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  1. What's wrong with your clothes smelling like an...

    What's wrong with your clothes smelling like an exhaust pipe? Anyway, we have morons here who want to prohibit natural gas service in new homes- electric power only. Apparently no one explained...
  2. Sorry about that Vancbiker- its 3TF control. ...

    Sorry about that Vancbiker- its 3TF control. While I have your attention- the control off button on the OP panel works intermittently. Have not had a chance to track that down, but I'm thinking...
  3. Thanks Kenre- yup, right where you said they...

    Thanks Kenre- yup, right where you said they were. Sure enough the switch was stuck closed. Still not sure why we got a servo alarm rather than an overtravel error. Anyway, its fixed now. Dan
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    56/48=1.1666

    56/48=1.1666
  5. How to Access X Axis Limit Switches on Mori SL3 Lathe

    While homing the X axis on our Mori SL3 today we got a Vnot ready servo alarm, but there are no error lights on the servo drives. We can push and hold the override switch and bring the machine up...
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    What drafting standard is this from???

    What drafting standard is this from???
  7. If its an involute spline its a 24/48 pitch. As...

    If its an involute spline its a 24/48 pitch. As far as pressure angle and flat root or full fillet, only the OP knows for sure.
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    Not sure what a "lead" gear is, but it should be...

    Not sure what a "lead" gear is, but it should be possible to make one based on the mating gears, center distance etc. A picture of where its missing from would help us help you. Do you have a parts...
  9. standard procedure- install new pin bushing,...

    standard procedure- install new pin bushing, expand/burnish id if called for and then hone to size or bore to size on a rod boring machine. Pin fitting is pretty much a standard operation for...
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    Comments regarding cast aluminum has everything...

    Comments regarding cast aluminum has everything to do with alloy and temper. As cast can be a bitch regardless of alloy. A good T6 in 356 machines almost as well as bar stock so. . . . . . . be...
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    McMaster-Carr (https://www.mcmaster.com/10245k52)...

    McMaster-Carr $8 a can- it works great!!
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    AFAIK there are no batteries on a board. The...

    AFAIK there are no batteries on a board. The backup batteries should be in a black plastic battery box(s)- these hold between 4 and 6 D cells and the ones I'm familiar with say FANUC in red letters...
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    S7 is very stable but its not the most...

    S7 is very stable but its not the most inexpensive stuff out there. Seems 8620 and carburize would be a good fit, but without having more info on your part, tolerances etc, its hard to do much more...
  14. Rob- pretty sure that's the stuff, but I will...

    Rob- pretty sure that's the stuff, but I will confirm tomorrow. Also a friend with a hydraulic shop swears by Oil Eater and you can buy it pretty much anywhere. I think he gets it at Costco or...
  15. There's one on e-bay right now- Mahr Line...

    There's one on e-bay right now-

    Mahr Line Boring Internal Measuring Gauge, Range 1.5" to 4.5" | eBay
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    Have you called Servo Dynamics? Legacy Servo...

    Have you called Servo Dynamics?

    Legacy Servo Drives Archives - Servo Dynamics
  17. Most compressor oil has rust and oxidation (R&O)...

    Most compressor oil has rust and oxidation (R&O) inhibitors added but other than that, I don't think its much different than regular hydraulic oil.
  18. Just FYI- don't leave any aluminum parts in a...

    Just FYI- don't leave any aluminum parts in a bath with Industrial Purple or the Zep Purple Cleaner for more than a few minutes. Both of those are extremely alkaline cleaners and will etch/attack...
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    I call the 1st tool at the end of the program...

    I call the 1st tool at the end of the program while the table is going to the load position. The 1st tool call in the program calls the same tool, but I have a block delete on that line. After...
  20. Most likely a steel forging or at minimum a steel...

    Most likely a steel forging or at minimum a steel casting. That handle was from back in the day when men were men and sheep were . . . never mind. It's just a flaw that was not considered...
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    Go back and read what 4GSR said- grinding the top...

    Go back and read what 4GSR said- grinding the top of a cutoff blade is not a good thing unless you really understand what the potential issues can be. Unless your top grind extends back the full...
  22. Wow!! .002 to .003 per pass seems like a lot to...

    Wow!! .002 to .003 per pass seems like a lot to me. I know my wheel would burn at that rate unless my traverse was REALLY slow.
  23. I'v found that a pretty good general purpose...

    I'v found that a pretty good general purpose wheel is a Norton 32A46K5VBE. I use that on soft mild steel, carburized 62 Rc etc, and it performs pretty well both plunge and cylindrical grinding. ...
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    Here you go- $15.00 EACH!!! This is a smoking...

    Here you go- $15.00 EACH!!! This is a smoking deal!!!

    Kwick switch tool holders - tools - by owner - sale
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    What Garwood said, or a missing ready signal from...

    What Garwood said, or a missing ready signal from the missing chip conveyor. Check the fuses on the power supply as well. If my mill has a tool changer error I get a start rejected message as well.
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