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    Ok, great. I this is a standard thing then. If...

    Ok, great. I this is a standard thing then.

    If $ don't scare me away, I will go with Acu-rite. I put an Acu-rite on my 10EE 25 years ago. It broke after only ten years. I sent it in and they...
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    OK, been researching this. I found Acu-rite does...

    OK, been researching this. I found Acu-rite does it. clip is of instruction on page 134 of their user manual.
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    Lathe DRO with tool #

    have not bought a new DRO in a great many years.

    Got a job coming where I'll use several tools, back and forth, on my 15" LeBlond servo shift.

    Is there a quality lathe DRO that lets you set up...
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    We'd best not answer you here, without prints to...

    We'd best not answer you here, without prints to know exactly what you got. be careful of accepting too much detail over the internet.

    Keep in mind the brake is already wired correctly with the...
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    If we haven't scared maverick off, thermite...

    If we haven't scared maverick off, thermite brings up a good point. that brake should work even if the VFD dies.

    Two ASSUMPTIONS here.
    1. the "brake on" is one of four positions on your...
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    That needs a print or an electrician to test what...

    That needs a print or an electrician to test what you got.
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    We'd best see a print of your wiring. This...

    We'd best see a print of your wiring.

    This will take a bit of re-wiring, assuming you want to use the same forward, off, reverse, brake control lever.

    The concept, in general, put...
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    more than one way to do this... You got three...

    more than one way to do this...

    You got three phse input? if so, just place the VFD after the forward reverse contactor and before the spindle. See red box in my leblond servo shift print.
    ...
  9. I am in the same boat, thanks for the advice.

    I am in the same boat, thanks for the advice.
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    #12 or less wire?? Wago...

    #12 or less wire?? Wago...
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    I hear ya on the abrupt direction changes. stick...

    I hear ya on the abrupt direction changes. stick with full G3s. simpler and better.

    i am a baseball fan. While watching the twingkies hit homer #300 I wrote a trichordal macro to make a slot in...
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    FWIW, I plan on writing one for slots on my mill...

    FWIW, I plan on writing one for slots on my mill also.

    I planned on asking for a code example too. I thought it was just a series of G3's, at least that's my plan on how to write it. I would like...
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    I've went to just using time delay relays. set...

    I've went to just using time delay relays. set the timer for about 1 or 2 seconds. That would solve your problem
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    Here's a laser template for the flat. use a...

    Here's a laser template for the flat.

    use a press brake to bend the top lips. get a 60 thou AK die from AKbuilder.com to final form the receiver. or AKbuilder only gets like $35 for a flat. save...
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    Old thread, but I'll share a similar technique...

    Old thread, but I'll share a similar technique anyway.

    I rebuild old scrapped out military weapons into semi auto functioning guns. (parts kits if you have heard of them) There is almost always a...
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    I am also a huge user of NCplot. Couldn't live...

    I am also a huge user of NCplot. Couldn't live without it.

    I tried sketch NC a few years back and was underwhelmed. I'll take another look at it. Thanks for the heads up.

    Karl
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    Does this happen to anyone else? Just looked...

    Does this happen to anyone else?

    Just looked all over for that box of NMTB 30 tooling. Its gone again.
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    I ran a Bridgeport series II with NMTB 30...

    I ran a Bridgeport series II with NMTB 30 tooling. Sold it ten years ago and forgot about the tooling, It re surfaced when I moved in a LeBlond lathe. Milady was going to ebay it, but no time so far....
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    read here 25hp 3pahse conveter with load center...

    read here
    25hp 3pahse conveter with load center | The Hobby-Machinist
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    A three phase load center breaker panel is a...

    A three phase load center breaker panel is a GREAT idea. I did this for my son's shop.

    We treated this as a sub panel and ran the two hot legs from the single phase main to this. Each idler...
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    Thought you could see it in the pic. I undid the...

    Thought you could see it in the pic. I undid the line before and after the hydraulic unloader. put them into the solenoid valve. For under $25, this is a no brainer.

    Yep the motor/vfd goes on/off...
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    Quincy 350s - I just added VFD to mine a couple...

    Quincy 350s - I just added VFD to mine a couple months back so I wouldn't have to start the RPC to get air....
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    I'll repeat my suggestion. You got good iron,...

    I'll repeat my suggestion. You got good iron, good servos and likely good encoders. Everything inside the cabinet is 20 year old junk, likely broken. certainly not worth attempting find why it died....
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    Yep, you need to refit a new control. This is...

    Yep, you need to refit a new control. This is really the wrong forum for this sort of work.

    I suggest you head over to cnc zone dot com
  25. good idea Karl

    good idea

    Karl
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