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    There is so much more information than I needed....

    There is so much more information than I needed. But so fascinating to see more about how things were deigned to work. Thanks for sharing your journey.

    Charles
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    Glad to see the progress, missed a few as I was...

    Glad to see the progress, missed a few as I was busy. Stay warm, stay safe and enjoy the finish line, when ever you get close to it anyway. :D

    Charles
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    Very much enjoyed reading through this...

    Very much enjoyed reading through this conversation. Thanks for all who participate and have a very Merry Christmas.

    Charles
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    Nice short video, mudguards are looking good, I...

    Nice short video, mudguards are looking good, I would get tired of all the blue, but that is just me. Thanks for sharing, have a great week.

    Charles
  5. No worries Tom, I will just close this post and...

    No worries Tom, I will just close this post and you can repost in the for sale section. Thanks for participating and good luck with your sale.

    Charles
  6. Thread: Gaggenau Oven

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    I wont delete it, as it is too good of a story,...

    I wont delete it, as it is too good of a story, but I will lock it so we dont end up with endless stories of oven repairs. Have a great weekend thanks for sharing, bask in the glory that is yours as...
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    Great looking geared head drill press, I am sure...

    Great looking geared head drill press, I am sure you will get it up and running soon. I used one just like that at a foundry I used to work at and really liked it.

    Charles
  8. While I have not seen your machine, it is common...

    While I have not seen your machine, it is common to use a solid state thermal overload. This is not a circuit breaker and some models will auto reset.

    Charles
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    Really nice to see how that is coming together,...

    Really nice to see how that is coming together, you'll be getting the heat on pretty soon.

    Charles
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    Not sure I found a 4 jaw chuck with an A series...

    Not sure I found a 4 jaw chuck with an A series spindle mount. I just got an adapter plate and drilled it to match the chuck I bought locally. The chuck was a Bison chuck for what it is worth. And...
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    I had the two quoted earlier this year and the...

    I had the two quoted earlier this year and the difference was around $47K more for the QT-250. I doubt the prices I got would be the same today but the spilt might be similar. This was for 10"MY...
  12. It is said that any technology suitably advanced...

    It is said that any technology suitably advanced is indistinguishable from magic...

    As I work with a 20+ year old machine, and have worked with older ones it amazes me with what can be achieved. ...
  13. Darrian, post a new thread in the General forum...

    Darrian, post a new thread in the General forum with the same question. There are a lot more people who check out that forum every day and you have a better chance of getting the information you are...
  14. posted a link to new Mazak EZ16 video teaser in CNC forum

    Here it is here

    https://youtu.be/Nhc3eu3jM6E

    Charles
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    Mazak posting a teaser of new EZ mill

    I always thought when I saw the first machine they came out with the size of the main frame would be good for a smaller sized machine. Looks like they had that in mind all along.
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  16. Was this the source of your noise from earlier? ...

    Was this the source of your noise from earlier? Where you thought the thrust bearing was going out?

    Charles
  17. Well they do seem serious about documenting their...

    Well they do seem serious about documenting their work. Thanks for sharing, interesting information in this thread over some topics I would have never considered.

    Charles
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    You should be able to buy them new, I purchased a...

    You should be able to buy them new, I purchased a box from Tesa that was for a specific type of indicator. It wasnt that much but then I only needed the one. They gave me the part number but I had...
  19. Not to put words in his mouth but he did say in a...

    Not to put words in his mouth but he did say in a reply that he had checked with Fraisa. Do you know something different about them?

    Charles
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    Insulating a metal building can be a real pain. ...

    Insulating a metal building can be a real pain. I have a similar building space that I rent, best option for me is to do an insulated dropped ceiling. That is about all I can do and the landlord...
  21. Have you looked at Kyocera Microtool in...

    Have you looked at Kyocera Microtool in California? Only smaller size tools but I really like them. I have to admit, I have never heard of what you are saying about the radius, not sure if they try...
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    Well that should keep you busy for an hour or...

    Well that should keep you busy for an hour or two, what else are you going to do with all your extra time in the day. :D Thanks for sharing and look forward to seeing how things are doing in the...
  23. Need individual metric gage blocks to replace some that are missing

    As the title says I need some metric gage blocks, standard rectangle grade 2 or better. However Mitutoyo has a 6 week lead time for delivery. Has anyone else purchased individual gage blocks? Who...
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    In my opinion the best option for flexibility is...

    In my opinion the best option for flexibility is the Pierson pallet system. Simple aluminum pallets you can machine to hold most anything flat or with surfaces you can clamp on. The base is about...
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    Thanks Gregor, yes I probably didnt read it...

    Thanks Gregor, yes I probably didnt read it right, have a great day.

    Charles
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