Details please Re: Taig modification
- Do 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, "formtool1" <jte65jim@c...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "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 firstname.lastname@example.org, "formtool1" <jte65jim@c...>
> > > --- In email@example.com, "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 firstname.lastname@example.org, "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.