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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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      04-19-2014, 09:36 AM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      What CAD software to create... Go to last post

      04-19-2014, 10:16 AM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      Automation Career Advice Go to last post

      04-19-2014, 01:32 PM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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      04-19-2014, 01:23 PM

    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      04-19-2014, 11:17 AM

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

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      04-19-2014, 01:34 PM

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

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      Magnetic Chuck rebuild Go to last post

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      04-19-2014, 02:37 AM

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

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

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      04-18-2014, 07:11 PM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      04-16-2014, 05:59 PM

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

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      Interchangeable anvil... Go to last post

      04-19-2014, 01:23 PM

    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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      Mill: Tool release too... Go to last post

      04-19-2014, 06:34 AM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      04-14-2014, 05:11 AM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      Getting job number/name to... Go to last post

      04-19-2014, 08:35 AM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      Okuma lb3000 crash Go to last post

      04-18-2014, 12:09 PM

    5. Discuss Toyoda CNC Machines and Controls

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      Fanuc Oi MD control G codes Go to last post

      10-13-2013, 06:15 PM

    6. Discuss CNC machines from DMG and Mori Seiki

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      maho mc600 and mc5hs Go to last post

      04-18-2014, 10:06 PM

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

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      04-19-2014, 02:20 AM

    8. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      Found my Graziano Go to last post

      04-18-2014, 11:21 PM

    9. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      Need help troubleshooting... Go to last post

      04-18-2014, 10:52 PM

    10. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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

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    12. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      My South Bend vertical mill,... Go to last post

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      04-19-2014, 12:18 PM

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

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

      04-19-2014, 12:09 PM

  3. Open Discussion Threads / Posts  Last Post

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

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      1. Greg Menke

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      I've got a serious cleaning... Go to last post

      04-19-2014, 01:06 PM

    2. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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

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      Ever met an electrician that... Go to last post

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      04-19-2014, 01:29 PM

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

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      Note from president of Wells... Go to last post

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      04-03-2014, 01:33 PM

  4. Commerce Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      CNC Machinist - Philly Area Go to last post

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      04-18-2014, 12:07 PM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      Looking in the Lansing, MI... Go to last post

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      04-19-2014, 08:19 AM

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

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      04-18-2014, 01:37 PM

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

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      FREE - Machine tools, pallet... Go to last post

      04-19-2014, 08:53 AM

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

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      BS 9 taper tooling wanted Go to last post

      04-19-2014, 09:09 AM

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

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      04-19-2014, 12:39 PM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      04-16-2014, 02:45 PM

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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      04-08-2014, 10:00 AM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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