The BIG Horizontal Milling Machine Project | Part 2 | Machine Teardown Time

Publicerades den 5 apr 2021
We are continuing the BIG Horizontal Milling Machine Project! This project is converting our 2nd hand Toshiba twin pallet horizontal CNC milling machine into a manual machine. It's going to be a massive project that will take some time be sure to subscribe so you don't miss the ongoing project videos! This video is part 2 and we are tearing down and removing lots of parts off the machine that are in the way and not necessary for the finished project. We teardown all the machines guarding and doors, remove the twin pallet changer, remove the computer electronics box, remove the hydraulic system and a lot of the electronic wiring. The machine has now lost a lot of weight and looks completely different! Subscribe and stayed tuned for Part 3.
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  • Hey viewers thanks for watching part 2 of the big horizontal milling machine project! That teardown happened quicker than we expected and now the machine looks totally different. I'm sure there are a few of you shaking your heads wondering WTF I'm doing, just hold my beer 🍺🤣👍 and stay tuned for Part 3 😎👍 Subscribe and hit the bell icon to turn on notifications so you don't miss our weekly uploads. 👇 🤳 Follow us online here: Instagram Facebook

    • Animo esta batalla la ganas

    • my left ear enjoyed this vid ty

    • What I wonder is whether you work with others or alone other than the brilliant camera woman? We never see anyone else.... Also, keep the drive boards for the motors - I've built converted & modified a few CNCs and the drive boards are expensive or a bitch to find. Old machines like that use a 0-10v signal, so they are easy to reuse. Might have to solder some power to them if they were plugged into a backplane, but that is unusual at this high power.

    • Nope. I don't wonder what your doing. You got what amounts to a nice horizontal boring mill with a power rotary table for close to scrap price (probably). Makes perfect sense to me.

    • sometimes the audio/noise sounds a bit crazy. its weird to hear but it was the same on other accounts too. maybe its the SEnewss-internet- something which caused it.

  • Esperando el siguiente capitulo. Saludos!

  • cool project. cant wait for the end result

  • 👍👍

  • I hope you got it cheap! Lol !!

  • You found the original problem. It was that red wire! :)

  • I admire you. Respect from Poland

  • @11:32 - as a lover of old computers, I can spot a Motorola CPU at a mile off.. I wonder which one it is? Looks like a 68020 or 68030 from a distance :)

  • you will know this machine like the back of your hand when your done

  • Kurtis Subscribe with anticipation for final result of the Toshiba BMC 63E Horizontal machining center when it's fired_up in manual form!

  • Watching this is better than NETFLIX! Kurtis subscribe with anticipation for final result of the Toshiba BMC 63E Horizontal machining center when it fires_up in manual form!

  • Buenos videos!

  • Could you not just go somewhere and ask for forgiveness😂😂😂all jokes aside can’t wait to see how this turns out looking for a big horizontal boring machine that’s an option for sure never even taught of it few dro and bobs your aunt

  • The bloopers are the best lol.

  • Hey mate, where can you get one of those blue magnet things you were using?

  • The saying, "they just don't make them like that anymore comes to mind".

  • love the last 3 minutes

  • Love where you're going with this machine. I think running DRO/PLC and power feed is a great idea. Full old CNC control would probably just get in the way of your kind of work.

  • I'm very interested if you can get the machine reassembled. Do you have any plans or a good memory?

  • camera girl , thanks for your time

  • Эта мастерская Ваша личная?

  • Как называется этот прибор для сбора металлической стружки?

  • do you guys sell merch? id love a hat or a shirt.

  • Приятно смотреть как работают другие🙂

  • Were did you get the slick magnetic tool to remove chips from the mill? RJA

  • Kurtis; what's your dog's name?

  • Love the dog; he adds comic relief; other than your own outtakes at the tail end.

  • So Curtis does all the dirty work and Carl does the easy stuff?

  • Glad you find something like "a Machine" inside this giant "thing". Maintaining such a machine must be a hell of a job, but as you mentioned in part one, the reason why the previous owner sold it. Good luck on the next part of this process.

  • Zapowiadają się ciekawe filmy

  • Thought you gone give up.

  • Big problems big hammer

  • Hey Kurtis, greetings from Texas! Love your videos, and seeing how you tackle these jobs. I was curious however if you would do a shop tour in the future?

  • Holy Crap. Complex piece of machinery. I still can't even visualize how it works.

  • I think the axis motors are commutated by the cnc control and not by the drives which are just power to the motors? The control relies on the encoders to get the firing angle for the brushless servos. I think it if they are Mitsubishi encoders they are specific to the controller and can't be matched to an intelligent drive.

  • These things are really quite simple.

  • When in doubt, bang on it!

  • The dogs balls. 😂

  • The last 5 min of the video is pure gold lol

  • You just need TWO tools to dismantle this machine : adjustable wrenches and a Fenwick ;-) Starting weight : 18 tons. Final weight :1 1/2 ton. I wonder howold is this machine? looking at the controler ICs, I'd say 1980. Need a lot of patience to unscrew all the cables and not cutting them at once! Keep up the good work! We're looking forward to see what it looks like at the end. Congrats from France.

  • I want that magnetic chip extractor.

  • Awesome effort Kurtis, that machine looks more like a beast with the covers off, lookin forward to the next vid, see it coming closer to life again :-) Have an awesome week mate, cheers.

  • That magnetic chip cleaner is a handy doo-dad. wonder if it works with aluminum too? hahaha bad machinist joke-not sorry Can you imagine, it took you this long just to disassemble it but it took 6-12 weeks for a full team on guys just to assemble it.

  • Hi Kurtis, Well done with the strip down. I hope you remember where those blue and red wires go?🤣 Only joking mate, chill out and have a beer and looking forward to part 3.👍

  • Kurtis Kurtis......

  • Why would anyone downvote this? Two hard working individuals with an awesome dog providing content to armchair machinists/mechanics.!

  • Wow, nice project dude! K-flop motion controller would fit perfectly for retrofitting this machine...

  • Mad genius!

  • Wow,what a project. I'd enjoy looking at the electrical prints for that beast,retired electrician,worked at the trade 42 years. Better stuff to come on this beast for sure,keep up with the great videos,the camera tech does great job. Love the dog,such a sweetie.

  • Tienes dos huevos como dos catedrales.

  • So I'm guessing by the direction you're going that you're obviously stripping off the stuff you don't need, and the stuff that's years out of date, in the aim of rebuilding a frankenstein machine out of the guts? I presume also therefore that you'll be upgrading the controls to something a bit newer, once you've figured out what drives what. Are the motors that do everything electronic, or hydraulic? Looks like a fun project!

  • Looking forward to part three already ,Thanks for posting the strip down .

  • Its so great to that the owner has maintained this machine so well!

  • Fascinating project! Keep it ahead no matter what people say to down it or you. Every man needs, sometime in his life, beeing so valient to cut the wire from the flux capacitor. Best luck to you and yours. Stay safe and have fun. Greetings from Spain.

  • Great to see the parallel tyned crane in operation 🤣🤣🤣

  • You need to get yourself a Rastall miners wrench, much easier to bash things with.

  • I have some familiarity with CNC machinery. Its hard to imagine what all those hydraulic hoses and wires are for??

  • Good lord mate, how the hell do you know how to do all this work? I'd stop by and give you a hand but I live 12,000 miles away....

  • these bloopers are the highlight of my day, not sure what that says for my day but these are epic! "these do have a point" lol awesome "flux capacitor" lol

  • Good Job Kurtis!

  • I love the videography and editing as much as the machining. You both are so talented.

  • Will you have to do anything with the software? I would’ve thought there’s a lot of interlocks that will need removing before going to ‘full manual’ control?

  • after 8.30 minutes, how to use milling machine by a man that do it for hobby after his real job

  • great use of the spanner as a thumb detector :)

  • What do you call that magnetic dildo ?

  • How many bananas did that cost when it was new😲?

  • Por el amor de dios, denle agua fría a ese perro.

  • We would love to know if it is possible for you to send a photo of the team ... We are curious to know what the person must be like Behind the camera

  • Hey Kurtis, I see you have some nice weather now. Honey, you wanna pass me the, no the other one. 🤣 Nothing like tearing something where did that go again?? 🤣

  • Where can I buy a Cutting Edge Engineering hat?

  • On stuff like this you need to put the bloopers in the body of the show. Hilarious and really this isn't a How-to show. Keep it up

  • Love this channel. You’re so lucky to have a misses that has a good sense of humor. You two seem to be a wonderful match to each other. Thanks for the wonderful content.

  • How about one of those cee beer coozies or a hat

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  • The suspense is killing me

  • The nut sack on the safety dog tho

  • Well nice disassembly video . Still trying to figure where you arw going. Nice chip magnet! Where did you find that?

  • I’m wandering. Looking forto next part.

  • Hope you have a photographic memory. As I've been watching I've been mentally taking notes on what goes where. I would love to have a project like that.

  • See there's your problems, someone removed the flux capacitor

  • Did all the other employees refuse to join Actors Equity and do a bit of moonlighting? We only ever see just yourself... LOL!

  • This is getting increasingly interesting ,its like watching an Australian Painter.

  • Awesome! I am looking forward to this build!! Keep up the awesome videos!

  • Half day well spent by the look of the machine now. Bonus free clamp in the swarf auger as well? Looking forward to see where you go with it now you've ditched the confuser part.

  • Unboxing done the Australian style!

  • What is the Safety Guys' name? The lil guy in the green vest...

  • And not a gas axe or grinder in sight, yet... 🤣

  • The dog knows that you have to have big nuts in a heavy engineering shop !

  • For Carl it is really simple machine. Well done 👍 😆

  • Ребята вы молодцы! Не останавливаться. Кёртис, выпендрёжник и это хорошо. Успехов вам!

  • All the way up to the bloopers, there was me thinking look as Kurtis he knows what he is doing, then it was bang crash and oh I'll snip that, we wont need that later on. Has Homeless been working out, he's looking very dapper in his high vis tabard. Cannot wait for the putting together parts, have a great week.

  • with all the wires and hoses I would feel like in a aliens/robot movies and everything wants to kill me!😨😂😂😂

  • So that's what it looks like. Nice dissemble job, and well done Mrs Kurtis for taking responsibility for where everything goes. Thanks for sharing.

  • Watching the dog run makes my stomach hurt 🏀 🏀...

  • I worry for the poor dogs paws with all the metal shavings on the floor.

  • The video had to be called: Curtis the Destroyer - the road to oblivion of the machine tools.

  • Your dog He is hilarious need to have him run up like that the beginning of every video Sort of your signature

  • Dogs name ?

  • LOL, It really makes you wonder about how complicated a 5axis machine can really be. Getting it all stripped down to the bare bones and adding a simple DRO sure makes sense for the type of jobber work you folks do. I look forward to seeing it's first job for sure and what about that long lathe. We haven't seen it at work yet.

  • Be very interesting to see u get that back to some sort of usable machine lol lol u must have plann up your looking forward to the next one keep up the good work...sounds like the team effort is coming along lol lol ..