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  1. Manufacturing Today   Last Post

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

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      1. WILLEO6709

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      05-29-2015, 02:10 AM

    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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      Looking for advice or... Go to last post

      05-29-2015, 01:47 AM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      1. Milacron

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      where to buy nice 3d printers? Go to last post

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      05-13-2015, 12:28 AM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      Learning PLCS Siemens... Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 06:28 PM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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      1. metlmunchr

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      Vacation - voluntary or... Go to last post

      05-29-2015, 01:41 AM

    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      Cell phones on the shop floor Go to last post

      05-29-2015, 01:36 AM

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

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      Entreapeanur needs parts made Go to last post

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      05-29-2015, 01:55 AM

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

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      1. Milacron

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      Need to fix brakes on Clark... Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 09:14 AM

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

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      Repairing a bolt Go to last post

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      05-29-2015, 01:56 AM

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

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      1. TheMetalDoctor

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      Wire EDM Setup: Tips and... Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 11:31 AM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      1. Milacron

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      Locating edges etc when... Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 10:30 PM

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

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      1. The real Leigh

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      GD&T - Form Tolerance Call... Go to last post

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      05-28-2015, 04:55 PM

    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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      1. stephen thomas

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      My new resaw feeder gizmo Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 08:18 AM

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

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      1. Milacron

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      05-25-2015, 08:21 AM

  2. Specific Machine Forums   Last Post

    Specific Machine Forums Description

    1. Haas CNC machine and control discussions

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      1. Milacron

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      New machine day! (coolant... Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 06:55 PM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      1. Milacron

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      Makino Data Server Help! Go to last post

      05-23-2015, 09:45 PM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      1. Milacron

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    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      1. Milacron

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      Okuma hand pendant Go to last post

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      05-28-2015, 05:23 PM

    5. Discuss Baileigh Industrial machines - New Forum !

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      1. Baileigh inc

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    6. Discuss Toyoda CNC Machines and Controls

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      1. Milacron

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    7. Discuss CNC machines from DMG and Mori Seiki

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      1. Milacron

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      Maho 600E2 E-Stop Relay and... Go to last post

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      05-29-2015, 01:03 AM

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

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      05-28-2015, 08:35 PM

    9. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      1. Milacron

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      My Cazeneuve hbx 360 Go to last post

      05-27-2015, 10:34 AM

    10. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      The moving of an American... Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 09:41 PM

    11. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      1. matt_isserstedt

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      adapter plate drawing for 56c... Go to last post

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      05-28-2015, 09:14 PM

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

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      05-28-2015, 04:02 PM

    13. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      High School 9A Spit and Polish Go to last post

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      05-28-2015, 10:46 PM

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

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      1. Bill Gent

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

      04-14-2015, 07:39 PM

  3. Open Discussion   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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      Any one in the mood for... Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 11:10 PM

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

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      1. Greg Menke

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      Photo: ...Harley Davidson... Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 11:45 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      1. GGaskill

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      MMC Checkering Tool - BROKE! Go to last post

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      05-28-2015, 10:32 PM

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

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      1. JST

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

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      1. Milacron

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  4. Commerce   Last Post

    Commerce Description

    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      1. Milacron

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      Mould Maker Supervisor Go to last post

      05-22-2015, 02:32 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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      1. Ox

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      • Threads: 1,449
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      RFQ Steel Gear Duplicated w/... Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 09:18 AM

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

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      1. Mebfab

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      05-28-2015, 07:52 PM

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

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  5. Machinery Manual, Brochure and Photo Archives   Last Post

    Machinery Manual, Brochure and Photo Archives Description

    1. Links to specific machine literature

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      1. Milacron

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      Post Hamatu th 6 Centre Lathe Go to last post

      05-15-2015, 01:07 AM

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

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      B&A Precision Go to last post

      05-28-2015, 04:40 PM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      Dallara Automobili Go to last post

      05-23-2015, 11:34 PM

  6. Forum features   Last Post

    Forum features Description

    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      1. Milacron

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      Anvil knowledge Go to last post

      05-07-2015, 05:45 AM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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      Notification each time a... Go to last post

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      05-18-2015, 08:54 PM

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