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  1. Thread: My shop

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    Congrats on the new building, glad to see it...

    Congrats on the new building, glad to see it coming together.

    I saw Ox's post and feel compelled to tell a quick story about old Granville King if I may.


    My grandpa spent his retirement down...
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    Retrofit? Well that adds a layer of...

    Retrofit?

    Well that adds a layer of uncertainty!

    It will be tough for anyone other than whoever did the retrofit to help beyond guessing.

    I think I hear my mom calling me......
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    Her? I'm quite sure shortly after the stint as...

    Her?

    I'm quite sure shortly after the stint as moderator, Spinit started a new account/profile as "Trueturning"

    The writing style is/was identical, not hard to recognize the run-on sentences....
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    It would be helpful to know what type of machine...

    It would be helpful to know what type of machine you have.

    On our Mori's with 18i there is a "help" key, press that and all G and M codes can be viewed right at the control.

    I don't think you...
  5. I don't know a damn thing about prosthetics,but...

    I don't know a damn thing about prosthetics,but I'm pulling for you on this one wheelie!

    I keep an on eye on the B&A thread,seems as of late some healthy dirt biking is just what you needed.
    ...
  6. I order way wiper material from /www.cqm-inc.com/...

    I order way wiper material from /www.cqm-inc.com/

    They offer quite a few shapes and sizes.

    I've been using their material for a few years now and it holds up well.
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    You're on the right track just a matter of...

    You're on the right track just a matter of sequence.

    Press and hold over travel release button.

    Press reset button.

    Press power on button-Emergency stop condition is cleared-

    Select...
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    Waiting for tool unclamp signal maybe? Could...

    Waiting for tool unclamp signal maybe?
    Could just be the drawbar hanging up.
  9. Given the dimensions are 18" long and 5" wide,...

    Given the dimensions are 18" long and 5" wide, I'm certain it would be more of a cuntstretchus.

    I honestly have no idea what that is other than some serious machine work, that's for sure.
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    You need to designate those tools as "heavy" on...

    You need to designate those tools as "heavy" on the tool registration screen. tool 1 is 9001, tool 2 would be 9002, and so on.

    You will most likely need to change keep relay 13 bit 6 to a "1" for...
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    It seems to me when M6 is commanded, the first...

    It seems to me when M6 is commanded, the first thing that should happen is the Z-axis moves to tool change position, (Z-zero) regardless of where Z is in it's travel.
    I'm leaning towards a...
  12. I've adjusted to the new banner and actually...

    I've adjusted to the new banner and actually think it saves some time.
    After scrolling/reading down to the bottom of a page, there is no need to scroll back up to click "home" or "forum", it's...
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    Sticky: Hi Joe, I'm curious how things are going with...

    Hi Joe,
    I'm curious how things are going with the railroad, any updates?

    I'm hoping you're still going strong and fighting to keep the railroad up and running.

    -Luke
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    Personally, I find the collection of 2"-3" pieces...

    Personally, I find the collection of 2"-3" pieces of fill rod on the ground strangely satisfying when wrapping up a project.
    The more the better, I don't even mind sweeping them up.
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    I don't have anything of value to add to this...

    I don't have anything of value to add to this thread other than agreeing with most everything already posted.
    We have these all over the place on many different machines here.
    I've been toying with...
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    You certainly have every reason to be proud of...

    You certainly have every reason to be proud of her RJ. I'm impressed.:)

    My 11 year old daughter has taken an interest in sewing lately. She did a class at school, and has had help from Grammas,...
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    Just realized after posting this is a horizontal....

    Just realized after posting this is a horizontal.

    In this case since gravity is not on our side I have a trick but it is definitely only "when nothing else works"

    First loosen the coupler...
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    Yes, I've worked on that type of coupler. It's...

    Yes, I've worked on that type of coupler. It's essentially the same as the newer style.
    By the looks of the surface rust, I'm sure it's stuck pretty good.
    Generally I like to remove the coupler...
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    I'm not familiar with this machine specifically,...

    I'm not familiar with this machine specifically, but we have two ZL200's. They are probably very similar.
    On our ZL's, they will not let you simply change 1815 bit 5 to a "1", you have to jog the...
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    Generally, at least with the machines I maintain,...

    Generally, at least with the machines I maintain, a blinking feed hold button indicates the machine is in field adjustment mode.
    All it takes is holding feed hold while turning the panel on/off/edit...
  21. This is something that makes me me crazy. I...

    This is something that makes me me crazy.
    I don't have an answer for you.
    I go nuts when I come across a fastener that somebody gorilla tightened, and I'm left getting out the screw extractor for a...
  22. What about NTN? Made in Japan. They are very...

    What about NTN? Made in Japan.
    They are very high quality, and certainly to be considered industrial quality.
    Enough so that Mori Seiki uses their angular contact bearings on the ballscrews, and...
  23. I agree with Garwood and ewsley. You may be over...

    I agree with Garwood and ewsley.
    You may be over thinking this.
    The sensor is either detecting what it should or not, that's all that matters when adjusting them.

    Do you have the electrical...
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    Hilarious. Thanks for that Bill. I'll be...

    Hilarious. Thanks for that Bill. I'll be chuckling all the way home from work....
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    Congrats Wheelie. I've enjoyed following this...

    Congrats Wheelie.
    I've enjoyed following this thread since you started it, and seeing your dream come to life.
    I'm very happy for you. As we all know you have worked very hard for this.
    You have...
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