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    Yikes man sketchy ! Bet you lowered that real...

    Yikes man sketchy ! Bet you lowered that real quick after the trailer moved out haha ! Dolleys are your friend.
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    300-312 3 axis. Yes they are slow, Toolroom work...

    300-312 3 axis. Yes they are slow, Toolroom work NOT a production machine by any means
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    Hey there are a couple 300/312 coming up if ever...

    Hey there are a couple 300/312 coming up if ever you need.
    Al Civitate - 4-Axis in Ct.

    As for feeds the 400 can creep down as slow as you like and still have lots of torque.
    We set ours to 75...
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    SPCII is 16 bit, gets most of our jobs done but...

    SPCII is 16 bit, gets most of our jobs done but for 3D contouring we use our 3200 touch screen control machines. We have two of each type. Our twin spindle 400 will be parted out over the next year...
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    Loose pocket for Cat40 and spring wire fingers...

    Loose pocket for Cat40 and spring wire fingers for 20 and 30 tapers ( I think 30 was sometype of plastic tray I no longer have it we dismantled a couple up here for spares )
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    Bostomatic 400 Bed Mill Control Retrofit with 4th...

    Bostomatic 400 Bed Mill Control Retrofit with 4th Axis Rotary Table - MachMotion
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    Bostomatic 300 -312 machines not that heavy they...

    Bostomatic 300 -312 machines not that heavy they are assembled bedway machines in two pieces and rest on a welded lower table support easily moved with pallet truck. Guessing same weight as a medium...
  8. Waking up this thread : One of my staff...

    Waking up this thread :

    One of my staff dropped a Mitutoyo digital mic on floor this week( by accident of course )
    and it locked up solid. What I did was a near complete tear down and unscrewed...
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    We have a few up here, great for what we do. Take...

    We have a few up here, great for what we do. Take some loving to keep running. Yes on newer control, we have one in the works. The 400 is tall though, you'll have to remove the Z axis motor to get it...
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    When we went through our QT-8 before...

    When we went through our QT-8 before commissioning I replaced avery single lube fitting with new. They were plugged solid from the machine having sat for a copule years and laready being 15 years old...
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    Google Charmilles 3rd party EDM repair, lots...

    Google Charmilles 3rd party EDM repair, lots located in Chicago area.
    I have a contact in Canada but of no use to you since you're in Texas.

    Good machines but I prefer the first gen with actual...
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    Give Alan Civitate a call 860-559-0974 he'll most...

    Give Alan Civitate a call 860-559-0974 he'll most likely have something
  13. Great thread ! I think our machine in belt...

    Great thread !

    I think our machine in belt driven off the main motor ?
    Yours appears to be chain drive, am I missing something here ?

    On edit : Ah ok I think I get it, the pulleys were...
  14. OK great thanks I'll pull it out again tomorrow...

    OK great thanks I'll pull it out again tomorrow and get you some dimensions !
  15. OK great will do here it is ! FEDC5V60mA 293446

    OK great will do here it is ! FEDC5V60mA
    293446
  16. Where to purchase miniature light bulbs for T+ dash board

    Anyone know where I can purchase these small bulbs ? Someone already had the same idea and took the remaining good ones from the other less used buttons.
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    Have you considered MachMotion as a control...

    Have you considered MachMotion as a control retrofit ?
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    We bought a similar LK a decade ago for 1400 to...

    We bought a similar LK a decade ago for 1400 to nab the boring and drilling head, thinking we'd have use for it on our FP2. It sits there still in our cabinet's lower shelve unused.. Our shop...
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    There was a second generation 13 local to me on...

    There was a second generation 13 local to me on FB Marketplace two months ago. Was advertised on a Monday night by a younger car guy wheeler dealer, I messaged following day saying I was free to go...
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    I scrolled through the listing, some primo...

    I scrolled through the listing, some primo equipment right there, it's all so clean !
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    Amazing repair, makes my head hurt just looking...

    Amazing repair, makes my head hurt just looking at it. Respect, would of never thought of it. I would of EDM'ed out a pocket with a cnc'ed electrode and then turned up a corresponding ring, screw...
  22. Interesting thread, so what is the outcome to...

    Interesting thread, so what is the outcome to date ? 2020-03-27
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    Sticky: A member here went and looked this machine over...

    A member here went and looked this machine over recently. It's only worth is as project machine that needs to be torn down and completely rebuilt and gone over. It was run hard and put away wet (...
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    Been following this thread. Has anyone mentioned...

    Been following this thread. Has anyone mentioned that the machine could have been dropped at one point during a move ? I've heard of a Bostomatic 400 being dropped in the yard during a move in Japan...
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    This happens more often than you'd think, good on...

    This happens more often than you'd think, good on you for putting a stop to it.
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