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  1. Not able to do anything physical as I'm stuck in...

    Not able to do anything physical as I'm stuck in bed between operations...
    BUT pretty good with a Desktop for any phone/internet help you may need.
    I've talked people through it from Texas to...
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    Don, The single screw Y used on older Desktops...

    Don,
    The single screw Y used on older Desktops does Not require a squaring routine.
    I've got a 2013, and had a 2014....it only requires the Zeroing routine to the front left corner of the prox...
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    Nice clean good looking jobs! May be boring to...

    Nice clean good looking jobs!
    May be boring to you, but I bet it pays the bills.
    3D can be hard to make it pay unless you have the right clientele or niche market.
    Thanks for posting those!
    scott
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    Thanks Scott! :) I was sending Mom different...

    Thanks Scott! :)

    I was sending Mom different models going by what she asked for months(seascapes and lakefront models)...
    then saw the "Fuel Station"...and she said "YES, the "Harley" one!!"

    I...
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    Thanks Bill! Just got a call from Mom as she's...

    Thanks Bill!
    Just got a call from Mom as she's calling around for Christmas...She wanted me to know.. "Almost everyone told me they have the "Harley's" hanging on their trees" :)
    Glad again I did...
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    Mom's "Tiny" Harleys

    So...even before the big Harley had it's 6 coats of oil on it....I sent Mom pics.
    And Mom was planning her 90th Birthday Party at the Harriseeket Inn in Freeport, and she was talking to my LOVELY...
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    Harley Stand

    Thanks David!
    (I was thinking about Texas yesterday as I slid down my "freezing rain" covered wheelchair ramp)
    Really means a lot coming from you Brady!
    Since playing with your "Standard 3D" VR...
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    Mom's big "Harley"

    Thanks Dick,
    We'll have to do some Tinys like the last project I post here, as I don't think you want to spend 19 hours here like on this next one. :)
    Thanks Jerry!

    So...fast forward to June to...
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    "Shaman" in Maple

    This was a Sugar Maple blowdown 20' from my backdoor 2 Winters ago.
    All suitable sized pieces were cut up, and the "backs" were surfaced on the machine fairly soon and then sanded to 600G and sealed...
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    3D carves 2021

    I haven't cut or posted as much as usual this year, but from a comment(thanks Evan)...I'll catch up now gradually.

    Last January I had to rush a Kitten/Butterfly for my stepmom's birthday.
    I...
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    Just a thought Ron. Similar things happened to...

    Just a thought Ron.
    Similar things happened to our 2 machines, and didn't affect Z for some reason.
    Luckily the first time, the keyboard died the next day and made it obvious...and swapping it out...
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    It would take up a third of my tiny space!...

    It would take up a third of my tiny space!
    Desktops have their place. :)
    2 and 2.5D with smooth curves and different form bits would be the way to go at that size!
    3D would take forever, as even...
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    John; Under "about me"...

    John;
    Under "about me"
    http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/member.php?10508-Rocco-G
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    Rocco, Lots of stuff on the Vectric Forum to...

    Rocco,
    Lots of stuff on the Vectric Forum to reduce "Jaggies"...here's just one thread;
    https://forum.vectric.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=38107&p=277553&hilit=jaggies#p277553

    A LOT has to do on the...
  15. Thread: Joe Crumley

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    RIP Joe, I really learned a lot from your...

    RIP Joe,
    I really learned a lot from your threads!
    Thanks!!
    scott
  16. Not anymore Bud:)

    Not anymore Bud:)
  17. NOT flimsy John:) I'd only had first Desktop for...

    NOT flimsy John:)
    I'd only had first Desktop for about 4 months before we got a FeinII HEPA for dedicated DC(with a DustDeputy...it's perfect for a Desktop combo),
    and was in Rockler shopping for...
  18. I personally think it's the opposite John. ...

    I personally think it's the opposite John.

    Shorter gantry(33.125" outer supports(measured outside/outside)), and then on the two 2013&"14s we owned,
    the welded frame/machined rail surface/linear...
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    I'd add a Y fence and use a sled(carrier board)...

    I'd add a Y fence and use a sled(carrier board) Like Scott said, and just slide it along Y axis to either reference dowels cut in sled, or marks cut in sled/fence by the machine.

    Adding a straight...
  20. Hi Brian, Only ever stalled the Desktop w 1hp,...

    Hi Brian,
    Only ever stalled the Desktop w 1hp, by user errors(Don't try to cut Teak with 1.25" bit at 3IPS when you skip a decimal and it's a .5" pass...not a .05" pass....
    And do NOT try cutting...
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    Glad it still worked Jason. :) scott

    Glad it still worked Jason. :)
    scott
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    Things are Very possibly, but here is how I...

    Things are Very possibly, but here is how I registered and downloaded the last "VCP Shopbot Edition" 3 yrs ago;...
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    Be careful with the back Bud! Have 2 friends...

    Be careful with the back Bud!
    Have 2 friends down with bad backs(and not cutting right now because of mine) and "stupid" moves.

    Have your son bring a friend! :)
    Buddy of mine had to get a Max...
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    I'd hang onto the old Fein II also Bud. :) The...

    I'd hang onto the old Fein II also Bud. :)
    The new ones don't seem to have a power setting...just run full blast(noisier) and vac adjusted by bleeding air. :(

    OH!
    On Z-Axis Retrofit...
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    Was that the whole meal deal Bud, or is the Fein...

    Was that the whole meal deal Bud, or is the Fein II still available?
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