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by WillAdams
Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Spindles for the Shapeoko xxl
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Spindles for the Shapeoko xxl

You would need to get a larger spindle, list at: probably w/ an ER-20 collet. Have you looked into 8mm (5/16") tooling? It's a lot more rigid than 1/4" and a lot more affordable than the newer, larger, heavier tool which would probably want an HDZ.
by WillAdams
Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Help
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Re: Help

It could be that the belts are too tight, or it could be a problem with feeds and speeds.

by WillAdams
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: Chris Buildlog
Replies: 27
Views: 10198

Re: Chris Buildlog

Welcome back!

Using the Systainers is delightful!

Looking forward to seeing what else you'll make. You'll love the Makita --- it (like the Carbide Compact Router) is the best value in a trim router as spindle.
by WillAdams
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: "For Sale" Issue
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: "For Sale" Issue

It's not common, but it happens every so often when we approve folks --- we'll get them all cleaned up presently. Thanks for the report and letting us know about this.
by WillAdams
Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Alpha character inlay
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: Alpha character inlay

The Advanced V carving feature is present in the free version --- no added expense. We're also giving away a free 1yr. of Pro: You need a BitSetter, but it's possible to split the G-Code by editing it or using a utility or to...
by WillAdams
Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Custom bit setter
Replies: 1
Views: 195

Re: Custom bit setter

The Stepoko board on GitHub is substantively the same as the Shapeoko and that documentation ought to inform your efforts.
by WillAdams
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Carbide Motion upgrade from 3.0 to 5.0
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Re: Carbide Motion upgrade from 3.0 to 5.0

Upgrading from CM3 to CM5 requires:

- homing switches
- reflashing from Grbl 0.9 to 1.1
- a 64-bit computer if using Carbide 3D's reflashing tool

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