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Re: Well, it's happened...

Well, I don't have any idea how many hours I've put on this machine, but it's paid for itself several times over. It owes me nothing. Still, it took me long
Dale botkin
Apr 7
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Re: Well, it's happened...

I used to have the beta files... Lost them now but I think I have an m3 that's not being used. What state are you located? On Apr 7, 2017 5:53 PM, "Dale botkin
shortcircuit az
Apr 7
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Re: Fusion360 cam for micRo?

I've been using F360 CAM and I love it. Make sure you edit your gcode after post or it'll do wacky things with the z. Probably good habit to review the post
Bradley Davis
Apr 7
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Fusion360 cam for micRo?

Has anyone tried Fusion360 as a cam for their micRo bot yet? I've been using it for 3D design and 3D printing but have really been tempted lately to try out
jeremyvnc
Apr 7
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Re: Well, it's happened...

Man, I'm sorry to hear about your M3 Z axis starting to go out. I've not had play issues yet with my M3 just silly things like the spindle motor flex sleeve
jeremyvnc
Apr 7
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Well, it's happened...

I had been noticing some unusual behavior with my faithful M3 lately. After several years of service and thousands of plastic ham radio kit cabinets milled, I
Dale botkin
Apr 7
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Re: Micro Config files on LinuxCNC v2.7

Charlie, thanks for the tip. I recently upgraded my software also, just had not had time to poke around and figure out why it wasn't running! Dale
Dale Botkin
Jan 19
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Micro Config files on LinuxCNC v2.7

I have been running micRo on and off using the same config files (hal and ini) published back in August 20, 2010. The last couple of times I noticed that the
cmasjr13
Jan 19
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TinyG configuration

Does anyone know the configuration for TinyG? I have the micro1.1 and the board died many years ago while learning about CNC. I finally got it hook up to TinyG
javax_autobot
Oct 9, 2016
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Re: M3 Tool-holder? [4 Attachments]

Whoa! You're only a couple of miles from where a college friend of mine lives in Arlington. I should try to drop by next time I'm down there. He's coming up
durachko
Aug 7, 2015
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Re: M3 Tool-holder? [4 Attachments]

Yeah, darn shame they had so many troubles. MicRo is a great machine. I only wish I had more time to use it. I also have the "Star Wars" servos w/encoders
durachko
Aug 7, 2015
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Re: M3 Tool-holder? [4 Attachments]

Well done! When my finally blows (it's on the way...) I think I'll do the same. Thanks for the inspiration. Looking at what Inventables is pulling off right
Branden Hall
Aug 7, 2015
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Re: M3 Tool-holder? [1 Attachment]

Fixed. Used table saw with nice, new, sharp carbide blade to trim face of existing broken tool holder and square and size up a UHMW scrap block I had in my
durachko
Aug 7, 2015
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Re: M3 Tool-holder? [1 Attachment]

So, I'll get on this when I get a chance and post some pics, etc. I see Dan Andersson has been active here . . . I wonder if he's still around? He was a good
durachko
Aug 4, 2015
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Re: M3 Tool-holder? [1 Attachment]

Ha! An elegant solution, I have to say. Especially if it's just the front part of the block that cracked, the part where the clamp screws pass through
Dale Botkin
Aug 3, 2015
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