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

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      02-27-2015, 04:22 PM

    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      02-24-2015, 11:42 AM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      02-27-2015, 01:07 AM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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      02-27-2015, 04:41 PM

    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      02-27-2015, 02:08 PM

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

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      02-27-2015, 04:39 PM

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

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      02-27-2015, 02:43 PM

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

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      02-27-2015, 02:19 PM

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

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      02-27-2015, 04:28 PM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      02-27-2015, 03:52 PM

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

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    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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

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      02-20-2015, 07:28 AM

  2. Specific Machine Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. Haas CNC machine and control discussions

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      02-27-2015, 02:19 PM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      02-19-2015, 06:28 PM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      02-27-2015, 04:25 PM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      G98 G99 retract plane Go to last post

      02-24-2015, 03:32 PM

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

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      02-27-2015, 03:30 PM

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

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      02-27-2015, 04:36 PM

    9. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      02-27-2015, 03:56 AM

    10. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      02-27-2015, 04:10 PM

    11. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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

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      02-26-2015, 10:54 AM

    13. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      Max Spindle RPM for SB 16"... Go to last post

      02-27-2015, 04:30 PM

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

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      02-20-2015, 08:42 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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      02-27-2015, 03:25 PM

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

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      02-27-2015, 04:21 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      02-27-2015, 04:04 PM

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

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      02-27-2015, 03:40 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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      02-24-2015, 05:24 PM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      02-20-2015, 12:10 PM

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

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      02-27-2015, 02:45 PM

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

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      02-27-2015, 01:49 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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      02-23-2015, 02:40 PM

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

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      02-26-2015, 08:34 AM

    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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      02-02-2015, 12:42 PM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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