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    I've been using e-Cabinets for like 6 years. ...

    I've been using e-Cabinets for like 6 years. While definitely not intuitive, once you get it figured out it works pretty well for cabinets, especially for free software. But it isn't really free...
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    Thanks for sharing what you know about this with...

    Thanks for sharing what you know about this with me Brad. It's obviously much more than I do, but like most of these things, once you've learned it they're actually pretty straight forward. I just...
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    Very helpful info Brad, thanks for taking the...

    Very helpful info Brad, thanks for taking the time to document & share it! I'm looking into setting up a lathe/indexer just like yours on my PRTalpha, but I've got to bring myself up to speed with a...
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    Sorry to hear about your knee Steve, I wish you a...

    Sorry to hear about your knee Steve, I wish you a speedy recovery. I have to admit that I laughed a little when I read that your editors fell asleep reading it, my daughters are the same way. And I...
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    I've been looking for a solution to those 'bones'...

    I've been looking for a solution to those 'bones' for hours & just stumbled on this! Thank you VERY MUCH Steve for sharing this with us, your diagrams & explanations are very clear. Did you finish...
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    Thanks Dave, nice looking setup you've got there....

    Thanks Dave, nice looking setup you've got there. I spoke to SB the other day to see how much their hardened rail kits costs, and yeah it's spendy, so I'll have to do something else more affordable...
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    Thanks for taking the time to clarify this for me...

    Thanks for taking the time to clarify this for me Brady, no pictures are needed as your description was excellent. I had actually typed up a more detailed reply, but after clicking the wrong button...
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    Dressing the rails on a PRT

    Hi guys, Happy New Year!

    I've been spending some TLC time lately going over & truing up my 2005 PRTalpha 48x96 after getting a skookum new digital Stabila 4' level (0.05 of a degree/4' or 0.1 mm/m...
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    You can find the info on the vac motors I used in...

    You can find the info on the vac motors I used in this thread Ken: http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11813

    They are loud (you can find actual DB ratings from others in this forum,...
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    Travis, sorry for the delay. I've attached an...

    Travis, sorry for the delay. I've attached an image showing the valves I used.

    Curtiss, good idea. Too much work for me though. I believe that others (ie: David Buchsbaum) have already done...
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    John, the switchbox is screwed to the underside...

    John, the switchbox is screwed to the underside of my table (MDF painted blue).
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    One thing that may not make sense to you when...

    One thing that may not make sense to you when looking at the vectors would be the exhaust holes in one of the panels. That's because I drew them as angled cuts going through the panel. You'll have...
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    David, this stuff can be really frustrating -...

    David, this stuff can be really frustrating - believe me, I know!

    The DXF file I uploaded of the vac box is to scale, so you should be able to import it into your design software & the parts...
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    I am happy to give back to this community Gary,...

    I am happy to give back to this community Gary, thanks for asking.

    I agree with Gary about the limits of this information that we're sharing (ie: non-commercial use, etc...) and have added those...
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    Mike. In your previous pics I noticed that you...

    Mike. In your previous pics I noticed that you had the grounding clip on the router mount rather than on the bit. Is that where you usually clip it?

    I've been reading about grounding without the...
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    Thanks Scott. I compared every line in your file...

    Thanks Scott. I compared every line in your file with mine & they're basically the same (it looks like you have spindle speed lines that I don't). So then I re-ran mine a few more times & figured...
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    Thanks Mike. I'm still struggling with getting...

    Thanks Mike. I'm still struggling with getting mine setup correctly to zero to the bed, but I understand the virtues of it. I've built a similar fixed zero plate block at 35,-1.25 that gets...
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    It appears that this "plunge at end" is a known...

    It appears that this "plunge at end" is a known feature of CR, but it's something I'm not comfortable with. So I've been looking into Paco's 'surfacing_along_XorY_axis.sbp' file after reading about...
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    Plunge to surface after CR

    I was wondering if anyone has ever experienced this when running a CR or table resurfacing?

    After finishing the cut my Z returns home then plunges (fast) to zero while the router is still running...
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    Thank you David. It's good to know.

    Thank you David. It's good to know.
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    Mike. How do you zero a tool to the bed if...

    Mike. How do you zero a tool to the bed if there's a sheet of material on the table? Ie: You have just finished drilling 5mm holes & cutting dados, now you need to change to a 3/8" bit for...
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    Restarting the program doesn't make a difference...

    Restarting the program doesn't make a difference Gary. Can you please clarify what you meant by "change the order of the footer in the post"? I have tried moving the "SO" line around but it still...
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    Gary. I moved the "SO" line above the "JZ" line...

    Gary. I moved the "SO" line above the "JZ" line in the footer, but that doesn't turn off the router after the last Z axis retract.

    I then moved part of the footer (JZ, JA, SO, END) to before the...
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    Shut off router BEFORE jog home

    Can anyone tell me how to change the post processor file so that my router stops as soon as it retracts to the safe Z height, before it jogs home? Here's a shot of my PP file & the SBP file...
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    Post Processor Files Required?

    Can anyone can tell me the reason I need to have both the "Inch" and the "Inch Arc" PP files?

    I believe I need to keep the "Arc" PP for use with curved line cuts, but do I really need to keep the...
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