Remove XXL mounting feet?

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Remove XXL mounting feet?

Post by coopcnc » Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:28 pm

Greetings. New Shapeoko 3 XXL owner with a lot to learn but having a blast so far. First question for the forum is I have heard a few references about removing the feet from the XXL model to help improve performance. Just wondering if this is worthwhile or not? I am liking have a little extra space below the board to allow mounting screws to have room to pass through if needed.

Thanks for this board and all the great information,

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Re: Remove XXL mounting feet?

Post by WillAdams » Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:09 pm

Some folks have had issues w/ sagging, and removing the feet makes it easier to put the machine on a flat surface --- I do that w/ a Yoga mat on top, but mostly for sound-dampening.
Shapeoko 3XL #0006 w/ Carbide Compact Router w/0.125″ and ¼″ Carbide 3D precision collets

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