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    That is what scares me about a brand I never...

    That is what scares me about a brand I never heard of. Not to say I know all machine tool brands, but I have been looking at machines and brands for years now just purely out of interest for the...
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    A little Late. I have been reading every comment...

    A little Late. I have been reading every comment as they came in, but did not have a chance to respond. Thank you to everyone for the feedback. I am trying to determine if I want to add a 4th axis to...
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    buying a new vf2ss?

    Hi all.

    Lately I have really been contemplating selling my 94 VF0 because it has recently been causing me some small problems here and there. Seems to be one thing and something else to follow....
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    This morning I took out the whole shot pin...

    This morning I took out the whole shot pin assembly and shot PB blaster into the pneumatic ports. I also stoned the shot pin ring and everything seems to be working just fine now, only one rotation...
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    I have a tiny bit of wear as well. How did you...

    I have a tiny bit of wear as well. How did you repair it? Or did you replace it?
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    1994 Vf0 spindle orientation problem

    Hi again. I have done an extreme bit of research before posting this and I am aware there are some other threads on this topic.

    My 94 vf0 has the shot pin and ring style orientation. No encoder....
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    I have 2 older haas mills as well. Like everyone...

    I have 2 older haas mills as well. Like everyone else said, A probe system starts around $5000 on Haas' website. I would imagine if it would even be possible to add it it would be more expensive than...
  8. I just had something similar happen on my 1999...

    I just had something similar happen on my 1999 vf0e. Fried 2 servo amps. In my case I fried out the X axis servo 2 times. I'm going to guess with a good chance that if you would replace the servo you...
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    Is that the owners name? I was dealing with...

    Is that the owners name? I was dealing with Stoyan. I thought he was the owner.

    In any case, They definitely did not get tweaked when taking the amplifiers out. I was very careful. I think there...
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    Turns out it was the cable for the X axis. Got...

    Turns out it was the cable for the X axis. Got them replaced today. What a pain in the ass routing the cable was. Wow.

    Thank you for the help. Your comment basically confirmed what the people I...
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    Both of the drives that blew out while hooked up...

    Both of the drives that blew out while hooked up to the X axis now have a fault light as well as a "open fuse" light.
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    Yes this is a vector drive... also, Wow that is...

    Yes this is a vector drive... also,
    Wow that is amazing! So after talking to the man from Zaritron today (very helpful) he suggested I try disabling the x axis like you said. That worked. spindle...
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    Need help Alarm 123 1999 VF0E

    Hi.

    I purchased a 1999 VF0e back in March. Overall it has been pretty good to me. However, Pretty much since I got it, I have been getting alarm 123 spindle drive fault. (of course, not when I...
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    Dude if you fried your processor be prepared to...

    Dude if you fried your processor be prepared to spend some coin. It's kind of funny you are posting this now. I had my friend (who is a haas tech) come out on 2-6 and re solder 2 batteries on to the...
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    Turns out I was reading the multimeter on AC...

    Turns out I was reading the multimeter on AC settings. Doh. Voltage from the low voltage power supply was where it was supposed to be. The haas guy thinks it's the processor board. It must have...
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    100% The problem is when loading everything...

    100%

    The problem is when loading everything back on it won't save anything when the machine is turned off. He had it where everything was just about working correctly and then we powered it off...
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    Thank you both of you. I called worldwide...

    Thank you both of you. I called worldwide solutions and the man on the phone (sounded very knowledgeable) seemed to think it may be a low voltage power supply issue. He told me what to test with a...
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    I need a miracle (1994 Haas VF0)

    Hi everyone! I'm still relatively new to this fourm and not incredibly active yet (been busy making parts). Anyway, I recently got a 124 low battery alarm. After talking to a friend of a friend who...
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    I figured it out! i was able to leave the servos...

    I figured it out! i was able to leave the servos off just by powering off the machine, turning it back on, and not resetting the "Servos off!" alamr that comes up when the machine is turned on....
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    It tries to power on but once it hits the opening...

    It tries to power on but once it hits the opening screen it shuts down due to the e stop being on haha
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    This is exactly what I need I think. That would...

    This is exactly what I need I think. That would give me what I need just until I can change that back to a zero and then I will turn the servos back on. I will try this next time I'm at the shop....
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    Link me to that. lol. I have looked all over ebay...

    Link me to that. lol. I have looked all over ebay for somethung in the sub $100 category. I need cat 40 or the kind that get put into another collet.

    All I can find is stuff like this:

    2...
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    I honestly don't know how to do that. I do have...

    I honestly don't know how to do that. I do have an RS232 cable to USB titan DNC box so I'm sure it could be done. I know other hardware may be needed but I know a haas tech who does work on the side...
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    yes, If trying to edit I get an alarm that says...

    yes, If trying to edit I get an alarm that says "Servos on" I changed it initially when the estop was pressed.
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    1994 Haas no rigid tapping/ other issue

    Hi everyone!

    I took my cover off of my head on my 1994 VF0 only to find it does not have a spindle encoder. I'm guessing the spindle orientation is done with the pin system that locks it to do a...
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