Archive for the ‘Mill 3-axis DRO’ Category

31 Jan, 2010

Shumatech DRO on X2 Mill

Posted by: Raynerd In: Mill 3-axis DRO

Several months on and I have just received a Shumatech 350 at a bargain of a price! The Shumatech 550 has just been released so I suspect that there will be a few of these 350`s come up for sale. I`m really impressed with it, I need to mount it properly on a flexable arm [...]

30 Nov, -0001

X2 Mill 3-axis DRO

Posted by: Raynerd In: Mill 3-axis DRO

Hi Just a quick one – a nice day today so took the workshop outside and completed the mounting of my DRO bars. To be honest, this wasn`t such a huge feet as the parts were made by Matt when I bought the mill – I had to make one of the Y-axis mounts because [...]


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