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  1. Re: started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    Going to try to get close loop steppers
  2. Re: started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    Those grease nipples are a bit of a laugh too. How do you expect to get a grease gun on the Z nut when it's fitted???. You want some elbow fittings and 4mm tubing so you can put the grease nipples on...
  3. Re: started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    Here are the ball screws I just received https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UYHzjYW7yg
  4. Re: started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    what size of OZ stepper motors should i go on the pm25mv?
  5. Re: started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    yea my Z is about .200 longer
  6. Re: started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    wow your doing a great job!
  7. Re: started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    hi brain, i just received my ball screws today can you do me a favor check your lengths on them and make sure there right and let me know? mind seem a bit long
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    when I gotten my pm25mv I wasn't too happy with their quality neither I complain about it little to Precision Matthews for the money I spent on it, I was expecting something little nicer. It’s a...
  9. Re: started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    I bought the same one 3 days ago! a week thats fast! let me ask i'm still waiting on a tracking number did chai provide one and what mail carrier did he use?
  10. Re: started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    hey brain,
    yes i when with FK/FF10 and 12 they have Angular contact bearings/ who did you buy your ballscrews from?
  11. Re: started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    you have a good point, this is a proven plans and why i did it this way, if i ever do this again i will purchased the components first
  12. started my cnc conversion for Precision Matthews PM-25MV Mill

    Hi,

    I started my cnc conversion, I machine all the mounts now I need to order my ball screws next, here is one of many video's i posted look at this one or all Thanks, please let me know or...
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    Re: PM25-MV CNC Conversion kit Help

    i have started my cnc conversion i made a few videos and more to come: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCGt8fY1hwM
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    Re: size of vise?

    wich one is better https://www.ebay.com/itm/TECHTONGDA-Various-Sizes-4-6inch-Milling-Machine-Vise-with-Base-or-without-Base/232867938985?var=532399075143 or...
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    size of vise?

    hi,
    what a good size of vise to use on pm25mv ?
    Any recommendations? Around $80
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    good tool holders to get ?

    Hi,
    what are some good tool holders to get for pm25mv? should i use collets to hold endmills or get endmill holders?
    Thanks
  17. Dave since you have both which one of the two do...

    Dave since you have both which one of the two do you like best?
  18. grizzly G0704 or the Precision Mattews PM-25MV

    Hi,
    I been researching bench top mills I've narrowed my choices down to the grizzly G0704 or the Precision Matthews PM-25MV. They are very similar mill. Precision Matthews PM-25MV with stand...
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    Re: Mill or router

    you are right
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    I was looking at them to I like them not sure...

    I was looking at them to I like them not sure where you came up $200 more I think there listed for$2,299
    And G0704 is 1,450
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    Re: Mill or router

    good point not much bigger then "6x"6 this it why i think a mill would be more versatile cut wood and metal and more tools can be used
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    Re: Mill or router

    thanks for reply, i would be milling wood for sure, and if needed i was thinking if i ever needed to cut metal i could and it would have a wider range of tools i could use in a mill
    maybe i'm...
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    Mill or router

    this year we have a new COO at work* and he stop all government jobs he will not let anybody do any more side jobs.* I'm loosing sleep currently looking for a machine for my home I not sure what to...
  24. Thread: Neen advice

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    Re: Neen advice

    bump
  25. Re: Which of these CNC 3020 machines is "most recent"? Any experience here?

    thinking about the shapeoko 3 i want to make sure on my purchase, the china machines i'm not sure of
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