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  1. might talk to Keyence. They have some amazing...

    might talk to Keyence. They have some amazing measuring equipment, pricey tho.....
  2. Thread: Machine mover

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    Specialized Equipment in Pomona Ca. All they do...

    Specialized Equipment in Pomona Ca. All they do is move machinery and they do it well! Ask for Joey
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    If you're looking to do a bunch of 3d stuff, I'd...

    If you're looking to do a bunch of 3d stuff, I'd seriously consider a Haas VF3. A much better machine than a Fadal, unless you're set on one just to practice for your home machine
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    Did you try cranking the tailstockquill all the...

    Did you try cranking the tailstockquill all the way in? Sometimes you'll hafta crank it in hard to remove a well seated center.
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    Some pretty good stuff on youtube from this old...

    Some pretty good stuff on youtube from this old tony about building a steel router
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    be sure you understand that you have to replace...

    be sure you understand that you have to replace the vfd. I've never seen a dual voltage vfd.
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    how about something like this? The sad thing is...

    how about something like this? The sad thing is I'm out of room, already!295466
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    Automationdirect! Good products, easy setup,...

    Automationdirect! Good products, easy setup, great support, and an all around good company.
  9. get someone out there with a ball bar setup. They...

    get someone out there with a ball bar setup. They can tell you all kinds of things by reading the results using a ball bar. Maybe first check the thrust bearings on the ball screw.
  10. I'm sure Keyence will bring one out to you and...

    I'm sure Keyence will bring one out to you and demo it. They've brought their wireless scanner thingy here, even knowing I wasn't a buyer. On a side note, I've never bought anything from them that...
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    using the wear setting on a Haas NGC

    hello. Could one of you Haas experts please explain the use of the wear setting when using cutter comp? I always have trouble deciding if I need to put a positive or negative value in that field....
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    Why not try Webb machinery in So Cal? I think...

    Why not try Webb machinery in So Cal? I think they sold an equivalent lathe to yours.
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    Sorry, the bore doesn't work for what I need....

    Sorry, the bore doesn't work for what I need. Thanks for the reply tho....
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    I can't offer you any help on leveling your...

    I can't offer you any help on leveling your machine, but I offer a suggestion. I've got a very accurate level made by Digi Pas that connects to your smart phone, so you don't need 2 or more people...
  15. You ever think of using a Torrington needle...

    You ever think of using a Torrington needle bearing with an inner sleeve? That'll solve your finish questions / problems and should run OK at 180 deg
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    get rid of that shit under the 4th axis, indicat...

    get rid of that shit under the 4th axis, indicat the X axis (long axi) should be zero or close, if not check your indexer mounting and remedy. Checking the y axis ( short one) is a matter of small...
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    Forget the probe and get a Haimer 3D taster or...

    Forget the probe and get a Haimer 3D taster or the equivalent. Almost as fast, and it'll work on any machine with the same tool holder size.
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    hey Jeff in Long Beach....check out...

    hey Jeff in Long Beach....check out Automationdirect for your VFD's and all control hardware, great prices, great service and great support. I've been using their VFD's for years and have only had to...
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    Larry McNamee at EDM Support in Illinoise

    Larry McNamee at EDM Support in Illinoise
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    sent you a PM on this.

    sent you a PM on this.
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    turret lathes are beasts!Don't worry about no...

    turret lathes are beasts!Don't worry about no lead screw, just get a die head. Quicker and easier than single point threading anyhow.Stay on the lookout for turret tooling, you can get good deals on...
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    We make these things all the time. Have a form...

    We make these things all the time. Have a form cutter ground for the vertical grooves, do the horizontal grooves with a 4th axis. I use a single flute thread mill for this. Takes a while, but does a...
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    Specialized Equipment is So Cal. Talk to Joey.

    Specialized Equipment is So Cal. Talk to Joey.
  24. Well, we have an Okamoto, and wouldn't dream of a...

    Well, we have an Okamoto, and wouldn't dream of a different kind of grinder. You usually get what you pay for.
  25. normally, material has thru holes are drilled,...

    normally, material has thru holes are drilled, material is heat treated, ground, and then wire cut.
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