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    Limit Switch vs XY=0,0

    FYI..... (on my machine, you may want to check yours)

    If I trip a limit switch, my XY = 0,0 home position is no longer valid. I assumed ( BAD WORD!) that the displayed values maintained true...
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    Nope .... no indexer, just the Aspire Threading...

    Nope .... no indexer, just the Aspire Threading Gadget.

    http://paulrowntree.weebly.com/

    http://www.vectric.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17685

    Best,
    Bill
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    Did it with Aspire's Threading Gadget. Oh.... and...

    Did it with Aspire's Threading Gadget. Oh.... and made it grade 8 'cause I used hardwood.
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    Bollt Paper Weight

    I don't post much but this juz came out so cool... :)
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    When the move slows, do a "SHIFT>" and then a...

    When the move slows, do a "SHIFT>" and then a "SHIFT<". This should bring your speed back to the programed speed (does for me). From talking to Ted the issue arises from (an example) the difference...
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    Two computers? No, just one. Sorry, didn't mean...

    Two computers? No, just one. Sorry, didn't mean for it to sound that way.:)
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    Bummer...after 10 min. you would guess...

    Bummer...after 10 min. you would guess something's gonna happen. While getting more lines of code is when it "pauses"? Maybe step back to 3.8.6 and try. If not good...I'd say keep stepping back until...
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    This works for me every time.... Hope it does the...

    This works for me every time.... Hope it does the same for you.

    1. Computer on and allow full boot to allow background tasks to complete. Usually 2-3 minutes.
    2. Start your design software...
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    Steve, If it's "Paused"... it may just be...

    Steve,

    If it's "Paused"... it may just be loading more lines of code. Check the bottom right hand corner of the SB window for the progress bar.

    Hope that helps.

    Bill
  10. Thread: Request please..

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    Request please..

    Running 3.8.4 for a few weeks and like it. But.................
    with the manual (Yellow) window active and in "incremental" mode, the axis location values in the manual window do not update. They do...
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    :) Congratulations! :)

    :) Congratulations! :)
  12. Thread: 3.8.4 My fault.

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    3.8.4 My fault.

    I have a 1.5 hour tool path. Sometimes it would run all the way through, others not and error. Come to find my "Computer's Sleep" timer was set to 30 minutes. My "Screen" timer was set to 15 minutes....
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    :) I can NOT quit singing the praises of...

    :) I can NOT quit singing the praises of ShopBot's support! My luck, as usual, on day ONE, fresh out of the crate, I had an issue with bolts and was receiving guidance via other ShopBotters on the...
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    My opinion...... Due to $$$$$ and shop...

    My opinion......
    Due to $$$$$ and shop confinements, original machine was 48x48 alpha w/router. With upgrades it is now 48x96 with 2.2hp spindle. The "upgrade" route is NOT cost effective. If you...
  15. Thread: 3.8.0???

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    For all of those like me......... Have faith. ...

    For all of those like me.........
    Have faith.

    Started with the big iron CNCs that would only accepted the paper/mylar TTY tape up through the $1M+ systems of mid 2000’s. These were all full...
  16. Thread: 3.8.0???

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    I think it's just there are so many different...

    I think it's just there are so many different systems and configurations. Two local friends and myself are all running 3.6.44 and we have differences including the hick-ups/blurps etc. We are...
  17. Thread: 2012 Florida Camp

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    :) Had a great time! Thanks to all!

    :) Had a great time! Thanks to all!
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    Don't EVER........!!!!!

    Don't know if this hit anyone else yet but........
    Don't EVER while in manual,...... be positioning X with the keyboard arrow key and at the same time move the mouse up clicking to shut off the...
  19. Thread: Our First.....

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    The truck is a 1952 Ford sitting on a 1987...

    The truck is a 1952 Ford sitting on a 1987 extended Econoline chassis and a handcrafted bed. As for the "nice work" we ("...with thumbs under our suspenders") raise our hands.:D
  20. Thread: Our First.....

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    Thanks to all for the nice comments! :D This one...

    Thanks to all for the nice comments! :D This one is a "Freebie" for our city to get things started. We have learned a lot and have TONS more to learn about products and methods. This sign made up...
  21. Thread: Our First.....

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    Our First.....

    Much to learn and want to say THANKS to all here in the forums!
    http://www.woodworkingltd.com/Personal_Play/PIC_0112.JPG
    http://www.woodworkingltd.com/Personal_Play/PIC_0110.JPG
  22. Thread: My latest guitar

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    VERY nice! :) Please put me on your DVD list as...

    VERY nice! :) Please put me on your DVD list as well?
    Thanks!
  23. Thread: Extruded Acrylic

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    Thanks for everyone's support here in the forum...

    Thanks for everyone&#39;s support here in the forum and to Brian at Vortex Tools. Sent material to Vortex for them to experiment with. Ta-Da!!!!!! Vortex 4200 tool series makes short work of the problem...
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    Jack, This is what I use and works well for me....

    Jack,
    This is what I use and works well for me. Need the associated plugins and ghost.
    http://www.irfanview.com/
  25. Thread: Edge lit acrylic

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    John, Is this what you are thinking of doing?...

    John,
    Is this what you are thinking of doing? If I can help..... let me know.

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