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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Off topic for a moment. Some Banggood 25x50x75mm 123 blocks arrived yesterday, delivered in 2 weeks, total $35 . Seem OK, haven't got the micrometers out to measure but they seem parallel to each...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    I need to replace a Universal Joint on a drive shaft from a Quad Bike ATV. The original part has the U Joint staked in and Suzuki expect you to buy the whole thing. That would be fine if they were...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Used one of my fabricated Mill Angle Plates to set up a Suzuki Quadrunner Cylinder head that had 2 sheared off bolts that had attached the chain tensioner. Set with the keyway on the mill table, the...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Been out today and came across some more bits for my Mill.
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    My mill angle plates can be used as a Headstock and Tailstock. Or just some heavy bookends.

    https://youtu.be/NzYL_ZV6I7g
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    My Mill Angle Plates now have a keyway milled in the bases to align with my mill bed.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgIBwUGEJpI

    An Adaptive Clearing Tool Path was generated in Fusion 360 with...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    I have purchased a Hercus No.1 Tool and Cutter Grinder from a bloke in Wodonga Victoria. Getting it back to Adelaide was a logistical challenge 900km away. Was driving through Albury/Wodonga on route...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Finished up the restoration of my Dawn 5SP Vise. Got the paint colour completely wrong but otherwise the new soft jaws and the jaw alignment works great. I made a transfer punch from a 5/16 UNC bolt...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Fusion 360 CAD model showing Servo Motor Spindle mount and Mill Tee slot alignment key slot to be machined in half the Cube after Slit Sawing.
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Part 4 of my mill angle plate construction. All sides of the cube are face milled square and perpendicular. I have decided to use a slitting saw to halve the cube on a 30/60 degree cut to make the 2...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    My mild steel cube is 196 x 196 x 196 with a wall thickness of 12 mm. The TIG welds have been ground and polished flush with the plate surface. Due to the construction, each surface is very close to...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Part 3 of my Mill Angle Plate Project involves TIG welding. I worked out how to use a Slope Mode Sequence that improved as I experimented on day1 of my TIG experience. Please make suggestions as to...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    This steel cube has been drawn in Fusion 360 CAD and tool paths generated in CAM to run with the Mach3 that controls my CNC conversion to my Bridgeport clone mill. First time milling serious steel....
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    Re: Bridgeport Manual to CNC Conversion...

    I can not see the video I have posted above and others have gone the same way on my thread? Can anyone see it? What has gone wrong?
    Cheers John
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    Re: Bridgeport Manual to CNC Conversion...

    My conversion cutting steel plate shows the Z axis in action

    https://youtu.be/fVrYtKS9aeE
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    I have been restoring a Dawn 5SP Vise that has had a rough life on a Welding Bench

    https://youtu.be/_7fRHjbNKGs

    https://youtu.be/iywBoE95LdI
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Pictures of the bottom of the casting showing the Quill and Column bosses cleaned up.
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Faced the top of the drill press casting and run a 10mm ball end mill around the boss to get a 5mm fillet. Mounted the casting inverted on a pair of parallels and repeated the process on the bottom...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Making metal chips for the first time with 3 Axis operational. I have only cut plastic until now and it is time to test with cast iron. Just simple G-Code entered directly via the MDI on Mach3. Will...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    I have been watching youtube videos about using treadmill motors on small lathes, drill presses, belt sanders and bandsaws. I have sourced a few treadmills from hard rubbish and intend to have a go...
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    Re: Choosing a 3D Mill Cad/Cam

    What spread sheet do you use? MS Excel or Lotus 123 ? Unfortunately the big guys win eventually. Autodesk has bought about industry disruption and winning huge market share in the process.
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    Re: Choosing a 3D Mill Cad/Cam

    I'm a Fusion 360 fan. New to 3D model drawing so lots of good free tutorials to get started and then the same User interface to get the tool paths generated. Will become more popular than solid works...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    My wife and I have returned to South Australia to retire so looking at machine tooling while walking around farmers markets makes the outing bearable, especially when I'm lucky to find something of...
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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    Robert,

    That seems like plenty of torque and speed of quill will be fine.

    Notice in my videos that rapid movement of the quill over the full 100+ mm does not require high motor RPM.

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    Re: King Rich KRV-2000 Knee Mill CNC Conversion

    I have been asked by Robert and others about my Z axis Quill design and figured that my responses maybe of interest to other subscribers or casual followers. As the conversations have been via...
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