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

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    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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      02-01-2015, 04:06 AM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      02-01-2015, 03:59 AM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      01-25-2015, 09:27 PM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      Machine Service Companies... Go to last post

      02-01-2015, 03:55 AM

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

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      02-01-2015, 03:35 AM

    8. Discuss forklifts, pallet jacks, trucks, trailers, machinery skates, toe jacks and more.

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      01-31-2015, 06:36 PM

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

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      just read that mdf can be... Go to last post

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      02-01-2015, 12:51 AM

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

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      Mits CX20 Problem Go to last post

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      01-31-2015, 11:14 PM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      What brands and what tooling... Go to last post

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      01-31-2015, 09:10 PM

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

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      1. The real Leigh

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      01-31-2015, 09:46 PM

    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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      Shelf life of shellac flakes? Go to last post

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      01-31-2015, 07:57 PM

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

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  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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      TM-1P Programming Help Go to last post

      01-31-2015, 09:21 PM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      Leblond Makino FNC-74 Go to last post

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      10-25-2014, 08:27 PM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      Exclamation MAZATROL pink letters? Go to last post

      01-30-2015, 10:15 PM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      Adding M-Codes to OSP-5020L Go to last post

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      02-01-2015, 03:55 AM

    5. Discuss Baileigh Industrial machines - New Forum !

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    6. Discuss Toyoda CNC Machines and Controls

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    7. Discuss CNC machines from DMG and Mori Seiki

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      Spindle noise Go to last post

      01-31-2015, 01:18 AM

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

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      02-01-2015, 12:57 AM

    9. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      Spindle bearing ID help TOS... Go to last post

      02-01-2015, 12:25 AM

    10. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      01-31-2015, 10:43 PM

    11. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      Bridgeport Help Go to last post

      02-01-2015, 02:20 AM

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

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    13. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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

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      W & S #3 serial no.... Go to last post

      01-27-2015, 09:35 AM

  3. Open Discussion Threads / Posts  Last Post

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

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      1. Greg Menke

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      OT- How not to pinch tube? Go to last post

      02-01-2015, 03:23 AM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      1. GGaskill

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      Frame milling question Go to last post

      01-31-2015, 10:30 PM

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

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      Interest level in being... Go to last post

      01-31-2015, 11:20 PM

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

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      01-26-2015, 05:57 PM

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    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      Highly Skilled Machinist... Go to last post

      01-28-2015, 12:05 AM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      01-18-2015, 06:26 PM

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

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      01-30-2015, 10:24 PM

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

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      Monarch EE lathe for sale Go to last post

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      01-31-2015, 04:27 PM

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

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      01-31-2015, 11:33 PM

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

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    1. Links to specific machine literature

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      Bridgeport Textron DRO Manual Go to last post

      01-18-2015, 10:03 AM

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

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      01-31-2015, 08:00 PM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      Zimmermann FZ100 Portal... Go to last post

      01-29-2015, 03:15 PM

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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      01-12-2015, 11:43 AM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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