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  1. Thread: my shop

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    Three 40kVA transformers will give you 333 amps...

    Three 40kVA transformers will give you 333 amps at 208 volts.

    kVA to amps (A) conversion calculator

    Now I'm not very good when it comes to electricity and how this all works, but from what I...
  2. Thread: my shop

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    I burried those feelings deep, and went in with a...

    I burried those feelings deep, and went in with a positive attitude. That made things a lot easier!

    Plus the change of scenery and moving somewhere new and different is exciting.

    I will be glad...
  3. Thread: my shop

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    The most amperage we could get with the least...

    The most amperage we could get with the least drama.

    Other than that I don't know, I'm a machinist, not an electrician;).
  4. Thread: my shop

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    Both 208. We wanted 400A, but there was way...

    Both 208.

    We wanted 400A, but there was way too many hoops to jump through to get it, not to mention the delays it would have caused.

    The way it was explained to me is, we have 320A coming in....
  5. Thread: my shop

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    Here's a few pics of the mess in the new shop. As...

    Here's a few pics of the mess in the new shop. As I get caught up with job's we'll get to organizing and finding a place for all of the tooling and other small stuff.

    266260266261266262

    On my...
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    Well yesterday was the last day of my lease and...

    Well yesterday was the last day of my lease and the old shop is all cleaned out, has been for a few weeks now. Just haven't had the time to post. The move actually wasn't bad at all, it's getting...
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    Well I fixed it! This is kinda weird. I...

    Well I fixed it!

    This is kinda weird.

    I pulled the back cover off of the control panel to look at the CRT.

    Welllllllll the screws on the male end of the connector wouldn't reach the...
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    97 haas vf-2 power up problem/question

    Moving my shop and getting machines powered up at new shop. Having a problem with my 97 vf-2.

    Powered it up and I got a dead crt. Machine will go through the power up re start routine and I can...
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    How did they manage to deform that badly in the...

    How did they manage to deform that badly in the first place? Operators not cleaning the turret before installing?

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    Now the fixture work will probably come back! But...

    Now the fixture work will probably come back! But that's ok if it does.

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  11. Thread: my shop

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    All the heavy stuff is loaded up and headed to...

    All the heavy stuff is loaded up and headed to it's new home.

    2 trailers, and probably another 2 for all of the smaller stuff.

    Sorry for the short post, but I got a shit ton of work to do...
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    Collet chuck. Sent from my SM-G930V using...

    Collet chuck.

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    I'm thinking that was an expert level troll right...

    I'm thinking that was an expert level troll right there.
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    That's one way [emoji6]. Sent from my SM-G930V...

    That's one way [emoji6].

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    It's a frikin hole in the center of a turned...

    It's a frikin hole in the center of a turned part.

    spot drill, then drill. problem solved (and the op got all the the info he needed to get him going in the right direction)

    summa you guys...
  16. Found an answer in case anyone was wondering. ...

    Found an answer in case anyone was wondering.

    About Face: EPA Permits Chlorinated Paraffins - Breaking News
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    What's the print call out for concentricity?

    What's the print call out for concentricity?
  18. Chlorinated paraffins in soluble coolant

    Have Chlorinated paraffins been removed from coolants?

    Been reading some threads about people unhappy with their current coolants, and it's not just one brand.

    There was some info regarding the...
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    I officially shut down at the end of the day on...

    I officially shut down at the end of the day on Friday. I was prepping a few of the machines while I was still "open" though.

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    My dad's shop is in NY. My little brother works...

    My dad's shop is in NY. My little brother works with my dad. The plan is to combine our shops. My dad is 71 in September and he want's to semi retire. My brother and I are going to run the show and...
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    Well, the move starts next Wednesday. The riggers...

    Well, the move starts next Wednesday. The riggers will be here bright and early. I have a funny feeling that I won't get much sleep Tuesday night, kinda like when I was a kid on Christmas eve.

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    I'm relocating to one [emoji3]. Sent from my...

    I'm relocating to one [emoji3].

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    Your O&H will chew right through that stuff. I...

    Your O&H will chew right through that stuff. I love those machines. Did you ever look at the size of the z axis ways on it lol. They are built like brick shit houses lol.

    I have an hl20m with 20k...
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    I still use wires on anything over 2". I...

    I still use wires on anything over 2".

    I invested in mitutoyo replaceable anvil thread mics up to 2" years ago. Absolutely love them.

    One thing that I learned with wires, make sure your chip...
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    one.........two................thaaaaaaaaaarrrrree...

    one.........two................thaaaaaaaaaarrrrreeeeeeeee:codger:
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