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  1. Thanks for the laugh! Monday, snow storm,...

    Thanks for the laugh! Monday, snow storm, polar vortex cold, yeah- Needed that.
  2. Hi... 20HP spindle on the big red sticker. #6...

    Hi... 20HP spindle on the big red sticker.
    #6 to from main to breaker hook up on wall. #6 from 200Amp house to box in garage.
    Dedicated short 10ft #8 (might be 6.. I forgot) stranded from box...
  3. I looked in mine - I do not have the same...

    I looked in mine - I do not have the same resistor setup. Sorry. But from the image, I can see 1 side is a 6.8Ohm and the other a 12 Ohm in parallel w/ 1 underneath. Of course, measuring Ohm...
  4. Hi there. I was where you were just a few years...

    Hi there. I was where you were just a few years back. Total fun! I did this all w/ my Son, who's in his final year of College for Product Design & Mfr... so he has great plans w/ 'my' garage which...
  5. I run a 98 vf4 on mine. There are tips and best...

    I run a 98 vf4 on mine. There are tips and best practices here as well. In a few posts below I recently learned to ensure my wild leg was lugged into the center spot. As 710 noted, the rpcs...
  6. Hello everyone. Marc, I put in a probe and TS...

    Hello everyone.
    Marc, I put in a probe and TS for our 98 Garage VF/4 OMP40-2 and OMI-2T. a member PROBE on this forum is the resident guru. pop him a PM. He does offer very very resonable rates...
  7. A few comments and thoughts from a fellow garage...

    A few comments and thoughts from a fellow garage newb.... In summer, My taps usually get set lower than in winter. Local AC's units and homes under more AC draw? I get Low Volts alarm if not low...
  8. TY VERy Very much. Sent ya a PM as well.

    TY VERy Very much. Sent ya a PM as well.
  9. Renishaw inspection plus 2.6 PO09836 Optimize pgm MIA. anyone have ?

    Getting so close.... looking for a copy of InspectionPlus 2.6 (or 2.8) PO09836 It's an Optimizing pgm for setting speeds going onto an older Haas VF/4 (98).... Would anyone have a copy? Reni's...
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    Hmmmm Interesting question. others probably...

    Hmmmm Interesting question. others probably know more on CNC based gear but from my EET Repair days, things like keeping the air filters replaced on schedule to ensure fresh clean air moving to...
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    BGL.. Same boat here. 98 VF/4 that we've rebuilt...

    BGL.. Same boat here. 98 VF/4 that we've rebuilt and loved-on and she's really close. Y is 2tens backlash. X is nearly a Thou+ cold. When you say thrust bearings, are you referring to the ones on...
  12. Thanks Hoss. I am pretty sure that I'm not going...

    Thanks Hoss. I am pretty sure that I'm not going to get anything more out of her beyond #599.. I pulled a floppy from this thing in the back slot. found a PC w/ a floppy drive in the basement. (OMG...
  13. Yup... Stops at 599 nada more. I exported...

    Yup... Stops at 599 nada more. I exported the vars file and imported below. 599 is all I get. I wonder if there is a setting or something to turn 'on' something more possibly? This is not...
  14. MACRO & System Variables mapping of original controllers.

    I have a 98Vf/4 - OS upgraded to 9.64N about 1 yr back We are/were running some custom software that was originally setup for Fanuc.... but we had running on the old OS.

    Admit to being new...
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    challenge accepted. :-) along the top... Icon of...

    challenge accepted. :-) along the top... Icon of a tree, 3rd from end. click and youll get a pop up box w/ two tabs at the top. FROM COMPUTER / FROM URL
    Make sure your on the 'from computer' tab...
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    I would LOVE to see a few pics of that 93/VF1 :-)...

    I would LOVE to see a few pics of that 93/VF1 :-) Any comment on what's left if running so well so long? PM and repairs upkeep? That's just so neat to hear actually.

    The 98 VF/4 - I admit I...
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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...
  19. 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. ...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
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