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    They use some lube on it that freezes up, I'm not...

    They use some lube on it that freezes up, I'm not sure why they do it. Even worse, they charge $800 to repair, flat price.

    They're kinda a pain to take a part, and down over turn the head, the...
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    I want to confirm. You power up the DIGITAL...

    I want to confirm. You power up the DIGITAL display, you hit reset, the unit reads "0.0000." You cycle the mic head, and nothing happens? If so, most likely you have a dead rotary encoder. Pratt...
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    You don't rush a calibration. Second, who is...

    You don't rush a calibration. Second, who is "relocating the machines" without using the bracing/supports and a tech. I can only imagine moving a cmm a CM would throw off the entire geometry or...
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    I don't understand why you would want to...

    I don't understand why you would want to compromise on the most elemental standard in your entire shop? Your entire calibration system (dimensional measurements) will be based off of these gage...
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    Reed Spring Manufacture - Help Locating

    Anyone in the forum has a suggestion for a company capable of small runs or reed springs?

    We have them in lots of measuring gages, they break and bend from time to time and we're looking for a...
  6. Reed Spring - Manufacturing - Please Explain

    Reed springs are used a lot in metrology equipment. I'm curious if anyone has experience manufacturing their own reed springs? Most the equipment I'll be using it on is either, mahr federal,...
  7. Green SC Wide Lista Cabinets Regular Depth for Sale in Connecticut

    162105162106162107http://images.craigslist.org/00808_3KlYC2YuGN4_600x450.jpg

    I have them listed on craigslist, you can see them there if you can't load PM.

    LISTA Modular SC Cabinet 28-1/4...
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    Jim, Do you own that P&W Lapping toolkit? You...

    Jim,

    Do you own that P&W Lapping toolkit? You can tell from the picture is from Ebay.
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    Unfortunately, my internet search came up with no...

    Unfortunately, my internet search came up with no material information. I know metronics (ie Heidenhain (I've called them)) are no customer orientated. I'm hopnig someone has one of these units as...
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    Metronics QC4000

    I have two units running Metronics QC4000.

    The first is a Measuring Microscope the second is an Optical Comparator.

    I need your help and advice as I am missing a similar piece for both.

    What...
  11. We have seen all types of Height Measurement...

    We have seen all types of Height Measurement systems. The ones that last, have ease of use and still have service available is the MicroHite. Be wary of B&S (the evil conglomerate Hexagon) however...
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    Just a heads up, I know with a lot of split anvil...

    Just a heads up, I know with a lot of split anvil bore gages have different pin sizes that are used for different series sizes.

    IE
    Diatest has about 3 different pin sizes to cover their entire...
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    FS: Harig GrindAll Number 2 $900 (shipped)

    http://lh6.ggpht.com/_hzFbh4aVKNk/Si_y3ec1ljI/AAAAAAAAACI/jGe0AEDymf0/s144/IMG_2676.JPG
    http://lh4.ggpht.com/_hzFbh4aVKNk/Si_y38zp0ZI/AAAAAAAAACM/-NxASKLIHhs/s144/IMG_2677.JPG...
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    There are lots of groove gages out there. Mahr...

    There are lots of groove gages out there.

    Mahr Federal 99P
    (sorry no picture looks like starret below)
    Starrett
    http://www.transcat.com/images/Photos/starrett_1175Z_lg.jpg
    Mueller ...
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    Haven't had any experience with a cmm refit but...

    Haven't had any experience with a cmm refit but am curious to hear your experience. Please keep the group updated
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    Ha, hilarious and a fact.

    Ha, hilarious and a fact.
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    I contacted you directly. I'm super impressed...

    I contacted you directly. I'm super impressed with scraping, in my opinion an under appreciated dying art. Ever deal with any metrology equipment. And excuse my lack of knowledge but how much can...
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    Thank you for the heads up, unfortunately I'm on...

    Thank you for the heads up, unfortunately I'm on the other side of the US
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    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item...

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200321825212&category=104241

    What about something like a Levin? I dont expect to get everything on my wish list, tiny and accurate are what i'm...
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    Like i said, newbie. I fret investing in assets...

    Like i said, newbie. I fret investing in assets I don't need at the moment, finger's crossed, I see more equipment in the year.

    The question of harder steel, is because I'm tired of wasting...
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    Just perform a quick test, I'm assuming you have...

    Just perform a quick test, I'm assuming you have gage blocks? Just do stackups of varying degrees, take a .101, .102, .103, etc and observe the difference. Regardless of the quality of your gage...
  22. http://people.bath.ac.uk/ccsshb/12cyl/ Along...

    http://people.bath.ac.uk/ccsshb/12cyl/

    Along the same size and idea with not as many production pictures.
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    I have an older book, copywright 1955, "Use of...

    I have an older book, copywright 1955, "Use of Light Waves for Controlling the Accuracy of Block Gauges" by F.H. Rolt - Issued by Hilger & Watts Limited. Wish I had a good scanner, I'll try to get...
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    Wiseass, ever consider the fact its 1230 at night...

    Wiseass, ever consider the fact its 1230 at night and I dont have pictures of it. Hope your company dies with the rest of the automotive plants.
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    Have some 3r Tooling

    I have some 3R tooling, not looking to give it away maybe 40% of new. Have some chucks and what not, let me know interest level, I'll post pics.
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