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  1. In MDI mode go to setting page, type "PARAMETER"...

    In MDI mode go to setting page, type "PARAMETER" and hit input, the text will go away. You then should be able to go into settings page specifically (61 on my machine) and turn "NC Parameter write"...
  2. I have checked resistance on all 6 coils and the...

    I have checked resistance on all 6 coils and the middle 2 coils reads differently than the rest. The odd thing is the top and bottom two coils show continuity between all 4 wires. This is different...
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    bump Always on the lookout. head is functional...

    bump

    Always on the lookout. head is functional but on its last legs. Any leads are appreciated!

    Thanks
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    Bump. Still looking. Got a spare head after...

    Bump. Still looking. Got a spare head after buying a rebuilt? maybe an old machine thats getting parted out? let me know.

    Thanks!

    Also kensmachine, clear your PM box for a reply :)
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    If its a smaller shop: Be honest with your...

    If its a smaller shop:
    Be honest with your emplyoer about your situation and work with them to offload some of that work or schedule it in a way that works for you as well as them. I work a lot of...
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    WTB: Bridgeport clone head assembly

    Looking for anyone selling a functional BP or clone head assembly. I'd prefer the whole thing including motor but am flexible on that. Other bits and pieces missing might not be a problem either,...
  7. The contacts were replaced and the issue...

    The contacts were replaced and the issue continues. After several minutes of welding the middle transformer coil was only slightly above room temp while the top and bottom were in the 140f range....
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    what a stand up guy! Glad to see another...

    what a stand up guy!


    Glad to see another successful cp converted
  9. Thanks so much for the help Dave, all of us...

    Thanks so much for the help Dave, all of us converts are surely lucky to have your help along the way.


    I was mostly waiting to figure out if the voltage at the primary side of the coil was an...
  10. So increasing the caps seems to increase voltage,...

    So increasing the caps seems to increase voltage, at 145uf im seeing 173 volts at coil 2. i didnt have enough caps to go any higher then that. should i be adding caps to get 240 volts across coil 2?...
  11. Got her all wired up and going but wasnt burning...

    Got her all wired up and going but wasnt burning right, low voltage. Less than half of the reading on the chart.

    checking voltage around the transformer wiring it looks like the output from the...
  12. According to the data plate on the machine its a...

    According to the data plate on the machine its a 230/460 unit, which i understand to be the correct one. This was verified prior to purchase. Serial number puts it about 1980 which is also similar to...
  13. CP-200 Terminal block wiring and single phase conversion

    Howdy,

    I purchased a CP-200 a couple days ago with a nice looking old hobart feeder for a reasonable price. The gentleman i bought it from gave me the impression he didnt know much about...
  14. I've never used anything with more than 12 or so...

    I've never used anything with more than 12 or so inserts and unless i was doing it all day i cant imagine needing a power tool to do it. As you mention the potential for stripping is huge when...
  15. No live tooling unfortunately. Also in case...

    No live tooling unfortunately.

    Also in case it wasn't clear the back side is flat and parallel to the top.

    I'm intrigued by the lathe suggestions though.
  16. Suggestions on Workholding for otherwise simple part

    Going to be running some new parts soon and the powers that be have decided already on how its going to be done. I dont necessarily think its the best way but am struggling for better answers. I...
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    AB sells o-rings now? may wanna actually read the...

    AB sells o-rings now? may wanna actually read the OP before replying with an advertisement
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    Ive never slab milled before but it sounds like...

    Ive never slab milled before but it sounds like your hogging pretty good on the cnc's, i cant imagine you doing better then that with a HSS cutter on a manual.

    What brand/style of facemills if you...
  19. I ran a horizontal with a similar control The...

    I ran a horizontal with a similar control

    The alignment trim numbers are to set the zero's for the machine. They were small numbers (couple thou, around .800 for the B axis)

    I used the...
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    Dang i was hoping the mystery had been solved by...

    Dang i was hoping the mystery had been solved by now.

    Hoping someone pops in and can answer this for sure.
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    I've ran some ksem and ksem plus drills but that...

    I've ran some ksem and ksem plus drills but that thing they had doing the oil holes looked like 6+ feet long!

    Amazing vid, thanks for sharing
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    Looks vaguely like the quick change tooling we...

    Looks vaguely like the quick change tooling we use on the radial drills at work. No grove on the top though
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    And it's important to note that while heat is...

    And it's important to note that while heat is involved, oxy fuel cutting is a chemical reaction where the oxygen sustains a reaction in the steel.

    Laser/plasma/arc gouging are processes that...
  24. Air isn't cheap but neither is a shotblast...

    Air isn't cheap but neither is a shotblast machine that could do a 20ft bar.

    At my work they sand blast mill scale off all sorts of steel all day long 2 shifts a day. Takes a big compressor as...
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    Well I thought about that, but it seems we must...

    Well I thought about that, but it seems we must not be using ANSI spec taps? Emuge straight flute something or other. I'll go look at one in a bit and report back on 1/2" to m12 differences.
    ...
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