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    It has been a long time since I used Esprit, but...

    It has been a long time since I used Esprit, but our dealer made up a set of CD's with video training on it. It wasn't free, but I think it was a good price. It really made the difference for me at...
  2. I think you just have to decide if it works for...

    I think you just have to decide if it works for your business to deliver to begin with. If it does, then figure out how to get compensated for it, whether by the sales part of the delivery or if you...
  3. I have mine backed up, one of the first things I...

    I have mine backed up, one of the first things I did when I got it powered up. But I am not as diligent about backing up the pc's...

    Anyway, somewhat on topic, I am looking at a same MTB machine...
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    Just some thoughts here, if the 2 main customers...

    Just some thoughts here, if the 2 main customers just merged, now you only have 1 main customer and if they want you to feed them only when they want it at your expense, then I'd be very leary of...
  5. Yes, he still has it. Shoot me an email: jason at...

    Yes, he still has it. Shoot me an email: jason at upfrontduck.com

    Jason
  6. I am out of the loop on the newer tech in wood...

    I am out of the loop on the newer tech in wood shop automation, so I am not familiar with what is even offered. But, one thought I had for this is an older automatic horizontal bandsaw for metal. You...
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    I don't understand why you would even trust them...

    I don't understand why you would even trust them enough to think about getting in bed with the old company, they already let you go. If they really cared about you or thought it would be a good idea...
  8. I remembered to look while at the shop. I used a...

    I remembered to look while at the shop. I used a 65-023 it is 1/4" dia. Looks like I dialed into 10,000 rpm at 30 ipm to run them out.

    I assume you are asking about delamination of the mdf spoil...
  9. I cut some 0.080 sheet on my cnc router, not sure...

    I cut some 0.080 sheet on my cnc router, not sure the alloy but it was gummy to cut. I had trouble with it and the guys here said to get an onsrud cutter. I don't recall the part number, can find it...
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    No, SW. I am going to pass at this point. If you...

    No, SW. I am going to pass at this point. If you don't find the ad, let me know and I can forward what I have.
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    Van, that is very helpful. I am mostly OK with...

    Van, that is very helpful. I am mostly OK with old, seems most my stuff is, but I don't want old that was not good or junk when new.

    If I keep looking, would a machine with an OT control be the...
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    Thanks guys, I don't know how long since it ran....

    Thanks guys, I don't know how long since it ran. I have not asked too much from the seller the only reply I got back was these tiny pictures, figured I'd ask here first to see if it was worth...
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    I don't really have anything to add but I will...

    I don't really have anything to add but I will anyway. I have been on both sides of it. I am on my own now and I am very aware that I would have a hard time being a boss. Too many variables and...
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    Daewoo Puma 6 lathe questions

    I have a line on a Daewoo Puma 6 cnc lathe that is cheap and not too far away from me. I don't have alot of info on it which is why I am asking you guys. Ad says it runs and has Fanuc 6a control. It...
  15. I recall you said you already had a large stock...

    I recall you said you already had a large stock of rod stock, if so then I would use it before buying sheet. So, that said, I would buy a used wood shaper with a good sized spindle (1-1.25" OD). I...
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    My father in law got his current job in part due...

    My father in law got his current job in part due to his bringing a portfolio of projects he built. He is a cabinetmaker and does/did it at home as well. It was well received and made him stand out in...
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    From what I have seen, there are quite a few kits...

    From what I have seen, there are quite a few kits that can be either a plasma cutter or router. I think it would be tough to take the time to build one and try and run it to make a profit. Most of...
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    With a little bit of searching here you should...

    With a little bit of searching here you should find that both patternmaker and I have already answered similar questions...

    There are so many different machines available in the cabinetmaking...
  19. If you ever decide you need to go to high...

    If you ever decide you need to go to high production volume and aren't happy with the accuracy of the current methods you should look into a used point to point cnc such as a Weeke, Busellato etc. We...
  20. Thread: 6' lathe

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    I have a lathe that could handle that length, but...

    I have a lathe that could handle that length, but I would probably do it on my cnc router. PM me if interested. There is also a fellow member that is likely closer to you as he is in Indiana as well,...
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    My shop is 50x120 with the power coming in on one...

    My shop is 50x120 with the power coming in on one end. Lots of my machines are at the other so I ran a subpanel up there because I wasn't going to pull wire 100+ ft for every circuit. Another...
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    I am not the norm here as all but 1 of my...

    I am not the norm here as all but 1 of my customers supplies the material for the job, so I don't spend much time buying material. I have one plastic vendor close and have used them since I moved to...
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    I also have one of these with the original 3...

    I also have one of these with the original 3 phase motor and pulleys. I use it for a repeat job cutting some delrin and the rpm has been fine for that job. Every time I use it I am tickled with how...
  24. I can email larger pics.

    I can email larger pics.
  25. Ekstrom Carlson 434 overarm pin router for sale

    Hey guys, my buddy has sold his shop building and needs to sell this machine. It is currently still hooked up and running. He has owned it and used it for 20 years, it works great and is in great...
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