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  1. It's interesting to think of what we take for...

    It's interesting to think of what we take for granted in the US...like electricity.

    If you pm me your address in Michigan I can send some consumables.
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    Are you having problems with the 17? What...

    Are you having problems with the 17?

    What exactly were the issues? I just bought two Haas DT2's. I was on the fence between them and a robodrill. I opted for two spindles vs. one. Buying a...
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    Everyone does what works for them. My customers...

    Everyone does what works for them. My customers are Net 30/45 which often means 60 days. I really don't care as long as my pipe-line is full and I'm shipping every week. If a vendor insisted on...
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    Interesting the the environmental laws are more...

    Interesting the the environmental laws are more strict in China
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    That is some bullshit right there. If you're a...

    That is some bullshit right there. If you're a players-coach you should have everyone call in sick next week and bring the shop to a halt. Your guys will respect you and it will pay dividends in the...
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    McMaster comes through again.

    After my daughter graduated college she worked with me at the shop for a while. It wasn't her calling and she moved on to a great job at a great company. It was a months-long hiring process with...
  7. this should work on a haas shouldn't it? PM sent

    this should work on a haas shouldn't it? PM sent
  8. Yes, get rid of the swivel base. The vise is...

    Yes, get rid of the swivel base. The vise is even notched to rest parallel to the table. I'd be curious of the results.
  9. That iscar system looks nice. I have a Kia and...

    That iscar system looks nice.

    I have a Kia and put 3J and 16c collet chucks.
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    I've done all of that.

    I've done all of that.
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    This thing would work, right? McMaster-Carr...

    This thing would work, right?

    McMaster-Carr

    My pump says 2.6A and this only draws 1.8A.

    I know just enough about electrical to get me into trouble.

    Thanks for the help
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    OK, the black wire coming from the motor isn't a...

    OK, the black wire coming from the motor isn't a ground...it's the third leg. I have 208v coming from the control. I'm going to start looking around. I'm Scandinavian so maybe a Grundfos is in...
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    263975 pump portion

    263975
    pump portion
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    263974 Here is a picture of the motor

    263974

    Here is a picture of the motor
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    As in the direction? Yes.

    As in the direction? Yes.
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    coolant pump problem - 3 phase?

    I have a KIAturn 15LMS and the coolant pump went out.

    I think it's just the motor not spinning fast enough as I can get it to pump maybe a gallon a minute with low pressure. The motor is 1/2 hp,...
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    Why is it relevant?

    Why is it relevant?
  18. mine is a 2011

    mine is a 2011
  19. What year is your machine? I had something...

    What year is your machine?

    I had something similar happen on my DT1. It was one of the first years the machine was available and after a software update it got much better.
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    I sent you an email....looking for an automated...

    I sent you an email....looking for an automated blasting solution with a small footprint for small parts.
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    Bartering with machinist friends is probably not...

    Bartering with machinist friends is probably not a good idea. You have a machine and a business so you are competition now. Say for instance, Joe down the road from Acme machine is a good buddy and...
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    Has anyone actually charged a slow paying...

    Has anyone actually charged a slow paying customer an interest penalty and actually collected on it?
  23. Thread: Doosan

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    Beautiful Shop!

    Beautiful Shop!
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    Upgraded for 3 years and got a 15%...

    Upgraded for 3 years and got a 15% discount....comes out to about $100/month.
  25. As a libertarian I've been one that wants almost...

    As a libertarian I've been one that wants almost no restrictions on guns but it appears as a society we can't handle that responsibility. The asshole in Ohio killed 9 people in less than a minute. ...
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