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    When to Hold Funeral

    Have a Cincinnati Milicron Lancer 2000 ERD, with a lot of miles on her. She was being her usual crabby self yesterday and lost drive enable signal a few times. Oh FWITW has an Acramatic 2100 control....
  2. Have a W&S 3A and 2 and they great for hogging of...

    Have a W&S 3A and 2 and they great for hogging of material exctra. Nice lathes but they need to be cared for, keep it cleaned and well lubed (don't as how I now). Also very versatile best of luck...
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    What type Mori do you have? how do the bearings...

    What type Mori do you have?
    how do the bearings sound?
    If you do end up doing autopsy just member bearings need to be tested under load. It gives me willies every time I see a guy pull apart a...
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    Interesting topic, about a year ago we switched...

    Interesting topic, about a year ago we switched to LED from Hg vapor, I believe. I was glad to read that people where putting so much emphasis on color of the light.
    I am not sure what color...
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    Interesting topic, about a year ago we switched...

    Interesting topic, about a year ago we switched to LED from Hg vapor, I believe. I was glad to read that people where putting so much emphasis on color of the light.
    I am not sure what color...
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    Bought a Quincy Q15 ~ 10 years ago, used, aside...

    Bought a Quincy Q15 ~ 10 years ago, used, aside from a broken connecting rod snapping in half a year later. I is still operating just fine. When the rod repair was done I replaced bearings, just...
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    Yup surplus like MPJA, even ebay. I had to...

    Yup surplus like MPJA, even ebay. I had to replace a few lights on a 1940's era gear shaper, the type that about an inch in diameter and ha facets like a jewel. Found a chap on ebay that had a ton of...
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    FWIW be aware that XO shown on the star or wye...

    FWIW be aware that XO shown on the star or wye config may not be accessible on the xformer, like on a 3 phase dual voltage AC induction motor.
    The fact that you are lucky enough to have a schematic...
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    Dealing with keeners

    :rolleyes5: I have been in similar situations, this is how I dealt with a PIA like you described.

    Just resign yourself to the fact that he is what he is and management does not care. Okay swallow...
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    On tool I still find useful in situations such...

    On tool I still find useful in situations such this is what I term an RS232 break out box. Plugs inline with the RS232 ribbon cable, has dip switches, LEDs and a pin for jumpers on all the wires in...
  11. Thanks Bob, so true as with most things that are...

    Thanks Bob, so true as with most things that are comprised of skill knowledge and art, ya gotta put in the time and never stop learning.
    I had the privilege of working with a tool and die guy for 6...
  12. I feel for ya, I have removed shafts from drums...

    I feel for ya, I have removed shafts from drums (MUCH smaller ~6 OD) and it can be a royal PITA. In my very limited experience the SKF method sounds like a great idea, along with the center burnout....
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    Cajo, I commend your creative thinking, but it is...

    Cajo, I commend your creative thinking, but it is a slippery slope. Case and point I just I just posted a thread in fab / welding forum about learning to TIG weld with the intent of asking all the...
  14. I get your point Jonok and it is a good one along...

    I get your point Jonok and it is a good one along with everyone else's. I have a good pair of nice snug leather gloves like you mentioned not too thick so I still have good sense of feel. Also a box...
  15. Personally I would like more back ground,...

    Personally I would like more back ground, forensics if you like. What machine are we speaking about, what did they primarily run on it CI Al Ti?
    How big are the chips take a real good look at the...
  16. Wow I got a lotta homework, I read through the...

    Wow I got a lotta homework, I read through the replies take notes and finally read one more time.
    Not to pat myself on the back but this IS tribal information and we are loosing it, your tips and...
  17. OOps my mistake I am using Blue 2% Lanth. But...

    OOps my mistake I am using Blue 2% Lanth.
    But still thank you for your ideas to date, I will report back on the TigPen.
  18. I'll be honest I am not that familiar with 1 - 3...

    I'll be honest I am not that familiar with 1 - 3 phase VFDs.
    A PF of 0.6 is rather low, PF is the lag in the sinusoidal curve (A/C) of current lagging voltage, or is it the other way round? Hell it...
  19. Great, thanks too all so far. I am going to...

    Great, thanks too all so far.

    I am going to try Tir-mix
  20. I have watched many of Jody's vids, very helpful....

    I have watched many of Jody's vids, very helpful. I am going to stainless and try that (cause I have lots of pieces laying around.). I did neglect to mention I am using 2% thoriated, it seems most of...
  21. Call all TIG guys / girls (Ya know pc these days)

    I am able to weld okay stick and mig. I'm know set venture into TIG. Good WP20 torch, Miller syncrowave 250 DX shield 100% Argon.

    I am older and not as coordinated as 30 years ago and my main...
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    T-9 is great for rust prevention, BUT it leaves a...

    T-9 is great for rust prevention, BUT it leaves a thin waxy film that is great catching dust especially when the smaller chain hydrocarbons are flashing off. Not that regular oils don't but T-9 seems...
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    There are a plethora of diagnostics that come to...

    There are a plethora of diagnostics that come to mind.
    DISCLAIMER: I am not that familiar with your machine or the software/firmware setup.
    If you can get to the ball screw on Y are you able to...
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    "It has been my observation that a mechanical...

    "It has been my observation that a mechanical feature is whatever the person who drew the print called it on that print."

    LMAO
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    One of those days

    First let me say I am glad know one was injured, and yup shit happens.
    I agree with Cyanidekid, jacks + soft ground = :mad5:
    Having been in the soft ground Jack spot I can throw out a few...
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