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    This is probably overkill since you're only...

    This is probably overkill since you're only talking about 50pcs at a 5 minutes cycle ... But I have used this product in the past and it worked pretty well. At the very least it might give you some...
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    I agree, We're in NJ and EMJ is always the...

    I agree, We're in NJ and EMJ is always the highest quote by far. Do love that blue reference book though!
  3. Update ... problem found... it's actually a large...

    Update ... problem found... it's actually a large semiconductor protection fuse. 600v - 20amp Clearup fuse by Kyosan. P/N 60FH-20 ... It's tucked under other boards and wires and not easily seen. ...
  4. Mori SL3 - Yasnac LX1 - Error 331 & 332 - Fuse blowing

    Machine - Mori SL-3H
    Control - Yasnac LX1
    Error - 331 & 332

    Has anyone run into this problem before?

    I'm getting an error code about a fuse blowing. Error 331 for Fuse X and Error 332 for...
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    I took the gamble too, ordered a new Lathe two...

    I took the gamble too, ordered a new Lathe two days before the bill passed. Trucker hauled ass across the country, all the way from CA to NJ. I had my rigger and electrician waiting here on new years...
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    Not sure if this will help, but we have an older...

    Not sure if this will help, but we have an older TL5 ('78) and we've been having a similar problem with the Z, We took the servo motor apart, cleaned it, and replaced the brushes, seems to have...
  7. Wow ... So I just asked one of the older guys...

    Wow ... So I just asked one of the older guys about my idea, he went in the back and just pulled out a Dunham vacuum plate from the late 70's, we plugged it in and it works. Its really really loud,...
  8. Anyone use a Vacmagic VM100 / VM300 from Mitee-Bite?

    Has anyone used these vacuum plates from Mitee-Bite products? Mitee-Bite Products Co.

    Are they any good? Looks like they can be used as a pallet changing system or workholding. I'm thinking of...
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    Thanks for the prayers! I tried to offer her...

    Thanks for the prayers!

    I tried to offer her food & shelter as payment, but she rejected that idea.
    I'm actually not sure how we are going to handle payment. Good question for the accountant...
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    Update: We took the plunge, my wife gave her...

    Update: We took the plunge, my wife gave her notice at her current job, She starts here in three weeks. They were completely understanding of our situation, told her that she's welcome back at any...
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    I can't believe they are still around either? I...

    I can't believe they are still around either? I thought they closed up shop or was that first index?
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    I can't thank you guys enough for all your words...

    I can't thank you guys enough for all your words of encouragement and your thoughtful advice and warnings. This really will help when we make our final decision this weekend.




    I think the...
  13. I replaced my B&S Microval computer a few years...

    I replaced my B&S Microval computer a few years ago with a 'Quadra-chek' stand alone system. I had the whole CMM retubed and the new system installed. It was expensive but worth it. So much...
  14. wrustle, I'm kind of having the same problem,...

    wrustle,

    I'm kind of having the same problem, but the opposite really. Lately I've been spending way to much time in the office and not in the shop. Just looking at orders in hand and scheduling...
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    Advice on hiring the wife?

    Does anyone run a shop with their wife? Would anyone care to share their experiences with this? Any advice for an owner thinking about bringing his wife into the workplace?

    2015 looks to be...
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    Just picked up E2 at the end of '14, just one...

    Just picked up E2 at the end of '14, just one seat, I have a small shop of 4 guys. I was an excel junkie for over 10 years, business has been picking up and I needed a better way of keeping track of...
  17. Up to date Calibration spec - ANSI-Z540.3 or ISO-10012 ?

    So I'm trying to update my tired old shop into something more modern to keep up with the times:crazy: Our quality manual still reads MIL-STD-45662 for calibrations. We are not ISO, but that is a...
  18. Congrats! Looks awesome :cheers:

    Congrats! Looks awesome :cheers:
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    Chlorine Free Coolant

    Your thoughts on chlorine free coolants?

    Any advantages or disadvantages?

    I've tried a bunch of coolants thru the years, but I've been using Rustlik WS-1000CF for about two years now and I...
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    I know I'm a few years late on this, but yes I...

    I know I'm a few years late on this, but yes I have heard of it, in fact it is still used at my shop.

    It's from the early 80's, we us it sometimes when we get orders for old parts that we don't...
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    I have a similar air compressor about the same...

    I have a similar air compressor about the same age. It has put in a lot of work over the past 40 years, but sadly it finally failed earlier this year. It started leaking from a weld at the bottom...
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    Wanted to bump this thread since its been four...

    Wanted to bump this thread since its been four years and I'm wondering if anyone has had any experience with Iscar's SUMOMILL since original being posted.

    Looking to replace some of my old Iscar...
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    Well the 27kw is an estimate of how much it will...

    Well the 27kw is an estimate of how much it will produce in a year. This factors in that not all days will be sunny, and also factors in that in NJ on average we'll only get about 4-6 hours a day...
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    Solar Power

    Has anyone installed or is anyone thinking about install solar panels on their buildings?

    I'm currently looking into it and wondering what you guys think?

    I've got a couple of estimates...
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    Slotting Saws

    First ... :willy_nilly:

    Short question: is there any speed & feed charts out there for slotting/slitting saws. I've contacted the manufacture several times they keep saying they will fax it to me...
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