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by tim614
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6649

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

As you can see in the kit It comes with a VFD controller and you have to program it to work with the spindle. I’ve have read several posts regarding programming the VFD where people have said it was too complicated so I was worried but once I had a chance with it I found it really wasn’t that hard t...
by tim614
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6649

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

I’ve forgot about the weight of the new spindle it’s heavier than the Dewalt so I did had to add spring to the Z axis. So far so good the springs seem to work out just fine for now
by tim614
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6649

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

No modification but I had to use the shim that was meant for the makita, as for the collets I ordered imperial sizes for it .
by tim614
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6649

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

Jeff
It is hooked up and I did had some time to cut a few things with it and it is “Really Quite” .
I bought it for the obvious reason “noise” and of course curiosity. I have two younger kids my daughter still taking knaps in the afternoon so noise is important for me.
by tim614
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6649

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

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by tim614
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6649

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

I’ll definitely have to get with you sometime as I am still trying to figure things out. I got the spindle off Amazon
by tim614
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6649

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

Oh... and also I just got the touch pad but haven’t had time to mess with it yet since I’ve been traveling.
by tim614
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6649

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

Hi Jeff
I’m in Dublin. I got the shapeoko up and running have cut a few things still learnings I’ve recently bought a new 1.5k spindle for it because I need something with less noise, so far I’m loving the upgrade.
by tim614
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6649

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

Starting assembly today, so far so good.... :D
by tim614
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Live in the Columbus Ohio area
Replies: 22
Views: 6649

Re: Live in the Columbus Ohio area

Hi Jeff,
Good to hear that there are people in town to bounce ideas and questions. I am very new at CNC so I will be asking a lot of questions.