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    When we first started working with the Metrol...

    When we first started working with the Metrol products our documentation was not very good. Over the last 18 months or so we have better placement and wiring diagrams for both the tool setter and...
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    Thank you. Steve and his team will take great...

    Thank you.

    Steve and his team will take great care of you.

    Andy Dukes
    Vice President West
    Yamazen Inc
  3. Oww! That is tough stuff. You have to find the...

    Oww! That is tough stuff. You have to find the machine position not just the part position. Using a probe ring gauge will help but you are asking a whole bunch for a machine without scales and a...
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    The majority of the shops we sell to on the West...

    The majority of the shops we sell to on the West Coast are job shops. Some that have answered questions on this thread. Many of these shops have decades of experience and choose to make part with 30...
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    The place is broader than you think. They make...

    The place is broader than you think. They make the same amount if not more VMC's than Haas on the average month over the last 4-5 years. There are north of 170,000 Brothers making parts today. And...
  6. Unnecessary and would most likely make leveling a...

    Unnecessary and would most likely make leveling a pain.
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    We are using them in Ohio with incredible...

    We are using them in Ohio with incredible success. Greg is going to do some testing. Scott Rohde is a big fan.
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    Microsoft only updates software. And only when I...

    Microsoft only updates software. And only when I am late, trying to leave with my laptop to a meeting. In a hotel room. With shitty Wi-Fi.
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    You do not need firmware to stop cutting corners....

    You do not need firmware to stop cutting corners. An existing user already pointed this out in this thread (see the post by finegrain).You just have to use the machine as you purchased it. That...
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    Don't you dare touch it. it is a classic just...

    Don't you dare touch it. it is a classic just like it is.

    :)
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    Huh?????????

    Huh?????????
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    No worries. ;)

    No worries. ;)
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    Positioning accuracy at speed is by default not...

    Positioning accuracy at speed is by default not milling accuracy at speed. Just a different approach as long as you make the milling accuracy capable out of the box. All the newer machines (V10...
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    It is not insane at all. It will make parts out...

    It is not insane at all. It will make parts out of the box accurately. But if you want to make tight corners or be super smooth, just call up the correct M-Code. If you put some latent processing...
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    Your machine out of the box will make that...

    Your machine out of the box will make that transition and the offer for Scott is always there.

    Andy
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    You are ass backwards on this. The control can...

    You are ass backwards on this. The control can now process fast enough and the acc/dec is incredibly fast (2g) that it will run out of look ahead. The control will always realign itself to where it...
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    And if you spend just a bit of time modifying...

    And if you spend just a bit of time modifying your program you would have no issue as Finegrain stated. The control will cut corners if you do not program it to look ahead. It will run to track much...
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    That is a you thing. You just need to turn on...

    That is a you thing. You just need to turn on the high accuracy modes and program accordingly.
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    You sound like Bill from B&A Precision. Just from...

    You sound like Bill from B&A Precision. Just from a few years ago.

    Really, not toys or they would not have sold so many. It is about making money. You need to buy what makes you the most money....
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    Thanks for bailing my ass out. Please take over. ...

    Thanks for bailing my ass out. Please take over. I have work to do.
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    Can we quote you on that million number please?...

    Can we quote you on that million number please? :stirthepot:

    I mean, I don't know what all affects the life of those washers, but I was at one place only a couple years and we replaced them twice...
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    Kaiser will tell you how much force for tool...

    Kaiser will tell you how much force for tool holders for the Brother. As will MST, Lyndex Nikken, NT and others. When you buy holders, they will specify the torque requirements. Not Brother. I guess...
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    Pull stud torque is set by the tool holder maker...

    Pull stud torque is set by the tool holder maker not the stud maker.
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    That is if your basic job is fighting fires. ...

    That is if your basic job is fighting fires. machine tools have tool changers because milling is one operation. It is about making money. If the machine makes more money for the investment what...
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    Why would you replace Bellville springs if they...

    Why would you replace Bellville springs if they last a million tool changes?
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