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  1. Ive ran 50+ hr drip feed files upwards of 250mb...

    Ive ran 50+ hr drip feed files upwards of 250mb on my Fadals.
    Just makes sure the PC end is setup correctly (no sleep or hibernate).

    I think the main difference between the 88 and 88 HS is block...
  2. Has anyone tried making a homebrew T\T rotary table using 2 4th setups?

    I have 2 Fadals here, each with a 4th. One is a large Koma unit, the other the smaller fadal one (6")

    Cash is a little tight, and I have some spare time.
    Im thinking about making a trunnion for...
  3. I believe my group of folk are now part of the...

    I believe my group of folk are now part of the same project...
    PM inbound
  4. Rob, can I ask which project you are working on??...

    Rob, can I ask which project you are working on??
    There is a project from Trudell (that they wont let me in on... so far), a mission from McGill, and a project out of the states that Im feeling very...
  5. The grass is always greener Greg, so they say....

    The grass is always greener Greg, so they say....
  6. Ok, I have some good news! I cant really say...

    Ok, I have some good news!

    I cant really say too much, aside from I have been in contact with John.
    The project is being handled by very appropriate people.

    Both John and I are very happy with...
  7. I will be contacting this gentleman this morning....

    I will be contacting this gentleman this morning.

    '''Pandemic ventilator''' could offer solution in potential '''worst case''' coronavirus scenario | CBC News
  8. Ok, the ball is really rolling now. We need...

    Ok, the ball is really rolling now.

    We need electronics, and software guys.

    If anyone is willing to pitch in, it would be greatly valued.
  9. I just got off the horn with my local MP The...

    I just got off the horn with my local MP

    The emergency measures act (not going to be popular), is expected shortly.

    Under that act, there will be a lot of leeway as to what we can do.

    My MP...
  10. Right then. Lets build some fucking ventilators!...

    Right then.
    Lets build some fucking ventilators!
    The Epa, esa, blah fucking blah, can suck our nuts....

    Insurance would be well ahead if they let us just work away. Fuck them.
    Those bastards...
  11. Im not giving up. See, Im part Norsk, part...

    Im not giving up.
    See, Im part Norsk, part Amish.... you figure the rest out.
    Dad liked pie and a well kept home.
    Im just very disheartened that in a time of need, the only shit Im hearing is...
  12. At least I attempted to put an effort forth.......

    At least I attempted to put an effort forth.... suppose.

    Greatest cock block encountered, not that any idea wouldnt work.... but rather "daddy gov't would'nt approve"
    Thouught you fellas got that...
  13. We just appointed Lt. Rouleau as joint Chief...

    We just appointed Lt. Rouleau as joint Chief
    This is a man that doesnt F around.

    I am feeling that my offer is being severly discounted.
    As such. At this moment, I am withdrawing.

    I wish you...
  14. We both know this aint rocket science. How are...

    We both know this aint rocket science.
    How are you gunna feel when YOUR Granny is at home suckin' at air?
    Think youre really going to GAF all of a sudden?

    Trump just dropped service hours for...
  15. Sigh.... I feel Ive shit the bed according to...

    Sigh....

    I feel Ive shit the bed according to you guys.
    And thats fine and well.

    What do you do when you have a loved one that is refused at the local hospital?
    Right, I'm going to look...
  16. There are lots of people here that are capable of...

    There are lots of people here that are capable of the electronics\software end of things.
    Ive reached out to my contacts regarding the software.

    Im simply looking to galvanize the manufacturing...
  17. Open source ventilator? Time for us to make it happen.

    This will be a cross forum post.

    With whats going down, I feel it prudent for us as manufacturing leaders to step up.
    There IS available spindle time out there.

    So, Im asking you all.
    What...
  18. Open source ventilator? Time for us to make it happen.

    Please remove.
  19. Open source ventilator? Time for us to make it happen.

    Forget it.

    The hate im getting over this is insane.
  20. Open source ventilator? Time for us to make it happen.

    Delete please
  21. Rpi, if you want, PM me your location. I have a...

    Rpi, if you want, PM me your location.
    I have a free day next week, and would enjoy helping you troubleshoot this issue, if youre reasonably close.

    Cheers.
  22. Thread: Spindle Repairs

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    Motor City has an agreement with fastenal...

    Motor City has an agreement with fastenal recently.

    Might be worth checking them out.
    I plan on sending a fadal spindle down for rebuild, to have a spare on hand.
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    Perfect, simple solution. The usual... why...

    Perfect, simple solution.

    The usual... why didnt I think of that applies :)

    Thank you kindly gbent!
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    Quick release through part clamps?

    I have a series of repeat parts that I fixture on top of cylindrical columns.
    The parts are then (currently) held down using a 1/2" bolt through a cap the secure to the columns.

    Is there...
  25. I run the output from my 40 hp american rotary...

    I run the output from my 40 hp american rotary through an isolation transformer.

    I've got perfect 3 phase doing this, and the large transformer acts an "electrical accumulator", so I dont get...
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