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  1. I should have thought of that, I use a heat gun...

    I should have thought of that, I use a heat gun to peel labels every day
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    iphone 14 digits to the right of the decimal...

    iphone

    14 digits to the right of the decimal before it switches to exponents

    shows 1000 trillion too
  3. Lexan is not fond of some solvents. Can cause it...

    Lexan is not fond of some solvents. Can cause it to craze.

    I would soak it in hot water as a start
  4. Why do you want to go slower? On the analog...

    Why do you want to go slower?

    On the analog machines I am familiar with the max is what defines the 0-10 volt range. So when you change it you have to readjust your servo amps
  5. What is the power going to the machine?

    What is the power going to the machine?
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    Yes, I think 145 is too old. First it is...

    Yes, I think 145 is too old.

    First it is pretty easy to break programs into smaller segments in CAM

    Second, look at your post. Fusion for instance has a lot of stuff that outputs in actual...
  7. So fun to read this stuff. For all the world...

    So fun to read this stuff. For all the world could be science fiction for all I know
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    Cheapest part I make is twice the material cost....

    Cheapest part I make is twice the material cost. I don't pay to make parts if I make a mistake

    So if I was a plater, I would need to know what the cost of every part that I was plating?

    100 lot...
  9. They do not show that working on G66 Although...

    They do not show that working on G66

    Although I don't think I tried.
  10. Guys like Tony grind out seconds, fractions, of...

    Guys like Tony grind out seconds, fractions, of run time, so at that volume level they know.

    However, as I learn this stuff, so much of it is obsoleted by the simple 'cut and paste' and cheap...
  11. G66 appears to work, don't have a fully designed...

    G66 appears to work, don't have a fully designed cycle yet, but it goes through the motions and acts as it should, so it should work once I get the numbers tweeked

    IMO, canned cycles for pockets...
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    Thinking a stiff nylon brush might remove chips...

    Thinking a stiff nylon brush might remove chips without marking finish
    Big fan of tumbling, but it is a different looking finish and might not be what the customer wants

    You can't program a small...
  13. Looks like G66 will do what I need G66...

    Looks like G66 will do what I need

    G66

    I think

    Wish it allowed local subroutine call, but it appears brother only allows the 'P' call
  14. Nope got a drawer with a few that are 20+...

    Nope

    got a drawer with a few that are 20+ years old

    holes routinely pass partially through details on the far side.
  15. I don't want to be that guy, but it aint the...

    I don't want to be that guy, but it aint the plastic, its the machine

    Delrin is the most amazing plastic to machine.

    Comes out perfect every time

    It is sometimes in many areas hard to...
  16. What I am trying to do is have one set of...

    What I am trying to do is have one set of numbers. This has ramifications beyond the program that we are running today. It allows me to take that program as a template and in a matter of seconds...
  17. Aw hell gimme a 12 pack an angle grinder and a...

    Aw hell gimme a 12 pack an angle grinder and a hammer and I can bang those babies out.
  18. I have the C00 programming manual in front of me....

    I have the C00 programming manual in front of me.

    Without a z value you must put a z value in the subprogram which is incompatible with the other parts of the program using that same subprogram. ...
  19. Yup, cause pounding a bunch of code you cannot...

    Yup, cause pounding a bunch of code you cannot read is the best way to program a new machine, if you didn't pay for it.....


    First I need to learn how to program the machine

    Then I can let the...
  20. From a google search of this site, It is...

    From a google search of this site,

    It is literally Greek to me, but is this something like what I will need to do?



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  21. YOu misunderstand the problem OF course I can...

    YOu misunderstand the problem

    OF course I can do that

    I have 10000 holes to do.

    This week

    So, I can, define a drill cycle [G-watever]
    Call a subprogram that consists of:
  22. I am simply stunned at the Neanderthal nature of...

    I am simply stunned at the Neanderthal nature of the operator interface.

    I really truly now understand how people program the simplest of parts in CAD/CAM.

    My manuals are increasingly becoming...
  23. Brother circular pocket cycle? Alternatives?

    So, the Brother does not accept a Z argument for G12/13 [as some controls apparently do] and I am really stumped at how to pull off what I need to to, all day every day

    Here is how I have been...
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    Payroll is the only thing you need to keep up to...

    Payroll is the only thing you need to keep up to date, and I outsourced payroll 20 years ago
  25. metric screws are 90 degrees small chamfers

    metric screws are 90 degrees
    small chamfers
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