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  1. Just checking... I know there are a few post...

    Just checking... I know there are a few post processors for HSM and Haas. Maybe roll back a version or two? Sounds like your commited to the CAM from Autodesk. Also, When we did our post...
  2. 98 original VF/4 - Any experts on Parms/setting via TRT-HRT

    Not sure where to start on this one? Here goes..

    The basics:
    98 Haas VF4, OS/BIOS is 9.64 (which I understand is the last/latest release for 9.x?)
    Running a TRT 210 (a conjoined HRT310 and...
  3. Find my posts from a few months ago... it's all...

    Find my posts from a few months ago... it's all in there is the best way to proceed.
    Plus the Haas DIY site has instructions (which I have the links too in that post). Thjere are a lot of others...
  4. Our thrust bearing came out and felt like a worn...

    Our thrust bearing came out and felt like a worn lawnmower wheel! It was bad! . The cost was $350 US if I recall. No core charge.
  5. Hi MK, There is a lot of good information in...

    Hi MK,
    There is a lot of good information in the archives here for the items your mentioning. Definitely worth wading around the archives of this forum before getting into the tools-in-hand mode...
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    Thanks a good suggestion. I assume you've...

    Thanks a good suggestion. I assume you've followed this guide for Vector troubleshooting. They'll probably want these data points.

    Vector Drive - Troubleshooting Guide - NGC
  7. Check. Thanks. Updated my orig note and bought...

    Check. Thanks. Updated my orig note and bought via the e of the bay!
  8. Got in touch.. bought it. So ya'll know. GCout

    Got in touch.. bought it. So ya'll know.
    GCout
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    hi D. HEck.. did you see this thread has over...

    hi D. HEck.. did you see this thread has over 15K in views? wow.
    yep wild-leg is also called the Manufactured leg. If you are running everything and have no issues in the house, shop, etc- ...
  10. Hey all - So heres the update and probably...

    Hey all - So heres the update and probably (hopefully) last post for a bit on this.

    Called for support - Talked to the rotary guy about the even Lash mins the (2) different 3/8" travel or so...
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    I just did a few of these RPC and home RPC in...

    I just did a few of these RPC and home RPC in prior posts the past few month... I'll get em' and post back links. It's just a hoot to fight w/ the power-co for a few months to replace the pole...
  12. Update: There is just not much on the lash...

    Update:
    There is just not much on the lash adjustment for these on the net as how-too... So here is how it went today and how-too to (had to) :nono:
    Removing the larger round end-cap (black,...
  13. The update- Sort of an adventure as I usually...

    The update- Sort of an adventure as I usually post up here as we solve our repairs for others to use down the road.


    We have the TRT halves separated.
    Called two outlets for Service. We...
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    We're doing 3+2 on a 98 Haas ( trying anyway......

    We're doing 3+2 on a 98 Haas ( trying anyway... Just posted a few up from this one on backlash repair) My points (and we're still rather new)

    -workholding and part size. We've done stainless 3+2...
  15. Rotary HRT/TRT xxx (160) w/ ugly backlash- R&R w/ Haas or can you self repair?

    Hi Everyone,
    latest issue; Haas VF/4 1998 w/ the RED TRT210.
    (Which is a conjoined 310 and 210 this kid is telling me.)

    The B platter. smaller has 1.5 thou Haas air/how-to doc backlash...
  16. Wrapping this one up folks! He's putting the...

    Wrapping this one up folks!
    He's putting the skins back on the motor today. Overall, he followed the service manual steps for all the appropriate sections. areas like tool changer heights, spindle...
  17. From your note below: Also Haas had the machine...

    From your note below: Also Haas had the machine wired to the 244-260 taps but on the phase perfect display it reads between 237 to 242 on different days that I’ve watched it
    My 3cents: This tap...
  18. all I could find on the cartridge cavity refill: ...

    all I could find on the cartridge cavity refill:
    7. Fill the cavity between the housing and the spindle cartridge with Mobil Vactra 2 oil. The oil fill hole is to the left side of the spindle head...
  19. Some pics.... and an update. The drawbar...

    Some pics.... and an update.
    The drawbar bellville washers are broken in many places with pieces falling out all over.
    We learned about the oil filled space in the spindle cavity upon removal...
  20. Thanks everyone who replied! Here is the update...

    Thanks everyone who replied! Here is the update for folks on these older machines and garage-shop startups.
    Essentially, $600 for the spindle drawbar test and taper regrind. We continue to...
  21. a bit more color... I just spent 45mins out here...

    a bit more color... I just spent 45mins out here w/ him.
    He has 2 setups holding to 2 to 3 tens to the cutter shaft. (nice!)
    The issue: He is noting to me that it takes him 2 hours to cycle...
  22. Runout on toolholders..(not spindle).. drawbar?..bellville washers. how to diagnose?

    Hi everyone,
    98 VF4.
    My kid is trying to understand how someone might diagnose runout with toolholders in the spindle. We've done the taper checks (clean and and bluing test) w/ tool holders....
  23. yeah... Since Zeiss bought them long ago... The...

    yeah... Since Zeiss bought them long ago... The kid elected to paint the Z word on he column. He ( I did too) saw one w/ Zeiss on the net post refurb.. The numerex plastic letters were all missing...
  24. Update to this thread... It has been a few...

    Update to this thread... It has been a few months and I am happy to report that we have a running CMM machine on a really small budget! Picture below. New paint and logo (which we think it came...
  25. K... A lot to unpack here. But I get it! Home...

    K... A lot to unpack here. But I get it! Home garage Haas band here too. a 98VF4 which we've done all service on and had some doozies too.

    Here is the device we bought for testing insulation...
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