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    I canít speak to the sellers satisfaction, other...

    I canít speak to the sellers satisfaction, other than he has $415 of my money since 10/25 :)


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    Nope, nothing from the seller, no contact, no...

    Nope, nothing from the seller, no contact, no money, no drills


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    At some point you are going to have to do some...

    At some point you are going to have to do some math.
    You need to figure out whatís moving and in what direction.

    Ie if the bottom Z trucks have .0008 slop, but the top is tight, assume the...
  4. On the other hand , I can see where you would...

    On the other hand , I can see where you would want to ensure that the surface with the oil groove was making good contact with the saddle so the oil gets forced thru the gib


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  5. Fadal 904-20 (VMC 20) pre purchase reality check request

    Alright, question about the right Y axis front Gib
    Itís a 5Ē gib with turcite on one side.
    The turcite is Z grooved for lube.
    The non-turcite side of the gib has a step along its length that one...
  6. Not a peep from the seller No drills No refund...

    Not a peep from the seller
    No drills
    No refund

    No good :)




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  7. Level arrived, it looks brand new. Thanks for...

    Level arrived, it looks brand new.
    Thanks for the quick shipping and careful packaging
    Keith


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    The heater could be in a separate smaller tank...

    The heater could be in a separate smaller tank and recirculated to the big tank


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    Iím definitely interested in your results. Iíd...

    Iím definitely interested in your results.

    Iíd be wondering about some kind of oily crud build up on whatever the heater element is.

    And I get these horrible (possibly unrealistic) visions of...
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    Wow!


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    Rusty- thatís a beautiful piece of machinery....

    Rusty- thatís a beautiful piece of machinery.
    Good man to give it 50 more years of life.

    But that definitely looks like one of the cases where you spend two days reassembling a particular...
  12. Thanks guys, Bob- thatís good to know, but Iím...

    Thanks guys, Bob- thatís good to know, but Iím going to have a trigger finger on the e-stop! Slide stop???


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  13. Fadal 904-20 (VMC 20) pre purchase reality check request

    Hey Bob - thanks, thatís why I love this place !


    Keith

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  14. Fadal CNC88HS testing with restricted Z height

    Before I drag my new to me Fadal VMC 20 with CNC88HS to its final resting place,(itís in my shop, just not in correct place) I want to power it up and test it as much as possible.

    I donít want to...
  15. The electric lube pump on my other mill has a...

    The electric lube pump on my other mill has a button to override the cycle timer. Iím assuming on the Fadal I have to cycle the air from the control?( if I want to pump extra oil to verify flow)
    ...
  16. Thanks for all the great info, keep it coming. ...

    Thanks for all the great info, keep it coming.

    I definitely plan on investigating the lube situation before I use it. I have not been able to crawl around inside too much.

    I did wipe my finger...
  17. FS - starrett micrometer set 0-1 to 5-6 with case

    Iím not really looking to beat the guy up, I just want his listings to be accurate and I really want my $415 back.
    Or worse case the MT 4 drills-although I suspect I wonít be thrilled about putting...
  18. Aaron- thanks for checking in, I had watched many...

    Aaron- thanks for checking in, I had watched many of your videos and they were definitely helpful, not much out there on Fadals using adaptive tool paths.
    Good to know on the spindle drives, I had...
  19. 83 3/4Ē Thatís to the weather stripping that I...

    83 3/4Ē
    Thatís to the weather stripping that I did not remove, my back was killing me by that point, I failed to get pics. My son and it did the job and we donít weigh 280 together wet :)


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  20. Itís in the shop now. I did the same thing with...

    Itís in the shop now. I did the same thing with the Z Servo and the cable chain. Being an ex-wire biter type, I Wasnít happy with the tension that laying the cable chain at a 45 put on the wires and...
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    How about that :) Sent from my iPhone using...

    How about that :)


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    *******.com Sent from my iPhone using...

    *******.com



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    FS - NIB Metabo W 24-180 7" Angle Grinder

    This is a copy/paste from another ad the seller has:


    I hate to do this but-

    Canít help but notice that you are here on PM selling things while:.

    A) I donít have the drill bits that you...
  25. FS - starrett micrometer set 0-1 to 5-6 with case

    I hate to do this but-

    Canít help but notice that you are here on PM selling things while:.

    A) I donít have the drill bits that you said you shipped . (You did offer to send tracking, and I did...
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