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    #NoteToSelfDon'tFeedTheTrollBut... :sigh: The...

    #NoteToSelfDon'tFeedTheTrollBut...

    :sigh:
    The *problem* isn't because of any difficulty.
    The *problem* is because the establishment will not allow it to happen.
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    To be fair, I've never dealt with one company...

    To be fair, I've never dealt with one company that is oganised enough to have a central database.
    Different guys had their own laptops and their own different cheat sheets and info...
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    Plastiks Haas can chamfer at 193... :rolleyes5:...

    Plastiks Haas can chamfer at 193... :rolleyes5:
    :D
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    A. Because we voted differently B. Yes it will -...

    A. Because we voted differently
    B. Yes it will - more paralysis
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    You keep regurgitating this line. Why not STFU...

    You keep regurgitating this line.
    Why not STFU then?
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    NO IT FUCKIN WASN'T!!!!! For the eleventy...

    NO IT FUCKIN WASN'T!!!!!
    For the eleventy billionth time, the vote was to leave. To go. To get off the gravy train. To take back control of the UK laws, borders, fisheries. To stop pumping billions...
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    Where's the OP with his vice and mallet when we...

    Where's the OP with his vice and mallet when we need him?
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    I have nothing but contempt for Parliament and...

    I have nothing but contempt for Parliament and the establishment.
    I'd welcome Putin to try and change my mind...
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    Thanks for the explanation and i never realised...

    Thanks for the explanation and i never realised the 24k spindle had the balance issue but again that makes purfect sense.
    As for nostalgia - if we were driven that way, we'd all still be working on ...
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    That's a shame...The one thing i really loved...

    That's a shame...The one thing i really loved about the Robodrills was their simplicity. Very Very Very few moving parts to go wrong.
    The simplicity of the toolchange turret being directly driven...
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    I did find one vid to upload of a Feeler running ...

    I did find one vid to upload of a Feeler running
    youtube.com/watch?v=h2hwlClVqhI
    (Copy/paste with a www. before the youtube)
  12. It's funny 'cus *usually* Millers who have never...

    It's funny 'cus *usually* Millers who have never been on a lathe, love to point out that lathing is simple blah blah blah...
    But the things want to throw billets through the screen at you,...
  13. Errr...I'm thinking Siemens Shopturn does too....?

    Errr...I'm thinking Siemens Shopturn does too....?
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    OX, Robos and Brothers and any machine with a...

    OX,
    Robos and Brothers and any machine with a clock face overhead tool changer is fast - real fast @ 100% rapid.
    My feelers had a side rack toolchanger but had preselect, so the next tool was sat...
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    Not to go OT, but to elaborate a little more on...

    Not to go OT, but to elaborate a little more on these 'lil machines...
    Here's an earlier pic of my 2x Robos with the first Feeler on the right.
    On the left (Blue) is a Chevalier (X = 660mm) #40...
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    What people don't realise too, is you can run...

    What people don't realise too, is you can run them as a twin pallet machine :D
    Two machines can fit in the same space as 1x #40, so you end up with a 60tool twin pallet!
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    Trust me, these things are not toys but money...

    Trust me, these things are not toys but money printers.
    I had 4x 10krpm #40 taper Chevaliers and 3x 15krpm BBT30 Feelers.
    If i had kept my business 1x #40 would have gone and replaced with 2x more...
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    When you say fast, i'm assuming you're talking...

    When you say fast, i'm assuming you're talking running at the 16k for extended time?
    Out of interest, do the machines have a spindle chiller?

    The Feelers i had seemed very stable all round.
    ...
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    Tiiiiiigggghhhhhhhttt!!! Why the left handed...

    Tiiiiiigggghhhhhhhttt!!!

    Why the left handed rotary?
    I always thought the right hand side was the correct side for a vert?
  20. 1. You NEED the calibration house to state their...

    1. You NEED the calibration house to state their level of uncertainty. It should be on their Cert.
    If they check a gauge block and it's 1.0000, what good is the cert if the way they are checking it...
  21. Yeh but no but... Anneal...you do realise that...

    Yeh but no but...
    Anneal...you do realise that 6061 is a heat treatable aluminium that naturally ages? So if you annealed it, over a little time it will re-hardening itself...
    Did you mean stress...
  22. How big is pretty big? Trig it out and see how...

    How big is pretty big? Trig it out and see how much they'd have to grind out the taper to get the tool holder to sink into the correct position.
    It maynot be much.
  23. So if you have a couple of known BBT holders that...

    So if you have a couple of known BBT holders that have never been modified (why would they be?), and with the pull studs removed and the holder in the spindle, you can get a feeler gauge of X...
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    I had a similar but different issue with the...

    I had a similar but different issue with the Feelers.
    Machining an electronics enclosure 7" x 5" and was deep inside - finish the level, retract up minimum amount, machine a higher level (internal...
  25. What specifics? If you want to know the gap, it...

    What specifics?
    If you want to know the gap, it should be around 7 tenths of a thou before clamping (spindle nose to toolholder flange).
    The way to test is to unscrew your pullstud, off the holder...
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