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    03-25-2015, 10:22 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    Hi to All. Well the jury is in. I have spent all day having the unit tested, examined and inspected at various facilities in Anchorage. Did I ever...
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    03-25-2015, 09:24 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    Ok Fellows, My old, old brain began to temporarily work and I may have an answer for cause of my problem *BUT* I need to run this by you first!!!...
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    03-25-2015, 03:08 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    The head is new and the old head behaves just as the new head The new head is straight from the box only 4 hours ago. I suppose both could be bad but...
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    03-25-2015, 01:33 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    Thanks Dave. I just might need to use this. My new DRO display (head) arrived today and I installed the new head . The d@mn Y axis still doesn't...
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    03-24-2015, 09:23 PM
    Hi Guys, This is an update on the welding positioner's alterations. Transformation has begun. I have removed bearings from both housings and...
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    03-24-2015, 09:09 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    Well, today is the day that I am to take receivership of the new DRO. The old DRO made it to South Carolina for diagnosis and hopefully repair....
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    03-22-2015, 12:26 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    Good Morning Guys, I will update you regarding repair (if repair is possible) and all that was found causing the Y-axis-readout to malfunction. ...
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    03-21-2015, 12:09 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    Good Morning Guys, Well, I will update my perdition. A new unit has been ordered, however, my old service buddy has agreed to fix the old unit so...
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    03-20-2015, 07:00 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    WOW, that's a great find!! I didn't know that FB represented fuses. After inverting the image, I have found FB 1 through FB 11. Maybe it's best that...
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    03-19-2015, 01:29 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    Hi Mike, We must have sent messages at the same time. Regarding the battery, there is "green cankered" stuff on one of the terminals. The...
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    03-19-2015, 01:19 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    OK, I have good news and bad news. (1) The good news is, DRO PROS has the head in stock and they are shipping the unit out today. No waiting 90...
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    03-19-2015, 11:44 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    Good Morning Guys, You know, ignorance is such a terrible social malady and I certainly fit the scheme of things when it comes to electronics. I...
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    03-18-2015, 08:59 PM
    Thanks to ALL who have replied. I do believe that elf has addressed my questions. Elf must also use CamBam.:) I do have one other question...
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    03-18-2015, 08:53 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    Ok, here you go with requested images. The first image is of the larger board. Carefully inspecting the board, as is, I see nothing “smoked” nor do I...
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    03-18-2015, 07:10 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    I have not opened the box. I will open the box and shoot some images BUT I really don't know where to shoot. I have no idea what a buffer chip is or...
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    03-18-2015, 12:12 PM
    hwingo started a thread Repairing a DRO in General
    Good Morning Guys, I have a 3 axis (X,Y,Z) Grizzly brand DRO that I use on my conventional mill. The Y axis has stopped reading. The entire...
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    03-18-2015, 11:41 AM
    Hi Guys, I have three questions regarding drilling when using a CNC Mill: I am on the verge of trying my hand at drilling using a CNC Mill. The...
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    03-11-2015, 09:48 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Metal Warping? in General
    Hi Mark, I really didn't know the particulars but I suspected, when you suggested trying a different cut, that bowing may have something to do...
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    03-10-2015, 09:20 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Metal Warping? in General
    Hi Mark, Should I expect a different result if cut at a 90 deg angle? Is it remotely possible that internal stresses run at a different angle?...
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    03-10-2015, 05:46 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Metal Warping? in General
    Hey Guys, I tried the "arbor press method" and it worked well enough to permit drilling and tapping. All went well and my project, though not...
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    03-10-2015, 01:52 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Metal Warping? in General
    The clamps I have are too large to fit on my table and mill vise. Harold
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    03-10-2015, 12:44 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Metal Warping? in General
    Hi Paul, The 1/4" edge is facing the camera. If I could push that down only 2.5mm and get it to stay then I would have it. That's not gonna easily...
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    03-09-2015, 10:11 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Metal Warping? in General
    The width of the slitting cutter is 3/32". Both ideas of either using the arbor press or making cuts in the metal are viable options of which I had...
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    03-09-2015, 09:04 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Metal Warping? in General
    The metal is 6061 T6 aluminum. I suppose it can be cut on a table saw but greater accuracy is achieved using the mill. This piece was to have been...
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    03-09-2015, 05:30 PM
    hwingo started a thread Metal Warping? in General
    Hi Guys, I recently purchased a slotting saw and used it this morning. I secured a piece of 1/4" thick aluminum sheet-metal in the milling vise...
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    03-07-2015, 01:55 PM
    Good Morning RussZHC, The electric motor is made by Dayton Industries and I purchased it from Granger. It’s a small gear-reduction motor with a...
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    03-06-2015, 05:12 PM
    Thanks to all for helping me to understand and learn. When this "thing" is completed, I will post a picture of the final product. Thanks Again! ...
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    03-05-2015, 07:49 PM
    Ok guys, Unless I missed something, questions 1 - 3 were addressed but the final and last question was not addressed. The question was not...
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    03-05-2015, 02:20 PM
    Mr. Carm and all others, I think I hear what you are saying and much of my lack of understanding revolves around *proper* terminology and the...
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    03-05-2015, 01:37 PM
    Good Morning Willy, That is a wonderful idea and quite simple being an easy, quick way to modify the "positioner". Thank you for showing this as a...
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