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    Check the brake and if it is dragging. That will...

    Check the brake and if it is dragging. That will cause the load meter to spike.
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    I was assuming he was going to chamfer the...

    I was assuming he was going to chamfer the windows so was trying to avoid adding something inside them for locating purposes.
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    Make the fixture two pieces and keep the...

    Make the fixture two pieces and keep the chainring bolted to the center piece that keys into the center of the flat part of the fixture. Unbolt the center with the chainring attached and flip it. ...
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    You know a 16" cube is a huge part right? A part...

    You know a 16" cube is a huge part right? A part sitting 16" off the table even without anything below it is still a huge machine. I assume you mean 16x16x?? and that number is not 16. Again 16x16...
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    In my industry this is the most miss understood...

    In my industry this is the most miss understood thing. Unless that bar is using coolant to make sure it is soaked in moisture the term is damping, not dampening. You can dampen the bar for...
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    A36 is cheap and super stable. Ground and cut to...

    A36 is cheap and super stable. Ground and cut to size would not be that outrageous.
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    One thing to understand is noise will travel. ...

    One thing to understand is noise will travel. Make sure it is the spindle and not something inline with it. I had a fan on top of my Fanuc spindle that was filthy and had a bearing that was bone...
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    ProSoap | Industrial Hand Cleaner – ProSoap...

    ProSoap | Industrial Hand Cleaner

    – ProSoap Hand Cleaner

    Really a great product.
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    Qualichem eqo-pure 450 wins that award for me. ...

    Qualichem eqo-pure 450 wins that award for me. Worst product I have ever dealt with (and still need to deal with one last time). It is so bad I can not understand how this company is still in...
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    On my Okuma I had a sensor go bad in the...

    On my Okuma I had a sensor go bad in the tailstock that was checking if the plunger for moving the tailstock with the turret was engaged or not. The sensor is in the closed position when it is...
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    Odd update. I have a disc that came with the...

    Odd update. I have a disc that came with the machine. It has tons of files on it and they will in fact upload. From what I can tell they are the same style as mine is. I noticed there is no % at...
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    Okuma uploading from floppy

    I am trying to upload a file from a floppy to my Okuma. The control is a U10L

    I am saving the file as a .MIN and it is showing up in the directory in MS/DOS as such. I select it and add the...
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    The switch went bad. I tested the wire coming...

    The switch went bad. I tested the wire coming from the controller and it is in fact 24v which is correct. There is an LED light in the back of the switch when removed from the tailstock and it...
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    Yes oddly enough the last time it ran (Tuesday)...

    Yes oddly enough the last time it ran (Tuesday) it was running an O.D. part with the code =0 but the same day I did run a tailstock part which was active and I did use the little device to then park...
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    Alarm A - 1727 tow along for Okuma

    I posted this in the Okuma forum but it seems that I should have gone more general.

    I am experiencing an alarm that is both a first and seems odd. The last time the machine was running the tail...
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    Alarm A - 1727 tow along

    I am experiencing an alarm that is both a first and seems odd. The last time the machine was running the tail stock was not engaged. The 2nd to last time it was running the tail stock was used...
  17. I have one I would sell (Harrison). I have the...

    I have one I would sell (Harrison). I have the steady and 2 follow rests as well. No chucks or post as they are on my Monarch. I can not load the machine but am able and willing to bolt it to a...
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    I just figured out how to have the correct about...

    I just figured out how to have the correct about of material in there to allow for a pull in the end and not actually make the part. It is only a .5" part total length so no big deal.
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    Well I tried the other system of the CALL OPART...

    Well I tried the other system of the CALL OPART Q19 and it worked. I just need to edit the program so bulk of it is essentially listed in the sub program code below M30. That was actually about as...
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    OK got it one step further. I missed your go to...

    OK got it one step further. I missed your go to SP program select. Now I got it to load (although it does not show the program on the screen). Now is says alarm 2285 Schedule Program Main Program...
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    It claims that PSELECT is 5 or more characters...

    It claims that PSELECT is 5 or more characters and it needs to be 4. That is the info within the alarm explanation.
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    It did not work. Gave this: 2227 alarm-b...

    It did not work. Gave this:

    2227 alarm-b Mnemonic or local variable PSELECT
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    Getting a 5209 program end error. Does it need a...

    Getting a 5209 program end error. Does it need a M30 or M02? I only put END

    edit! added M30 and it loaded it. Now to see if it actually works!
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    Little history. I have yet to get my RS-232...

    Little history.

    I have yet to get my RS-232 hook up working so I am hand coding all my programs now (not a big deal with a 2 axis machine). All my programs are words followed by .MIN so I guess I...
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    I get a 306 command character error when I try to...

    I get a 306 command character error when I try to enter LOOP.SDF and hit enter

    Also if I can get past this when I write the program do I include the .MIN in the program name or just the program...
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