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    Eric, The bell is about 34.5" in diameter and it...

    Eric,
    The bell is about 34.5" in diameter and it is about 30.25" tall. IC3D in Ohio printed it.
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    Thanks Scott - yes, the scanner DID pick up the...

    Thanks Scott - yes, the scanner DID pick up the nicks etc, but I sculpted them out to make printing faster and more reliable.

    When you print at this scale, the size of the nozzle and filament...
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    Here's a time lapse: https://youtu.be/Bs7etPCJ78g

    Here's a time lapse: https://youtu.be/Bs7etPCJ78g
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    Update!

    Here's an update for those following this thread. I just received pics from the USS NJ Museum showing the original bell that I scanned and the replica that was printed full scale by IC3D in Ohio. The...
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    Welcome Bill

    Welcome Bill
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    No it's not just you & it is not version...

    No it's not just you & it is not version specific. Some releases just work better on some tools than others. My advice would be to revert to whatever version you were using previously. For instance,...
  7. For real... cutting anything off would detract...

    For real... cutting anything off would detract from it!
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    Reinstall the firmware via UI. Then do a UR and...

    Reinstall the firmware via UI. Then do a UR and be sure to pick the right machine configuration.
  9. Very good. You're welcome. Hopefully you get to...

    Very good. You're welcome. Hopefully you get to the bottom of why it is triggering the e-stop.
  10. Tracy, When inputs get unreliable or flaky it's...

    Tracy,
    When inputs get unreliable or flaky it's been my experience that the controller card is starting to go.

    My advice would be to open the control box, remove the 4 Phillips screws holding...
  11. Tracy, The computer is a very important part of...

    Tracy,
    The computer is a very important part of the SB controller. From what you mention, it could be either slow communication speed between the PC and the control box (USB) or something as simple...
  12. Tracy, There are many things that can cause the...

    Tracy,
    There are many things that can cause the situation you describe. For instance (and assuming this is an Alpha), if your 24v power supply is intermittent or flaky, it can cause weird things to...
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    "Cactus Juice resin" is pretty popular for...

    "Cactus Juice resin" is pretty popular for stabilizing wonky lumber...
  14. You should be in the 8 to 12% stepover range. So...

    You should be in the 8 to 12% stepover range. So a 1/32" ball should leave no raster lines with a stepover value of .0025 to .00375 inches.

    Start with a 12% and run about 1/2" of the file. How...
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    You're really missing out on what your machine is...

    You're really missing out on what your machine is capable of by not running some kind of gear/belt reduction to gain mechanical resolution. By replacing the closed loop nature of the Alpha motors...
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    Mailbox empty now...

    Mailbox empty now...
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    No, You don't want that gearbox. Check your PM....

    No,
    You don't want that gearbox. Check your PM. You'll ultimately need the gearboxes, motor swing plates and compatible pinions.
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    Rest in peace my friend.

    Rest in peace my friend.
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    Chuck, There's really no set price window for...

    Chuck,
    There's really no set price window for used pumps. When I bought my Becker ($10k new), I paid like $1500 for it (used from Boeing...so it was maintained well) but it cost me like $1200 to get...
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    I don't know if you need a 1/4" tool or if you...

    I don't know if you need a 1/4" tool or if you can go larger. It looks like the right tool for the job is either a 2 or 3 flute spiral-O, but it doesn't look like Onsrud offers it in a length of cut...
  21. ADA signs are made by inserting the balls into...

    ADA signs are made by inserting the balls into the plate. Do some googling...
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    Yes. Have a look in your Shopbot binder or comb...

    Yes. Have a look in your Shopbot binder or comb through email for one of your first messages from Dianne
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    Latest info regarding Shopbot Edition:...

    Latest info regarding Shopbot Edition: http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/showthread.php?25156-Info-on-upgrading-VCarvePro-ShopBot-Edition-to-VCarvePro-v10&highlight=Shopbot+edition
  24. Andy Glad to help. No need to be humble for...

    Andy
    Glad to help. No need to be humble for me... I'm just a regular guy.
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    The Vortex bits give a cleaner edge and last...

    The Vortex bits give a cleaner edge and last about 3x longer than the Centurion ones in my testing. If you crunch the numbers, they are a little bit cheaper if you gauge the linear cutting distances...
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