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The Consew cs1000 motor weight

(5)
An update on the whacked motor. I had taken it to a local electric motor repair shop to see if they could salvage it and how much that might cost. He looked
campgems
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8:41 PM

Building a new control box for my Taig Mill

(4)
... I've just had a customer who is using servos on another small machine, and was planning to follow the same route on the Taig, but has now back-pedalled as
Lester Caine
4
posts
Apr 3

DC drive for Taig lathe

(7)
... The usual technique is to sense the current draw and boost the voltage linearly to compensate. That works with all conventional DC motors, both PM and
Paul J. Ste. Marie
7
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Apr 3

Need Headstock

(8)
... Yeah, the chuck+arbor combination doesn't work well. Getting a full set of ER16 collets from Maritool or other supplier is well worth the expense. Screw
Paul J. Ste. Marie
8
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Mar 31

Mill headstock sliding on dovetail

(16)
... I think 1 was my problem. I was doing 1mm wide, 6mm deep cuts. I have not observed the problem when making wide, shallow cuts. Emil
Emil Johnsen
16
posts
Mar 17

Taig 3 jaw check has limited opening

(3)
I know A2Z makes steel step and plain jaws for the 3 and 4 jaw chuck: Soigeneris has them:
WAM
3
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Mar 15

Max spindle speed

(17)
You don't need a sealed bearing on the nose. You do need ZZ, shielded both sides just to retain the grease in the bearings. Shielded one side Z bearings and
Don Rogers
17
posts
Mar 8

Boring on the lathe with a 1/4 drill chuck

(37)
... Nothing unusual there. He's just using it like a right hand turning tool. Steve Blackmore --
Steve Blackmore
37
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Mar 7

Slight hesitation in motors with Taig Mill

(48)
I picked up a Ridgid WD1450 vac from Home Depot a couple years ago. It's nowhere near as quiet as a Fein or Festool, but also nowhere near as loud as your
Puckdropper
48
posts
Mar 6

Motor suggestion (UK)

(9)
Agree completely with Pat. KISS principle applies. However, do NOT - repeat NOT - switch two 12V computer power supplies in series. This is extremely dangerous
Manfred Vormbaum
9
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Mar 2

Lubrication/cleaning of mill

(3)
Emil, I believe that Taig suggests ATF as the lubricant and that is probably fine for most uses. You are operating at the high end of speeds for the Taig so
gebowes
3
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Mar 1
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