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by tgauthier
Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Wrapped Rotary Machining
Topic: 4th axis on my probotix cnc
Replies: 10
Views: 5700

Re: 4th axis on my probotix cnc

Thanks TReischl..... for taking the time to respond. Yes, I have set my Zero to the center of the stock. I never gave it any thought about having a second profile for rotary but that make sense. I currently use 2010 screen set for flat work and love it. Now that I am trying to learn rotary, I have b...
by tgauthier
Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Wrapped Rotary Machining
Topic: 4th axis on my probotix cnc
Replies: 10
Views: 5700

Re: 4th axis on my probotix cnc

Hi Guys, Thanks for your input. Your thoughts are really appreciated. From your posted replies and reading the attached links it looks like I need to change some settings in my Mach3. I need to convert the Feed rate to radial Rate? and maybe adjust the A axis motor tuning? Not sure where to find the...
by tgauthier
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Wrapped Rotary Machining
Topic: 4th axis on my probotix cnc
Replies: 10
Views: 5700

Re: 4th axis on my probotix cnc (speed rate?)

Clinton... The simple formula for rotary feedrate is 115 * (XY Feedrate) / Wrap diameter. Actually 114.5916, but close enough. So for Mike's example 115 * 200 / 4 = 5750 degrees per minute (in round numbers) A large number, but is only around 15 rpm, which is not fast at all for rotary work. In Win...
by tgauthier
Fri Jan 01, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Kids rocking horse from Baltic birch ply
Replies: 42
Views: 8973

Re: Kids rocking horse from Baltic birch ply

Ted If you load Andrews Aspire into the Aspire demo you can save it as a Vcarve file . Just no 3d . Andrew You could save file as a Vcarve file from Aspire Ed Thanks Ed, I did not know that could be done with the Aspire demo. I did download the demo, however Andrew sent the file as a .dxf file and ...
by tgauthier
Thu Dec 31, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Kids rocking horse from Baltic birch ply
Replies: 42
Views: 8973

Re: Kids rocking horse from Baltic birch ply

I would love a copy of the file. I am using V Carve Pro 8. Would that be OK for this file?

I have twin 2 year Old grandsons that would just love this rocking horse.

Thanks,

Ted Gauthier
tgauthier@comcast.net