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

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      11-22-2014, 11:45 PM

    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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      11-22-2014, 10:41 AM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      Industrial Robot targeted... Go to last post

      11-20-2014, 01:09 PM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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      OT: Whatever happened to... Go to last post

      11-22-2014, 10:55 PM

    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      11-22-2014, 10:08 PM

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

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      PM Forum Features...OT Maybe? Go to last post

      11-22-2014, 11:14 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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      11-18-2014, 04:00 PM

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

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      TIG Gas Solenoid and Torch... Go to last post

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      11-22-2014, 05:25 PM

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

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      1. TheMetalDoctor

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      sinker electrode... Go to last post

      11-22-2014, 10:19 PM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      Help troubleshooting Landis... Go to last post

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      11-22-2014, 10:57 PM

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

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      1. The real Leigh

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    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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      1. stephen thomas

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      Good Resaw blade for a Jet... Go to last post

      11-20-2014, 07:44 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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      Function to track tool usage... Go to last post

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      11-21-2014, 10:16 AM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      10-25-2014, 08:27 PM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      260 Slideway lubrication alarm Go to last post

      11-22-2014, 06:38 PM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      1. Milacron

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      11-19-2014, 11:20 AM

    5. Discuss Toyoda CNC Machines and Controls

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      1. Milacron

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    6. Discuss CNC machines from DMG and Mori Seiki

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      The "fix your Maho"... Go to last post

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      11-22-2014, 11:19 PM

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

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      Considering 1979 Abene VHF-3... Go to last post

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      11-22-2014, 01:25 PM

    8. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      Weiler LZ330 Go to last post

      11-22-2014, 11:01 PM

    9. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      Can these LeBlond's be... Go to last post

      11-22-2014, 11:26 PM

    10. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      1. matt_isserstedt

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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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      Southbend lathe value Go to last post

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      11-22-2014, 11:27 PM

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

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      1. Bill Gent

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      A pair of Warner & Swasey #3... Go to last post

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      11-15-2014, 07:07 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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    2. Discuss antique machinery and the history of machine types and their manufacturers

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      That is a lot of Antique... Go to last post

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      11-22-2014, 11:04 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      1. GGaskill

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      Which way to run dovetail... Go to last post

      11-22-2014, 11:35 PM

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

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      11-22-2014, 11:35 PM

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

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      Very large 1-person manual... Go to last post

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      11-13-2014, 10:20 AM

  4. Commerce Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      1. Milacron

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    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      Machine Design - Development... Go to last post

      11-19-2014, 06:31 AM

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

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      Small startup shop Go to last post

      11-22-2014, 04:09 PM

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

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      11-22-2014, 05:52 PM

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

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      11-22-2014, 11:27 PM

  5. Machinery Manual, Brochure and Photo Archives Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Machinery Manual, Brochure and Photo Archives Description

    1. Links to specific machine literature

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      1. Milacron

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      Bechler High Precision... Go to last post

      11-21-2014, 02:02 AM

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

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      11-22-2014, 01:29 PM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      11-22-2014, 10:37 PM

  6. Forum features Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      10-25-2014, 09:43 PM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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      10-18-2014, 03:17 AM

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