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by Wemme
Sat Jan 07, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Hardware related questions
Topic: Spindle choices
Replies: 30
Views: 14649

Re: Spindle choices

I am using a porter cable router spindle i got from shopbot.
Appart from being fixed speed and noisy as hell it has served me well with only needing brush and bearing changes every 4 years or so.
Regards
Bart
by Wemme
Sun Jul 15, 2012 3:01 am
Forum: VCarve - Gallery
Topic: Quick. Simple. Kids Rocket ship Mirror.
Replies: 1
Views: 1418

Quick. Simple. Kids Rocket ship Mirror.

Hello All, I have been away from the forums for a while and though I would post a simple little project. We have just had a wee boy and the misses has been on my case to make a mirror of some sort. I post the EPS artwork here please if you make changes please post back here for others. I did not hav...
by Wemme
Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:47 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Bomber & Growler Totes
Replies: 15
Views: 10043

Re: Bomber & Growler Totes

Very Nice design,
Thank you for sharing.
Regards
Bart
by Wemme
Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:53 am
Forum: Post Processors
Topic: Shopbot ARC/MM issues.
Replies: 2
Views: 1676

Re: Shopbot ARC/MM issues.

Thanks for your help Brian, Much appreciated as always.
Regards
Bart
by Wemme
Wed Jan 04, 2012 7:31 am
Forum: Post Processors
Topic: Shopbot ARC/MM issues.
Replies: 2
Views: 1676

Shopbot ARC/MM issues.

Hello all, It's been a while, I have had a search for this solution but can't seem to find an answer. I've been happily using Vcarve 4.6 for a long time even though I have Aspive 3.5 I think my cnc is a Shopbot PRT, either way I've ALWAYS been able to use the Shopbot ARC/mm post in the past without ...
by Wemme
Thu Nov 19, 2009 8:48 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: More toys
Replies: 9
Views: 3059

Re: More toys

Very Nice work, Thanks for sharing.
by Wemme
Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:50 am
Forum: Control Software related questions
Topic: MACH3 users
Replies: 25
Views: 7513

Re: MACH3 users

Cheers Jim,
They are good videos.
Bart

jhop wrote:Go to http://www.artsoftcontrols.com/videos.php
The tutorial videos are excellent.
I think you will be amazed what this controller can do for the cost.

Jim
by Wemme
Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:10 am
Forum: Control Software related questions
Topic: MACH3 users
Replies: 25
Views: 7513

Re: MACH3 users

Hi Rich,
Cheers for your reply. Are you using two motors on the X axis similar to the large shop bots?
Regards
Bart
by Wemme
Sun Jul 19, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: granddaughter's dollhouse
Replies: 2
Views: 1766

Re: granddaughter's dollhouse

Very nice work. You will be a popular Granddad.
Regards
Bart
by Wemme
Sun Jul 19, 2009 6:38 am
Forum: Control Software related questions
Topic: MACH3 users
Replies: 25
Views: 7513

Mach 3

Hello, Have been locked up in the shed building a new machine. I'm Running granite device drives and 300W servos on 5mm pitch Ball screws. Is any one running Servos on mach 3?? Also is any one using smooth stepper usb interface for MACH 3? I would be interested in the specs of your control machine a...
by Wemme
Mon Mar 09, 2009 9:23 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Cutting vinyl on my CNC
Replies: 36
Views: 17205

Re: Cutting vinyl on my CNC

Yes sorry was a miss understanding. Regards Bart If I don't compensate for the cutter offset ,the weeding turns into a mess as the little bit left pulls up the letters or art work. Also the little bit left tears and makes a ruff spot which doesn't look good. I think we are misunderstanding each othe...
by Wemme
Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:18 am
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Cutting vinyl on my CNC
Replies: 36
Views: 17205

Re: Cutting vinyl on my CNC

If I don't compensate for the cutter offset ,the weeding turns into a mess as the little bit left pulls up the letters or art work. Also the little bit left tears and makes a ruff spot which doesn't look good. I've always used 100g it's the blade depth rather then the pressure. I can spend about 30 ...
by Wemme
Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:57 am
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Cutting vinyl on my CNC
Replies: 36
Views: 17205

Re: Cutting vinyl on my CNC

Nicely done,
Yes putting the start in the middle of a straight line is a good idea.
Regards
Bart
by Wemme
Wed Feb 25, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Cutting vinyl on my CNC
Replies: 36
Views: 17205

Re: Cutting vinyl on my CNC

Hi Greg, My cutter holder is the same to yours in function BUT The button to press on the back is to eject the tool or at least clean/inspect. The depth of the blade is set so the point is barely visible out of the front just can feel it. any more and it will cut all the way through the backing mate...
by Wemme
Wed Feb 25, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: Cutting vinyl on my CNC
Replies: 36
Views: 17205

Re: Cutting vinyl on my CNC

Hello all, I use Vcarve for all my vinyl work using the HPGL generic plotter post. I just use profile "cut on" for all vectors with a ramp of 2mm which forces it to overlap to ensure a connected start/stop due to the blade offset. The blade holder on my machine has a rounded front which has the blad...