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    My Buddy BT has the same little tick in it from...

    My Buddy BT has the same little tick in it from the X axis also. I have tried to adjust this out from talking to ShopBot and information gotten from the Forum. But, as Brady says, there is a good...
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    Just to add to what others have said, the Festool...

    Just to add to what others have said, the Festool track saw, mine is the smaller version, is one of the few tools I have bought that has performed as expected from day one. I also have the dust...
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    I know this was talked about earlier, but that...

    I know this was talked about earlier, but that really is a nice dust shoe...joe
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    I have a 2008 Buddy with the red label motors...

    I have a 2008 Buddy with the red label motors that look like yours. I ordered one new pinion gear and talked to ShopBot directly to make sure the order was correct. The pinion they sent me was for...
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    The click you hear and can feel is due to...

    The click you hear and can feel is due to backlash in the motor gearbox. This the Oriental Tapered Hobb motor which ShopBot and others say can be adjusted, I have tried and can't seem to find the...
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    https://www.smslinear.com/pdfs/GuideWheelsWeb.pdf...

    https://www.smslinear.com/pdfs/GuideWheelsWeb.pdf This may be of some help.. One side has non-adjustable bushings and the other has the adjustable. You would probably need to unload the Z carriage...
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    I think it's a good survey also...I've taken it...

    I think it's a good survey also...I've taken it three times!!:D:D...joe
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    Beautiful work as always...joe

    Beautiful work as always...joe
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    Very nice, I thought it was for a high end...

    Very nice, I thought it was for a high end customer!....joe
  10. There is a brand new tutorial on the Vectric...

    There is a brand new tutorial on the Vectric Portal website about using compression bits and toolpathing them. I am sure you have an account. Personally, I think 3ips @12000 rpm is a little too...
  11. Thread: Blanket Box

    by Joe Porter
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    31143 Model resolution is a choice when you...

    31143 Model resolution is a choice when you first set up your job. There are additional choices if you hold down, I think, the shift key. Check on the Vectric Forum for additional information...
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    I did just this very thing several years ago and...

    I did just this very thing several years ago and was in your place experience wise. I started looking in books and magazines for instruction and ideas mostly at the local Woodcraft store on Saturday...
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    I bought mine from ShopBot many years ago. They...

    I bought mine from ShopBot many years ago. They used to show them in their sales price list. I would contact them and see if any are still available. I don't use the PC router any more (thank...
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    Thanks, Bud. Will get down there and follow...

    Thanks, Bud. Will get down there and follow through. Thanks for the help and encouragement....No snow, but plenty cold...joe
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    A vacuum table for my Buddy is something I would...

    A vacuum table for my Buddy is something I would really like to have and I know it can be done, it's just my sorryness(?) that is preventing me from following through. There are several good...
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    Mirion, You had better call tech support. I have...

    Mirion, You had better call tech support. I have owned a Buddy since 2009 and am very familiar with it, but my machine, as all Buddy's at that time, was shipped fully assembled and adjusted. I...
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    I do use tabs, I don't have a vacuum hold down. I...

    I do use tabs, I don't have a vacuum hold down. I would like to use vacuum, but my machine (Buddy) is not a conducive to a simple vacuum table set up. But, I do a lot of two sided machining and a few...
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    You can add a sacrificial spoil board to your...

    You can add a sacrificial spoil board to your vacuum spoil board using the vacuum to hold it down and then drill into that for your dowel pins. Just make it big enough for that particular job each...
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    Good to hear from you again, Jack...joe

    Good to hear from you again, Jack...joe
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    You might want to e-mail Vectric and see about an...

    You might want to e-mail Vectric and see about an upgrade to V-Carve Pro V9. It is a reasonable amount of money and is a logical step to Aspire maybe in the future ...joe
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    This is a real eye-catcher! Really nice work, as...

    This is a real eye-catcher! Really nice work, as usual...joe
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    ShopBot has a list of projects and also Vectric. ...

    ShopBot has a list of projects and also Vectric. Some of the Vectric projects may be specific to the model and version of their software, but maybe they will work for you...joe
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    3D doesn't have to be just decorative, such as...

    3D doesn't have to be just decorative, such as flowers and faces, etc. I use Aspire quite a bit for making furniture pieces or sections that may have a shape to them. I am working on a project...
  24. Thread: Walnut Slab

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    Really nice as always...Besides the signs, slabs...

    Really nice as always...Besides the signs, slabs like that are primo rocking chair material:D....joe
  25. Did your material slip? ...joe

    Did your material slip? ...joe
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