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by Bob
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: CNC Shark HD Mako Limited Edition (Help)
Replies: 9
Views: 459

Re: CNC Shark HD Mako Limited Edition (Help)

It would have been fun to help you set up the machine so you could demo it...And, to also try tipping you over to the cnc side.
Bob
by Bob
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: CNC Shark HD Mako Limited Edition (Help)
Replies: 9
Views: 459

Re: CNC Shark HD Mako Limited Edition (Help)

Anywhere near Sheboygan?
Bob
by Bob
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Setting up the Shark
Topic: Struggling with dust collection setup
Replies: 6
Views: 443

Re: Struggling with dust collection setup

"Is it possible to add a smoke detector inside the enclosure, or will the dust trigger it constantly? It would be nice to have an indication of fire before everything is melted and the fire is out of control." This is a huge topic of concern for me. I have tried several types of detectors in my shop...
by Bob
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: CNC Shark Pro Plus HD
Topic: A shark hogging aluminum. Yeah right.
Replies: 7
Views: 321

Re: A shark hogging aluminum. Yeah right.

Hello Thom, Yup, still here. Your video is intriguing. I'm not sure if I should run in terror, or get in close for a better look. I definitely want a closer look. I have not done any aluminum milling. There are times when I would like to make aluminum parts for projects. I look forward to seeing mor...
by Bob
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Software. Programming
Topic: 3d finish tool
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: 3d finish tool

Jim,
The 3D toolpath will go full depth. That's just the way it is.
Setting the roughing toolpath will eliminate a lot of the excess material.
Bob
by Bob
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: X- Axis losing counts
Replies: 1
Views: 180

Re: X- Axis losing counts

Brad,

How big is that end mill?
How deep are you trying to cut in each pass?

It sounds like you are trying to cut too much in one pass. This can cause a loss of steps, and put the bit in the wrong position.

It would also help if you would post your crv file. And, pictures of the cut.

Bob
by Bob
Fri May 08, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Software. Programming
Topic: Trim 3d Component in VCarve Desktop 10?
Replies: 5
Views: 505

Re: Trim 3d Component in VCarve Desktop 10?

Thanks for the update Jim. It's always nice to hear how things turn out.
Next, let's see pictures of the project!
Bob
by Bob
Thu May 07, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: CNC Shark Pro Plus HD
Topic: x, y, z axis and virtual setup
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Re: x, y, z axis and virtual setup

Terry,
I would first check Clearance( Z1 ) and see if it's sending your Z way too high.
safe z.JPG
Bob
by Bob
Thu May 07, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Power Box died mid-job
Replies: 2
Views: 226

Re: Power Box died mid-job

G,
Check where the power cord is plugged into the box. There should be a tiny holder for a fuse there...with a spare fuse.
Bob
by Bob
Wed May 06, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Software. Programming
Topic: Trim 3d Component in VCarve Desktop 10?
Replies: 5
Views: 505

Re: Trim 3d Component in VCarve Desktop 10?

Here's another one Jim:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JB1cCKWviIo
Some of the information overlaps the other tutorial. Both are good sources.
Bob