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    Nardini MS1440E - Follow Rest

    Hello, Anyone know where I can purchase a follow rest (or any compatible one) for my Nardini MS1440E? Thanks, Shaffin.
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    Help with Nardini TT 1020E Lathe

    Hello, I just purchased a used Nardini lathe that powered up using 208v/3ph service that I have here at my shop. I encountering ont of the following weird symptom: 1. The motor producing a buzzing sounf as if it tries to run the spindle but cant 2. The lathe trips and burns out one of 3 motor...
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    Buying a Fadal 3016HT - Opinions wanted

    Ok, finally, just made a move on a 1995 Fadal 4020 for $15k CAD with 88HS control, hydrosweep, 7500rpm spindle and rigid tapping. It is in fairly decent condition. Not sure how fast these machines run (rapids)? Anyone have any good designs for a fixture plate? Thinking of milling my own using 4140.
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    Buying a Fadal 3016HT - Opinions wanted

    Your PM is full :-(
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    Buying a Fadal 3016HT - Opinions wanted

    Thank you all for you feedback. I am now kind of concerned with the Mag as @macd mentioned. Switching gears to a more vintage machine which is a 4020, link as follows: Fadal VMC4020 Vertical Machining Center | Adams Machinery Company It has a CNC88 CPU Control with rigid tapping that I think...
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    Buying a Fadal 3016HT - Opinions wanted

    Hello, I am looking at a 2007 Fadal VMC-3016HT Rigid Tap, MP Control. They are asking $17k for it, and is offered on eBay, link as follows: 2007 30" X 16" Y Fadal VMC-3016HT Rigid Tap, MP Control, REF#CNC0797 | eBay I like the boxway-rails that a rigid and stronger than the linear rails...
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    New Machine Build

    Thank you for the info. I have moved the post to CNC Zone "forums/t-slot-cnc-building/377790-new-cnc-build-addition-shop.html" Shaffin.
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    New Machine Build

    Hello, It's been a while since I actually revisited a build design. Often I am encountered with fabricating stock that challenges the traditional limits of machines I currently own on the shop floor. I have since forced myself to make the time and effort to build a machine platform that I know...
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    3-phase drum switch for 1-phase motor

    I found the original schematic attached!
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    Lilian 3VH Manual

    Hello, Does anyone have a Lilian 3VH manual and an electrical diagram to share? I just purchased a used mill but am lost as the motor was removed and some parts are missing like the drum switch. Any help much appreciated. Thanks, Shaffin.
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    3-phase drum switch for 1-phase motor

    Hello, I have a lathe that I am currently replacing the motor from 3-phase to 1-phase but since the current drum switch (AB with 6-contacts) is already installed, can it be used for a 1-phase motor? The motor is 1hp. Thanks, Shaffin.
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    Milltronics Partner 1 Series H - New Owner - NEED HELP!

    Thanks for your response Sportybob, much appreciated! I have since been able to find a Yaskawa F7 inverter that I was able to install, and from what I can tell, the spindle does engage, orient and perform a tool-change successfully! I am now at a point to load up the tool-changer when I came...
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    Milltronics Partner 1 Series H - New Owner - Wiring 220v, 1Ph

    Hello All, So finally got the machine in and placed onto the shop. I called Milltronics to make sure that the machine can be used with 240v/1Ph with a single leg to L1 and L2, and the second leg going to L3. I am attaching a picture of the jump cable at the top between L1 and L2. I started the...
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    Milltronics Partner 1 Series H - New Owner - NEED HELP!

    Thank you all for your responses. I did call Milltronics and they did help me select a F7 VFD inverter.
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    Milltronics Partner 1 Series H - New Owner - NEED HELP!

    Hello All, I just acquired a used Milltronics P1 Series H mill with a manufacture date of 518. When inspecting we were able to power up the machine and jog all the axis as well as run a small program with all axis moving as they should. The problem is the 7.5HP spindle! The spindle does not...
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    FADAL CNC88HS and MPG-0031

    I do have a PCB-0012 card that seems to have an empty plug in slot (bottom row has 3 plugins and one is unused) that I was assuming was for a MPG?
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    FADAL CNC88HS and MPG-0031

    Bummer, what MPG would work and any idea where I find one without paying an arm for it :-)
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    FADAL CNC88HS and MPG-0031

    Hello, I have 1994 Fadal VMC15 with a CNC88HS controller and would like feedback whether the MPG-0031 would be compatible? Has anyone been able to hook this up, any feedback is appreciated. Thanks, Shaffin.
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    FADAL - Testing RIGID TAPPING in MDI

    Hello, Can someone share a single line MDI command to run a rigid tapping cycle test? The VMC-15 I recently got claims to have rigid tapping and I would like to run a simple test. Thanks, Shaffin.
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    NEED ADVICE - Rain soaked VMC15

    Pictures of Fadal up and running :-)
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