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anti-backlash hard to turn

Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by gazingm42, Feb 25, 2017.

  1. gazingm42

    gazingm42 Journeyman
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    So I having issues with the anti backlash being hard to move with my hand on the Z axis. The Y and X which
    don't have the anti backlasth move fine.

    So with the z together it very difficult or impossible to turn by hand. I backed of the set screw and made
    several tests.

    Open to ideas.
     
  2. dddman

    dddman Master
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    I've seen that too, I also wonder if it's possible to save the nut...
     
  3. gazingm42

    gazingm42 Journeyman
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    I thinking of use twobof the nut blocks vs this anti backlash. Seems to be much smoother.
     
  4. Rick 2.0

    Rick 2.0 OpenBuilds Team
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    A suggestion with the regular nut blocks when they are too tight is to chuck the screw in a drill and run the nut up and down a few times. May work, if not you might send a request for replacement to the shop as it sounds like a poorly manufactured nut.
     
  5. gazingm42

    gazingm42 Journeyman
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    Good Idea. I seems the top part or the thinner part works smothly. But the lower half or larger section is very tight.. I will send them a email ...
     

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