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X Axis drifting

Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by ElRowlando, Apr 25, 2015.

  1. ElRowlando


    Mar 29, 2015
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    Just got my router all set up and i'm attempting my first few cuts. I decided to cut out a horseshoe with the letter B in it to see what I could do. The attached image is the result. When cutting on some straight lines, the X axis seems to move itself to the left or to the right and I have no clue why. I'll post my Gcode and CamBam file to see if maybe i'm doing something wrong. Please help!

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  2. Tweakie

    Tweakie OpenBuilds Team
    Staff Member Moderator Builder

    Jan 18, 2014
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    There does not appear to be anything wrong with your Gcode.
    Check you machine, in particular tightness of grub screws on the pulleys, for anything mechanical. With that ruled out then check to see if you have lost steps (after the job has finished - does the cutter return exactly to the start position X0000,Y0000 if commanded ?).


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