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by Rubes
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Threaded Table creation
Replies: 38
Views: 674

Re: Threaded Table creation

I would agree that T-nuts from the back side make more sense.
I'm going aluminum table on mine...but I guess on an XL that might be quite a $$$$$ chunk of aluminum. :shock:
by Rubes
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Threaded Table creation
Replies: 38
Views: 674

Re: Threaded Table creation

jlangemak wrote:... if I came in from the back I'd probably want the threads to be inverse.
Am I missing something big here? Thanks!
Your over thinking!!
Threads are the same if the insert goes in front or back. Do you have to put a nut on a bolt in a specific direction??? ;)
by Rubes
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: -=[SOLD]=- shapeoko 3
Replies: 5
Views: 879

Re: for sale: shapeoko 3 Al bed with built in vise, SF bay a

I like that vise idea...pretty clever.
by Rubes
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Can I reverse the Gantry for more travel over the bed?
Replies: 5
Views: 883

Re: Can I reverse the Gantry for more travel over the bed?

Sounds like a plan. But like you said...you spent alot of money on the damn thing...just play with it the way it is for awhile :D As I was assembling mine, I too started thinking of all the "improvemts" I was going to make...took me a week of screwing around and planning (all the while not finishing...
by Rubes
Sat Mar 12, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Can I reverse the Gantry for more travel over the bed?
Replies: 5
Views: 883

Re: Can I reverse the Gantry for more travel over the bed?

Did you notice if you do that and put the spindle between the steppers...you loose maybe 4 inches of X??
by Rubes
Wed Feb 10, 2016 2:14 am
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Problem with ramps and lead in Fusion.
Replies: 11
Views: 1132

Re: Problem with ramps and lead in Fusion.

I have a similar problem. I used F360 to create a pocket with 2d adaptive clearing. It creates a circular spiral down that works great, but once down at the level, the "smooth sweeping arcs" that the adaptive clearing are supposed to be sound like what you are saying, and it slows to less than a cra...