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    Why not use bed liner material? You can get it...

    Why not use bed liner material? You can get it at Wal-Mart.

    Scott
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    Somewhere on this site there was a retired...

    Somewhere on this site there was a retired bearing engineer that probably forgot more about high tolerance bearings than all of us combined currently know. I can't recall his screen name as it has...
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    My HF lathe takes the 5M710. The lathe was...

    My HF lathe takes the 5M710. The lathe was bought in about 2006.

    If anyone needs the 5M730 I have three of them. I have no use for them, so make me an offer and pay for shipping and they are...
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    Very impressive work - and all the machining has...

    Very impressive work - and all the machining has been done on a CNC DRILL PRESS? Wow!!

    Hats off to you guys.

    Scott
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    I thought the same thing! No - you are...

    I thought the same thing!



    No - you are right - I have been off the boards in general for the last year or two. I have been busier than ever. Now I am in the midst of selling my house and...
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    Solid aluminum motorcycle helmet

    Very impressive:

    http://www.gaskrank.tv/tv/motorrad-fun/36-kg-schwerer-alu-daishin-cro-10963.htm

    (Safe for work, it is machine p0rn, though!)

    Anyone care to hazard a guess as to the amount...
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    If this is a metal cutting carbide endmill,...

    If this is a metal cutting carbide endmill, that's likely the culprit.

    Is this ball nose made for wood?

    And what's up with the massive font, universalfab? It's a bit annoying. But hey -...
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    Dull cutter? Not enough face rake on the...

    Dull cutter?

    Not enough face rake on the cutter (not aggressive enough)?

    Scott
  9. Personally - I don't like the idea of using the...

    Personally - I don't like the idea of using the limits as the home switches. What's your motivation for doing this?

    Scott
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    Wow. I am getting bad about updating my threads....

    Wow. I am getting bad about updating my threads.

    Sorry!



    I used standard bearings - SKF explorer series to be exact. I simply c'bored into the plate about 1/8" to locate the bearing and...
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    DoAll DTR-28 Manual needed

    Someone please help me locate a copy of a service manual for a DoAll DTR-28 Articulated Arm Drill Press.

    If you have one, can you please make a copy?

    Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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    Very nice compilation. Did you compile this from...

    Very nice compilation. Did you compile this from the machinery handbook?

    Scott
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    Wow. I need to update this thread! As far as...

    Wow. I need to update this thread!

    As far as the backlash in the Z axis arrangement - it is .013" at worst. It's definately coming from the pinion - I have not really attempted to get it out -...
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    Nice work, Zip! That went fast, too - probably...

    Nice work, Zip!

    That went fast, too - probably one of your goals.

    Scott
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    I like the fixture! Nice work! Scott

    I like the fixture!

    Nice work!

    Scott
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    What machine are you working on? Is this a...

    What machine are you working on? Is this a J-head?

    I have a manual somewhere, but I think it must be on my PC at home. I found it on the net - Google around and you will find it. Heck - I...
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    McMaster or MSC. Scott

    McMaster or MSC.

    Scott
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    You will need to remove the pinion, too. Take...

    You will need to remove the pinion, too. Take off the clockspring and remove the clutch housing. It's been a while since I have done it but the entire cartridge comes out pretty easily.

    Scott
  19. Getting better here, too. SE Virginia =...

    Getting better here, too. SE Virginia = $1.45/gal

    Scott
  20. Thread: Latest Test Run

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    The pulley speed thing is because you have...

    The pulley speed thing is because you have requested a speed that exceeds the way the pulleys are set up. It's really not that big of a deal and it won't keep the program from running. Do you have...
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    There is a huge difference between running a...

    There is a huge difference between running a service business and bringing a new product to market.

    It is a huge task.

    Scott
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    That sounds like the ideal solution but there's a...

    That sounds like the ideal solution but there's a lot more to it than that. Ask me how I know!

    Scott
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    I can honestly say that I am nine years into...

    I can honestly say that I am nine years into doing exactly what you are trying to start. I have learned a lot and wish I could go back and re-start knowing what I know now.

    I have spent a LOT of...
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    Why not just get the latest version? What's the...

    Why not just get the latest version? What's the fear?

    Scott
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    What pressure do you achieve with this rig? ...

    What pressure do you achieve with this rig?

    Scott
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