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    Maybe it is a big advert for Brady- but I believe...

    Maybe it is a big advert for Brady- but I believe he is one of the best things about ShopBot- that is basically a supporter and outside the major parameters of the company.... he supports, schools...
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    WOW! SWIFT! Good for you, and for the new...

    WOW! SWIFT! Good for you, and for the new owner. I hope both are pleased.
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    Scott Just seeing this. I wish you well....

    Scott

    Just seeing this. I wish you well. Thanks for a beautiful remembrance of your Dad. You were lucky- and so was he!

    Best Regards,

    Monty
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    Bill I don't see any good reason to have the...

    Bill

    I don't see any good reason to have the older posts locked. I have frequently looked back several years at projects and wanted to bring something to the attention of the group to get it...
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    I used one for a number of years and loved it. ...

    I used one for a number of years and loved it. I did design a slightly "better" unit when one of my people cracked the Kent. I like it a lot and it uses pretty close to the same set up.... They...
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    This is VERY cheap. I can't imagine why someone...

    This is VERY cheap. I can't imagine why someone has not snapped this unit up. I run a 60" wide machine and I LOVE it. If this one were a 120", I would be tempted to buy it and swap out for my 6" Z...
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    Guys and Gals- My apologies. I have tried to...

    Guys and Gals-

    My apologies. I have tried to mark this as sold and it did not "take" I guess. Machine has been gone for some time. My apologies.

    Monty
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    You select the vectors you want to export to a...

    You select the vectors you want to export to a DXF, then select export function. Save. Then open in whatever other program you are needing them in ( I will assume it is a drafting file of some...
  9. Thread: Customized Bot

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    Customized Bot

    Guys and Gals

    I have been cutting using a Shopbot for a number of years now. I started with a used PRT, then a PRS and now a PRS Alpha... ABout 1.5 years ago, I bought a machine that was very...
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    Jack I haven't had a lot of time to come on...

    Jack

    I haven't had a lot of time to come on here either. I am sorry for the ill parent situation. I hope that is cured in short order. And I hope we will all do more communicating here. This...
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    There is a C5 timer?? I get that is pauses for...

    There is a C5 timer?? I get that is pauses for 180 at each speed (unless you have Gary's custom command routine set up).... but I don't think my big machine has ever shown me a run time for the C5...
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    Thanks for the posts guys. I find myself...

    Thanks for the posts guys. I find myself designing a new dust foot for my machine. I lose way too much of the airflow, and therefore it is not an aggressive chip pick up system (IMO)- so I want to...
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    And I am cutting on a 60 x 60 sheet of .12...

    And I am cutting on a 60 x 60 sheet of .12 material this afternoon. Yesterday was a 60" diameter in .25 thickness. I often cut this using an 1/8" diameter bit. It is really a matter of practice...
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    I cut a fair amount of aluminum and used to do it...

    I cut a fair amount of aluminum and used to do it on a PRT. It only had a PC Router- so you should be doing OK with that machine. Hopefully it has good (higher ratio) steppers....

    When I cut...
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    Wayne- who in the local area is offering 3/4"...

    Wayne- who in the local area is offering 3/4" HDPE for that amount? I was just looking at 1/2" at Allied in 54 x 96 for $250. I need three sheets for a project.... (Thanks in advance) Monty
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    Wow! Very cool! I told my son and nephew we...

    Wow! Very cool! I told my son and nephew we should get into doing large turnings- because NOBODY around here has the ability to do this type of work! I hope they are very successful!!
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    I believe you can buy a kit to modify a 6" Z to a...

    I believe you can buy a kit to modify a 6" Z to a 12" Z and that Shopbot will warn you that it will not be quite as accurate... so if you can find a machine that is relatively suitable... maybe Frank...
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    Fix it. It is quite possibly just the zeiner...

    Fix it. It is quite possibly just the zeiner diode that comes just before the driver. I blew one on a previous machine ( don't know if I did or the previous owner)... but my brother who is a...
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    Gerald, I responded but haven't seen any...

    Gerald,

    I responded but haven't seen any follow up. Wanted to make sure you got a PM from me. Try me through here or PM me.

    Thanks,

    Monty
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    I have been asked for a couple extra photos by...

    I have been asked for a couple extra photos by interested parties. If anyone needs something different- just send me a PM. Always glad to oblige for this crowd...

    Thanks,

    Monty
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    Foot print is near 6' width (to accommodate the...

    Foot print is near 6' width (to accommodate the additional space inside the rails, plus the roller assembly for the gantry, plus the motors. And about 10' long I would say that it is about 5' tall...
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    Computer Components for this system are situated...

    Computer Components for this system are situated on a computer server rack with a 5' long power strip. This can go with the system at no additional charge. Has a slide out keyboard tray and some...
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    PRS Standard 96 x 48 x 6

    Guys and Gals,

    I have a 96 x 48 x 6 PRS Standard machine ( 2008 vintage) that I would like to move down the road. We own a larger one, and thought we would use this one for small projects but...
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    I have found that the paint tends to leech into...

    I have found that the paint tends to leech into the grain and pores of most woods..... so I seal the wood after machining (before painting), with a couple coats of clear sealer. Once this has...
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    I imagine those lawyers looked at your site and...

    I imagine those lawyers looked at your site and figured that you would steer them to a more expensive, new sign. I imagine they were pre-selling you on a lowered expectation so that you would be sure...
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