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  1. Yeah, its right on the edge of the stock 25mm in...

    Yeah, its right on the edge of the stock 25mm in which corresponds perfectly to my toolpaths in the CAM.

    I am wondering if I was just a bit off on my X Zero due to me not having the bit rotated to...
  2. Zeroing my bit on a peice of stock

    Hi all, I tried to use the search engine but didnt come up with anything. I am just wondering about zeroing my X, Y,and Z.

    The piece of stock I am cutting is placed in a Jig in the center of the...
  3. Tool Files for the ONSRUD tool bits

    Just wondering if there is a place to download the tool bit files for the optional bit kit that comes with the Desktop.

    I am using HSM CAM and I am not sure if the exact tool I have in the collet...
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    Thanks a lot Scott, I am going to look through...

    Thanks a lot Scott, I am going to look through all this info and watch the videos and hopefully figure this out.
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    No mine didn't come with any wedges or fences,...

    No mine didn't come with any wedges or fences, and I cant find any files for jigs on the USB drive they gave me. I see how you can make a jig with the shopbot but how will I hold down the block of...
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    Mounts for the Desktop

    Hi all,

    I am going to be using the desktop to do a two sided milling of a small model of an F1 car(about the size of a pinewood derby car) the block of wood from which it will be cut has a...
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    Hey Brett, I teach in Kyle, Texas. About to start...

    Hey Brett, I teach in Kyle, Texas. About to start working on the F1 in schools competition again this year.

    Quick question, where do you get mounts and jigs that hold down the blocks of wood when...
  8. Thanks alot Scott, I am going to call tech...

    Thanks alot Scott, I am going to call tech support before I mess with it.
  9. Setting up Desktop and VFD is showing EF on the frequency

    I am going through the set up manual and when it tells me to warm up my spindle it says to set the VFD to 200 but it just shows EF and when I spin the knob nothing happens.

    How do I fix this?
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    F1 in Schools

    Wanted to link the thread from the indexer subforum as it has alot of great information about F1 in Schools and the the Shopbot.
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  11. Congratz to your son! Great looking family crest!...

    Congratz to your son! Great looking family crest!

    I am sure once my shopbot arrives I will be on this forum quite a bit!
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    Just to share a little bit about my experience...

    Just to share a little bit about my experience with the competition so far, had no idea how to use a CNC router or CAM when we began, had to self learn everything with my brother;
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    Cool I have an Afinia H480 3D printer that we...

    Cool I have an Afinia H480 3D printer that we will do our air foils and wheels on next year, another teacher in the competition told me the indexer would be good for truing up the wheels that you...
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    Awesome Information! Thanks! Watching the...

    Awesome Information!

    Thanks!

    Watching the videos and they are great!

    Thanks for doing all this it is really helpful.
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    Hey Savoy, I am also a PLTW IED Teacher and my...

    Hey Savoy,

    I am also a PLTW IED Teacher and my district is ordering me a CNC router to cut the cars for the competition, I have a quote on the Shopbot Desktop waiting to go through do you think...
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