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    I know this is an old thread but recently picked...

    I know this is an old thread but recently picked up an Alpha 550 with no PC software. Have tried contacting superdraft about Alphalink but they don't respond.

    So, is anyone successfully creating a...
  2. Even with the bearings they will handle more than...

    Even with the bearings they will handle more than I want to move on my own. And they roll so easy. My 12k lb press brake moved with little effort almost didn't need to use a bar at all.

    I copied...
  3. I built the whole works myself. Saved up some...

    I built the whole works myself. Saved up some 2-1/2" bar remnants then popped some bearings in and welded up a frame. Sure the bought ones are little nicer but for the once every 3 years I need them...
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    Time to close it in and put some machines out...

    Time to close it in and put some machines out there...
  5. How loud is that air speeder? I got one I tried...

    How loud is that air speeder? I got one I tried but holy hell with ear plugs and muffs I still couldn't stand next to the machine.
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    I have an older JG Aurora A5 just about 12" cube...

    I have an older JG Aurora A5 just about 12" cube volume. I print different things every week it seems. Have one customer that is working out some new designs, super easy to whip one out on the...
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    I'll leave the spool of wire on for PM members

    I'll leave the spool of wire on for PM members
  8. Yes, freedom tons

    Yes, freedom tons
  9. Per Ton, sorry thought it was obvious. Have been...

    Per Ton, sorry thought it was obvious. Have been burnt by some scrappers before, like dealing with shaws now as they remember me and treat me half ways decent.
  10. 160pt short steel here. Cans suck, stainless...

    160pt short steel here. Cans suck, stainless sucks.

    Shaw's Wrecking Yard LLC
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    Miller mig welder

    Selling my Miller CP-302 with 22a feeder and Tweco spraymaster gun and some extra tips. 3 Phase machine. Works good, just upgrading. Asking $1300, no wire or bottle.

    Can load in truck, located in...
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    Haas option for more read ahead etc.

    Haas option for more read ahead etc.
  13. Thread: JP's shop

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    Got some press brake tooling from an auction...

    Got some press brake tooling from an auction today. I have no idea yet where I'm going to put all this....

    Some of it is very specialized and might scrap some, a few are made from mild steel and...
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    I did the same as Wheelie about a year ago. I...

    I did the same as Wheelie about a year ago. I used these 20w pair in my VF 4 and its plenty bright, way better then the yellow dim factory ones that took 10 minutes to come on.
    Amazon.com: LEPOWER 2...
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    Yes Not enough characters...

    Yes

    Not enough characters...
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    Sounds like the bender is sold as soon as we find...

    Sounds like the bender is sold as soon as we find the dies for it.

    Still looking for offers on the Nardini, Bridgeport, and Hurco. Lots of little stuff to go through but no room to pull it out...
  17. Thread: JP's shop

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    Went back to my buddies old shop tonight to...

    Went back to my buddies old shop tonight to pickup the transformer for the Alpha lathe (480 volt), wound up getting a whole cabinet full of mill tooling/ workholding stuff. Some of it I'm not even...
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    I already have a fully enclosed one with a...

    I already have a fully enclosed one with a turret. Replacing a manual lathe and wanted one I could still run manually but also could do some quick 2nd ops etc, plus handle large parts.
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    Well a long day but got the new lathe in and in...

    Well a long day but got the new lathe in and in place. Now to set it off the skates, level, power, clean, learn...

    Then I need to work on either a jib crane or workstation crane to cover both...
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    Hopefully moving a lathe tomorrow, those toe...

    Hopefully moving a lathe tomorrow, those toe jacks look nice. Way easier than the thin little pancake enerpac I've been using when the big track jacks dont have room to fit. Gets old using 1/4" shims...
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    That I will have to dig into a bit, hopefully get...

    That I will have to dig into a bit, hopefully get over there again this weekend
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    bump to top

    bump to top
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    Its nice, but the poor maintenance guy now bumped...

    Its nice, but the poor maintenance guy now bumped into a much higher tax bracket with little to no time to talk to a financial planner and get things in order to help minimize his new tax burden. In...
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    Replacing with a Harrison Alpha 550, 80" bed cnc...

    Replacing with a Harrison Alpha 550, 80" bed cnc flatbed lathe from my buddies old shop. I'll have pics of it in my shop thread when I get that far.

    I would of loves to keep the monarch, just not...
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    I used a wedge cylinder and a pancake cylinder on...

    I used a wedge cylinder and a pancake cylinder on the porta power. On the tail end I was able to use one of my track jacks.

    The pancake is nice but you end up lifting in like 1/4" increments and...
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