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511  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: V2.81 on: December 04, 2008, 11:16:42 AM
Im not sure how that can happen. I just went to my shop and downloaded the version from the web and it works fine. All I can guess is that your download or unzip got corrupted. Please try it again and let me know

512  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / V2.81 on: December 04, 2008, 10:26:48 AM
I have fixed the Cut rectangle problems, including the preview code. This time I ran tests of each case and actually measured all the rectangles. I really think I have it right this time.

I also fixed the circular pocket routine- it was doing the wrong directions- if you requested CW it actually went CCW

Let me know of any errors.

Edited Dec 9 to remove V2.81. See new topic for V2.82
513  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Circular pocket - milling direction descriptions on: December 04, 2008, 10:20:08 AM
Yep, you are right. I have fixed it in V2.81 See new topic for it.
514  Mach Discussion / General Mach Discussion / Re: What´s the biggest machine using Mach3? on: November 29, 2008, 09:01:43 PM
The big lathe only has a 5hp motor on the spindle, so that really limits our cuts. The tool is actually on 2 compound slides we stacked up. It only covers about 6" is either axis, but for railroad wheels thats all we need. A wheel has a rather complicated profile of tapers and filets, so the cnc really helps, doing them manually was a real pain.
515  Mach Discussion / General Mach Discussion / Re: What´s the biggest machine using Mach3? on: November 29, 2008, 07:08:25 PM
Ive done a lathe that will turn 40" dia railroad wheels, and about 10 feet between centers. I also claim its the oldest lathe to be converted- built about 1892

see http://www.machsupport.com/forum/index.php/topic,5654.0.html
516  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: 2.80? on: November 28, 2008, 02:50:12 PM
Yes, I did put a 2.80 on the forum for test. Its in the topic reporting a bug in 2.79 rectangle. There are reports the code works OK,but I forgot to update the preview button code. I will be fixing that soon and will post a new version here.
517  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Rectangle wizard not putting out feed speeds. 2.79 bug? on: November 26, 2008, 10:18:08 AM
You are right, I forgot to fix the preview code. One of the problems with the way VB works in Mach is that you cant share code, so the preview button is exactly the same code, without the spindle controls.

Ill fix that later today.

I dont understand the wacky comp move, maybe some mode you have set before it runs? Ill see if I can find anything, Im going to run a complete set of test cases later today.
518  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Rectangle wizard not putting out feed speeds. 2.79 bug? on: November 24, 2008, 07:09:24 PM
Did you have trouble with the Inner option actually cutting OUTSIDE the line?

I have fixed the code to add F words, and I have fixed it to really do inner and outer, climb and conventional correctly-at least I think they are correct, Ive tried each option.

Attached is a zip file with these fixes. Ill leave it here a while as a test, then Ill make it the release version if there ar eno problems.

Just unzip the file in the Addons folder. You might leave it as Newfangled280, that way it wont overwrite your current version. Just be sure when you select it form the list you select the right one.

I deleted V2.80 and posted 2.81 to a new topic.
519  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Rectangle wizard not putting out feed speeds. 2.79 bug? on: November 23, 2008, 10:53:44 AM
Looks like a real bug. I see it also outputs an F word on a G00 line, which is wrong.

I have another report of a problem with the cut rectangle not getting depth right, so Im going to work on both problems.

Mach assume all screens are 1024x768 including the wizards. It is supposed to scale the screens if oyuuse a different screen size, but In not sure it always works. What screen resolution do you use?
520  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: V2.79 on: November 18, 2008, 05:26:41 PM
Sorry, I dont know what you mean by "there looks like there is a DRO under the depth DRO."

I will check the other issues, There have been other cases where the preview codes did not exactly match the post code. Ill see what I can find.
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