View Full Version : NEW MEMBER: I am new and havent a clue

01-09-2010, 10:53 PM
Just saying hello.

Competant in manual lathes and millers, cnc gave a wide birth for decades but need for repetitive boring stuff.

02-09-2010, 10:48 AM
Hi Jonny and welcome to the site. Plenty of help and info here to get you up to speed quickly... ask away in the appropriate forum...

Robin Hewitt
02-09-2010, 12:01 PM
repetitive boring stuff.

That's what women are for :rofl:

If you can turn, mill and are willing to butcher your machinery then CNC will not be a problem for you.

CNC is a liberation. When curves become just as easy as straight lines, you output suddenly starts to look prettier.

02-09-2010, 07:40 PM
Thanks Irvin, Robin, do i know you:naughty: CB625?

I have just bought a small Boxford 125TCL in need of updating. Which sections appropriate?

No problem writing in basic i have a nice Casio calculator still from 1984. Ok on the Apple 2E but forget the Atari ST.

Robin Hewitt
02-09-2010, 07:49 PM
Robin, do i know you:naughty: CB625?

Which one have you got, Mk4? :beer:

02-09-2010, 08:02 PM
Small world Robin we have met think it was 1998 Weston Park, Combro in development stage.
Got two Mark4's both need to go back to you.

02-09-2010, 08:33 PM
I also converted my 125TCL some years ago, these photo’s give some idea what needs to be done if you are going to control it from a PC I, use Mach3, unfortunately I don’t have any of it finished, if it would help you I will open it up at the weekend and take some more.