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  1. Thread: Vacuum Opinion

    by JMCS
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    You answered your own question, Becker pump. It's...

    You answered your own question, Becker pump. It's designed for vacuum. It's lower cfm, but with good cutting strategies you won't have a problem with parts moving.
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    With that much out of square, limited options....

    With that much out of square, limited options. What your trying to do is fool your eyes to give it the illusion of it being straight. You can scribe it, but you may not have enough material on top...
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    I would recommend Mozaik. I've been using it foor...

    I would recommend Mozaik. I've been using it foor 5+ years. It has come a long way. And for the price it's the best deal out there. I've used them all, Cabinet Vision (very nice, way too pricey, big...
  4. The connections are sloppy, but there is no...

    The connections are sloppy, but there is no reason to solder them. Just clean them up.
  5. Thread: Z zero touchoff

    by JMCS
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    Are you looking to make your owe fixed z-zero? If...

    Are you looking to make your owe fixed z-zero? If you are, I have a file that does a z-zero to a fixed position off the bed. Just do your bit change then hit the FZZR button and it will automatically...
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    The flanges are really just for convenience. It...

    The flanges are really just for convenience. It makes it easier to attach to the plenum. You can use them or just drill a hole. The most important part is to seal it up! I'm not the biggest fan of...
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    Just use a regular 90 with a nipple into the...

    Just use a regular 90 with a nipple into the flange or a street 90 and the flange. All the pieces to build the system are stock plumbing parts.
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    Upgrade your MDF! With the HD MDF you will never...

    Upgrade your MDF! With the HD MDF you will never get a great edge. You can seal it up any way you want, it still won't be that great. Skip the seal step and spend a bit more for a better product....
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    I've been using Mozaik for the past 4 years....

    I've been using Mozaik for the past 4 years. Great program. It will do everything you need and then some.
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    Graham, Send your part to Brady. I just had...

    Graham,
    Send your part to Brady. I just had him do some laser scanning and toolpathing on a quatrefoil plinth block. Excellent service and quick turnaround time. One of the best things was he'll...
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    I think 65amps

    I think 65amps
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    Yaskawa V1000 VU2A0069FAA be sure to double...

    Yaskawa V1000 VU2A0069FAA be sure to double check. All VFD's can run on single phase, they just have to be de-rated for there amp usage.
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    You have a 15hp FPZ, best option for single phase...

    You have a 15hp FPZ, best option for single phase is to just get a VFD to run it. I think I paid around $900 for mine.
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    6061 3/4" Aluminum plate is $1905. Shipping is...

    6061 3/4" Aluminum plate is $1905. Shipping is $267. Price is from Discount Steel .com Shipping from Minneapolis, MN to New York
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    Just a thought,you have a lot of wood products...

    Just a thought,you have a lot of wood products right now, (base, plenum, spoil) that's a lot room for movement. Instead of using 8020, why not use a sheet of 3/4" 6061 Aluminum plate? With the 8020...
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    I have a PRT Alpha you might be interested in....

    I have a PRT Alpha you might be interested in. Contact me and I can send you pictures.
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    Like this?29704

    Like this?29704
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    Inline Vacuum filter

    Anyone know a good supplier for one? I want to put one on my vacuum table.
  19. Thread: Vacuum Table

    by JMCS
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    Vacuum Table

    Finally time to build my vacuum table. Black box is ready to go. Just wondering about cutting my plenum, sealing it up, and using a gasket between plenum and spoil board (Tupan),seal up the edges and...
  20. Change your Unit Values circle value to .005 to...

    Change your Unit Values circle value to .005 to help with the smoothness, then order Gary's belt drive units. I do mainly panel processing on a 06 PRT Alpha, best upgrade yet.
  21. Thread: PRT Y-Rails

    by JMCS
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    PRT Y-Rails

    Looking for help adjusting my y-rails. Ordered new rails with from Shopbot with the hardenend v-rails already installed. My problem is- rail ends not parallel, shimmed both ends, good to go. All four...
  22. Thread: Z axis

    by JMCS
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    Have not used it before, But I've been looking at...

    Have not used it before, But I've been looking at a similar one made by Gary Campbell. He has made me some PRT Alpha gear reduction drives. They work AWESOME! I would look to him to get one. He...
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    Mark, Very nice work. What check valves did you...

    Mark,
    Very nice work. What check valves did you use? And I see what looks like a fernco on your exhaust, is that what it is? Any problems with heat on it? Have you thought about installing mufflers...
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    Does 3.8.26 work with a 2005 PRT alpha? I would...

    Does 3.8.26 work with a 2005 PRT alpha? I would like to try those ramp values from Brady. Right now I'm running 3.6.46
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