Retrofit old Or buy New?

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15 Aug 2019 16:30 - 15 Aug 2019 16:30 #142249 by andypugh
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thefabricator03 wrote:

www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/henderson/miscel...-cnc-mill/1221157213


Second one is a great find!


Imagine my surprise to accidentally find the Butler factory when visiting my sister:
goo.gl/maps/cCU6eysLKbuh1u4M8

www.asquithbutler.com/index.php/products/asquith-butler/starcut
Maybe I should try to persuade them to offer a LinuxCNC option.
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15 Aug 2019 21:35 #142287 by rodw
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andypugh wrote: One thing that LinuxCNC can't do well but that some other controls can do is cut simultaneous toolpaths with two spindles. This is more often a requirement on lathes,


Andy, is that something that could be fixed with an application specific task module?
It seem to me there is a whole new world out there for LInuxcnc if task and iocontrol drivers were exploited.

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15 Aug 2019 22:30 #142293 by andypugh
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rodw wrote:

andypugh wrote: One thing that LinuxCNC can't do well but that some other controls can do is cut simultaneous toolpaths with two spindles.

Andy, is that something that could be fixed with an application specific task module?


I suspect not (but don't know)

I think that it needs two motion queues.
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15 Aug 2019 23:42 #142296 by Todd Zuercher
Wasn't Machinekit working on something like that at some point? Don't know if they got anywhere.
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