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    Really simple and easy. The Shopbot came with...

    Really simple and easy. The Shopbot came with three boards that plug in to one another to do the work. Motor drivers are screwed to the back piece of aluminum channel. That all removes as one unit...
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    Shopbot Desktop 24X18

    Shopbot Desktop 24X18


    Have it the way you want it.


    At present the machine is running on Centroid motor drivers and software. It is much more reliable and accurate than with the Shopbot...
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    Would be willing to sell just the desktop with...

    Would be willing to sell just the desktop with enclosure for $4,900 if you wish to provide your own computer. The license is linked to the Centroid control board and so will go with the machine.
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    Price lowered to $5,900.00

    Price lowered to $5,900.00
  5. Price lowered to $365

    Price lowered to $365
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    Shopbot Desktop - highly modified

    Highly modified Shopbot Desktop 24X18
    This CNC machine was bought new and has been in my air conditioned Florida home. Since we only live here three months of the year it has seen little use. This...
  7. This should read This SHOPBOT was puchased..........

    This should read This SHOPBOT was puchased.......
    I can not for the life of me find the way to edit a message, although it says I can do that.
  8. Desktop computer boards, complete package

    I have a complete set of boards from a 24X18 desktop for sale. This ShopBot was purchased new and has been in a climate and humidity controlled environment since new. Since I only live in this house...
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    I took advantage of an offer a couple of years...

    I took advantage of an offer a couple of years back and upgraded to Aspire. You are just going to have to figure that there will be an expense of $400 to $500 every 18 months or so for the new and...
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    Actually yes I have. I put new motors on the...

    Actually yes I have.

    I put new motors on the machine and converted it to a Centroid controller. The difference in accuracy is remarkable. When one part needs to fit into another I use a...
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    I bought one from E Bay that was pretty much like...

    I bought one from E Bay that was pretty much like what you see but about $300. You will have to come up with a driver. In my case I bought a fourth one for my control board and had no problem at...
  12. shopbot upgrade

    I have my Buddy 48 inch machine converted to the Centroid system. Much easier to run, works first time every time. It is also quite a bit more accurate and faster. It is going to cost quite a bit...
  13. Thread: Desktop 2012

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    If that is all the effort you are willing to put...

    If that is all the effort you are willing to put into the sale of it why should we be interested?
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    With a VFD it is possible to have just about any...

    With a VFD it is possible to have just about any voltage and frequency for both the input and the output. Since you bought it from Amazon I certainly would not experiment with it. Amazon is good...
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    I know this is not directly related but I have...

    I know this is not directly related but I have the control board that goes in the VFD for sale at $125. Complete with wiring and shielded USB cable. Costs $250 new from Shopbot.
  16. Thread: PRSstandard

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    The results you are getting here seem to be...

    The results you are getting here seem to be directly related to the amount of effort you are willing to put forth.
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    I thought that I had put these on the forum but...

    I thought that I had put these on the forum but now I can not find them.
    I have two steppers from my buddy for sale. They are $125 each plus shipping. Will go in a large USPS one rate box I...
  18. Back in 2017 I made an indexer for my buddy from...

    Back in 2017 I made an indexer for my buddy from a cheapy that I found on E Bay. Works great and I have made a few things on it. Not all that big a deal. I extended the Z axis by 3 inches by...
  19. Thread: FABMO Status

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    WHAT??? Your just in your Salad days. I am 80...

    WHAT??? Your just in your Salad days. I am 80 and I was able to pick up the new software with no problem at all. I built my own setup and by the time I was finished I pretty much knew just what I...
  20. Thread: FABMO Status

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    Tom First of all look at the date I joined...

    Tom

    First of all look at the date I joined this forum. I currently own two shopbots, my fourth and fifth. I say this to let you know that I am a long time and truly committed fan.

    I refer you...
  21. Thread: FABMO Status

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    The Oriental Motors are getting to be old...

    The Oriental Motors are getting to be old technology. Newer motors that provide a whole lot more OOmph in the same size package make the machine faster and more accurate. If you look at the pix...
  22. Thread: FABMO Status

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    Gerald My first shopbot was in the 1990's and I...

    Gerald
    My first shopbot was in the 1990's and I am now on my fourth. I decided last Fall to upgrade the electronics. I am just ready to make chips and it appears that this is going to be a great...
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    Forgot we had that. Thanks

    Forgot we had that. Thanks
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    Spindle controller for Yaskawa drive

    This is a spindle controller that was purchased from Shopbot and is functionally identical to the newer one on sale for $250. Come with wiring harness and cable to connect to your computer.
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