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    Sticky: Bill, very clear, makes sense now. Thanks for...

    Bill, very clear, makes sense now. Thanks for taking the time to provide all the details and answer my questions.

    -Dave
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    Please re-read what I posted, it has nothing to...

    Please re-read what I posted, it has nothing to do with anything you just said.
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    Which controller takes c+, vb, python, mint, hpl,...

    Which controller takes c+, vb, python, mint, hpl, dxf, and g code?
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    My software development experience started with...

    My software development experience started with Ada machines in the 90's. I worked on compilers and interfaces to third party cross compilers. I am very familiar with computer architectures and...
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    Sticky: I have been programming in g-code for several...

    I have been programming in g-code for several years, and there are very few of the commands and methods available on the Deckel mill that I have not used. However, the code I write and read looks...
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    Yes, you may have a step-down transformer, but...

    Yes, you may have a step-down transformer, but not all lathes had one. First step is to get the proper wiring diagram for your machine. Do you have a coolant pump?

    Cal has posted in other...
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    Personally, I like using the stock cork gaskets...

    Personally, I like using the stock cork gaskets on the sight glasses, and I am not a fan of agitating the crud and trying to flush it out of the sight glasses. It only takes 30 min. to remove the...
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    Here is why I think we need (or at least why I...

    Here is why I think we need (or at least why I want) a more powerful control.

    - code generated by CAD/CAM is incredibly bloated.
    - code generated by CAD/CAM does not make use of the processing...
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    Thanks for the suggestions re: Fanuc and Siemens....

    Thanks for the suggestions re: Fanuc and Siemens. Siemens sounds like the right direction. Thanks for the suggestion to look at other European controls.

    I'm not ready to buy a book yet, still...
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    Sticky: This is an old post in this thread (posted 4/09...

    This is an old post in this thread (posted 4/09 by Stevo1). I am reading this trying to learn how Macros for modern controls work. I program in G-code, but it is an older Deckel machine without...
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    ok, I would have called those variables and the...

    ok, I would have called those variables and the program a subroutine with parameters. But I'm a software engineer, what do I know.

    However, that is part of what I was hoping to find. Still...
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    OK, I will look at the macro programming. But I...

    OK, I will look at the macro programming. But I have one caveat: I am looking for a machine that has an embedded language, if one exists. Not a PC running a code generator. So if the macro...
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    a more powerful g-code

    I use g-code for all my projects (specifically Deckel Dialog 2). But I am frustrated at its lack of parameters. There is no support for parameters other than cutter comp, so I cannot write a...
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    Sam check your spam filter, PM sent yesterday.

    Sam check your spam filter, PM sent yesterday.
  15. Monarch also made a Jarno12 to MT2 adapter sleeve...

    Monarch also made a Jarno12 to MT2 adapter sleeve that fits the internal taper. One was supplied with every lathe, standard equipment.

    Miller Machine makes a Jarno12 spindle test bar, a very...
  16. Most of your questions are answered in prior...

    Most of your questions are answered in prior posts, so don’t be afraid to search the forum.

    Yes, you can pull the saddle without pulling the apron, but support the apron with a 2x4 so all the...
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    PM sent to SAM.

    PM sent to SAM.
  18. It is available through Google Books: Google...

    It is available through Google Books:

    Google Books
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    That is good news. The finish below looks like...

    That is good news. The finish below looks like the original finish. If you are inclined to restore the machine, you might consider scraping off the top coat carefully. Original finish 10EE's are...
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    Running a machine that has been sitting 20+ years...

    Running a machine that has been sitting 20+ years and with an unknown history does not sound like a good plan.

    This machine looks like it has not been abused, it should be restorable, and it...
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    FS: Acu-Rite DRO's

    Three Acu-Rite DRO's For Sale, $200 for all, scales included.

    Two Acu-Rite II's, one Acu-Rite III

    Six scales: (2) 34", (4) 17" (outside dimensions of housing, not travel)

    I think all the...
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    I'm interested in some also. PM sent.

    I'm interested in some also. PM sent.
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    Yes it looks like it would do the job. But it...

    Yes it looks like it would do the job. But it doesn't sit flush, unlike the Pexto. It would be in the way most of the time. Too bad the tapers don't go the other direction.
  24. Tom, if you search the WIAD threads I am sure you...

    Tom, if you search the WIAD threads I am sure you will find an answer to your questions. A few years back I added ELSR and VSR to a WIAD machine that did not come with them originally. I had all...
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    The holders arrived yesterday, the box had been...

    The holders arrived yesterday, the box had been retaped, but everything inside was fine. USPS is really slow right now, even though these were shipped priority mail.
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