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by mikenmel08
Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Spindle Mount Spacers?
Replies: 17
Views: 2250

Re: Spindle Mount Spacers?

Decided to try and put on my Z axis Acme upgrade and belt drive today and ran into a small problem....I apparently used the wrong spacers when putting together my spindle mount and now the ACME rod doesn't fit correctly..When i start to tighten down my mount it starts to bind up the rod... 2015-03-...
by mikenmel08
Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Spindle Mount Spacers?
Replies: 17
Views: 2250

Re: Spindle Mount Spacers?

Mrevoir wrote:The top and bottom plates that hold the rod captive, have slots. Adjust the plates outward effectively moving the rod closer to your spindle mount.
The bottom plate has slots but the top plate does not......Im using the nema17 belt drive setup....
by mikenmel08
Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Spindle Mount Spacers?
Replies: 17
Views: 2250

Re: Spindle Mount Spacers?

Try tightening the spacers, and loosen the acme rod. To adjust Not sure i'm following you....The ACME rod turns fine and is straight where it should be but for some reason i now have a space between the delrin block and my mounting plate......If i try and tighten it down it starts to bind the rod.....
by mikenmel08
Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:01 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Spindle Mount Spacers?
Replies: 17
Views: 2250

Re: Spindle Mount Spacers?

If thats the case then i don't know what the problem is.....I have 5/16 spacers in there now and if i go bigger that is going to amplify my problem....Can i put spacers between the Delrin block and the spindle mounting plate? 2015-03-29 11.58.11.jpg If i tighten my mount down any more it starts to b...
by mikenmel08
Sun Mar 29, 2015 3:50 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: ACME screw upgrade for Shapeoko Z-Axis
Replies: 175
Views: 45959

Re: ACME screw upgrade for Shapeoko Z-Axis

With the GRBL 0.9g is it still the $2 setting that gets changed when doing this upgrade?
by mikenmel08
Sun Mar 29, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Spindle Mount Spacers?
Replies: 17
Views: 2250

Spindle Mount Spacers?

Decided to try and put on my Z axis Acme upgrade and belt drive today and ran into a small problem....I apparently used the wrong spacers when putting together my spindle mount and now the ACME rod doesn't fit correctly..When i start to tighten down my mount it starts to bind up the rod... 2015-03-2...
by mikenmel08
Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:48 am
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Another Laser Diode Engraving Thread
Replies: 147
Views: 55784

Re: Another Laser Diode Engraving Thread

Thank you.....I won't get to actually hook it up for a while though.....It is screwed down through the top and has insulation tape between the two parts.....Hopefully it will work without trouble......
by mikenmel08
Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: In a bad place NEED HELP!
Replies: 17
Views: 2870

Re: In a bad place NEED HELP!

Not trying to be negative here but I think it should be returned to you Will....There are not many people here that are more active in this forum.....What I mean is you would know if someone else needed it alot faster than most people.....Thanks for your help in the past
by mikenmel08
Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:14 am
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Another Laser Diode Engraving Thread
Replies: 147
Views: 55784

Re: Another Laser Diode Engraving Thread

Finally got a little free time to make my mount.......How rigid does the laser have to be mounted? http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/22/00f915500c955d87dbe7975ccaa92cfb.jpg http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/22/a48175a9a439c7a4229fcec244a6df54.jpg http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/2...
by mikenmel08
Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: My shapeoko 2 runs to all directions
Replies: 6
Views: 847

Re: My shapeoko 2 runs to all directions

Any way you could post a quick video?