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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 sdp-si.com
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