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by Jeff
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: vectric vcarve pro
Replies: 0
Views: 325

vectric vcarve pro

Hi question do any of you Shapeoko owners use Vcarve Pro.?
Have any of you that use vcarve pro taken the time to set up vcarve pro to give you accurate run times based on the Shapeoko post processor.
I am looking for how to do thet.
thanks Jeff
by Jeff
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6707

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

welcome to the group. I live in Grove City we have another that lives in worthington also
by Jeff
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: touch probe
Replies: 7
Views: 535

Re: touch probe

thanks I got it
Jeff
by Jeff
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: touch probe
Replies: 7
Views: 535

Re: touch probe

So could you explain why it makes a difference which size bit you are going to use. To do the xyz phobe.
Jeff
by Jeff
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: touch probe
Replies: 7
Views: 535

Re: touch probe

So then I can do what I said in the last line.
And once the x and y are set I can move the gantry up and away to do a tool change and a Z probe to the top only with a 3/8" 2 flute bit, load the file and run from there Right ?
Jeff
by Jeff
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: touch probe
Replies: 7
Views: 535

touch probe

I am building kitchen cabinets. I want to use a 3/8" plunge router bit. In my design the vectors for the dado extend pas the out side of the wood. So with that said If i do a x & y probe with the .25end mil, then can I change to the 3/8"dia bit and do the top Z touch off to the top of the material W...
by Jeff
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Rapid Rate
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Re: Rapid Rate

Thanks For the reply and Speed rate.
Jeff
by Jeff
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Rapid Rate
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Re: Rapid Rate

That link is probably good for some one that knows what all that means. If that is what it takes to find the rapid motion of the machine then I am out of luck.
I was hoping that is was just a # that someone knows.
Jeff
by Jeff
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Rapid Rate
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Rapid Rate

In Vcarve pro there is a time estimator . it needs to know that the Rapid Rate of the machine is.
Where can I find out what that would be for the Shapeoko XXL.
Thanks Jeff
by Jeff
Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: using prob to set xyz
Replies: 1
Views: 284

using prob to set xyz

I want to try setting the xyz to the machine bed (spoil board) using the Prob. Would it be just as easy as setting it on a certain place on the spoil board and doing a X & Y prob and then move the prob and set the z. I want to try this because I make one piece fold up plywood boxes using a .75 dia 9...