I have a few questions for the group as I looked on the regular page and did not find what I am looking for.
- What are the steps for squaring this machine? My thoughts are to drop Z to its lowest point without the router in place and verify that all for contact points are even. Take the x to its minimum and maximum travel and verify that the x is square, and then do the same thing with the y. Measure from X full Travel Y full Travel, to X Home Y Home, and do the same for the opposite corner to verify that it is all square. Once I do that Put a mark at center of table with my Pen in the pen holder, and make repeated moves a given distance(Such as 10MM each direction making a square and verifying the size, and verify it can do it consistantly. How to tune that is a mystery to me. If everything is square, and it moves to the locations I tell it, great, but if it is off a little how do I tune it.
- Once I have it tuned fairly, I plan on making the two Y plates and the 611 plate on the machine, and tearing it completely down to start over on my assembly, making sure I get it all square again. I would like to at that point put on a fresh spoils board, and then do a wipe pass on it.
- What other calibrations do I need to make on the machine? Am I on to the right path of making sure this is set up correct?