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by Bonch
Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Which bit to level work surface?
Replies: 11
Views: 3450

Re: Which bit to level work surface?

Just a box with a pocketing toolpath and you probably only need to go .02 depending on how unlevel your board is.
by Bonch
Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Which bit to level work surface?
Replies: 11
Views: 3450

Re: Which bit to level work surface?

Mine is the XXL and it took 15-20 min if I remember right.
by Bonch
Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:17 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Sources for Molex KK connectors?
Replies: 7
Views: 1436

Re: Sources for Molex KK connectors?

Here is another place I buy electronics parts from. They do have a bunch of Molex connectors. Dont know if they have the specific one you need but hopefully this helps.

http://www.newark.com/
by Bonch
Sun Jul 17, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Faulty Homing Switch?
Replies: 1
Views: 652

Re: Faulty Homing Switch?

Yes I had exactly that same problem. Contact Carbide Support and they will send you another switch. I recently switched to hall effect switches on all 3 axis both high and low. They are working great.
by Bonch
Sun Jul 17, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Sources for Molex KK connectors?
Replies: 7
Views: 1436

Re: Sources for Molex KK connectors?

I have been buying most of my electronics equipment from these folks.

https://www.pololu.com/
by Bonch
Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: New z axis plate
Replies: 16
Views: 3464

Re: New z axis plate

It is the same plate they are putting on the new Shapeoko XL and XXLs.
by Bonch
Sat Jun 25, 2016 1:53 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: First cut
Replies: 13
Views: 2300

Re: First cut

It looks to me that your Z-axis is very loose. Check your eccentric nuts and make sure the v-wheels are snug on the lower part of the Y-rail and that when you move them they are able to slightly move the Z-axis on the Y-rail. Also it looks like your router is not square to your spoil board which is ...
by Bonch
Mon Jun 13, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: VCarve Pro 8 + SO3
Replies: 19
Views: 8804

Re: VCarve Pro 8 + SO3

No not at all, when I zero at the bottom of the stock everything works the way it should. I have been doing test cuts on different thickness of materiel and have had no problem with stock up to 1 inch thick. With that said, when I spoke with Apollo @ Carbide 3D they are very upset that Vetric has n...
by Bonch
Mon Jun 06, 2016 12:52 am
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: CNC Table Top / Workbench - Back to Work to REST
Replies: 1
Views: 1794

CNC Table Top / Workbench - Back to Work to REST

I took the entire week off to build a CNC table for my new Shapeoko 3XXL. I researched several plans on the web and on CNC forums and found the assembly table that The Wood Whisperer built met the requirements I was looking for in a CNC table. 1. Dead flat top 2. Twist resistant top 3. Space for my ...