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    Nice looking machine! How much?

    Nice looking machine! How much?
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    I managed to get the VFD mounted in an electrical...

    I managed to get the VFD mounted in an electrical enclosure and wired to the main panel. The mill is running but I have not used it yet.
    This mill came at the most worst time for me, I bought it...
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    The original motor was 60HZ. The FP2 parts...

    The original motor was 60HZ. The FP2 parts diagram shows two different part numbers for the pulley behind the handwheel.

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    Setting F_14=1 worked great, the spindle comes to...

    Setting F_14=1 worked great, the spindle comes to a stop in less than 2 secs. It works almost too well. I was going to add a braking resistor but I don't see the point if it stops so quickly on its...
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    Bruce you are a wizard, it works! F_10 has to be...

    Bruce you are a wizard, it works! F_10 has to be set to 1 for terminal control (it is set to F_10=0 keyboard by default). I haven't had the courage to try reverse yet. There is one problem. In...
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    I would appreciate that, not sure how I am going...

    I would appreciate that, not sure how I am going to to make it work with the momentary switches on FP2?
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    I installed the new motor and belts this...

    I installed the new motor and belts this afternoon. Everything went together nicely. The smurf blue motor color is starting to grow on me.
    The VFD is going live in an enclosure so I'm trying to...
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    Sticky: Yes, I am looking for 40 taper collets. I have...

    Yes, I am looking for 40 taper collets. I have 1", 3/4", 5/8" and 1/2". If you have any extra other than the ones I just mentioned, I would be interested!!

    Fernando
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    Sticky: I would appreciate that very much! Danke schön!

    I would appreciate that very much! Danke schön!
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    Sticky: I plan on buying a ER40 tool holder and collet...

    I plan on buying a ER40 tool holder and collet set in the near future. I think that makes the most sense financially. I will be able to use the ER40 collets in my lathe as well.
    I own a U2 collet...
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    Sticky: Wanted FP2 SK40 Collets

    Looking for a set of imperial (INCH) collets for my FP2. Located Toronto, Canada
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    Thanks guys, after much reading, I think that I...

    Thanks guys, after much reading, I think that I have a handle on it now. For anyone else seeking the same info:
    BT40 and SK40 tool holders both have M16 draw bar threads in the small taper end. ...
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    Deckel Tooling On The Cheap

    Hi everyone. I'm trying to make sense of all the different collet/tool holders that will fit my FP2. I would like to find a face mill arbor that I can fit my 80mm index face mill, like this one:...
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    I’m not sure how to use the VFD operational curve...

    I’m not sure how to use the VFD operational curve but I like that I can get one! Thanks for that! I’ll send Weg an email with a request for my motor’s VFD operational curve. The VFD and the belts...
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    There are many powder coaters a short drive away....

    There are many powder coaters a short drive away. I have can of metal paint (tremclad) that is up the job.
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    The motor arrived by UPS. I had to pay an...

    The motor arrived by UPS. I had to pay an additional $40 in taxes/duties. It was package poorly and the box was destroyed. I don’t think the motor was damaged, we will find out once I get it...
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    In the mean time I modified the legs on my engine...

    In the mean time I modified the legs on my engine hoist. I got the idea from another forum member, DennisCA. The 2ton crane has proved to essential and so far my only gripe with it is that the FP2...
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    The Weg motor I ordered from the Netherlands...

    The Weg motor I ordered from the Netherlands arrived in 3 days! I'm picking the VFD on the weekend and the V Belts are in transit.
    The motor looks like a match. I fit it to the motor plate...
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    The height was noticeably different when...

    The height was noticeably different when comparing the original to the belt they had in stock. I am sure it would work but I’m not in a hurry to get the machine running. I ordered a Jason SPA1132...
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    I visited two different bearing supply stores...

    I visited two different bearing supply stores here and neither was interested in ordering the correct belt. I brought in one of the original belts, they measured it and then proceeded to tell me...
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    I pulled the V belts off the back of mill today. ...

    I pulled the V belts off the back of mill today. I am unsure how to measure the belts and would like to order some new. The numbers on outside of the belt are rubbed off and unreadable. The manual...
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    I bought the Weg motor on EBay. I double checked...

    I bought the Weg motor on EBay. I double checked all the dimensions and it looks identical to my motor. The total cost was $380 cnd for the motor. I ordered a FM50 from dealers electric as well. ...
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    That looks like a great option! My Siemens motor...

    That looks like a great option! My Siemens motor is 1720RPM, will I be sacrificing anything by buying a 1500 RPM motor?
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    I made a few calls to different motor supply...

    I made a few calls to different motor supply stores. The cheapest motor quote was $550 plus tax. A rewind is about the same money.
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    I did compare and the motor you linked, it does...

    I did compare and the motor you linked, it does not match. The frame is the same 100L but the flange is B5 which is different than the B14 flange on my Siemens motor . Then you got me thinking and I...
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