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    Is a key or security code required for the driver?

    Is a key or security code required for the driver?
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    PRT control software installation

    HELP. I'm having trouble getting the control software loaded and operational for my older PRT4896 CNC. Had a catastrophic system error on the PC desktop computer that forced me to do a complete...
  3. Thread: Home Position

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    Looks like it turned out to be a document...

    Looks like it turned out to be a document problem. Glitch maybe? Set up another job this afternoon and it ran just like it was supposed to.
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    Double post

    Double post
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    Home Position

    http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=35126&stc=1

    Hello, I'm hoping someone can steer me in the right direction. A few days ago I started the PC and it asked me to do an...
  6. Thread: Value Help

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    Got a couple small customer jobs to do, then I'll...

    Got a couple small customer jobs to do, then I'll give the XYZ numbers a try. Thanks.
  7. Thread: Value Help

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    Value Help

    I had a little glitch with my PC and now it seems to have affected the ShopBot Software. Just started to cut a job and the round circles are cutting oval shaped. I'm assuming the X,Y values have been...
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    I think we may have found the weak link. Replaced...

    I think we may have found the weak link. Replaced the USB cable. Good to go.
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    Shopbot communication issue.

    It's been a long time since I've posted here, so I don't know if this is the right place to ask a tech support question? I turned on the CNC to do a job this afternoon and the cut program says it...
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    Just a question. Don't mean to hijack, but it is...

    Just a question. Don't mean to hijack, but it is somewhat in keeping with the OP's question. Is there such a thing as a plug in wifi module or something similar that would allow the CNC to be run by...
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    My ShopBot, old PRT96, came with a pause button....

    My ShopBot, old PRT96, came with a pause button. It's still connected to the control board, but It's been years since I've rolled up the cord and hung it on the wall. If I remember right it's a good...
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    If that's a 3/8" cut it makes my point even more...

    If that's a 3/8" cut it makes my point even more valid. It looks like the cut has gone at least the width of the bit past the corner in that photo. That's .375". Where did that much play come from?...
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    If that cut was made with a 1/4" bit, that's a...

    If that cut was made with a 1/4" bit, that's a lot more movement than just a few .01".
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    I usually don't have time restraints on 3d...

    I usually don't have time restraints on 3d projects. So, if I have a job that requires a smoother surface with little, or sometimes no sanding, I found taking .001" off on a final pass gets rid of...
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    I might be wrong, but it seems like the ball end...

    I might be wrong, but it seems like the ball end already cuts from the edge as it moves across the surface. The exception might be plunge cuts. I'd be interested in how this discusion goes though, as...
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    We live in a climate that (except for this year)...

    We live in a climate that (except for this year) gets below 0°f this time of year. I've never had the unheated space drop below 45°f, 20 years and counting. Only the garage door wall, is exposed to...
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    I think you can apply that argument to many many...

    I think you can apply that argument to many many trades. I've been a sign shop owner for decades. I started out hand lettering. Then computers came along and I started punching paper pounce patterns...
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    Not sure, but I imagine someone has run across...

    Not sure, but I imagine someone has run across this before.
    I learned several years ago that the TIG welder would stall the CNC. I would start the CNC, then go in the next room and work on welding...
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    Is it better to stick with 9.5 for awhile until...

    Is it better to stick with 9.5 for awhile until they come up with a fix. Or is 10 still worth the upgrade?
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    I second what Brady said. I bought a VFD a few...

    I second what Brady said. I bought a VFD a few months ago and the included instructions were sketchy at best. Went to you tube and they had the same complaint about the instruction manual. I even had...
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    I've cut a fair amount of HDU and also pink &...

    I've cut a fair amount of HDU and also pink & white foam from the big box store with 1/2" bull nose. Single finish pass is all I used. In the early days I even ground a bull nose end on a 1/2" drill...
  22. Thread: Window Reim

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    Thanks Brian.

    Thanks Brian.
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    Thanks for the compliments Russ. It's...

    Thanks for the compliments Russ. It's appreciated. I get a wild hair every once in awhile, but those times are getting fewer & fewer. I feels good to have this job done though.
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    Thanks Robtown. I've been through a few straight...

    Thanks Robtown. I've been through a few straight line wind storms that did damage, but nothing like this. Once is more than enough for me.
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    Thanks Joe. Yea, we were lucky. There's houses...

    Thanks Joe. Yea, we were lucky. There's houses all around us that are no more.
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