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Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 09-15-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By gundog
Pretty sad he had a lot of money and probably...

Pretty sad he had a lot of money and probably died making more and never got to play with his hobby of wood working that is what I see.

Mike
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 09-04-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By gundog
I buy mine from Connecticut Saw & Tools Today. I...

I buy mine from Connecticut Saw & Tools Today. I use Onsrud bits mostly.
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 08-20-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By gundog
I was option 1 I had a business and was...

I was option 1 I had a business and was outsourcing parts to another business and it was not going well. My machine paid for itself many times over. I was also able to create and perfect many new...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 08-01-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By gundog
I have used their bearing flush trim bits on my...

I have used their bearing flush trim bits on my manual router table and I like them.

Mike
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 07-30-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By gundog
I have on one occasion refused to do a project...

I have on one occasion refused to do a project for a guy then he basically begged and I gave in. I had one guy get upset and not order from me and to be honest I am not sure what upset him.

Life...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 07-24-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By gundog
I charge by the hour + material $50 an hour for...

I charge by the hour + material $50 an hour for design and $100 an hour for the actual work. I then estimate how long it will take sometimes I miss and don't make as much because it takes longer but...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 07-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By gundog
Have you tried using air to help get the wood...

Have you tried using air to help get the wood chips out while you are cutting? I added an air nozzle to my old PRS for cutting dovetail slots in plastic and it made a huge difference.

I used an...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 06-12-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,096
Posted By gundog
Oneida sells metal duct work and has all the...

Oneida sells metal duct work and has all the fittings you need and 4" x 60" duct runs $15 not as cheap as PVC but it is designed for this application.
Forum: Camp ShopBots/User Groups/Training Classes 06-07-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,688
Posted By gundog
Russ if you make it up this way I would love to...

Russ if you make it up this way I would love to meet with you and David too.

Mike
Forum: Camp ShopBots/User Groups/Training Classes 05-31-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,688
Posted By gundog
I found the info on the mini PDX show.

I found the info on the mini PDX show.
Forum: Camp ShopBots/User Groups/Training Classes 05-31-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,688
Posted By gundog
David, Do you have any information on the...

David,
Do you have any information on the Portland event I sure would like to hear more?

Mike
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-30-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By gundog
Thanks Brady.

Thanks Brady.
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-30-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By gundog
My controller was changed out soon after it was...

My controller was changed out soon after it was new would the new controller have the serial number? I guess the only serial number is with the controller not on the physical table anywhere is that...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-29-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By gundog
SB serial number???

Anyone know where to find the serial number my machine is a 2008 PRS standard?

Thanks Mike
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-29-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By gundog
Increase your feed or slow down your RPM that bit...

Increase your feed or slow down your RPM that bit according to Onsrud should have .003"-.006" chipload which at that RPM should be .9 - 1.8 IPS @ 18000.

Here is the page for reference. Use the...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-14-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By gundog
Depending on what you plan to cut I would not let...

Depending on what you plan to cut I would not let the crispy bot story stop you from using vacuum many of us use vacuum with no issue. I would never think of going back to clamping or screwing parts...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-11-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By gundog
Not a good idea even if you found a bit the...

Not a good idea even if you found a bit the abrasive material would be bad for your machine. Diamond bits would make the cut but I would not do it on your machine IMHO.
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-09-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By gundog
Because of the design it is better to have room...

Because of the design it is better to have room on the ends than the sides. If you use vacuum hold down access to the sides is not that important but if you plan to screw or clamp things down you...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-07-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By gundog
I do not spin the spindle when using the laser...

I do not spin the spindle when using the laser edge finder. I very rarely use them any more on the mill the wiggler is more accurate and on the SB I have the 0, 0 corner setup with the prox switches...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-06-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By gundog
I would not want one of my grandchildren in that...

I would not want one of my grandchildren in that bed, elevated bed and toddler don't go together IMHO.

Mike
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-06-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By gundog
Another method used by machinst is to use a piece...

Another method used by machinst is to use a piece of paper or tape bewteen the bit and the work piece. Move up slow with the spindle turning until it tears the paper or tape. Measure tape or paper...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-05-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By gundog
Brady has a good point. When I use the wiggler on...

Brady has a good point. When I use the wiggler on the mill I do it at 1000 RPM it would fly in pieces @ 5000 RPM I suspect.

I have never used my wiggler on my SB but I put my spindle on as an...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-05-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By gundog
Spindle HP depends on the work you are going to...

Spindle HP depends on the work you are going to do. It you are removing large quantities of material with big cutters get the most HP you can otherwise you are just running a bigger motor. Electrical...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-05-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By gundog
Hi Brandan, I have a laser edge finder and also...

Hi Brandan,
I have a laser edge finder and also a wiggler. The laser is quick but not supper accurate I use it when I am looking to find the edge of a sheet that I am going to machine and the parts...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 05-03-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By gundog
I will measure mine and let you know. My dust...

I will measure mine and let you know. My dust foot was built by Gary Campbell and when the bristles wore out I replaced it with a longer bristles but it did not work good because it was too long and...
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