The Nomad 3 in my Tiny Workshop

Christmas in November! :heart_eyes: :beer:

Unlike the competition ! Carbide3D did what they said they will ! SHIP on TIME !

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24K RPM Spindle Test.

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Could be the quality of the video, but that looks more like 23,900RPM to me.

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it’s sitting on a plastic table with the lid closed. Could that explain the missing 100 RPM? :sweat_smile:

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Oh Yeah that explains it.

I was counting how many times the pulley set screws went past. Guess I missed a few.

Sexy little machine.

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Runout Test

I’m new to CNC so I’m not 100% sure if I’m doing this correctly.

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Awesome - now I’m really itching to get mine in! I got my order in at 10:03 and am still waiting for it to ship.

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You can put the tip of a DTI at a 90 degree angle and then stick it straight up into the collet, that’s how I’d measure what you’re measuring.

But I think it’s best to measure runout as a whole system: put a collet in, stick a cylindrical thing in it (like a steel pin or an endmill) and then measure the deviation as you rotate the cylinder (the shank, if you’re using an endmill).

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The second video has an endmill. But I will try one again. This time a longer one or stick one in reverse and test the longer shank in multiple points. But then again, I’m still happy with what I got.

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I wouldn’t reverse an endmill — might damage the cutting edges — get a gage pin or a precision ground tooling blank if you don’t want flutes.

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Got it ! Thank you. Please excuse my newbeeness. :sweat_smile:

I must have missed it, but what was the extra thing that they shipped with the Nomad? That secret thingy. Did it turn out to be a sticker of Rob?

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I asked about it. they said they will ship the extra part when it’s ready. And yes they are keeping it a secret :thinking:

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Definitely a sticker. Or something good. But if the good thing doesn’t work, they have stickers to save (Rob’s) face… (as in the face is on the sticker… joke, not insult)

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I bet it’s something very useful but optional. I can’t wait for them to announce it. The suspense is too much. :joy:

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Congratulations! Nice to see one has escaped the confines of C3D and made it into the wild.

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Baby steps :slight_smile:

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Just curious, did you get an email with shipping info prior to receiving? Ordered mine day one…still nothing?

Thanks and congrats!

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Please check in w/ sales@carbide3d.com and they’ll let you know about your order specifics.

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I’m so jealous! Placed my order by 10:04 on day one and no shipment notice yet. I’ve called, emailed, and got generic answers “30 days or less”.

Congrats to you!

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