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by Cattmy
Fri Jul 17, 2015 10:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Lead Screw Not Going Expected Distance
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Re: Lead Screw Not Going Expected Distance

Looks like it was measurement error. Tried again and it worked well. Is a backlash of 3.2 thou normal for these smaller lead (M8) lead screws with non anti-backlash screws. Is there anyway I can make this better on my machine without upgrading the nut? Are there any CAM scripts that can compensate f...
by Cattmy
Fri Jul 17, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Lead Screw Not Going Expected Distance
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Lead Screw Not Going Expected Distance

I got my hands on an indicator from Little Machine Shop to find out how much backlash my new lead screw machine has. To my surprise, when I sent a command through Chilipeppr for the X axis to go 0.01", it only went ~0.0088". I have 8mm/rev lead screws and have my TinyG set accordingly. My machine is...
by Cattmy
Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:55 am
Forum: tinyG
Topic: Scaling Error
Replies: 1
Views: 874

Scaling Error

Hi, I picked up my TinyG this morning and got it set up with Chilipeppr with no trouble. To test my machine I'm using a sharpie to plot some text. The problem is Chilipepr says it will be about 61.09mm wide but it plots it so it is about 241mm, approximately 4x scale. I'm not sure if this is a Chili...
by Cattmy
Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:07 am
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Grbl Controller 3.0 released
Replies: 58
Views: 23492

Re: Grbl Controller 3.0 released

Running this on a rPi would be awesome. I will definitely try this on mine when it comes in.
by Cattmy
Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:54 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kit vs. Individual Parts for Large Shapeoko
Replies: 9
Views: 1281

Re: Kit vs. Individual Parts for Large Shapeoko

Thanks all! I did an excel sheet and it seems more expensive to source each part individually than the kit.
by Cattmy
Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Upgrade Parts!
Replies: 194
Views: 51142

Re: Upgrade Parts!

When will these be back in stock?
by Cattmy
Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kit vs. Individual Parts for Large Shapeoko
Replies: 9
Views: 1281

Re: Kit vs. Individual Parts for Large Shapeoko

Thanks for the chart Lev. I will do more research.

EDIT: How will i be able to get a z-axis motor mount?
by Cattmy
Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kit vs. Individual Parts for Large Shapeoko
Replies: 9
Views: 1281

Re: Kit vs. Individual Parts for Large Shapeoko

Levlandau, if you don't mind, how much was your materials? Was it under $225?
by Cattmy
Fri Dec 28, 2012 7:38 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Azteeg G1 All-in-one CNC Controller
Replies: 31
Views: 8442

Re: Azteeg G1 All-in-one CNC Controller

On the website it says preorder, but it seems people are ordering them. Which is correct? How long until it it back in stock?
by Cattmy
Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:04 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Kit vs. Individual Parts for Large Shapeoko
Replies: 9
Views: 1281

Kit vs. Individual Parts for Large Shapeoko

I'm looking to build a slightly larger Shapeoko (40mmx800mm) than whats provided in the kits. Is it cheaper to buy the kit and the extra Makerslide, or buying each part individuality?

Thanks in advance!