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by Dclifton2
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Control Software related questions
Topic: mach3 without a printer port
Replies: 11
Views: 3503

Re: mach3 without a printer port

Mach3 run great on Windows 10.
Don
by Dclifton2
Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Aspire and machining metal ?
Replies: 38
Views: 8776

Re: Aspire and machining metal ?

How do you setup for a rotary Lip.
Thanks
Don
by Dclifton2
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Aspire and machining metal ?
Replies: 38
Views: 8776

Re: Aspire and machining metal ?

I use Aspire to create a flat lip's then change all my Y's to A's in my gcode. I set my indexer up by knowing my step's per revolution / inches around my piece of PVC pipe. Only problem is PVC pipe is not perfectly round so you have to pick a good spot on the pipe.
Thanks
Don
by Dclifton2
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Aspire and machining metal ?
Replies: 38
Views: 8776

Re: Aspire and machining metal ?

4th Axis is not a lathe. I use aspire on my 4th axis all the time. My son does Lip's on the 4th Axis on PVC pipe.
Don
by Dclifton2
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Aspire and machining metal ?
Replies: 38
Views: 8776

Re: Aspire and machining metal ?

Aspire does not generate Gcode for a lathe. Lathes need different profiles for different bits with different angles. Sorry to hear about you using Bob Cam, Aspire is so much better. I try to do everything in Aspire that I can but it's like having just one plane or hammer, no one program can do every...
by Dclifton2
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Aspire and machining metal ?
Replies: 38
Views: 8776

Re: Aspire and machining metal ?

I use Aspire on both my router and a Knee Mill. I cut wood and plastics and some times aluminum on the router and aluminum, steel, brass and composite on the knee mill. I design a lot in aspire for my CNC lathe but have to generate gcode in another program.
Don
by Dclifton2
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Laser Image Using Aspire
Replies: 6
Views: 3348

Re: Laser Image Using Aspire

Thanks, Don
by Dclifton2
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Laser Image Using Aspire
Replies: 6
Views: 3348

Re: Laser Image Using Aspire

Which laser are you using (brand) and did you modify the PP to turn on the laser?
Thanks
Don
by Dclifton2
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Guitar Neck
Replies: 11
Views: 2815

Re: Guitar Neck

Hi Sylvan, If you have a 3D file of one it shouldn't be difficult. I'll call you latter today.
Don
by Dclifton2
Wed May 23, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Lathe software
Replies: 9
Views: 2145

Re: Lathe software

I use Dolfincadcam for my CNC lathe. A cnc lathe is a whole different animal than a cnc router. I don't think its as nice as Aspire but it's a different kind of software.
Don
by Dclifton2
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: 2018 US User Group Meeting - Have your say
Replies: 123
Views: 19069

Re: 2018 US User Group Meeting - Have your say

Orlando or Jacksonville or maybe Daytona Beach.
Don
by Dclifton2
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: STL files
Replies: 9
Views: 2432

Re: STL files

they mean for sale I'm sure.
Don
by Dclifton2
Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: STL files
Replies: 9
Views: 2432

Re: STL files

go to https://www.osbornewood.com/ they have ton's of file you can download for free, or look thru their catalog and send me a PM and I can send you the file or files.
Don
by Dclifton2
Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: 32 ford 3D model
Replies: 6
Views: 1776

Re: 32 ford 3D model

Thanks for all the help
Don
by Dclifton2
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: 32 ford 3D model
Replies: 6
Views: 1776

Re: 32 ford 3D model

I sent you a PM. Thanks for your help.