Billy’s first (and hopefully simple) CNC Lathe Conversion Thanks in advance for any comments/replies to this post. Am preparing to purchase a new Grizzly G0602 lathe (Live in Bellingham whereGrizzly’s headquarters are located). Will be machining aluminum for trumpet shaped molds and plastic bushings/housings for electrostatic and RC projects. The basic components planned for the conversion are: 1. Grizzly G0602 lathe: http://www.grizzly.com/products/10-x-22-Bench-Top-Metal-Lathe/G0602 Does anyone know if the bdtools kit will work on the G0752lathe? http://www.grizzly.com/products/10-x-22-Variable-Speed-Lathe/G0752 2. Cnc kit by Billy from bdtools. From different forums Kiling stepper motors appear to be highlyrecommended. Currently have: 3. Stepper motors: http://www.automationtechnologiesinc.com/products-page/nema-23/nema23-381ozin-3-5a-single-shaft-stepper-motor-kl23h2100-35-4a 4. Stepper motor drive http://www.geckodrive.com/geckodrive-step-motor-drives/g540.html 5. Software: http://www.automationtechnologiesinc.com/products-page/cnc-cam-software/mach3-license-file 6. Power supply http://www.automationtechnologiesinc.com/products-page/switching-power-supply/48v12-5a-switching-cnc-power-supply-kl-600-48-duplicate Expense (or investment J ) is: Lathe: $1250 BDtool kit $899 Two Stepper motors $ 99 Stepper motor drive $ 299 Software $ 149 Power supply $130 --------- TOTAL $2826 Any comments/suggestions on this set-up?