[Lab] Ottawa Mantis CNC Build

Tom Burns tom.i.burns at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 15:23:32 EST 2011

Great, glad to hear it Boris!

Good luck!  If my CNC is shipped and built in time the Mantis builders will
be free to use it.


On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Boris Bokowski <bokowski at gmail.com> wrote:

> Tom, thanks a lot for the time you've invested so far, the wiki page
> (http://www.artengine.ca/modlab/index.php/Mantis_CNC_Build_2011) is
> very useful!
> I am still interested in the Mantis, even after looking at the My DIY
> CNC web pages. My impression is that the Mantis build is the result of
> at least a few iterations, and has been built by a number of folks
> already. In contrast, My DIY CNC looks like it's an initial design
> that is not yet proven (but maybe I missed something?).
> So, I'm still in for the Mantis, but can't offer to take a more active
> role right now because I want to focus on my Prusa Mendel first. If
> anybody else is willing to step in that's great, but I won't be
> disappointed if not.
> Boris
> On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 2:14 AM, Tom Burns <tom.i.burns at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I regret to inform you I am no longer participating in a build of a
> Mantis
> > CNC.  After reviewing the amount of work that is left as an exercise to
> the
> > builder from the official site, and looking at comparable options for a
> > similar complete price, I have decided to get a CNC kit from
> > http://mydiycnc.com/.
> >
> > All the information I have compiled regarding the Mantis build is
> available
> > on the wiki page.  I have removed myself as the organizer.
> >
> > Sorry if this has delayed anyone's CNC build or purchase.  You can still
> > sign up for the MyDIYCNC at discounted preorder prices from their website
> > for another 70 hours.  I would have sent this email with more time to
> spare
> > but due to a death in my family I was travelling until today.
> >
> > Tom
> >
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