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    Thank you, will do. Have dust collection

    Thank you, will do. Have dust collection
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    Maintenance after 3 Year Layoff

    I will lube everything that moves I can find and dust up/blow off
    good. It has been covered. Anything else I should do/take care
    of before firing up again?
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    If one were willing to risk the money (if this...

    If one were willing to risk the money (if this didn't work) and had the machinest/welding/soldering skills. Could you not make a longer needle, cut the present one above the taper and attach a longer...
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    Thanks all for your help. I have been out of town...

    Thanks all for your help. I have been out of town working (putting together a MiG 21 down in Mojave). I will be carving this
    on Sunday and if all works out, I will share the project it is a part...
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    Help changing my pattern

    Can someone take a look at what I created? I am not sure if this could be simplified with all the cuts I have in it. It is my first attempt at creating a carving. I actually would like it to be 1/4...
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    The carving came out nice, but, it was a pain in...

    The carving came out nice, but, it was a pain in the blank. It was an 8 ft carving and on the best quality was 21 hours. Never got done as it was one axis stall after another. Board was hardwood...
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    Thanks gentlemen, I just came home from work. I...

    Thanks gentlemen, I just came home from work. I laid out board and will start carving in am, this looks very nice. Thanks again and I will let you know how Ilsa likes it. One other question, on...
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    Thanks for the fixes guys. It is very much...

    Thanks for the fixes guys. It is very much appreiciated. I can not open the one done by aokweld101 as it said created by software newer than mine
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    I worked at it and remembered. Thanks.

    I worked at it and remembered. Thanks.
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    Help With Laying Out Pattern

    I do not do a lot of design work and am just have the basics in the designer program. I want to buy the zebra picture in the carve store put it on the board multiple times, and have the board cut...
  11. seems like raising the height worked. DickB, am...

    seems like raising the height worked. DickB, am not sure how topost mps as it is not a jpg type file.
  12. Machine taking 1/16 off surface before carving my pattern

    This is a simple picture a lady gave me to carve into a header for a bookcase. It is a picture of animated
    zebra's. I have taken feather off and there is no boarder, but, each time I try to carve...
  13. Thread: Cut Motor Problem

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    Thanks for the response. The sheath is in great...

    Thanks for the response. The sheath is in great shape. Since this is one of the first machines I think it was made too long.
    This core only has about 11 hours on it. I might just order a new...
  14. Thread: Cut Motor Problem

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    Thanks for your response zan29. I drove to...

    Thanks for your response zan29. I drove to sporting goods store, bought a small container of BB's (1,500 for $6.99) took the drive shaft housing off the motor, greased up the BB, put it the shaft...
  15. Thread: Cut Motor Problem

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    Possible problem, the flexshaft core (new when...

    Possible problem, the flexshaft core (new when upgraded) slips to far up into motor as the z truck bounces then the spindle stops. If Pull it back out a bit, works fine, then bounces back up and...
  16. Thread: Cut Motor Problem

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    Cut Motor Problem

    Started project today. Asked me to upgrade to 1.187.10870, did that. Last project was 8 months ago and machine worked fine. It started fine then got three Z Axis errors, first on at 2%, 2nd on...
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    This is now how I am attaching hose (it swivels)....

    This is now how I am attaching hose (it swivels). Using 2 1/4 inch shop vac hose (standard) with the adaptor
    that hooks two hoses together. I added a piece of aluminum to bottom side. On a 45...
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    I do not have a large shop hose to hookup and use...

    I do not have a large shop hose to hookup and use a 1 1/2 in. hose. This is how I am attaching, it
    swivals so you can put anywhere. Also just so not to get anyone upset and make sure all rules are...
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    Alot of folks ask about cutting the plastic...

    Alot of folks ask about cutting the plastic cover. After a couple of projects on my machine it would shut off when you raise the hood (I would vacuum the dust out) so I just hard wired the switch. ...
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    Henry1, Sorry did not get back to you, was out...

    Henry1,
    Sorry did not get back to you, was out of town. I am in Reno, Nv.. If you come up with a price I would
    be interested + shipping of course. Just upgraded my A machine to the C with the...
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    bergerud, Would you consider making one of...

    bergerud,
    Would you consider making one of these for me (give me price and I will pay up front). I am not at this level of carving as yet and am considering
    my options for dust collection.
    ...
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