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    The only thing I can think of is where the sheet...

    The only thing I can think of is where the sheet metal bolts to the Z axis column, Does your column have taps in it where the sheet metal would bolt to if the Riser wasnt there? and how is you...
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    Im sure its been done, Do you have a Overhead...

    Im sure its been done, Do you have a Overhead crane in shop?
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    No usb in it, It has the NGC also. Looks like...

    No usb in it, It has the NGC also.

    Looks like it could be: software needs to be loaded back on it, Processor is bad or a bad power supply. Really hope its not the processor, Listed as $5,000. ...
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    2017 Haas VF 2 stuck in loading screen

    We had some bad weather come in and our VF 9 shut down using the early power fail detection, So I shut the vf2 off then. I go to power it up, now and it gets stuck on a black screen that simply says...
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    Thank you for this post. Saved me on my first SS...

    Thank you for this post. Saved me on my first SS job.
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    We have a 2003 VF3 2017 VF2 2019 VF9 In...

    We have a

    2003 VF3
    2017 VF2
    2019 VF9

    In the past Ive always had better luck it seems doing a large ramp to bottom finishing holes. like you said contouring. I changed the default smoothness...
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    2019 next gen, cutting holes

    I have a new vf9, trying to bore some smaller holes to size (.625) using a 3/8 endmill. With default smoothness at medium, lets say I try to open it up .001 total at 45 ipm .1 ramp, it won't cut...
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    according to Renishaw there is a way to do this....

    according to Renishaw there is a way to do this. There are 3 people in Michigan set up this way. one of the local techs knows how to change it. I will have him out here soon to do it.
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    Kinda, I need to use the whole table often. and I...

    Kinda, I need to use the whole table often. and I need to map out bolt patterns, bores and depths of surfaces. we reverse engineer parts often.

    I know the tool setter and probe are tied together...
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    Probe question

    so before we got the probe I always set tools off the table and my G54 Z is always the height of where im working off for the part zero. like a kurt 6" vise, G54 Z +2.875. with the probe and tool...
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    Personally mastercam is way behind in 3d...

    Personally mastercam is way behind in 3d programming vs something like WorkNC.
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    Interesting, it sounds like I was the first to...

    Interesting, it sounds like I was the first to report the problem. They are now adding large static filters to all machines now because of ours.

    There is a chance this had nothing to do with the...
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    Thank you for that. They said they were able...

    Thank you for that.

    They said they were able to recreate the vector drive noise we had, and were able to fix it. The tech from California got here today and replaced all the small static filters...
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    Could anyone with a new gearbox machine see if...

    Could anyone with a new gearbox machine see if you can stop the spindle at 10RPM in memory mode or MDI, The service guy that's here from California is saying this is normal.
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    Yes, that has helped.

    Yes, that has helped.
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    Start of week 6, HFO came out and did a few more...

    Start of week 6, HFO came out and did a few more things that haas corporate wants, Hopefully we can get somewhere soon. I feel bad for the techs at the HFO they tried everything they can, and they...
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    I guess I dont see the harm in turning HSM on. It...

    I guess I dont see the harm in turning HSM on. It would have cost Haas nothing at all, and it would have made us a hell of a lot happier, and we would have made money on this job instead of doubling...
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    One really disappointing thing was we had one...

    One really disappointing thing was we had one large detail to cut with a lot of shape on it. the VF2 has high speed machining on it for this reason. we have a 2003 vf3 here that doesnt have HSM...
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    PM sent. Software was updated, then changed...

    PM sent.

    Software was updated, then changed back to original. Haas keeps trying to blame our electric service, Power is with in 2% of required.
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    we are waiting for a quote from Mazak, I ran a...

    we are waiting for a quote from Mazak, I ran a variaxis before I went on my own, loved the machine. I have heard bad reports with Mazak trying to get help when the machine is out of warranty. not...
  21. i was talking about this with a tech the other...

    i was talking about this with a tech the other day. He said most will fit but most of the time there is a software problem matching old to new.
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    Found this in google from 2007 You're both...

    Found this in google from 2007


    You're both pretty close here. K is the actual feed clamp by percentage of programmed feed, controlled by parameter for vector.... thereby increasing or decreasing...
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    Im wondering if the machine that was fine never...

    Im wondering if the machine that was fine never turned of G61.1 we had a fanuc control that would keep high speed machining on till you entered the G code to turn it off, while another would turn it...
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    Thank you for the advise, I will look more into...

    Thank you for the advise, I will look more into the Magnuson-moss Warranty act. this is beyond frustrating being a small shop with 2 machines and having one of them down over a month.


    Just...
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    no, thats the air compressor.

    no, thats the air compressor.
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