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by deezee
Sun Nov 09, 2014 11:20 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: No lights, no movement, no fun
Replies: 5
Views: 1303

Re: No lights, no movement, no fun

What are you using to talk to the machine? I assume its the Universal gcode sender? Or is the arduino not even showing up when connecting the usb to the arduino? You can take the gshield off and try getting the arduino to talk to the pc, test the basics before playing with the motors and 24v supply.
by deezee
Wed Nov 05, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Melting Acrylic during engraving
Replies: 6
Views: 1891

Re: Melting Acrylic during engraving

Thanks guys. I've slowed it down a little and put in 2 passes. That seems to have cleared a lot of the build up. Its all experience hey!
by deezee
Wed Nov 05, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Melting Acrylic during engraving
Replies: 6
Views: 1891

Melting Acrylic during engraving

So I'm just having a play with the stock machine until some other parts turn up (chinese quiet spindle etc) so I'm using the generic dremal that comes with the kit. I have a V Bit I'd like to engrave with on acrylic, but during a little test it just leaves melted material is the cut groove (400mm/mi...
by deezee
Tue Nov 04, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Can't screw wasteboard into extrusions
Replies: 20
Views: 3726

Re: Can't screw wasteboard into extrusions

Just got my Kit and been busy assembling it. I also had the problem of the M5x12 bolts being far too short to go through. I went out and bought some and cut them down to 14mm, which worked fine.
by deezee
Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:36 pm
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: Where to buy 3mm/ 3.2mm end mills in UK
Replies: 5
Views: 2079

Re: Where to buy 3mm/ 3.2mm end mills in UK

I just got some bits from Sorotec in Germany (website has button for English language). Shipping was £7, but i did get a mini bag of haribo and storage case with the order. Shipping was about 2-3 days.