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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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      03-26-2015, 12:44 PM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      03-20-2015, 11:16 AM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      03-15-2015, 10:53 PM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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      03-26-2015, 12:53 PM

    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      03-26-2015, 01:04 PM

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

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      03-26-2015, 01:06 PM

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

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      03-26-2015, 10:23 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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      Eltee EP 30 VMC wiring... Go to last post

      03-26-2015, 06:07 AM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      03-26-2015, 08:28 AM

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

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      Which CMM for students? Go to last post

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      03-26-2015, 10:34 AM

    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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      03-26-2015, 12:50 PM

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

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      03-23-2015, 10:34 AM

  2. Specific Machine Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. Haas CNC machine and control discussions

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    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      03-16-2015, 08:57 PM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      03-26-2015, 12:33 PM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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    5. Discuss Baileigh Industrial machines - New Forum !

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    6. Discuss Toyoda CNC Machines and Controls

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    7. Discuss CNC machines from DMG and Mori Seiki

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      Angry Philips 432/10 controllers... Go to last post

      03-26-2015, 09:39 AM

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

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      03-26-2015, 12:20 PM

    9. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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    10. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      03-26-2015, 10:58 AM

    11. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      03-26-2015, 06:21 AM

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

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      03-26-2015, 10:36 AM

    13. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      03-26-2015, 12:43 PM

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

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  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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      Refurbishing a Logan 200... Go to last post

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      03-26-2015, 06:34 AM

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

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      03-26-2015, 01:06 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      OT- Mystery cartridge ID Go to last post

      03-26-2015, 11:41 AM

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

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      03-26-2015, 12:37 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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      03-25-2015, 07:37 PM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      03-26-2015, 12:39 PM

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

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      03-26-2015, 01:10 PM

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

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      03-26-2015, 12:43 PM

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

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  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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      03-24-2015, 09:40 AM

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

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      03-25-2015, 02:37 PM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      03-25-2015, 09:01 PM

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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      02-28-2015, 11:42 AM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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