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Member postings for Martin Mcgiff

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Thread: Sieg SX3 and Machine-DRO 3-Axis Kit
15/04/2020 16:31:58

I have Moved the milling machine back into its final position, picture showing the DRO arm position92722314_2444467582531052_937057629425893376_n.jpg

14/04/2020 12:11:07

Just on second coat of the garage floor but some quick pictures this morning of position ot the DRO arm, inside the rear column 2 cross beams and a bracket (all inside the black control panel) i moved back the screws on top 30mm to allow for this and i also removed 10mm each side at the top to allow the head to rise 50mm higher !!! 93234291_3733922976680341_2806761531662925824_n.jpgArm top right

93156038_248617186182769_6193841499419967488_n.jpgtop of head screws moved 30mm back93001908_237492550789166_2834978938516668416_n.jpgTo allow Z scale inside 93566013_504843610395967_2313160959176212480_n.jpg93430323_851834245328550_5032960308017102848_n.jpg93303573_2734102963476369_4176346952188821504_n.jpg

13/04/2020 15:55:24

The machine controller i mean is the big black box on the back of the machine, i moved it by 30mm to allow the scale to be fitted inside, i also modified it to allow the head to travel 50mm higher, i fitted the DRO arm to the top of the controller box on the right hand side, it is ok and at the right height to read it.

i have painted the floor today but will get some pictures tomorrow



13/04/2020 15:39:53


I made my own as was a better instalation as i also fitted the z axis in the column and moved the controller box back 30mm 92844905_532307884138885_3790375047504330752_n (1).jpg

Edited By Martin Mcgiff on 13/04/2020 15:40:23

10/04/2020 05:40:48

I've just fitted one last week as im now onto the cross slide.

You need to move the black controller back section out 30mm to allow for the scale to fit inside, also if you clip off 10mm each side of the black controller then the head can lift 60mm higher (bonus )

I will sort some pictures later today


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