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by dustboy
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Post Processors
Topic: Post for a Masterwood Speedy 207
Replies: 8
Views: 3615

Re: Post for a Masterwood Speedy 207

The spindle will likely be an off-the shelf 2 1/4 HP router. So, all the controller has to do is move it around. Adding the Z-axis would require a controller replacement for sure, but for now I would be happy just to use Cut 2D for some simple through-cutting and pocketing at mechanically preset dep...
by dustboy
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Post Processors
Topic: Post for a Masterwood Speedy 207
Replies: 8
Views: 3615

Re: Post for a Masterwood Speedy 207

I would love to run WinCNC. Can I set it up to run the servo drives existing on the machine? Or would it be easier to swap everything out for a stepper system? The machine has no z-axis, only a pneumatic actuator limited by mechanical stops. It has a drilling block with 3x3 drills on 32mm centers, a...
by dustboy
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Post Processors
Topic: Post for a Masterwood Speedy 207
Replies: 8
Views: 3615

Re: Post for a Masterwood Speedy 207

Hey, good to hear from you, Gary! Hope you're well. This is code that was included on the 3.5" floppy :roll: disk with the machine. Yes, apparently you can still buy a floppy drive on the internet. I have successfully run a "Demo" program, but it drilled quite a few more holes than the code would in...
by dustboy
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Post Processors
Topic: Post for a Masterwood Speedy 207
Replies: 8
Views: 3615

Post for a Masterwood Speedy 207

I have an old Masterwood Speedy 207 CNC boring machine that I will be modifying with the addition of a spindle, for use as a hobby point to point machine.

I would love to use VCarve again, what are the chances of finding a Post Processor to make this machine work?