losing o's and dado's

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Erik B
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losing o's and dado's

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I drew two sides, left and right with identical machining, cut and pasted one copy of each, then tried nesting 5 copies of each. The file shows what I came out with. The original pasted sides were fine.

The left sides are messed up, but not consistently. What could be causing this?

Erik
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dond52
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Re: losing o's and dado's

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Erik, With the right side you have everything grouped. On the left side nothing is grouped and the dados and lettering are placed someplace random. Try grouping the left side also. I believe the holes are on the left side at the top of sheet 1. I don't know where the dadoes are. Also the inside of the lettering are with the holes.

Erik B
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Model of CNC Machine: Shop Sabre

Re: losing o's and dado's

Post by Erik B »

I tried this operation again, first ungrouping everything and then grouping again to make sure I got everything. Then I nested 6 pieces of each. The right side comes out fine, the left side's vectors are all over the place.

Then I re-drew the part from scratch. Template, perimeter vector, associate with toolpath, move on to the next 3 vectors, creating a layer for each one.

Cut, paste to new window, create 6 copies, and they successfully nest with vectors intact.

Next, cut past the new part with another part, nest 6 copies of each. It works.

I have no idea what I was doing wrong, but it was easier to simply draw the piece over again. Un-grouping and grouping was not effective

Erik

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