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Re: [SherlineCNC] Re: 2000 CNC Mill problem, help needed please :)

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  • Alan Marconett KM6VV
    Thanks Mike! And welcome to the Sherline CNC list! Hope this gets Thomas up and running! Alan KM6VV
    Message 1 of 60 , Oct 6, 2003
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      Thanks Mike!

      And welcome to the Sherline CNC list! Hope this gets Thomas up and
      running!

      Alan KM6VV


      Mike Joyce wrote:
      >
      > The Parallel cable should come out next to the leads that go to the motors,
      > and go directly into the back of the computer. It is a pinkish color, 25 pin
      > connection up near the keyboard connection. If you have any questions feel
      > free to give me a call.
      >
      > --
      > Mike Joyce
      > Sr. Network Administrator
      > Sherline Products
      > mike@...
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Thomas" <penitent75@...>
      > To: <SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 11:27 AM
      > Subject: [SherlineCNC] Re: 2000 CNC Mill problem, help needed please :)
      >
      > > Hi Alan,
      > > I mentioned in my response to the earlier answer, but the driver
      > > board is inside the computer case. The computer has a parallel port
      > > cable that is supposed to go to a printer. Should I disconnect this,
      > > since I am not using a printer?
      > > I am fairly sure that the steppers are getting at least some kind
      > > of signal from the driver board, because they do turn on, I can hear
      > > them click when I turn on the power to them, and the power runs
      > > through the same connector as the "signals" (pardon my ignorance of
      > > the terminology here, I am just getting started in CNC ;))
      > > TA
      > >
      > > > Hi Thomas,
      > > >
      > > > You might check out your parallel cable and which parallel port
      > > you're
      > > > using. As you bought the "system", I'd suspect the port selection
      > > is
      > > > OK. Did you add your own parallel cable by chance? Insure that it
      > > has
      > > > all 25 conductors, some don't.
      > > >
      > > > Alan KM6VV
    • ballendo
      Hello, Silicon Bronze is SOOooooo nice as a brass . Very fluid, for fine detail, strong, for thin sections and of beautiful color. Hope this helps, Ballendo
      Message 60 of 60 , Oct 14, 2003
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        Hello,

        Silicon Bronze is SOOooooo nice as a "brass". Very fluid, for fine
        detail, strong, for thin sections and of beautiful color.

        Hope this helps,

        Ballendo

        --- In SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com, Dale Peterson <dalep@a...> wrote:
        > Marshall and others,
        >
        > The local foundries on the central California coast do not like to
        do
        > brass.
        > When it is melted the zinc in it separates and makes a toxic gas.
        >
        > They all try to talk you into using bronze.
        >
        > This is the same reason galvanized steel should not be welded.
        >
        > Dale
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Date: 11 Oct 2003 00:24:22 -0400
        > From: Marshall Pharoah <mpharoah@t...>
        > Subject: Re: Casting (was Re: "engine turning")
        >
        > So if I build a cupola type furnace for cast iron, then I should be
        able
        > to easily handle brass. Thanks.
        >
        > Marshall
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