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by UltiArjan
Sat Jan 09, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Warning! SO3 kit allen wrench broke
Replies: 7
Views: 1625

Re: Warning! SO3 kit allen wrench broke

Is it a good idea to use a Torx driver in a hex socket? I always prefer to use the correct tool when I have it, so I'm a bit uncomfortable with that suggestion. From the samples I've seen, a ball end on an Allen key is not a good idea at sizes below 2.5 mm or so, especially not on the cheaper ones....
by UltiArjan
Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Warning! SO3 kit allen wrench broke
Replies: 7
Views: 1625

Re: Warning! SO3 kit allen wrench broke

Thanks, the picture upload worked.

I already contacted support, also already on missing items in my shipment (they did not ship the end stop kit) did not get a reply yet ... but I understand the're a small company .. but still a bit annoying as I'm in Europe so it will take a while to get the parts
by UltiArjan
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Warning! SO3 kit allen wrench broke
Replies: 7
Views: 1625

Warning! SO3 kit allen wrench broke

While mounting the first GT2, I was alternating the tension of the 2 screws, and not even hard (still holding the short side of the tool) when the tool broke of inside the screw. Luckily I was still able to get the screw out with a decent torx driver, but now I'm one screw short. My advice would be ...
by UltiArjan
Thu Jan 07, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: how to mount the GT2 pully's
Replies: 2
Views: 665

Re: how to mount the GT2 pully's

WillAdams wrote:Whenever there are multiple fasteners alternate tightening them so as to distribute the load.
ok, will do, thanks!
by UltiArjan
Thu Jan 07, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: how to mount the GT2 pully's
Replies: 2
Views: 665

how to mount the GT2 pully's

Hi, I'm assembling a SO3 atm. just want to be sure if there's a best way to mount the GT2 pully's I notice these have 2 screws (only used to 1 per pully in my 3d printers..). I was thinking: > first tighten 1 on the flat side of the motor axis (really tighten the hell out of it I guess) > then tight...
by UltiArjan
Sun Jan 03, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Dutch / European suppliers
Replies: 3
Views: 1415

Re: Dutch / European suppliers

Thanks, i'll give "aluminiumopmaat.nl" a try.
by UltiArjan
Sun Jan 03, 2016 4:53 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Shipping Timeframes?
Replies: 4
Views: 955

Re: Shipping Timeframes?

Ordered mine 12-27, it was shipped 12/30, ETA is 01/06 (the Netherlands, Europe..) think there doing a great job for a small company.

edit: fedex did a good job, delivered today (jan 6)
by UltiArjan
Sat Jan 02, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Dutch / European suppliers
Replies: 3
Views: 1415

Dutch / European suppliers

Hi people, any Dutch/European's around here?
I'm hoping to get some supplier tips.

Where you buy your tools/cutters?
Any tips on good aluminium or plastics suppliers?