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    Call Shop Floor Automation.I have an emulator...

    Call Shop Floor Automation.I have an emulator from them. When I set it up I had to set dip switches on the emulator to be compatable with my machine. Also the thumb drive had to be 2 gigs or less in...
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    I had bought a large Grand Rapids surface grinder...

    I had bought a large Grand Rapids surface grinder with very little use on it. The ways were pristine. It sat unused for about 10 years before I got it and the oiling system was all plugged up. I...
  3. I'll second the Rousseau endorsement. I have...

    I'll second the Rousseau endorsement. I have never had the slightest problem with them. Very nice quality.
  4. I would think that a lot of old well built...

    I would think that a lot of old well built machines would not last long running at today's CNC speeds.
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    Try Modern heat treating technologies in Akron,...

    Try Modern heat treating technologies in Akron, NY. He is my heat treat vendor and I know they braze heat exchangers in the vacuum machine.716 542-4071
  6. You may want to look into a machine made to mill...

    You may want to look into a machine made to mill graphite electrodes. They are fast, and since high speed hard milling has put a lot of edm sinkers out of work, there may be plenty of good ones for...
  7. I use Trim microsol 585 XT. By far the best...

    I use Trim microsol 585 XT. By far the best coolant I have ever used. Never a problem. I do use aquarium bubblers and Keller skimmers. Also my shop is air conditioned so it never gets hot in the...
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    I like your avatar,made me laugh.

    I like your avatar,made me laugh.
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    Used Alpine twice and am happy. Be sure to ship...

    Used Alpine twice and am happy. Be sure to ship "air ride trailer".
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    Without seeing it in person and in excellent condition I would think that machine would have a value of about $18,000 to $25,000.
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    In the Buffalo NY area we stop working if the...

    In the Buffalo NY area we stop working if the snow gets deeper than 4 feet.:)
    Even our football team works when it snows.



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    I would definitely test it out before buying. A...

    I would definitely test it out before buying. A grinder that is no longer precise enough or a grinder that can't produce the finish requirements must either be rebuilt or sent to the Island of Misfit...
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    I worked in a place years ago that left a brand...

    I worked in a place years ago that left a brand new cnc mill outside in a loading dock bay in the winter months with no ill effects. It was protected by factory shipping rustproofing in a crate. I...
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    My pricing on MSC has come way down. So much so...

    My pricing on MSC has come way down. So much so they are becoming my go to source.
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    I see those spots sometimes when I Wire cut 7075....

    I see those spots sometimes when I Wire cut 7075. Not as bad as yours though. I am thinking it is corrosion caused by the water. I think I read somewhere that 7075 is more prone to corrosion
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    Congratulations, Looks sweet!

    Congratulations, Looks sweet!
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    i have not had any issues in my machines with...

    i have not had any issues in my machines with paint stripping.
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    I use Trim Microsol 585XT. Great coolant,very...

    I use Trim Microsol 585XT. Great coolant,very long lasting with no rust or residue issues.
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    I have Rousseau cabinets. I like them better than...

    I have Rousseau cabinets. I like them better than lista.
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    That is a lot of lathe for only $2500.00.

    That is a lot of lathe for only $2500.00.
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    Being a tool and die shop I do a lot of surface...

    Being a tool and die shop I do a lot of surface grinding of tool steels and carbide, mostly with CBN and diamond wheels. I have tried various ways to derss the wheels and found that a brake dresser...
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    That has to be one of the most insane things I...

    That has to be one of the most insane things I have ever seen in my forty years in this trade!
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    My reference to stress relieving was not aimed at...

    My reference to stress relieving was not aimed at flame cut edge hardness but at dimensional stability. This stuff moves all over the place when cut.
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    I have the displeasure to work with this gummy...

    I have the displeasure to work with this gummy steel in some of the machines I make. I would just buy it flame cut and most important STRESS RELIEVE!!!!!!!!! I have my heat treating house do a full...
  25. I agree with Sami. The Grobert files last much...

    I agree with Sami. The Grobert files last much longer and do a better job in my opinion.
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