I have used them for other projects and their belt is reinforce with fiber glass belt a lot less elongating
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Thanks for the heads up on the source.
Is there ever a thread that you don’t give a link to some Shapeoko wiki BS. Do you even own a X-Carve or are you just a Shapeoko shill.
I’m the guy who wrote the Shapeoko 2 assembly instructions (in exchange for a free machine), who posted quite a bit here on the Inventables pages back before there was a forum, and who was specifically asked to participate in this forum by the principals of Inventables.
I also contributed quite a bit to the Shapeoko wiki, which at least one member has specifically asked be duplicated for the X-carve:
If you know of some other source of information which can be used, which is available under a similarly permissive license (the Shapeoko wiki is CC-SA), I’d be glad to know of it and would gladly contribute to it and use it.
FWIW, I find the bifurcation of what was a single community an unfortunate occurrence, which really doesn’t help either community, nor the larger cause of opensource CNC. Remember the story of the Roman father and his sons: