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  1. I personally hate anything April Fools, but...

    I personally hate anything April Fools, but trying to prank someone nowdays can lead to a beating. I read some news articles about people coughing on someone and saying they had Corona Virus and they...
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    Is Z159.798 your tool index position?

    Is Z159.798 your tool index position?
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    Regarding if the machine has a full C-axis, it...

    Regarding if the machine has a full C-axis, it will have an additional servo motor connected to the headstock. The indexing only machines had no C-axis servo motor and instead had a 120 tooth gear...
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    Someone deleted the account on accident or on...

    Someone deleted the account on accident or on purpose, but it was someone with the power to do it be it a moderator or admin. No way in hell Gordon is going to admit to something like this anyway. ...
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    Did he test positive for the Corona Virus? If so,...

    Did he test positive for the Corona Virus? If so, his account was deleted as to not infect anyone else. :nono:
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    If I remember correctly, my 30hp unit idle power...

    If I remember correctly, my 30hp unit idle power consumption was 400 watts. PP rates the units at 97% efficient at full output.

    The single phase analog utility meter I installed before my PP...
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    X2 on Maritool stuff. Here's his website: ...

    X2 on Maritool stuff.

    Here's his website:

    Tool Holders, Collets and Machine Accessories - MariTool
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    He's running everything on a 60hp Phase Perfect...

    He's running everything on a 60hp Phase Perfect phase converter.
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    What do you consider hogging when it comes to...

    What do you consider hogging when it comes to running a Wire EDM? :confused:
  10. I have never ran an acutal Mazak Mill before. ...

    I have never ran an acutal Mazak Mill before. The closest thing I have run to a Mazak mill is our new Integrex i-400S at work with the Smooth-X control, but no I can't do any videos at work.
  11. Cool. You can also pre-set a number in there if...

    Cool. You can also pre-set a number in there if you want. The numbers will reset themselves back to the original tool geometry if you push reset button or go into any auto mode.
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    For my old T-3 controller, Mazak tech just told...

    For my old T-3 controller, Mazak tech just told me to run down to the local electronics store and purchase an off the shelf Null modem cable 25 pin to 9 pin and use their Mazaview software.

    The...
  13. I gained about 20% more subs over night due to...

    I gained about 20% more subs over night due to your efforts! Thanks Trav! :cheers:
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    I figure it's only a matter of time before...

    I figure it's only a matter of time before Monster Jaws starts making dovetailed jaws for the Orange Vises.
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    He has all the guards for it, just not shown in...

    He has all the guards for it, just not shown in the pictures.

    Here's a Google image of the same machine.
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    Phil, I need some help!

    Well, last weekend my friend needed some machining help. He is repairing a mid 1980s walk behind dirt trencher with a 3' digging depth and the main drive shaft for the digging chain was shot due to...
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    I like the ones AVE made for his Haas. :D

    I like the ones AVE made for his Haas. :D
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    You need to set the endmill the same as you would...

    You need to set the endmill the same as you would set a drill. X0 is centerline of the endmill. You set it correctly the first time.

    Also, I think you are programming it incorrectly. What...
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    How did you set X geometry for the endmill? That...

    How did you set X geometry for the endmill? That is usually the problem.
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    The T-2 control did not have TPC control...

    The T-2 control did not have TPC control abilities. Mazak added that to the next gen control T-32.

    What are you trying to do? Worst case, you can use the MNP process and G-code the problem area....
  21. Might want to change your thread title to...

    Might want to change your thread title to something meaningful before this thread gets locked. Just sayin. ;)
    That's better.

    Here's the article as featured content gets rotated and not visible...
  22. Yeah, I'm still learning how YouTube works. :o ...

    Yeah, I'm still learning how YouTube works. :o I uploaded the videos months ago and then made them all public on the same day after my friend finished the last beginner videos. I probably screwed...
  23. Sounds like you did not have the correct...

    Sounds like you did not have the correct parameters for your machine. The parameters are what tell the control what type of machine it's hooked up to and the configuration of the machine.
  24. I uploaded a video on barriers today for the T-2...

    I uploaded a video on barriers today for the T-2 and T-3 control. Hope it was helpful to you.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWXuvlGNrQ8
  25. Thanks for the feedback! Sounds like your...

    Thanks for the feedback!

    Sounds like your monitor is going out. Some people have been able to retrofit an old computer monitor flat screen in place of the CRT and use a video converter box to...
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