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  1. Thread: Dialing In a Buddy

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    OK, so when you said z-value you meant the unit...

    OK, so when you said z-value you meant the unit value. My mistake, I though you were saying to adjust the cut. Got it now.
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    Well, that was more or less my original question,...

    Well, that was more or less my original question, Lou... whether it was better to adjust globally using the unit values or cut-by-cut. Because I did compare the measured-versus-SB values; that's...
  3. Thread: Dialing In a Buddy

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    Didn't do it precisely that way, Jack, but I...

    Didn't do it precisely that way, Jack, but I started with a fresh surfacing run on my whole spoilboard. Then I made my depth measurements relative to a shallow "surfacing" pocket on top of the test...
  4. Thread: Dialing In a Buddy

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    OK, so... a couple of folks HAVE observed the...

    OK, so... a couple of folks HAVE observed the same sort of thing, and their strategy was to tweak their unit values globally.

    Seems so simple when we all stay on point, doesn't it? Thanks.
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  5. Thread: Dialing In a Buddy

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    Lou and Erik both slipped in ahead of my previous...

    Lou and Erik both slipped in ahead of my previous post and cooled the tone a bit, which is a good thing.

    Nonetheless, I think we all may want to check our agendas a bit if we assume that we're...
  6. Thread: Dialing In a Buddy

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    OK, I get it... I'm incapable of telling what's...

    OK, I get it... I'm incapable of telling what's helpful to me. Everything that gets posted here (by anyone other than myself) is perfectly correct and precisely on-point. And I'm an ingrate for...
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    Sorry, Erik, but I missed the part where you...

    Sorry, Erik, but I missed the part where you described your own experience. All I heard were suggestions of how my observations might be wrong. I certainly appreciate your good-heartedness in...
  8. Thread: Dialing In a Buddy

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    To recap, my questions were: 1) Has anyone else...

    To recap, my questions were: 1) Has anyone else here seen anything similar? (apparently not), and 2) What's the best strategy for compensating? (nobody seems to have one, except for trying to talk...
  9. Thread: Dialing In a Buddy

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    Yes, my Z-zero plate thickness is correct at...

    Yes, my Z-zero plate thickness is correct at 0.121", and in any event I made my depth measurements relative to a .01" pocket on top just to make sure I wasn't thrown off by material or spoilboard...
  10. Thread: Dialing In a Buddy

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    Dialing In a Buddy

    Over six months with my 32 I'd noticed that my through-cuts seemed consistently a bit shallow... I almost always had some "skin" at the bottom. So this weekend I did a few quick tests.

    Sure...
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    Latest beta appears to be 15, posted 12/15/08. ...

    Latest beta appears to be 15, posted 12/15/08. So you may be waiting for beta 16, Dana!
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    3.6 Beta progress/issues thread?

    I'm sure I've missed it somewhere... is there a discussion thread about the 3.6.1betaX development (X currently = 15)?
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    Thanks, Greg, that's more than fair.

    Thanks, Greg, that's more than fair.
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    Oops... when I went to the website the current...

    Oops... when I went to the website the current group of free files was different... and I really liked the fish, so I paid for it. Am I a big dummy or what?
  15. Thread: What's this for?

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    I believe that's for the three nuts on the...

    I believe that's for the three nuts on the vertical bolts up inside the legs that set the leveler feet.
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    My earlier post apparently didn't. Thanks,...

    My earlier post apparently didn't.

    Thanks, Scott... the beta was precisely what I needed!
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    (Back off the road for a couple of days.) ...

    (Back off the road for a couple of days.)

    The converter gets me the toolpath(s) as a dxf. I'm not seeing any way to read a toolpath back into PartWorks in order to preview it and/or combine...
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    Going The Other Way

    OK, I did a bozo no-no and overwrote a CRV file with another project. But I still have the SBPs (one pocketing, one v-carve).

    So, what's the best way to reverse from cutting files into a design...
  19. Thread: 3d Modeling

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    Great little overview, Dana!

    Great little overview, Dana!
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    Yes, somehow this thread seems to have morphed...

    Yes, somehow this thread seems to have morphed from dust collection to vacuum hold-down...
  21. Thread: T Track & plywood

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    I drilled and tapped the back of the tracks for a...

    I drilled and tapped the back of the tracks for a 10-24 screw every eight inches or so, then came in from the bottom of the board with 1/2" flat heads. I had the same anxiety about the thin material...
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    I assume you've tried unplugging the USB cable...

    I assume you've tried unplugging the USB cable and reconnecting it?

    I've had some strange comms failures following Windows auto-updates, but a reboot has cleared those so far.
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    Here's my chain-up arrangement. (The square item...

    Here's my chain-up arrangement. (The square item down front is a wifi antenna.)


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    I tied up the hose section of the dust foot right...

    I tied up the hose section of the dust foot right behind the carriage... just used a couple of black tie-wraps in a chain attached at the upper end of the e-chain. Then I suspended the hose back to...
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    I don't see any movement on my 32 sitting on the...

    I don't see any movement on my 32 sitting on the casters. Now that I've got it pretty much where I want it I'm thinking of putting it back up on the levelers just to keep the casters round, but I...
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