Turned Pattern x leg error

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Raney618
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Turned Pattern x leg error

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Hi

I am new to gadgets and Turned Profile. I use vcarve 11. Turned Profile continuously says my x legs don’t start at the same point and I think are not the same length sometimes. I use the rectangle creator and only use numbers so the rectangle that I modify with half circles can’t be off. At least that seems correct to me. I can’t seem to get by this error. Can you help?

John

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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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Can you upload your CRV or CRV3D file?

If the file is too large to upload here you can use a file sharing site such as drive.google.com, onedrive.com, or dropbox.com. They all have free accounts available
  • Upload the file to the file sharing site
  • Make the link shareable
  • Share the link to the file here
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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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Thanks will do.

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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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Hi Randall

I attached the *.crv file that is giving me the x legs error as you requested. Hope it goes through.

on another topic. is there a Gcode editor that will check syntax as you build a file. Will CONTROL do it. if so i have not be able to figure it out.
Will notebook ++ do it but it doesn't seem to support gcode. Is there a gcode file that gives it that capability.

Thanks again for all your help.

John
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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

Post by gkas »

You don't need the far left vector, only the legs. Also the legs appear to be way too long for your model.
test flute_2.crv
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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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Thanks gkas

I was able to create a toolpath but what i got was not as expected. The carving was not all around the cylinder. It looks like only partially. Would you mind taking a look again for the novias. I sent you the *.crv file again as test flute #4 to this post using onedrive. I hope i did things correct.

Thanks for your help in advance

John

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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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I don't see a file. Turn and spin only gives you half the profile.

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Thanks

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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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Here is another way to do it with the moulding toolpath.
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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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Randall looking forward to trying your suggestion but docs have been all over us. Might take a few days to give it a try

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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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Thanks Randall, i am sorry i don't seem to get it to work. What post processor are you using?

Thanks

John

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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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I use an X-to-A post processor since my rotary is parallel to the Y axis.

How is your rotary set up? Is it parallel to the X or the Y axis?
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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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Yes, my 4th axis is parallel to my Y axis. Also my y axis, as part of a workbee is driven by 2 steppers. I moved the x axis stepper wire to the rotary. Should I use a
Rotary_Wrap_X = “A” statement. Is that the correct syntax and what I want to put in my post processor. I decided to modify a wrapper pp from wrap y to wrap x. It is a good gcode learning exercise.

Thanks for your thoughts

John

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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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Mistake

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Re: Turned Pattern x leg error

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On the Workbee, how do you tell it to move in degrees rather than inches/millimeters?
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