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The Nguni - an OX variant

Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by David the swarfer, Oct 7, 2015.

  1. David the swarfer

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    David the swarfer published a new build:

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  2. Rick 2.0

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    "....a vertical vice..."? I'm hoping you mean "vise" as there are certain things you shouldn't do on an Ox. ;)
     
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  3. Mark Carew

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    Looking forward the Nguni OX build David! :thumbsup:
     
  4. Mark Carew

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    I see the plates worked up in SketchUcam :) Very cool
     
  5. killRMODZ

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    This would be an excellent upgrade for those wanting a slightly larger spindle with carriage plates that allow beefier 80/20 extrusions for y axis travel to support the heavier Z. I might be interested in some aluminum versions... soon!
     
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    Alright your back on it. Love the aluminum anti-backlash nut block David :thumbsup:
     
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  7. David the swarfer

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    Strangely the banggood leadscrew which that brass nut came with is a slightly different size to the one you sent, even though both are M8X8 4 start. So, that nut is time wasted and I am using your nylon one, much smoother really.
    Last night quick test run....
     
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