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Thanks kbeitz. I was thinking of a single valve pilot just on the lowering side of the motor. They are a lot cheaper
Did some more research on the pilot valve and I'm not sure it would work in this situation. Basically what would happen is if a pilot valve opened at 75 psi but once the motor started to move the pressure would drop and the valve would close. It would chatter in a sense. Say I'm trying to slightly lower the head the pressure would not be high enough to hold the valve open so it would open and shut very quickly and chatter. I'm going to have to put some more thought into this for sure.
Thanks for the pictures DDW. How is the flow control plumbed? I've got a flow control on my mill but it will slow the flow of oil in both directions. I was going to just remove it as it is always wide open and I just feather the control valve to get the best cutting speed. On the return I pull back all the way.
There are many ways to get this head moving up and down.........
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