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    Thanks Benchmark! Bookmarked to try on some old...

    Thanks Benchmark!
    Bookmarked to try on some old rockhounding tools and a cast Dutch Oven that got on upper shelves somehow and forgotten. 3.5 miles from Atlantic here, and sea breeze reaches me...
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    Bud, I took mine off 4 times trying to max out...

    Bud,
    I took mine off 4 times trying to max out my Y travel.....here is placement JUST before Hard Stop on my 2013 model.
    (those extra prox switches added on yours can be a lifesaver....we added...
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    Bud, I'm cutting right now, so can't measure it,...

    Bud,
    I'm cutting right now, so can't measure it, but had mine moved, and Shopbot recommended a couple drops of gel superglue after scraping old stuff off....been 4 yrs now without a problem....
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    Also don't forget to Fully Seal the concrete...

    Also don't forget to Fully Seal the concrete walls!
    Dad's old daylight basement office was fine when he ran the wood pellet stove for years in basement, but at 85 he stopped the stove as the weight...
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    Specs were a little confusing to me Rick....Have...

    Specs were a little confusing to me Rick....Have you ever seen one running doing your kind of stuff in person?
    BTW...what is largest plaque you've done, or wanted to do?
    Seems for your stuff,...
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    Congrats Bud! :)

    Congrats Bud! :)
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    Aah...Thanks for explaining so I could understand...

    Aah...Thanks for explaining so I could understand it Brady! :)
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    Must make you feel good Brady:) Although...

    Must make you feel good Brady:)
    Although surprised they had to "add" nicks and dings, as your scan probably had them in there perfectly already.
    Once again...Great Job!! :)
    scott
  9. Sounds excellent Bud:) Like it has a dedicated...

    Sounds excellent Bud:)
    Like it has a dedicated DC system the same as mine...I like the Old Fein TurboII because motor has 5 power settings, and quite often use setting 2-3 for VCarving and...
  10. Bud, You could easily remove spoilboard and...

    Bud,
    You could easily remove spoilboard and aluminum deck fairly easily for a savings of 15 pounds(Totally a guess on my part on the weight...could be almost 20 pounds(?) ).
  11. Bud, My serious advice on removing Gantry is...

    Bud,
    My serious advice on removing Gantry is DON'T! (no need to go into gruesome details of Yaxis bearings)
    Only 148 pounds with spindle and no crate....my friend and his girlfriend slid the crate...
  12. Yep:) With Lowers removed so I could increase...

    Yep:)
    With Lowers removed so I could increase damping and sit back on long sections in Canada and Maine turnpikes with my feet on Krausers and steer with hand moves in the slipstream:)
    Come...
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    Bud, It's wildly variable depending on...

    Bud,
    It's wildly variable depending on year/use/and what comes with it.

    When we bought 2(2013 and 2014) they came with only a 4" Z travel.
    About April 2015, they came with 5.5"Z...You WANT the...
  14. :) Yep Bud...sounds like you're a hopeless...

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    Yep Bud...sounds like you're a hopeless case:)
    But as a Beemer-Holic....Desktop is ALMOST a Monza Blue:)
    Desktop also reminds me of my old bike....most problems were MY fault!
    scott
    On the...
  15. If Bud bought VCPro for a generic e-bay machine,...

    If Bud bought VCPro for a generic e-bay machine, he probably already Has the Full version of VCP..so he won't have to deal with the conundrum of upgrading from Shopbot Edition
    (Bud..SBEdition is...
  16. And just had picked up the Ural Squirrel with...

    And just had picked up the Ural Squirrel with stand(bottom of this thread) :) ;
    https://forum.vectric.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=32408&start=15

    Gave the Desktop a good cleaning today:)
  17. Yes Bud...all on the Desktop. In a rush now, but...

    Yes Bud...all on the Desktop.
    In a rush now, but went into detail in both the Vectric case study, and the thread...should answer any questions...If not,ask:)...
  18. Bud, You'll have open the files, and change to...

    Bud,
    You'll have open the files, and change to the correct Shopbot Post Processor, and then save the toolpaths and file again.....Yes! :)

    You'll LOVE the Desktop!! :)
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    Glad you gave yourself a good Present Tom...and...

    Glad you gave yourself a good Present Tom...and are Happy with it! :)
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    WHAT...No Pecan...No Inlays...no Frit :) Well...

    WHAT...No Pecan...No Inlays...no Frit :)
    Well done Steve!!
    (Hope the foam is cleaned from shop, AND congrats on no painting!) :)
    scott
  21. Thread: Sweaty Palms

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    Congrats on a good clean cut with NO "Oopsies" !!...

    Congrats on a good clean cut with NO "Oopsies" !!
    Carving somebody else's one of slab would have made me nervous as heck too!!
    Good Work!! :)
    scott
  22. Considering the Start of this Winter(and not even...

    Considering the Start of this Winter(and not even Winter yet)....What a gift to someone!
    Must give you the Warm Fuzzies Bill...as well as to the recipient and the students! :)
    scott
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    Excellent Jeff!!! :) That's a Lot of work Well...

    Excellent Jeff!!! :)
    That's a Lot of work Well done!
    Thanks for showing the whole process(minus the sweaty hand work:)
    scott
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    Jeff, Still works after I log into Portal even...

    Jeff,
    Still works after I log into Portal even though already downloaded and installed.
    Think I've seen your portal page, and you're VCP8.5** ?
    Maybe someone else with 8.5 can say if they got...
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    Vectric now Employee Owned :)

    As if it's not already a day for giving thanks, Now Vectric is Employee Owned;
    https://forum.vectric.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=33383
    I Just downloaded from my Portal the free 3D clip art they're...
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