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Apr 22, 2011, 05:11 AM
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Cnc'n airplane parts


Will add more parts, when I make something hobby related.

-Making a servo tray. Carbon, balsa composite.

-6061 t6 cut with 1/4 inch rough mill,.050 deep at about 5.5 ipm

-Carbon motor mount cut with .060 fishtail router, .040 depth. Its the round mounts pictured here https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/atta...mentid=4019138

------Above milled on a Spectralight mill, from here on milled on the Prolight 2000.

-Aluminum gyro mount being milled with 3/16 inch end mill, at about 20 ipm.

-foam milled with 1/8 inch Rotozip brand Sabercut router bit, 70 ipm feed
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Apr 23, 2011, 11:24 AM
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What kind of CNC rig is this? Is it home made? It looks at first like some sort of a spindle speed increaser from a VMC, but then it looks like a belt drive at the top? Cool! What RPM does it turn?
Apr 23, 2011, 08:23 PM
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Details on the Spectralight mill are here:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1378684
I was using a Wolfgang Spindle. It is the 110V version. It turns about 20,000 rpm. I forget the exact speed I was cutting at, it was around 5.5 to 6 inches per minute.
Apr 23, 2011, 11:16 PM
Father Pavlvs
In the immortal words of Will Smith, "I have got to get me one of these!"

p.s., This is my first post on this forum.
Apr 24, 2011, 04:26 AM
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Welcome to Rcgroups.
Apr 25, 2011, 06:06 PM
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Awesome setup!
May 28, 2011, 12:41 AM
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Added a couple more in first post.


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