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by mrtofu
Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: Choosing router for steel rule die board application
Replies: 14
Views: 3955

Re: Choosing router for steel rule die board application

In this case, do you guys have any recommendations for a system that has the rigidity/precision i would need? I've googled a lot but i either see DIY or 10-20K commercial ones.

Thanks again!
by mrtofu
Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:44 am
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: Choosing router for steel rule die board application
Replies: 14
Views: 3955

Re: Choosing router for steel rule die board application

John: Thanks a lot for all that useful information. This is pretty much what i got from you guys when i contacted you. This pretty much helps the case that the key thing, since i'm planning on using precisebits's collets and 2 point bit made for this task, is the machine rigidity. I would love to kn...
by mrtofu
Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: Choosing router for steel rule die board application
Replies: 14
Views: 3955

Re: Choosing router for steel rule die board application

Thanks for the input!. Well, i also messaged improbableconstruct to see if he could make me the mount for the dwp611, and his opinion is that the shapeoko2 is not really made for this kind of application, and that he's very worried about the makerslide rigidity with the added weight and load. But sa...
by mrtofu
Wed Dec 18, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: Choosing router for steel rule die board application
Replies: 14
Views: 3955

Re: Choosing router for steel rule die board application

Great, the only thing i'm lacking is the the mount for the DPW-611. Is there any mount available that could work?
by mrtofu
Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: Choosing router for steel rule die board application
Replies: 14
Views: 3955

Re: Choosing router for steel rule die board application

Well, first things first: I don't know personally anyone that uses a cnc router for this (only laser), but Ron from precisebits tells me they have a lot of customers that do have. His recommendations were to build a cnc that was made of aluminium or better (not wood) so it was sturdy, and the other ...
by mrtofu
Wed Dec 18, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: Choosing router for steel rule die board application
Replies: 14
Views: 3955

Choosing router for steel rule die board application

HI! I've been asking around a lot, because i'm about to buy my first CNC and it's probably gonna be the shapeoko 2. I need to build a system that allows me to make steel rule die boards. For this purpose, i plan on using precisebits's end mills, since they make a series specially for kerf cutting (0...