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  1. Thread: Franz Singer

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    Ditto what Bruce said- Franz runs a great...

    Ditto what Bruce said- Franz runs a great operation.
    Have found they pack things well and shipping to the USA is pretty reasonable, last order (small stuff) we made arrived in about a week.
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    The speed control is the round chrome knob...

    The speed control is the round chrome knob located near the backgear lever (far left end of the front of the machine). Think it is good practice to turn it all the way counterclockwise before...
  3. There is supposed to be a domed head retaining...

    There is supposed to be a domed head retaining screw that holds it in place.
  4. Agree with Russ, hopefully just a dirty switch....

    Agree with Russ, hopefully just a dirty switch.
    You could also run in graphics mode and see if it makes that error there- press "GXY" in. mode 16.
  5. That is a Moore jig bore shank. Usually the...

    That is a Moore jig bore shank. Usually the shanks on those grinders are removable/replaceable, spins off counterclockwise.
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    Several diffferent ways to do it, including a...

    Several diffferent ways to do it, including a "repeat" with incremental Z moves

    Post a drawing of what you are trying to make and the code you are using thus far and we can help you troubleshoot...
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    Haven't used G79 much and can't comment on that....

    Haven't used G79 much and can't comment on that.
    The Allowances for length/radius in the Tool Register apply compensation to the tool everywhere in the program.
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    There are a few ways you can do it. Not a...

    There are a few ways you can do it.

    Not a master, but have found this to be a good method if you have the tool doing other operations and do not want the rest of the program altered by changing...
  9. Thread: Deckel gk21

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    You could use a 3 phase transformer or a VFD,...

    You could use a 3 phase transformer or a VFD, many VFDs will let you vary the output voltage via programming parameters in the VFD software.

    The transformer would likely be the best option if you...
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    Peter- what is the folding arm for on the "off...

    Peter- what is the folding arm for on the "off side" above the oiler?
    Is that factory?
    Cool machine- thanks for posting.
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    Rakort is right on- the factory headstock...

    Rakort is right on- the factory headstock lubrication is oil slingers and splash-might take a few minutes of running the spindle to get the system primed and oil coming out. Could also be that you...
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    alfagta left out the part about how...

    alfagta left out the part about how installing/removing the powered accessories (like the Precision Boring Head, Slotting head, High Speed Head, etc) is simpler and faster on the 3150 machines.
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    FWIW, if you want a machine to do work with, you...

    FWIW, if you want a machine to do work with, you would be many dollars and hours ahead finding the best condition machine you can, with Dialog4 or Heidenhain control already on it. The Dialog4...
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    "Sliding guard plate" = Dust Plate. It is a flat ...

    "Sliding guard plate" = Dust Plate. It is a flat steel plate about 2 1/2" wide and 9" long.

    The plate has a recess in the bottom, turn the screw out just enough (maybe 1/16"-1/8" or so) so it...
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    You can use the "nod" of the various...

    You can use the "nod" of the various universal/toolmaker/pivotable tables to compensate "somewhat" for X axis droop-, but IMHO, that is kind of a bandaid for an issue that should be corrected by...
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    For comparison purposes (all for the late model...

    For comparison purposes (all for the late model Deckel FP1):

    The fixed "Rigid Angular Table" has an admissible load of 440lbs
    "Pivotable Angular Table" = 440lbs
    "Pivotable Circular Table"=...
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    That is the right side pulley tensioner off a...

    That is the right side pulley tensioner off a modular (or later drive) 10EE. Those models have a gear on the end of the speed control knob shaft that drives the pot. That small, gear driven pot ...
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    It's for the metal sliding guard plate that fits...

    It's for the metal sliding guard plate that fits between the bottom of the cross slide dovetail and the top of the saddle dovetail. Protects the cross slide screw when the cross slide is at extreme...
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    Solenoid looks like the one for the back gear;...

    Solenoid looks like the one for the back gear; there is also a solenoid that locks the front electronics compartment.
  20. Think Donie has a good point- there are tons of...

    Think Donie has a good point- there are tons of variations of Toolroom and Manufacturing lathes, all kinds of options were available and Monarch also built custom machines with specific purposes in...
  21. Good points, Donie. Have a MFG lathe- the feed...

    Good points, Donie.
    Have a MFG lathe- the feed motor is electric, it's speed was tied to the spindle speed and there is no 6 speed gearbox, only a backgear.
    The spindle (inside the headstock) is...
  22. Generally speaking, Toolmaker lathes will have a...

    Generally speaking, Toolmaker lathes will have a leadscrew and gearbox for threading, plus a compound top slide and a tailstock.

    There are a lot of variations of "manufacturing" lathes- most I...
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    "Human Machine Interface"

    "Human Machine Interface"
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    The pin outs are readily available, but the...

    The pin outs are readily available, but the nuances of the actual circuitry and technical details are not.
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    Not much detailed info out there readily...

    Not much detailed info out there readily available, kinda come across it by accident looking for other stuff and even then it's just general info from what I have seen. Have to be an installer or a...
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