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  1. Sounds like you are very comfortable with this...

    Sounds like you are very comfortable with this sort of work. Take a look at Camsoft for your control. It is by far the most configurable industrial quality software for machine motion out there.

    I...
  2. Just one data point for you... local three...

    Just one data point for you...

    local three phase wiring runs along the front side of my son's property. He was quoted $40K to get a 400 amp 440volt three phase service. pretty sure 400 amp is the...
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    Are you looking at iron workers? many come with...

    Are you looking at iron workers? many come with the ability to have a short press brake die.

    here's one offer:
    Ironworkers | steel shear & punch | metal benders | Scotchman Industries
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    Great scoop. You got one of the first square dial...

    Great scoop. You got one of the first square dial machines.

    There's a real good chance it was set aside because the drive died. That's the weak spot on these machines. The steel will last forever....
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    What is the approximate cost? Did not find an...

    What is the approximate cost? Did not find an online place to order.
  6. Thread: Older lathe

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    I had to look that one up: Willard Machine &...

    I had to look that one up:
    Willard Machine & Tool Co. - History | VintageMachinery.org

    You're going to have to fabricate any missing parts yourself. In this case, make gears with a milling...
  7. I am not an expert on that particular weapon. But...

    I am not an expert on that particular weapon. But I do know where to get the answer. Join weaponsguild.com forum and ask there.

    Karl
  8. Now that I'm semi retired, I spend a lot of time...

    Now that I'm semi retired, I spend a lot of time making gun parts. I've learned there just ain't no such thing as a quality free print for a part.

    For projects similar to this, just buy the part...
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    Just another fella using BXA holders. its the...

    Just another fella using BXA holders. its the best size for the 10EE. I have over 20 holders all set up to use either on this lathe or on the 15" leblond. Same tool height by making an adaptor on...
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    I see the whole servo shift assembly has been...

    I see the whole servo shift assembly has been removed...

    I'd suspect your don't have a solid drive connection in your top speeds. Just like the previous post, check if it will lock up tight with...
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    Ok, great. I this is a standard thing then. If...

    Ok, great. I this is a standard thing then.

    If $ don't scare me away, I will go with Acu-rite. I put an Acu-rite on my 10EE 25 years ago. It broke after only ten years. I sent it in and they...
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    OK, been researching this. I found Acu-rite does...

    OK, been researching this. I found Acu-rite does it. clip is of instruction on page 134 of their user manual.
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    Lathe DRO with tool #

    have not bought a new DRO in a great many years.

    Got a job coming where I'll use several tools, back and forth, on my 15" LeBlond servo shift.

    Is there a quality lathe DRO that lets you set up...
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    We'd best not answer you here, without prints to...

    We'd best not answer you here, without prints to know exactly what you got. be careful of accepting too much detail over the internet.

    Keep in mind the brake is already wired correctly with the...
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    If we haven't scared maverick off, thermite...

    If we haven't scared maverick off, thermite brings up a good point. that brake should work even if the VFD dies.

    Two ASSUMPTIONS here.
    1. the "brake on" is one of four positions on your...
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    That needs a print or an electrician to test what...

    That needs a print or an electrician to test what you got.
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    We'd best see a print of your wiring. This...

    We'd best see a print of your wiring.

    This will take a bit of re-wiring, assuming you want to use the same forward, off, reverse, brake control lever.

    The concept, in general, put...
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    more than one way to do this... You got three...

    more than one way to do this...

    You got three phse input? if so, just place the VFD after the forward reverse contactor and before the spindle. See red box in my leblond servo shift print.
    ...
  19. I am in the same boat, thanks for the advice.

    I am in the same boat, thanks for the advice.
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    #12 or less wire?? Wago...

    #12 or less wire?? Wago...
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    I hear ya on the abrupt direction changes. stick...

    I hear ya on the abrupt direction changes. stick with full G3s. simpler and better.

    i am a baseball fan. While watching the twingkies hit homer #300 I wrote a trichordal macro to make a slot in...
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    FWIW, I plan on writing one for slots on my mill...

    FWIW, I plan on writing one for slots on my mill also.

    I planned on asking for a code example too. I thought it was just a series of G3's, at least that's my plan on how to write it. I would like...
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    I've went to just using time delay relays. set...

    I've went to just using time delay relays. set the timer for about 1 or 2 seconds. That would solve your problem
    ...
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    Here's a laser template for the flat. use a...

    Here's a laser template for the flat.

    use a press brake to bend the top lips. get a 60 thou AK die from AKbuilder.com to final form the receiver. or AKbuilder only gets like $35 for a flat. save...
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    Old thread, but I'll share a similar technique...

    Old thread, but I'll share a similar technique anyway.

    I rebuild old scrapped out military weapons into semi auto functioning guns. (parts kits if you have heard of them) There is almost always a...
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