View Full Version : NEW MEMBER: hello from down south
Been looking at this forum for a while, and thought i would take the plunge.
I have an X3 manual mill and started to convert it to CNC.
nearly finnished it now, and just need to sort the motors out and drivers out.
30-08-2010, 09:51 PM
Hi Geza and welcome to the site. We'd love to see some pics of how you converted it... why not start a build log
I got a ballscrew kit from the states, because i wanted to get it converted quick.
Then left is few months to save up for the motors and drivers.
Will see if i can take some pics tomorrow.
I'm in Corfe Mullen, so probably 5 mins from you! My machine write up is at http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/emcinfo.pl?Pjm
Impresive stuf paul.
This is a few pics i took of the mill, i still need to add the X and the Y axis motors and three drivers.
The Mill has been sat in my workshop for a few months so looks like it has a bit of rust in places, but is nealy new with only a few hours of use.
I will get started on the motors and drivers next week.
Anyone have an idea what size motors to go for on the X and Y axis?
The motor mounts are nama 23 i think
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