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Old Tue 28 March 2017, 13:46
firechief
Just call me: Tim
 
Battle Creek
United States of America
Starting to get stuff mounted... it is hard to make the stepper noise with your mouth, but you know I tried. Got the rails painted as well.
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Old Tue 28 March 2017, 13:52
firechief
Just call me: Tim
 
Battle Creek
United States of America
Every thing is level and rolling smooth. Still got the Z to do. Looking at water cooled spindle, alone with a cooler and pump set on the Y cart. This making the run short and the system will be right in you face to keep your eye on. It will have a water movement indicator and temp read out as well. What do you think Pros or Cons

firechief
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Old Tue 28 March 2017, 14:36
Kornerking
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Big Falls, Mn
United States of America
Looking awesome.
Now get a move on.
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Old Wed 29 March 2017, 03:05
racedirector
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New South Wales
Australia
Wow, that looks so nice! Well done, you'll be cutting in no time at all.
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Old Wed 29 March 2017, 06:32
hflwaterski
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Genesee, WI
United States of America
That's one serious heat sink! Looking very sharp! You're in the home stretch now.
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Old Wed 29 March 2017, 08:07
firechief
Just call me: Tim
 
Battle Creek
United States of America
Thanks for all the comments on my build. Hope to be cutting soon. Then the learning curve with mach4 and v carve pro.

Any and all help is welcome.
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Old Wed 29 March 2017, 08:12
firechief
Just call me: Tim
 
Battle Creek
United States of America
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Originally Posted by hflwaterski View Post
That's one serious heat sink! Looking very sharp! You're in the home stretch now.
The stepper drivers are mounted to that on the inside, I cut out the side of the box to the size of the heat sink less 3/8" all around to seal and bolt it on. The drivers are bolt on to the heat sink on the inside. I can add a fan if needed on the out side of the control box, this keeping all the heat on the out side.
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Old Wed 29 March 2017, 08:17
firechief
Just call me: Tim
 
Battle Creek
United States of America
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Wow, that looks so nice! Well done, you'll be cutting in no time at all.
Thanks, Not sure how long it will take to get all the movements dialed in. When mach4 calls for 1" of movement the spindle moves 1" on all axes, also getting the spindle square to the table and so on.

Again thanks for looking
firechief
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Old Thu 27 April 2017, 20:31
IamDave
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Ball Ground, GA
United States of America
That is a good looking build. Very nice work.
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