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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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      09-18-2014, 04:22 PM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      Would like to learn PLCs and... Go to last post

      09-15-2014, 08:50 PM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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      09-18-2014, 05:40 PM

    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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

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      09-18-2014, 05:45 PM

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

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      Special vice jaws Go to last post

      09-17-2014, 10:18 AM

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

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      09-18-2014, 03:20 PM

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

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      09-18-2014, 01:35 PM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      09-18-2014, 02:35 PM

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

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      09-18-2014, 05:16 PM

    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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      09-18-2014, 05:32 PM

  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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      09-18-2014, 10:26 AM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      07-16-2014, 04:19 PM

    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

      09-17-2014, 09:24 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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      MV-JR axis's will not... Go to last post

      09-15-2014, 09:18 PM

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

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      09-18-2014, 04:07 PM

    8. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      09-18-2014, 07:31 AM

    9. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      09-18-2014, 05:40 PM

    10. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      09-18-2014, 04:32 PM

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

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      09-18-2014, 05:42 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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      09-09-2014, 06:38 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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      09-18-2014, 04:58 PM

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

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      09-18-2014, 05:41 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      rear sight adjustment tool Go to last post

      09-18-2014, 03:27 PM

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

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    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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      Lead cnc machinist needed... Go to last post

      09-18-2014, 07:32 AM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      Machinists for shops in... Go to last post

      09-17-2014, 10:41 AM

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

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      09-18-2014, 01:27 PM

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

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    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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      09-17-2014, 08:46 AM

    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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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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