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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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10:24 AM

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

Fix for yahoo photo jump.

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Thank you very much Mark, this annoyed me so much I stopped looking at the pics section
jdkmlw
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Mar 27

RF30 ball screws and other cnc questions

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I retofitted my RD31 about 15 years ago. The stock acme leads screws had .020” backlash in each axis and the XY acme screws had .001 pitch error per inch.
Dan Mauch
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Mar 25

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

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

Slot Milling a Narroe Slot

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Thanks everyone for the info. I think a 3/16" mill cutting an slightly wider slot will work just fine. "TOOLDOC" has a cobalt end mill available at a
phowell_7
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Feb 26

An existing poll has been modified, check it out.

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OK, if that's what he's asking then here's what I can add. I have a Central Machinery 590 (RF30 or 31 clone) that was built in the mid '80s, that hand crank
jdkmlw
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Feb 24

New storage rack for shop metal supply!

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Nice! handy to know. I would not make it a practice but if I was in a pinch. Mark
markknx
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Feb 23

DRO's Again. iGaging & Absolute

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you want to send me the bad one, maybe there's an easy fix. 3864 s. county road F maple wi 54854 davidh
davidhallsten
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Feb 20
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