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General Discussion / Re: laser to work distance
« on: January 22, 2017, 12:52:27 AM »
Depends on the thickness of the material you are burning.....focus to the smallest spot possible on the material.  :)

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General Discussion / Re: How long does shipping take from GearBest?
« on: January 22, 2017, 12:48:34 AM »
You don't boil pot.

and its never the kettle that's boiling!

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General Discussion / Re: Keeping your Laser Warm & Dry.
« on: January 19, 2017, 11:55:13 PM »
Box it..chuck in a pound/kilo bag of  Silica Gel and change it every few days (heat the old one in a low set oven for a couple of hours)...

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ZAX has one he will put you right.

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General Discussion / Re: hi all newbie here
« on: January 14, 2017, 06:01:57 AM »
so far just been doing some engraving with the device i have but not with a lot of success but learning

http://imgur.com/a/z46rv

Not bad at all...improvement comes with experience...so they tell me!!

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General Discussion / Re: hi all newbie here
« on: January 14, 2017, 01:23:00 AM »
Well Ralph is the Administrator.  YOUTUBE is on Google (!)  Look for BENCUT LASER VIEDOS  when you get on YouTube.                       

Also go here and study the contents

.http://benboxlaser.us/index.php/board,25.0.html

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General Discussion / Re: hi all newbie here
« on: January 14, 2017, 12:09:19 AM »
Welcome!
There is a lot of info on this forum and the videos on YOUTUBE by Ralph show you the way.  Suggest you study everything and view the vids. 

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I must look for fire extinguishers on Google then...............

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General Discussion / Re: How long can we expect a laser module to last?
« on: January 12, 2017, 10:45:08 PM »
A more powerful fan of the same dimensions/voltage will up the cooling.....

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Thanks Hani....

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I'm hoping that means GRBL will go on fine and therefore all the software that uses this will be fine. I have not received my kit yet (only ordered a few days ago) but once I have I will have a play around with it to see what happens!

Ha!  its Chinese so depend on it!

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The site I found this morning says the following

EleksMaker-Mana 3 Axis stepper motor drive control board for CNC Arduino GRBL/Benbox laser engraving machine Plotter Dispenser

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General Discussion / WORTH A LOOK
« on: January 12, 2017, 01:34:14 AM »

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Projects / Re: First Cutting Job
« on: January 07, 2017, 11:46:36 PM »
 I usually cut at 100 mm/min dunno what that is in inches/min.

 25mm= inch

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General Discussion / Re: Wheels!
« on: January 07, 2017, 05:10:40 AM »
Just saw an alternative to the somewhat pricey 6x1 precision shims.

Where?  EBay??

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