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  1. David the swarfer replied to the thread Lead 1515 with Black Box drilled extra holes at start of tool path.

    G53 commands operate with reference to home and add to that my apologies, I missed the randomness of it. random movements imply EMI...

    May 21, 2024 at 11:14 AM
  2. David the swarfer replied to the thread Lead 1515 with Black Box drilled extra holes at start of tool path.

    some Gcode moves are relative to home, that is why homing is important, as explained in the 2 links I gave you

    May 21, 2024 at 7:05 AM
  3. David the swarfer replied to the thread Lead 1515 with Black Box drilled extra holes at start of tool path.

    The machine needs to be homed before you run Gcode. Either homed with limit switches or use the 'fake the home' method if you have no...

    May 21, 2024 at 3:31 AM
  4. Giarc liked Peter Van Der Walt's post in the thread LEAD Lathe.

    Caught my eye too: [ATTACH] Soft Limits error, if it was Grbl i'd advise Soft Limits off as a test

    upload_2024-5-20_22-31-1.png May 20, 2024 at 5:11 PM
  5. Giarc liked absolutefx's post in the thread Fusion 360 export get mad?.

    Thank you all for your help. Effectively I was not up to date despite of what I thought. I was on my local but not in the cloud. No...

    May 19, 2024 at 12:36 PM
  6. David the swarfer replied to the thread Movement is choppy but accurate.

    only jerking in Y- direction as far as i can see, other curves are just fine

    May 19, 2024 at 6:08 AM
  7. David the swarfer liked Giarc's post in the thread Fusion 360 export get mad?.

    That is not homing. That is zeroing your x y and z in the Work Coordinate System. Homing is what you do on start up where the machine...

    May 19, 2024 at 6:04 AM
  8. David the swarfer replied to the thread Fusion 360 export get mad?.

    the above means you have the old version of the postprocessor you need at least v1.0.42

    May 19, 2024 at 6:04 AM
  9. Rick 2.0 liked Los215's post in the thread Workbee 8x5 showing.

    I dont really post much but i tought i would shared my weirdly built and modified workbee cnc router, so in short its just a 5x5 workbee...

    IMG_1899.jpeg IMG_1898.jpeg May 18, 2024 at 3:34 PM
  10. Giarc replied to the thread Fusion 360 export get mad?.

    That is not homing. That is zeroing your x y and z in the Work Coordinate System. Homing is what you do on start up where the machine...

    May 18, 2024 at 3:13 PM
  11. Giarc replied to the thread LEAD Lathe.

    I do not know much about the Duet, but i believe its firmware is different than the Blackbox. That may be why the post processor does...

    May 17, 2024 at 2:38 PM
  12. Rick 2.0 replied to the thread Stepper motors for building a elderly lift.

    Lifting is all a function of mechanical advantage. Define your lifting mechanism first, then select your motor. Motors themselves don’t...

    May 16, 2024 at 3:14 PM
  13. Rick 2.0 replied to the thread 3 Phase CNC machine question.

    That’s a question best asked of the vendor. I’m seeing variability across that model and it’s all likely based on end user specifications.

    May 16, 2024 at 9:27 AM
  14. David the swarfer liked Peter Van Der Walt's post in the thread Build a machine rather than buy a Genmitsu 4040 Pro?.

    There should be reviews online somewhere :) but I can't point you at any off the cuff, we don't really do the influencer thing so...

    May 16, 2024 at 5:16 AM
  15. David the swarfer liked Peter Van Der Walt's post in the thread Build a machine rather than buy a Genmitsu 4040 Pro?.

    The OX is quite an old design from the early OpenBuilds days. Belt driven, relatively flimsy, needs custom plates etc. No longer...

    May 16, 2024 at 5:15 AM
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