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by Bob
Mon Dec 21, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Setting up the Shark
Topic: Motor control not turning on my router
Replies: 2
Views: 518

Re: Motor control not turning on my router

CW,
The fastest way I have found to answer a question like this is to send an email directly to Next Wave: support@nextwavecnc.com
Bob
by Bob
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: CNC Shark HD Mako Limited Edition (Help)
Replies: 9
Views: 973

Re: CNC Shark HD Mako Limited Edition (Help)

It would have been fun to help you set up the machine so you could demo it...And, to also try tipping you over to the cnc side.
Bob
by Bob
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: CNC Shark HD Mako Limited Edition (Help)
Replies: 9
Views: 973

Re: CNC Shark HD Mako Limited Edition (Help)

Anywhere near Sheboygan?
Bob
by Bob
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Setting up the Shark
Topic: Struggling with dust collection setup
Replies: 6
Views: 961

Re: Struggling with dust collection setup

"Is it possible to add a smoke detector inside the enclosure, or will the dust trigger it constantly? It would be nice to have an indication of fire before everything is melted and the fire is out of control." This is a huge topic of concern for me. I have tried several types of detectors in my shop...
by Bob
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: CNC Shark Pro Plus HD
Topic: A shark hogging aluminum. Yeah right.
Replies: 8
Views: 854

Re: A shark hogging aluminum. Yeah right.

Hello Thom, Yup, still here. Your video is intriguing. I'm not sure if I should run in terror, or get in close for a better look. I definitely want a closer look. I have not done any aluminum milling. There are times when I would like to make aluminum parts for projects. I look forward to seeing mor...
by Bob
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Software. Programming
Topic: 3d finish tool
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: 3d finish tool

Jim,
The 3D toolpath will go full depth. That's just the way it is.
Setting the roughing toolpath will eliminate a lot of the excess material.
Bob
by Bob
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: X- Axis losing counts
Replies: 1
Views: 370

Re: X- Axis losing counts

Brad,

How big is that end mill?
How deep are you trying to cut in each pass?

It sounds like you are trying to cut too much in one pass. This can cause a loss of steps, and put the bit in the wrong position.

It would also help if you would post your crv file. And, pictures of the cut.

Bob
by Bob
Fri May 08, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Software. Programming
Topic: Trim 3d Component in VCarve Desktop 10?
Replies: 5
Views: 864

Re: Trim 3d Component in VCarve Desktop 10?

Thanks for the update Jim. It's always nice to hear how things turn out.
Next, let's see pictures of the project!
Bob
by Bob
Thu May 07, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: CNC Shark Pro Plus HD
Topic: x, y, z axis and virtual setup
Replies: 2
Views: 609

Re: x, y, z axis and virtual setup

Terry,
I would first check Clearance( Z1 ) and see if it's sending your Z way too high.
safe z.JPG
Bob
by Bob
Thu May 07, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Power Box died mid-job
Replies: 2
Views: 447

Re: Power Box died mid-job

G,
Check where the power cord is plugged into the box. There should be a tiny holder for a fuse there...with a spare fuse.
Bob