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    rpm controller at keyboard not working

    electricians wired the new prs alpha. think my wiring is right. vfd white wire to c1, brown wire to f1. cycle thru estops then hit reset. go to spindle on. it displays 10,000 which in on the vfd...
  2. thank you, i'm waiting their replys

    thank you, i'm waiting their replys
  3. Thank you. how do you usually make a burr?

    Thank you. how do you usually make a burr?
  4. need help with knowing the strength of two part epoxy

    Does anyone know of technical papers that document the strength of screws in 2 part epoxy? I'll need the data for a sign permit. The intent is to attach 72" z-clip rails ( the rails have screw holes)...
  5. Thanks for the feedback. I sent a report to...

    Thanks for the feedback. I sent a report to shopbot.
  6. thanks - not having that happen before i did a...

    thanks - not having that happen before i did a restart near the closest position and all went well.
    What is a SBHQ report and who at sb do i email it to. thanks again.
  7. shopbot started going real slow in the middle of a Sawatzky woodgrain texture...

    1.5" 15lb HDU, 3/8" Onrud ball nose, nothing strange was happening. I rout this wood grain regularly without problem. Move xy is 4.0, z is 2.0. Jog xy is 4.0, z is 2.0. Columbo 5hp spindle,...
  8. Thread: Old Shopbots

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    forgot to say thanks

    ... to all of your help. Got it grounded. thanks again.
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    think i'm gonna regret asking "what is an earth...

    think i'm gonna regret asking "what is an earth ground (grin)"
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    Rob - please explain "add a few more grounding...

    Rob - please explain "add a few more grounding cables and run a dedicated earth ground to the frame". What is an earth ground? What would be a step by step? Thanks a million. Roy
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    Brady x,y and z = .5 ips no dust collection on...

    Brady
    x,y and z = .5 ips
    no dust collection on this small job
  13. Thread: Old Shopbots

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    Old Shopbots

    Does anyone else have an old shopbot AND does it seem to run well?

    My PRT96 was purchased new in 2000. It has run well, has had upgrades as they became available, had a very picky machinist...
  14. I got side tracked; this post is about chatter ON...

    I got side tracked; this post is about chatter ON THE DIAGONIAL STROKES OF PVC LETTERS.
  15. Brady - I did replace the gears late last...

    Brady - I did replace the gears late last summer, however i will remove the speed bumps. By the way, your explanations on ramp settings have been a great help. Thanks
  16. PRT 96. 5Hp Colombo spindle. I got the shopbot in...

    PRT 96. 5Hp Colombo spindle. I got the shopbot in 2000. Since then (last year) i double checked for rails level and square and had the gantry squared and tack welded.
  17. Chatter on diagonial strokes of pvc letters

    I am still getting chatter on the diagonial strokes of pvc letters. I have read the posts regarding chatter. The chatter also shows up on O's, but not as much. The chatter is on the diagonial strokes...
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    Grain frame or just cnc

    Dick - i have Enroute Pro and although it has woodgrain textures they can take a very long time. However EnRoute also has a tool called Rapid Texture which, what it sounds like is rapid. The...
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    convert Excel 2007 files to .sbp files

    After tweaking a tool path in Excel 2007 i need to save the file as an .sbp file. I can't save a file in Excel as .sbp, so what do i need to do to be able to run it in shopbot ?
    Same question for...
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    Learning EnRoute

    I have EnRoute Pro and some of the tools i have a hard time understanding. My question is how do you folks that run EnRoute learn the tools? Do you call for support? Is there a book? Is there online...
  21. Machining x and y rails, has anyone done it?

    I think i will have my x and y rails machined at a local machine shop to make them straight again.
    Has anyone actually done this ?
    What were the results?
    Would you have done anything...
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    Dave - I work with aluminum as far as them being...

    Dave - I work with aluminum as far as them being nice posts for signs, however i had no idea they could withstand the working application of a gantry riding back and forth over them. Would you use a...
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    Replacement x and y rails for 2000 PRT

    I bought my 48x96 PRT in 2000 and the x and y rails need attention. What have other shops done for the x and y rails of older shopbots when rails sag in the middle from years of wear? It's not entire...
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    Chuck - I realized that after i read your post i...

    Chuck - I realized that after i read your post i did't explain why i was thinking about welding. My gantry is out of square about .125". To find this i held a carpenters square to an inside corner of...
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    Donald - thanks, if i tack before welding will...

    Donald - thanks, if i tack before welding will the gantry/machine still get out of square?

    Gary - Thanks, what is the downside of adding support beams in various places (thread of August 27,...
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