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    Hi PJRitz, I saw the message from someone asking for a Dynapath 40 programming manual. I'll pay...

    Hi PJRitz, I saw the message from someone asking for a Dynapath 40 programming manual. I'll pay you for a copy or your time on this etc.thx Lee Studley, [email protected] indigo_red(at)qwest(dot)net
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    That was so funny! Thanks for that!! >When I read his first post all I could think of was...

    That was so funny! Thanks for that!! >When I read his first post all I could think of was this...but resisted the urge to link it. >(Warning the language is NSFW but oh so funny) "It's like twitter. Except we charge people to use it."
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    Southbend lathe bearing at sindle getting warm

    Very cool tricks!! I'll order parts today and post the results when I get there. I just need to followup on and offer for the 10K parts list. Thanks!! Lee
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    Southbend lathe bearing at sindle getting warm

    Hi, I think you've hit it with the lubrication issue. I've only used this lathe a handful of times since I bought it a year ago. It looks like the lubricant cups and wicks are missing. What an idiot I've been I assumed those holes were for some attachment that wasnt included. I hope I haven...
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    Southbend lathe bearing at sindle getting warm

    Hi, My SouthBend 10K lathe hgas started slowing down and the bearing area at the headstock gets warm/hot. I've tried to oil it, but need to look into the manuals further. I know it has a bushing (not bearings?) Theres no slop or play in the headstock, that I know of. Have you seen this before...
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    Ideas needed: techniques to reduce Z axis slop:

    Thanks for your reply Chad. I now agree that it is a good way to fix it. I found out 2 ways to help also, I was going to make a spring tension mech. to force them together, and found too that I was running my knee air assist pressure alittle to high. If I lower it, there's more back force from...
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    Ideas needed: techniques to reduce Z axis slop:

    Hi Guys, I have a backlash issue in my Z axis and here's the background: Its a Bridgeport CNC Series II with a 2:1 pulley reduction from the stepper to the knee driveshaft. The shaft then goes into 2:1 ratio 45degree bevel gears at the Z ballscrew and gives an a total ratio of 4:1. It seems...
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