I added an inch to the -Y travel. I just got back from the steelyard with a piece of 1x3 steel. This will move the column back (and up) one inch so the saddle can move another inch +Y, for a total of 5.7" Y travel.
Well, after I get a new ballscrew... <sigh>
It's not Hoss' X2 Freak, but it's coming right along!