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    Yes, and you stated you never the 'eject' either,...

    Yes, and you stated you never the 'eject' either, though I think you said you never write to one which would be fine.
    One can often get by running a stop sign too but it's certainly not recommended....
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    Just to update - re-installing 3.6.46 didn't fix...

    Just to update - re-installing 3.6.46 didn't fix it. Still no menu or even icons. OH well. At least I can run.
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    Yes, I was in there doing those things and got no...

    Yes, I was in there doing those things and got no joy.



    Didn't know there was an "easy" mode. Unfortunately another Botter was trying to fix this and somehow lost the icons. He knows not how....
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    Thanks Kyle. Shutting down, etc, did not do it....

    Thanks Kyle. Shutting down, etc, did not do it. In fact, its been shutdown/powered up many times in the past 7-10 days since it happened. I even shut down the control box knowing full well it had...
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    Missing Menu suddenly

    Crazy question - how does one get the normal text toolbar menu to display?

    I was setting up to Z zero. Used the SK command to move the car to position. Put the plate down and attached the...
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    I just logged in with no issues

    I just logged in with no issues
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    I remember back then when ShopBot was looking for...

    I remember back then when ShopBot was looking for people to build these and help develop them. I thought "Wow! should would like to do that but don't have the money or the place. Fast forward about...
  8. Thread: Part file Error

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    I might possibly have been mis-understood. I was...

    I might possibly have been mis-understood. I was referencing the PC computer only. I only shut down the control box if there is an issue or other reason to do so - which is seldom.
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    Absolutely. As a former IT guy that is ALWAYS the...

    Absolutely. As a former IT guy that is ALWAYS the thing to do, without exception. A LOT goes on behind the scenes following an EXIT. I also almost NEVER use a Restart. It's 95% the same as Start...
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    Hi Rodney. So you STILL check the forum huh? ...

    Hi Rodney. So you STILL check the forum huh? Thanks for getting me started. Maybe we need to meetup to catch up. Jim
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    It is. You wouldn't want to do that. Going...

    It is.
    You wouldn't want to do that. Going larger to smaller to larger will reek havoc with air flow/turbulence, etc. Like putting a garden hose between to fire hoses [/QUOTE]
    yes

    When the...
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    No 1 1/4" used anywhere. He's glued a short ...

    No 1 1/4" used anywhere. He's glued a short piece of 2" into the Fein that fits into the PVC connection.
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    I'm running my 4x8 with 2 Feins. Bought my...

    I'm running my 4x8 with 2 Feins. Bought my system used 5 years ago which included 2 of them using 2" plumbing. No idea how old they are. One Fein died about 2 years ago but other one is still going....
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    Just awesome. Interesting how you find these...

    Just awesome. Interesting how you find these interesting things inside a piece of wood. Guess it is sort like Michelangelo that knew David was inside a piece of marble, he just had to remove all...
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    Years ago I had a drill bit specially made to do...

    Years ago I had a drill bit specially made to do that on a drill press. Have no idea where. Now, with the Bot I just set up a tool path to do it. Be careful when drilling a .25 hole with a .25...
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    I'm the guy that posted the original post. In my...

    I'm the guy that posted the original post. In my case when it happened it was ALWAYS the last inch or so of the final pass. It was ALWAYS on the last CG command. I too climb cut, then finish...
  17. A pic of it would be interesting.

    A pic of it would be interesting.
  18. I have the same set up - 2 Z Axis - first one...

    I have the same set up - 2 Z Axis - first one I've seen like this besides mine. I see you have a hose there but it doesn't go below the rails. Did you ever actually uses the dust collection? Do you...
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    I doubt you will find very many CNC people using...

    I doubt you will find very many CNC people using much pre-designed stuff. We all use the Bot in our own ways. Yes, the tutorials may seem to start with a premade design to show various tasks...
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    Love your comment. Don't know about the machine...

    Love your comment. Don't know about the machine but I sure get bored. It does get other things to cut besides these.

    I come from a career in the IT field and understand what is going on...
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    Nah, With my science/computer background I know...

    Nah, With my science/computer background I know it's not silly and overkill. Actually I am a bit surprised that, in 5 years, there has not been the dreaded comm issues and that sort of thing. That...
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    I should have stated that at install, a new 220...

    I should have stated that at install, a new 220 line was run by an electrician from the shop sub-panel. The sub-panel is a drop off the main house panel. It is a dedicated 220 circuit breaker and...
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    By 'same location' I mean the same relative...

    By 'same location' I mean the same relative position of the cut on each piece as in the images. No dust hose on the machine. :( Dust is blown off with air hose after each run, then (eventually)...
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    Sadly (and embarrassingly) I have not done...

    Sadly (and embarrassingly) I have not done anything along those lines. Bought it used 5 years ago and set it up as the previous and original owner (Built cabinets) had it set up. Neither of us...
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    Update - mostly good news. Cut 22 circles today -...

    Update - mostly good news. Cut 22 circles today - all perfect except one with very slight deviation in the expected place. 22 more tomorrow of this, then 50 more of a similar part. :(

    However -...
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