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  1. Re: Build Thread - BV20L 9x22 Lathe CNC Conversion

    Here is some of the CNC Hardware that I may or may not use.

    Still need to decide on the motors, The motor I have in the photo I was planning to use for the Z. It is a Nema23 or 24? How to I work...
  2. Re: Build Thread - BV20L 9x22 Lathe CNC Conversion

    So before I pull this apart again to CNC, I thought it would be a good idea to do a quick test cut to ensure there wasn't any issues with spindle bearings.

    I fitted a new 3 jaw chuck and had to...
  3. Re: Build Thread - BV20L 9x22 Lathe CNC Conversion

    The hinged mechanism could work, though I am trying to minimise the amount of footprint the lathe takes up, maybe a ratchet/pawl style tensoner or even gear driven high/low.

    I'll leave it the way...
  4. Re: Build Thread - BV20L 9x22 Lathe CNC Conversion

    Nothing really wrong with them. Though the way it is setup now there is only 1 speed as only 1 of the grooves on the 3 step spindle pulley lines up with the motor pulley.

    That is easy enough to...
  5. Re: Build Thread - BV20L 9x22 Lathe CNC Conversion

    Yeah will defiantly go with the two speed (High/Low) just need to work out what size pulleys to use.

    Yesterday I wired up the VFD and had the spindle running, because that original tensioner I had...
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