twforeman's Shapeoko 3 #0004 Upgrades - Long

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Re: twforeman's Shapeoko 3 #0004 Upgrades - Long

Post by brother Greg » Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:05 am

I wish you would give an update to how everything is working out, ty

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Re: twforeman's Shapeoko 3 #0004 Upgrades - Long

Post by twforeman » Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:50 pm

I'm a bad Shapeoko owner, I don't use my machine nearly as much as I should.

But I did use it a few weeks ago and it worked great.

I used it to make a crank wheel for a project.

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Re: twforeman's Shapeoko 3 #0004 Upgrades - Long

Post by northbear » Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:50 pm

twforeman wrote:I'm a bad Shapeoko owner, I don't use my machine nearly as much as I should.
I think you should start a club so I can join :mrgreen:

Other projects / responsibilities / hobbies / life keep me from this hobby more than I would like!
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Re: twforeman's Shapeoko 3 #0004 Upgrades - Long

Post by brother Greg » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:35 am

Since your machine rides high, are you able to run longer stock

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Re: twforeman's Shapeoko 3 #0004 Upgrades - Long

Post by twforeman » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:38 pm

When I got the new Z plate installed I discovered that I could no longer reach the bed of the machine, so I ended up removing the lift blocks under the rails.

So no, I can no longer get material under the front and rear rails. I could still run long skinny material under the Y rails if I wanted.
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Re: twforeman's Shapeoko 3 #0004 Upgrades - Long

Post by WillAdams » Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:37 pm

Yeah, that's part of why I'm still using the old Z-axis plate w/ a taller 65mm spindle mount (which seems to take the bend / chatter potential out).
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