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  1. The only tag on the motor is the one shown. It is...

    The only tag on the motor is the one shown. It is about 7-1/2" squre and about 12" overall long. I'd say about 40 lbs shipped.
  2. So far Ken Hossford was the first to PM on the...

    So far Ken Hossford was the first to PM on the brass letters so assuming I get paid for shipping he will get those. And BuffDan is the first interested in the microscope light so he gets that if he...
  3. Free Stuff: 6" Engraving Letters, Mazak Servo Motor, Microscope Lamp

    I have a few things that I need to get rid of. This is the last stop before scrap/garbage.

    Recipient needs to pay shipping.

    1. 6" Brass engraving letters. This is a whole set with one each...
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    ^What he said! Dead ash trees are more...

    ^What he said!

    Dead ash trees are more dangerous than any tree I've ever encountered. I live on 29 wooded acres and I have standing dead trees of various species here and there and have cut them...
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    I just happened on the American Rotary Step Down...

    I just happened on the American Rotary Step Down Transformers. These are true 3 phase transformers but they are auto transformers not isolation transformers so they are still pretty small. Seems like...
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    Maybe so but this was easier for me. My RPC is...

    Maybe so but this was easier for me. My RPC is run in 1-1/2" EMT, and 1/0 cable. I would have had to rip all that out and redo. Much easier to insert the transformer in the 3/4" conduit and 10ga I...
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    I just took some current measurements on my...

    I just took some current measurements on my Speedio.

    Machine just sitting there powered on with only coolant pump running steady state current max is about 2.5a. By max I mean not peak but max I...
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    By "in the same boat" I mean I need to step down...

    By "in the same boat" I mean I need to step down too. As far as I know I am ready to go. I've run the spindle through step changes and it works ok. Mine is the 16k spindle so maybe the current spikes...
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    I'm in the same situation. I used an American...

    I'm in the same situation. I used an American Rotary (brand) 3 phase buck/boost transformer. I think what you have is called an open delta configuration. The question is what are your leg to leg...
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    All ready to run. I still have some tooling to...

    All ready to run. I still have some tooling to get, including a second Orange vise which has not come yet. I won't be making chips still for a few weeks. The 4th axis is a Brother T-200 lefthand. I...
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    Well.... I think it depends. I'm running a job...

    Well.... I think it depends. I'm running a job right now that's 110 plates made from 1/4" thick 6061. They have some .18" clearance holes in them, others too but I'll use the .18" for example. I am...
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    My old Brother TC-S2A has 72,000 power on hours...

    My old Brother TC-S2A has 72,000 power on hours and 22,000 cutting hours. It still does great work and is super reliable. I know I won't live long enough to get that many hours on this machine but if...
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    How about Philabuster’s videos? See link. ...

    How about Philabuster’s videos? See link.


    YouTube
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    Fast forward 3-1/2 years- My turret coolant...

    Fast forward 3-1/2 years-

    My turret coolant became a trickle. I took the pipe plug off on the front of the turret and had lots of coolant there but practically none at the tools. Took it all...
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    Where is the Ethernet connector on this thing? I...

    Where is the Ethernet connector on this thing? I assume it is the RJ45 connector on the bottom left corner of the main control board (APNC board) that is labeled XLAN (photo below)? Since the machine...
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    Black guys killing white guys? It just doesn't...

    Black guys killing white guys? It just doesn't fit the narrative. Not news worthy.
  17. I don’t think the floor would take the point...

    I don’t think the floor would take the point loads of the skates. Maybe put some plate down first?
  18. How about a telehandler? Remove the fork assy and...

    How about a telehandler? Remove the fork assy and use it as a crane to poke it in there. I have a military surplus one (sky trak m6000) that i bet would do it. They have a lot of capacity up close....
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    Our area is served by Ohio Yamazen. I think the...

    Our area is served by Ohio Yamazen. I think the tech that’s coming is named Matt.
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    I need to make a note of that. I do want to make...

    I need to make a note of that. I do want to make sure to get it updated if possible. Thanks!
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    Sorry guys but yes I did just drill holes in the...

    Sorry guys but yes I did just drill holes in the enclosure and mount the box. One on each side for convenience outlets and two on the top for the lights i installed. I did the same on my older...
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    Pretty exciting! I am basically a used equipment...

    Pretty exciting! I am basically a used equipment type guy. I've never bought anything like this before.

    Pic 3? I'm driving the forklift. I figured if something went wrong I need to be the one I...
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    New Machine Day!

    Well this week we received and installed a new Brother Speedio S1000X1. I am about 1-1/2 years into working for myself. It's just me doing contract work and trying to develop some of my own stuff to...
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    Yes I know from experience. I got started by...

    Yes I know from experience. I got started by buying a worn out A00 control machine 5 or 6 years ago. It's a classic you get what you pay for but I still have no regrets. The support has been great....
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    Man are you right. These rascals really...

    Man are you right. These rascals really hoodwinked me. I contacted BROTHERFRANK to try to see if I could hire someone from Yamazen to go look at a used machine for me and he tricked me into buying a...
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