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24458Re: Jet x-axis power feed

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  • mysnoopybird
    Sep 4, 2009
      Martin - I have a JET on my knee mill, I'd expect it to be similar except for the mounting. Its very old, works great. Yes, it will go from a dead stop to very very slow. It has the zero to ten dial and a push button for rapid movement.


      > I would like to know if, at the point just before it stops, it is working very slowly? Is it also moving with good speed at the fast end?
      > One thing that could cause problems is if the voltage to the pot is low. This would cause low speed when it should be fast and no speed when it should be low. A dirty/poor connection could cause this. Is the top speed the same as the fast traverse you get from the button on the power feed? (I am making the assumption that there is one!) If there is a big difference in top speed and fast traverse I would be looking for the cause of the loss of voltage to the pot.
      > Martin
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