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by Fablicator
Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:09 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Shapeoko 3 Probe & Limit Switch Kit
Replies: 39
Views: 10615

Re: Shapeoko 3 Probe & Limit Switch Kit

Aha! You found a typo!

Sorry for the confusion!
by Fablicator
Mon Dec 07, 2015 4:24 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Keyhole cutting
Replies: 4
Views: 2614

Re: Keyhole cutting

You should be able to do that no problem, as long as you get the right bit and have software which can program the movement.
by Fablicator
Sun Dec 06, 2015 3:12 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Sparkfun controller
Replies: 4
Views: 2412

Re: Sparkfun controller

Looks like they us a FTDI rs232 serial-USB which I suspect will be a more reliable connection than the carbide board. I have multiple 3D printers on the same circuit as my carbide shapeoko 3, and only the carbide board loses connection with turning on/off machinery (router, vacuum, drill press, circ...
by Fablicator
Wed Dec 02, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Lip on the bottom 1.5-3mm of parts
Replies: 9
Views: 1551

Re: Lip on the bottom 1.5-3mm of parts

If it were the cutter tip you would see this lip all the way around the part. This issues is more of a shadow on one side. Something is skipping steps. My z-axis v-wheels are solid, unless another one cracked and when it gets close to the wasteboard it falls into a rut on the wheel. There is flex i...
by Fablicator
Wed Dec 02, 2015 2:30 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Lip on the bottom 1.5-3mm of parts
Replies: 9
Views: 1551

Re: Lip on the bottom 1.5-3mm of parts

Check your endmill!

I had parts turn out like this and it turned out I chipped the tips off my end mill. I only saw the ridge on the deepest pass since the higher up section of the endmill was still OK.
by Fablicator
Fri Nov 27, 2015 7:09 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Shapeoko 3 Probe & Limit Switch Kit
Replies: 39
Views: 10615

Re: Shapeoko 3 Probe & Limit Switch Kit

I'm doing a holiday weekend sale!

Use code BF2015 at checkout to get 10% off your order.

Also, I am doing free shipping to the continental US on orders over $100

The sale will run now through end of day Monday.

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by Fablicator
Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Solving USB disconnection problem with bluetooth
Replies: 7
Views: 1822

Re: Solving USB disconnection problem with bluetooth

garetbiglow wrote:Old school RS-232 for the win! Since switching... no more problems...
Please share what you did to accomplish this please.
by Fablicator
Sat Nov 21, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Want it in red? Shapeoko 3 available from Sparkfun
Replies: 11
Views: 2631

Re: Want it in red? Shapeoko 3 available from Sparkfun

I noticed the spark fun board doesn't have a 4th driver for the second y motor. Wonder how that impacts performance.
by Fablicator
Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic HSM Express Beginner Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 2680

Re: Basic HSM Express Beginner Questions

Looks like you are using conventional milling. try using climb, I get much better results.
by Fablicator
Sat Nov 07, 2015 4:03 am
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Stuck on the same spot!
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Re: Stuck on the same spot!

Have you tried saving the project in mm and running it that way?