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by beltramidave
Fri May 26, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New at this
Replies: 16
Views: 13718

Re: New at this

Welcome. The Asteroid is a great machine and the people at Probotix and on this forum are very knowledgeable. Don't be afraid to ask questions.

What kind of things have you made in the past?

Dave
by beltramidave
Fri May 19, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Open Talk
Topic: Unity with Linux PC
Replies: 1
Views: 3133

Re: Unity with Linux PC

Fast Eddie,
Sent you a PM.
by beltramidave
Sat May 06, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Vacuum Hold Down for Repetitive Shapes
Replies: 9
Views: 8097

Re: Vacuum Hold Down for Repetitive Shapes

Thanks for the details, Marc. I may have to try to make one someday. I would mainly be interested something smaller, say 16x16 max. Coming up with a vacuum source is my dilemma. I have seen some single pod types on the web.

Dave
by beltramidave
Fri May 05, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Mr M's Woodshop
Replies: 5
Views: 5620

Re: Mr M's Woodshop

Marc,

I would like to see and hear more about your vac hold downs.

Thanks,
Dave
by beltramidave
Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Open Talk
Topic: Transporting Tips?
Replies: 3
Views: 4874

Re: Transporting Tips?

A couple of pointers for you. Before powering the machine down, move the gantry and spindle/router to the middle of the machine. Remove any tooling in the spindle/router and get a piece of 2" thick styrofoam and run the Z axis down towards the table. Lightly sandwich the z axis plate between th...
by beltramidave
Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Tool change
Replies: 9
Views: 7351

Re: Tool change

if you go to my website, Deancreates.com I have business contact info there and we can go from there. I would love your help


Sent you an email. Nice looking stuff on your site.

Dave
by beltramidave
Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:17 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Aluminum bottle opener
Replies: 7
Views: 4798

Re: Aluminum bottle opener

Thank you for your feeds and speeds. What was your plunge speed? Looking forward to seeing what else you will make.

Dave
by beltramidave
Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: I just set up my Comet
Replies: 8
Views: 6908

Re: I just set up my Comet

Welcome Mike! Lots of good advice on this site and Vetric forum as well. Don't be afraid to ask any question as we have all been there at one time or another.

Dave
by beltramidave
Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Aluminum bottle opener
Replies: 7
Views: 4798

Re: Aluminum bottle opener

Would you mind posting your tool set up with feeds and speeds and depth of cuts. Did you use any coolant or air?
Thanks,
Dave

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