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    Cnc Z o ne will be a better place for this topics...

    Cnc Z o ne will be a better place for this topics , lots of folks there with Acorn experience.
    Not many here will have knowledge (and some will rudely tell you) of a $200 PC based control.
    Sounds...
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    Knob? Are you taking the knee encoder? That’s...

    Knob? Are you taking the knee encoder? That’s just the knee lock sticking out from under the bracket.


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    The knee scale is an Acu-rite SENC 150 16” 5um. ...

    The knee scale is an Acu-rite SENC 150 16” 5um.

    Coupled axis is what I was referring to above, I forgot the term. My two Z scales are not coupled like I thought that they would be.

    The scale...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191212/d1268ef64fd1df2c38fd32116255373f.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191212/abc16860f97a8893a684a0f18b9187ef.jpg


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    Anilam 3000 mill axis direction problem

    My control is just two axis. I added a quill encoder , that one is easy and integrates right into the control.
    I also added a knee encoder that integrates into the control, but not as cleanly. To...
  6. Manual saw for cutting up blanks recommendations.

    I didn’t see anyone mention a Roll-in-saw
    I think they are $6200 new, but they last forever and can be found used cheapish. They are built like tanks and the new ones look like 30 year old ones...
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    My mill is a Acer 3vs (BP) clone. I really like...

    My mill is a Acer 3vs (BP) clone. I really like it. I just bought a small Fadal, but plan on keeping the Acer as they are so versatile.
    I have only had it a couple years(upgraded from all manual)...
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    Forgot to say thanks for posting the pics and the...

    Forgot to say thanks for posting the pics and the overview
    Keith


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    I’m looking at the same compressor , so I will...

    I’m looking at the same compressor , so I will definitely look to this thread for updates.

    Regarding the comment on price, best I can tell $2050 includes freight with lift-gate service, and not...
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    I'm a bit curious how it got like that , I have...

    I'm a bit curious how it got like that , I have 3000m on a knee mill and don't see how that happens accidentally.


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    Absolutely no insult intended, but are you sure...

    Absolutely no insult intended, but are you sure the axis are backwards? Picture the endmill moving through the work, that’s what the cnc references .
    For positive X values, the end mil moves from...
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    This is a six year old thread, you would get...

    This is a six year old thread, you would get better help if you start a new thread with an accurate title.


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    Focus man, Focus


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  14. I have nothing to report :) Sent from my...

    I have nothing to report :)


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  15. Ditto, maybe not a mouse , but certainly not...

    Ditto, maybe not a mouse , but certainly not annoying and runs for hours and hours and gets warm to the touch , but not remotely hot.
    10hp American Rotary AD series


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    Fusion360 adding small lines randomly

    When you are sketching lines, doesn’t Fusion assume you are going to sketch another line until you hit escape? That at least how I do it.

    In your example (if I understand your intent)
    I would...
  17. “Proper angular alignment” Sent from my...

    “Proper angular alignment”


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    Rivett 1020S - First Cut (not really)

    Thermite-Just about the time I think I can’t take anymore of your slow-talking hillbilly machinist Mumbo jumbo - you slip one in so pretty it resets the clock
    You really down a digit for a day or...
  19. That is how you release the belt driven pulley on...

    That is how you release the belt driven pulley on the spindle from the big (bull)gear, so that you can rotate the back gear into place. If you engage the back gears without releasing that pin, the...
  20. I pm’d the screen shots to Metfab Like anyone...

    I pm’d the screen shots to Metfab

    Like anyone has time for this nonsense


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  21. FS - starrett micrometer set 0-1 to 5-6 with case

    Texted seller last night about my refund, he indicated that he has reached out to the Mod (Metfab) because I’m not being truthful and have harmed his PM reputation by saying I didn’t get a refund
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    Nice! I do want to do that! (Build a big shop...

    Nice! I do want to do that! (Build a big shop with smaller living space on/in or under it)
    Enjoy and thx for posting


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  23. This- I just bought a Fadal because parts are...

    This- I just bought a Fadal because parts are cheap and the replacement spindles can be had for $3500. I’d like to know which to avoid (or at least find out if this was a unique event)


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    Not sure I’d give them the tooling. What’s a...

    Not sure I’d give them the tooling. What’s a customer going to do with it? If they had the machine it fit, I’d assume they would make their own part.
    Not to mention it took time to research, order...
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    Followed to here from another post- where’s the...

    Followed to here from another post- where’s the video??! :)


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