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Forum: CNC Routing   05-13-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 152
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Posted By reuelt
Attached is a little program to convert GCODE...

Attached is a little program to convert GCODE file from "inches" to "mm" and vice versa or just to resize any gcode file to any size you want.
I got this FREEWARE from the MACH forum.

(Use...
Forum: Lobby   06-29-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,991
Posted By reuelt
I think it is because your laptop (with latest...

I think it is because your laptop (with latest OS) is usually just put to sleep and not really powered down.
Waking up from sleep mode is quick because the saved memory dump is just reloaded (not...
Forum: Lobby   06-29-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,991
Posted By reuelt
The first reboot after setting custom virtual...

The first reboot after setting custom virtual storage will not speed up yet since windows must format the hard disk virtual storage on the first reboot. Subsequent reboots will no longer need...
Forum: Lobby   06-28-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,991
Posted By reuelt
Great news. I'm please to help wherever I can. ...

Great news. I'm please to help wherever I can.
The booting up delay may be caused by system creating a virtual memory on the hard disk every time on booting up.
Perhaps creating a custom permeant...
Forum: CNC Routing   06-28-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,750
Posted By reuelt
Hi Harry He explained that in his description...

Hi Harry
He explained that in his description at post #1
Made by CNC on Foam.
Forum: Jigs and Fixtures   06-28-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,155
Posted By reuelt
You can buy the Pantograph Pro which should be...

You can buy the Pantograph Pro which should be able to use with a Dremel if you have the Dremel router base to attach to the Pantograph...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-25-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,594
Posted By reuelt
Silverline OWNS Triton

FYI
Silverline Tools in the UK now owns and manufactures TRITON tools.
Forum: General Routing   06-25-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By reuelt
Harry, I attended a demo by Carb-i-tool...

Harry,
I attended a demo by Carb-i-tool (inventor of the system). They said that they can design templates for customers too e.g. if you want your company logo etc.
It is not hard to make own...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-24-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,594
Posted By reuelt
Why did Makita come out with Martec (now rename...

Why did Makita come out with Martec (now rename Makita MT where MT =Martec)?
Because "Makita MT" is 100% made in China.
Makita board thinks that they cannot survive because their tools LAST TOO...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-24-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,594
Posted By reuelt
Named Brands make mistakes too

About 25 years ago when I was Technical Support manager of a computer Company, we would told by Compaq now HP that their laptop battery (made by Sony) could overheat and cause fire. So we had to go...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-24-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,594
Posted By reuelt
NO. The better attitude is to claim warranty...

NO.
The better attitude is to claim warranty and feedback to the company about the products. Then they will change for the better for the benefit of everybody.

Let me explain

I ordered a...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-24-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,594
Posted By reuelt
Me?... i go by facts as they happen to me. ...

Me?... i go by facts as they happen to me.
Those facts are good info for others but please do not generalise.
I bought ONE Silverline product from UK via ebay au and there is nothing wrong with it....
Forum: General Routing   06-23-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,349
Posted By reuelt
Or cut off the bit with an angle grinder first....

Or cut off the bit with an angle grinder first. Then clamp the collet on an engineer's vise, lock the shaft and twist the motor housing with help of a strap wrench (see attached)

Buy a Dewalt...
Forum: General Routing   06-23-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By reuelt
Save the pictures published in link below. Add...

Save the pictures published in link below. Add big arrows yourself by editing with PAINT software.
https://www.woodcraft.com/blog_entries/understanding-router-feed-direction
Forum: General Routing   06-23-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By reuelt
Use other materials perhaps

1. Use a 3D printer to make the ribbons in plastic
2. A carved sample can be used to make a mound for casting Gypson (plater of Paris) - more suitable for walls and ceilings
3. A carved sample can...
Forum: Lobby   06-23-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,991
Posted By reuelt
8 GB will speed up a lot. But you need to replace...

8 GB will speed up a lot. But you need to replace both 1GB SODIMMs with 4GB SODIMMS.

You can also just replace 1 of them and get 5GB which is usually already quite good enough. The laptop I am...
Forum: General Routing   06-23-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By reuelt
3D pantograph manual copying of a carved model...

3D pantograph manual copying of a carved model (or molded sample or CNC made sample) is another "way to skin the cat".
(Say you want to curve on a cupboard that will be too big to load on a CNC...
Forum: Lobby   06-23-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,991
Posted By reuelt
If the screen is opened up (just a few tiny...

If the screen is opened up (just a few tiny screws), you can check for
1. loose wire connections. Just disconnect clean contacts and reconnect.
2. Some part of PCB may be poking though soft...
Forum: General Routing   06-23-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By reuelt
In the UK Trend sells it. in Australia,...

In the UK Trend sells it.
in Australia, Carb-i-tools makes and sells a similar system.
In the EU, CMT makes and sells a similar system.


This 3D carver system will only work with a PLUNGE...
Forum: General Routing   06-23-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By reuelt
Are you trying to do 3D carving on wood or just...

Are you trying to do 3D carving on wood or just cutting out the shape?

If 3D carving,
you can
1. build a 3D pantograph
2. Buy or build and USE a CNC router
3. Use a TREND router carver bit...
Forum: Lobby   06-23-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,991
Posted By reuelt
Sorry. If you glue the plastic back the plastic...

Sorry.
If you glue the plastic back the plastic would it become stable?
I have two old personal DELL laptops where I had to glue the screen bezel & back cover.
The best type of glue is the plastic...
Forum: Lobby   06-23-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,991
Posted By reuelt
What OS is the laptop running on? If the RAM is...

What OS is the laptop running on?
If the RAM is still 2GB, upgrade RAM to 4GB if using 32bits OS and to 8GB if using a 64bits OS.
RAM upgrade is very cost effective because RAM price for earlier...
Forum: Portable Routing   06-23-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,712
Posted By reuelt
Use the base as guide

Hello
You do not really need to stress too much if you cannot find an edge guide YET. Take your time.
In the mean time use other options:-
1. Use the base of the plunge router guided along one or...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-23-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,594
Posted By reuelt
Watch this video TOO ...

Watch this video TOO

https://www.wwgoa.com/video/flattening-large-wood-slabs-with-a-router/
Forum: General Routing   06-23-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,349
Posted By reuelt
Have you tried procedures listed in following...

Have you tried procedures listed in following link?

https://www.woodmagazine.com/woodworking-tips/techniques/routing/stuck-bit
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