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    Only for soft materials like aluminum,but check...

    Only for soft materials like aluminum,but check with Emuge about availability, only 2XD is available in M3-M10 and #8-5/16, but specials will be made ????. We're actually talking to Fanuc about the...
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    Psycho, Thank you for keeping me employed!!!

    Psycho,

    Thank you for keeping me employed!!!
  3. I stumbled into the stupid blog....some of this...

    I stumbled into the stupid blog....some of this stuff is outright funny, despite the ignorance it shows of some individuals.
  4. Civilians don't have guns in China, nor do most...

    Civilians don't have guns in China, nor do most other country's when compared to the US. And where are you getting your fake news, it was 2 people killed outside Tokyo 16 injured.
    If you make up...
  5. Buy a Toyoda HMC

    Buy a Toyoda HMC
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    A lot of good info here, but the machine is #1...

    A lot of good info here, but the machine is #1 issue and lacking the rigidity to allow the EM to perform. Lowering RPM is always the first course of action to lessen the affect of harmonics within...
  7. I worked at LMT Fette once upon a time, and they...

    I worked at LMT Fette once upon a time, and they handled a lot of people that thread rolled them, a requirement for strength. The bigger difference is the speed it rolls the threads on, in usually a...
  8. Sounds pretty simple to me, your shop doesn't...

    Sounds pretty simple to me, your shop doesn't have any cad/cam, so g-code it is!!!! Then when you're dazzling them with all teh things you can do, and they decide to spend the money on some cad/cam...
  9. I agree with many replies on this topic, and...

    I agree with many replies on this topic, and writing it in incrementallywill help significantly if you have more than just a few holes as spruewell suggests or using a macro .....he must be a...
  10. Thread: Boring a hole

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    a 3-axis mill would work fine, unless you have an...

    a 3-axis mill would work fine, unless you have an extremely large amount of parts to do? Adding a 4th axis, whether a trunnion or possibly going with a horizontal machining center starts getting...
  11. Maritool has some of the best prices on all their...

    Maritool has some of the best prices on all their tooling and their holders are very accurate, being ground on Toyoda grinders. The also make some nice standard cutting tools that use Sumitomo and...
  12. Gun parts. What kind of gun parts? AR receiver,...

    Gun parts. What kind of gun parts? AR receiver, revolver or pistol frame, its definitely not a barrel for any of the previous.
    Will the cost of material and machining this part justify the means?...
  13. Do like Digger Doug does, or mount it to an arbor...

    Do like Digger Doug does, or mount it to an arbor afterwards like gbyoung.
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    I can ream that hole faster, and better even with...

    I can ream that hole faster, and better even with your chutney on it....by the way, what kind of chutney?
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    I dont ream anything above 3/4 or it has a micron...

    I dont ream anything above 3/4 or it has a micron tolerance regarding the size and or location.
    Then its jig grinder time.

    Its only a a crap shoot if you dont know how to use a reamer. I have...
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    maybe I woke up on the wrong side of the bed?...

    maybe I woke up on the wrong side of the bed?
    How in the world is a gun barrel pull turned to hollow it out? That doesn't make any sense?!!


    I was under the impression that a single flute "gun...
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    I use 4% as my base ratio for reaming stock to...

    I use 4% as my base ratio for reaming stock to leave. So for a 6mm/.2362" inch diameter I leave .24mm/.0094" stock. You can use a under-size reground straight or ball end mill that is approximately...
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    That class is a start, and not expensive for 180...

    That class is a start, and not expensive for 180 hours. You will will learn even more on the job and also likely going back to school for more classes, and hopefully your employer will send you to...
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    Hi CNC Farming, Without know whats getting cut...

    Hi CNC Farming,
    Without know whats getting cut most of the time its hard to say? If it was a horizontal machine, those vises are sweet!!!
    You have the hard jaw down at the bottom where the part can...
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    I'm assuming your molds are aluminum? Blow mold,...

    I'm assuming your molds are aluminum? Blow mold, prototype or plastic injection? I've seen aluminum used and then a hard coating put over the cavities to give it some wear resistance depending on the...
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    I'll race you there.....in a plane!!!!...

    I'll race you there.....in a plane!!!!
    Statistics show that planes move more people, safer than any other means?!!

    Heli-Coils aren't any stronger than then the amount of material they are engaged...
  22. How is it running, like new I hope.

    How is it running, like new I hope.
  23. I have someone else do all the work

    I have someone else do all the work
  24. There has to be someone. Hard to believe someone...

    There has to be someone. Hard to believe someone who has thought of everything and worked hard to get all these things in life, that a plan wasn't laid out?
    There is no one in the shop that would...
  25. As previously mentioned, sell the business and...

    As previously mentioned, sell the business and house if nearby and travel. You have no relatives that could use a few extra bucks?

    IF you're still having trouble deciding, please let me know.
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