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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer0915 View Post
    Yeah I was cutting a circle out of 50% perf 304 with one today... 16 GA, no fun.
    Grinders are very unforgiving if you are careless. I was using a flapper disc briefly, did not worry about eye protection a mistake; caught a little piece in the eye blurry vision for 4 days and the light transistion when going outside caused instant headaches, I wont touch a grinder without a full face shield and thick gloves now!

    Eyesight is precious!

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    So it is coming UPS from Memphis! No logic in the logistics though. Memphis to Nashville, TN... Then north! Cincinnati! Then further north! Maumee, OH... So I live near Nashville NC! That is about the same distance as it is to Maumee, OH and it is just about as far from Maumee, OH to Nashville NC! 2X the distance! I mean they had quite a bit more time to get it to me... Like a week longer, this is crazy. That thing is not small and it is heavy. Go figure, I am not complaining but it is not logical.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer0915 View Post
    So it is coming UPS from Memphis! No logic in the logistics though. Memphis to Nashville, TN... Then north! Cincinnati! Then further north! Maumee, OH... So I live near Nashville NC! That is about the same distance as it is to Maumee, OH and it is just about as far from Maumee, OH to Nashville NC! 2X the distance! I mean they had quite a bit more time to get it to me... Like a week longer, this is crazy. That thing is not small and it is heavy. Go figure, I am not complaining but it is not logical.
    Show us what you do with it! No destroying the world, though!

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    Calibration test run with software.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer0915 View Post
    Calibration test run with software.
    Seems to work fine, have fun with your new toy. Looking forward to project updates. Is this for hobby or profit or both?

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    It was bought for neither.

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    Seems to work fine, have fun with your new toy. Looking forward to project updates. Is this for hobby or profit or both?
    I bought it to do custom work on kitchen cabinet doors and glass. It will (hopefully) make me some money. I want some ideas beyond SS tumbler engraving/etching and model RR stuff.

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    Does great on glass. I just need to tweak the machine settings and the program:

    WP_20170312_18_12_18_Pro.jpg


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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer0915 View Post
    Does great on glass. I just need to tweak the machine settings and the program:

    Attachment 17480

    Pretty Awesome!

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    A little wood testing for power settings.

    WP_20170313_12_05_23_Pro.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer0915 View Post
    A little wood testing for power settings.

    Attachment 17483
    Works great, I wont ask what it cost!

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