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head elevation motor

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... You might also want to consider counterbalancing the head assembly with either a pair of gas struts or a pulley and weight arrangement . Lowers the hp
Terry Coombs
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1:23 PM

Newbie says hello

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Again apples and Oranges. your 45 is 750lbs or so the 25 is like 350lbs. Mark
markknx
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May 5

rotating table

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I doubt your theatrical mirror ball steppers would handle the load you are talking about. Stepper motors are usually measured in torque, not horsepower; your
n5kzw
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May 5

new article: Reducing X and Y Axis Backlash on a RF-30 Mill/Drill

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Malcolm, I did run fail to mention in the article that I ran the full range before doing my happy dance. I'll correct that oversight in the next version.
Rick - yahoo
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May 3

new article: Reducing Quill Backlash and Setting Z Axis Gain on a RF

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Yes Rick the DTI would, but it shows its deflection over a 1" scale (that quiver you see on the needle) where the laser will be at several feet. If I am
markknx
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Apr 18

what is the risk?

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Mark, I have never known you to have boring projects! No doubt you will figure this crazy machine out... Rick ... From: MILL_DRILL@yahoogroups.com
Rick - yahoo
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Apr 12

preliminary results of removing rack and pinion backlash from the Z

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Ian, Glad you are joining into the discussion. I put a finger DTI on my quill with the finger on the table. By gently lifting and pushing down with my fingers,
Rick - yahoo
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Apr 12

DRO

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Jerry I believe the price list is current. Email Echo direct for a quote. Activity was inked to group buys for the Sumatech DRO so goes in waves. Malcolm I
Malcolm Parker-Lisberg
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Apr 9

6" vise for a RF-30 - which one? (Without breaking the bank!)

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I cut the rear flange (gutter?) off my 6" clone. Works great, should have done it sooner. Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone ... From:
vandal968
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Mar 31

Q Max punches

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I've had reasonable life with Ruko punches from Germany. Automation Direct sells them quite reasonably. The bolts go bad before the punches. Regards cww On
Curt Wuollet
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Mar 28

RF 31/Warco Major Questions

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Pity about the big house… I buy from Wealden too Stuart - the stuff is not cheap but seems to be of decent quality, it's a wide range in one place, and the
ondablade
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Mar 20

any steel will not do

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from your magnetic description, it would appear to be series 400.   From: "Jerry Durand jdurand@interstellar.com [MILL_DRILL]"
Chris Demers
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Mar 20

Drawbar question

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I just slid a piece of rubber hose on it. Centers it and helps with the general racket level. Regards cww
Curt Wuollet
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Mar 16

Using double ended endmills

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The draw bar should not be a issue its back far enough so you can still drill the holder GP On Tuesday, March 10, 2015 4:59 PM, "paulguenter@att.net
paulguenter@att.net
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Mar 10
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