Re: [Emc-users] 7C80

2019-06-15 Thread Gene Heskett
t stopped in the middle of running a G76 to cut a 3/8-24 thread was posted yesteraday. > Thanks, > Andrew > > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users Ch

Re: [Emc-users] LinuxCNC Processor

2019-06-13 Thread Gene Heskett
On Thursday 13 June 2019 10:18:11 pm John Dammeyer wrote: > > On 06/13/2019 12:42 PM, John Dammeyer wrote: > > > So how many hours of labour for you to create a completely > > > functional > > > > LinuxCNC with two parallel ports on 26 pin ribbon cable connectors > > that can be swapped into

Re: [Emc-users] LinuxCNC Processor

2019-06-13 Thread Gene Heskett
On Thursday 13 June 2019 09:26:36 pm John Dammeyer wrote: > > -Original Message- > > From: andy pugh [mailto:bodge...@gmail.com] > > Sent: June-13-19 4:45 PM > > To: Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC) > > Subject: Re: [Emc-users] LinuxCNC Processor > > > > On Fri, 14 Jun 2019 at 00:38,

Re: [Emc-users] LinuxCNC Processor

2019-06-13 Thread Gene Heskett
On Thursday 13 June 2019 07:25:06 pm andy pugh wrote: > Killer product: Mesa 7i76 with a slot for the RPi compute module and > HDMI / USB headers. > > https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/compute-module-3-plus/?variant=co >mpute-module-3plus-32gb The 7i76 would indeed be a killer product for

Re: [Emc-users] LinuxCNC Processor

2019-06-13 Thread Gene Heskett
On Thursday 13 June 2019 12:48:41 pm bari wrote: > One might argue that this is a much better fit > > i.MX 8 > > Reason #1: Not TI > > Reason# 2 > >     Core Complex #1: 4x Cortex-A53 >     Core Complex #2: 2x Cortex-A72 >     2x Cortex-M4F for real time >     1x HIFI4 DSP > >

Re: [Emc-users] Atomic pi

2019-06-06 Thread Gene Heskett
ttps://hackaday.com/2019/06/06/the-atomic-pi-is-it-worth-it/ thats quite disappointing. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web pag

Re: [Emc-users] Wanted, small engine whiz

2019-06-05 Thread Gene Heskett
gasket if compression gets into an oil passage that > leads back to the crankcase. > > As for garden tools. All my gas powered stuff is gone. I'm 100% > electric. It is all battery powered. Zero maintenance and they > always work. My next car will be electric too. > > On T

Re: [Emc-users] Wanted, small engine whiz

2019-06-05 Thread Gene Heskett
epairman.   Back when they were a real American > company that made things in the US.    Now McCulloch is just a brand > name used by a Chinese company. So I've noted, much to my dismay. > Dave > > On 6/5/2019 3:24 AM, Gene Heskett wrote: > > On Wednesday 05 June 2019 01:0

Re: [Emc-users] Wanted, small engine whiz

2019-06-05 Thread Gene Heskett
On Wednesday 05 June 2019 01:06:33 am Andy Pugh wrote: > > On 5 Jun 2019, at 00:15, Gene Heskett wrote: > > > > Get up this morning, check the oil & its 1/2" overfull??? > > Is it a vacuum fuel tap? If the vacuum diaphragm goes it can let fuel > in to the c

Re: [Emc-users] Wanted, small engine whiz

2019-06-04 Thread Gene Heskett
; Briggs motors. > Believe it or not, but this on has imperial sized bolts in it. Blew me away. > On Tue, Jun 4, 2019, 5:56 PM Gene Heskett wrote: > > On Tuesday 04 June 2019 06:41:24 pm Ed wrote: > > > On 6/4/19 5:15 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: > > > > Greetings

Re: [Emc-users] Wanted, small engine whiz

2019-06-04 Thread Gene Heskett
On Tuesday 04 June 2019 06:41:24 pm Ed wrote: > On 6/4/19 5:15 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: > > Greetings all; > > > > A month ago my old JD rider was running clean and did the front yard > > nicely, then I had a water leak and used it to stretch out a coil of > > 3 &

[Emc-users] Wanted, small engine whiz

2019-06-04 Thread Gene Heskett
ooks like I deal for the bigger craftsman, The $16 question is whats most likely wrong with the engine? This,I'm guessing is more than a head gasket. But is it worth tearing down to see? Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and

Re: [Emc-users] serial port question in testing iso

2019-06-04 Thread Gene Heskett
On Tuesday 04 June 2019 09:37:15 am Mark Wendt wrote: > On Tue, Jun 4, 2019 at 9:24 AM Gene Heskett wrote: > > === > > # restore sound at every terminal start since starting x shuts it > > off. # I think in starting tde, but tde denies it. But if I even >

Re: [Emc-users] serial port question in testing iso

2019-06-04 Thread Gene Heskett
On Tuesday 04 June 2019 03:28:40 am andy pugh wrote: > On Tue, 4 Jun 2019 at 03:41, Gene Heskett wrote: > > screen? > > > > Not in this case although it cam mimic the screens the coco can do > > if you want it to. > > I am not sure I understand the answer.

Re: [Emc-users] serial port question in testing iso

2019-06-03 Thread Gene Heskett
> Big Mess-O-Wires guy had the world's entire supply of new 19 pin D-Sub > connectors on his back porch. Don't forget the db23 that commode door used for video on the Amiga's. Those are except for some very old stock that digikey had yet 15 years ago, they are today made out of pure unobtaini

Re: [Emc-users] serial port question in testing iso

2019-06-03 Thread Gene Heskett
rg/HOWTO/Serial-HOWTO.html Thanks, bookmarked. > > On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 10:48 AM Gene Heskett wrote: > > On Monday 03 June 2019 01:34:49 pm Chris Albertson wrote: > > > The best way to test serial ports under Linux (or any other OS) is > > > to make a loopback

Re: [Emc-users] serial port question in testing iso

2019-06-03 Thread Gene Heskett
On Monday 03 June 2019 03:38:40 pm Andy Pugh wrote: > > On 3 Jun 2019, at 18:41, Gene Heskett wrote: > > > > s there any other way I can make the db9 port on this mobo work? > > screen? Not in this case although it cam mimic the screens the coco can do if you w

Re: [Emc-users] Dual boot for WIN-XP and LinuxCNC

2019-06-03 Thread Gene Heskett
robe higher than the motor but still centered in the motor holders diameter. I can easily see a 500 megabyte trace file it might take 2+ weeks to create. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order.&quo

Re: [Emc-users] serial port question in testing iso

2019-06-03 Thread Gene Heskett
t so the drivers don't load and take up space.Many PC > have serial disabled in BIOS for the same reason. > Not that I am aware of Chris, this port is on the back of the mainboard, a decade old M2N-SLI Deluxe Asus board. And it works when booted to wheezy. > On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 10:26 AM

Re: [Emc-users] serial port question in testing iso

2019-06-03 Thread Gene Heskett
fdti cables, but not a spare 9 to 25. I'm more concerned that this testing's java is way to new. > On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 11:43 AM Gene Heskett wrote: > > Greetings all; > > > > One of the things I occasionally do is run a couple programs to > > talkto a trs-80 computer runn

Re: [Emc-users] Dual boot for WIN-XP and LinuxCNC

2019-06-03 Thread Gene Heskett
10k revs. I have some tooling sitting in 3/8" of liquid drano eating the alu out of the gullets. Slower than lye, but working. > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listi

[Emc-users] serial port question in testing iso

2019-06-03 Thread Gene Heskett
I look next with lsmod, no serial module. Is there any other way I can make the db9 port on this mobo work? Thanks all; Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author)

Re: [Emc-users] Dual boot for WIN-XP and LinuxCNC

2019-06-02 Thread Gene Heskett
luminium cover. The CUI has more plastic bits. > I'll let you know how it works out. > > John > > > > > > > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists

Re: [Emc-users] Dual boot for WIN-XP and LinuxCNC

2019-06-02 Thread Gene Heskett
t > > >>> Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > > >>> https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users > > >> > > >> ___ > > >> Emc-users mailing list > > >> Emc-users@lists

Re: [Emc-users] Dual boot for WIN-XP and LinuxCNC

2019-06-01 Thread Gene Heskett
gt; (Or also look at the 7i80) > > ___ > > Emc-users mailing list > > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users > > _______ > Emc-us

Re: [Emc-users] Dual boot for WIN-XP and LinuxCNC

2019-05-30 Thread Gene Heskett
till held by something that didn't release it. > > But it was there once. So far only a reboot has fixed this. I'm not > sure why. > > John > > > > > > _______ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.so

Re: [Emc-users] Dual boot for WIN-XP and LinuxCNC

2019-05-27 Thread Gene Heskett
has. You will need to blacklist ppdev as its grabbing the port before LCNC can. The manpage for modprobe should explain how to blacklist it. > Suggestions? > Thanks > John > > > > > > > > > _______ > Emc-users mailing

Re: [Emc-users] Dual boot for WIN-XP and LinuxCNC

2019-05-26 Thread Gene Heskett
On Sunday 26 May 2019 12:29:05 pm John Dammeyer wrote: > Sorry, Meant to say 1TB, split for 500GB for each. > All I can say is :) > > In a 1GB drive John? I have doubts it will fit. Its got to be > > bigger just for a bare xp install. > >

Re: [Emc-users] Dual boot for WIN-XP and LinuxCNC

2019-05-26 Thread Gene Heskett
Or I'd put a spinning rust on it for swap. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene> ___

Re: [Emc-users] How come.... --> battery safety due to high current, DC relay

2019-05-19 Thread Gene Heskett
ecause both sides are on at the same time, but you must get the opposite side turned on with a minimum of dead time between them to short circuit the voltage stress on the one just turned off. 5ns can make or destroy in this case. The diff is that it works for decades, or you break the mirror and let

Re: [Emc-users] New PC Hardware for preempt-rt and Mesa Ethernet

2019-05-17 Thread Gene Heskett
sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users > > Peter Wallace > Mesa Electronics > > > > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users Cheers, Gene H

Re: [Emc-users] How come....

2019-05-17 Thread Gene Heskett
's turn that on its head. How can I run my cordless tools > > from Tesla cells... > > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used

[Emc-users] setting up buildbot, buildd on pi

2019-05-15 Thread Gene Heskett
in synaptic gets me zip. That linuxcnc list is now: pi@picnc:/etc/apt $ cat sources.list.d/linuxcnc-buildbot.list deb-src http://buildbot.linuxcnc.org/ jessie master-sim deb http://buildbot.linuxcnc.org/ jessie master-sim What am I doing wrong? Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four

Re: [Emc-users] Atomic pi

2019-05-14 Thread Gene Heskett
web site. About $108 for the full developer kit > > but you get two units, the pwr supply, and a camera. It's a > > fantastic deal but they are sold out. They say "restocking now" and > > to buy them on Amazon. > > > > $108 for two is a great deal. > > > &

Re: [Emc-users] Atomic pi

2019-05-14 Thread Gene Heskett
On Tuesday 14 May 2019 12:03:34 pm John Dammeyer wrote: > > On Tue, 14 May 2019 at 14:26, Gene Heskett wrote: > > > > If it existed, the ideal thing would be the 7C80. > > > > > > But thats for a pi. > > > > Yes, and this thread is about a Pi var

Re: [Emc-users] Atomic pi

2019-05-14 Thread Gene Heskett
On Tuesday 14 May 2019 09:45:44 am andy pugh wrote: > On Tue, 14 May 2019 at 14:26, Gene Heskett wrote: > > > If it existed, the ideal thing would be the 7C80. > > > > But thats for a pi. > > Yes, and this thread is about a Pi variant Not really since its an i

Re: [Emc-users] Atomic pi

2019-05-14 Thread Gene Heskett
nicely. All in due time Andy, the pi hasn't died yet. And this isn't shipping either. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web

Re: [Emc-users] Atomic pi

2019-05-14 Thread Gene Heskett
might have to upgrade all my net stuff to gigabyte. I think the 2 D525MW's have gigabyte ports, but the old Dell running the G0704 might be 100Mb. My net connection is only 10Mb down. None of that appears to be a problem, but we aren't controlling heavy machinery with it either. Thanks

Re: [Emc-users] Atomic pi

2019-05-13 Thread Gene Heskett
wn cost? Maybe it could be our next D525MW but with an spi interface to a 7i90HD? Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page <http:/

Re: [Emc-users] How come....

2019-05-10 Thread Gene Heskett
On Thursday 09 May 2019 11:10:03 pm Erik Christiansen wrote: > On 09.05.19 09:16, Gene Heskett wrote: > > Good thinking Erik. I suppose the next Q is how far down is it to > > the water table? And thats a job for a wind mill tower... But you > > knew that. What would be

Re: [Emc-users] How come....

2019-05-09 Thread Gene Heskett
Streep in Bridges. I was over quite a few of those bridges in a team of horses drawn wagon back then. A simpler, but not always easier time back then. > > _______ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users Cheers, Gene Heskett -

Re: [Emc-users] How come....

2019-05-09 Thread Gene Heskett
day than usual around the coyote.den, my local domainname. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page <

Re: [Emc-users] 2 installs, one network just works, nothing makes the 2nd work.

2019-05-05 Thread Gene Heskett
On Sunday 05 May 2019 11:12:54 am theman whosoldtheworld wrote: > @Gene Heskett ... on this side of the ocean when a motorcyclist with a > modern motorcycle crosses a motorcyclist with a vintage motorcycle it > is customary to make the gesture to touch your hat as a sign of > resp

Re: [Emc-users] 2 installs, one network just works, nothing makes the 2nd work.

2019-05-02 Thread Gene Heskett
On Thursday 02 May 2019 12:30:08 bari wrote: > On 5/1/19 11:03 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: > >> What used to be so hard to build and expensive in analog is often > >> replaced by software. > > > > So it seems, but does it work as well? > > As always the answer

Re: [Emc-users] 2 installs, one network just works, nothing makes the 2nd work.

2019-05-01 Thread Gene Heskett
g is often > replaced by software. So it seems, but does it work as well? Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page &

Re: [Emc-users] 2 installs, one network just works, nothing makes the 2nd work.

2019-05-01 Thread Gene Heskett
On Wednesday 01 May 2019 22:02:01 Gene Heskett wrote: > On Wednesday 01 May 2019 21:09:11 bari wrote: > > There are some younger versions still around, we just don't like to > > brag  :) > > Hang out a shingle then. Radio people are getting desperate. And I should add th

Re: [Emc-users] 2 installs, one network just works, nothing makes the 2nd work.

2019-05-01 Thread Gene Heskett
Dos 2.1 on 8MHz PC's. It would take hours days to print > out results on a dot matrix printer. I came across and old copy of it > and it ran in seconds on a modern PC. > > On 5/1/19 7:21 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: > > But they've all died off and no one has taken > > their

Re: [Emc-users] 2 installs, one network just works, nothing makes the 2nd work.

2019-05-01 Thread Gene Heskett
with LCNC. All told, it wasn't worth the effort to gnaw thru the straps and get up to make morning water this morning. :( > Il giorno mer 1 mag 2019 alle ore 20:41 Gene Heskett > > > ha scritto: > > Greetings all; > > > > The one that works is on an old Dell

[Emc-users] 2 installs, one network just works, nothing makes the 2nd work.

2019-05-01 Thread Gene Heskett
of how to make the network startup verbose enough to give usefull info? Thanks all. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.

Re: [Emc-users] stretch testing install Q

2019-04-30 Thread Gene Heskett
On Sunday 28 April 2019 14:03:21 Gene Heskett wrote: > On Sunday 28 April 2019 10:53:49 Peter C. Wallace wrote: > > On Sun, 28 Apr 2019, Gene Heskett wrote: > > > Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 10:47:13 -0400 > > > From: Gene Heskett > > > Reply-T

Re: [Emc-users] stretch testing install Q

2019-04-28 Thread Gene Heskett
On Sunday 28 April 2019 10:53:49 Peter C. Wallace wrote: > On Sun, 28 Apr 2019, Gene Heskett wrote: > > Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 10:47:13 -0400 > > From: Gene Heskett > > Reply-To: "Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC)" > > > > To: emc-users@lists.sourc

[Emc-users] stretch testing install Q

2019-04-28 Thread Gene Heskett
the servo to around 30 u-secs. Thanks all. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.

Re: [Emc-users] Servo reduction for gantry machine

2019-04-28 Thread Gene Heskett
ying radio engineer till whenever. Now I better go take the missus her freshly made morning coffee and see what she wants for breakfast. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order.&

Re: [Emc-users] bluing scraping

2019-04-27 Thread Gene Heskett
is when things are properly scraped so an oil film has a place to hide. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:

Re: [Emc-users] new stretch, can't dl a good copy

2019-04-26 Thread Gene Heskett
On Friday 26 April 2019 17:51:10 Gene Heskett wrote: > On Friday 26 April 2019 17:21:36 Gene Heskett wrote: > > I've made 3 passes at downloading the latest live/install iso of > > stretch-preempt-rt > > > > And can't get a full length copy or a good md5sum. > > &

Re: [Emc-users] Cutting aly with a drop/sliding saw

2019-04-26 Thread Gene Heskett
y only one clumsy enough to do that. Makes me happy I'm not alone. And yes, I have had stitches to put a fingertip back on a couple times. Darned jointers, when trimming fingernails haven't a clue when to stop. Mine has healed well and I hope yours does too. Cheers Wallace, Gene Heskett -- &qu

Re: [Emc-users] new stretch, can't dl a good copy

2019-04-26 Thread Gene Heskett
On Friday 26 April 2019 17:21:36 Gene Heskett wrote: > I've made 3 passes at downloading the latest live/install iso of > stretch-preempt-rt > > And can't get a full length copy or a good md5sum. > > I don't have zsinc, can rsynch fix it? > cli invocation please. > Firefo

[Emc-users] new stretch, can't dl a good copy

2019-04-26 Thread Gene Heskett
I've made 3 passes at downloading the latest live/install iso of stretch-preempt-rt And can't get a full length copy or a good md5sum. I don't have zsinc, can rsynch fix it? cli invocation please. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, b

Re: [Emc-users] Cutting aly with a drop/sliding saw

2019-04-26 Thread Gene Heskett
from a disk of red maple dowelling, rumble polished and hot stamped. Those broke way too easy in your pocket. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page

Re: [Emc-users] Cutting aly with a drop/sliding saw

2019-04-26 Thread Gene Heskett
On Friday 26 April 2019 03:13:37 Marcus Bowman wrote: > On 26 Apr 2019, at 06:58, Gene Heskett wrote: > > a tooth style called ATBF, where a flat topped > > tooth is fitted between the angled teeth. > > I use a table saw fitted with an ATB blade for cutting sheets of > al

Re: [Emc-users] Rockpro64 arrived

2019-04-26 Thread Gene Heskett
seems. Still running 2.8.0-pre1-3855-g02ba5a1, installed Sept 16 2018. The intel machines are up to 2.8.0-pre1-4701-g5d6f7e9. That bypassing by spi is the saving grace that allows the pi to work. Thanks Alan. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liber

Re: [Emc-users] Cutting aly with a drop/sliding saw

2019-04-26 Thread Gene Heskett
uot; blade is $100 and up, but the cost > per cut is reported to be better than abrasive cutting wheels, and > it's much faster than an abrasive cutuff saw or a bandsaw. > > On 4/25/19 8:30 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: > > On Thursday 25 April 2019 19:21:03 Marshland Engineering wrote: >

Re: [Emc-users] Cutting aly with a drop/sliding saw

2019-04-25 Thread Gene Heskett
sh machining. > > https://youtu.be/gLLt79OqRvA > > Cheers Wallace > I do that too, but its hell on 12" saw blades. > > > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.sourceforge.n

Re: [Emc-users] possibly good news for LinuxCNC

2019-04-25 Thread Gene Heskett
On Wednesday 24 April 2019 18:06:47 Chris Albertson wrote: > On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 2:07 AM Gene Heskett wrote: > > On Wednesday 24 April 2019 03:42:00 andy pugh wrote: > > > On Wed, 24 Apr 2019 at 01:30, Gene Heskett > > > > wrote: > > > > Several,

Re: [Emc-users] [Off topic] Might interest Gene, radio pirates.

2019-04-24 Thread Gene Heskett
On Wednesday 24 April 2019 13:28:19 andy pugh wrote: > https://hackaday.com/2019/04/24/radio-piracy-on-the-high-seas/ Chuckle, yes, those were the days. Brought on by the bbc's stiff upper lip about music, which of course just had to be paid for by the listeners. Cheers, Gene Hesk

Re: [Emc-users] Servo reduction for gantry machine

2019-04-24 Thread Gene Heskett
sh your Firefox, don't bother looking) I did anyway, it crashed on the 2nd site but restarted ok. > > But I think that is allowed for in the design, when you tension the > traveller loop you pull the belt on one side in contact with one set > of fixed belt faces, and the other side of

Re: [Emc-users] Vacuum bed for router Re: Servo reduction for gantry machine

2019-04-24 Thread Gene Heskett
s. Drop in the Airsoft pellets then apply a sheet of > > 1/8" MDF and redo the 5mm drill pattern. Then the router can do any > > size work without needing to have pieces of MDF, plywood, sheet > > metal etc. to cover the unused area. ers > > _______

Re: [Emc-users] possibly good news for LinuxCNC

2019-04-24 Thread Gene Heskett
On Wednesday 24 April 2019 03:42:00 andy pugh wrote: > On Wed, 24 Apr 2019 at 01:30, Gene Heskett wrote: > > Several, your personal config probably makes a far bigger difference > > than the actual version number of the kernel since you have to be > > pretty well up o

Re: [Emc-users] possibly good news for LinuxCNC

2019-04-23 Thread Gene Heskett
on the linux-rt list. > > Is there a stable version that runs with any 4.xx kernel? Several, your personal config probably makes a far bigger difference than the actual version number of the kernel since you have to be pretty well up on YOUR hardware to re-configure the kernel you are about to b

Re: [Emc-users] possibly good news for LinuxCNC

2019-04-23 Thread Gene Heskett
n Stretch seems like it would be worthwhile. > > (Or maybe Jessie, as that is LTS?) > > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users Cheers, Gene Heskett

Re: [Emc-users] possibly good news for LinuxCNC

2019-04-23 Thread Gene Heskett
On Tuesday 23 April 2019 10:05:45 andy pugh wrote: > On Tue, 23 Apr 2019 at 14:59, Gene Heskett wrote: > > Since my only software stepper, the original micro HF being replaced > > by this 6040 headache has now been replaced with a 5i25/7i76D > > lashup, > > Y

Re: [Emc-users] possibly good news for LinuxCNC

2019-04-23 Thread Gene Heskett
; ___ > > Emc-users mailing list > > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users > > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.so

Re: [Emc-users] Looking fro some input from the community

2019-04-23 Thread Gene Heskett
On Monday 22 April 2019 23:05:26 Jon Elson wrote: > On 04/22/2019 09:58 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: > > On Monday 22 April 2019 22:03:21 Jon Elson wrote: > >> Sorry, I don't have the Vendor ID and Device ID's handy at > >> the moment. Is there a way to show this P in

Re: [Emc-users] Looking fro some input from the community

2019-04-22 Thread Gene Heskett
th the NetMos 9835 and MCS9865 work, > with an option setting to the hal_ppmc driver for Pico > Systems boards, it seems that these work fine with other > drivers. > > Sorry, I don't have the Vendor ID and Device ID's handy at > the moment. Is there a way to show this P info on

Re: [Emc-users] possibly good news for LinuxCNC

2019-04-22 Thread Gene Heskett
; Dalton, Ohio 44618 > Phone:  (330)828-2105ext. 2031 > > -Original Message- > From: Peter C. Wallace > Sent: Monday, April 22, 2019 2:23 PM > To: Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC) > Subject: Re: [Emc-users] possibly > good news for LinuxCNC > > On Mon, 22 Ap

Re: [Emc-users] possibly good news for LinuxCNC

2019-04-22 Thread Gene Heskett
On Monday 22 April 2019 11:48:58 Peter C. Wallace wrote: > On Mon, 22 Apr 2019, Gene Heskett wrote: > > Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:58:01 -0400 > > From: Gene Heskett > > Reply-To: "Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC)" > > > > To: emc-users@li

[Emc-users] possibly good news for LinuxCNC

2019-04-22 Thread Gene Heskett
Maybe this will be the icing on the cake for LinuxCNC to make the jump to 3.0? <https://linux.slashdot.org/story/19/04/21/1939201/linux-52-will-introduce-the-fieldbus-subsystem> Hopefully this will re-introduce real time control to a 64 bit kernel. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "The

Re: [Emc-users] ER ATC tool idea

2019-04-22 Thread Gene Heskett
On Monday 22 April 2019 05:07:50 Andy Pugh wrote: > > On 22 Apr 2019, at 02:50, Gene Heskett wrote: > > > > ts been around 4 years since I first met the TTS tool holders, and > > this thread is, I believe, the first mention of this. > > I have never used TTS and

Re: [Emc-users] ER ATC tool idea

2019-04-22 Thread Gene Heskett
On Monday 22 April 2019 05:04:50 Andy Pugh wrote: > On 22 Apr 2019, at 01:52, Gene Heskett wrote: > >> holder to touch the spindle nose. > > > > Which might make it very marginally more rigid. > > More like an order of magnitude more rigid. > That would be a

Re: [Emc-users] ER ATC tool idea

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
I.L. was fond of saying. ;-) > John > > > > > > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in def

Re: [Emc-users] ER ATC tool idea

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
I've a 75 lb block of ice where the evaporater coils were. But I'll start with the shimming bolts idea first to see if it can be done. I can still just barely handle the head by hand, a lot easier with the motor removed first, then its only 40 lbs or so. [...] Thanks Gregg. Cheers, Gene Heskett --

Re: [Emc-users] ER ATC tool idea

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
, with all 4 12mm bolts about 1/8th turn from broke. Just crooked enough to notice when a drill bit in a chuck is mounted facing up in order to drill the taps socket hole well centered in a 7/8" diameter brass tap hat mounted face down in a 7/8" R8. Thanks Ken. Cheers, Gene Hesket

Re: [Emc-users] ER ATC tool idea

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
If it makes a useable diff, its fixable. I have a CBN cup and a couple rotary tables. Thanks Ken. [...] Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page <

Re: [Emc-users] milling tool life, or lack thereof.

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
Clicked on the annual button, but it still doesn't show that. So I've sent Mr Woodward an email. Thank Ken. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) G

Re: [Emc-users] Servo reduction for gantry machine

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
which had an exit button. No other "contact' info was visible. They should just get rid of the bull shit videos and let us see and buy the product. Clocking on chat now just made the chat app bull shit full screen. Screw 'em and the camel that rode in on them. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "Th

Re: [Emc-users] ER ATC tool idea

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
its way into the 3/4" interior of the modified R8 collet? Possible, but whats this about a "modified R8 collet"? [snip] Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in t

Re: [Emc-users] milling tool life, or lack thereof.

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
On Sunday 21 April 2019 14:21:24 Ken Strauss wrote: > Consider: https://hsmadvisor.com/ Apple or android only. Sob. [...] Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (

Re: [Emc-users] milling tool life, or lack thereof.

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
and when I get to where my memory says I last saw or used that tool, I have to stand there asking myself what am I here after. And worse yet I do not always succeed in recalling it. I don't recommend getting old, too much of that stuff goes with it... > > -Original Message- >

Re: [Emc-users] milling tool life, or lack thereof.

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
ottle valve on my coolant system, and use the > smallest LocLine nozzle, and throttle it down to a little > jet pointed right at the cutter. So, it just spreads out a > little puddle on the top of the part. > > Jon > > > ___ > Emc-us

Re: [Emc-users] ER ATC tool idea

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
rk. I try to keep the TTS shanks clean but haven't washed them down with alcohol just to make sure they are dry. So they are as clean as my hands. Wiped on a piece of scotts. :) Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo.

Re: [Emc-users] milling tool life, or lack thereof.

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
irements to run it. > <https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users> > > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/emc-users Cheers, Gene Heskett -- &quo

Re: [Emc-users] milling tool life, or lack thereof.

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
sleeve? I sorta got some pix of the mess that 6040 is in Friday, now I need to bring the camera back in and pull them out & run them thru Wilbers toolbox for about a 90% shrink. This camera, a Nikon L100, needs a new data socket, I can only get pix out of it by placeing it face down on the

Re: [Emc-users] milling tool life, or lack thereof.

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
bles, but the calculators suplied with linux can do all that, except the programming bit. Or maybe I haven't looked hard enough. TANSTAAFL. > > ___ > Emc-users mailing list > Emc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > https://lists.source

Re: [Emc-users] Servo reduction for gantry machine

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
> > > > > shop > > > > > > > > > and reduce at least the apparent cost (I say apparent because > > > > > I still > > > > > > > > will > > > > > > > > > have to make more complex mounting

Re: [Emc-users] milling tool life, or lack thereof.

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
t; rate was too low if the swarf comes off as dust. (but he didn't > specify feed rate) It was in retrospect too slow for the revs once I had some mist flowing, 5 ipm to a max of 10 I think. Where can I get a copy of this machinist toolbox. Sounds handy. The handbook covers this too, but in hard to

Re: [Emc-users] ER ATC tool idea

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
On Saturday 20 April 2019 23:06:10 Jon Elson wrote: > On 04/20/2019 03:31 PM, Gene Heskett wrote: > > The only way I can be assured that a 3/4" shank of a TTS tool holder > > will not slip, rotating in the R8, is if I put an 8 point 5/16" > > socket in a 20 volt r

Re: [Emc-users] milling tool life, or lack thereof.

2019-04-21 Thread Gene Heskett
t could have thrown bigger chips, not as far. But even drilling the holes, it was a full 4mm diameter of tool cut, eventually ejecting the center of the hole. Ditto the dsubs, straight plow until depth was reached and the center strip ejected. Obviously not ideal for max tool life. Stuff I'm

Re: [Emc-users] ER ATC tool idea

2019-04-20 Thread Gene Heskett
On Saturday 20 April 2019 21:18:52 Gregg Eshelman via Emc-users wrote: > Why not use a 6 point 10mm impact socket? Its a square headed bolt? :) Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that ord

[Emc-users] milling tool life, or lack thereof.

2019-04-20 Thread Gene Heskett
dized brushed satin finish the real killer? Add some liquid dish soap to enhance its "sticky" maybe? IDK. Thanks everybody. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershel

Re: [Emc-users] Servo reduction for gantry machine

2019-04-20 Thread Gene Heskett
the home-brews on you-tube I get the impression they can handily outrun the ball screw using versions. Ball screws have a tendency to whip in the longer versions at higher speeds. Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, ju

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