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by neilferreri
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 7552

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

Hey guys,
I'm in Dublin also. I've had a SO3 for a few years and upgraded to the XL a couple years ago.
I'm pretty active in the C3D forum, but, to be honest, I have barely looked at this one.
Neil
by neilferreri
Mon Nov 07, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Shapeoko 3 XL upgrade --- Some thoughts
Replies: 22
Views: 10022

Re: Shapeoko 3 XL upgrade --- Some thoughts

Thanks for the tips! How did you attach the PVC to the MDF wasteboard? Done. http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/images/thumb/8/83/Wfa_so3_xl_t-track_pvc_workholding_tools.jpg/800px-Wfa_so3_xl_t-track_pvc_workholding_tools.jpg Pretty much all the tools I used (except for saw, miter box, clamps, and a few o...
by neilferreri
Sun Dec 13, 2015 2:21 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Controller holes tapped at wrong size
Replies: 11
Views: 1993

Re: Controller holes tapped at wrong size

Finally got around to assembling mine, and I am having the same issue.
Anyone have a solution?
Try a bigger screw?
Thanks
by neilferreri
Fri Dec 11, 2015 5:11 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: How tight should v-wheels be?
Replies: 3
Views: 1418

Re: How tight should v-wheels be?

Thanks...that makes it pretty clear. There's a lot more fine tuning than you'd gather from the "install vs. engaged" diagrams.
by neilferreri
Fri Dec 11, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: How tight should v-wheels be?
Replies: 3
Views: 1418

How tight should v-wheels be?

Just started assembling my SO3, and I have a question about the eccentric nuts and the v-wheels on the Y-axis. It says the gantry should move freely, without binding, grinding, etc. When I tighten down the eccentric nuts at the bottom of the Y rails, it gets pretty tight. I would say it moves "smoot...