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    Pm sent :)


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  2. I agree it should like a ten minute job. People...

    I agree it should like a ten minute job.
    People bitch about Fusion , but I like it, and itís very quick to model and then generate tool paths.


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    Vfds are so cheap that you should buy one for...

    Vfds are so cheap that you should buy one for each machine and wire them permanently


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  4. The only thing I can offer is try slowing down...

    The only thing I can offer is try slowing down the feed rate and see if the Z keeps up. You can also play with the Z CAM. Sounds like you are using Fusion 360? Try plunging instead of helical ramping...
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    Calipers arrived, they look new Excellent...

    Calipers arrived, they look new
    Excellent packing job
    Thanks!


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    GD - I have been rooting for you from the...

    GD - I have been rooting for you from the beginning, but your post 1028 indicates that you are no longer focusing on a hobby type machine, Iím not sure what you will bring to the table that all the...
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    Thank you Everett for spamming us on Christmas ...

    Thank you Everett for spamming us on Christmas


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  9. I hear you man, Iím so used to buying stuff with...

    I hear you man, Iím so used to buying stuff with just a few clicks that I have zero tolerance for a crappy website.
    Iíll pay more if itís easy vice requesting quotes and emailing back and forth for...
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    Ok, thx


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    Rich Zipper at Garden State Machine tool(NJ)...

    Rich Zipper at Garden State Machine tool(NJ) has(had) a guy that can do lathe beds
    Give him a ring

    973-952-0090


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    Thank you very much!


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    That would make sense considering where it came...

    That would make sense considering where it came from.
    Itís a 94 Fadal VMC 20 , not extended Z

    Thanks man, Iíll take another look in the manual


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  14. Steinmeyer ballscrew backlash under .0001?

    Is likely that a new Steinmeyer ballscrew that I installed in my Fadal has under a tenth backlash at the center and both ends? Itís 16Ē of travel.
    I went to enter backlash values and measured almost...
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    Pm inbound


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    Iíll take them



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  18. [QUOTE=JST;3676672]Duracell is nasty-bad anymore,...

    [QUOTE=JST;3676672]Duracell is nasty-bad anymore, I have had them leak in several things, killing a Klein voltage sensing "squeaker", and damaging several things that I could, and did, fix.

    This-...
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    Fadal VMC Z axis question

    While removing the Y axis way guards, the long (15.5Ē) aluminum piece shown in the pics fell out of the Z axis ball screw cover area.

    The part certainty doesnít look Fadal, but I canít imagine...
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    This mill is not what most people that hang out...

    This mill is not what most people that hang out on this forum would need, thatís why you are not getting much interest.
    That said , if itís not worn out, itís definitely worth 1000, probably more,...
  21. The problem is most people take material movement...

    The problem is most people take material movement and rigging as a no brainer. It goes well most of the time, even if you do half assed things. The problem is when it doesnít go well- people get hurt...
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    Thanks - Iím glad you mentioned flipping the...

    Thanks -
    Iím glad you mentioned flipping the read head around, I was aggravated enough that I probably wouldnít have thought of it. I had the mindset that the cable should exit the rear.
    I did make...
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    I went with a combo of all ideas. Turned the...

    I went with a combo of all ideas.
    Turned the reader head around and moved it over to the rear, and ran the cable to the front.
    I donít like the tight cable bend, but the stuff is real flexible, I...
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