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

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      07-28-2014, 12:23 PM

    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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      Question CAMWorks experience Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 11:07 AM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      07-28-2014, 07:50 AM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      Learning Electrical &... Go to last post

      07-26-2014, 10:41 AM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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      Could the EU become another... Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 11:38 AM

    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      07-27-2014, 10:24 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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      07-28-2014, 08:44 AM

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

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      First time on a Tig torch..... Go to last post

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      07-28-2014, 05:51 AM

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

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      1. TheMetalDoctor

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      How do you adjust wire... Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 12:25 PM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      1. Milacron

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      Taft Peirce Model 200 Go to last post

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      07-28-2014, 09:46 AM

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

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      1. The real Leigh

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      Mirror for autocollimator... Go to last post

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      07-28-2014, 07:24 AM

    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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      1. stephen thomas

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      Wood Plane and Tools Auction... Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 07:54 AM

  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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      Hass VF7 Spindle lock for... Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 08:23 AM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      LeBlond Makino RMC 55 Go to last post

      07-16-2014, 04:19 PM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      Sqt18ms problems Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 08:11 AM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      1. Milacron

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      Problem with 438v mill Go to last post

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      07-24-2014, 01:03 PM

    5. Discuss Toyoda CNC Machines and Controls

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    6. Discuss CNC machines from DMG and Mori Seiki

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      Parameter to switch machine... Go to last post

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      07-28-2014, 04:03 AM

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

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      Abene mill ID? Go to last post

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      07-28-2014, 10:30 AM

    8. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      My Cazeneuve hbx 360 Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 11:08 AM

    9. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      Lodge & Shipley 16"... Go to last post

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      07-28-2014, 07:50 AM

    10. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      1. matt_isserstedt

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      Servo type 90 power feed Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 09:56 AM

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

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      Boeing EE Go to last post

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      07-28-2014, 08:57 AM

    12. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      Spindle removal report and a... Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 07:29 AM

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

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      1. Bill Gent

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      W&S #3 M2200 Info Go to last post

      07-21-2014, 07:50 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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      Cracked lathe bearing Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 07:11 AM

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

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      1. Greg Menke

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      Dirty old Gerstner box:... Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 12:25 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      1. GGaskill

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      Making 1874 Sharps 45-70... Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 10:47 AM

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

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      The VFD in my CNC mill is dead Go to last post

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      07-28-2014, 11:57 AM

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

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      1. Milacron

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      Pictures of a large Russian... Go to last post

      07-23-2014, 04:34 PM

  4. Commerce Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      Machinist Wanted Madison, WI Go to last post

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      07-24-2014, 03:57 PM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      Experienced cnc precision... Go to last post

      07-25-2014, 08:26 PM

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

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      07-28-2014, 07:29 AM

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

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      1. Mebfab

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      FS Emco Maximat Super 11,... Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 11:28 AM

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

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      Exclamation WTB: Monarch 10EE parts Go to last post

      07-28-2014, 11:26 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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      07-28-2014, 11:36 AM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      07-25-2014, 10:50 AM

  6. Forum features Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      05-29-2014, 11:15 PM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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      07-04-2014, 07:16 AM

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