Upgrades I have done to my Shapeoko 3 XL so far after a year of ownership. I want to do this to be able to control on/off and speed with cm. My Shapeoko 3 has been sitting in my shop pretty much neglected for a while. Because thread lock is used at the factory to secure the connection, using a pair of pliers (not provided) to grip the standoff, may be necessary. Top. I upgraded to steel-belt GT2 9mm belts and don't struggle at all milling through aluminum. Forum rules Only legal items and items related to CNC projects are eligible to be advertised through this forum. The new Shapeoko Pro XXL. The 300 Watt Quiet Cut Spindle from Inventables works great with the Shapeoko desktop CNC. Shapeoko accepts standard gcode so you can use almost any CAM software. Here is the master list on the Spapeoko wiki. Posted by 5 days ago. Joe7cri Posts: 7 Joined: Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:06 pm. 3. I’m giving:this. We’ve added special notes to guide you whenever these differences require alternate instructions: Throughout the guide you will also find information that we’ve called out for you to pay particular attention to. Posted on July 18, 2016 July 18, 2016 by Frederico. The proximity switch upgrade kit comes with the components listed in the table below and shown in Fig. 1 post • Page 1 of 1. b.sanders Posts: 2 Joined: Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:26 pm Location: Illinois. It looks to be in perfect condition. Check out our full line of upgrades here All of these upgrades were developed by us and are in daily use on our machine! 1. hide. Note that when looking from the front of the Shapeoko XXL, the two screws are on the right side. With the upgrade came some enhancements to the machine bench that holds the CNC. At that point, I run into issues with the v-wheels deflecting and causing issues. 2 posts • Page 1 of 1. edited 4 years ago. Capable of full 3D machining, not just simple 2D shapes. Shapeoko 3 - Expansion Packs from $ 530.00 Shapeoko BitSetter $ 120.00 Sold Out Sale. Return to “For Sale” Jump to. I have seen the wiki with spindle options but they top about about the 800 - 1kw range. Post by b.sanders » Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:29 pm I'm thinking about upgradeing to a spindle with vfd drive. The Shapeoko milling machines are designed by Carbide 3D to be affordable enough for any shop and powerful enough to do real work. A bolt will roll out of sight. In addition to the above, it features EZ-Tram, a quick way to tram your router. Please read the official instructions for your machine all the way through --- this will take 5 minutes at most and can save you 30. Have a Shapeoko 3 CNC of your own? Part of it was that I’ve been busy with other things around the house – prepped and painted a room, had the holidays, etc., and other family things. Finally, all the electronics were relocated to a new box in the back of the tool stand with extra room for future spindle upgrades. Originally, I was going to start using my Shapeoko again for other projects after having completed the last batch of upgrades. It is a great upgrade for many other DIY CNC router designs as well. Swapping the v-wheels out is of higher benefit that putting all the effort into adding ball screws. It is also possible to convert your ShapeOko 2 into a 1000mm X-Carve. It’s worth noting that an air cooled spindle does not have all the benefits of a water cooled version. Shapeoko BitZero $ 120.00 $ 79.00 Shapeoko HD 65MM Spindle Mount $ 80.00 Shapeoko HD 80MM Spindle Mount $ 80.00 Sold Out Shapeoko HD Eccentric Nuts (QTY 9) $ 15.00 Shapeoko HDZ $ 450.00 Shapeoko Maintenance Kit $ 70.00 Shapeoko Proximity Switch Kit $ 50.00 Shapeoko Threaded Table $ 400.00 Sold Out Shapeoko … Value Mask X Y Z 0 00000000 N N N 1 00000001 Y N N 2 00000010 N Y N 3 00000011 Y Y N 4 00000100 N N Y 5 00000101 Y N Y 6 00000110 N Y Y 7 00000111 Y Y Y The homing switches, lead screws, electronics, and spindle have all been upgraded. 3. It has the $20 Dremel style spindle which I'll take but probably upgrade pretty quickly. Shapeoko 3 XXL $1970.00 Shapeoko Bitsetter $120.00 Shapeoko Bitzero $99.00 Dewalt Router $100.00 ... Used Shapeoko 3 XXL + HDZ and other upgrades - Groton, MA. The Dewalt DWP611 and the Makita RT0701 were the initial choices for spindles for the Shapeoko 3 (they also work well on suitably upgraded Shapeoko 1/2s). I have a super old Shapeoko 3 I've been working on and was hoping to … Talk about all things CNC. Shapeoko . Shapeoko 3 Standard, XL and XXL are in stock! Building your Shapeoko 3/XL/XXL. $3 for Grbl 0.9, default for Shapeoko 3: $3=6 (dir port invert mask:00000110) X axis is 1, Y is 2, and Z is 4. I plan on doing aluminium where it makes sense. One of the best upgrades for the Shapeoko is to use a spindle instead of the rotary tool that many start with. Designed around a premium ball screw and linear rails it will allow your Z to glide up and down with ease – even with a weighty spindle. Have many people upgraded their dewalt to a proper spindle? I was able to use the Makita router to cut the bed grid by flipping the collar upside down, which lets the router sit about .25" lower. DW660; DWP611; Dewalt and Makita Comparison. Hi Guys, following on from my thread on upgrading the Shapeoko 3 to a 2.2kw spindle Here was the discovery with a fair amount of ramblings. Buying the Shapeoko 3 XXL. First, and obviously, it needed to be enlarged to hold the larger tool. some thought. The kit includes everything you need to get started except the Dewalt trim router. Any of you classy folk happened to have recently (or not so recently) upgraded from a stock 3 to an XL or XXL and still have the parts kicking around? Upgrading the spindle. Firstly, why do this? save. WillAdams (William Adams (Carbide 3D)) February 8, 2017, 6:35pm #2. Re: Assembly Mistake Shapeoko 3 XL Post by Dan_the_Chemist » Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:59 am MyFastEddy wrote: Just realized that I must have made a mistake setting up my Shapeoko 3 XL. Luke (Luke (Carbide 3D)) February 8, 2017, 5:47pm #1. I was planning in getting a shapeoko cnc, and I just saw that they released the pro version of it. I'll drop you a text tomorrow. I’m not smart enough to tell you how much difference most of this will make, but I can tell you that I’d pay nearly the entire difference in price between the old Nomad 883 and the Nomad 3 just for the upgrade from the old 70-watt spindle to the new 150-watt spindle. The other part of it was that I’ve been thinking about upgrades for the Shapeoko 3 pretty much since I took it out of the box. I thought it would be useful to do a full write up on it – so that others can learn from my mistakes and learning’s. Have many people upgraded their dewalt to a proper spindle? Specifications (XXL Pro): Cutting Area: 33"(X) x 33"(Y) x 4"(Z) Footprint: 50" (X), 42" (Y), 19" (Z) Weight: 175 lbs Computer Requirements: OS X 10.14 or higher; Windows 8, 8.1, 10; Spindles: Shapeoko Pro uses a trim router as a spindle. Cheers, -Michael. if your item for sale is deemed to be not fit for the forum it will be removed without warning by one of the moderators. Heres a few helpful Carbide Create files: Work holding Clamps and a threaded insert grid pattern (with recesses) for the XL and XXL Shapeoko machines. I’m giving:this some thought. But for some reason I got it in my head to order some more parts and keep going until I end up with the best this machine can possibly be. If you want to upgrade your machine to the new X-Carve style, you can buy the individual components listed in the Upgrade Kit (or you can just buy the upgrade kit depending on whether or not you buy the 2 rails for your x-axis gantry or the wide MakerSlide). WTB Shapeoko 3 XL or XXL (Westchester, NY) sell your stuff here. SPINDLE UPGRADE. We recommend our Carbide Compact Router, but any router with a 65mm diameter, like the Makita RT0701C, will work. You are about to Build a CNC Machine with your bare hands. Upgrade from Shapeoko 3 to XL or XXL. What's a good price for it? Shapeoko upgrade (5) – Z-axis. I recently upgraded my Shapeoko 2 CNC to the new X-Carve using the upgrade kit sold by Inventables. The screws only need to be loosened enough to slip the bracket between the screw heads and the plate. You will make a mistake. share. Second, I included a better control panel on the front left with an easy to access emergency stop. Item Description Qty A X-Axis Proximity Switch (2675mm for XXL, 2350mm for XL, and 610mm for Shapeoko 3) 1 B Y-Axis Proximity Switch (2540mm for XXL, 2220mm for XL, and 712mm for Shapeoko 3… installation procedures between Shapeoko 3, XL, and XXL models AND between Shapeoko models shipped pre-Dec 2019 and post-Dec 2019. Post by castlewerks » Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:51 am HI Eric, Yes its still available. 3 posts • Page 1 of 1. 7 comments. Also better speed control. shapeoko laser attachment Getting started with an Endurance 10 watt laser and Shapeoko XXL 3 CNC machine Posted on 25.07.2019 (17.12.2020) by George Fomitchev If I don't buy the Dewalt or Makita I have roughly $600 left in my budget to upgrade to a spindle. Shapeoko Spindle Options The Shapeoko 3 is provided as a kit, and while we have the Carbide Compact Router as an option and the stock mount will fit a DeWalt DWP611/D26200 and the adapter will also fit a Makita RT0701/0700 or 65mm spindle, you’re welcome to customize it to your liking, with the understanding that you will be “on your own” for any and all modifications you’d like to make. Buy an expansion kit any time to upgrade your Shapeoko 3 to the XL or XXL… Spindle Mount. Since then the Carbide Compact Router (essentially a rebadged Makita) has become the router option for Carbide 3D machines. 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