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    Do your signs have your number or website carved...

    Do your signs have your number or website carved in the bottom or back side?
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    What have you to say about "Word of Mouth", Eric?...

    What have you to say about "Word of Mouth", Eric?
    Do you find that each customer becomes a happy salesman for you?
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    @ Brady, Yes... my experience was no where near...

    @ Brady,
    Yes... my experience was no where near what I expected it to be. It wasn't a complete waste but even failures teach important lessons!
    The experience of making a payment and struggling to...
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    Imagine spending a grand plus for a plaster...

    Imagine spending a grand plus for a plaster wrench and then watch it get destroyed in microseconds by an errant customer who attempts to use it to tighten a nut in jest?

    The world has the...
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    The thought I took away after three years of...

    The thought I took away after three years of owning a 3D printer is......
    One day soon, me thinks, all households will own a 3D printer just as most own a TV and a microwave.

    The technology is...
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    ;-) Granted ... But if you need a hero, I can...

    ;-)
    Granted ... But if you need a hero, I can forward you names of a few real ones.

    Ironically, it seems "printing heros" has made a few owners of these 3D printing machines wealthy.
    I'm not a...
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    No Kidding! I owned a Z-corp 520 3D printer....

    No Kidding!
    I owned a Z-corp 520 3D printer.
    There are very few useful products produced by this machine.
    The cost to produce anything is exceptionally high.

    My cost per cubic inch was...
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    Nice Balance!

    Eric,

    I like the "art" you incorporate into your signs.
    Great balance, Earthy, user friendly ... Your signs pass on ease and comfort to the viewer. 'Welcoming' is a better word.
    Your signs ...
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    Not related to SB but I ran a 3D printer from my...

    Not related to SB but I ran a 3D printer from my Mac for 3 years without a single glitch.
    Rock Steady
    BootCamp and Parallels.
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    Wow...I hear that from so many people. I...

    Wow...I hear that from so many people.
    I figger...It gets cold here and there (((is))) was a lot of home construction.
    We can buy Dow or Corning foam 2" thick , 4 x 8 sheet for $20-$22 per sheet...
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    I do concrete stamping and staining. I...

    I do concrete stamping and staining. I specialize in making concrete look like rock. Also, a tug captain for 20 years so I have some perspective on this.
    Use your iPhone to determine either true...
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    Liquid Pry Bar?...

    Liquid Pry Bar?
    http://visual.merriam-webster.com/images/house/do-it-yourself/carpentry-nailing-tools/pry-bar.jpg
    ;-)
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    Shelter 2.0 is a better option over conventional...

    Shelter 2.0 is a better option over conventional building especially within the parameters.

    If you did build a 7/11....You need a couple of stiff legs and fabricate a logging highline.
    Some...
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    I'm Mac.... but could this be a "sleep" issue?...

    I'm Mac.... but could this be a "sleep" issue?
    Running a 3D printer, files would stop after so many minutes of inactivity by me.




    Is the machine being told to stop?

    Did you import the...
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    I wonder if "Table Limits" can be applied to my...

    I wonder if "Table Limits" can be applied to my wife's thought pattern?
    Her programming shuts down at the same place every time too.....Something to do with anything CNC.

    As we are...
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    I wonder if your could refine the parameters?...

    I wonder if your could refine the parameters?
    Maybe make a challenge?

    I brought your request up with the builders I work with and the initial reaction was why?

    Current building practices are...
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    Loose wire in the e-stop(s)?

    Loose wire in the e-stop(s)?
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    I too live in the heart of cabin and lake...

    I too live in the heart of cabin and lake country....with a few sage brush thrown in. What attracted me to post was your comment: "There are a ton of potential customers all around me."

    You have...
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    Dittos! No tool bags. No compressor. No...

    Dittos!

    No tool bags.
    No compressor.
    No power tools.

    Did anybody wince when that guy stuck his fingers under the column?
    Yowsser...lol.

    Waterproof Resorcinol Glue, Bill?
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    As a sign guy wannabe, it looks great. However,...

    As a sign guy wannabe, it looks great. However, you asked for a critique.
    I think your own admission that you are not 100% satisfied is entirely linked to misuse of the dead space as John Arnott...
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    I understand your conundrum. ;-) You might want...

    I understand your conundrum. ;-)
    You might want to look at something called a Flat Truss or a Vaulted Parallel Chord truss. It consists of many
    2x4's finger jointed into one very strong truss...
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    I'm a builder with lots of unconventional...

    I'm a builder with lots of unconventional experience.
    Everything is a trade off.
    Current building practice with dimensional lumber is pretty darn good.
    What you are asking is at least 3 times the...
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    Jack, In my solids program, you create the...

    Jack,
    In my solids program, you create the solids you want. Place everything where you want, then subtract where the solids overlap.
    Does that make sense?
    I'd export the resultant file as an stl.
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    I dunno what the answer is Jack but see if my...

    I dunno what the answer is Jack but see if my experience helps?
    Yesterday, I was doing some MDF trim indoors.
    I found a wet rag will remove the existing primer on the board! You can wipe the paint...
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    I get an average of 1.52Kw per hour average.

    You wrote:

    I believe the best way to bring down amps is to the increase voltage.
    So ... yes.

    Some motors can be wired to run at more than one...
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