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  1. Thread: Cnc sale!!!!

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    The GT-27 is not wildly over-priced at $16k given...

    The GT-27 is not wildly over-priced at $16k given the apparent light use. It's a little 2-axis gang tool machine probably with a Fanuc control competing with something like an OmniTurn. I have seen...
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    Those fellows hanging hoists in the bottom two...

    Those fellows hanging hoists in the bottom two photos would give Arnold the Terminator a run for his money. They look like they've just raised a loaf of bread. Those must be the magnesium model hoist.
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    Maybe not funny at the time, but it’s a funny...

    Maybe not funny at the time, but it’s a funny story. Glad you got it sorted.


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    Can you divide the ripple spacing by the traverse...

    Can you divide the ripple spacing by the traverse speed and see whether that equals the wheel rpm, with proper accounting for units? Thinking out loud, if the ripples are .25” apart and the traverse...
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    Yes, please post more about Morris. I always...

    Yes, please post more about Morris. I always enjoy your history lessons.


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    I have 3 WJ200s used for 1- to 3-phase...

    I have 3 WJ200s used for 1- to 3-phase conversion. All are remote-controlled. I've never had a problem. The WJ200s have a nice feature, in which they only brake as much as possible without tripping...
  7. Both interferometers and encoder scales are...

    Both interferometers and encoder scales are getting into the sub-nanometer range nowadays in terms of best theoretical resolution. A Heidenhain LIP21 scale reader head will pick up a 0.03-nanometer...
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    My Dad's 1952 N-D Handbook lists an 88502 bearing...

    My Dad's 1952 N-D Handbook lists an 88502 bearing as a double-sealed 15-mm bore, 35-mm OD, 14.4-mm inner ring width, maybe 0.433" outer ring width and [email protected]" balls. The width is probably oddball...
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    3/8 seems way too large. No way would my Hamilton...

    3/8 seems way too large. No way would my Hamilton turn a 3/8 drill and actually cut. You’d also lose a couple inches of headroom. Mine has a 1/8” Albrecht, which seems about right. I have other...
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    I have one. As Larry says, the ratchet is for...

    I have one. As Larry says, the ratchet is for setting the handle position and the screw can adjust how easy it is to ratchet or to lock it.

    How's the rubber cone drive on yours? Mine's quite good...
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    I help the students run an open TM-1 at the high...

    I help the students run an open TM-1 at the high school. The former shop teacher ditched flood coolant due to the mess and went with a Fogbuster mist unit. The biggest issue is chip management. When...
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    Did the vertical axis gib move itself tighter and...

    Did the vertical axis gib move itself tighter and wedge the vertical axis slide? Can you back out the gib?
  13. The price seems too low to be 1st-world made. Is...

    The price seems too low to be 1st-world made. Is it really?
  14. I used to have Torin Big Red jack, but not that...

    I used to have Torin Big Red jack, but not that model. Weld quality was sketchy looking. The HF & SnapOn weld quality is far better among Asian jacks.
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    We [have] arrived at the point where people will...

    We [have] arrived at the point where people will be forced to wear their safety glasses or lose their job…forced…ordered…to don them or be unable to support their families. Oh the humanity! And,...
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    Can you point to your source? Show your evidence....

    Can you point to your source? Show your evidence. I don't believe you.
  17. HF's "Daytona" models are decent. They are the...

    HF's "Daytona" models are decent. They are the same as SnapOn's apart from stylistic tweaks. They allegedly both come from the same factory.
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    A mill is conspicuously missing. Go for a...

    A mill is conspicuously missing. Go for a 40-taper turret mill or a Euro mill.


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    All fixed. It’s a 30-mm WEG LED pushbutton...

    All fixed. It’s a 30-mm WEG LED pushbutton operator from FactoryMation.
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  20. Dang I must be a scam artist. I fit the profile....

    Dang I must be a scam artist. I fit the profile. Not only was I born a newb and machining is my main hobby, I am an engineer and have a license to prove it. Despite being a hobbiest and engineer,...
  21. What is that thing that looks like a Ridgid brand...

    What is that thing that looks like a Ridgid brand shop vac fanning the forge? It's an orange thing up on a shelf on the rear wall above and to the right of the forge hood.
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    That coupling already has a rubber center and...

    That coupling already has a rubber center and provides significant damping and misalignment capability compared to a lot of other couplings. What is the evidence that the coupling is the problem? Is...
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    Your hydraulic problem sure sounds electrical to...

    Your hydraulic problem sure sounds electrical to me. Could be the rotary switch or any wire leading to or from it, between the console and column. It's hard to imagine it's the pressure switch or the...
  24. I think if you press and hold the on/off button...

    I think if you press and hold the on/off button for several seconds, the unit resets and the blinkiness goes away. One of mine just did the same thing. You will want to re-check zero if you do the...
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    Mark Thanks, but I'll pass for green that costs...

    Mark
    Thanks, but I'll pass for green that costs green $$$.
    Cheers
    RKlopp
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