19659Re: CNC, what do I need, What do I do??
- Apr 2, 2008You could always join this Yahoo group:
--- In email@example.com, "nutz2144" <nutz2144@...> wrote:
> Have a geared head HF Mill\drill. I am very adept at manual machining
> but would like to "Learn" and convert my mill to a CNC, well, because
> it would be cool, a learning experience, cool, would be able to make
> anything, cool, could use it for engraving, and did I mention it would
> be cool.. I know nothing, let me repeat that, "NOTHING" about CNC
> except I need a PC, which as a PC Tech I have many, some stepper
> motors, what ever those are (some type of motor I'm guessing), and
> other stuff. Oh yeah, I need a G-code or something too along with ball
> screws??? Now I'm just sitting here thinking, "someone out there has
> to have a kit for these mills" Just make a few mounting brackets to
> get things to fit and throw it in and presto, CNC. I'm actually more
> interested in learning the programming of CNC than the retrofit of the
> machine at this point, so any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks, Richard...
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