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  1. Are the drives powered from the 110v? Looks like...

    Are the drives powered from the 110v? Looks like it from a half assed glance.
    Seems like it would be good for setup too.


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  2. Why would I NOT want to power a Fadal Control from its own source?

    I run a phase converter, having to fire it up to boot up the Fadal control seems silly.
    Even more weird to me is having to use the knife switch to kill power to the control if I want it to reboot....
  3. Or at least make a print that matches the part:)...

    Or at least make a print that matches the part:)


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    Amazing how that crap shows up after your need...

    Amazing how that crap shows up after your need for it is gone. Or the thing you find is for the tool/machine/ vehicle that you sold ten years ago



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    The ones that Curtis gets are from Japan ...

    The ones that Curtis gets are from Japan


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  6. Thread: Tool Holders

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    I just got an order from Curtis (exkenna here on...

    I just got an order from Curtis (exkenna here on PM)
    Looks good, G6.3 balanced 15krpm
    ER32

    I have not spun them up yet, but he has sold lots of them with good luck.

    Lathe inserts .com

    He...
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    Iím not claiming to be an engineer, without a...

    Iím not claiming to be an engineer, without a winding book, how are you going to split the windings out, the nine wires are tied internally to their respective coils. I havenít thought about this in...
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    Not familiar with that. Iíd guess based on...

    Not familiar with that. Iíd guess based on limited info that the varidrive part is an adjustable sheave vee belt.
    The voltage and amps support the motor being a pretty typical dual voltage, single...
  9. Iíd be ecstatic if the parts were still available...

    Iíd be ecstatic if the parts were still available and not worry about the price


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    Great job on the move! Just note that when you...

    Great job on the move!
    Just note that when you secure the mill table as you did it puts a shock loading from the machine being bumped during transport (mass of the table trying to move) into the...
  11. I will give it 30 days(11/25) and file a PayPal...

    I will give it 30 days(11/25) and file a PayPal dispute


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    Your lathe do what you want . In my opinion (30...

    Your lathe do what you want .
    In my opinion (30 years industrial controls), you are starting troubleshooting at the wrong point.
    I spent 3 years as a kid working in an electric motor repair shop
    ...
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    Safety pitch- I used teach industrial electrical...

    Safety pitch- I used teach industrial electrical safety. 100s of people die each year at work due to electrical related injuries. This doesnít even touch the 20-30,000 of injuries that occur...
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    I canít speak to the sellers satisfaction, other...

    I canít speak to the sellers satisfaction, other than he has $415 of my money since 10/25 :)


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    Nope, nothing from the seller, no contact, no...

    Nope, nothing from the seller, no contact, no money, no drills


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    At some point you are going to have to do some...

    At some point you are going to have to do some math.
    You need to figure out whatís moving and in what direction.

    Ie if the bottom Z trucks have .0008 slop, but the top is tight, assume the...
  17. On the other hand , I can see where you would...

    On the other hand , I can see where you would want to ensure that the surface with the oil groove was making good contact with the saddle so the oil gets forced thru the gib


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  18. Fadal 904-20 (VMC 20) pre purchase reality check request

    Alright, question about the right Y axis front Gib
    Itís a 5Ē gib with turcite on one side.
    The turcite is Z grooved for lube.
    The non-turcite side of the gib has a step along its length that one...
  19. Not a peep from the seller No drills No refund...

    Not a peep from the seller
    No drills
    No refund

    No good :)




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  20. Level arrived, it looks brand new. Thanks for...

    Level arrived, it looks brand new.
    Thanks for the quick shipping and careful packaging
    Keith


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    The heater could be in a separate smaller tank...

    The heater could be in a separate smaller tank and recirculated to the big tank


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    Iím definitely interested in your results. Iíd...

    Iím definitely interested in your results.

    Iíd be wondering about some kind of oily crud build up on whatever the heater element is.

    And I get these horrible (possibly unrealistic) visions of...
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    Wow!


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    Rusty- thatís a beautiful piece of machinery....

    Rusty- thatís a beautiful piece of machinery.
    Good man to give it 50 more years of life.

    But that definitely looks like one of the cases where you spend two days reassembling a particular...
  25. Thanks guys, Bob- thatís good to know, but Iím...

    Thanks guys, Bob- thatís good to know, but Iím going to have a trigger finger on the e-stop! Slide stop???


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