View Full Version : FOR SALE: garage clearout ali extrusion, linear rails, ballscrews

02-04-2016, 08:54 PM
Hi all,

due to imminent arrival of new products, I am trying to clear out some space. The bits advertised here have been accumulated/hoarded since 2010 when I started spending money on CNC. All were specifically bought for a hobby project that is very unlikely to now materialise. (Sale is therefore of personal effects and nothing to do with my business.) I am sure that anybody could make a very good machine out of the parts. I would do so myself but right now time is very very tight.

Postage on all items will be extra as they are very heavy and some are long. I would prefer pick up and payment in cash if possible.

First off Brand new, unused but soiled due to storage Minitec aluminium extrusions with more connecting hardware than you will ever need. The 8 square sections are 45x45mm and all 1m long. The 2 flats are 18x270. The 2 shorter flats are 0.5m long. Also 9 bits of 90x90mm section

10 per meterlength of the 45x45mm section
50 per meterlength of the 19x270 flat plates
30 for the pair of the 500mm long 19x270 flats
10 for the pair of the 90x90



One of the shorter flat bits was used as a fixture plate many moons ago but is still true and flat.

The 2 off 90x90mm offcuts have been used a bit and one of them was hacked off by hand, before I bought a bandsaw. Should have at least 450mm of usable length on the short one and 500 on the other.

The whole pile plus 2 lengths of some other profile that I have no clue where it came from:


PM me for details and to ask any questions

Thanks for having a look


02-04-2016, 09:02 PM
I am only allowed to post 18 pictures per reply so here is the remainder of the listing:

Next we have the ballscrews various lengths withthe longest one being in excess of 900mm, maybe 1m long. All have been machinedby a friend on a hobby lather but I would not trust them, thinking back to howthey we done.
Oneskinny one was bought from machined from Misumi 12mm diameter has not been usedas it was too loose for my liking.
The restwere from Zapp automation 1605s, I also added oversized balls to some of theballnuts so they are pretty tight. Packet of various oversized balls will gowith them if the buyer wants it.

I will need to make better measurements for these as I am not sure what is what. Either way, I am happy to let them all go for 80 plus postage.


This is where my heart starts to bleed... my collection of linear rails...

3 sets of Hiwin 20mm profile rails with 12 flange type carriages. The carriages are the medium preload high precision type. Cost me more than 800 to buy at the time including the two FK12-C7 ballscrew mounts. Were destined to go on my Chester lux when I decided to buy the KRV.

Carriages HGW20CC-ZA 25 each ,
1m long rails 40 each
700mm long rails 35
500mm long rails 28 each
FK12-C7 ballscrew mounts 40 each
Buy the lot for 500 saving you 80is


Even more heart bleed comes from having to sellmy unopened 25mm NSK rails paid for in full to mate who bought them in errorfrom RS. 13 heavy duty carriages included.
Total cost at the time was in excess of 1500...

55 eachfor the 820mm long rails
50 eachfor the 640mm long rails
40 eachfor the carriages
700 (thelot saving you 30)


02-04-2016, 09:47 PM
I will take
4 X 20mm Hiwin carriages
2 X 20mm rail @ 1mtr

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08-04-2016, 07:31 AM
4 X 20mm Hiwin carriages
2 X 20mm rail @ 1mtr

and all the ballscrews are now paid. The remaining 25mm rails and extrusions are all still available.

11-04-2016, 10:38 AM
Sorry all, the Hiwin rails that are left were incorrectly advertised. They are in fact 600mm long and 500mm long.

The 820mm long NSK rails and 8 carriages are now sold pending payment.


11-04-2016, 02:23 PM
The ballscrews arrived in good shape, no doubt due to your excellent packaging!
Many Thanks,

11-04-2016, 03:25 PM
The ballscrews arrived in good shape, no doubt due to your excellent packaging!
Many Thanks,

The best news and complement I have had all day. Enjoy them Nick.

17-04-2016, 09:55 AM
Hi pal received the rails and blocks couple days ago, sorry I've been busy!

Rails are perfect! Great postage and very well packaged! Time to clean the attic so I can buy more stuff ;p

Many thanks!

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18-04-2016, 06:10 PM
Hi George,

Rails & blocks arrived today looks great, brill packing well pleased, in big rush to get started now.

Many thanks


18-04-2016, 11:14 PM

looking forward to seeing the bits in action. Thanks for your purchases.

Aluminium extrusions still available now.

oh and if anyone wants a BMW Dakar motorbike, I have one of them too :D