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  1. Thread: 304 SS Help

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    You SFM is over twice what it should be for 304!!...

    You SFM is over twice what it should be for 304!! Try 250 sfm and see how it goes.
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    Wow we most live close by. I am in Beaverton and...

    Wow we most live close by. I am in Beaverton and have never understood how they come up with the water sewer bills. They make no sense
    to me!!
  3. I would say yes!! It has its own forum group that...

    I would say yes!! It has its own forum group that is very active in answering questions from the guys just starting and the experienced. Also I think you would be hard pressed to find more/better...
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    Sent you a PM with a couple questions

    Sent you a PM with a couple questions
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    We have used a bunch of coolants over the years...

    We have used a bunch of coolants over the years and we now use Oemeta Novamat 900. Its is by far the best longest lasting coolant we have used. Highly recommend it!! Its not cheep but it is well...
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    Interesting! On are vehicle policies we have 30...

    Interesting! On are vehicle policies we have 30 days to notify the insurance company of a new vehicle. Tell then it covered under a current policy.
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    Masking for details like this does not always...

    Masking for details like this does not always look good with powder coat. I mill often after the coating has been applied by using blue tape to protect the surface with out issue's.
  8. Honestly, I have not done much hard milling so to...

    Honestly, I have not done much hard milling so to answer your question No I have not used there Hardmills endmills myself. That said one of my customers just retired from the local Boing plant after...
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    What is the class of these bearings? It would be...

    What is the class of these bearings? It would be nice if I could have my spindle bearings rebuilt as there not an off the shelf bearing.
  10. There not cheep but give Helical a call and see...

    There not cheep but give Helical a call and see what they have to say. As far as I am concerned there by far the best end mills I have used and great tech support.


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  11. IDK but I do know every Harvey tool I have used...

    IDK but I do know every Harvey tool I have used in the last 4 years I have not been happy with. Maybe try another brand before jumping to CBN.
  12. Thread: CNC Coolant

    by B-Mathews
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    Yep, I am fully aware of that!! So far no issues...

    Yep, I am fully aware of that!! So far no issues emulsion with the Novamat doing so on occasion. That was my point it mix's very well!!!
  13. Thread: CNC Coolant

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    Hmm, not sure Most of the shops I have been in...

    Hmm, not sure Most of the shops I have been in including mine are using the Novamet 910. It easy to use has very little carry off and keeps the parts free from rust. I pretty much only machine...
  14. Thread: CNC Coolant

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    I would say send the simple just so you know for...

    I would say send the simple just so you know for sure. Maybe something has changed in your waters supply. I use tap water as well but we have very good water here. As for the other coolants...
  15. Thread: CNC Coolant

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    Wow, that is odd. I have never heard of Oemeta...

    Wow, that is odd. I have never heard of Oemeta causing rust. It is by far the best coolant I have used but I am using the one part (Novamet) coolant that is said to have less rust protection than...
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    It sure looks like tools have hit the chuck and...

    It sure looks like tools have hit the chuck and two blue spots look like welded repairs.

    What a lathe though.
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    SOB, hope you get better quick. It sucks having...

    SOB, hope you get better quick. It sucks having to work while your not 100% yet.
  18. I could not agree more!!!! I have also been in...

    I could not agree more!!!! I have also been in your shoes as well. In todays age it is best for a one man start up to contract out everything you can while getting off the ground.
  19. Does your HDS spindle have an encoder on it? If...

    Does your HDS spindle have an encoder on it? If not you may be out of luck. Also are your holes blind or through? Other than that 1/4-20 is very common thread mill size depending on thread depth. ...
  20. Thread: OT Pnuemonia

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    Glad to hear your Okay buddy!! I know you tried...

    Glad to hear your Okay buddy!! I know you tried to tough it out even after many of us recommend you go get seen asap but glad you finally went to the doc./ER. I was very stubborn to go in and get...
  21. Did you set the peramiters or just wire it up and...

    Did you set the peramiters or just wire it up and turn it on? The teco drives are not plug and play!
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    Thanka Edger. I thought at one point you had...

    Thanka Edger. I thought at one point you had bagged the App side of things and where just gonna go with the HSM Adviser. Glad to hear there is the new one coming. That said I love what you have...
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    Well, that is a big one not having dedicated tool...

    Well, that is a big one not having dedicated tool holders. If I had to guess there is more inefficiency in your have to set up tools due to not have dedicated holder then the issues you're having...
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    I find it annoying how far apart the FS Wizard...

    I find it annoying how far apart the FS Wizard app and HSM adviser can be off in speeds and feeds.There both for the same maker but use different algorithms. Both seem to cut well but the HSM is...
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    Hmm, sounds like you got nothing "Dick" man. You...

    Hmm, sounds like you got nothing "Dick" man. You just being true to your given name I guess.
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