Thanks for the tip...I ll look closer at this and see what I find. At least it s a place to start... I ve been so aggravated with this for such a long time.Message 1 of 4 , Jan 10, 2010View SourceThanks for the tip...I'll look closer at this and see what I find.
At least it's a place to start... I've been so aggravated with this for such a long time.
--- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "upand_at_them" <upand_at_them@...> wrote:
> Have you checked your gibs for straightness? I have your problem, but with the Y axis. I almost never mill in that direction - since I use the X-axis powerfeed - so I haven't gotten around to fixing it, but I know it's caused by a really bent gib and poor setscrew dimples.
> --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "glenn105" <glenn105@> wrote:
> > Hi all...
> > Since DAY 1 owning my mini mill (6 years ago), I've NEVER been able to properly adjust the (4) Gib Screws on the X-axis Table. When turning the handwheel, the table bounces around a lot. If I try to tighten the gibs to where the table is fairly rigid, it binds when turning the handwheel. There doesn't seem to be any "HAPPY MEDIUM."
> > Does anyone out there have a decent documented procedure for making the gib screw adjustments??? If so, it would be REALLY helpful!
> > Thanks!
> > -Glenn
> > Buzzards Bay, MASS.