Details please Re: Taig modification
- View SourceDo you have any photo's that show the modifications to the saddle to
get the supernuts in there? Or perhaps some higher resolution one of
the pic's you have already posted?
--- In email@example.com, "formtool1" <jte65jim@c...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Michael Gamber" <mgamber@c...>
> > Did you have to do any special machining to the TAIG saddle or
> > x and y components to get the nuts to fit?
> > --- In email@example.com, "formtool1" <jte65jim@c...>
> > > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Michael Gamber"
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > What size leadscrews are those? It looks like you put 1/2"
> > the Z
> > > > but will that fit on the X and Y? Could you also tell us how
> > much
> > > > the conversion cost?
> > > >
> > > > --- In email@example.com, "formtool1"
> > wrote:
> > > > > I added 2 pictures to folder jte of my conversion of a
> > to a
> > > > > horzontal mill I am looking for a small dc motor to run
> > can
> > > > any
> > > > > one direct me to a website that has dc motors.
> > > > > Jim Beggerow
> > > The Z axis is 1/2-10 LH the X&Y axis are 3/8-10 LH the
> > cost
> > > about 35.0 the super nuts and threaded rod cost 200.00 the
> > couplings
> > > cost about 60.00 the rest of the material was a freebe It took
> > about
> > > 40 hours to do the machining because I had to measure all the
> > > components and make sketches. I havent had any problems with
> > > machine. the backlash is .001.
> > > Jim
> I had to machine the saddle and the x axis table with a 1.00 wide
> groove to fit the nut mounting block also the nut mounting blocks
> held in place with 8-32 screws. Then drilled and reamed and used
> dowel pins to insure that in the future when the nuts wear out
> can be replaced without having to align every thing again.