X axis travel limits

Hey all
I have a 1100 series 3 and was wonder if there is a way to get more travel in the minus and the plus directions? Lots of unused realestate of the table.
Eric Helfgott

Theoretically you might be able to tweak the limit switches to gain a tiny amount, but you would have to replace the ball screw and turn the machine into a total DIY project to go any significant amount. Then there would be a point where the table would be sticking out of the saddle far enough that the table would not be supported very well. 3 axis mills of this configuration usually have longer tables than the travel, you can mount a 4th axis on the table there and not use up any of the work area.

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