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    Machine is sold.

    Machine is sold.
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    Bump. Machine is still available!

    Bump.
    Machine is still available!
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    4' x 8' PRS Standard w/ Vacuum + Upgrades

    For sale is a well kept 48" x 96" PRS Shopbot CNC Router with low usage and includes the following features:

    -Cutting area of 105” x 49” x 8”
    -2.2 HP HSD spindle
    -Custom (4) zone vacuum table...
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    Gene- The main AL plate snugly fits around the...

    Gene- The main AL plate snugly fits around the body of the spindle is secured with (3) even spaced rubber cushioned non marring sets screws. At first I intended on building extra supports off of the...
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    Sorry guys, just now saw that there were some...

    Sorry guys, just now saw that there were some questions.

    Phil- The PETG was around .050, once vacuformed into shape it is plenty strong enough.

    Rob- The brushes I used were these:...
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    Thanks guys for all the kind words, Phil- The...

    Thanks guys for all the kind words,

    Phil- The clear plastic part is vacuformed PETG, I modeled the part in 3D then machined a buck out of laminated MDF, then vacuformed it with some PETG, trimmed,...
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    New Dust Shoe System

    Hey guys, I finally got around to building my dream dust shoe for the bot and wanted to share it with everyone and see what you think.

    The shoe has 3 different size brush adapters, which are...
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    Problem Solved! I just want to thank Ken Davy...

    Problem Solved!

    I just want to thank Ken Davy for helping me with this, he was kind enough to send me his post processor and now everything is working as it should.
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    Thanks for the link Dusty, however I previously...

    Thanks for the link Dusty,
    however I previously tried changing the settings that article suggests with no changes or success.
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    First off thank you everyone for the responses! ...

    First off thank you everyone for the responses!

    Dana,
    According to the CNCMasters web site and manual,
    The Master Software supports these standard G-Codes and M-codes:

    G00 = Position (Fast...
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    Retrofitted CNC Mill

    Ok, I know this might be a long shot and I apologize in advance if I am posting this in the wrong section.

    I recently added a retrofitted CNC Alliant(Bridgeport clone) mill to my shop.
    The...
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    Well, after a long hiatus (moving my whole shop)...

    Well, after a long hiatus (moving my whole shop) I am finally revisiting getting the shopbot to run files generated in RhinoCam.

    However, I am still running into the same problem of the spindle...
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    Thanks Bill! I went in and edited the Zzero...

    Thanks Bill!

    I went in and edited the Zzero file and all is well.
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    Brady-Yes, I am talking about jobs that ALL the...

    Brady-Yes, I am talking about jobs that ALL the toolpaths will be referenced form the table but I am unable to set the safe Z height to anything higher than 2"

    Brad- I checked my table limits and...
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    Brady, Basically I am thinking along the lines...

    Brady,

    Basically I am thinking along the lines of wanting to for example cut some 2.5" thick material.
    I would like to zero to the table, then have the safe Z be above the material (say 2.75" or...
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    So after some more tweaking/experimenting I am...

    So after some more tweaking/experimenting I am able to successfully post toolpaths to the bot, however I am still unable to have the RhinoCam toolpath control the spindle.

    After reviewing the...
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    Max Safe Z Height?

    What is the highest safe Z height?

    I am finding that anything above 2" doesn't seem to work, when the Z makes it second slow plunge and reaches 2" the machine errors.
    Is it possible to set the...
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    Thanks guys for the info, especially Ken for...

    Thanks guys for the info, especially Ken for taking the time to go through your settings with me over the phone.

    Unfortunately I haven't had much time to continue my experimenting but I will post...
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    RhinoCam + ShopBot

    I know there is a specific RhinoCam section of the message board, but by the looks of it it doesn't get much attention, so I though I would have better luck here.

    I am experimenting with using...
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    Zeroing From The Table w/ Tall 3D Parts?

    I am having trouble understanding how it is possible to zero from the table(which I find more accurate) when machining tall 3D pieces such as 3",4", etc.

    The part I am having trouble with is...
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    Thanks for all the responses, to answer some...

    Thanks for all the responses, to answer some questions:
    -I do not have the internal wire of the DC hose grounded because I was under the impression that running the bare ground through the hose...
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    Dust Collection Causing Comm Errors

    Let me start with a little of the back story leading up to this...
    I purchased my machine last summer and battled comm errors until, with the help of people on this board and especially Gary...
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    Thank you everyone for your input thus far. So...

    Thank you everyone for your input thus far.

    So this evening I had some free time to try some troubleshooting and now I feel as though I am back to square one.
    I started by hooking the bot back up...
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    Thanks for the info guys. Robert-I actually...

    Thanks for the info guys.

    Robert-I actually had the HP computer setup to the Black Viper recommended settings when all of these problems arose.

    Scott-The reason I a hesitant about the input...
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    Ideal Control PC Specs?

    Ok, here is my story.
    I bought a PRS 48"x48" that was never used from a member on this forum.
    Originally I had set the machine up with an older Dell PC with Windows XP, after a lot of comm issues I...
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