- May 31, 2017 at 11:25 am #34846
It has been a long time since I have posted here, but I need some advice. I currently have the first gen MPCNC that I have not used much lately due to some other projects that I was working on. Now, I would like to get back into it and make good use of the MPCNC.
One thing I want to do is upgrade from the Dewalt 660 to the 611, but need some advice on a good mount that will work with the original design.
If one cannot be found, it is worth upgrading to the new design? I have most of the parts for the new MPCNC printed, I just need a couple more and I should be good.
Thanks in advance for any help. Greatly appreciated.May 31, 2017 at 12:04 pm #34850
I went from the previous version to a Low Rider. Just sayin’…June 1, 2017 at 5:14 pm #34953
JohnParticipantJune 2, 2017 at 2:06 pm #34998
Jeffeb3ParticipantI don’t second Jeff’s opinion. You shouldn’t give up the mpcnc to get a lowrider.
<strong class=”d4pbbc-bold”><strong class=”d4pbbc-bold”>Having both is a far superior answer.[/b]
Can’t win them all!
I still have it mostly assembled in the basement.
I’ve been considering making it smaller and either doing a laser or a small mill for PCB. The biggest problem with mine was the DeWalt wasn’t perpendicular to the work, which really limited my speeds and stuff. I was going to upgrade to 525, but I skipped it for the LR.June 2, 2017 at 7:50 pm #35002
Thanks for the advice. I am now considering the Low Rider as it would be a bit more versatile. Even if I just build it at 4′ x 4′.
Also, can I use the Low Rider for things like engraving and such, or just cutting?June 2, 2017 at 8:54 pm #35008
Mine is flat enough to engrave successfully and I’m pretty sure Jeff’s is even flatter.June 3, 2017 at 6:55 am #35015
It can do all the same things there just aren’t all the mounts designed yet for other functions, but all the router functions are no problem.
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