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

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      07-23-2014, 03:56 PM

    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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      07-23-2014, 08:11 AM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      07-19-2014, 07:09 PM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      07-22-2014, 01:17 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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      07-23-2014, 04:01 PM

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

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

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      Australian made machine tools Go to last post

      07-19-2014, 08:56 AM

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

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      Welding the end of a round... Go to last post

      07-23-2014, 03:42 PM

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

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      Bobwire V19-NC post Go to last post

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      07-23-2014, 11:20 AM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      Oil for a Norton High Swing... Go to last post

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      07-23-2014, 02:16 PM

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

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      1. The real Leigh

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      07-23-2014, 03:14 AM

    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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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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      07-22-2014, 09:02 PM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      LeBlond Makino RMC 55 Go to last post

      07-16-2014, 04:19 PM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      07-23-2014, 03:53 PM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      1. Milacron

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      OSP500 rapid overide Go to last post

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      07-15-2014, 08:17 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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      Could use a little advise! Go to last post

      07-17-2014, 09:51 AM

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

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      Tramming the universal table Go to last post

      07-23-2014, 03:36 PM

    8. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      Looking for info on a... Go to last post

      07-22-2014, 10:27 AM

    9. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      K&T 2CHL small parts Go to last post

      07-23-2014, 02:48 PM

    10. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      I listed a Hardinge TL for... Go to last post

      07-22-2014, 12:35 PM

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

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      07-23-2014, 12:44 PM

    12. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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

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      W&S #3 M2200 Info Go to last post

      07-21-2014, 07:50 PM

  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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      07-23-2014, 07:53 AM

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

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      07-23-2014, 03:39 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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

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      Need to fuse or breaker the... Go to last post

      07-23-2014, 11:05 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 Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      CNC - Machinist - BRYAN TX Go to last post

      07-18-2014, 08:28 AM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      07-23-2014, 09:11 AM

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

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

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      07-23-2014, 03:40 PM

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

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      07-23-2014, 03:30 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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      07-19-2014, 07:16 PM

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

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      07-22-2014, 11:43 AM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      07-22-2014, 03:08 PM

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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      05-29-2014, 11:15 PM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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      07-04-2014, 07:16 AM

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