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Charles Andrews
25-09-2018, 11:27 PM
Ok guys

Its that famous request that seems to get no answers from Boxford.
I own a Boxford Duet and know it works. Im struggling to get software and the machine working. Any helpful suggestions will be gratefully recurved

Thank you

cosmonat
05-08-2019, 11:16 PM
do you want to sell it?

Charles Andrews
06-08-2019, 12:26 AM
Hi
My Boxford has now been rebuilt mechanically and electronically (by Routout CNC) and now runs Mach 3. Alas I still have not got around to doing more than looking at it and playing with it occasionally. Truth is I cant get my head around G-Code and programming it to do my simple requirements. Ive posted in many places offering to pay for somebody to write my simple g-code script but been messed around with plenty of promises but no takers. Im not looking to sell it but like most things in life, the right offer would probably purchase it. Thanks for your enquiries

magicniner
07-08-2019, 02:15 PM
Truth is I can’t get my head around G-Code and programming it to do my simple requirements.

Someone has sold you a pup by convincing you that you need to learn G-Code before you can make things, I was initially under that impression but I subsequently found that for most things it's a "Nice to Have" and not a necessity.

driftspin
07-08-2019, 09:03 PM
Hi
My Boxford has now been rebuilt mechanically and electronically (by Routout CNC) and now runs Mach 3. Alas I still have not got around to doing more than looking at it and playing with it occasionally. Truth is I cant get my head around G-Code and programming it to do my simple requirements. Ive posted in many places offering to pay for somebody to write my simple g-code script but been messed around with plenty of promises but no takers. Im not looking to sell it but like most things in life, the right offer would probably purchase it. Thanks for your enquiriesI was competely blue on cnc but after doing some testing i was able to make my first work piece.

still 0 knowledge on g code.

Just make sure you start by making simple shapes in forgiving materials like mdf.

What cad program do you use?

F360 has great youtube tutorials on all steps of the proces up to generating the gcode files fit for your controller.

Starting was hard for me and still lots to learn, but like always, as you make progress, the rewards are worth it.

Grtz Bert.


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cosmonat
17-08-2019, 01:52 PM
Would have really appreciated if it had the original electronics so that I can use the boxford software for it. How much are you looking for?