Metal Maslow kit $600 ships Nov. Respond below if interested

Ooo, very tempting. If I could sell my current kit then I might spring for it.

PS, those look like great upgrades. Would love to see pictures of the pieces.

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Welcome, @Metalmaslow! It’s obvious you have been watching the forums to know the improvements needed to improve performance. That kit looks attractive, and my guess is that you will get plenty of business. I’ll throw a few questions out:

  1. Where will the kits ship from? I’m thinking about many of the issues some of our users have had with customs.
  2. Do you plan on offering pieces from your kit for people who already have a Maslow but want to upgrade something?

One additional comment: Having a kit will fill an important need in the community. People will definitely like you for offering a good kit for a reasonable price. People will love you if you contribute in other ways to the community, whether it is as a regular contributor to the forums discussions, or offering donated kits to schools.

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Welcome to the forum! Looks like a great offer.

A few questions.

  • Has a prototype of this sled setup been built and tested?
  • Is a provision for additional weight on the sled planed?
  • How high is the C-Beam Axis?
  • What motor is used for Z-Axis?

Pictures or renderings would help to visualize the sled and Z setup.

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I would be all over it if I hadn’t recently bought one of the last kits from the Maslow site.

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Great timing, I’ll need another Maslow and like the improvement description. Be interested in a metal sled, too.

Does this have @bar 's blessing? Anything kicked back to the original developers?

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I’ve been in contact with Bar, he helped with supplier info. Nothing is being kicked back.

Gero we are currently waiting on some laser cut pieces to get back to us but will have more information soon
Z axis will be 200 mm tall and the z-axis motor will be similar to the one already used but have a faster rpm.

7lbs for router and z axis.
The steel base plate weighs about 10 pounds and will come with 2 steel bar counterweight 4lbs each that one can bolt on.

Jwolter kits ship from North Carolina USA
We will initially start off on selling just the kits and then hopefully start offering parts.
The parts will be priced such that it is more economical to buy a kit then to piece together one together yourself.

We do hope to donate kits to schools at a reduced price.
This community is really great and honestly all of the improvement ideas were taken from this community. I am more of a business marketing person then a CNC guru but We will be making the laser cut files open source for the base and other components.

PhilMagic. A Ring system will be included and we are going to recommend putting plastic underneath the metal base.
If you want to use a Dewalt 611 you can buy the kit without the Makita router and then buy the Dewalt at your local hardware store or online

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I have both routers. I prefer the Makita because of it’s wider speed range.

It also has a cleaner over all build.

You may need a reduction collet -

http://elairecorp.com/makitaroutercollets.html

The Dewalt has more history, it seem a bit clunky, both have serviceable brushes.

Neither are in the same class as the Current Ridgid R22002 as far as the power at the End Mill.

Just my 2 Cents

Thank you

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I am interested. Just found Maslow and was really bummed to see it’s not really available. Thanks for picking up the ball and running with it.

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I would be super interested in this kit, I would rather have the option to buy without a router or the ridged router but could live with the non router option. but yes would buy this kit.

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I would buy the kit if I could get it without the router. I have 2 of the ridgids so id preferably be able to make one of those work.

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hello team maslow, from Berlin.
I would be interested to purchase a maslow kit
would you deliver to Berlin / Germany?
best regards Patrick

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International shipping will be $70 to $100 more we are trying to get better rates. But due to weight will be difficult.

One can mount a r22002 router on our laser cut base but you will need to use the original z axis kit with shims and bungee cords

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Just to be clear, the sled will have laser cut hole pattern for the R22002 router?

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That is the current plan hopefully nothing will change after testing

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I am intrested in this kit but would like see pictures or a rendering of it so we can see exactly what we are getting. Hate to spend $600 on something sight unseen. Is thos possible?

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Interested as well!

Will you ship it to Europe?

Can you put a full BOM here?

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Shipping to Europe will be approximately 70-$100 for shipping. We will have pictures in a few weeks

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I recently saw the video of Bar going through different routers that he thought would work best and some he didnt think would work at all. This makita was one he did not think would work. Did something change on this? Or has there been a design change that takes this into consideration?

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The video was related to how you could mount the Z-motor directly to the router. Not possible with the 2 routers mentioned here.
This kit offers a option where the z move is done by a separate mechanism that allows you to mount a dremel or anything else if you wish.

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I like this very much…

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