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  1. Manufacturing Today   Last Post

    Manufacturing Today Description

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

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      OT: Buying a Rotary Screw... Go to last post

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      05-03-2015, 07:54 AM

    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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      SolidWorks: Best beginners... Go to last post

      05-02-2015, 07:08 PM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      1. Milacron

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    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      Nicht mit der fingerpokin... Go to last post

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      04-24-2015, 07:13 AM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      ISO 9000--What Does it Take? Go to last post

      05-03-2015, 08:50 AM

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

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

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      2200# bridgeport in LA local... Go to last post

      05-02-2015, 11:00 PM

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

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      1. Milacron

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      Fillet weld or slot and tab?? Go to last post

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      05-03-2015, 06:52 AM

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

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      1. TheMetalDoctor

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      Brand names for quality... Go to last post

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      05-03-2015, 08:38 AM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      How To Square a Part within... Go to last post

      05-03-2015, 08:47 AM

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

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      1. The real Leigh

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      How to determine if your... Go to last post

      05-03-2015, 08:17 AM

    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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      1. stephen thomas

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

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      10" Logan Lathe spindle... Go to last post

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      05-01-2015, 10:15 PM

  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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      Smile Anybody using a Laser Edge... Go to last post

      05-03-2015, 12:26 AM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      1. Milacron

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      Makino MMC problem Go to last post

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      03-16-2015, 08:57 PM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      1. Milacron

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      Barrier cancel Go to last post

      05-03-2015, 06:54 AM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      1. Milacron

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      How to use "FOPENA" or... Go to last post

      04-30-2015, 11:42 AM

    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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      New to Me Maho MH500W3 CNC 332 Go to last post

      05-02-2015, 08:57 PM

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

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      1. Milacron

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      Dialog 2 differences from... Go to last post

      05-02-2015, 11:41 AM

    9. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      1. Milacron

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      VDF Picturebook Go to last post

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      05-02-2015, 08:37 AM

    10. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      finally made a machine... Go to last post

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      05-03-2015, 12:39 AM

    11. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      1. matt_isserstedt

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      Just bought a hardinge... Go to last post

      05-03-2015, 05:23 AM

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

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      Monarch 10EE have elec... Go to last post

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      05-02-2015, 12:10 PM

    13. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      SB Gear Question Go to last post

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      bob

      05-03-2015, 07:27 AM

    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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      Machineways Sanding. Machine... Go to last post

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      05-03-2015, 07:53 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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      Photo: ...Vineland Repair... Go to last post

      05-03-2015, 08:42 AM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      1. GGaskill

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      All about barrel blocks Go to last post

      05-03-2015, 06:59 AM

    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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      240 volt 3 phase WYE into a... Go to last post

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      05-03-2015, 07:40 AM

    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

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    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      1. Milacron

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      Looking for Small MFG... Go to last post

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      05-01-2015, 02:19 PM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      Question What can master degree bring... Go to last post

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      04-30-2015, 09:21 AM

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

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      1. Ox

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      RFQ: Barrel Profiling,... Go to last post

      05-02-2015, 01:12 PM

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

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      1. Mebfab

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      power hammer wanted Go to last post

      05-03-2015, 07:21 AM

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

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      1. Mebfab

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      Wanted NMTB40 x JT5 Arbor Go to last post

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      05-03-2015, 07:28 AM

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

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    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      Leica Go to last post

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      04-29-2015, 03:07 PM

  6. Forum features   Last Post

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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      1. Milacron

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      How to post an image on... Go to last post

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      04-20-2015, 07:36 PM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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      03-05-2015, 11:55 PM

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