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Mill | Router
« on: July 30, 2006, 03:57:49 PM »
Hi
The machine is getting close to completion. I upgraded the spindle to a R8 spindle from the LittleMachineShop. I have converted my Z axis to a servo and may change to servos on the other axes.  I have tried aluminium, brass, wood and cast iron with great results.  It seems like the project will never come to and end. I almost hope it doesn`t... its been too much fun.
Regards Barry


« Last Edit: November 10, 2006, 12:23:40 AM by ynneb »

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Re: Mill | Router
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2006, 12:25:32 AM »
Nice looking machine. Great work ;0
Re: Mill | Router
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2006, 09:30:31 PM »
Hi
Thanks for your reply. Its nice someone noticed. Thanks again, Ynneb 

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Re: Mill | Router
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2006, 04:25:13 AM »
Hey sorry I was planning on posting too. I looked at pictures on cnc zone or maybe your website, can't remember.

I have some questions about your short axis and the steel how did you machine the flat part? Did you find someone with a mill big enough to do it in one shot or did you do it in sections? The other question i had, how is it working out having one slide rail on the front and the other on the top, i was considering doing this on my version 2 mill. Oh yea what thickness steel tube did you use are you getting any flex?

Chad