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    i dont want to say who told me to run at ultra...

    i dont want to say who told me to run at ultra high speeds, but it came from two who should be in the know. i still think that i have an abused x stepper motor and bought my first dial indicator this...
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    if you sent me a pm i am not seeing it, you can...

    if you sent me a pm i am not seeing it, you can email me at ashwood1296@gmail.com if you like
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    Thanks for the comments and i will keep those...

    Thanks for the comments and i will keep those used motors in mind.
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    thanks, that gives me a lot to think about

    thanks, that gives me a lot to think about
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    you can hear it, and also with the table removed....

    you can hear it, and also with the table removed. but it is so small that you cant see the movement to determine if it is the pinion or stepper. one of my pinions was fairly new and other has a...
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    x stepper motor

    I do primarily 3-d and even for a hobbyist i have lots of hours on my buddy. There is a tick when you move the table back and forth. i changed pinion gears and pretty much got the same thing. my...
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    definitely different for me. its still a work in...

    definitely different for me. its still a work in progress and hopefully will look better.
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    i learn for the best Michael, you being one of...

    i learn for the best Michael, you being one of them, but i still consider myself a rookie in so many ways
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    here is the blended files that i spoke of...

    here is the blended files that i spoke of earlier.http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=33000&stc=1
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    dang now this makes me want to post something. ...

    dang now this makes me want to post something. after years of being involved with shopbot i still feel like a rookie. but most of my stuff is the same type 3-d carving just with names and dates and...
  11. AND to think that i cut out of the corner of my...

    AND to think that i cut out of the corner of my garage.
  12. asking for a friend what version of aspire.

    asking for a friend what version of aspire.
  13. a dragon jumping, that one i have to see. as i...

    a dragon jumping, that one i have to see. as i recall and at my age recalling can be dangerous, but one of the above dragons was part of the artwork that came with aspire, perhaps aspire 8.0.
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    chances are a version of Old English

    chances are a version of Old English
  15. I have bought from these guys before but it has...

    I have bought from these guys before but it has been years and i dont go to houston enough to justify it. They do have a huge supply and are located on the edge of the heights. ...
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    my first experience with loosing steps, the...

    my first experience with loosing steps, the brushes on my router needed changing and i was loosing rpms
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    i am impressed. I ran around my house to find an...

    i am impressed. I ran around my house to find an archway to do this too and mine are all rectangle. rats
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    there was a time when i had to run my buddy with...

    there was a time when i had to run my buddy with the door open and temps got into the 20's. i never had any issues with it other than me shivering. i now cut with the door closed.
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    Latest plaque. It is not through yet. Still...

    Latest plaque. It is not through yet. Still needs stain for the letters and two final seal coats.http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=32430&stc=1
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    my y axis stepper motor went belly up about a...

    my y axis stepper motor went belly up about a year ago. as i recall i could feel and hear vibration coming from the motor. not a cheap repair
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    shape height is how tall your 3-d component is; ...

    shape height is how tall your 3-d component is; the more shape generally means more detail.
    base height is how high you would raise it about the base.
    in this example the bull dog is .8 of an inch...
  22. Thread: How Good?

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    I have a shopbot buddy 24x32 with a 4 foot power...

    I have a shopbot buddy 24x32 with a 4 foot power stick which gives me a cutting area of 48x32. on occasion i cut something wider than 24 but wish the shopbot max was available when i made my...
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    Recently I was having all kinds of problems with...

    Recently I was having all kinds of problems with my buddy. I use precise collets and who knows how many hours on them, but i assure you that it was much more than 100 hrs. I called precise and...
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    excellent, that should be a keep sake for...

    excellent, that should be a keep sake for generations to come.
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    never thought about that. One thing that helps...

    never thought about that. One thing that helps me some, i have close to the precise measurements of the base of the hooks and i cut a pocket where the hooks should go. that way they are perfectly...
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