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Hello everybody. Just introducing myself. I have a cnc'd X2 and just recently completed a cnc conversion on my x3, along with a 4th rotary table axis. I also...
Aug 7, 2007
Maarten van Veen
replacement hex key bolts
I'm looking for index handled bolts/screws to replace the M4 x 20 hex key bolts that lock the x and y table gib strips. There is also the M8 x 50 hex key bolt...
Aug 2, 2007
I've just joined. I have a Sieg X1 from Axminster Tools. I'm in the UK and look for projects, drawings, etc to provide x and y carriage stops and other...
Jul 30, 2007
SX3 DRO MOUNT PROBLEMS
i just bought a sx3 from grizzly and i added one of jack's power feeds to the machine. and i also bought a mtech dro (very simular to grizzly'
s dro package) to...
Jul 18, 2007
An excellent idea for Z-axis power feed for X3 and SX3
Love me X3, but cranking Z-handle to lower/raise the head gets annoying fast. After some thinking I got a good idea on how to motorize it with minimal expense...
Jul 9, 2007
Dimensions for the X1
To All: I am looking for dimensions for the stock X1 column and head. In addition, I would like to know the dimensions on the base with extended x & y axes...
Jul 8, 2007
looking to buy an x series mill, some questions
Hello, I am looing to buy one of the x series mills. Just wondering about some advice. I am leaning towards the X2. Is it truly a better machine than the X1,...
Jun 16, 2007
Actual owners of X3/variants
Hello, This question is for those who actually own the Sieg X3 or the Grizzly variant. In actual use how have you found these mills to perform? Are they loud,...
Jun 15, 2007
X3 Spindle Lock
I'm building a power draw bar the X3 right now but need to impliment some sort of Spindle Lock. Does any one have any ideas, or has done this before? Pictures...
Jun 8, 2007
X3 gear noise, smoothness
Hello folks, I am getting ready to pull the trigger on the Sieg X3 or Grizzly version. lately though I have been hearing that it is really noisy and not very...
Jun 8, 2007
grizzly 0619 x3 mill
called today to order a new x3 and found out that grizzly is out of stock on their first shipment and taking orders for the next shipment which is due 5-11-07....
May 26, 2007
Does anyone know of a source for metal gears for the little X1 mill? I keep breaking the plastic ones. Another alternative would be a belt drive conversion....
May 19, 2007
Hi I have had an X3 Mill for about 2 years and am more than pleased with it.I am now considering fitting ARC EURO DRO's - Horizontal Chinese scales to the X Y...
Apr 28, 2007
Purchase of X1 Mill
I am thinking of buying an X1 mill. Any suggestions as to the best supplier? Looking at the available literature all modles seem to be the same apart from the...
Apr 25, 2007
Re: base casting size.
Many thanks to all who replied to my request, and my newly aquired x3. is now slowly filling my garage with swarf, it is not as big heavy or probably as robust...
Apr 23, 2007
Lifting points on Grizzly G0619 Sx3 mill
My G0619 arrived in good shape. I'm looking for suggested lifting points--any suggestions? Tim...
Feb 18, 2007
Re: Re: x3 or wm16
... Not had any dealings with the Warco or Chester variants but I would imagine they even though they come from different factories they have the same Chinese...
Feb 18, 2007
Re: x3 or wm16
... Main differences are in the spindle X3 is R8 or MT3 and the WM16 is MT2 only. May also pay to have a look at the Chester offering of the WM16, not sure of...
Feb 17, 2007
x3 or wm16
hi all I am ready to buy a milling machine and i cannot decide between the X3 and the Warco wm16 Has anyone any advice to offer or has had the same decision...
Feb 17, 2007
Where to find cheap X,Y,Z DRO scales for X3 (in US)?
I have an X3 mill (Grizzly G0463) and I'd like to purchase a set of three DRO scales for X, Y and Z axes. It seems the least expensive option is to buy...
Feb 11, 2007
Belt size/spec for Sieg X3 driving belt
I always like to have spares on hand, just in case. Can some1 point me to belt's industrial designation so I can order a spare from McMaster/MSC/
Gates etc. ...
Feb 11, 2007
Message for Moderator (s)
Could one of the moderators please send me a personal email? I have a posting request. - Jack M....
Feb 1, 2007
I have a 12" dia. wheel that has 20 holes around circumference for an IR detector that determines spacing to a machine to actuate. Since I need to have the...
Jan 28, 2007
X3 Motor Controller on eBay
See Item number: 330079787967 It is sold by a fellow from Western Australia upgrading his mill to 3- phase VFD. Starting price looks very reasonable for...
Jan 24, 2007
On a X3 mill, what is the purpose(s) of the T slot on the front vertical surface of the X slide? I see on catalogs pictures of Stub Milling Arbors but I never...
Jan 14, 2007
X2 mini mill
Has anyone taken a Grizzly G0516 mill head and column and mated it to a larger cross slide table. i.e. a Super X2. Or even a X1 mill with the extended cross...
Jan 12, 2007
mini mill motor
anyone out there have a used motor they might want to sell? Bob Zawarski...
Jan 10, 2007
X3 Preparation Guide
We have prepared an "X3 Preparation Guide" which you will find on our website www.arceurotrade.
co.uk Once you are on our site, click on Machines & Accessories...
Jan 9, 2007
Workbench work envelope size for X3 mini-mill
What is a good work envelope size for a X3 mini-mill on my workbench? Here's the layout: wife has workbench (she calls it storage) from left edge of garage to...
Jan 6, 2007
Reviving X3 strip down thread
Just got the X3 from Grizzly, 2 1/2 days after ordering shipped from MO to TX, not bad. 445 pounds is a killer for me. I took the boxes on top OFF. Emergency...
Jan 1, 2007
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