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  1. Metrology parts and Alliance Met in MN.... Been...

    Metrology parts and Alliance Met in MN.... Been very happy working w/ them.
    THANKS for that name! yeah... Not Rolex then. :-0 Roh'lix. got-it.
    Hope to be playing soon. reading manuals of...
  2. ... Waiting on the Y scale. Found a solid parts...

    ... Waiting on the Y scale. Found a solid parts source! Hopefully in our hands by next week sometime Will be interesting to see how they ship these delicate scales?

    Just a note to ya'll; So...
  3. Thanks, We're sort of newbs still but figuring...

    Thanks, We're sort of newbs still but figuring it out. Z rides fine on air. Seems to hover well now. We did adjust the Z regulator as it was constantly dropping down 1" a second(ish) when we got...
  4. TY very much!

    TY very much!
  5. Older Numerex CMM 1818-10 What's the manual movement mech called?

    We're in the midst of a clean & pm on a 89 Numerex/Zeiss CMM. The Z fine movement assy will move the Z post down, but not upwards. We're wondering what this liner movement setup is called? ...
  6. do you think I should just keep this one afloat? ...

    do you think I should just keep this one afloat? Some other places can sometime be little topic touchy.

    Just some bullet notes on today's events. Fixing the trailer and hay baler can wait...
  7. Thanks for the replies on scale output and...

    Thanks for the replies on scale output and general methods. A great help. Backgound in EE Technology and Alalog/Digital -So this should be a great fall & winter project. I posted up a few pics. ...
  8. Another update. May as well keep logging some of...

    Another update. May as well keep logging some of the adventure and lessons learned. a 26' air-suspension rental truck is a lot of truck! 11 hours there/back, and I'm glad I did the renal in the...
  9. I am going to crawl a bit tentatively onto a...

    I am going to crawl a bit tentatively onto a limb...
    a) Wondered if you succeeded in anything as yet?
    b) Your post reminds me of a situation I had w/ my CPU board on my Haas. It's a long shot...
  10. Thanks for the success story! What type of...

    Thanks for the success story! What type of truck did you use?
  11. Just to document this a bit... So for a few...

    Just to document this a bit... So for a few newb's - Short update for those that come along someday in the same boat:

    We did find a Numerex 2424-18 for sale. Owner retiring so off it goes. ...
  12. Understood! Is Accuracy to 3-4 tens in the range...

    Understood! Is Accuracy to 3-4 tens in the range of these? Most of his work he is bidding is .001 to .005
    We (I) have the skills to service delicate gear IMO for now. But parts are one of...
  13. I am going to attempt to add some update and...

    I am going to attempt to add some update and color here. See what folks think about some observations. You have a very interesting field. I'm hooked. Seems to be all I read upon of late!
    ...
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    Wow.. good to know. That's just weird. there...

    Wow.. good to know. That's just weird. there are so many docs out there on eddy and ground loops. Where to even start. I do often wonder about putting in a ground rod for the Haas (or not) ...
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    ... from the white-sheets, HSM is a NO (so no...

    ... from the white-sheets, HSM is a NO (so no copro I think) and mem on both says 1Mb... I think you're ok but may want to see if someone w/ more expert knowledge replies.

    Do you know if either...
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    t we just did our X bearing assy and the tool...

    t we just did our X bearing assy and the tool link below worked really well. It's all put back together or I'd get you a measurement.
    We squared off (by grinding) the smaller dowel side of the...
  17. Thanks! Yeah, he's been into CNC since 17. ...

    Thanks! Yeah, he's been into CNC since 17. He has far surpassed me in skill on CAD to CAM to acutally machining. He is trying to be his own boss w my encouragement. we shall see in the...
  18. Completed! Bearing Sleeve (thrust bearing) & Lead Screw Support bearing.

    All done. success. No a bad job to do at all. Son and I only had 1 issue on a bearing locknut on the bearing support side. So stubborn we had to drill the center out of SHCS cap to pop it...
  19. covers are off.... lights on...shields up......

    covers are off.... lights on...shields up... We're going in :-)
  20. just a thought... On the screen w/ flowcontrol- I...

    just a thought... On the screen w/ flowcontrol- I see it set to software- Is there a hardware xon/xoff selection under flow-control?
  21. For the kid... tip: Guides for removal of...

    For the kid...
    tip: Guides for removal of motor and Motor bearing assy. (and with re-assy instructions; ...
  22. Gonna check into this as well btw. passive is...

    Gonna check into this as well btw. passive is always nice but where do you put that thing? I see them on MSC...
  23. KEwl.... I ended up buying the 'skimpy' brand...

    KEwl.... I ended up buying the 'skimpy' brand just to be done... The product has a mount and setup specifically for the oval hole in the tank top.. Good fit and we're off!
  24. A quick suggestion is to put a RS232...

    A quick suggestion is to put a RS232 analyzer/breakout box inbetween the two items, Or use a RS/232 PC based protocol analyzer. Just a thought to see what's going in/out. THere are PC based...
  25. Yesyes! We have the part in hand now... I get...

    Yesyes! We have the part in hand now... I get it. My pal did this on a lathe and bought his own! Thanks for the detail.
    TY for some help w/ the comlexity... Mucho' appreciated.
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