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  1. Thread: new install

    by mikejohn
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    new install

    I run the very last of the PRT's and for 10 years I have had no problems. And still haven't with the shopbot. But today the computer I run the machine with gave up the ghost and refused to read the...
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    I have now sent the Christmas files to everyone...

    I have now sent the Christmas files to everyone who emailed me or who have posted above (apart from Andy B, Robert L and Ted G. I can find no email address in your profiles)
    If you are expecting...
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    Don't let paint freeze! I know to my cost ...

    Don't let paint freeze!
    I know to my cost


    ........Mike
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    Brian I zero on a pre-determined place on the...

    Brian
    I zero on a pre-determined place on the jig

    .......Mike
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    I promised the files for Monday. Came home from...

    I promised the files for Monday.
    Came home from toiling at the coalface to find my internet connection was off!!
    It's on now (06:45) but it's back to 'toting that barge, hoisting that bail' so I...
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    Robert This works,I think. Z zero on the...

    Robert
    This works,I think.
    Z zero on the table.
    Determine the thickness of the material and note it.
    In your file place a variable with the material thickness.
    At the point in the file you...
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    OK folks The first Romanian Shopbot Camp...

    OK folks
    The first Romanian Shopbot Camp (unnoficial
    ) is over and I can start assembling the files.
    Loads of emails, and you guys requesting here , so a lot of interest.
    I am pleased to be...
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    Read this...

    Read this
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    Further to Patricks post on the wave pattern, and...

    Further to Patricks post on the wave pattern, and to help you not having to re-invent the wheel
    look at this thread.

    .............Mike
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    Erik I also dreaded the inevitable! Not...

    Erik
    I also dreaded the inevitable!
    Not knowing how your table is made, I can not give exact advice.
    In my case my table is metal, to the 'Gerald' design, where both sides are welded, then all...
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    We await with great anticipation! ...

    We await with great anticipation!

    ...........Mike
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    I didn't realise there would be that much...

    I didn't realise there would be that much interest in my files

    Anyone interested in Vcarving fancy shapes?

    2299
    I have a number of these I will no longer be using commercially.
    If I can...
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    Brett Interesting to see a Shopbot set up for a...

    Brett
    Interesting to see a Shopbot set up for a single operation. How long have you been running this operation? Have there been any problems (or benefits) continually cutting in just one area?
    I...
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    I have had lots of emails requesting files. ...

    I have had lots of emails requesting files.
    These will be assembled by the end of next wek and sent out.
    They are in mm's, but I guess you all know how to click from inches to mm

    Or we can...
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    Jeffrey There has been lots on this, as has...

    Jeffrey
    There has been lots on this, as has been said.
    Look closely at all 3 options highlighted by Ken before you make your decision, and try and find Mikes posts about the 4G

    All 3...
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    Randy These are the .dxf files for the...

    Randy
    These are the .dxf files for the v-carving front and rear of Santa

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    These are the outline files. I made them in two pieces of 50mm(2") foam and stuck them together.
    V-carving...
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    I made a load of files like this last year, v...

    I made a load of files like this last year, v carved into polystyrene then painted, for Shop windows.
    There are snowmen, ski-ing/ skating polar bears, Santas elves etc.
    If anyone is interested I...
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    What Dirk is talking about is the 'card' that...

    What Dirk is talking about is the 'card' that goes betwen a picture and the glass in a picture frame. The hole is cut at 45º with sharp corners.
    Exactly the same look if you profiled a cut with a...
  19. Thread: Fluting

    by mikejohn
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    Perry Do the flutes go full length? If so its...

    Perry
    Do the flutes go full length?
    If so its straight forward.
    Its if the flutes start or end before the end of the piece you have to move the bit onto, or take it away from the material, so...
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    Danny I am with Jerry As an entry level...

    Danny
    I am with Jerry
    As an entry level machine, particularly if you chose the right Shopbot combination, you get a lot for your money.
    If you do outgrow it, there are ways of improving it, or...
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    Ron Explain to me. You say I setup a Free...

    Ron
    Explain to me.
    You say I setup a Free Shopbotters server to help new and old shopbotters., but you ask for $150 to join.
    Whats free?

    ..........Mike
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    Admin Shouldn't these last messages go here? ...

    Admin
    Shouldn't these last messages go here?
    For Sale/Wanted - ShopBot-related items only



    ...........Mike
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    Boyd The Ascension 1000, Dirks Agek or the new...

    Boyd
    The Ascension 1000, Dirks Agek or the new shopBot A4 These all bring PRT's close to Alpha performance.

    ...........Mike
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    www.mechmate.com (http://www.mechmate.com) maybe...

    www.mechmate.com maybe what you are looking for.
    If you have been away for a while, see what can now be done with a PRT and one of the new control boxes.

    ................Mike
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    Shari If you do increase your speed from 1.5IPS...

    Shari
    If you do increase your speed from 1.5IPS to 5IPS, I would be interested to know what time reduction you get with your file.

    ................Mike
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