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  1. I tell people it is like getting nibbled to death...

    I tell people it is like getting nibbled to death by ducks.

    Ed.
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    You said the magic word.......Mach3. Very few...

    You said the magic word.......Mach3.

    Very few on here know much about it and would recommend you try the hobby sites or a dedicated Mach3 forum.

    Looks nicely done though. I would start by...
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    Myself I would never again use Scotchbrite or...

    Myself I would never again use Scotchbrite or other soft abrasive on a spindle as it will cut everything including the good spots inside. Trying to lap it with a tool holder will embed grit into the...
  4. What numbers are the heads? What are you...

    What numbers are the heads?

    What are you thinking for price?

    Ed.
  5. I would look into a sealed needle bearing. Ed.

    I would look into a sealed needle bearing.

    Ed.
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    For that kind of tolerance a tape measure is good...

    For that kind of tolerance a tape measure is good to go.

    What machines do you have?

    Ed.
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    Looking for a different system? I just horse...

    Looking for a different system? I just horse traded into a 4MT to Kwik Switch 300 adapter with a few holders.

    Interested?

    Ed.
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    SEM may not have made the amp. Is the input power...

    SEM may not have made the amp. Is the input power AC or DC? Are the input signals PWM or analog? + and - 10V? or is it 0 to 10V with direction? Maybe step and direction? The tag on the amp will...
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    A pic of the amp tag would tell us what type of...

    A pic of the amp tag would tell us what type of input to the amp is used.

    Ed.
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    Are you using Path Pilot? If you are and it still...

    Are you using Path Pilot? If you are and it still follows Linuxcnc then G33.1 is for rigid tapping.

    G33.1K(pitch)Z(depth)

    Ed.
  11. RC25? Piece o cake! RC35 may be getting tough but...

    RC25? Piece o cake! RC35 may be getting tough but 25 is easy.

    Ed.
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    Hey Andy. Most facing head types have a finger...

    Hey Andy. Most facing head types have a finger that trips or turns the adjuster at each revolution of the head to get the radial feed.

    Are you the same Andy from the Linuxcnc list?

    Ed.
  13. Thread: Estate auction

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    They will ship after payment. Ed.

    They will ship after payment.

    Ed.
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    Looks like most of it could be done with a...

    Looks like most of it could be done with a milling machine with a boring/facing head and a couple of fixtures.

    Sometimes I wonder if school assignments are to give a hint of what NOT to design.
    ...
  15. His equipment does not look "Herbert Home...

    His equipment does not look "Herbert Home Hobbyshopping" quality. Maybe he is making sure on his only piece, wants to get it right or it could be he is not quite as good as YOU.

    Ed.
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    I have drilled quite a few deep holes with...

    I have drilled quite a few deep holes with standard gun drills and a lathe. I made an adapter that is turned down to fit into a drill chuck on one end, has a socket for the drill on the other, and...
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    If the ways look good then the price is not bad....

    If the ways look good then the price is not bad. I learned on Bridgeports but will take an Ex Cell O any day. Good solid machine.

    Ed.
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    Will it run if you press reset then start? Ed.

    Will it run if you press reset then start?

    Ed.
  19. X2 Just run it, a lot of motors are dual rated...

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    Just run it, a lot of motors are dual rated for frequency.

    Ed.
  20. The way I remember from my hot rod days was the...

    The way I remember from my hot rod days was the guide was bored and the sleeve inserted in that. A little extra clearance is good. The guides were rather thin. Check with a couple hot rot shops or...
  21. I just log on here.It seems to be my (un)social...

    I just log on here.It seems to be my (un)social network. LOL.

    Ed.
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    Lay the holder on a block of soft wood and smack...

    Lay the holder on a block of soft wood and smack the side of the nut it with your hammer and punch. I have a ER16 that does not have the extraction collar so that is what I do.

    Ed.
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    Looks like the Everede bars reinvented.LOL. Ed.

    Looks like the Everede bars reinvented.LOL.

    Ed.
  24. Mikes idea is good if you do a good quantity,...

    Mikes idea is good if you do a good quantity, check with a local supplier.

    I have an Ellis 1600 that i like and it cuts well. The problem with Ellis and aluminum is you are not supposed to use...
  25. Can you? Probably. We need a lot more details. Is...

    Can you? Probably. We need a lot more details. Is it a CRT, LED,plasma display? What are the connections to the display? Does it need a certain form factor? What type of control? Pictures are always...
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