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    I PM'd you

    I PM'd you
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    Ok wow I found the toggle but I would never have...

    Ok wow I found the toggle but I would never have guessed inside the cabinet, thanks again Pete!
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    Thank you for the info Pete, it is extremely...

    Thank you for the info Pete, it is extremely helpful!

    One last very basic question -

    How do you switch the chuck from ID to OD clamping with a T2 control?

    Currently my spindle will not...
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    QT15 Tooling Basics

    Hey guys,

    I am a total beginner when it comes to CNC lathes, plenty of time on various VMCs, large CNC routers, plasma cutters etc but none with lathes (or mazatrol for that matter!)

    Please,...
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    UPDATE: It was the cards, after fiddling with...

    UPDATE:

    It was the cards, after fiddling with them a bit more they seated fully and the control powered right up! I swapped the phasing to get the hydraulic pump spinning the right way and I have...
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    The transformer is tapped for 240 yes. No...

    The transformer is tapped for 240 yes. No hydraulics, no screen information. I do have lights on the NC power supply and the spindle VFD.

    - Is there a trick in getting the cards in the control...
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    Yes, the fans come on and the "off" button is...

    Yes, the fans come on and the "off" button is illuminated. If I then press the "on" button the CRT is lit up but only shows static / noise.
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    T2 QT10 Power Up help

    Hey guys,

    I finally have my QT10 connected to 240 3ph and can connect the main breaker however -

    -The control does not seem to 'boot', I only get static on the CRT if I press the "power on"...
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    Castleville - your QT10 has the 10hp spindle...

    Castleville - your QT10 has the 10hp spindle (15hp momentary) correct?
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    QT15 Phase Converter Requirements

    Hey everyone, I know this is a bit of a contentious subject but having searched a bit it seems there are different opinions floating around about what the true phase converter sizing requirements are...
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    Charging backup batteries

    I have a T2 machine with 2 backup batteries. The machine will end up being unpowered for a few months and I'm wondering if I can charge the backup batteries directly while they are still on the...
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    Thanks for the tips Greg! In looking back at...

    Thanks for the tips Greg! In looking back at older threads it seems the control could have 2 or 3 batteries, I found 2 (727 and 784), should there be a third battery for my control? (1989 T2).

    I...
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    Well, mixed feedback on this thread but here's...

    Well, mixed feedback on this thread but here's hoping I don't run into indexer issues. I took delivery of the QT15 this morning. I have yet to tear into it but it doesn't look abused.

    254625

    I...
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    Thank you for the responses everyone, this is...

    Thank you for the responses everyone, this is exactly the information I was looking for. Good to hear there is still support to repair these machines (and the control).
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    Would you buy a T-2 machine (T32 vs T2)

    Hi all,

    I have a hobby shop I occasionally take work for, considering picking up a qt15 with T2 control. I'm wondering what the limitations of the T2 are, and what the biggest differences are...
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