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    Just a suggestion on what I did for an older...

    Just a suggestion on what I did for an older machine.... USB to 232 (more or less a drip solution I guess). But here are several options that could work for large files via USB. I do not endorse...
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    This is from a post I had last year... there are...

    This is from a post I had last year... there are others on this and on eBay there is a guy who sells an interface for the SKBIF. use that term on goofle or here too.
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    Have...
  3. Just called it into HFO.... got a suggestion back...

    Just called it into HFO.... got a suggestion back to check spindle encoder.... Did the Vector tblshooting etc first anyway when he dinged me back. Must say.. My HFO is really good to the kid and I. ...
  4. 98 VF4 - Now -no Spindle motor power. zero's out the Vector drive.

    moving on from the 117/118 Alarm error post. For now, seems to be solved and this just feels really different for proper response gathering.

    After boot up, We get no output to the spindle motor...
  5. PM update- Drilled the restrictors to .040 It...

    PM update- Drilled the restrictors to .040 It boots up, No 117/118 errors. 2x anyway.
    Spindle does not turn on any M03 command. Low or high. Ops panel pegs into Red for load on spindle. No...
  6. Thanks Hoss - We just tested the Whitebox A/B/C...

    Thanks Hoss - We just tested the Whitebox A/B/C motor outputs during a S300 M03 and no voltage of any kind on the A , B, or C outputs. Will go dig/look into the restrictor right now.

    when...
  7. Thanks MG, we'll I am unsure of the switches as...

    Thanks MG, we'll I am unsure of the switches as prox or micro or what - But have manual's too and have some block diagrams from those mauals. Plenty to go thru for this weekend. (no day job). I'm...
  8. Some idle thoughts on this overall over coffee. ...

    Some idle thoughts on this overall over coffee. As a 98 rebuild, the kid and I have enjoyed doing this together. sweat ..(and the tears), I'm sure we'll solve this- I just wish we could get to...
  9. Thank You for the help. Will have Son check...

    Thank You for the help. Will have Son check these this .am I did move #75 from 15 to 50... No change but will check the others...#7 really familiar with. same w /#120. Maybe just try to...
  10. Thank you OB. To make sure... Drill out the pin...

    Thank you OB. To make sure... Drill out the pin holes in the 1\8ish line tops that are up top on the back of the head going into the blue MAC solidinoids. These are mounted to an Alu block
  11. Thank you everyone for the tips so far. So......

    Thank you everyone for the tips so far. So... after most of the PM so far here is what we know....

    CB4/ checked and fine. (Solenoid breaker).
    Low Air Pressure alarm works fine.
    Pressure...
  12. Morning troubleshooting. Reply: When it...

    Morning troubleshooting.

    Reply: When it tries to engage the gearbox does the spindle slowly turn? EDIT My Son is saying no it does not turn at all on startup ... Does this help indicate...
  13. Thanks! That is a great start. We were so...

    Thanks! That is a great start. We were so filthy from pulling all the covers off... What searching we did was cursory.. We found the following and I think I know what we'll be doing all day...
  14. 98 VF4- power up LOW/HIGH 117 or 118 failure. No gear change. How to diagnose?

    Garage Dad/Son gig here. Yet again, the Haas is down. The Son got out of school a week ago, came out, did his part and CAM work... and as soon as we started booting up the haas it started failing...
  15. SKBIF Troubleshooting guide.

    Is 2008 an NGC? if you search on Goog's for "Haas SKBIF" you will see a lot of guides. PM if you cannot get to it.. I'll send you my MS-Word copy. They have a lot of pic's and block-diagram info...
  16. Hardinge Cobra 42t -vs- Conquest 42. What are the fundamental diffs...

    Hi everyone,
    Looking (hopefully) at a Cobra 42 Fanuc21T in a few days. I see a lot of Cobra's and a lot of Conquests from Hardinge. I cannot find much on what the differences are between the...
  17. Hardinge cobra 42 fanuc 21t love it or leave it

    Got a cobra42 near me that I am going to pop over and see. Anyone have known big things to check? this Would be our first lathe. just a Dad\son home garage team. It Is Under power and they...
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    I'm inclined to agree w/ DavidScott's assessment...

    I'm inclined to agree w/ DavidScott's assessment - It looks like the internal liner of a hose which has failed and separated ?? It's an interesting post for sure. Tell us if you figure it out.
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    Here are a few threads... but you'll need to root...

    Here are a few threads... but you'll need to root around in the search feature here. I did and found a lot! Here are two I was on.

    Adding probing to a Haas VF?
    Renishaw probing and OTS full...
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    .."If you knew chuck-e like I knew chuck-e" .....

    .."If you knew chuck-e like I knew chuck-e" .. .(LOL) Had too guys. his voice is unmistakable if you've been on YouTube. I like his stuff usually and he's witty enough. Then add in the legend and...
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    I'll chime in a w/ a few things... I am not...

    I'll chime in a w/ a few things... I am not picking one vendor over another, just noting my rig. check out precisionplasmacnc.llc and CandCNC. com for some decent startup and professional level...
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    At the bottom of this post is a ZIP File. ...

    At the bottom of this post is a ZIP File.
    Default Programs- VQC, Probing, warm-up, etc


    At this link, down below is a download. Not sure if this is what you need ?
    Wired Probe System -...
  23. ok... a bit more time now.... Before you do...

    ok... a bit more time now....
    Before you do anything, get all your (4) parm files saved off. in duplicate.... ;-)
    Make sure you have all your unlock codes someplace.
    You may want to just get...
  24. Here is the usual repair thread I did. It'll...

    Here is the usual repair thread I did. It'll cost you a PC replacement power supply (since your in there) and a .27c tantalum cap from Amazon. all the parts are listed in my post.

    Newbie...
  25. I did an upgrade from an old AB bandit on an 80s...

    I did an upgrade from an old AB bandit on an 80s Supermax ymc. The DC Aio (all in 1 ) works on existing dc servo systems. . The Oak board is for AC servos. Which are you considering? You...
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