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  1. I can see teeth marks on the bottom of the screw...

    I can see teeth marks on the bottom of the screw where someone went after it with a pipe wrench. Last resort.
  2. Definitely electrical. This machine has sat for...

    Definitely electrical. This machine has sat for several years but I did have it raising and lowering the arm earlier in the day. I did notice that the screw was not turning when the arm was moving...
  3. I don't think it is off the screw because the...

    I don't think it is off the screw because the screw runs from a fixed position at the top and is visible at the bottom, although free from any type of connection there. There is an electric component...
  4. Radial Arm Drill Stuck at Maximum Elevation

    Is there a way to manually lower the arm on my American Hole Wizard from the maximum elevation? The powered mechanism won't engage to lower it.
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    I don't think it is the contacts because the...

    I don't think it is the contacts because the screw that I can see turns when I activate the handle. I did reset them anyway though. I'm not completely sure how the elevation mechanism works but it...
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    American Hole Wizard

    On my new to me Hole Wizard 4'-11" I have run the arm all the way to the top until the pin stop engaged. Now I can't get it to come back down.Anyone have any idea why?263040
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    Un-disturbed earth requires no compaction. You...

    Un-disturbed earth requires no compaction. You only need to compact what you may add to your hole, so don’t add any.
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    How much does machine weigh when loaded to max?...

    How much does machine weigh when loaded to max? One "old machine shop tale" is to have the mass of the concrete at least as much as the loaded machine. 254003Mills with their static load are less...
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    Find out what the minimum load from the plant is...

    Find out what the minimum load from the plant is and get as much as you can for the minimum charge, unless you have to wheel barrow it! Unless your sub-grade moves like a waterbed you should be all...
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    Thanks to everyone for playing! If I go for Solid...

    Thanks to everyone for playing! If I go for Solid Edge or Auto-Cad is it pay one time and keep it forever or will I have to pay again every year or every time I get a new computer (5-7 years)?
  11. Thread: Looking for

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    I knew it would be a common question but after...

    I knew it would be a common question but after reading it seemed that this type of software changes rapidly and i wanted to make sure I was getting up to date info.

    "I really wish there was a mod...
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    Too late and just doing it confused me, got that...

    Too late and just doing it confused me, got that wrong too. Maybe a moderator will come along and straighten me out.
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    Solid edge might be appropriate, my current work...

    Solid edge might be appropriate, my current work is for one of Siemens divisions.
  14. Thread: Looking for

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    Apologies for partial thread title. I wish I knew...

    Apologies for partial thread title. I wish I knew how to edit it.
  15. Thread: Looking for

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    Looking for

    Default Looking for simple cheap 2D CAD

    After reading several threads I realize that what I need is something very simple as all I am doing is generating drawings for machine foundations and...
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    Yes, that is beyond my comprehension as well. I...

    Yes, that is beyond my comprehension as well. I read through the entire list of forums and thought I selected the CAD/CAM forum to post to. I am not sure what happened other than I must have made a...
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    Looking for simple cheap 2D CAD

    After reading several threads I realize that what I need is something very simple as all I am doing is generating drawings for machine foundations and simple repair parts for my equipment. I am a...
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    Thorogood Work Boots & Thorogood Work Shoes,...

    Thorogood Work Boots & Thorogood Work Shoes, Thorogood Boot & Shoe Collection These are the boots I went to after 20 years of Red Wings. Sorry if someone else has already posted this.
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    Facebook...

    Facebook
    Friend of mine just bought this machine from china
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    I still have my first top box, a Kennedy that was...

    I still have my first top box, a Kennedy that was passed down to me by my father in 1980 after he used it for 10 years. I also have my first roll around that I bought in 1980. My point is that a tool...
  21. Thread: Wages

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    My point is that if you don't feel that you are...

    My point is that if you don't feel that you are getting paid what you deserve then you are free to go find another job that will pay you what you think you deserve. If you don't do that or if you...
  22. Thread: Wages

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    Everybody in America gets paid exactly what they...

    Everybody in America gets paid exactly what they deserve. If you think you are worth more then go get a higher paying job. If you can't get a higher paying job, well then, you know,you aren't worth...
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    He has single phase for lights and tools. He can...

    He has single phase for lights and tools. He can pick up a used 40-80KW gen-set for a few K (4-8K) and only use it when he needs to run a machine for a little while. It certainly isn't a long term...
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    The control transformer on my Devlieg had...

    The control transformer on my Devlieg had connectors to be able to run from 440 or 220, yours may as well. those transformers are relatively cheap anyway. It sure would be nice if you ran across a...
  25. You are at the right place, keep reading.

    You are at the right place, keep reading.
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