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    Cut to rough size, stack and sandwich between...

    Cut to rough size, stack and sandwich between 1/4" or so thick aluminum. Clamp tightly together- vise, clamps, drill any holes and put bolts thru. Now mill the profile. Done.
  2. I had the same issue with a Berco head and block...

    I had the same issue with a Berco head and block grinder. Previous owner never controlled coolant concentration and all the swarf turned into a solid mass of material. Problem is that stuff is...
  3. Recommendation for Fanuc 3TF Monitor Repair or LCD Replacement

    The 12" color monitor on our Mori SL3 (Fanuc 3TF) died recently. Started getting dim and then bright and then dim. Its a Matsushita TX 1204 AB. Looking for a recommendation to get it repaired on...
  4. To partially answer the OPs original question, IF...

    To partially answer the OPs original question, IF you call out ANSI 14.5 on your drawing, and there are no other callouts for concentricity or runout, the standard has what is referred to as "Rule 3"...
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    If Teach Me had stopped after the 2nd sentence...

    If Teach Me had stopped after the 2nd sentence above he would have been 100% correct.
  6. Need to know- a Yasnac or Fanuc control. Check...

    Need to know- a Yasnac or Fanuc control. Check your power supply fuses and your incoming power. Sounds like this was a running machine and then poof?
  7. You really need the ladder diagram for the...

    You really need the ladder diagram for the machine or at least the wiring diagram so that you can look at the machine input for that switch to see if the switch is working. Is this a proximity...
  8. If you just want manual quick change tooling,...

    If you just want manual quick change tooling, Universal Tool made 50 Taper Kwik Switch Adapters that use various size Kwik Switch tool holders. Kwik Switch 400 holders are plentiful and inexpensive...
  9. Go to the tool table and assign an imaginary tool...

    Go to the tool table and assign an imaginary tool number to any other pocket. Then MDI in the imaginary tool number and an M06 and the machine will put your tool 1 back in the carousel. Keep in...
  10. Alco Iron and Metal in San Leandro. New metal...

    Alco Iron and Metal in San Leandro. New metal sales and a pretty efficient scrap operation as well. Also for scrap sales is Custom Alloy Scrap Sales in Oakland.
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    Bob- he stated above that all the parts came from...

    Bob- he stated above that all the parts came from the HFO except the spindle.
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    It would help to know the model of the machine...

    It would help to know the model of the machine and any options it has.
  13. TG 100 Colllet holder for an R-8 spindle ? ? ? ?...

    TG 100 Colllet holder for an R-8 spindle ? ? ? ? ? ?
  14. The pusher plate itself would be a great...

    The pusher plate itself would be a great candidate for laser cutting. Just saying. If someone sends me a drawing, I'l be happy to get a price on some as a group buy. [email protected] I just had...
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    I've used a Van Norman dividing head on my K&T...

    I've used a Van Norman dividing head on my K&T and Bridgeport mills for many years and the dividing head does not seem to care which machine its attached to, and the machines seem to play nice with...
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    When I sold mine, I put an ad on Craigs list and...

    When I sold mine, I put an ad on Craigs list and had folks knocking down my door for it. If it runs and is not totally trashed, you should not have any trouble selling it. Parts for the engine are...
  17. Also works very well on a CNC router with a high...

    Also works very well on a CNC router with a high speed spindle that has no low end torque for tapping. Best part of thread milling in soft plastic like acetal or PEEK, you don't get stingy burrs to...
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    Would there happen to be a 6 x 18 Pratt&Whitney...

    Would there happen to be a 6 x 18 Pratt&Whitney thread mill in there somewhere? Thanks!!
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    With all due respect, that is not a gear you want...

    With all due respect, that is not a gear you want to be cutting with a dividing head and a space cutter. I commend you for wanting to give it a go, but you will not be happy with the end result. ...
  20. hate to tell you this, yes the full ride on the...

    hate to tell you this, yes the full ride on the DFT drills is pretty steep, but if ya check out the few that are on ebay, they go for about $100 or less if they have a KM shank. Great drills, but I...
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    its hard to help you with the information in your...

    its hard to help you with the information in your post above. Are these on fixed center distances, etc. Your reference to "proper leads" is confusing if they are spur gears, as spur gears have...
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    What's wrong with your clothes smelling like an...

    What's wrong with your clothes smelling like an exhaust pipe? Anyway, we have morons here who want to prohibit natural gas service in new homes- electric power only. Apparently no one explained...
  23. Sorry about that Vancbiker- its 3TF control. ...

    Sorry about that Vancbiker- its 3TF control. While I have your attention- the control off button on the OP panel works intermittently. Have not had a chance to track that down, but I'm thinking...
  24. Thanks Kenre- yup, right where you said they...

    Thanks Kenre- yup, right where you said they were. Sure enough the switch was stuck closed. Still not sure why we got a servo alarm rather than an overtravel error. Anyway, its fixed now. Dan
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    56/48=1.1666

    56/48=1.1666
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