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    1. Discuss CNC machines, programing, troubleshooting, retrofits.

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      10-31-2014, 05:36 PM

    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      10-31-2014, 02:24 PM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      Integrating Staubli robot... Go to last post

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      10-29-2014, 07:52 AM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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      10-31-2014, 05:24 PM

    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      Coworker with ADHD, help me... Go to last post

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      10-31-2014, 03:02 PM

    7. Manufacturing techniques, mauf. machines and tooling discussions.

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      10-31-2014, 05:40 PM

    8. Metalworking, machine tool, and woodworking machinery discussions. Archive.

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      Blast Cabinet exhaust? Go to last post

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      10-30-2014, 05:41 AM

    9. Discuss CNC cutting, welding and fab techniques/equipment

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      10-31-2014, 01:09 PM

    10. Discuss ram and wire electrical discharge machining techiniques and machines

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      1. TheMetalDoctor

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      Brother EDM Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 10:29 AM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      Extreme grinding Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 03:54 PM

    12. Discuss CMM's and other measurement techniques and tools

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      1. The real Leigh

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    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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      10-31-2014, 05:36 PM

  2. Specific Machine Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. Haas CNC machine and control discussions

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      1. Milacron

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    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      10-25-2014, 07:27 PM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      St40n turret alignment Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 03:01 PM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      UL anyone? Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 08:09 AM

    5. Discuss Toyoda CNC Machines and Controls

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    6. Discuss CNC machines from DMG and Mori Seiki

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      The "fix your Maho"... Go to last post

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      10-31-2014, 04:07 PM

    7. Discuss Deckel (manual and CNC), Maho (manual only), and other Deckel format mills. Abene too.

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      10-31-2014, 09:29 AM

    8. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      My Cazeneuve hbx 360 Go to last post

      10-29-2014, 12:50 PM

    9. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      K & T Model 2D Greased... Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 08:27 AM

    10. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      10-31-2014, 01:29 PM

    11. Discuss 10ee drive types, retrofits, problems plus other Monarch lathes

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      1. peterh5322

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      10-30-2014, 07:21 PM

    12. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      1955 10" 4' Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 05:31 PM

    13. Primary use for ex W&S employees, but open to all

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      1. Bill Gent

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  3. Open Discussion Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Open Discussion Description

    1. Discuss reconditioning of machine tool components to improve geometry. Also machine prep and painting.

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      1. CBlair

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      Bearing Scrapers Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 10:11 AM

    2. Discuss antique machinery and the history of machine types and their manufacturers

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      1. Greg Menke

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      Neat old machinists drill... Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 05:35 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      New 3D printed metal gun Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 04:58 PM

    4. Machine voltage issues, three phase via single phase power, and variable frequency drives discussion

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      Help an idiot!!! Powering a... Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 04:30 PM

    5. Collected posts that stand out and interesting metalworking links to other sites

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      1. Milacron

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      Very large 1-person manual... Go to last post

      10-29-2014, 07:03 PM

  4. Commerce Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Commerce Description

    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      10-31-2014, 02:46 PM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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    3. Need parts ? Listings of job shops, their capabilities, and specialties

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      10-31-2014, 11:38 AM

    4. List- Machines for sale and want to buy machine ads- Free !

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      10-30-2014, 10:05 PM

    5. List- work holding devices, collets, cutting tools and more - Free !

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      Monarch 10ee face plates,... Go to last post

      10-31-2014, 04:52 PM

  5. Machinery Manual, Brochure and Photo Archives Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Machinery Manual, Brochure and Photo Archives Description

    1. Links to specific machine literature

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      Boyar-Schultz 612 & 618... Go to last post

      09-17-2014, 08:46 AM

    2. Post photos of you and your shop, so others can put face with name !

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      10-31-2014, 04:14 PM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      10-30-2014, 03:47 PM

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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      10-25-2014, 08:43 PM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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      10-18-2014, 02:17 AM

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