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    Tool Test: Screw-shank Indexable heads

    Well, well..... Been awhile since I last sifted through the PM pages but I've been non-stop for months now.... I could use a serious vacation but I think I've got another few months to go yet before I can wrap up the newest projects.... ANYHOW.... I ran into an application where I...
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    OT: Japan earthuquake relief through Mazak USA

    This was sent to me by another forum member here (had some technical difficulties posting). I'm just passing this along to all here. This is something Mazak in Kentucky is doing plus a link to the Japanese Red Cross....
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    My latest Capto "Grenade" experiment...

    Hold on here... having technical difficulties with attachments... :crazy:
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    FMS what NOT to do......

    This kind of goes along the lines of when people leave their house.... they get about 50 miles down the road and think... "Did I turn off the stove burners?"... :rolleyes5: Sh!t happens... all in a days work... This is about a 2 ton plus "Oops"... :D ... then the guy disappeared! :cheers:
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    OT: HSM... eMachine & Sandvik Vs. Aluminum

    Programmed and set up a 10" Sandvik saw that's hanging on the end of a small "stick". After some trial and error, I was quite happy with the results. Even Sandvik was blown away because they basically said "it won't work". Happy to say... it works very well. Not throwing out specifics yet...
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    Testing the "Exploding Drill" Theory

    WARNING: READ BELOW ABOUT GUNDRILL USAGE AS A ROTARY TOOL This is more of a warning and reminder for those considering to use gundrills (or any type of long LOC drills) on milling centers. I had a seasoned Set-up Machinist proving out a program on a Mazak 8800. The program uses a Ø.500 x...
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    More new porn: Name that girl...well girls...

    New ones just in a couple weeks ago and coming together nicely. Sure are a boat load of trucks for these. A minor hiccup with the foundation holes but got past that and away we go. Can't wait for these to get up... So, who are they?..... and sorry Joe, you're bound by laws of "insider...
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    Machine Porn: These gal's got some hips...

    Well, haven't really posted in awhile. Busier than hell with a ton of crap going on and then on top of it..... a new girl rolls in the door. Well, triplets to be exact...... #1 is near turnkey, #2 is beginning to grow... #3 is not far behind. The first of it's kind was installed in...
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    HAAS: Pleads Guilty...

    It's in now... A little time and a whole lot of money.... Haas pleads guilty Wonder what the Feds are going to do about the other 10 charges?...
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    Mazak suspends new "Service Charge Policy"

    Well, guys.... after much debate with many OEM suppliers and Mazak themselves, they have suspended the part/service policy discussed here. Here the letter received from Mazak on this: The voices were heard... for now.. :cool: We'll see how this goes and will be keeping an eye on...
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