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    Fusion 360 frustration

    Who uses Fusion 360 ?
    I need a little help getting started before I start punching walls.
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    Found this interesting circuit. Might be good as...

    Found this interesting circuit. Might be good as a backup in case the purchased one's not suitable.

    https://i.postimg.cc/SY0YXkGC/ac-controler.jpg
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    Thanks Don Merry Christmas. and Merry...

    Thanks Don Merry Christmas.

    and Merry Christmas to everyone else on the forum.
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    Might try one of these :...

    Might try one of these :
    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/302405479580#rwid
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    uPC ? Oh if you mean it's a crystal for the...

    uPC ?
    Oh if you mean it's a crystal for the micro controller ?, that's what I thought too.
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    Yep, connecting the motor to mains was one of the...

    Yep, connecting the motor to mains was one of the first things I did.

    The unit consists of the following -
    Board 1/ for main power and motor speed control......no longer available.
    Board 2/ ...
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    Thanks Tristen, but no it's very different. I...

    Thanks Tristen, but no it's very different.
    I have a service manual for the MX9200. It may be the closest for all I know. It's in the same style and era but yet still a little different in...
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    Going deeper

    Going deeper
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    I didn't wait for a reply. lol. The rivets .......

    I didn't wait for a reply. lol.
    The rivets .... I mean eyelets, were drilled, the unit cleaned then the good portions of the eyelets were replaced so that their spacing job was continued.
    After...
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    Nah that's not a good idea for this. It's...

    Nah that's not a good idea for this.
    It's doubtful flushing will remove much dirt and instead can easily move it into places causing permanent damage.
    The idea here is to clean the carbon layer on...
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    Display buttons bad

    This is the quill vernier DRO for my milling machine.
    It's the same as this only shorter :...
  12. Thread: Mill winch

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    That's a great idea, and simple too. I would...

    That's a great idea, and simple too.
    I would have to allow for the wheel getting in the way of the job or table though. Possibly by making it swapable with the handle.

    Then I thought of something...
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    I think you missed the point of those photos in...

    I think you missed the point of those photos in the last post.
    Have a close look and tell me what you see.
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    OK then check this out : ...

    OK then check this out :

    https://i.postimg.cc/f3JwkfL3/P1040106.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/F74sGSPq/P1040107.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/FYFFX4XV/P1040110.jpg
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    I had thought of a counter weight, and that might...

    I had thought of a counter weight, and that might be better also for installing a smaller motor. Maybe a windscreen wiper motor might do if rigged that way.
    I don't have to worry too much about...
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    So getting back to the original subject. I...

    So getting back to the original subject.
    I thought about one of those chair lift mechs.
    You can often pick one of them up cheap if the chair is dirty or torn. It would certainly be powerful enough...
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    Yep, already in the planing. Where it's sitting...

    Yep, already in the planing. Where it's sitting at the moment is only temporary.
    I have to build it a solid table to sit on, complete with a lift up cover to keep the noise in, and a shelf to mount...
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    That's how I ended up with them :laugh:

    That's how I ended up with them :laugh:
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    For your interest : Here's my recently acquired...

    For your interest : Here's my recently acquired CNC router

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGIvxMA4MjM
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    This machine is an RF-31. Around 300 Kilos worth....

    This machine is an RF-31. Around 300 Kilos worth.
    Yes, the clamps were fully loosened. The column and rack thoroughly cleaned and oiled.
    It was near impossible to raise it before that.
    ...
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    That it correct ! but there's nothing I can do...

    That it correct !

    but there's nothing I can do about it I'm afraid.
    About 15 years ago the wife and I copped a really bad virus which I remember resulted mostly in a severe sinus infection. She...
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    Photo required. The head is prob over 100Kg and...

    Photo required.
    The head is prob over 100Kg and much larger than it appears in the photo. It's huge.

    https://i.postimg.cc/bSQjXxQZ/P1040100.jpg
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    A longer handle would make it seem lighter but...

    A longer handle would make it seem lighter but then the turning circle is larger which prob equates back to similar effort required.
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    Mill winch

    Just looking for ideas.
    I just acquired a milling machine. One of those mill/drill machines.
    It has a handle on the side of the head to wind it up and down on a gear rack. I am finding it to be a...
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    Don't worry for now. I traced it to a chip with...

    Don't worry for now.
    I traced it to a chip with no output, so I've ordered a couple of new ones to be here in a week.
    Hopefully that will fix, it else I'll have to delve deeper.
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