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  1. Thread: Dust collectors

    by Alan m
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    nice build . i like the cyclone lasered in. i...

    nice build . i like the cyclone lasered in.
    i wish mine was clear on the sides

    what are you machining.

    i dont mean to be critical with the next part. i have learnt a lot here and want to...
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    great thanks. how does it work. do I down...

    great thanks.

    how does it work. do I down load an update and install .
    or is it a total install.

    could I use the new files to put it on a new pc (the current one is a bit old and shook. )
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    v carve pro 6 to 9 upgrade

    I bought my prs aphla second hand
    my machine came with v carve pro edition 6 .

    I think its time to upgrade to 9 .

    problem is I didn't buy the software the first day . its not in my name.
    ...
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    what percentage area increase did you use when...

    what percentage area increase did you use when going from 4" round to square.

    why did you use 2 90 degree bends instead of a 45 or minimal resistance gentle curve

    nice job though
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    I'm no expert by any means. but last week I was...

    I'm no expert by any means. but last week I was cutting straight lines on a sheet of mdf. I drew a box instead of straight lines so that it wouldn't do a line then travel back to start the next...
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    unfortunately it has to be 3d.

    unfortunately it has to be 3d.
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    3d probe. do i need aspire

    I have a 3d probe.
    no clue how to use it yet . only watched a few videos.
    a guy wants me to route out a board so that he can display items he sells. they are hard to describe or put a name to....
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    how is everyone storing ll the other stuff that's...

    how is everyone storing ll the other stuff that's needed. bits a fairly straight forward to organise
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    that's cool. do the dividers come out . can the...

    that's cool. do the dividers come out .
    can the bits touch
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    storing all the bits and pieces

    how is everyone storing all you router bits, spanners, collets, hold down bolts etc, all the extra stuff that goes with the machine

    I have a cabinet that the pc is in and has drawers for all that...
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    I thinking to make it on a steel frame I made up...

    I thinking to make it on a steel frame I made up like a pallet. then use my pallet truck
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    I'm considering making one. I'm thinking about...

    I'm considering making one.
    I'm thinking about making a double sided one so that I can bring in sheets on one side , run each through cnc and then put it on the other side.
    I was mocking it up...
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    its a shame its so expensive. that's plus vat and...

    its a shame its so expensive. that's plus vat and delivery.
    I'm going to try and make one similar
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    http://www.laoekspert.ee/products/trolleys-for-spe...

    http://www.laoekspert.ee/products/trolleys-for-special-purpose-board-trolley-1900x700x1470mm-500kg-t1389

    I'm thinking more like this .
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    is that a home made set up or is it fully off the...

    is that a home made set up or is it fully off the shelf.
    is it really expensive
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    I'm hoping this is an easy fix because it seems...

    I'm hoping this is an easy fix because it seems to be consistently out. so hopefully its a settting issue. hopefully I will play with it tomorrow and see whats going on
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    not prefinished but you never know. mostly bare...

    not prefinished but you never know. mostly bare mdf or plywood.
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    com on now that's just teasing. ;) I wish I...

    com on now that's just teasing. ;)
    I wish I could fit and afford such a system.

    I would be happy with a bog standard set up
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    how to get sheeets onto shop bot efficiently

    how are you getting 8x4 sheets onto the bed and off again without damaging them or yourself.
    iv a small shop so it is awkward to do.
    I'm looking at building some kind of cart that will roll them...
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    zero plate not zeros

    I have noticed that when I zero with the touch plate that zero is not the top of the piece(or where I zeroed it) .
    I auto zero it with the aluminium plate don't move x or y but tell it to go to...
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    this hasn't happened since but everything stopped...

    this hasn't happened since but everything stopped twice for a few seconds then worked away fine again. it was kind of like it buffered
    any ideas
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    thanks jeff. its the variability that's...

    thanks jeff.
    its the variability that's creating all the variables. if I was making one thing the whole time day in day out then it would be straight forward.
    I'm hoping to be making all kinds of...
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    did you work that out or just decide its a nice...

    did you work that out or just decide its a nice easy number . I am hoping that this will be part of my income so it has to be worked out fairly acccurate
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    how do you put a value to each piece. is it that...

    how do you put a value to each piece. is it that looks like 100$ job the next is a 300£ job

    what other expenses have you despite insurance etc
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    working out hourly rate

    hi there.
    I'm a site carpenter mostly but am trying to move towards workshop based. I'm trained in the workshop.
    I know how to price up my hourly or daily rate on site etc because I know all the...
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