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  1. so what kind of TIR you think I can realistically...

    so what kind of TIR you think I can realistically expect?
  2. gota a cheap 5c collet chuck and that has to...

    gota a cheap 5c collet chuck and that has to constantly be shimmed in one end. I am beyond certain part sits in there cockeyed.
  3. solid one pc junk. no 2 pc here.

    solid one pc junk. no 2 pc here.
  4. aluminum "collet insert" for 3 jaw that is about .004" TIR

    OK I have this 3 jaw all banged up, too embarrassed to name names. Part I need to flip over and machine on other end to within say .0005" TIR is 5/8" diameter. I was thinking can I get a 2"...
  5. Lady from american Rotary did some math for me...

    Lady from american Rotary did some math for me and said I should be able to run the phase converter and say a few smaller items. Did she do her calculations with the phase converter only running on...
  6. so clearly I need to get a separate disconnect...

    so clearly I need to get a separate disconnect box for the 40 Hp Idler. How many amps you think I need?
  7. buddy of mine got me thinking about that. Yes...

    buddy of mine got me thinking about that. Yes there will be a few spaces skipped because I am not getting true 3 phase.
  8. 3 phase breaker panel with household input and rotary sending wild leg to L3

    OK so I got a great deal on a 3 phase Square D QO 200 amp panel. Got a permit for 3 phase and then Duke energy said, its gonna cost me $10,000 to hook up ( 2 more transformers and another power...
  9. will this get by with 40hp or do I need a 50 hp like the salesperson suggests?

    Here is what I got 288591. What you all say. I have a 200 amp 3 phase pnale in teh shop. can I parallel L1 and L2 to that and phase converter without problems. I wanna be able to tap the 1 phase...
  10. and get your wife and kids to run the treadmill...

    and get your wife and kids to run the treadmill to create the wild leg.
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    Are you talking about the headstock or just the...

    Are you talking about the headstock or just the round part. Guy at Mazak said Headstock about 1500 lbs and its better to send that whole thing than just the spindle. He said that will save...
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    removing spindle cartridge

    What is involved in removing a spindle cartridge from a SQT 18-MS. 1993 model. What equipment is necessary to make it happen? How much those things weigh?
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    Getting 3 phase to home workshop

    Got 2.5 acres zoned light ag in Cent FL. I want 3 phase to my workshop just like the other neighbors. One told me to write letter to power company saying my wife wants a kiln. Truth is I might...
  14. put that little arduino in a box with a running...

    put that little arduino in a box with a running VFD in it and tell us how that Arduino held out.
  15. Bro you interested in taking on the project. I...

    Bro you interested in taking on the project. I just need a list of what to take care of or not? How to work around what needs special attention. I am in FL machine in Alton. I doubt I can even...
  16. In my opinion we need to figure out to how to add...

    In my opinion we need to figure out to how to add a pneumatic cylinder to the fixture with some kind of nylatron end that dampens that monstrous long shaft which activates after the Z to depth move...
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    Last thing perspective buyer wants to hear is " I...

    Last thing perspective buyer wants to hear is " I might know the guy." Some one that honest I doubt is in Kahoots. Haven't heard from Wes yet. I just don't wanna pay $700-1000 to hear "The spindles...
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    Guys thank you VERY much. I am looking up this...

    Guys thank you VERY much. I am looking up this Ewlsey sir ASAP. BTW machine in Alton Illinois. Thanks
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    with the size of your operation I am surpirsed...

    with the size of your operation I am surpirsed you don't have a coalescer. Run the tank through every couple of days on each machine. Get some wheels under that drum and move it every other night...
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    Machine inspectors in Illinois

    Anybody that can inspect and give me a report regarding a used machine in Illinois? CNC Lathe Mazak. I don't even know where to start looking or how much such services should cost.
  21. don't hold your breath Tolesh.

    don't hold your breath Tolesh.
  22. anyone can check out a SQT 18 MS in Alton Illinos

    Anyone can do that and how much is the usual asking rate for an inspection? I need to know more than that the axis's run or the spindle turns. I need to know that everything functions accurately...
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    air press sensor on V2XT blew on me

    Have ASCO JB38A214A press switch. Hooked up my unregulated air, which is probably about 140 PSI, and this seemed to have blown out a little safety valve. Is this thing repairable? Its an aluminum...
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    Those things have a manual knob for pumping? My...

    Those things have a manual knob for pumping? My machine has knob you pull for a few extra squirts upon start up. if the sensor is not reading press when you do that then it is definitely a line...
  25. barely know Mazatrol, but need a test program

    I barely know anything from Phils videos and Believe me have watched them. I am getting ready to close a good deal on a Mazak with subspindle and live tooling MAZAK SQT-18MS. Problem is I need a...
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