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Offline Oldwood

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  • Alberta, Canada
Re: Choosing a CNC Router For My Shop
« Reply #30 on: March 30, 2021, 10:49 AM »
Thanks for the response Will. Nothing about the 2G BitRunner in the link you gave, which I did read before I made my earlier post.

Your response is the first I have heard of a next gen BitRunner, good to know.

Can you answer my question on tiling or working a piece larger than the machines cutting area? The CarveX Pro and some other machines claim to be able to do this.

Vectric software has this option. I have used it in the Aspire program, but I think it is available in Vcarve pro also.

You draw the file in the size you need, then input the size of the panel you want to use.

I have attached a photo of a sample I did to demonstrate the process.

I could have milled this in one piece but used the tile option for a presentation for a client.
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Offline Bob D.

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Re: Choosing a CNC Router For My Shop
« Reply #31 on: September 23, 2021, 09:44 AM »
I bit the bullet and ordered a OneFinity Journeyman X-50 today
which has a 48"x32" cutting area.

When I started looking I didn't even know of the Onefinity but
from what I have read online I think I have made a good choice
for what I want to do without limiting myself with regard to
expanding the capabilities of the machine.

I bought V-carve Pro and I'm using the time before the CNC arrives
to get familiar with it and to make room in the shop plus get power
and dust collection run over to the corner of the shop where the CNC
will be located.

Downside is it's a 6+ week lead time. :-(

Here's why I choose the Onefinity:
« Last Edit: October 04, 2021, 06:44 AM by Bob D. »
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