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-==== Sherline Mill Setup (Robots) ==== 
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 === Sherline 8-axis Mill Setup for Morons === === Sherline 8-axis Mill Setup for Morons ===
  
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-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​This page documents my adventures in putting +This page documents my adventures in putting 
-together the <A HREF="http://​www.sherline.com/​">Sherline</​A> ​8-Axis mini-mill. ​ Here you see all the parts, laid out in+together the [[http://​www.sherline.com/​|Sherline]] 8-Axis mini-mill. ​ Here you see all the parts, laid out in
 their lubricated glory on what was (but is no longer) one of my wife's favorite their lubricated glory on what was (but is no longer) one of my wife's favorite
 fluffy white towels. ​ I have already assembled the headstock and motor, as this is fluffy white towels. ​ I have already assembled the headstock and motor, as this is
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 Attaching the round column Attaching the round column
 base (step 1) is pretty trivial, as is attaching the hold down bolt (step 2). base (step 1) is pretty trivial, as is attaching the hold down bolt (step 2).
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-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​However, at this point, I made a mistake;+However, at this point, I made a mistake;
 I added what I now know is the spacer block and extension post.  The instructions don't mention I added what I now know is the spacer block and extension post.  The instructions don't mention
 them, but the drawing is a little ambiguous (and the exploded drawing shows them), so I them, but the drawing is a little ambiguous (and the exploded drawing shows them), so I
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 +<html><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC011/​DSC01128.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC011/​DSC01128.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC011/​DSC01129.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC011/​DSC01129.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC011/​DSC01130.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC011/​DSC01130.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC011/​DSC01128.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC011/​DSC01128.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC011/​DSC01129.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC011/​DSC01129.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC011/​DSC01130.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC011/​DSC01130.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​In the next step, you loosen up the+In the next step, you loosen up the
 flange bolt (the big bolt on the side) that lets the elbow of the bed & swing arm rotate, open it to about 90 degrees, flange bolt (the big bolt on the side) that lets the elbow of the bed & swing arm rotate, open it to about 90 degrees,
 and tighten it up again. ​ Then you attach it to the column. and tighten it up again. ​ Then you attach it to the column.
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 on the column adjustment on the column adjustment
 block. ​ This locks the column so that it cannot tilt front/back, and lets you make a fine block. ​ This locks the column so that it cannot tilt front/back, and lets you make a fine
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-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​Before+Before
 we begin, let's define names for some of the parts. ​ Given that I am a pilot, I'm familiar with we begin, let's define names for some of the parts. ​ Given that I am a pilot, I'm familiar with
 aviation descriptions for the various axes.  If you imagine the mill as being an airplane, with aviation descriptions for the various axes.  If you imagine the mill as being an airplane, with
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- +In a similar way, you adjust the rotary column. ​ I aligned against the sharp edge of the column bed, as it was hard to see if things
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-<TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC011/​DSC01147.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC011/​DSC01147.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC011/​DSC01148.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC011/​DSC01148.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC011/​DSC01149.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC011/​DSC01149.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​In a similar way, you adjust the rotary column. ​ I aligned against the sharp edge of the column bed, as it was hard to see if things+
 were correct any other place (but, see below). ​ To adjust, you loosen the 4 outer bolts on the front plate, were correct any other place (but, see below). ​ To adjust, you loosen the 4 outer bolts on the front plate,
 and rotate to things line up.  I found it easiest to actually do it by feel, using the and rotate to things line up.  I found it easiest to actually do it by feel, using the
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 +It was at this point that I realized that I should have taken the motor off, as well as the
 extension block. ​ After I did this, I had to align against the saddle, not the column bed, because my extension block. ​ After I did this, I had to align against the saddle, not the column bed, because my
 square was too big to do otherwise; I couldn'​t raise the saddle high enough to get out of the way. square was too big to do otherwise; I couldn'​t raise the saddle high enough to get out of the way.
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-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​The next step is to measure the built-in error of the+The next step is to measure the built-in error of the
 y-axis. ​ Frustratingly,​ Sherline doesn'​t explain why this is done, or how to use the results, y-axis. ​ Frustratingly,​ Sherline doesn'​t explain why this is done, or how to use the results,
 but here is how to do it.  You will need a dial indicator, which allows you to measure differences but here is how to do it.  You will need a dial indicator, which allows you to measure differences
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-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​The next step is to square up the ram (the yaw axis (axis 6)+The next step is to square up the ram (the yaw axis (axis 6)
 and the thrust (axis 5)).  Both of these are clamped down by the big flange bolt on the round and the thrust (axis 5)).  Both of these are clamped down by the big flange bolt on the round
 column at the back.  You set the thrust to where you want it (usually, so the center point of column at the back.  You set the thrust to where you want it (usually, so the center point of
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 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/​DSC01211.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/​DSC01211.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/​DSC01212.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/​DSC01212.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/​DSC01211.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/​DSC01211.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/​DSC01212.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/​DSC01212.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +What Sherline calls "​Squaring the column with the X-axis"​
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-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​What Sherline calls "​Squaring the column with the X-axis"​+
 is more precisely "​setting the roll axis", and what you are adjusting is the rotary column. is more precisely "​setting the roll axis", and what you are adjusting is the rotary column.
 Confusingly,​ Sherline states "​Because the axis that allows you to tilt the column in and out Confusingly,​ Sherline states "​Because the axis that allows you to tilt the column in and out
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-<​UL>​ +  * The only measurements that count are those on the extreme left and right as you turn the spindle. ​ As long as they are equal, you're OK. 
-<LI>The only measurements that count are those on the extreme left +  ​* ​If your test indicator doesn'​t have a swivel mount (like mine!), the Sherline boring tool can be used to offset the indicator. 
-and right as you turn the spindle. ​ As long as they are equal, you're OK. +  ​* ​To get the clamping bolts to the proper tension for adjustment, loosen each one, then tighten it gently until you feel just a little resistance. 
-<LI>If your test indicator doesn'​t have a swivel mount (like mine!), the Sherline boring tool can be +  ​* ​When you've got things set, gently tighten each bolt just a bit, remeasure, tighten a bit more, etc.  Gently does it.
-used to offset the indicator. +
-<LI>To get the clamping bolts to the proper tension for adjustment, loosen each one, then +
-tighten it gently until you feel just a little resistance. +
-<LI>When you've got things set, gently tighten each bolt just a bit, remeasure, tighten a bit +
-more, etc.  Gently does it. +
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-</TD></TR></TABLE></TD></TR></TABLE>Next we'll adjust the pitch axis,+<html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/DSC01213.JPG"​ target="​_blank"​><img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/​DSC01213.jpg"​></a><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/​DSC01215.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/​DSC01215.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC012/​DSC01216.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC012/DSC01216.jpg"​></a></html> 
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 +Next we'll adjust the pitch axis,
 freeing the knuckle by freeing the knuckle by
 loosening the flange bolt behind the rotary column dial, and doing fine adjustment with that loosening the flange bolt behind the rotary column dial, and doing fine adjustment with that
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-<​UL>​ +  * If the front reading is greater than the back reading, you need to tilt the column back, by tightening the bolt. 
-<LI>If the front reading is greater than the back reading, you need to tilt the column back, +  ​* ​If the front reading is lower than the back reading, you need to tilt the colum forward, by loosening the bolt. 
-by tightening the bolt. +  ​* ​Because of the funky way the numbers will change, make small adjustments,​ and then even smaller ones as you get closer. 
-<LI>If the front reading is lower than the back reading, you need to tilt the colum forward, +  ​* ​It helps to reposition the test indicator vertically between measurements to get full benefit of its range.
-by loosening the bolt. +
-<LI>Because of the funky way the numbers will change, make small adjustments,​ and then even +
-smaller ones as you get closer. +
-<LI>It helps to reposition the test indicator vertically between measurements to get full +
-benefit of its range. +
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