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    Post picture of your complete control panel. ...

    Post picture of your complete control panel.



    Not the best picture in the world. OFSET MESUR button is (was) white button, top row, far right of lower keypad.
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    Excellent explanation of how and why tool setting...

    Excellent explanation of how and why tool setting and work shift setting works, Bill.

    Lostfab:

    In your description of the procedure you use I see two things that don't seem right to me.

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    Just an update on this mess. Finally have...

    Just an update on this mess. Finally have everything working as it should. Several items in the schematic are not present, as in the contacts/switches FcL and FcT and #50 wire in the FR (feed)...
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    Crescent wrenches!!!!!!???????? You don't have...

    Crescent wrenches!!!!!!???????? You don't have any sockets and impact wrenches???
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    Late 60's to late '70's. YAM/YANG was builder. ...

    Late 60's to late '70's. YAM/YANG was builder. Should be able to get manuals and parts. Good machines. There should be a tag on the back side below the headstock, probably just above the electric...
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    May be an optical illusion, but it looks to me...

    May be an optical illusion, but it looks to me like the teeth are not perpendicular to the axis of rotation.

    Is the bearing on the table bolted on like the bearing on the frame?

    I'm guessing...
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    Or, you could just machine a radius on the id of...

    Or, you could just machine a radius on the id of the Delrin and eliminate the o ring.
  8. One way would be to mount a boring bar on turret...

    One way would be to mount a boring bar on turret and indicator on chuck and check at quadrant points. Very likely there will be some indicator sag top and bottom. As little as .001 to .01.
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  9. I was gonna say one of the super glues in gel...

    I was gonna say one of the super glues in gel form.
  10. Those are clamps for the coolant ring. To adjust...

    Those are clamps for the coolant ring. To adjust the turret, loosen the 6 bolts in the center and bump turret around until it is on center, then tighten the bolts.
  11. Glass bead blaster. Myself, I just use the damn...

    Glass bead blaster. Myself, I just use the damn things straight from heat treat.
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    These guys may be able to help. They are Fagor...

    These guys may be able to help. They are Fagor distributors. Been very helpful to me.

    Apollo Machine Tool Services - Apollo Machine Tool Services, Inc.
  13. Finally got the rectifier (that jz79 suggested)...

    Finally got the rectifier (that jz79 suggested) installed and lo and behold, the spindle brake functions!!!
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    That is what I have been tryi9ng to do. Been...

    That is what I have been tryi9ng to do. Been lots of interruptions, pesky customers keep wanting their stuff done. Easy for me to lose track of where I was.

    Not having any idea what some of the...
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    Which I have been doing. Trying to isolate each...

    Which I have been doing. Trying to isolate each circuit as i go. Have about 15 pages so far. It hasn't helped that at some point in the past, the wires in the carriage were replaced and a whole...
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    So, what you are saying is that all the zigzags...

    So, what you are saying is that all the zigzags in the control side of the schemati9cs are the coils in the motor starters?

    As I continue to trace wires down, I get more confused. Most of the...
  17. I will try any place that might have information...

    I will try any place that might have information that is usable to me. Only problem with this is that there is not enough time to peruse the groups and get any work done.

    I try to ignore the all...
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    Play with the trim pots to see if that cleans it...

    Play with the trim pots to see if that cleans it up. Check all connections. A picture of screen would help.
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    Finally figured out what the zigzag symbol is. ...

    Finally figured out what the zigzag symbol is. Heaters/overload integral to the motor starters, one of which is a NC contact well hidden behind the usual heater assembly.

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    Hidden contact...
  20. Did forget to change meter a few times. Also...

    Did forget to change meter a few times. Also meter is flakey at times.

    Brake has about 12 ohms resistance. Manual from manufacturer arrived Friday and verifies that the mystery device is indeed...
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    Came upon a VW van on fire once. Smoky orange...

    Came upon a VW van on fire once. Smoky orange flames until the engine finally lit off. Interesting to watch the white light and smoke.
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    Package showed up yesterday just before 6 pm. ...

    Package showed up yesterday just before 6 pm. Three days from Italy. I can live with that.
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    Just got off the phone with inside salesman at my...

    Just got off the phone with inside salesman at my tool supplier.

    "Crap!! Pen ran out of ink. When I started here, I put empty pens in a coffee cup on my desk. One of girls came by one day and...
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    I think we are talking about the same device. In...

    I think we are talking about the same device. In the USA most people refer to the overloads as "heaters"

    FWIW, in a previous life I was a licensed industrial/commercial electrician. Some of the...
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    The machine is Italian from the mid 70's. I am...

    The machine is Italian from the mid 70's. I am beginning to think that the schematics are not for this machine.

    Very few of the wire numbers on machine match the schematics. 66# and 67# do...
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