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  1. It ended up being the index prox switch. I tested...

    It ended up being the index prox switch. I tested it earlier and it tested ok along with the top locking pin prox. I replaced the contractor and same problem. I measured at the prox switches again,...
  2. I ordered "new" used ones and a set of new arc...

    I ordered "new" used ones and a set of new arc suppressors. No exact match new ones for sale that I saw. I wrote a program to change turret positions with a 6 sec dwell and if I quickly reverse the...
  3. Tested both index and locking proximity switches...

    Tested both index and locking proximity switches and they are good. I also put an indicator on the rear test pin and the pin moves only about .013" when the curve coupling is locked. Its supposed to...
  4. Well, started doing it as before. Im going to try...

    Well, started doing it as before. Im going to try calling macoser. Seems like an electrical gremlin as when it works it works perfectly. Id hate to buy a bunch of parts to rebuild and see its...
  5. Thanks, turns out it was the manual index button...

    Thanks, turns out it was the manual index button on the apron control. Was thinking that this was when the problem first surfaced. Opened up the apron panel and saw that the button was gummed up...
  6. Now that the stop pin is lubed, the turret works...

    Now that the stop pin is lubed, the turret works a 5-10 times then the stop pin on top randomly jams (does not spring up after an index)and I get a turret error. I can see that the indexer pin...
  7. Heres the index stop pin on the top. Its not...

    Heres the index stop pin on the top. Its not damaged and the .9-1.1 mm clearance to the sensor is ok. Found some basic drawings of the indexer internals in the back of the manual. Anyone have...
  8. Duplomatic BSV n200 8 station turret acting up

    My duplomatic turret started acting up today. Its installed on an Ezpath II SL lathe. Never give me any trouble at all in the 2 years Ive owned it. I did a manual turret index today, didn't hear the...
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    A friend of mine selling something on Clist...

    A friend of mine selling something on Clist carefully strung one of these guys along and received an actual fake check from nigeria!
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    Problem solved. Thx Ross!!

    Problem solved. Thx Ross!!
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    Thanks, Ive got the threaded top plate for now. I...

    Thanks, Ive got the threaded top plate for now. I indicated the indexer today and seems fairly rigid. Ill just keep my eye out for a table or make a new base for the top I have. BTW this looks like...
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    Here you go, lowball these guys:: ROMI CNC Flat...

    Here you go, lowball these guys:: ROMI CNC Flat Bed Lathe with Turret - tools - by dealer - sale Not many machines selling in norcal these days.
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    I checked, no grease just oil.

    I checked, no grease just oil.
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    If youre going to get one at least get one with a...

    If youre going to get one at least get one with a turret toolchanger. Ive got a Bridgeport Romi M27 with an 8 station duplomatic and its a great machine for me. That said, I cant imagine using a cnc...
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    Yes, original paint. All of the ways still have...

    Yes, original paint. All of the ways still have the factory machining marks. I dont think its been used more than a few hours.
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    New to me FP1, Looking for parts trades?

    I picked up an FP1 yesterday. All working great, no visible wear on the ways, (except the coolant pump that is noisy and wont pump the cutting oil that was still in the sump). It came with a set of...
  17. I guessed that the top momentary switch (in the...

    I guessed that the top momentary switch (in the bank if 3) released the axis and allowed starting the servos so you can move off the limit switch. That did it. Once off the limit I could home. You...
  18. I guessed that the top momentary switch (in the...

    I guessed that the top momentary switch (in the bank if 3) released the axis and allowed starting the servos so you can move off the limit switch. That did it. Once off the limit I could home. You...
  19. DMU50V tool change error then B axis over travel. Wont start servos

    I was running my DMU50V this am (and talking to someone at the same time) and forgot to turn the setup switch off. At the 1st tool change the machine stopped as is normal halfway through a tool...
  20. DMU50V Millplus tool change error B axis in over travel

    I was running my DMU50V this am (and talking to someone at the same time) and forgot to turn the setup switch off. At the 1st tool change the machine stopped as is normal halfway through a tool...
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    On my machine, the AUX screen allowed you to...

    On my machine, the AUX screen allowed you to enter values into the conversational program. This will only work if the macros that the machine builder installed are still there. Also, just like...
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    I had a Mitsui 618 with a fanuc OM control, same...

    I had a Mitsui 618 with a fanuc OM control, same setup with x axis but set by optical limit switches at the control. Is there a conversational page at AUX? If not, you can just program it to feed...
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    Banana/twig eating monkey is back?

    Banana/twig eating monkey is back?
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    Heres my solution, Gandner Denver dual head 10HP...

    Heres my solution, Gandner Denver dual head 10HP compressor. Normally wired to alternate between the two heads. I rewired it so whatever side you plug in runs. 100% uptime. Or if you need 20 hp of...
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    Did you get it going? You have a newer version of...

    Did you get it going? You have a newer version of the mill plus control. There is the next version from mine which is vme based and has an Epc8a motherboard and then there’s the version that runs on...
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