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Forum topic by dannelson posted 05-28-2014 12:44 AM 1480 views 0 times favorited 17 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-28-2014 12:44 AM

Well after a long 8 weeks it finally here.StingerIII arrived last friday and made my first cuts on saturday morning. with a kitchen case work job and a sign on sunday. we have been busy. I have to say the overall quality and workmanship on this machine is outstanding.also i really like wyncnc as the control software.

-- nelson woodcrafters


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#1 posted 05-28-2014 12:48 AM

sorry about the order of the pictures

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#2 posted 05-28-2014 02:37 AM

Congratulations. That is awesome. I am looking forward to hearing more about your CNC experience with the Stinger III.

-- Jerry Nettrour, San Antonio, www.topqualitycabinets.net

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#3 posted 05-28-2014 03:12 AM

Do those Stingers have the option for tool changers?

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#4 posted 05-28-2014 02:34 PM

thanks jerry ill keep you posted

stingers dont have that option yet, but i heard that they might in the near future that they might have a four tool ride along carousel

mine has the x3 option 1 spindle and two routers thats perfect for me, as my toolpaths rairly have more than 3 bit changes

-- nelson woodcrafters

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#5 posted 05-28-2014 07:02 PM

Congratulations on your CNC router. I thought the first picture was the room. That’s a pretty good packing crate.

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#6 posted 05-28-2014 11:35 PM

I have been eyeing up the Camaster’s for a while – this dosn’t help any…

Good luck!

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#7 posted 05-29-2014 02:34 AM

Gotta say after a week of cutting on this machine I’m more than happy. For starters the hurricane vac system although a bit loud really holds sheet goods and other material well. The x3 option is well worth the investment, just in time saved by not having to change bits, On my other machine I talked myself into changing bits wasn’t that big of a deal but after not having to do it I couldn’t go back to a single spindle. I have not ventured into the lathe work yet but very soon.

-- nelson woodcrafters

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#8 posted 05-29-2014 02:56 AM

Awesome Dan, I am excited for you. I just sold 240 LF of frameless cabinetry, maybe I will send you my cutlist :)

-- Jerry Nettrour, San Antonio, www.topqualitycabinets.net

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#9 posted 05-30-2014 01:17 AM

Jerry we can ship

-- nelson woodcrafters

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#10 posted 05-30-2014 02:49 AM

Wow….. What a beaut! Good to hear it’s running and making sawdust… Got pix of any projects yet?

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#11 posted 05-30-2014 05:56 AM

That is a really an awesome machine!
I hope it serves you well!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#12 posted 05-30-2014 08:58 AM

That is super cool! That is a mondo a axis there. Some serious turning is gonna happen, I suspect.
Congrats. I’ll bet it feels just like Christmas morning unpacking that machine.
It brings back memories :-)

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#13 posted 05-31-2014 04:56 PM

I don’t think I could justify it for a hobby shop.

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#14 posted 06-01-2014 01:47 PM

Mr Ron I’m confused,” hobby shop” is a reference to your set up ? We do this for a living.

-- nelson woodcrafters

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#15 posted 07-25-2014 02:53 AM

Would love an update on how happy your with the CAMaster and how your doing with the software…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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