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by CptanPanic
Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Strip Paint / Powder Coating?
Replies: 5
Views: 2809

Re: Strip Paint / Powder Coating?

I just used the m5 tap on the painted holes.
by CptanPanic
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Dust Shoe
Replies: 23
Views: 10371

Re: Dust Shoe

Yes looks super professional. Will definitely make this.
by CptanPanic
Sun Jul 08, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Dual Drive Setup (Dual Motor)
Replies: 28
Views: 8205

Re: Dual Drive Setup (Dual Motor)

I plan to just use the one idler per side method as shown in the wiki. And the pulley and belt can be purchased at the supplier
by CptanPanic
Fri Jul 06, 2012 3:00 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Pololu Pot Tweaking?
Replies: 18
Views: 6494

Re: Pololu Pot Tweaking?

With max cooling, and what is max you can turn pot up to? All the way?
by CptanPanic
Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Test G Code shows my Y is off (backlash)
Replies: 20
Views: 6047

Re: Test G Code shows my Y is off (backlash)

I was wondering about this also and was thinking that maybe the other sides wheels are too tight and causing more racking. I will try adjusting this later on mine and see if it makes a difference.
by CptanPanic
Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: CptanPanic's Shapeoko Build Log
Replies: 10
Views: 3562

CptanPanic's Shapeoko Build Log

Here is an update on my cnc. Currently i have the y axis at 1200mm and am waiting for Edwards new x axis plates so I can extend x axis to 800mm. I have it setup with linuxcnc and started messing with a pen last night. Seems that the y axis is 20% off, so will have to investigate that. I have a secon...
by CptanPanic
Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Cable Control
Replies: 13
Views: 5791

Re: Cable Control

Yes this looks great. I'm going to do this for mine also.
by CptanPanic
Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: LinuxCNC
Topic: using LinuxCNC with Shapeoko
Replies: 9
Views: 5565

using LinuxCNC with Shapeoko

I am going to use linuxcnc with mine. I have everything already setup and just waiting for the kit. Any questions let me know.
by CptanPanic
Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Real world deflection - 1000mm
Replies: 3
Views: 3847

Re: Real world deflection - 1000mm

Improbable Construct wrote:The Y axis is not braced in any way. No footings or other supports. The X axis is the original length, but it is doubled up.
You doubled the x axis to strengthen it rotationaly so you could put guide wheels on both sides?
by CptanPanic
Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: 1000mm Y and double X
Replies: 31
Views: 12598

Re: 1000mm Y and double X

Looks good. I also received a 2000 and a 1200 piece. But I was thinking of doing y=1200 x=800