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    Here's my home brew solution to a venturi coolant...

    Here's my home brew solution to a venturi coolant mixer. I bought a $5 aquarium fish tank venturi pump and added a precision flow metering valve from McMaster Carr and a few fittings. The plastic...
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    Maybe I missed it in this thread, but I didn't...

    Maybe I missed it in this thread, but I didn't see what you intend to do with the machine, nor how you are going to program it. Are you running production or prototype parts?

    Like Gobo and...
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    Read through this thread. The answers you seek...

    Read through this thread. The answers you seek lie within. This machine does not use the hidden parameters so just clear them out.

    QT10N ATC/MC T3 Milling Spindle Alarm 205
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    I believe this control is way too old to do...

    I believe this control is way too old to do anything like you are describing. It will communicate and send programs only when the machine is not busy running a cycle.
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    Mazak in Kentucky should be able to get you a HOT...

    Mazak in Kentucky should be able to get you a HOT (hands on training) class for free. You just need to schedule it and show up. Not sure how Covid affects things though.
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    Yup. Definitely too old for rigid tapping. ...

    Yup. Definitely too old for rigid tapping.

    Here's a video I made on a T3 control (same as T2 on turning side) showing the tension/compression holder in action and how to program it.

    ...
  7. I know this is a longshot but have you tried...

    I know this is a longshot but have you tried pressing the hidden RESET button located on the front PC board of the FR-SE? My new to me machine had a 204 spindle alarm when I first got it, but the...
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    Does your tailbody move by itself or only when it...

    Does your tailbody move by itself or only when it is connected to the turret with a shot pin? Mazak made both styles of machines.
  9. Many years ago, I had to cut and weld up some...

    Many years ago, I had to cut and weld up some KM50 boring bars to use a VBMT331 insert in the same orientation that you needed too. I cut off some regular 1-1/4" dia CNMG boring bars and welded on...
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    He is running fresh water through the engine with...

    He is running fresh water through the engine with a hose the whole time.
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    Alarm 293 pops up most commonly because you are...

    Alarm 293 pops up most commonly because you are pushing the E-stop button for some reason.
  12. They sell drill chucks with 1/4" hex shanks...

    They sell drill chucks with 1/4" hex shanks already in either key or keyless styles for about $10-$15.

    Another thing you can do is TIG weld a single flute countersink with a round 1/4" shank into...
  13. Might be able to call your local machine rigger...

    Might be able to call your local machine rigger and have them remove it and drop it off at the scrap man for you and might even make a few bucks in the process. Call and find out.
  14. I did an ebay search for Manchester 507 and cross...

    I did an ebay search for Manchester 507 and cross referenced the results with an old Manchester catalog. I did a search in my browser in the pdf catalog for 507-228 after finding the ebay listing...
  15. Are these the inserts you are looking for? ...

    Are these the inserts you are looking for?

    https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/07485311
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    Minimum number of 3 threading passes in a...

    Minimum number of 3 threading passes in a Mazatrol threading process. Machine will not allow any fewer than 3 passes due to the way it thinks. 1st depth pass, amount left for finish pass and final...
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    Not sure why but some Fanuc machines chamfering...

    Not sure why but some Fanuc machines chamfering was designated as K and not C.
  18. I personally hate anything April Fools, but...

    I personally hate anything April Fools, but trying to prank someone nowdays can lead to a beating. I read some news articles about people coughing on someone and saying they had Corona Virus and they...
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    Is Z159.798 your tool index position?

    Is Z159.798 your tool index position?
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    Regarding if the machine has a full C-axis, it...

    Regarding if the machine has a full C-axis, it will have an additional servo motor connected to the headstock. The indexing only machines had no C-axis servo motor and instead had a 120 tooth gear...
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    Someone deleted the account on accident or on...

    Someone deleted the account on accident or on purpose, but it was someone with the power to do it be it a moderator or admin. No way in hell Gordon is going to admit to something like this anyway. ...
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    Did he test positive for the Corona Virus? If so,...

    Did he test positive for the Corona Virus? If so, his account was deleted as to not infect anyone else. :nono:
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    If I remember correctly, my 30hp unit idle power...

    If I remember correctly, my 30hp unit idle power consumption was 400 watts. PP rates the units at 97% efficient at full output.

    The single phase analog utility meter I installed before my PP...
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    X2 on Maritool stuff. Here's his website: ...

    X2 on Maritool stuff.

    Here's his website:

    Tool Holders, Collets and Machine Accessories - MariTool
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    He's running everything on a 60hp Phase Perfect...

    He's running everything on a 60hp Phase Perfect phase converter.
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