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    Linear Rail Straightness

    So I finally decided to do something about my guide ways not being as straight as I'd like. I am not entirely sure how much variance there is in overall flatness because I do not have a reference...
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    More pictures. Is there any way to increase the...

    More pictures. Is there any way to increase the quality of the pictures? They seem to downgrade quite a bit when uploading.
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    Z-Axis Upgrade

    I am going to be upgrading my z-axis/x-axis rigidity soon and I thought I would document the upgrade here in case anyone else is interested. Sometimes when machining harder woods, as well as...
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    That is a really interesting design. Can you...

    That is a really interesting design. Can you tell me a little about why you didn't stick with the brush skirt design?
  5. I was going through some old posts and saw that...

    I was going through some old posts and saw that the pictures here were a bit lacking. Specifically the pictures of the relay wired to the desktop, so I am uploading those now.
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    All, thank you so much for all the replies! I...

    All, thank you so much for all the replies! I set the move speed during a program down to 5 from 6 and my problem went away so I got on with life and the work I needed to finish. I thought to...
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    Okay just did some more testing. If i do a 4...

    Okay just did some more testing. If i do a 4 inch move i get different times for x and y and when i move both at the same time.

    If i move at 2ips i get the following
    x = 70's
    y = 70's
    x&y =...
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    USB transmission times

    I have been doing some research as to why when my desktop rapid moves, sometimes it will act like it lost a firm grip on the axes and doesn't move as far as it thinks it does. Messes up the whole...
  9. Aftermarket Relay For Extra Output Controls

    I just wanted to share with the community what I did to my Desktop. On the computer controller, it shows that I use output 1 for the spindle, and nothing for 2&3 (4 seems to be blocked out). I...
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