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    ... from the white-sheets, HSM is a NO (so no...

    ... from the white-sheets, HSM is a NO (so no copro I think) and mem on both says 1Mb... I think you're ok but may want to see if someone w/ more expert knowledge replies.

    Do you know if either...
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    t we just did our X bearing assy and the tool...

    t we just did our X bearing assy and the tool link below worked really well. It's all put back together or I'd get you a measurement.
    We squared off (by grinding) the smaller dowel side of the...
  3. Thanks! Yeah, he's been into CNC since 17. ...

    Thanks! Yeah, he's been into CNC since 17. He has far surpassed me in skill on CAD to CAM to acutally machining. He is trying to be his own boss w my encouragement. we shall see in the...
  4. Completed! Bearing Sleeve (thrust bearing) & Lead Screw Support bearing.

    All done. success. No a bad job to do at all. Son and I only had 1 issue on a bearing locknut on the bearing support side. So stubborn we had to drill the center out of SHCS cap to pop it...
  5. covers are off.... lights on...shields up......

    covers are off.... lights on...shields up... We're going in :-)
  6. just a thought... On the screen w/ flowcontrol- I...

    just a thought... On the screen w/ flowcontrol- I see it set to software- Is there a hardware xon/xoff selection under flow-control?
  7. For the kid... tip: Guides for removal of...

    For the kid...
    tip: Guides for removal of motor and Motor bearing assy. (and with re-assy instructions; ...
  8. Gonna check into this as well btw. passive is...

    Gonna check into this as well btw. passive is always nice but where do you put that thing? I see them on MSC...
  9. KEwl.... I ended up buying the 'skimpy' brand...

    KEwl.... I ended up buying the 'skimpy' brand just to be done... The product has a mount and setup specifically for the oval hole in the tank top.. Good fit and we're off!
  10. A quick suggestion is to put a RS232...

    A quick suggestion is to put a RS232 analyzer/breakout box inbetween the two items, Or use a RS/232 PC based protocol analyzer. Just a thought to see what's going in/out. THere are PC based...
  11. Yesyes! We have the part in hand now... I get...

    Yesyes! We have the part in hand now... I get it. My pal did this on a lathe and bought his own! Thanks for the detail.
    TY for some help w/ the comlexity... Mucho' appreciated.
  12. You may want to ask in the 'gun smithing' forum...

    You may want to ask in the 'gun smithing' forum on here... IMo.
  13. Totally confused on older CMM's and what you can or cannot do w/ PD-dmis (for example

    The Son and I started looking on ebay one eve just to see about used CMM prices. I have tried to do some homework, read some basics, and even called a few CMM resellers. I'm confused as a CMM newb...
  14. Talked to a buddy in OR told it's easy to do...

    Talked to a buddy in OR told it's easy to do these thrust bearing R&R.. (ok.... putting it in writing LOL). Now I'm probably screwed....
    Notes to self more than anyting:

    Told to use...
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    We Love the Haimer on the 98 VF/4... and...

    We Love the Haimer on the 98 VF/4... and honestly, do use it more than the probe feature. We use the tool-setter quite often and enjoy that automation for sure.... I agree is a good investment. ...
  16. Have you check here? (RTM stuff) CIMCO...

    Have you check here? (RTM stuff)
    CIMCO Documentation

    ...and here. How to see section on cableing between systems and controls.
    How-to Guides | Support | CIMCO

    ...and if you can tolerate...
  17. I'll document the journey here a bit on the...

    I'll document the journey here a bit on the Thrust bearing (bearing cartridge kit) replacement for a Haas VF/4 vintage 98.
    1) The kit to order I am told is: 93-2901, $345.00 BEARING CARTRIDGE...
  18. Here is what Haas quoted me. Mine never seems to...

    Here is what Haas quoted me. Mine never seems to use 'thrust bearing' but I get the term.
    motor housing bearing, the pt.# is 93-2901, $345.00. The radial bearing opposite that is pt.# 51-2025,...
  19. the newer Silver or the Gold type? I did buy...

    the newer Silver or the Gold type? I did buy several of the parts that I thought could save me some $$$ IGBT's and I think a few other things. :-) weird but I just brought that envelope in...
  20. Ideas? (new Dad/Son team) CAM to part is .002 to .005 over. Things 2 check?

    The Son (newly minted graduate)is giving it a go in job-shopping. The short of this is,
    stainless 316 part. Done in Solidworks w/ HSMWorks CAM.
    Ran first 2 operations.... X is .005 too wide....
  21. Thanks! Was there anything difficult in the...

    Thanks! Was there anything difficult in the procedure? Any tips or high level 1,2,3 items we can read up on. Water looks cold to jump in. 🤪. Rather have a transistor or two instead to...
  22. Thanks aa. . I 've seen your posts before. Good...

    Thanks aa. . I 've seen your posts before. Good stuff from you. Appreciate the help! We did check the end w/ the way cover off but did not really know the bb trick. :-) Solid idea!
    I'll...
  23. How to you test the Thrust Bearing on the BScrew of an older Haas?

    From my other post on Backlash below w/ a Q on testing the thrust bearin assy: I simply do not know how to test one. So, starting a new thread. Reason: Seems for BL issues. many/most posts quickly...
  24. I am going to pop up a new post on this one.. how...

    I am going to pop up a new post on this one.. how to test the Thrust bearings on the older Haas.. I looked all over and we're just not sure how to test that thing... Most posts on BL indicate this...
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    We use the 5th on the haas. On older units it...

    We use the 5th on the haas. On older units it you have a 4th you can add A 5th. The io board should have the connections. And I then wired in Another ac brushless to dc brush type kit to have...
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