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    Having met him in person I can tell you he aint...

    Having met him in person I can tell you he aint no dummy
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    Actually that was a dig at autodicks.....you do...

    Actually that was a dig at autodicks.....you do know what subscription based is right?

    You're the only one talking about other forums ;)Though now that you mention it, I fail to see how it could...
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    I got what you need, it's subscription based tho...

    I got what you need, it's subscription based tho :stirthepot:
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    Have you tried shutting off the machine and...

    Have you tried shutting off the machine and restarting it? I know there is no obvious reason to but it has worked in the past when I have experienced unexplained behavior
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    Would they actually assist you in doing a memory...

    Would they actually assist you in doing a memory upgrade?

    If you do not know how to do it yourself there are several companies and individuals that do aftermarket memory upgrades
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    It is standard procedure to swap the incoming...

    It is standard procedure to swap the incoming phases to the machine, not individual motors as there can be more than one motor on the machine, unless someone screwed with it in the past.
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    I totally agree. I had posted that identifying...

    I totally agree. I had posted that identifying the cause of the crash is more important than then damage resulting. It goes without saying this is in an attempt to prevent repeats of the same...
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    It is certainly nothing I am proud of. In the...

    It is certainly nothing I am proud of. In the event of a crash I've always said identifying the cause is more important than the damage caused.

    My response was to a comment that you should be...
  9. Which is exactly why many of us as well as former...

    Which is exactly why many of us as well as former PM members that no longer post have moved over to the new place
  10. That is determined by the frequency of the...

    That is determined by the frequency of the electricity. For DC the conductor can be huge but the higher the frequency the smaller and therefore more conductors you need to carry the same current.
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    Two is one and one is none
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    Buy a used pressure pot style, once you use one...

    Buy a used pressure pot style, once you use one you will never set hand on a siphon type again.
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    Bullshit, anyone who has never had a crash either...

    Bullshit, anyone who has never had a crash either hasn't been doing this long enough or runs like grandma.

    Although rare not every crash is opperator/programmer error.
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    I recently snapped four 12mm socket head cap...

    I recently snapped four 12mm socket head cap screws as well as breaking a 14mm shaft during a pallet changer crash at 1600 ipm and called that minor.

    Your crash looks like it barely even slightly...
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    That's a nice tool but likely overkill. I've been...

    That's a nice tool but likely overkill. I've been using a cheap $100 import level for years with no issues. Unless a turning center has a ton of Z travel they tend to be pretty stiff and not be prone...
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    They still make some of the best machines in the...

    They still make some of the best machines in the world. Think Yasda :smitten:
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    5 cubes would be 5hp or more in steel depending...

    5 cubes would be 5hp or more in steel depending on the hardness.

    The 16K spindle is only 4.9Kw continuous
  18. Whats wrong with that machine? ...

    Whats wrong with that machine?

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/cnc-machining/inherited-1990-model-matsuura-3-axis-cnc-vertical-mill-n-374212/#post3494460
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    Oh, I'd still take one :D I wish I knew why...

    Oh, I'd still take one :D

    I wish I knew why memory is always so limited but it's just one of those things I've learned to work around, especially having older machines.
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    You guys should consider yourself lucky, not...

    You guys should consider yourself lucky, not having to dick with drip feeding and data servers and shit :willy_nilly:
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    I'm pretty sure most if not all of the posters in...

    I'm pretty sure most if not all of the posters in this thread are all valuable contributes here and on the same side......just saying

    I'm also pretty sure none of us are trying to build a 15 axis...
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    Pretty sure Nikken still makes them. I know they...

    Pretty sure Nikken still makes them. I know they are around 2+ bills each but I don't see the OP needing 500 holders.

    Funny thing is I was looking at a machine that was BT45 and that scared me...
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    While I agree not having an enclosure is a PITA...

    While I agree not having an enclosure is a PITA the fact the OP is concerned with door height makes me immediately dismiss any luxuries such as enclosures or necessities of production. I've seen...
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    1984 Kitamura My Center 1 | eBay...

    1984 Kitamura My Center 1 | eBay

    Laugh all you want but that is a good machine to start with and likely a very simple fix

    I don't know about that machine but many machines will throw a spindle...
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    I know I have posted a couple times warning of...

    I know I have posted a couple times warning of "plastic" membranes.

    I seem to remember starting a thread about running the actual circuit board in an ultrasonic bringing ALL of the dead keys back...
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