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by LouisV
Tue Aug 11, 2015 10:46 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Project Shapeoko HD
Replies: 305
Views: 90889

Re: Project Shapeoko HD

samc99us wrote:Any updates on this? Anyone getting kits?
Well, first batch of Kickstarter early bird kits should be shipping later this month. Swing on over to the Routakit forums for more info.
by LouisV
Tue May 26, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Project Shapeoko HD
Replies: 305
Views: 90889

Re: Project Shapeoko HD

I was wondering the source for the 16mm ballscrew and the steel v-rail? I think those were the only two things I couldn't find, the rest is pretty straightforward or was already covered I have enough set aside to start purchasing parts to build a Routakit HD. I posted a couple pages back wondering ...
by LouisV
Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Project Shapeoko HD
Replies: 305
Views: 90889

Re: Project Shapeoko HD

Elie wrote:Good ! I like USPS !
UPS and FedEx, for me, are big problems.
Awesome, so I guess that works out. :) I've had many problems with UPS in the past so I try to stick USPS when I ship items out.
by LouisV
Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Project Shapeoko HD
Replies: 305
Views: 90889

Re: Project Shapeoko HD

Elie wrote:For shipping to Canada, do you use USPS ?
Yes we USPS when shipping to Canada. If you prefer a different shipping carrier we can try to accommodate you if possible.
by LouisV
Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:32 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Project Shapeoko HD
Replies: 305
Views: 90889

Re: Project Shapeoko HD

Hey everyone, My good friend and co-creator Josh Alltop made a post on reddit to do a little bit of Q&A. Not that many of you here will probably need it if you've been following my thread but it's there for anyone to read and make a post. We're doing pretty well in our campaign so far and we're exci...
by LouisV
Sat Apr 18, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Project Shapeoko HD
Replies: 305
Views: 90889

Re: Project Shapeoko HD

Thank Louis. Example model/Brand 1.5 kw ? Do you sold this spindle ? I am form Canada,Quebec. Hello Elie, Here are a couple of examples. http://www.aliexpress.com/item/1-5kw-Air-Cooled-Spindle-1-5kw-220V-ER11-65mm-Spindle-Motor-1-5KW-220V-HY/2048070277.html http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Hot-sale-1...
by LouisV
Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Project Shapeoko HD
Replies: 305
Views: 90889

Re: Project Shapeoko HD

what model router you recommend for Routakit HD ? I like full kit HD. Thanks for your interest. :) The smallest spindle that I recommend for the HD would be a 1.5kw, though a 2.2kw or 3.0kw spindle is recommended to get the most out of the machine. Our HD is currently using a 3.0kw spindle with gre...
by LouisV
Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Project Shapeoko HD
Replies: 305
Views: 90889

Re: Project Shapeoko HD

Hey everyone! We reached our goal and we're currently 115% funded. :) We still have 3 weeks left so hopefully we blow past our goal. I'd like to thank this community for fostering growth, new ideas, and innovation. This project wouldn't even exist without this forum and you guys have motivated me to...
by LouisV
Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:38 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Gryphon CNC extrusion
Replies: 30
Views: 10795

Re: Gryphon CNC extrusion

Just my two cents but CNC Mogul and Gryphon must be owned by the same guy or at the very least both companies are working together. I say this because their machines are identical other than being different colors. CNC Mogul is not an open source machine, so it begs the question how the other compan...
by LouisV
Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:53 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Project Shapeoko HD
Replies: 305
Views: 90889

Re: Project Shapeoko HD

We're off to a great start. 39% funded on our first day, we're even a "staff pick" from Kickstarter so I hope this means good things to come. Thanks for all the support everyone! :)