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    Gundog- nice work You could probably save some...

    Gundog- nice work
    You could probably save some material by nesting the knobs more, maybe rotate every other row 90? Probably end up with a bigger pile of knobs for the same setup time.



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  2. If it was me Iíd just order new bearings and be...

    If it was me Iíd just order new bearings and be done with it. I did my mill a year ago and went with open bearings and use spindle oil every time I use them mill.
    I got mine from H+W- good people...
  3. Could be an older Acer 5vk Acer makes a nice...

    Could be an older Acer 5vk
    Acer makes a nice mill, if the picture is what you got for $150, Iíd say you stole it :)


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  4. The idea got many positive responses from several...

    The idea got many positive responses from several members here, some usable, critical feedback might be useful.


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    Holy crap... I canít believe this is not in the...

    Holy crap... I canít believe this is not in the garage yet!


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    Sounds like Fusion is not for you... you can...

    Sounds like Fusion is not for you... you can bitch about needing an internet connection and the fact that Fusion is cloud based, but you must have known that going in right? Its been like that since...
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    Another CNC Mill (Not) in Garage Question

    First thing I would do is spend some time figuring out if the wall is load bearing. If the joists run left to right looking in the garage from the outside, the wall is unlikely to be load bearing ....
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    I keep saying Iím going to make a bypass switch...

    I keep saying Iím going to make a bypass switch that allows the Oiler to be powered without the control. There are times of times I need to face a block or mill a quick piece and I donít want to...
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    I went with Multifix size B. Create Tool version....

    I went with Multifix size B. Create Tool version.
    The B size is perfect for my 16Ē lathe
    Nicely made and seems high quality.
    They will make to order the internal and external rapid retract thread...
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    You should be able to leave the control powered...

    You should be able to leave the control powered up, but have the e-stop in. The Oiler and servos should both be off. The encoders will still know the machines position, you wonít have to re-home...
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    Last October I got it for $310 per year. That...

    Last October I got it for $310 per year. That price is locked in as long as you donít let the subscription lapse.


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    With all the flack he gets here Iím surprised he...

    With all the flack he gets here Iím surprised he bothers to post at all.
    Nobody on PM has fessed up to joining the Kickstarter campaign, so I donít think he ďowesĒ us an explanation for anything. ...
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    Iím guessing something is wrong with the cam or...

    Iím guessing something is wrong with the cam or whatever is on the lever to transfer rotary motion to linear motion. The switches probably didnít move, but I have a hard time believing it was...
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    Your cam arrangement is definitely different , my...

    Your cam arrangement is definitely different , my cams are actual cams that rotate on the rotary axis of the shaft that the fwd/rev lever is on.
    Your arrangement looks like linear movement of the...
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    I have a Namseon which is a Korean quality knock...

    I have a Namseon which is a Korean quality knock off also, not as polished as your machine, but accurate and nice to run. I have replaced the fwd /rev switches in mine. The are as described above,...
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    I misread your problem and posted a response that...

    I misread your problem and posted a response that didnít apply


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    Webb/Whacheon WL-435 Lathe

    Deleted due to stupidity


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    On a dozen machines? Sent from my iPhone...

    On a dozen machines?


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    Aaron- my VMC 20 uses about the same amount. One...

    Aaron- my VMC 20 uses about the same amount. One thing I noticed with mine, even with the E-stop in, the PDI still lubes.
    I added a Skimpy El NiŮo belt type skimmer which gets most all of the oil...
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    Starrett New vs Old vs ???

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    Removed duplicate post



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    Is it corporate greed?, or the fact that the...

    Is it corporate greed?, or the fact that the majority of people wonít pay a big premium for a name brand. All the decent import stuff works well enough that many people canít justify the name brand,...
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    Right angle head arrived safely. Item as...

    Right angle head arrived safely. Item as described, Iíll give it a good home
    Thank you


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    Is it really for sale? Pretty strange ad What...

    Is it really for sale?
    Pretty strange ad
    What do I have?
    How much is it worth?
    Anyone want to buy it?

    First time I saw PM embrace this type of post, especially for a first time poster.... we...
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    Hereís a version not from the manual, but similar...

    Hereís a version not from the manual, but similar

    https://www.fadalcnc.com/media/pdf/Gib_Adjustments.pdf


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    All the Fadal manuals are online. There is a...

    All the Fadal manuals are online. There is a whole section on gib adjustment. You need a .0001 indicator and a 1/4Ē socket. Itís pretty easy


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