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    Ha! Crazy bastards!

    Ha! Crazy bastards!
  2. 780 I was told.

    780 I was told.
  3. He figured it as a solid mass for safety just to...

    He figured it as a solid mass for safety just to see if our forklift could do it, 1100 would have been worst case. They did put it on our scale. I'll get the exact number in a few since people are...
  4. It's not as big as the pictures make it look I...

    It's not as big as the pictures make it look I think!
    It's about 28" diameter, 9" deep and mostly hollow on the inside.

    The boss did some quick math and came up with around 1100 pounds so the...
  5. Anyone know the weight of a 110 Ton Komatsu flywheel?

    Put an email in to them, waiting to hear back. We have to take it off.
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    I'm not exactly sure what you're saying here but...

    I'm not exactly sure what you're saying here but I think we had a similar problem with an SL-2 and it ended up being the main breaker.
    One leg wasn't making contact because it was old and worn out....
  7. What's the price? I can't find it.

    What's the price? I can't find it.
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    Well thanks for posting about it. I linked to it...

    Well thanks for posting about it. I linked to it in another thread weeks ago and it seemed like no on had heard of it.
    I'm considering this similar one, glad to hear they work.
    Micro DNC - Low cost...
  9. Yes, it was Zaritron he used back in March and...

    Yes, it was Zaritron he used back in March and was happy with them.
  10. Wherever your program enters the sub, I would...

    Wherever your program enters the sub, I would have the G103 P1 be the first thing it reads.
  11. Here's a sample from the last one I did. I did...

    Here's a sample from the last one I did.

    I did the G103 P1 right where the program enters the macro, and turned it off once it got to machining




    N1
    G103 P1 (LIMIT LOOK AHEAD FOR MACRO TO...
  12. I add a G103 P1 to limit the look ahead while I...

    I add a G103 P1 to limit the look ahead while I run the macro, then a G103 after the macro but before the machining to reset the look ahead.
  13. Everything I mentioned was at my last job, I know...

    Everything I mentioned was at my last job, I know my old boss used an eBay seller for his replacement and was very happy.
    I'll get the name for you soon as I can.
  14. I called our HFO with that problem and they told...

    I called our HFO with that problem and they told me to switch drives and try it. Plus when you open the back cabinet you'll know what you have, it'll be rectanglur boxes that say Brushless Drive on...
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    Is that the one on ebay that has the screen on it...

    Is that the one on ebay that has the screen on it where you can watch a backplot of your code?
  16. I'd also be surprised if you had brushed servos...

    I'd also be surprised if you had brushed servos in a 2000 machine.
    If they are though, usually just pulling the brushes out and blowing compressed air in the brush holes to get the carbon dust out...
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    I just got our slightly newer Brother (A00...

    I just got our slightly newer Brother (A00 control) communicating with the settings and cable listed at the link below. I wasn’t using the same software as in the example but I matched the given...
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    What's under the door on the right side of the...

    What's under the door on the right side of the control?
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    Wow nice looking machine good luck with it! ...

    Wow nice looking machine good luck with it!

    I'd say you should follow the wire from the plug marked RS232-1 and and see where it goes, but I'm not a fanuc guy.
  20. I get it now, thanks. Also I just tried stacking...

    I get it now, thanks. Also I just tried stacking up a few 1-2-3 blocks longways and the spindle contacted at 8.995"
  21. Never mind, found a good explanation of positive...

    Never mind, found a good explanation of positive offsets here and I get it now:

    Lesson 5: Everything about CNC Tool Length Offsets. Positive and Negaive (G43 g-code, H offset) | HSM Machining
  22. Let's say I wanted to make my own gage type tool...

    Let's say I wanted to make my own gage type tool with a holder I'll never use anyway.
    To measure it, would I put it in the spindle, then take an indicator measurement from the bottom of the spindle...
  23. Great! Thanks once again to both of you. Mr...

    Great! Thanks once again to both of you.

    Mr Deal, do you use an edge finder or that Haimer thing? I can’t figure out how to put one axis in at a time. The Auto Set button puts x and y in together...
  24. Just looking through the manuals again to find...

    Just looking through the manuals again to find out how to set up a job without manually entering numbers in work offsets etc..
    One of them says "See chapter 10 in the instruction manual"

    I've got...
  25. Thank you so much but yes, please don't do any of...

    Thank you so much but yes, please don't do any of this while you're driving!
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