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 on: December 06, 2017, 06:03:59 PM 
Started by Slumley1 - Last post by Hugh_Moncus
yes, probing anodized or composite material can cause problems.  The options are: 1. remove anodizing in the probe location, 2. use copper tape between the probe location and the probe wire contact, 3. use the "probe-and-switch" hack which works well for code that does not re-probe. (I have never tested any of these methods, but have heard them recommended)

Here is the copper tape that was mentioned to me:

 on: December 06, 2017, 07:09:40 AM 
Started by Slumley1 - Last post by Jefe

For anyone else that has a similar issue, it was a voltage issue due to it being anodized

Thank you for the follow up and welcome to the forum. I personally wouldn't be able to help much with the Ghost Gunner as I don't have one myself. I like the concept but it's too rich for my blood. Seems a bit fussy too. I wouldn't have thought anodized/raw would have any effect on the machining. That's interesting.

 on: December 04, 2017, 09:29:17 PM 
Started by Slumley1 - Last post by Slumley1

For anyone else that has a similar issue, it was a voltage issue due to it being anodized

 on: December 03, 2017, 05:36:37 PM 
Started by Slumley1 - Last post by Slumley1
Hi! I have my GG set up and have messed up the first two 80% lowers. It is machining the spot on the edge of the trigger well where the bolt catch hooks on to. Itís done this on my first two tries. Is it a coding issue?

 on: November 28, 2017, 11:54:04 AM 
Started by DamMan - Last post by Hugh_Moncus
If you are starting with a mil-spec AR15 lower, you should be good to go.  If you are going to attempt a 308 lower, you will need jigs to fit the specific brand of 308 lower you have and you will need to have a 308 lower with the rear takedown pocket already milled.

The .308 jig set sold by Defense Distributed fits "DPMS pattern" lower receivers, like the one they now sell by :

I purchased one of each available jig set, and have yet to receive the 1911 jig set or *.dd file.  I will call them later today to ask about their lead times.


 on: November 28, 2017, 11:10:46 AM 
Started by Capt Ret - Last post by Hugh_Moncus
Any info on code for the ghost gunner would be awesome! I got one just to learn a little about cnc on a budget, but they have more or less dissappeared as far as customer response to any code other than the basic AR-15 build. I am hopeful that I can program to engrave and even skeletonize, but need pointed in the right direction.

Hello!  Sorry I am so late to the discussion.  Apart from being a recent purchaser of the GG2, I am also: employed in software support by day, a novice gunsmith by night, a Federal Firearm Licensee (07-Manufacturing) and an all around puzzle solver.

I am interested in the GG2 because it is the right size for my home shop and has a nice long spindle for deep pocket work.  I hope this forum will be a good place to learn/share GG2 specific information (within the legal limits of course).

First tidbit is the new link DD has in their FAQ section, pointing to a site that sells code packages, of several designs, tailored for the GG2:

W Inceptions

I plan to purchase many of the designs to offer my customers, as well as the serialization package for any manufacturing I plan to do in the future.

I am currently in the process of teaching myself Grbl in the hope of being able to craft my own *.dd files for custom engraving designs.  So far I am still reading the Operators Manual while perusing the code included in the thumb drive, but I will post any insights I find.

Anyone else get to the point of picking a CAM program?  I may be able to get a recommendation fro W Inceptions when I call them later this week.


 on: November 24, 2017, 06:09:32 AM 
Started by Jefe - Last post by Jefe
Use code BF1710

5D Tactical very recently came out with a new version of their own router jig.


 on: November 24, 2017, 06:08:18 AM 
Started by Jefe - Last post by Jefe
Use code Black17

A great time to pick up the new Easy Jig gen2


 on: September 26, 2017, 12:03:25 PM 
Started by Jefe - Last post by Jefe

 on: September 04, 2017, 09:37:16 AM 
Started by Jefe - Last post by Jefe
80% Arms - 10% off sitewide through Wednesday using code "labor10"


Modulus Arms - Heavy Duty Jig $170


5D Tactical - free 5/16" end mill with purchase of universal jig.



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