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    Thatís what I use for very small drills and...

    Thatís what I use for very small drills and endmills. I have never broken a tool or missed a z height.


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  2. .008Ē almost never get complaints, less in 316 is...

    .008Ē almost never get complaints, less in 316 is going to be no end of issues with finish, speed or edge breakdown.


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  3. Thread: Haas tl2 vps

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    In the next gen control there is a tool change...

    In the next gen control there is a tool change position that is independent of the g code. If I recall correctly it in the current commands page.


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  4. First thing I would look at is incoming wire size...

    First thing I would look at is incoming wire size and length... especially if you are running it on single phase.


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    Wow, a google search using his name is...

    Wow, a google search using his name is enlightening. Judging my the multitude of complaints his businesses seem centered on defrauding people, I must compliment him on his diversification. I saw...
  6. I have a couple low rpm/ low hp machines. I have...

    I have a couple low rpm/ low hp machines. I have choked back to 3/8Ē endmills for roughing. I use as much depth of cut as the part and endmill will allow. 3/4Ē axial depth of cut seems to be a...
  7. I just installed one: I formatted the usb by...

    I just installed one:

    I formatted the usb by turning off the entire mill at the control. Then plugged in the usb into the Gotek. Then turned on the mill while holding both buttons on the Gotek. ...
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    I respect you and Hardplateís opinion. Something...

    I respect you and Hardplateís opinion. Something about his tone concerning his co-workers irritated me and I reacted sarcastically rather than being helpful. Thatís generally not my character, so I...
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    Smart machinists wire that way... you want the...

    Smart machinists wire that way... you want the smell of smoldering insulation to warn you before you lose power on a heavy cut. It gives you time to get out of the cut and hit feed hold without...
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    I only had a 15 AMP breaker laying around when I...

    I only had a 15 AMP breaker laying around when I was hooking up my 7.5 hp machine. I figured I would put it in just to jog the table around and get it setup... that was three years ago. No ill...
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    Iím probably the culprit by suggesting I would...

    Iím probably the culprit by suggesting I would probably fire you if due to this post. I was being facetious... kind of.

    I am generally offended by people that start at a new company and...
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    My experience with pulling parts out of any vise...

    My experience with pulling parts out of any vise has generally involved running a high helix carbide endmill deep (maybe 3x diameter) doing a cut around the periphery of a part with excessive radial...
  13. Buy a Haas TM2P and a manual lathe. That combo...

    Buy a Haas TM2P and a manual lathe. That combo can build almost anything on Godís green earth. I havenít had the need or desire to have a manual mill in decades.


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    I have a hard time ripping parts out of Talon...

    I have a hard time ripping parts out of Talon grips, but the best way for me has been with a high speed toolpath using a larger, high helix endmill. Run those aggressive enough and the vertical...
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    Iíve been programming, running shops, and owning...

    Iíve been programming, running shops, and owning my own shop for 25 years. I read the code and recognized it. Please stop by the office and pick up your last paycheck. Youíre fired for breach of...
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    We used to machine mountains of 5052 Aluminum...

    We used to machine mountains of 5052 Aluminum sheets. I never could get it not to load up and eventually friction stir weld without oil. A bit of WD-40 worked for short runs, douching it with...
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    I hate to even mention names, because someone...

    I hate to even mention names, because someone will jump in and say it's the simplest thing since slice bread... buuuut, I find most of the Catia programs difficult to jump into, my limited exposure...
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    I would use west system G/Flex structural epoxy. ...

    I would use west system G/Flex structural epoxy. It has a tensile strength of ~3500 PSI, but a low modulus of elasticity... in other words it has enough flex to deal with the constant flex between...
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    I probably wouldn't use a ball endmill for that. ...

    I probably wouldn't use a ball endmill for that. For rotary toolpaths like this, I would use a 3/16 bull endmill with a .060r. That will put the cutting area out away from the tip and have a large...
  20. Practical Machinist has a long standing policy...

    Practical Machinist has a long standing policy against posts about hobby style machines. While you may have a viable business, the machine you describe falls soundly into that category because of...
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    Iíve been doing this for about 25 years. It...

    Iíve been doing this for about 25 years. It takes me about two months to become competent on a new platform. I like to program or design along with a YouTube video to start. Dual monitors... my...
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    I'm not even sure anymore. I get confused as to...

    I'm not even sure anymore. I get confused as to who is who. I just know I've had good luck with one of them and bad luck with another.

    I've had good experiences with carbidetoolsource.com, they...
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    I was guessing that he wants to tilt the part...

    I was guessing that he wants to tilt the part slightly while surfacing in order to not cut with the tip of the ball.


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    And they can also fix their incorrect (or...

    And they can also fix their incorrect (or drastically misleading) IPT to IPM calculator.

    Milling Formula Calculator

    Iím starting to think carbidedespot.com isnít so reputable.
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    Rotary machining tool offset 4th axis

    I solved the riddle as to what the question means: the treasure is buried by the big oak tree in the cemetery by the river.

    Ox, I thought you were better at riddles :)

    The real answer is...
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