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by northbear
Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: El-cheapo drivers
Replies: 8
Views: 8305

Re: El-cheapo drivers

I don't have any first hand knowledge with this stepper driver board, but on the CNCZone Forums, it seems this driver has mixed reviews at best. http://www.cnczone.com/forums/general_electronics_discussion/110986-how_i_fixed_my_chinese.html http://www.cnczone.com/forums/stepper_motors_drives/139306-...
by northbear
Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:30 am
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: Rotozip or Laminate Trim Router for the spindle?
Replies: 42
Views: 14293

Re: Rotozip or Laminate Trim Router for the spindle?

The Dewalt dw660 looks very similar to the rotozip as far as weight and power is concerned. Look forward to hearing if it works!

Thanks!
by northbear
Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: Rotozip or Laminate Trim Router for the spindle?
Replies: 42
Views: 14293

Rotozip or Laminate Trim Router for the spindle?

Has anyone built a Shapeoko (or is planning on building one) using a Rotozip or Laminate Trim Router for the spindle? I have a rotozip and a trim router already was thinking I could use them for a CNC machine and was wondering if the Shapeoko would be a good fit. My concern would be with the weight ...
by northbear
Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: z-axis belt drive
Replies: 1
Views: 2434

z-axis belt drive

Continuing a thought from the old forum about having a z-axis belt drive http://groups.google.com/group/shapeoko/browse_thread/thread/4943c81157d77094/5da2301162e41681? I happened upon a cnc that does use a belt on the z axis called Zenbot http://www.zenbotcnc.com/all-products/zenbot-mini-cnc-router...
by northbear
Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Testing, testing .. 1...2...3
Replies: 10
Views: 2400

Re: Testing, testing .. 1...2...3

testing that this works....