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      As I kept running into the Z end switches, I decided to redesign the standard gantry plates to get me 2" extra space

      Overview:
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      Spindle:
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      Z end stop:
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      X end stop
      IMG_20150308_124014495.jpg
      Home made BOB, with a Arduino Nano as Mach3->PPM converter
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      9 hole plate (custom)
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      Home made clamp
      IMG_20150308_124109632.jpg

      Laser cut acrylic drag chain
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      Autodesk Inventor design of drag chain
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      For (much) better clamping possibilities, I upgraded to a full metal bed
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      I upgraded to lead screws
      I replaced the end mounts, but made an addition to the top mount
      Now I can (slowly) mill aluminum and other soft metals.
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      Richard148, Danielgl, RENO and 7 others like this.
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    Reason for this Build

    To be able to do small CNC projects at home

    Inspired by

    OX cnc router, 890KV OX RC spindle
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