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  1. Re: One CNC XR5 mill professional and XR2 Lathe express for sale

    SOLD
  2. Re: One CNC XR5 mill professional and XR2 Lathe express for sale

    Further price drop, $600 USD
  3. Re: One CNC XR5 mill professional and XR2 Lathe express for sale

    New price $900 USD for both licenses.
  4. One CNC XR5 mill professional and XR2 Lathe express for sale

    I have a license for OneCNC XR5 mill professional and XR2 Lathe express for sale. Asking $1200 USD for both.
  5. Lead on a potentially great deal on a used PCNC 1100

    I know of a used PCNC1100 that is up for liquidation sale in Toronto Canada if anyone is interested. I have see the machine run and it is in great shape.

    Details include:

    Gen 1 model with very...
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    Poll: Why not make the base from a small granite...

    Why not make the base from a small granite surface plate. You can buy them really cheap on eBay. I have done some experiments with them and it is easy to drill them with masonary bits and epoxy in...
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    I am not too worried about the grinding job. The...

    I am not too worried about the grinding job. The guy is definitely a perfectionist and spent over 75 hours on it (not bad for $2200). If it is out then I can do some touch up with a scraper. Before...
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    Well, its a live but going slowly. Things have...

    Well, its a live but going slowly. Things have been stalled due to a house move.

    Before the move, I finished the clean-up, sanding filling and painting. The paint is Sherwin Williams two part...
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    I buy my stuff from the local brafasco store, a...

    I buy my stuff from the local brafasco store, a lot cheaper than DIY stores especially if you buy a complete box.

    http://www.brafasco.com/
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    From my experience, drilling (especially large...

    From my experience, drilling (especially large diameter drills) will be the real test.
  11. The only way I could see that they could get the...

    The only way I could see that they could get the necessary torque for slow speeds is if they use a vector drive. I bought one for my lathe conversion and it gives 100% torque from 0 rpm and has a...
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    ISO 30 isn't dual contact like HSK or Tormach...

    ISO 30 isn't dual contact like HSK or Tormach style holders.

    To get repeatability you need a drawbar that always excerts a consistent force. So if you use an impact wrench style drawbar you will...
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    I am located in Ontario so it probably isn't...

    I am located in Ontario so it probably isn't worth the hassle of shipping it like you say. I wonder if using aluminum would be a problem due to the increase in expansion compared to steel? If you...
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    Where in Canada are you located? I have some...

    Where in Canada are you located? I have some epoxy I would sell you cheap. I bought some for a laminating job I was doing which has been sidelined.
  15. I live in Newmarket. You are welcome to come and...

    I live in Newmarket. You are welcome to come and look at mine. I haven't done much with it yet as I got sidetracked restoring and converting a Hardinge lathe to CNC. PM me your phone number and we...
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    You need to tighten the Z axis gib. The manual...

    You need to tighten the Z axis gib. The manual describes how to do this.
  17. This may be true but the return on energy inputs...

    This may be true but the return on energy inputs for extracting oil is way better than any other fuel source that we know of. I think it used to be in the region of 50:1 but is steady shrinking as...
  18. I think plug-in hybrids have some merit and my...

    I think plug-in hybrids have some merit and my become viable in the relatively near future. I read a report regarding excess capacity in the US for charging plug-in cars at night and unlike the UK...
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    Aside from this particular invention, the whole...

    Aside from this particular invention, the whole hydrogen business is a whole load of bull**t. Its not a source of energy, its a storage medium and a pretty bad one at that. Its inefficient to...
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    For my hardinge conversion I will be using Mack...

    For my hardinge conversion I will be using Mack IV, a Gecko G100 motion controller, Yaskawa AC servos and amps, Skyko Pixie step/dir to analogue boards, 2hp Vector drive and MODIO board for control...
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    I am tied up on my Hardinge lathe conversion at...

    I am tied up on my Hardinge lathe conversion at the moment. Generally I go into the workshop a lot less during summer so I don't expect to finish this until next year.

    Some things have progressed...
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    Unfortunately, mine are the analogue version not...

    Unfortunately, mine are the analogue version not step and direction.
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    Yes I have seen the Gang tooling and omniturn...

    Yes I have seen the Gang tooling and omniturn setup. Its nice and simple but I am not a big fan, especially for the kind of work I plan on using the lathe for (model making). I often do work between...
  24. Anyone read this...

    Anyone read this http://www.lifeaftertheoilcrash.net/

    Seems to be well researched and not just some wacko environmentalist. I have to say I agree to some degree with most of what it states. Its...
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    OneCNC will soon be able to read native...

    OneCNC will soon be able to read native solidworks files.
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