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by Donald Thomson
Mon, Jul 20 2009, 11:42AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Shopbot Link - Ramping issue
Replies: 5
Views: 1004

Shopbot Link - Ramping issue

I'm running version 1.0.12 of SB Link and have noticed something I'm not sure is right or wrong. I have ramping setup at 1.5". When the machine is doing dado cuts, there are times that it will perform this ramp when entering the material and other times it just plunges to full depth and starts ...
by Donald Thomson
Sat, Jul 18 2009, 6:13PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Cyrstal Reports Crashing
Replies: 0
Views: 522

Cyrstal Reports Crashing

When I try to print labels from eCabinets after I've performed a nesting operation, Crystal Reports does a run-time error crash and promptly exits. I'm trying to perform a flip operation and I can't get to the barcode numbers to tell it which part to load. I'm running Windows XP SP3 on a Dell Optipl...
by Donald Thomson
Thu, Jul 16 2009, 1:18PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Fixed shelf protruding from cabinet
Replies: 3
Views: 823

Re: Fixed shelf protruding from cabinet

Hi Damon, Thank you again for your help. When I try to load the cabinet I get an error dialog that says: "The requested change resulted in an unworkable dimension for this cabinet. Press OK to restore previous settings" When I click OK I get a cabinet that looks like the attached JPG file....
by Donald Thomson
Tue, Jul 14 2009, 11:26PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Fixed shelf protruding from cabinet
Replies: 3
Views: 823

Re: Fixed shelf protruding from cabinet

Thank you Damon!

I'll take a look at how you approached it.
by Donald Thomson
Tue, Jul 14 2009, 7:19PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Fixed shelf protruding from cabinet
Replies: 3
Views: 823

Fixed shelf protruding from cabinet

I'm trying to get the fixed shelf in the attached cabinet to be flush with the back and front of the cabinet. But it seems to be protruding from the back by a little bit. The cabinet side is 15.5" and the shelf is 15.536". I know I'm missing something here, just don't know what?
by Donald Thomson
Mon, Jul 13 2009, 9:54AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: ShopBot Link - tabs or skin - which takes precedence
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: ShopBot Link - tabs or skin - which takes precedence

Thank you Larry!

SB Link is pretty intelligent. :D
by Donald Thomson
Mon, Jul 13 2009, 8:36AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: ShopBot Link - tabs or skin - which takes precedence
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: ShopBot Link - tabs or skin - which takes precedence

Thank you Larry.

So if I set up to have tabs and skins, will the skinning operation route away the tabs or will the skinning operation leave the tabs in place?
by Donald Thomson
Fri, Jul 10 2009, 6:24PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: ShopBot Link - tabs or skin - which takes precedence
Replies: 4
Views: 667

ShopBot Link - tabs or skin - which takes precedence

When specifying to leave a skin or tabs on small parts, which takes precedence - skins or tabs? In other words, if I make skin and tab parameters the same - width, square inches, etc, which is SB Link going to use to hold the part in place?

I'm using SB Link 1.0.12.

Thanks,
by Donald Thomson
Fri, Jul 10 2009, 3:19PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Stock Molding modofications
Replies: 2
Views: 474

Re: Stock Molding modofications

Thank you Kerry. I guess with software there are always work-arounds to accomplish the final outcome.

I'll do that and I think the customer will be happy with the results.

Thank you again!
by Donald Thomson
Fri, Jul 10 2009, 1:26PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Stock Molding modofications
Replies: 2
Views: 474

Stock Molding modofications

Is there a way to take the stock molding in eCabinets and modify them? Specifically I would like to use one of the Conestoga base moldings Product ID Colonial-Base-10 Cherry and make it 3.5" tall instead of the default 4.5" tall. Can this be done? If so, how would it be done?

Thank you!
by Donald Thomson
Tue, Jul 07 2009, 5:22PM
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Shop Bot forum
Replies: 1
Views: 851

Re: Shop Bot forum

Thank you very much for the welcome aboard! :beer: I've been a ShopBot owner (2nd machine) for a little less then 1 year and I can say for certain that the guys on the ShopBot forum are go-getters, getting things done. Most of the problems I've had have been solved by the forum folks in a very short...
by Donald Thomson
Mon, Jul 06 2009, 11:08PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Speed follow up
Replies: 11
Views: 1735

Re: Speed follow up

Hi Tim, I know it's a little out of the price range you specified, but I just purchased a new Dell with the following configuration: 224-2684 1 Intel Core2 processor Q9400 (2.66GHz,1333FSB) w/Quad Core Technology and 6MB cache 313-6078 1 Black Bezel Chassis 311-8296 1 4GB DDR2 SDRAM at 800MHz 310-93...
by Donald Thomson
Thu, Jul 02 2009, 7:59PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: ShopBot Link nesting effectiveness
Replies: 15
Views: 1824

Re: ShopBot Link nesting effectiveness

No worries Neville. Chime in any time. ShopBot certainly isn't the only machine in town using the Thermwood code. You guys with the big iron used it long before ShopBot ever came on the scene. Getting a little historical perspective on this has been most enlightening. What is effecting you will effe...
by Donald Thomson
Thu, Jul 02 2009, 6:02PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: ShopBot Link nesting effectiveness
Replies: 15
Views: 1824

Re: ShopBot Link nesting effectiveness

Larry, Thank you for the reply. Are there any ShopBot Link settings that I might have overlooked that could change the X and Y around? Thank you for all your help and advice on this. I really appreciate you guys a lot and everything you are doing! :beer: I know that software development and support ...
by Donald Thomson
Thu, Jul 02 2009, 10:21AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: ShopBot Link nesting effectiveness
Replies: 15
Views: 1824

Re: ShopBot Link nesting effectiveness

Hi Larry, When looking at your X nest above, it's interesting to note that my X nest lays out parts along the long (length) axis of the material while my Y nest lays out parts along the shorter (width) axis. Is there something in the Link that enables you to change that orientation? My machine is se...

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