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    Hi,
    Previously owned a Boxford 160 and understand how the IFM limit/home switches where "calibrated to give the origin/cetre of the turret. I have looked at several 240 machines that appear not to have home switches. How do you use machine without home switch, at least on the x axis?

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    i think the boxford software used to use the physical stop of the axis to set the home position before they went over to sensors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by i2i View Post
    i think the boxford software used to use the physical stop of the axis to set the home position before they went over to sensors.
    Thanks, I feared as much.
    Does not seem best practice, but also method used on the Turret.
    On the 160 I had to replace the turret stepper and considered the misuse, together with age, as a possible cause of it's demise.

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