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  1. David the swarfer replied to the thread CONTROL Blanks out while loading g-code.

    2.6 million lines in that file, not what one would expect from roughing (-: are you using fusion ? or at least something with an...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 4:40 AM
  2. Keith Davis replied to the thread Vulcan Pro.

    Hi Josh 1) in my drawings I use transparent tubes to denote springs (I wish I could find some spongy tubing for that) They are just...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 4:38 AM
  3. David the swarfer replied to the thread Z axes hits soft limit.

    you title says soft limit, your text says hits limit switch. which is it? what is generating your Gcode? are the clearance heights...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 4:23 AM
  4. GinoTheCop replied to the thread GTC2020.

    Yes I ve seen his build and videos.. He is doing a fantastic job!

    Feb 16, 2020 at 10:37 PM
  5. Rick 2.0 replied to the thread WorkBee 1510 Circle Issues.

    As it's not a consistently repeated error the first thing I would check is to make sure the wheels aren't binding. Do they glide...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 8:13 PM
  6. Rick 2.0 replied to the thread Project: OX Metal Spindle Upgrade with Gas assist Spring Modification / Spindle Weight consideration.

    Sorry, not really in a position to say as I have no experience with either one. Hopefully someone will chime in who does.

    Feb 16, 2020 at 8:05 PM
  7. Rick 2.0 replied to the thread Project: OX Metal Spindle Upgrade with Gas assist Spring Modification / Spindle Weight consideration.

    No, I'm referring to a single start TR8*2. Each turn of the screw is 2mm not 8 as with a TR8*8. This offers several advantages. The two...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 2:42 PM
  8. Mathew replied to the thread GTC2020.

    Have you seen the machine called spartacus made by daz the gas? His machine took a very interesting approach to the flexing.

    Feb 16, 2020 at 1:13 PM
  9. Rick 2.0 replied to the thread Project: OX Metal Spindle Upgrade with Gas assist Spring Modification / Spindle Weight consideration.

    You can resolve a lot of the Z-axis issues by simply using a milder lead on the screw. Drop back to a TR8*2. Not only does it give the...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 12:58 PM
  10. KEN MACDONALD posted a new thread.

    CNC XPRO3 not locking. Only green power leds visible.

    My CNC Xpro3 controller board has been working fine up till now. Today the setting $4=1 changed to 0, so I had leds on but no stepper...

    Forum: Controller Boards

    Feb 16, 2020 at 10:36 AM
  11. Kevon Ritter liked Ed Zacly's post in the thread New Spindle.

    Succinctly put Kevon...hopefully somebody who is embarking on a build will run across these comments and find them to be of value as "...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 1:49 AM
  12. Brian Slee replied to the thread Stepper tuning.

    I would recommend double checking your signal inputs. Do you have 5v into the driver? if you are using a different voltage supply, do...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 6:37 PM
  13. Rick 2.0 liked Kevon Ritter's post in the thread New Spindle.

    Holy crap, I can buy a brand new Tormach for those prices. As for machine spindle ceilings, even if the machines were stiff enough, the...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 5:20 PM
  14. Kevon Ritter replied to the thread New Spindle.

    Holy crap, I can buy a brand new Tormach for those prices. As for machine spindle ceilings, even if the machines were stiff enough, the...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 5:17 PM
  15. Bill Jennings attached a file to the thread Stepper tuning.

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