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by CaptainF
Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: CNC laser, plasma, and lathes
Topic: US based edge Lit acrylic signs supplier
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Re: US based edge Lit acrylic signs supplier

Are Lumenedge Stores associated with BADOG in any way? I have heard their praises almost everywhere.
by CaptainF
Sun Sep 06, 2015 6:06 pm
Forum: CNC Hacks
Topic: Using Wooden cnc
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Using Wooden cnc

Many people disapprove of wooden CNC, but my heart is set for the sidewinder. I have already received the plans and have started cutting the parts. the only problem is that the sidewinder uses 1/2 inch -10 5 start lead screws and couplers. Find this has been a problem. Could someone give me an advic...
by CaptainF
Sun Aug 30, 2015 7:43 pm
Forum: Other technical advice
Topic: Can i separate the feed rates for the A and X axis?
Replies: 4
Views: 600

Re: Can i separate the feed rates for the A and X axis?

Taking dibs for the answer. Let me ask around.
by CaptainF
Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:11 am
Forum: Milling, tooling and engraving advice
Topic: Easy Prototyping Suggested: Using AirBoard
Replies: 23
Views: 1629

Re: Easy Prototyping Suggested: Using AirBoard

Oh, I see, it says that it is a tool for rapid prototyping, for the robotics kind of thing. Thanks for sharing this :D
by CaptainF
Mon Jul 20, 2015 7:55 am
Forum: Milling, tooling and engraving advice
Topic: Easy Prototyping Suggested: Using AirBoard
Replies: 23
Views: 1629

Re: Easy Prototyping Suggested: Using AirBoard

Wireless Platform
You mean like Bluetooth?
by CaptainF
Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: CNC laser, plasma, and lathes
Topic: G540 on a home built cnc
Replies: 2
Views: 325

G540 on a home built cnc

A G540 with 3 380oz. stepper motors will be running on my home built CNC. I was trying to get a table top mounted and cables running so I didn't cut much though last night I identified a problem with either the g540 or the mach 3 settings. The keyboard arrow keys are working well but trying to tap k...
by CaptainF
Sun Jun 21, 2015 11:24 pm
Forum: CNC software
Topic: Macros
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: Macros

It is a small automated program that does repetitive tasks for you.
by CaptainF
Wed Jun 10, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: CNC software
Topic: I need cheap or free 3 axis software
Replies: 17
Views: 1119

Re: I need cheap or free 3 axis software

Yeap, it goes up to 4 axis iirc.
by CaptainF
Wed Jun 10, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: CNC software
Topic: I need cheap or free 3 axis software
Replies: 17
Views: 1119

Re: I need cheap or free 3 axis software

I think there is a site that sounds like Technowiz.com, thas free CNC software. I am on mobile right now; I think will find it later and let you know. I am looking for something else right now, though.
by CaptainF
Sun Jun 07, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: Ideas for small business using CNC
Topic: expanding business using CNC
Replies: 12
Views: 3227

Re: expanding business using CNC

I was thinking of something like making chips and spare parts for machines if you are doing metalworks. Or you could get into art - though that will make your business to be dependent on the subjectiveness of the customers.

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