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by Cwalster
Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:48 pm
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: How much spindle is too much spindle?
Replies: 6
Views: 2592

Re: How much spindle is too much spindle?

oddly, the metal parts I plan on cutting first are plates and that to beef up the shapeoko, but that's off topic. What I'm looking at is around the 3hp area, and with mounts, will probably be around 10 lbs. I just don't want the machine to self-destruct if it decides to crash or rattle itself apart ...
by Cwalster
Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: How much spindle is too much spindle?
Replies: 6
Views: 2592

How much spindle is too much spindle?

I have yet to receive my shapeoko kit, but, as is with everything, have already started planning modifications to it to allow it to do this and that. My big thing is I want the capability to cut metal, and cut it well, which brings me to wanting a bigger spindle. How much weight can the stock shapeo...