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Old 09-07-2020, 09:18 AM
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0.01 mm! You've got to be happy with that.
Oops, typo.. 0.04mm, that's what it seems... when turning the knob I can feel when lead screw engages inside the nut.
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Old 10-07-2020, 08:47 AM
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That's still pretty good, given that wherever you've got mechanical couplings it will be almost impossible to completely eliminate backlash/play.
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Old 10-07-2020, 09:08 AM
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Yes, I am happy with this, especially when comparing with original situation, when there was a hole in aluminium and steel shaft turning inside..

Actually, cross slide is sort of better (almost no backlash but tighter), this is due to the way nut is attached to the slide (with screw), so when tightened, nut is also rotated a bit (as allowed by screw.. which is then hold tight),
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