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    Congratulations! 72" that is table length and...

    Congratulations!
    72" that is table length and travel?

    Looking forward to more pics and stories :)
  2. Thatīs a more unusual one but Iīd say it works in...

    Thatīs a more unusual one but Iīd say it works in the same way as most goose/swan neck tools does. Under pressure the cutting edge lifts Out of the material reducing DOC rather than dig in to it due...
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    Should be to give that extra punch in the thigh...

    Should be to give that extra punch in the thigh when walking by too close haha

    More seriously i have no clue But it would be very Nice too use for lifting the table but i am not 100% sure if it is...
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    Thanks for that info! There is really not much...

    Thanks for that info!

    There is really not much to find online.

    Its amazing its been around for 120 years+ and is not about to be retired yet.

    I has been upgraded / modernized with the DC...
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    Powell planer rescued

    So i closed the deal on on this baby and got it home.
    It is not in operational condition as is but the care taken to protect the ways give some hope. But a minimum of disassembly and cleaning is...
  6. Marka, Thatīs one sweet Monarch, much smaller...

    Marka,

    Thatīs one sweet Monarch, much smaller than I anticipated.
    You have received plenty good advices from most but one and you will be hosting an RK class. Iīm not sure why you shy away from...
  7. Do the bed first. At least check it and decide ok...

    Do the bed first. At least check it and decide ok / not ok. Not ok = fix it.
    As mentioned before the quill is likely to be worn as well. One way it can be done, fit the base to the ways, fit the...
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    Thanks John, I think that should be closer to...

    Thanks John,

    I think that should be closer to actual weight

    The seller estimated "1500-2000kg" but that estimate is for sure the holder of a nasty surprise.

    However this thread gives me...
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    Powell planer Weight Estimate?

    Hi guys,

    Zombiewarning class 5 bringing this thread back up but itīs about a very similar machine I have found, so sufficient pics are already here. But Iīm a bit lost at estimating the weight of...
  10. Thanks, i will get a qoute for it, or just get it...

    Thanks, i will get a qoute for it, or just get it if not crazy priced. I have a test instr for it however it is my experience they can be real culprits and troublesome to test with certainty.
  11. That's nice to hear. It seems like a decent lathe...

    That's nice to hear. It seems like a decent lathe with robust design in general.
    Seems like I will have take a deep breath and dive deeper.
    Called three local well renowned cnc-tech companies....
  12. JJ80909, Thanks, ill try that first thing...

    JJ80909, Thanks, ill try that first thing tonight!
    Dirt is definitevly a suspect, i was planing for a clean when also the 1028 hit me.

    What is your experience with the machine in general? They...
  13. PMC status page, that one I need to look at....

    PMC status page, that one I need to look at. Mainly looked in the ladder.

    Itīs an electric turret, three phase motor.

    Two sensor, one detecting a pre-indexing bolt and the other one checking...
  14. Thanks, Yah, yesterday it also threw a 1028...

    Thanks,

    Yah, yesterday it also threw a 1028 alarm and just left the turret un-locked and freespinning.

    I found some other thread here with some instructions from CNCMEK (heīs not been around...
  15. Yah, or a bit too late maybe? Am a bit new with...

    Yah, or a bit too late maybe?
    Am a bit new with both cnc and this machine so really happy for any good clues.
  16. Tool turret problem emcoturn 325 \ fanuc 21-TB \ sauter 408 - alarm 1024

    Hi guys,

    Got this 1998 emcoturn 325 running fanuc 21 - tb.

    When cycling the turret i get alarm 1024 — tool turret position monitoring.
    Cant reset or clear it. Rebooting machine does however...
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    Thanks for the input guys, Iīll contact them. ...

    Thanks for the input guys, Iīll contact them.

    Cheers
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    where to find high precision lead screw?

    Hi,

    As the title implies, any hints or tips on where to find suppliers for lead screws? Not the average rolled stock but good enough for use on a lathe for threading, I recall 0,03mm/300mm, in the...
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    Thank you Ballen, that is most kind of you! I...

    Thank you Ballen, that is most kind of you!
    I hope i can return the favor one day in some way.
    Im not a hacker in any way but i can find local help to get it running for sure.
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    Thatīs a very nice plot Ballen, Iīm seriously...

    Thatīs a very nice plot Ballen, Iīm seriously impressed by your skills.

    I got an autokollimator recently although I have not used it much yet. Got some advise over in the metrology forum as well....
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    You have a chance to attend then definitely do...

    You have a chance to attend then definitely do so.
    The compound is a nice starter as it can be treated as a separate assembly with a clear interface against the crosslide.
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    A sign of wear for sure but I would not...

    A sign of wear for sure but I would not automatically say extreme wear. Depends on how much tapered the gib is, a steep taper and shimming would likely indicate more wear than a gib with little taper...
  23. Thanks everyone for great input! Got alot of...

    Thanks everyone for great input!
    Got alot of reading to do now, already thinking too far ahead and started planning how to fit a camera and make some more mirrors, maybe from HDD discs..

    One of...
  24. Flatness evaluation through autocollimator -Info / Advice needed

    Hi,

    Need some advice on some good source for evaluating Flatness of for example a surface plate by some numerical method, by hand or excel.

    Straightness seem straight forward but its the...
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    Beautiful!! And does indeed sound like a time...

    Beautiful!! And does indeed sound like a time saver the way you described the usage of the granite block.
    Have a couple of angles needing some work but Iīll have use the square comp., canīt wait to...
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