showthread.php?22309-Bumpbar
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    The Spacebar is a PAUSE where as the E-Stop is an...

    The Spacebar is a PAUSE where as the E-Stop is an Emergency Stop which reacts to kill the machine in case of egregious injury or the like. PAUSE and E-Stop have completely different functions.
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    Dewey, as your cut file is 3d, it is probably...

    Dewey, as your cut file is 3d, it is probably far too long to post, but maybe you could attach the file for us to look at? Use the Find command in either the ShopBot editor or open in Notepad and...
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    Sorry in advance for the necro posts: You can...

    Sorry in advance for the necro posts:

    You can also use the FP command to REALLY simplify things. I use FP to simulate what CNC programmers would recognize as Workset Co-ordinates (ie. G54, G55,...
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    Go Raptors ;) :p

    Go Raptors ;) :p
  19. Steve, I don't know what you mean by bigger...

    Steve, I don't know what you mean by bigger CNC's, but I run both Mori Seiki and Haas vertical mills. Let me know if I can help :D
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    I am in full support of what Andrew is saying...

    I am in full support of what Andrew is saying here. I have also noticed that there are times when Joe's posts can come across brash; certainly not encouraging if you read through replies to his...
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    Jack, that's exactly what we do. We leave the...

    Jack, that's exactly what we do. We leave the 'part zero' co-ordinates in a comment right in the header of the file (eg. X = xx.xxx and Y= yy.yyy); which are relative to the C3 zero. It's saved me...
  22. Hey Josh, Are you keeping the ATC capable...

    Hey Josh,

    Are you keeping the ATC capable spindle and the associated Driver (VFD)? If so, you may want to check your numbers. I think you are a little low with what you value spindle at. What...
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    Maybe a silly question, Keith, but have you tried...

    Maybe a silly question, Keith, but have you tried restarting your software or rebooting your PC? It would be difficult for me to help you diagnose an electrical issue, I would recommend getting SB...
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    Keith, Input #4 should drop after hitting the...

    Keith, Input #4 should drop after hitting the Reset switch, if it's not, there is a problem. From my experience, Input#4 will be high as along as there is voltage to the E-Stop Block; an example of...
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    Hey Keith, I am hoping this response finds you...

    Hey Keith,

    I am hoping this response finds you well. I sometimes get this condition when one of my axes are hard against the mechanical hardstop (normally the Z-axis). You can at least check for...
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