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    ah i see, i thought you were referring to my post...

    ah i see, i thought you were referring to my post about using sine bar lol.
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    How else do you check a taper if you don't have a...

    How else do you check a taper if you don't have a solid one to to indicate to? Its not clear to me what it is you're asking.
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    make one of the sine bar holders Weird just...

    make one of the sine bar holders Weird just posted about. Or take a cut, adjust measure repeat., trial and error.... but check it with a sine bar and indicator, not a sprung collet. when doing...
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    probably safe to assume if there were obvious...

    probably safe to assume if there were obvious screws on the other side it'd be apart by now....you may have to slide to slide it off the beam in search of a screw behind the beam. Is the stop held...
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    agree with Doozer, better to leave it three...

    agree with Doozer, better to leave it three phase. RPC then to a 3P transformer to boost it up. Half my machines are 600V and this works perfectly. May even be cheaper than a new large hp single...
  6. thanks, that encourages me to show what hangs in...

    thanks, that encourages me to show what hangs in part 1. This is the swing, and in it goes a vertically adjustable piece that holds what ever is being balanced, vertically adjustable via the...
  7. Long story, I shouldn't have hijacked Delta's...

    Long story, I shouldn't have hijacked Delta's thread. Their stock hotend was so messed up (Plasticine screws stripped on first disassembly) that I made one of copper correcting what I viewed as some...
  8. so whats the point? some guy on the internet...

    so whats the point? some guy on the internet used the wrong material or tool for something? 3D printing opens up worlds of possibilities, but like any other tool, machine, technique the craft is in...
  9. mines still screwed up, I would recommend...

    mines still screwed up, I would recommend spending a bit more for quality printer. I think Prusa is like Chinese mics, maybe early on, you could get a good one and some guys say they're great, but...
  10. from my exposure to it, you don't use the...

    from my exposure to it, you don't use the computer to 3d print. You load a file from a sim card or usb on the 3 printer and away it goes. Where the computer comes into it is making that file (3d...
  11. so the check is continuity between the three legs...

    so the check is continuity between the three legs with lower resistance expected for delta vs star arrangement?
  12. I'd be ok with that handle :)

    I'd be ok with that handle :)
  13. Thread: Sine Bar Sled

    by Mcgyver
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    I would think a check with a level of square on...

    I would think a check with a level of square on the toolpost/compound/cross slide would be all that is needed. My first thought was the angle wouldn't matter, but on deeper I discarded that and am...
  14. Thread: school me

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    right. run the undersized EM up the middle then...

    right. run the undersized EM up the middle then work on both sides, not a .500 pass then move over .030". SOP when slotting.....go undersized
  15. Thread: school me

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    The reason we don't climb cut all the time is...

    The reason we don't climb cut all the time is when there's backlash, it can grab the work and pull it into the cutter, sometimes messing up the work, sometimes breaking the cutter. The climb cut as...
  16. Thread: Sine Bar Sled

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    nice project, thanks for posting it.

    nice project, thanks for posting it.
  17. as in the handy mans secret weapon? duct tape...

    as in the handy mans secret weapon? duct tape would make mess.....just green painters tape
  18. I cover the speaker slots with painters tape

    I cover the speaker slots with painters tape
  19. perfect, thanks!

    perfect, thanks!
  20. 3P Delta vs Star connection - have I got this right?

    Photo of motor plate and connection below. Its my understand the the delta and star is what lets you change from 240 to 420....and that the connector bars being horizontal show its currently set to...
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    For sure, I make no claim of geological...

    For sure, I make no claim of geological expertise. I have some small education in it and am interested, thats about it. I could well be wrong.



    How do you know this? I don't think that is...
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    I don't want to come off as an expert, I'm not,...

    I don't want to come off as an expert, I'm not, but from a bit of geology and general knowledge, my understanding is that mostly everywhere you find water there is a water table, some layer(s) of...
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    problem is despite many attempts and large...

    problem is despite many attempts and large rewards its just doesn't stand up to verification. Obviously something doesn't have to be understood by science to be real, but it does need to be...
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    Lots of good ideas - thanks! Don't know the...

    Lots of good ideas - thanks! Don't know the pipe size, but its hundreds of feet, mostly under sod and gravel.
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    OT how to find an underground water leak?

    This is on an industrial property. Our water consumption has gone up 5x....somewhere there is a leak. Zero visible signs, no bubbling etc and we more or less know from old drawings where the pipes...
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