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    Hmm,webpage, forum and posted links don't work.:(...

    Hmm,webpage, forum and posted links don't work.:(

    Looked interesting, anyone get the updated free plans that they can forward?
  2. Good point Gerry. I guess what I'm trying to...

    Good point Gerry.

    I guess what I'm trying to do here is to make sure that all my assumptions are correct before deciding what I "think" I want to have built. Then move on to the "here's what I...
  3. Thanks much guys. George, can I assume then...

    Thanks much guys.

    George, can I assume then that if I do want to maximize precision without having to go to gear motors or belt drives that I can specify a lower lead angle ballscrew?

    However,...
  4. Low Lead Angle BallScrew, GearMotor or Belt Drive?

    Newbie Question: Does using a low lead angle ballscrew accomplish the same thing as using geared stepper motors in terms of higher precision/accuracy? It would seem to be less expensive and introduce...
  5. Shopbot Buddy 32 Sold

    Sorry everyone, I'd not been following the forum for some time. The smaller Shopbot is sold. Thanks for the interest.
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    You might want to also check out and compare to...

    You might want to also check out and compare to MachineToolWarehouse in Cambridge, ON. GrizzlyTools also ships to Canada now. I was not at all pleased with the tech support or warranty support I got...
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    Patriot VFD Update

    Hello GunPilot,
    Just wondering why your thread has stopped. Hope things have worked out well. How would you rate it now on a scale of 1 to 10? Any issues I should be aware of as a potential buyer?
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    Is the Patriot VFD Head/Quill Better?

    Thanks much Sharpshooter90. That's exactly the info I was looking for so very helpful. -Gerry
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    IS THE PATRIOT VFD HEAD/QUILL BETTER?

    Can't seem to figure out how to delete this double post - sorry.
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    IS THE PATRIOT VFD HEAD/QUILL BETTER?

    I'm considering a 2010 Shoptask VFD Patriot but wondering it the milling function suffers from the same design limitations as the other 3-in-1's? More specifically, I'm referring to the significant...
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    BUMP

    BUMP
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    Anyone Selling a CNC Hobby Shop Setup?

    Hi, anyone selling a Mach3 based CNC hobby scale mill and lathe or even a complete hobby shop setup? I'm not interested in old technology or worn out production clunkers thanks, just current...
  13. Tested/Locked-Down Set of Plans

    Is anyone aware of a tested, locked-down and well detailed set of plans and instructions available to build a mill and/or lathe and/or combo machine. Preferably somewhat larger and more rigid than...
  14. Router No Longer Available For Trade or Sale

    I'm can't seem to find any way to remove this thread so please note that the Shopbot router is no longer available for trade or sale. Thanks to those who responded. - Gerry
  15. Shopbot Buddy

    Hi Roger,

    I've just added Aspire although I've not loaded it yet. I can't figure out how to do it here so can you send me your email so I can send you the updated info and price? Mine is gvowles...
  16. Sell Your CNC setup or Trade Against a Shopbot?

    Hi all. Anyone looking to sell a complete benchtop CNC lathe and mill setup in excellent condition and preferably well equipped?

    I'd also consider taking a setup as partial trade against my nearly...
  17. CNC Router, Virtually New Shopbot BT32 in Canada - Save Over $4000

    Shopbot Buddy BT-32 Standard model in virtually new condition with probably less than 30 hours usage and well over one year still on its warranty. The warranty on the machine and the software are...
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    Axial Play

    Isn't axial play exactly what was brought up by the author of this thread :confused:

    I'd like to know what it is and how it differs too, if that's okay.
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    They're Charging for What They Never Shipped

    They shipped it incomplete and now they're charging you for them!!! Guess I'd better reconsider:eek::eek:
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    DM4 Mill

    Hi Chris,

    In my case I was never able to come up with anything much so I finally decided to just replace the controls and steppers with current technology. I recently purchased a used Xylotex pkg...
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    12" of Z

    With a 12" Z axis aren't you concerned about losing a great deal of accuracy? There are some huge moments of force there to contend with. Even industrial machines seldom venture into that...
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    Shopbot & Vectric

    Hi, Have you checked out Shopbot? They're now bundling Vectric design software? Sounds very much like what you're looking for. Gerry
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    A VERY wise decision, and I'm a plastics guy.

    A VERY wise decision, and I'm a plastics guy.
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    Seems You're giving Up a Lot

    Please don't mistake this for rudeness or such, it's not meant to be at all, I'm very impressed with the quality of your work, however:

    I'm thinking that you don't actually have any Z travel to...
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    Is the Z carriage not mis-mounted?

    [QUOTE=GlacialWanderer;484946]I don't see the z travel issue as a really big issue like others are... It is something I might refine in the future, but I really think this will limit my z travel. ???...
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