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Help out a newbie with mach3turn
« on: August 20, 2010, 09:08:56 PM »
I have mach3 versionv3.042.040 according to the tab  function    my jog values are as follows  (as they appear on the screen )

    x-
z-     z+
    x+

when i load up   this text file:  

G00 X0 Y0
G03 X 0.1516 Z 0.002 I 0.1329 K-4.395f4
X 0.1949 Z-0.0472 I-0.0422 K-0.0808
X 0.2067 Z-0.2539 I-0.9587 K-0.1585
G02 X 0.2362 Z-0.2854 I 0.0596 K 0.0263f12
G01 X 0.7697 Y 0. Z-0.2953
G03 X 5.5945 Z-0.063 I 4.8615 K-50.7546
G01 X 5.7323 Y 0. Z-0.065
X 5.7323 Y 0. Z-0.0675
X 5.5945 Y 0. Z-0.0655
G02 X 0.7697 Z-0.2978 I 0.0367 K-50.9869
G01 X 0.2362 Y 0. Z-0.288
G03 X 0.2067 Z-0.2565 I 0.0301 K 0.0578
G02 X 0.1949 Z-0.0498 I-0.9705 K 0.0482
X 0.1516 Z-0.0006 I-0.0855 K-0.0316
X0. Z-0.0025 I-0.0187 K-4.3969  



I get circles not a  wheel profile. What am i doing wrong?

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Re: Help out a newbie with mach3turn
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2010, 09:24:53 PM »
Need to change a setting in Mach Turn:

CONFIG>PORTS & PINS >TURN OPTIONS
and uncheck Reversed Arcs in front tool post

RICH
Re: Help out a newbie with mach3turn
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2010, 08:05:02 PM »
rich.

you were right on the money!  Thank  you


Carl