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    You will have a hard time if you try to avoid...

    You will have a hard time if you try to avoid CNC. In my neck of the woods (Silicon Valley) virtually all machine shops are now centered around CNC, and the manual machines are sitting in the corner...
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    I would strongly urge you to get a college degree...

    I would strongly urge you to get a college degree (engineering if you have the inclinations) if at all possible, even if you do it part-time while continuing to work....just opens up many additional...
  3. Contact Home | Monarch Lathes...

    Contact Home | Monarch Lathes they refurbish these lathes and should have replacement parts.
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    This approach seems much more sensible to me,...

    This approach seems much more sensible to me, with common control you get good sync on the generated leg.
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    I believe its even worse than this, as the sign...

    I believe its even worse than this, as the sign wave will never properly be synchronized for the generated legs when running two parallel phase converters because there is no synchronization of the...
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    Trying to link two phase converters is very...

    Trying to link two phase converters is very problematic as you are unlikely to get the synthesized 3rd leg to be completely alligned between the two phase converters and thus will have all sorts of...
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    30V ??? Don't believe so, normally you would have...

    30V ??? Don't believe so, normally you would have 240V on the single phase side, and 208-230V on the three phase side. Generally speaking, amperage will be higher on the single phase side, so you...
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    what voltage are you seeing on your transformer...

    what voltage are you seeing on your transformer output side?

    Keep in mind that the Brother Speedios are happier with more like 208V versus 220/230V. During initial install of my Speedio, we also...
  9. I know people who know people ;)

    I know people who know people ;)
  10. Mitsui making the best surface grinders in your...

    Mitsui making the best surface grinders in your required form factor.
  11. Here are a ganged pair of Kurt DX4 on an FPS 300M...

    Here are a ganged pair of Kurt DX4 on an FPS 300M (FP1 clone):

    291995
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    Your updates are appreciated, keep at it, and...

    Your updates are appreciated, keep at it, and don't give up!!!
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    I was in same situation as you, went with the...

    I was in same situation as you, went with the Brother Speedio, very happy with the decision. See thread below to see how tight a squeeze is possible for this machine:

    New Machine Day: Deckel,...
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    I like that story! In my case, teenagers every...

    I like that story! In my case, teenagers every year would smash all the mailboxes along our road with baseball bats, or throw pumpkins, etc....so I got a mailbox built from 1/4" stainless steel,...
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    Rather odd that GD has not posted photos of the...

    Rather odd that GD has not posted photos of the parts unpacked from the container in Taiwan.....
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    I totally agree. Technology has improved...

    I totally agree. Technology has improved dramatically and the actual productivity of machine tools is 100x better now for the same cost given CNC. My only point is that it is still just as hard to...
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    Folks always seem to be shocked by the 50K+ cost...

    Folks always seem to be shocked by the 50K+ cost of quality manual lathes, but if you look at the inflation adjusted price of the quality "old iron" machines when they were new they were just as...
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    You are correct about that price

    You are correct about that price
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    You can find them at Home | Monarch Lathes...

    You can find them at Home | Monarch Lathes, the CEO Harry is a really good guy.
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    You can buy new Weiler Lathes (and also new...

    You can buy new Weiler Lathes (and also new Monarch 10EE Lathes) in the USA, I did so (Weiler). Just expect to pay a high price for these machines. They are the same quality (or better) than "old...
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    You do have a point, during early stages with my...

    You do have a point, during early stages with my startups, I was typically working 110 hours per week, no time to do anything but build the product and business....
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    You are citing TWO different concerns: 1) "he...

    You are citing TWO different concerns:
    1) "he hasn't owned up to any mistake" - you have a point, although he has tried to explain why he made various decisions along the way
    2) "he has not...
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    I'm not gonna put my skin in the game with...

    I'm not gonna put my skin in the game with respect to whether GD will succeed with his project or not. BUT, I will say that his last few posts have given me hope that there is credibility in his...
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    knock out the garage floor, lower it, repour...

    knock out the garage floor, lower it, repour concrete. This also gives you an opportunity to put in 12" of re-inforced concrete, and you can plan it for easy in/easy out in case you want to move the...
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    GD, as stated before, successful entrepreneurs...

    GD, as stated before, successful entrepreneurs are those that don't give up, no matter how much shit is thrown their way. Keep at it, adapt as you learn, and stay totally focused on your goals.
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