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  1. Not anymore Bud:)

    Not anymore Bud:)
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  5. 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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    Sorry so long Rachel, but had a deadline for my...

    Sorry so long Rachel, but had a deadline for my Mom's 90th Bday party tomorrow and have been out Straight Making Tiny Harleys with that same rig.
    Each 3D cut was a.25mm TBN followed by a 30*...
  12. Thread: The Batmobile

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    Just exactly the right kind of CNC project to...

    Just exactly the right kind of CNC project to start a 12 yr old with Phill!

    Tried a few yrs ago to get my friends 14 yr son/12yr old daughter/10 yr old son involved in my kinda stuff...
    and after...
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    Perhaps look in the Vectric Forum. Lots of talk...

    Perhaps look in the Vectric Forum.
    Lots of talk and threads about Paul Zanks(RIP Paul) VInlay methods.

    One of the guy who does a lot in Redwood and other softwoods(and All kinds of wood for the...
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    Glad capital "S" Scott helped you get it sussed...

    Glad capital "S" Scott helped you get it sussed out Wayne. :)
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    It's Early Wayne, but just remembered that the...

    It's Early Wayne, but just remembered that the Z-Zero routine I described didn't come out till early 2016 with the Desktop's factory installed Z.
    Before that, it was just the double tap, and then...
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    Hi Wayne, I thought about older machines about...

    Hi Wayne,
    I thought about older machines about an hour after I posted.
    We bought in 2013 at 3.8.14 I think(3.8.50 for 2 yrs now), and were thinking to have high functioning Spectrum people up...
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    Wayne, Have you done a TS, and checked the "I...

    Wayne,
    Have you done a TS, and checked the "I have a Z prox switch box"?
  18. Sorry Don, Trying to cut Tiny Harleys (60 of...

    Sorry Don,
    Trying to cut Tiny Harleys (60 of them) and attend Vectric's Virtual UGM at the same time:(
    Never cut Aluminum on purpose(coupla clamps won though)...pretty sure others have on the...
  19. Hmm....NO idea why I called them "Felts"....must...

    Hmm....NO idea why I called them "Felts"....must heard someone call them that when I was a rank newbie:(

    Just went out and looked at mine after toothbrushing fine dust off that made them LOOK like...
  20. The Site is now LIVE :)...

    The Site is now LIVE :)...
  21. Hey Bud, I looked for pics of when I did my...

    Hey Bud,
    I looked for pics of when I did my Z-retrofit, but apparently didn't take any of the insides of bearing blocks:(
    IF failing memory serves, it did not look like a yellow/white lithium...
  22. Bud, This subject came up years ago when the...

    Bud,
    This subject came up years ago when the 5.5"Z retrofit kit came out, and a lot of questions came out when Z bearing block bearings fell out.
    Turns out a lot of people had been using WD40 on...
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    NICE John! :) Haven't seen that many half laps...

    NICE John! :)
    Haven't seen that many half laps since I built my adjustable closets....and maybe a boat or two. :)
  24. Last year they were up for viewing within...

    Last year they were up for viewing within hours....and available for at least months(may still be) Gene.
    Nice to watch in real time, as lots of Vectric staff are online as well to answer chat...
  25. It's coming Right up this week :)...

    It's coming Right up this week :)
    https://forum.vectric.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=37857

    3 days for Free!
    I see even Bill Young will be giving a segment. :)
    Hope to see you there.
    scott
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