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  1. I've done it. It's all done through an agreement...

    I've done it. It's all done through an agreement written by your pitbull contract attorney. That agreement gives you more protection than a patent does. If they use or disclose your info, they owe...
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    I had a Monarch VMC with hard ways and Turcite...

    I had a Monarch VMC with hard ways and Turcite apart not too long ago. The hardened and ground ways were on the bottom, the turcite was glued to the underside of the X and Y axes. The Turcite had oil...
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    I think that might be optimistic unless you start...

    I think that might be optimistic unless you start with lots of fluffy twist drill chips or something similar. I calculated my Al chips and came up with about 10X the volume of solid bar when in...
  4. If someone has a fix for that I'm all ears. I...

    If someone has a fix for that I'm all ears. I tried using one of those universal XVGA boxes on a Dynapath that has RF output, it wouldn't refresh properly.
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    File size for uploads has been discussed here for...

    File size for uploads has been discussed here for at least 10 years, maybe longer, whenever the last upgrade was. The resounding silence from management indicates no one.cares.
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    I posted it on a forum with more room for...

    I posted it on a forum with more room for readable documents, here's a link -
    Wilson Rockwell model JR & JS Hardness Tester Instruction Manual | Manufacturing Forums
    Thanks Denis.
  7. Meaning? I know nothing about Swiss turning, but...

    Meaning? I know nothing about Swiss turning, but need to get a box tool working.
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    Farmers use a variety of small heaters to keep...

    Farmers use a variety of small heaters to keep animal water troughs from freezing, google Bucket Heaters or browse Tractor Supply for ideas.
    I dropped a largish bucket heater in a barrel of washing...
  9. Thread: Offer to buy.

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    It's not a scam. It's a business broker trying to...

    It's not a scam. It's a business broker trying to get you on the hook as a client with a business he can sell. Much like a realtor soliciting you to use him to sell your house that you haven't yet...
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    I have some, but they are on carts and I want to...

    I have some, but they are on carts and I want to sell carts and trays together.
  11. Very nicely done, well thought out design. I...

    Very nicely done, well thought out design.
    I like your wall art better. There;s no room on my walls for art. :(
  12. Thread: OT A1 Canon Camera

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    A-1 is a nice camera, I have some. A quick look...

    A-1 is a nice camera, I have some. A quick look at Ebay shows plenty of them sold for $75 to $200 for a body with 50mm lense, your lenses should sell well also.
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    Oh my God yes. I recently installed my 1999...

    Oh my God yes. I recently installed my 1999 version of Smartcam (which was pretty bangin' in '99) to try out a code generator for a new machine and was astounded at how primitive it was compared to...
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    My machine was doing some really odd things, DD...

    My machine was doing some really odd things, DD figured the fix was refreshing the EEPROMs. That fixed it. There are a LOT of EEPROMS to change in one of these machines. Thank goodness for DD.
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    Don Sentner recently created a full set of Eproms...

    Don Sentner recently created a full set of Eproms for my FP7NC, he has the files and a burner, wrote then to blank chips. How's that for obscure data?
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    Tell him it makes plenty of sense when...

    Tell him it makes plenty of sense when programming at the console, which is what the control is optimized for.
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    I asked about G64 and didn't get an answer here....

    I asked about G64 and didn't get an answer here. It's not documented well in my manual either. It does work outside of G41. I found that the G40 turned G64 off, and I had to put G64 on the next line...
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    Centroid advertises an all-in-one package,...

    Centroid advertises an all-in-one package, digitize and cut on the same machine.

    A560 5-Axis CNC Articulating-Head Porting Machine - high-speed cylinder head porting, digitize and port intake and...
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    Dynapath offered this built into the control as...

    Dynapath offered this built into the control as an option as far back as the Delta 20, maybe earlier. I've seen it run.
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    You are correct. Make me a couple sets in pairs...

    You are correct. Make me a couple sets in pairs from 8/36 to 3/4 in your spare time. When you are done, I'll send you my shipping information.
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    Those hole location gages are how I pick up holes...

    Those hole location gages are how I pick up holes on a CMM. I can turn the gage 180° or 90° and recheck and the location repeats, to within the capability of the CMM.
    In most real world practice,...
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    I've considered having the table hit a...

    I've considered having the table hit a microswitch at full travel. On a springy bracket so it couldn't be crushed.
    On one machine I wired a relay to the mist coolant valve circuit, I switched from...
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    I've been waiting for someone to mention threaded...

    I've been waiting for someone to mention threaded hole location gages.

    threaded hole locator - Google Search

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  24. Thread: Glass half full

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    My version - "The glass is incompletely utilized."

    My version - "The glass is incompletely utilized."
  25. Perfect application for a Pullmax machine if the...

    Perfect application for a Pullmax machine if the budget allows.
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