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C-Beam XXLarge "Laser "Tank""

Discussion in 'Laser Cutters' started by Bernie CLark, Jan 28, 2017.

  1. Bernie CLark

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  2. MaryD

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    Are you mounting that to the wall or just using the wall for storage when off?
     
  3. Bernie CLark

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    It is mounted to the well so it lays flat when not in use. Then at about 60 deg when pulled out.
     
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    Great idea.
     
  5. Bernie CLark

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    Limited space is the mother of innovation :) LOL
     
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    Nice looking build, but I have to ask, why did you choose to make it with cbeam? 20X40 vslot would have been strong enough to handle the weight of a laser diode.
     
  7. Bernie CLark

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    I wanted the option to use a trim router as well as the laser. In the future I might be looking at a whole, from the ground up, redesign with vslot and nema 17's for just the laser.
     
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    OK, makes sense :)
     
  9. Bernie CLark

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    I build public roads for a living so I have a tendency to over design sometimes :) LOL
     

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