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  1. I know this has been quite a while, but did you...

    I know this has been quite a while, but did you ever get it to work properly? And do you still have it?

    I just bought one and think I need checked for a hernia! The tower alone was a bear for me,...
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    I just picked up a Carl Zeiss ScanMax. I didn't...

    I just picked up a Carl Zeiss ScanMax.
    I didn't expect much from this but figured the parts are worth more than I paid for the whole thing. With the servo drive ball screw and Heidenhain glass...
  3. Barta's should be able to lap that in at your...

    Barta's should be able to lap that in at your shop for a good price.
    I'm not sure how far they travel but I've used them for years. They do good work.
    I'm near Akron Ohio.

    Bartas Home
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    Miyano MTP-3BCD Automatic Lathe

    Just thought I'd check here to see if there's any interest for this machine before it goes to scrap. I was told it does run but there's no bar feeder on it. Last run looks to have been using 1/2"...
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    Starrett Webber actually doesn't charge that much...

    Starrett Webber actually doesn't charge that much to recondition and calibrate granite.
    It's the shipping that can make it not worth doing.
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    I use Home >> Ideal Precision Instrument Service,...

    I use Home >> Ideal Precision Instrument Service, Inc. >> Your Single Source for Precision Instruments, Gaging and Repair for repairs several times a year. Reasonable prices and quality repairs.
    ...
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    Motors are wired in series. A+ = white/green 1...

    Motors are wired in series.
    A+ = white/green 1
    A- = white/orange 3
    B+ = white/blue 5
    B- = white 4
    6 & 2 Jumpered
    7 & 8 Jumpered
    259484259485

    I'll experiment with the...
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    Going through the manual again I see my original...

    Going through the manual again I see my original "Z" settings were for a Boss 6.1 not a Boss 5.
    Scrolling a file instead of turning a page can be misleading.
    So today I'll dump the micro-stepping...
  9. Wow! I love that STEAM PUNK look of that Rivett....

    Wow! I love that STEAM PUNK look of that Rivett. PPE for that has got to be big round goggles and leather welding gloves!
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    Bridgeport Boss 5 CNC Rebuild problems

    Some time ago I picked up two of these mills to rebuild, as a learning experience...:nutter:
    One was running and the other had the steppers off and needed a Vari-drive belt.
    After moving them to my...
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    Mitutoyo sells 1 meter extensions for their bore...

    Mitutoyo sells 1 meter extensions for their bore gage sets. With digital indicators that can put out SPC data to a printer with a foot switch. I used that setup while honing plastic injection barrels...
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    Hardinge TM/UM with Servo II

    I found this mill at a local industrial surplus retailer at good price. The table and cross-slide move freely, but the vertical feed screw on the knee is a bit tight. It only came with one collet and...
  13. Reviving this old thread to offer a full working...

    Reviving this old thread to offer a full working 486 PC with a set of boards and disk I think is marked 2001.
    This was running the stock BOSS 5 drives fine till I could no longer get "X" to move and...
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    We use the BlueDial LT and their Fowler Sylvac...

    We use the BlueDial LT and their Fowler Sylvac test indicator models with old I-Phones.

    If you're willing to go with a separate camera;

    A cheaper method would be a Raspberry PI Zero with...
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    I watched a man pull out his pocket knife and saw...

    I watched a man pull out his pocket knife and saw off his pony tail after having his shirt ripped off.
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    Well, some of you got what I was referring to. ...

    Well, some of you got what I was referring to.
    The "tit" down inside the heads that the scale locates on wears down.
    Not the pull pin.
    I'm no bean counter! 15 years machining, 10 yr. supervising,...
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    Thanks TGTool. The scale locating tab that the...

    Thanks TGTool.
    The scale locating tab that the pin pulls the blade into is what is wearing out. It generally wears out of square or center.
    I wonder if the new ones will be as good. I guess I'll...
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    I didn't really want to be dissing a company here...

    I didn't really want to be dissing a company here but, the "S" stands for Starrett.
    These are not the cheap ones. Some just in a cardboard box and others in a nice red plastic case and all. Doesn't...
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    Combination sets made of pot metal!

    We have quite a few combination sets made or rebranded by a top name brand. "S"
    These see pretty heavy use by our layout department.
    The scale alignment tabs keep wearing down very rapidly and seem...
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    It is a 60 Hz motor. What Do you suggest? Can...

    It is a 60 Hz motor. What Do you suggest? Can this Work?
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    Here's my record of values starting with the...

    Here's my record of values starting with the Lincoln AC motor TEFC, 182T Frame, 1750 RPM, 3 Hp, 3 Ph, 8 INS, Max Amp 40, 200/400 Volt Amp 9.6/4.8
    Wired to the low voltage setting.
    Motor wire to L1...
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    I found a local HVAC supply house that carries...

    I found a local HVAC supply house that carries caps in this range.

    After some trial and error I ended up with 2 - 50Uf on Black L1 to the generated leg, and a 25Uf on Red L2 to the generated leg...
  23. Thread: M3 Metlogix

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    Ok, I looked up your AV350; nice machine! I...

    Ok, I looked up your AV350; nice machine!
    I have the AVR300. Then added on the touch probe.
    Using the touch probe I measured a master ring with 6 points, then moved it over and let it choose the 6...
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    Ok, one of the E.E. techs at work told me low...

    Ok, one of the E.E. techs at work told me low voltage would start drawing more current, and I don't want to start popping stuff.
    I checked with the previous owner of these machines, and he had a...
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    Thanks for responding. Now you got me...

    Thanks for responding.


    Now you got me thinking I may not need to balance the input to this old CNC. I can't find a print for this model, but the power goes directly into a three winding...
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