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

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      10-01-2014, 03:56 PM

    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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      10-01-2014, 08:17 AM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      09-24-2014, 02:59 PM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      09-30-2014, 05:46 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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      10-01-2014, 02:13 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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      Need help to identify lathe... Go to last post

      10-01-2014, 03:45 PM

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

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      OT : Forging big parts back... Go to last post

      10-01-2014, 03:11 PM

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

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      Heavy Rust pitting, Quality... Go to last post

      10-01-2014, 12:22 PM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      10-01-2014, 11:15 AM

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

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      Why bother with MyCal Lite... Go to last post

      10-01-2014, 04:02 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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      10-01-2014, 03:51 PM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      09-29-2014, 10:03 AM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      Import Solid tool models Go to last post

      09-23-2014, 10:04 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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      Setting tool zero on a maho... Go to last post

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      09-30-2014, 06:43 PM

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

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      10-01-2014, 03:25 PM

    8. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      09-28-2014, 01:03 PM

    9. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      10-01-2014, 03:13 PM

    10. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      10-01-2014, 02:19 PM

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

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      New to me 16" Monarch Model... Go to last post

      10-01-2014, 08:50 AM

    12. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      10-01-2014, 04:18 PM

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

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      10-01-2014, 10:04 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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      10-01-2014, 03:31 PM

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

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      Big beautiful 15 Hp grinder... Go to last post

      10-01-2014, 04:18 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      G Code Firearms AR15 programs Go to last post

      10-01-2014, 02:30 PM

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

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      VFD Input choice 1P or 3P Go to last post

      10-01-2014, 12:11 PM

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

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  4. Commerce Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      CNC Machinists Go to last post

      09-26-2014, 03:37 PM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      10-01-2014, 12:39 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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      09-30-2014, 02:04 PM

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

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      10-01-2014, 03:23 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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      09-20-2014, 09:33 PM

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

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      10-01-2014, 07:32 AM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      09-29-2014, 10:24 PM

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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      08-06-2014, 12:26 AM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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