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by Brian
Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:39 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Workholding with Threaded Inserts
Replies: 35
Views: 19289

Re: Workholding with Threaded Inserts

Actually inventables just released a "wasteboard" with the threaded inserts and a layout grid. I just placed the order for mine, Ill report back once its arrived and installed

https://www.inventables.com/technologie ... ed-inserts
by Brian
Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:47 am
Forum: Site Problems
Topic: Website Loading Slow
Replies: 6
Views: 1603

Re: Website Loading Slow

I'm having the same issue, drives me nuts!
by Brian
Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Vote for your favorite ShapeOko spindle solution!
Replies: 75
Views: 29551

Re: Vote for your favorite ShapeOko spindle solution!

Did a quick test using a sound meter app on my android phone. Ambient shop noise was around 45 db which they list as a quiet office. The spindle placed approx 3 inches away from the phone with the air vents blocked with my hand to prevent wind noise and it went up to 86db or (according the app) the ...
by Brian
Tue Jan 28, 2014 2:55 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Vote for your favorite ShapeOko spindle solution!
Replies: 75
Views: 29551

Re: Vote for your favorite ShapeOko spindle solution!

I've almost finished installed my Harbor Freight Cut out Tool: http://www.harborfreight.com/electric-cutout-tool-42831.html It wont fit with the stock mounts, just a little too wide. I actually drew up the stock mounts, widened them and then adjusted the angled sections to mach the round diameter of...
by Brian
Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:25 pm
Forum: Mach3
Topic: Considering using Mach3 with ShapeOko
Replies: 11
Views: 6905

Re: Considering using Mach3 with ShapeOko

I use mach3 with my shapeoko 2 as well as my collection of other machines and I love it. You can check out the Mach forums for any specific questions. The only downside to mach is unless you want to spend a lot of money and spend a lot of time testings and calibrating you have to use it on a desktop...
by Brian
Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:18 pm
Forum: Mach3
Topic: Low Cost Mach3 Pendants?
Replies: 6
Views: 4169

Re: Low Cost Mach3 Pendants?

I use the contour shuttle express and shuttle pro on my machines. I can edit all the buttons in mach3 and it works great, no delays. http://www.machsupport.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/ShuttleProInstallation.pdf Plugin for mach: http://www.machsupport.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/ShuttlePro_3.m3p
by Brian
Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Upgrade parts for shapeoko 2
Replies: 28
Views: 4989

Re: Upgrade parts for shapeoko 2

Well ended up drawing up the stock mount, then widening it as needed to fit the HF cutout tool. For some added grip changed the angle of gripping surface to match the profile of the tool. Waiting on some longer bolts to test it out. Thanks!

Any idea when the acme z axis kit will be back in stock?
by Brian
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Upgrade parts for shapeoko 2
Replies: 28
Views: 4989

Re: Upgrade parts for shapeoko 2

Whats the ID of the dw660 mount? I have a HF cutout tool that has a 2 5/8 od and need some mounts.