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    Wanted: 1/8" B30 Index Collet

    Anyone have an extra laying around? They're out of stock at ShopHardinge.com and pricey to boot.
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    To close out this thread:we installed the new...

    To close out this thread:we installed the new brake and it hasn't faulted out since. Vancbiker was right about the brake not engaging fast enough to stop it in place.

    Thanks for all the help!
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    That's a good point, and it looks like the same...

    That's a good point, and it looks like the same prox sensor is used in several places.
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    I got through to Sharp technical support, they...

    I got through to Sharp technical support, they are pretty confident the brake is worn out and allowing the cam to over travel. A new brake is in the mail, we'll see if that solves it. I'll put some...
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    Vancbiker, I just talked to a repair tech (who...

    Vancbiker, I just talked to a repair tech (who wasn't familiar with this machine exactly, but seemed pretty sharp) and he said the same thing about the sensor triggering the brake and something in...
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    Here's a picture of the top of the cam position...

    Here's a picture of the top of the cam position sensor. The wires are bent over pretty good from the wire drag chain running over it. I don't think that's the current issue, but definitely...
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    Thanks Spock. We were going to tear into it...

    Thanks Spock. We were going to tear into it Monday, and it started working fine. Ran all day yesterday with no issues, then this morning it's back to the same problem. I don't think it's going to be...
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    Sharp SV-2412 Tool Change Problem

    Hey guys,

    Question from a long time lurker/new poster- Our 2008 Sharp SV-2412 with Oi Mate-MC control has a tool changer issue. It seems the geneva cam that rotates the umbrella tool changer is...
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    Bones, didn't you mention being issued a patent? ...

    Bones, didn't you mention being issued a patent? Since that's public information, posting a link would give everyone way more insight into what you need to get running without giving away trade...
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    Sell fast, improve always.

    I would disagree. First gen products are usually not perfect, but good products made by good companies get better with time. Glock's motto is "Perfection", and they're on Gen 5 guns...

    A...
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    We built a RPC from a 15hp motor that was $30...

    We built a RPC from a 15hp motor that was $30 from a junkyard and a $100 eBay kit with the capacitors and switches (probably five times the component cost, but it worked on the first try). That thing...
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    +1 on Edge Precision, Peter does a great job. I...

    +1 on Edge Precision, Peter does a great job. I think he is the closest to the "mentor" type that was talked about a few years ago in this thread...

    Another guy to check out for machining content...
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    We've had great service from FedTech in MN. We...

    We've had great service from FedTech in MN. We have sent them all manner of questionable drawings, and they always send us good parts at a very fair price.
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    BLUF- It's possible, and you can make a website...

    BLUF- It's possible, and you can make a website with invoices yourself.

    I'll second the WordPress with WooCommerce suggestion. My business is in a similar boat, our orders are split between the...
  15. The OP's Military-to-Civilian switch is...

    The OP's Military-to-Civilian switch is interesting, we have the opposite issue. I and several of my coworkers come from the Marine Corps; we can fall into the "accomplish task at all costs" mindset...
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    Awesome, hope you like it. Dualkit- Another...

    Awesome, hope you like it.

    Dualkit- Another nice feature Evernote has is to recognize handwriting. You can scribble notes on a phone call, then snap a picture of the page. If you search the...
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    Sold, thanks.

    Sold, thanks.
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    Evernote. There's a mobile app for Android and...

    Evernote. There's a mobile app for Android and iPhone, and a desktop plugin that all syncs together. I use it all the time for to-do lists, setup notes, pictures, .PDF manuals, receipts, you name it.
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    +1 on the Stick/TIG machine. Yes, there's a...

    +1 on the Stick/TIG machine. Yes, there's a learning curve, but the versatility can't be matched by a MIG/Flux core welder.

    Dirty metal? Grab some 6011. Structural? Go 7018. Thin metal gets...
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    2005 Haas TM-1 for sale, Eastern NC

    First off, I've been learning from this forum for years, thanks to everyone and I'm just now getting to the point where I might have something to contribute.

    Like the title says, I have a 2005...
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    Spruewell, How much are you asking for the Miyano?

    Spruewell, How much are you asking for the Miyano?
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    Interested in a Lin Huan turret lathe?

    Interested in a Lin Huan turret lathe?
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    Perry, What are the pros and cons of LinuxCNC?...

    Perry,

    What are the pros and cons of LinuxCNC? You spoke highly of Centroid in other posts, would you consider using their kit to retrofit the Fadal? I'm​ in a similar position with a Fadal 4020,...
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