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Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by leversole, Nov 13, 2015.

  1. leversole

    leversole Journeyman
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    Reading about the TinyG and stepper config had me scared...been watching video and reading forums for days...still scared...scared was a waste of time, had these things configured and running in less than a half an hour! This stuff is pretty awesome...My big parts order is on its way...then the REAL fun begins...I am making plates on my Bridgeport right now...

     
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    Houston, we have movement!

     
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  3. Joe Santarsiero

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    They're not too bad to hook up and get running. It's always a good feeling seeing those motors move for the first time. Remember to not remove motor wires or change any jumpers while it's powered.
    Congrats on your progress thus far. Hope to see you cutting soon.

    Joe
     
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    Thanks! I found out what just one little tiny stray strand of wire can cause! Now I know why they use crimp ends at work on the ends of wire that go into screw terminals! It doesnt take much to screw with the motor signals!

    UPS has a big box of parts enroute!
     
  5. Joe Santarsiero

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    You can tin the ends with solder if you have that stuff laying around.
     
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    Congratulations @leversole now let the fun begin! :thumbsup: All the best with your projects looking forward to seeing them
     
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    A little more progress...

     
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    Only have the Z axis plates left to build...will start a build thread soon...
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