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    C axis With Centroid Acorn

    G98 G1 X.95 Z-1.8975 C-87.222 F1396.21 Z-1.1904 C-168.251 F2000. Z-1.1769 C-170.046 Z-1.1657 C-172.04 Z-1.1571 C-174.196 Z-1.1513 C-176.47 Z-1.1483 C-178.815 C-181.185 Z-1.1513 C-183.531 Z-1.1571 C-185.805 Z-1.1657 C-187.961 Z-1.1769 C-189.955 Z-1.1904 C-191.746 Z-1.8975 C-272.778 I just dont...
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    C axis With Centroid Acorn

    I cant see why every c move is - and every z is - If you watch the vide of the diamond shape being cut the spindle rotates both ways and the z axis moves - and+.
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    C axis With Centroid Acorn

    OK now we are getting somewhere. But if you watch the video of the dimond shape grove being machined why dont we see any z+ or c+ in the sample program?
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    C axis With Centroid Acorn

    Any one out there that can help me get the idea of how to program c axis?
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    C axis With Centroid Acorn

    In do have some experience with X Y Z programing on a milling machine but i know nothing about C Axis Programing. Centroid has a video of the type of work i need to do and a sample program. I was hoping someone could help me decipher the sample program so I can learn how to deal with this. I...
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    Cross Slide TPI

    It took ten turns to move 1 inch so the lead is 10 threads per inch? 10x 7/16 The diameter was .435
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    Cross Slide TPI

    Would anyone happen to know the thread per inch for the cross slide on a Model A?
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    Head stock taper 13" Series S

    Good inrofmation
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    Arduino CNC?

    Anyone have experience with a Arduino CNC setup? I may eventually convert my lathe over to a cnc. Right now Ceteroid looks like the best bet overall. I can probably get it done for about a grand with Ceteroid but the temptation to go with Arduino for maybe a few hundred is interesting. One...
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    Carriage Stop

    I have a carriage stop like the one in the picture. The few lathes in ran when I was a machinist you could let the carriage run right to the stop and the feed would turn off. Would that be a good idea on a south bend model A? I am thinking if you were to keep running the carriage to the stop you...
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    Spindel Taper

    Thanks
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    Spindel Taper

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    Spindel Taper

    Would anybody happen to know what taper a Southbend 9 model A has for the spindle and tail stock?
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    Squeals Like a Pig

    Thanks. Happy New Year to all.
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    Squeals Like a Pig

    WOW! I dont believe you had to point out something that should have bin very obvious to me. I just spent about 5 minutes adding some tension to the motor belt and that puppy is as quiet as a church mouse.
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    Squeals Like a Pig

    I have a South Bend model A lathe with 4.5' bed. For the first second i turn it on i get a nice little squeal. In my amateur opinion its probably one of the belts. The belt on the three step pully is adjustable for tension but I had no luck adjusting tension. The belt that goes from the motor...
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    DIY CNC Lathe

    Right now I downloaded a version of Mach 3. This is why I am looking for some code to run. I have no hardware at the moment. I am still looking into all of the options available. Right now I am thinking of getting what I think is called a offline controller. If I do I dont think I will need...
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    DIY CNC Lathe

    Just got myself an old South Bend Lathe I would love to make into a CNC. Right now I am looking for some sample G code to load into some of the CNC software I am trying out. Unfortunately I am having no luck with that. I any of you know where I can get some sample code for a lathe I would really...
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    New To Me Lathe

    OK Great information. Thanks for the help everyone. Just one more question and I should be on my way to getting some work done. For some reason when I engage the feed clutch the carriage will move to the left but when I shift the lever to power the cross feed it moves to me. Now that just dont...
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    New To Me Lathe

    Just looked into that and the nut was tight. But you gave me the idea of maybe placing a shim between the handle and dial to hold me over. If I were to turn the handle in to the max would I be able push the cross feed futher forward so I can remove it so I can take a closer look at things?
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