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by Shook
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: dont sleep on the new carriage plate
Replies: 4
Views: 1182

Re: dont sleep on the new carriage plate

I purchased mine just to make sure I could get one while they're available. I still haven't had time to put it on.
by Shook
Tue Oct 18, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Alarm Hard/Soft Limit
Replies: 2
Views: 667

Re: Alarm Hard/Soft Limit

I thought I had posted this earlier, but it doesn't appear that I sent it. I ended up making two changes that allowed me to probe again. 1) I prefaced my probe command with a G91 (incremental positioning) 2) I disabled soft limits. I'm still going to take a look at the wiring since if it's faulty, I...
by Shook
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Alarm Hard/Soft Limit
Replies: 2
Views: 667

Alarm Hard/Soft Limit

I'm experiencing something odd all of a sudden. Yesterday I used the Shapeoko to cut some plates for a robot. Nothing too odd in how the machine worked. (I did have some problems with the size after converting a DXF to SVG, but that seems to be resolved). Today, I power the machine on and home it, b...
by Shook
Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Controller
Replies: 3
Views: 948

Controller

My son was looking into one of these to work with a VR headset, but my first thought was: "That might be really convenient for controlling the CNC"

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Bluetooth-Wirel ... 2383605548
by Shook
Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: 3D printed step blocks
Replies: 4
Views: 1866

Re: 3D printed step blocks

Cool - added to collection.
by Shook
Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: May want to make one of these.....
Replies: 0
Views: 543

May want to make one of these.....

by Shook
Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Vinyl Cutting Blade
Replies: 37
Views: 23894

Re: Vinyl Cutting Blade

Thanks - I'll give it a shot!
by Shook
Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Whats the best deal on 3d printers these days?
Replies: 10
Views: 1696

Re: Whats the best deal on 3d printers these days?

I have a Tevo Tarantula ( http://tevo3dprinterstore.com/products/2016-newest-tevo-tarantula-i3-aluminium-extrusion-3d-printer-kit-printer-3d-printing-2-rolls-filament-8gb-sd-card-lcd-as-gift ) that was under $250 shipped from China. It's my first 3d printer and I'm still satisfied with it after a fe...
by Shook
Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:10 am
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Vinyl Cutting Blade
Replies: 37
Views: 23894

Re: Vinyl Cutting Blade

Hate to necro this post, but I recently printed this - http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1006663 and it seems to fit a Chinese Roland-style drag knife (http://vod.ebay.com/vod/FetchOrderDetails?qu=1&itemid=222059370484&transid=1752536551012) easily enough. A few questions - has anyone tried something...
by Shook
Fri Aug 05, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Invalid gcode ID:26
Replies: 8
Views: 2401

Re: Invalid gcode ID:26

Thanks - I'm long overdue to pull down the latest version of UGS. I think the version I'm using is a beta from December 2015