Below are a couple of pictures of the first cuts (the Gift of Good Measure Keychain and the Pendant Blank from the catalog) with the GF I received earlier this week. During the jobs the stepper motor located on the front left side of the machine appeared to be sticking and not moving smoothly compared to the right. When the machine is off and the head and rails are moved by hand there is no appreciable sticking or slipping, I don’t think it is a belt tension issue. Has anyone else experienced the right or left stepper motors sticking and resulting in wobbly cuts, scores and engraves? Is there any way to try to better diagnose the problem or fix it?
And here is a close up