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    It's possible that you have a bad driver...only...

    It's possible that you have a bad driver...only moving in one direction is a symptom of that...but the first thing I'd look at is the Y-axis location in the display and see if it's a large negative...
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    My first step when looking for cutting problems...

    My first step when looking for cutting problems is to power up the tool and then grab each moving part...both ends of the gantry, the YZ car, the nose of the spindle... and shake it to see if you...
  3. Hey Daniel, Your best bet for getting useful...

    Hey Daniel,

    Your best bet for getting useful info is to contact tech support at ShopBot.

    Bill
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    The standard programming pulses yellow until the...

    The standard programming pulses yellow until the control box connects and then turns solid green. Since any time the tool moves we feel like you need a warning, when the tool is moving with the...
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    We're exploring some options for lights. This one...

    We're exploring some options for lights. This one works well on my PRS and is bolted to the YZ car, and 've just been sticking a straight strip to the gantry beam on my MAX. I'm sure there are some...
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    Sorry...haven't been on the forum much and slow...

    Sorry...haven't been on the forum much and slow to update on this:

    We got the first batch boards and they replace your existing ribbon cable. On the end is a wago connector to attach the...
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    I will check on progress and report back. Bill

    I will check on progress and report back.

    Bill
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    Hey Richard... I checked into it for you and it...

    Hey Richard... I checked into it for you and it looks like ShopBot had sent you a quote that included shipping via UPS for $78.19. Let them know if you didn't get that quote.

    Bill
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    My pleasure.

    My pleasure.
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    Hey Kyle, There is indeed. You can download...

    Hey Kyle,

    There is indeed. You can download the whole shebang from http://www.100kprojects.com/project_pages/Quicklap_Canoe/

    Be aware that the instructions were done before digital cameras and...
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    I must admit I was pretty excited when they told...

    I must admit I was pretty excited when they told me that it was done and in the water. There's even talk that they might build some more for the rest of the grandkids!

    Bill
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    Some new ShopBot boatbuilders!

    ShopBotter John Hoffmann was quarantined this summer with his grandkids, so they decided to build one of my old Quicklap canoe designs. His granddaughter Kit made this video to document the...
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    As with most things, what should be simple never...

    As with most things, what should be simple never is. The first batch of board arrived with the wrong connector and we're waiting for the corrected batch. Covid 19 issues certainly don't help in...
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    No problem at all. In reality you're more likely...

    No problem at all. In reality you're more likely to be right than me, but I'm always suspicious of corruption when zeroing gets wonky. There are a couple of values that determine which inputs are...
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    It could indeed be a hardware problem, but the...

    It could indeed be a hardware problem, but the ShopBot software backs up settings...location etc...and occasionally something can happen in Windows that can corrupt a backup. When that happens you...
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    Assuming you haven't made any big mods to your...

    Assuming you haven't made any big mods to your tool (like changing motors so that your unit values are non-default), the first thing I would try is to do a reset to reload the default configuration....
  17. Hi Kevin, I suspect that one of your X-axis...

    Hi Kevin,

    I suspect that one of your X-axis motors is not working. A preliminary way to check is to power up the tool and after a few minutes touch each motor...they should both be warm and a very...
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    I'm not the developer but as far as I know it's...

    I'm not the developer but as far as I know it's all in that GitHub repository. You can download the project in a zip file and check out the javascript files in the JS folder to see how it works and...
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    Enough...thread is closed
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    This stuff is above my pay grade, but I'll see if...

    This stuff is above my pay grade, but I'll see if I can do anything about making image uploads easier
  21. This is a very cool thread!

    This is a very cool thread!
  22. You can 3d print feet if you have access to a 3d...

    You can 3d print feet if you have access to a 3d printer . This was a collaboration with the AtFAB folks for slotted legs in office furniture, to both protect the floor and to keep the legs part...
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    It may be a bad file or encoded funny, but...

    It may be a bad file or encoded funny, but sometimes things import in a weird screen location. Try zooming out or use the Selection All Vectors option and then Center everything and see if anything...
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    John, It's certainly hard to argue with that...

    John,

    It's certainly hard to argue with that and we do try not to talk about things too much until they are a done deal. We're always working on new things though, and the majority of them either...
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    As another option, the HandiBot uses a system...

    As another option, the HandiBot uses a system with lights that are programmable based on the state of output switches to change color and flash different patterns. It uses a small Arduino...
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