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      I will be updating this as I go along and hopefully along the way I will have my own unique contributions to share with the community. For starters I would like to give a huge thank you to Mark Carew for designing such a solid platform for this build to stand on. And another thanks to Ryan Lock for the OOZNEST updates/instructions.

      The parts are starting to arrive
      Open builds really knows how to pack!

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      8/19/17
      First round of parts came off the printer. Big shout out to Gyrex on Thingiverse for the Models

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      Models can be found here
      Ooznest OX CNC Machine (3D Printed ABS/PETG Parts)

      I had my first casualty today. I had myself some fried Arduino for lunch. should always remember to unplug things before touching power leads....


      8/21/17

      Motors just came in with a bit of work needed to make them work
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      The Nema23 steppers i received have only two hole and came with an anti-vibration plate attached
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      I decided to roll with them and this is how it went.
      1. Making sure the round nubs are facing up, Drill and Tap as such. (I used a 7/32'' drill bit)
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      2. Next drill out the motor.
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      3. Success! (extra spacers may be required on Z axis mount)
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      8/25/17
      Took the plunge today and started cutting the rails. Successful in the end; Although I'm sure different tools would have made it easier. I'm still waiting on the x plates and all the wheels, but here is how it sits right now...
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      8/28/17
      Wheels came in today along with the eccentric spacers
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