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    Coder Parts and Supply...

    Coder Parts and Supply
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    For running those machines, just make one from an...

    For running those machines, just make one from an old 3 phase motor and a pony motor to start it.
  3. As others have mentioned , it is very possible...

    As others have mentioned , it is very possible this is a neutral wire problem. Check the neutral buss bar connections in the service entrance and the breaker panels(s). The service entrance panel...
  4. This thread is 7 years old! pretty sure Zahn may...

    This thread is 7 years old! pretty sure Zahn may have finished this off by now.
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    From my limited knowledge, I'd take an old Fadal...

    From my limited knowledge, I'd take an old Fadal over an old Haas any day, but I don't own either one so...……….
  6. The part dimension described is amazingly close...

    The part dimension described is amazingly close to hundreds of automotive spindles that use a solid kingpin. Sunnen has been making hone mandrels to do that job for 75 years or more. The p28 three...
  7. I would start by unbolting the lower motor...

    I would start by unbolting the lower motor mounting bolts and with the motor loose, slip the belt off the motor sprocket. Hopefully the belt is large enough to slide over the brake housing without...
  8. Skates on a trailer? Roll it on pipe much safer...

    Skates on a trailer? Roll it on pipe much safer in my opinion...…… Might consider sitting it on 4 6 skids when you load it and bolt those to the base of the machine. make your life easer at the...
  9. If you are in Northern Ca, and you REALLY want it...

    If you are in Northern Ca, and you REALLY want it gone quick, contact West Auctions in Woodland. They do a nice job with on-line auctions of small shops.
  10. It might be a little painfull, but purchase new...

    It might be a little painfull, but purchase new metering valves from Lube USA- much less expensive than Bijur. Trying to clean or rebuild clogged valves is false economy. There will be a number...
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    Yea, kinda like the 15K lift we rented to off...

    Yea, kinda like the 15K lift we rented to off load a lathe one time and the rental company delivered one with 42" forks. WTF ? Like lips on a chicken!!
  12. Something a lot of techs overlook after a crash...

    Something a lot of techs overlook after a crash is to make sure the face of the turret is parallel to the X axis travel. Checking the headstock should align the spindle to the X and Z axis. If the...
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    Another way to attach the cutter to your arbor-...

    Another way to attach the cutter to your arbor- make it a snug fit on the arbor- I assume you have a slight flange on the shank side to stabilize the cutter a bit. Let the arbor poke thru the cutter...
  14. Why are you not checking parts at the machine? ...

    Why are you not checking parts at the machine? Make it easy for the operator to check the hole depths.
    Make some simple go/no go gauges for the operator to use to check your hole depths. Implement...
  15. If ya take the little sheet metal door off the...

    If ya take the little sheet metal door off the front of the base on the left front, you can pretty easily see the oil level in the tank compartment.
  16. McMaster-Carr has 2 part epoxy putty that is...

    McMaster-Carr has 2 part epoxy putty that is pretty good. The putty won't run all over like a more liquid epoxy will.
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    Moose Motors in Pengrove can arc your shoes if...

    Moose Motors in Pengrove can arc your shoes if you decide to not do it yourself.
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    Zep Industrial Purple-
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    Take a skim cut along the left or right side end...

    Take a skim cut along the left or right side end of the jaws after machining them. When you remount them, just indicate that skim cut and both are lined up. Might be pretty obvious but......
  20. Pretty sure there is no way to orient or lock the...

    Pretty sure there is no way to orient or lock the spindle, so if you are ok with just letting it sit there while you broach away, it should work ok.
  21. Cool a burn as fast as possible to minimize...

    Cool a burn as fast as possible to minimize damage to the underlying tissue. Water or cold water is better than nothing.
  22. We have had pretty good luck with these guys for...

    We have had pretty good luck with these guys for many years:

    Aluminum Extruders - Anaheim Extrusion Company
  23. Here ya go- Bijur has it in 4mm. Tubing -...

    Here ya go- Bijur has it in 4mm.

    Tubing - 20111 | Bijur Delimon International
  24. Can you use -3 AN Aeroquip Stainless braided...

    Can you use -3 AN Aeroquip Stainless braided line-? Summit sells it and fittings:
    https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-220981
  25. Ours never puked any oil- just simply stopped...

    Ours never puked any oil- just simply stopped lifting. Changing the seal was amazingly easy and quick.
    I recall its a 5K Crown. A buddy took theirs to a hydraulic shop and paid $125.00 to have the...
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