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    Today I band sawed a 45 Deg angle on the ends of six 2" x 2" tubes, they will be the bottom the the router's work area!
    Next I setup a quick & dirty stop on my mill to help support the long tubes while I milled the 45 Deg to a length of 60"

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    Great work.

    I would have stopped after cutting the 45 deg on the saw but you take the time and effort to perfect the cut.

    What is the sidewall thickness of the square tubing?

    It looks really thick. My 4" square tubing is about 1/8" thick.

    Jason



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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason Marsha View Post
    Great work.

    I would have stopped after cutting the 45 deg on the saw but you take the time and effort to perfect the cut.

    What is the sidewall thickness of the square tubing?

    It looks really thick. My 4" square tubing is about 1/8" thick.

    Jason


    Hi Jason!
    The last six tubes were 1/8" wall, but the other 2" & 3" tubes are 1/4" wall!
    I want this router to be FAST & strong!

    I've been looking at both Stepper & Servo systems, I like the Servos for the speed!


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    Multi-Mode Breakout Board 1x PMD,Inc. PMDX-126 $174.00
    Spindle Control Interface 1x PMD,Inc. PMDX-106 $89.00
    Total: $1,087.00

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    Power Prep Module 80 volt, 20 ampere 1x PMD,Inc. PMDX-135 $119.00
    NEMA23 350 Oz/in Peak Torque 60vdc Servo 4x HOMESHOPCNC $600.00
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    Spindle Control Interface 1x PMD,Inc. PMDX-106 $89.00
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    You're probably going to want to go with Nema 34 motors for this monster. Imo, the motors you mention in the previous post will be on the small side.

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    You may want to look into the dmm tech servo setup. They are ac servos but they should be just as easy to setup and around the same price ballpark. You are a true craftsmen. Its nice to see people who know how to achieve such high quality results in a manual setup in this day and time.

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    Wow 1/4" inch sidewall, that puppy is going to be a monster!

    Back in post #23 third picture, that is the biggest vernier caliper I have seen. I did not know they came that large.

    Jason



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    Hi Gerry
    Thanks for the heads-up on the NEMA 34's

    Thanks Ben!

    Jason, That's my 48" vernier caliper! Many times I wish I had a 72" !!
    There will be allot of 3/8"-16 threads in the side walls, and I didn't want to weld solid plugs at every location!

    I don't have any experience with Servo's, but the Gecko driver looks & connects just like the Stepper driver!
    That simplicity is worth paying a little more for!

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    Today I finished drilling the holes in the ends of the long tubes with the 45 deg ends.

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    Next I made the base plates for the gantry ends, this assembly will go to the welder!
    After Drilling & c-boring all the holes, I added one more 3/8-16 hole so a long threaded rod could clamp the pieces together!
    It's easier for me to maintain location and squareness!

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    Well it looks like its about time for shrimp parm!!!

    John



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    The shrimp dinner was delicious! Thanks John!

    The gantry ends and the six legs went out to the welder this afternoon!
    That feels like progress!

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    Oh hell yes, Welcome back WidgitMaster !!!!!!!! All hail the Widgitmaster !!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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