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    88 BP with Heidenhain TNC 145

    Well guys, i did it again... picked up yet another BP with an ancient control system

    Are there any people who still use the TNC 145 ? I havent tried to power it up yet looks like it has a...
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    Best Place to buy 8020 extrusion

    hi gang,

    looking for the best place to buy 8020 extrusion and related hardware


    thanks !

    Joe
  3. Re: Need some knowledge on pneumatic engraver operation

    here is the tip
  4. Need some knowledge on pneumatic engraver operation

    Hey guys, so i picked up an old Sitel pneumatic engraver that was modded for arduino / grbl and i got that part to work.. but im having issue with the engraver portion... attached are some...
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    FlashCut Version advise

    Hey guys,

    just got my flashcut cnc going... my 501a is compatable with flashcut cnc v3 and that seems to work fine..

    any strong reasons to update to flashcut 4.0 or 4.5 ? if i do i will have...
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    Re: Mach 3 compatabliity with FlashCut CNC

    thanks Ger
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    Mach 3 compatabliity with FlashCut CNC

    hey guys, picked up some older sherline stuff.. and got one with an older flashcut system

    501a

    3540m

    4020

    this is usb.. can i plug into my system and connect it to Mach 3 ?
  8. Thread: Bijur Oiler

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    Re: Bijur Oiler

    Thanks Jon...
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    Bijur Oiler

    Hey guys, im rebuilding ( electronically ) a boss mill (cnc) it has the bijur oiler ( electric ) is that to run continuously or should it be on some kind of timer ?

    thanks,
    Joe
  10. Converting a Delta Rockwell 11 Metal Lathe to CNC

    Hi guys,

    so i want to convert my Delta Rockwell 11 lathe to cnc My question is regarding the cross slide axis.. i would like to use linear rails to move the tool holder rather than have it...
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    Re: No Masso Fans here ?

    HalfStep, sounds like good stuff ! i am looking forward to following your build. Please post here or provide a link to your build thread !

    Joe
  12. Re: ANOTHER Bridgeport Mill conversion ( Build )

    Jack will be using Fusion 360 hoping to get some help from my son's college crew
  13. Re: ANOTHER Bridgeport Mill conversion ( Build )

    Mactec would love to see more pictures of that beautiful machine... id like to get a good one to make my computer background !!
  14. Re: ANOTHER Bridgeport Mill conversion ( Build )

    Its newer than mine.. i have 1804 and 1 to 1 pulleys hey Machine Jack.. how bout some pics !!!
  15. Re: ANOTHER Bridgeport Mill conversion ( Build )

    Made some serious progress on removing the old controls from the Bridgeport. i was going to strip out the cabinet and save the transformers and other electronicals, but, i feel like it will take me...
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    Some of the new gear is showing up.. bought the mesa 7I77 board and picked up a couple DMM servos so hopefully i can start working on this stuff once i have all four cabs gutted.. ill haul off...
  17. Re: ANOTHER Bridgeport Mill conversion ( Build )

    well, this isnt the boss .. its a V2E3 i picked up a little while back.. the outfit i purchased it from stripped the controls and converted it back to a manual machine... anyway its on the burner...
  18. Re: ANOTHER Bridgeport Mill conversion ( Build )

    Looks like they have the high voltage 200 volts model that will fit it is 1.3 kW do i need one with a brake ? or not

    Joe
  19. Re: ANOTHER Bridgeport Mill conversion ( Build )

    Have lathe and steel... these are the fun projects for me ! :)
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    Mactec, would you make this out of steel or aluminum?
  21. Mactec, I resigned myself to that... lol I...

    Mactec, I resigned myself to that... lol I ordered one of the dmm nema 34 servos last nite to get started

    Thank you for the pictures !

    Joe
  22. Re: ANOTHER Bridgeport Mill conversion ( Build )

    thanks Mactec.. looks like they only have 1.3kW in that size frame
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    mactec, pulleys are 1 to 1

    thank you

    joe
  24. Re: ANOTHER Bridgeport Mill conversion ( Build )

    just pulled off the y axis stepper... reached out to DMM to see what they would recommend

    any reason to try and keep the y axis lock and the travel dial ?
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    thanks Jon! Yes, I think it just sat. No one knew how it operated.
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