ShopSabre CNC

ShopSabre CNC FAQs

Tool Loaded Incorrectly / Spindle Stuck on ATC Tool Fork
So the spindle is stuck while tool changing. Most likely you've incorrectly loaded the tool into the fork ABOVE where it should be. Hopefully, it just e...
Mon, 13 Feb, 2023 at 1:15 PM
Recover ShopSabre CNC From a Crash
Hold up. How big of a crash. Are things dangling? Is power spewing? Immediately turn off the power at the breaker (by the garage door). If it was minor ...
Sat, 2 Jul, 2022 at 9:34 AM
Shopsabre PRO 408 Maintenance
Google Doc   Lubrication 50-60 hrs runtime. 12 linear slides, 4 ball nuts. Time: 15 minutes Purge air in Grease Gun (if no...
Tue, 29 Sep, 2020 at 12:02 PM
Crazy numbers in WinCNC readout
If you happen to shut down WinCNC in a weird way, sometimes the controller won't save the "last units" in which case it defaults to MM. Th...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2020 at 7:56 PM
Surfacing ShopSabre CNC Router Spoil-board Guide
Spoilboard Surfacing Preflight No ATC for Flycutter T1: CMT 2.375"ø 3-wing Surfacer Manual Tool Insertion T1 (use L110 T1 to correct current WinCNC...
Wed, 2 Nov, 2022 at 1:03 PM
ShopSabre PRO 408 won't home with Z error
If the Z won't home on the SS 408, it could be for a few reasons. Diagnose Alarm meaning:  Search for code in Mitusbishi Alarms to match to Alarms o...
Tue, 6 Apr, 2021 at 6:04 PM
Multiple Work Coordinate Systems in WinCNC
It seems it is possible to use multiple WCS in WinCNC for the ShopSabre Router. Temporary Guide (To be Replaced by a Better Guide)
Fri, 30 Jul, 2021 at 8:08 AM
Using G5.1 for WinCNC to enter Values as Macros
Chris research: I tested the G5.1 option in WinCNC and it works. It pops up a dialog box with a text entry field. The value is stored in one of 10 register...
Fri, 22 Oct, 2021 at 12:42 PM
Tramming ShopSabre CNC Router Spindle
If the spindle on ShopSabre is cutting with uneven or misaligned step-overs - especially noticeable when surfacing spoil-board, it is likely time to tram th...
Thu, 14 Sep, 2023 at 1:23 PM
ShopSabre WinCNC G-Code Macro Cheat Sheet
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Thu, 12 Jan, 2023 at 2:29 PM