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    Hey Michael, I haven't visited since I posted my...

    Hey Michael, I haven't visited since I posted my older reply. I have been busy adding to my pile of live and learn sign failures. I had almost decided to just live with the level of fuzz that I have...
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    Thank You

    Thanks for the tips. Saves me a lot of time. I'll tweak my method with the suggested changes and see what happens.
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    Fuzzy V-Carved Letters

    I've been V-carving small signs. When the job is complete, some of the letters are not clean. I have to use a toothpick or something to clean some of the letters out. This is AFTER I blow the dust...
  4. Thread: Best Radius

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    Sold Me

    Steve! That's a fabulous look. I'm going to use it. You didn't copyright it did you (just kidding)? Thanks for the visual.
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    Bead

    Hi Steve,

    Thanks for the input and sorry for the newb questions. When you say V-carved border, you mean a design or pattern within the edges? And is a bead a rounded channel like a little trench...
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    Best Radius

    I know it's subjective, but...

    What is the most aesthetically pleasing radius for small wood signs? Here's some background.

    I want to make square signs in 3 sizes: 7.25", 9.25", and 11.25". I'm...
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    All problems solved

    I'm up and running! Thanks again, everyone.
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    Thank You

    Thanks guys, especially Bill for your detailed explanation. From what you say, I feel better. It was the fact that they get hot without doing any work that had me worried. I'm going to have another...
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    John, you are a genius! I was mulling over what...

    John, you are a genius! I was mulling over what you said. I focused on the fact that a command will tell the machine to jog in one step. Knowing a little about computers I also know that you are...
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    Problems With Brand New Desktop Model

    I have 2 problems with my new Desktop model - and I haven't cut a single thing yet. I've sent email to the Support guys, but I also want to check if anyone else out there experiences the same thing....
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    Thanks John. That makes sense and it could be the...

    Thanks John. That makes sense and it could be the problem. But then it would mean that it doesn't work the way it's supposed to work. :( Sigh...
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    Hi Joe! Thanks for the input. I'm happy to know...

    Hi Joe! Thanks for the input. I'm happy to know about the Fixed Move (thanks to you) and what it does. But alas, that's not the problem. When I use the yellow keypad (K) and try to jog, if the jog...
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    Jogging From The Keyboard

    Does anyone else experience the lead screws seizing up when jogging with the keyboard? Mine does - in both the axes. Basically, that means I can't jog using the keyboard. If I issue a jog command...
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