Re: X-axis binding on new Homier minimill
- Thanks Rich,
Tonight I put some shim stock between the bracket on the handle
side. I located the shim at the bottom of the bracket. It helps a
ton! The lead screw is now more parallel to the table. When I get
time I will measure the shim stock thickness if anyone is interested.
--- In GrizHFMinimill@y..., "Rich Goldner" <rgoldner@i...> wrote:
> If it's binding when the table is moved far to the left try this.
> Loosen the two setscrews that hold the nut. Don't loosen them too
> much. The idea is to let the screw move the nut as the table moves.
> Move the table all the way to the left and tighten the setscrews.
> --- In GrizHFMinimill@y..., "kenswetka" <ken@s...> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I just got a Homier minimill this past Sunday. After cleaning
> > everything as best I could I tried moving everything to clean
> > When trying to move the x axis to its limits it binds (last 1.5"
> > so). I disassembled the feed screw from the table and the table
> > moves pretty good. It needed a bit of stoning. After re-
> > the lead screw it looks like the vertical face for the bracket
> > not be square to the table. This makes the lead screw angle up.
> > cannot find a position to fix the bronze nut that will make it
> > from end to end.
> > Is this a common problem? I was thinking of shimming it
> > there something else I should be looking for?
> > Thanks for your help!