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    This!!!! I or my guys, have to screen out all...

    This!!!!
    I or my guys, have to screen out all the spam calls.
    We get about the same amount.
    I WISH the government would do something about the (huge PITA) asshole spam & robo calls, and forget...
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    You want to measure/ qualify your boring setup to...

    You want to measure/ qualify your boring setup to 0.0000393" :confused::willy_nilly:
    I would guess that even attempting to get within 0.01mm prior to using it in the machine, will be tough.
    Best of...
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    Try this... G97 S800 M03 (START SPINDLE...

    Try this...

    G97 S800 M03 (START SPINDLE CLOCKWISE IN RPM)
    G54 G00 F.02 (M08, SET G54 AND RAPID TO STARTING POINT)
    G00 Z-.99
    G96 X0.8 (Safe Start Point) S600
    M08 (COOLANT ON)


    G71 P10 Q70...
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    I use Internal Tool's oring cutters, but same...

    I use Internal Tool's oring cutters, but same thing applies: Run an endmill to remove the center, down to within 0.005 in depth, and leave a few 0.001's on each side for the dovetail to remove.
    ...
  5. Thread: OSHA results

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    +1 I am SO glad I do not have to deal with them!

    +1
    I am SO glad I do not have to deal with them!
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    :eek::eek::eek::rolleyes5::nutter: Might want to...

    :eek::eek::eek::rolleyes5::nutter:
    Might want to wait on that PO.
  7. 6/32 is about the absolute WORST to cut tap. In...

    6/32 is about the absolute WORST to cut tap. In any material.
    The taps (no matter what mfgr) are weak, and will snap....

    I STRONGLY recommend a thread forming tap, rather than a cutting tap....
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    Just use "block element" via right click, if you...

    Just use "block element" via right click, if you don't want to see it anymore.
    I blocked ALL social media buttons, advertisements, etc, on the PM forum pages I visit.
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    If the helix arcs checkbox doesn't work for you,...

    If the helix arcs checkbox doesn't work for you, there was also a setting for the amount of straight line segments per arc, or something like that.
    It was either the 1st page of the post configure,...
  10. Help with fixturing (??) to modify a small, hard to hold, part

    Hi all!
    I have 55 pcs of this part to modify.
    261118
    261119


    We could use lathes, or milling machines.

    We need to remove about 0.025" from the length, in 2 places.
    The end of the Ø.244"...
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    I love OneCnc on the milling side, though the...

    I love OneCnc on the milling side, though the lathe package left a lot to be desired. With my time / energy / experience with the lathe package, I would not by XR Lathe again.....

    Hand coding a...
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    I may be interested in some; though, certainly...

    I may be interested in some; though, certainly not 110 of them. :D

    I will be looking for the list.
  13. Energy sector, job shop. The last quarter of...

    Energy sector, job shop.

    The last quarter of '18, and the 1st quarter of '19 were great!
    April 1st, the workflow DIED!
    It has been crickets since.
    We have a few PO's in, and some ~should~ be...
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    What the FUK would you do with that little, puny,...

    What the FUK would you do with that little, puny, high C of G, POS, cart????????

    I mean if you were running 3/16" brass, on a bench top cnc lathe, maybe.... but then no WAY!
    Go hawk your crap...
  15. Thread: ceiling fan

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    Nope! you can do the same with you lathes and...

    Nope! you can do the same with you lathes and mills too!
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    OneCnc has a checkbox (option) to eliminate...

    OneCnc has a checkbox (option) to eliminate redundant tool changes, code, etc.
    It is in the Post/setup, or the main/preferences. I can't remember which.
  17. Per my suppliers here: Mic 6 is "whatever"...

    Per my suppliers here: Mic 6 is "whatever" scraps, bits, remnants they have left over, are melted down, cast, and ground flat.
    There is no uniformity from batch to batch. That is why Mic 6 anodizes...
  18. Per Trident Metals, NO. It is not. (Ask me how...

    Per Trident Metals, NO. It is not. (Ask me how much $$$ THAT lesson cost me.:bawling:)

    Mic 6 cast plate, is just that. Mic6.
    Tooling plate AKA Jig Plate, (at least around here) is 6061-t6, but...
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    Rick, What about a precise hole directly...

    Rick,

    What about a precise hole directly underneath one of the teeth?
    You could use a gage pin to locate the radius of a single gear tooth (assuming you can buy/make a pin close to size) once you...
  20. Thread: Safety First

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    Employees had to show me, since I have been...

    Employees had to show me, since I have been Facebook dark for more than 5 years.
  21. Go away troll!

    Go away troll!
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    We machine a bunch of A514. The weldments get...

    We machine a bunch of A514.
    The weldments get profiling, facing, Ø=depth slotting, drilling/ c-boring, etc.

    I ran a test (years ago) comparing 1/2" endmills for the slotting, and profiling....
  23. As I am sure it has been stated above (didn't...

    As I am sure it has been stated above (didn't read through):
    Tag all your tools off a 123 or a 2" height gage. Every time.

    The number that goes in the G54 is the difference in height of your part...
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    This dribble regards to the OP's question how???...

    This dribble regards to the OP's question how???
    I cannot tell if this is tongue and cheek or just USA bashing; however, I can unequivocally state that your comments are inflammatory and not needed.
  25. YouTube (https://youtu.be/3v5HL5nmrJE) First...

    YouTube

    First start with bisecting a circle.
    Then draw your diameter on a piece of paper.
    Bisect it, giving you the cardinals.
    Put tube on top of paper, center it up, and transfer your marks....
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