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by baudot
Sat Jun 25, 2016 2:06 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: First cut
Replies: 13
Views: 2110

Re: First cut

I dont think this is your only problem, but what are your feed and depth settings. For this file, I've slowed the feeds down to 1000 mm/min, and the cut depths are at most 1mm per pass. I started off going faster than that, with deeper passes, but the cuts got thrown inches off, especially on the X...
by baudot
Sat Jun 25, 2016 1:14 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: First cut
Replies: 13
Views: 2110

Re: First cut

I'm needing to do something more than just tightening the belts. I've tightened them as much as I feel safe doing, and while the cuts are visibly cleaner, both the problems are still present. http://thornhenge.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ShapeOkoCuts1to4.jpg I"ve also tried driving the router fro...
by baudot
Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: First cut
Replies: 13
Views: 2110

Re: First cut

Thanks for the links. That's.. a LOT of trials to try. I rather wish there was a flow-chart to narrow down which ones to do first, based on what was going wrong.

Not as if I had anything else planned for today, though. Tuning, here we go!
by baudot
Fri Jun 24, 2016 4:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: First cut
Replies: 13
Views: 2110

First cut

I made this tiny test CAM program... http://thornhenge.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/First-Test-CAM-Plan.jpg Sent it to this newly built ShapeOko 3... http://thornhenge.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ShapeOko-Setup-1.jpg And this was the results: http://thornhenge.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Bad...
by baudot
Thu Jun 23, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: Favorite facing mill bit?
Replies: 3
Views: 2250

Re: Favorite facing mill bit?

I shall count it a chance to test and improve how well trammed my rig is!
Thanks.
by baudot
Wed Jun 22, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: Favorite facing mill bit?
Replies: 3
Views: 2250

Favorite facing mill bit?

What's your favorite mill bit for that first facing pass?
by baudot
Fri Jun 03, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Shapeoko 3 - Assembly Instructions (preliminary)
Replies: 86
Views: 56985

Re: Shapeoko 3 - Assembly Instructions (preliminary)

Page 9 of the instructions conflicts with itself: The main body of the text says to attach the v-wheels with regular nuts. The summary box at the top right says to use eccentric nuts. Which should it be?

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