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  1. Giarc replied to the thread "V-Carving" software for Tinyg?.

    Thanks. I haven't done a whole lot yet. Just a couple of plaques and that Halloween Tombstone. I am currently learning the process of...

    Feb 20, 2017 at 12:18 AM
  2. Giarc replied to the thread Figuring x,y,z travel and work area?.

    If I understand what you are saying, I believe that is a safe assumption. For X and Y, the amount you have to subtract is the size of...

    Feb 20, 2017 at 12:03 AM
  3. Giarc replied to the thread Motor connections.

    Was the 5th pin for grounding the shielding? I wish I would have thought of it at the time. I guess I could get a few more.

    Feb 19, 2017 at 11:50 PM
  4. Giarc replied to the thread incomplete jobs.

    Is the code actually stopping, ie do you see it stop? Or, do you leave and come back and it has stopped? When I was using the DRV8825...

    Feb 19, 2017 at 11:45 PM
  5. Giarc replied to the thread "V-Carving" software for Tinyg?.

    I use Fengrave (free) for V-carving. I just make a drawing with whichever font I want by putting the picture/logo/whatever in an...

    Feb 19, 2017 at 11:38 PM
  6. Giarc replied to the thread Motor connections.

    Ooops! In my mind I got the RJ45 confused with something else. Good catch. As I said, I soldered a longer length of 18 gauge stranded...

    Feb 19, 2017 at 1:41 PM
  7. Giarc replied to the thread Motor connections.

    I just soldered longer shielded wires on my motor wires for my 1500x850mm, but I do not see a reason why it wouldn't work. I am just...

    Feb 18, 2017 at 9:54 PM
  8. Giarc replied to the thread New to CNC - Sphinx Info.

    I run mine via USB connected to my laptop.

    Feb 17, 2017 at 12:01 PM
  9. Giarc replied to the thread Z-Axis motor? + Controller ?.

    1/8 microstepping is plenty for a CNC. It is what I use and my steppers run smooth. I may try 1/4 just for fun. I don't think you would...

    Feb 17, 2017 at 1:10 AM
  10. Giarc replied to the thread New to CNC - Sphinx Info.

    The cheapest entry point for electronics I can think of is a Chinese cloned Arduino (you may get what you pay for) and a CNC shield on...

    Feb 16, 2017 at 5:52 PM
  11. Giarc replied to the thread Z-Axis motor? + Controller ?.

    My version of the Ox is a lead screw driven 1500 mm Y by 850 mm X and I use 269 oz (Or were they 270?) NEMA 23s on the X and Y and a...

    Feb 16, 2017 at 5:25 PM
  12. Giarc replied to the thread 2060 vslot not square form store.

    Also, it is usually longer that 1000 mm to allow for the purchaser to square it up. I thought the store web page used to advertise this...

    Feb 15, 2017 at 4:24 PM
  13. Giarc replied to the thread Ask Grbl CNC questions here..

    Are your settings right for the lead screw for the z axis? The steps/mm will be different than the belts I believe.

    Feb 14, 2017 at 5:14 PM
  14. Giarc replied to the thread Ask Grbl CNC questions here..

    Glad to see it is all sorted out. Now the fun can begin.

    Feb 13, 2017
  15. Giarc replied to the thread fusion 360 How do i edit premade files?.

    I had no issue opening and modifying the STEP files of the Openbuilds models. Is that the format you chose?

    Feb 13, 2017
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