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    Sep 13, 2021, 02:25 AM
    editor@glue-it.com replied to a thread CNC Router in Tool Talk
    After changing the z-axis rails and increasing the stiffness of the x and y backlash I now have a Genmitsu 3018-pro that can accurately engrave...
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    Sep 12, 2021, 01:36 AM
    editor@glue-it.com replied to a thread CNC Router in Tool Talk
    ps: if you have a Genmitsu 3018 would be good to know the diameter of the z-axis rails. I wouldn't be surprised a lot have been made with the...
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    Sep 12, 2021, 01:34 AM
    editor@glue-it.com replied to a thread CNC Router in Tool Talk
    Sadly I'm still trying to improve this cnc. After spending some more time looking at the z-axis issues I made some measurements: The Z-axis...
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    Sep 8, 2021, 03:13 AM
    Around the saddle I want to mask so that I can control how far the silver solder goes. I did some research and there are lots of options from liquid...
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    Sep 4, 2021, 03:34 PM
    In preparation for silver soldering the phosphor bronze saddle to the boiler I've been running some coupon tests. Effectively looking at applying...
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    Sep 3, 2021, 03:19 AM
    Looking in more detail at the steam valve design. The schematic looks reasonably simple. However, I've been looking at a number of references to try...
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    Sep 1, 2021, 01:07 PM
    Having machined the valve chest and cover I needed to create the nameplate. At first I thought it should be just a capital N for me, but in the end I...
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    Aug 30, 2021, 08:45 AM
    The steam valve in this 1/20th scale engine is challenging and so I thought I would talk through the options:
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    Aug 24, 2021, 09:40 AM
    I've been looking at improvements to the solenoid motor. The first thing I tried was magnetic confinement, I think you will agree this improves it. ...
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