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    Check your fuses, but it sounds like its spindle...

    Check your fuses, but it sounds like its spindle inverter time.

    Which inverter do you currently have?
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    I dont know about Penn, but around here a lot of...

    I dont know about Penn, but around here a lot of the really good toolmakers have moved up or out. The trade just doesn't pay what it needs to anymore.
    The stress of running a million dollar 5 axis...
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    As much as I hate shopping with MY wife (my...

    As much as I hate shopping with MY wife (my money), this is a career I could get into.

    Anyways, OP, have you thought about technical sales for the likes of sandvik?
    Cutting tool sales types need...
  4. Done deal, where do we sign? Pelosi is a magnum...

    Done deal, where do we sign?
    Pelosi is a magnum of wine away from stroking out lol
    The orange man at least seems to be somewhat based in old school. We could use all of that we can get.

    You...
  5. I simply can not understand how incredibly...

    I simply can not understand how incredibly retarded our PM is.
    Actually, thats harsh on the mentally deficient.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nv58LBiy7OI

    Yeah, thats the retard thats in...
  6. I sold a 94 4020 to a guy on Kijiji a couple...

    I sold a 94 4020 to a guy on Kijiji a couple years ago for a song, both knowing it needed turcite in the saddle and table, new gibs.

    Well if that fella didnt do all the work to strip the machine,...
  7. Thread: WTB : Roto-grind

    by macds
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    WTB : Roto-grind

    Looking to purchase an old rotogrind for my surface grinder.
    With or without magnetic chuck.

    Thanks
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    Could you use an abrasive cup wheel to part them...

    Could you use an abrasive cup wheel to part them off?
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    Ive drilled 1000's of .012" holes in the past for...

    Ive drilled 1000's of .012" holes in the past for a solar program I was working on as an apprentice.
    Found EDM fluid to be the key.
  10. What ive found helpful in the past with 316L is,...

    What ive found helpful in the past with 316L is, instead of pushing it for a tight chip the breaks off (and packs) in the hole, back off the feed so you get a string.
    Pulse (slow) the feedrate...
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    650 is a good price on the rewind Aaron. Go that...

    650 is a good price on the rewind Aaron. Go that route, and give it a try.
    If you need to, there is a really good balancing shop in cambridge that has done a bunch of stuff for me over the years....
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    Ill add a note of caution here, for what its...

    Ill add a note of caution here, for what its worth.

    I purchased a used fadal not long ago. After installation,couple of test cuts, and checking everything over, I let it go for an 18 hour run...
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    "Tool and die is like bottom of the barrel, CNC...

    "Tool and die is like bottom of the barrel, CNC operator is the job to get."

    255392
  14. That sounds like quite the mess. Do you have the...

    That sounds like quite the mess.
    Do you have the servo or geneva turret?

    Im wondering if you are getting some sort of emi causing issues with the driver card for a servo turret.

    Any other...
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    As an apprentice, I heard from another regarding...

    As an apprentice, I heard from another regarding an eastern European journeyman ripping a piss in the central coolant system routinely.
    Evidently, he was paid per part, and had no time to hit the...
  16. Im not sure I buy into that. No offense, but...

    Im not sure I buy into that.
    No offense, but that cathedral is a far more significant HISTORICAL piece.

    The twin towers, and the amazing loss of life there was something entirely different.
  17. As a "manischt" I would agree. Could certainly...

    As a "manischt" I would agree.
    Could certainly hold 400 year old grudge, but dont.

    The loss of Notre Dame is beyond sad. Perhaps a galvanizing moment.
    Time will tell.
  18. Tr, Im just going to throw this out... chits...

    Tr,

    Im just going to throw this out... chits and giggles.
    Myself, I had invested a bit in quality VFDs before making the jump to an ADX40 for my CNC machines.

    I decided to keep my investments,...
  19. Check the clutch adjustment!! If you need the...

    Check the clutch adjustment!!
    If you need the procedure, PM me and I'll see if I can send you the pdf.

    Cheers
  20. Thread: Esprit Cam Users

    by macds
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    Ive not stayed in a holiday inn... But I've...

    Ive not stayed in a holiday inn...

    But I've used esprit for 8 years, and Mastercam for 10 years prior.

    Moving to Esprit was HELL. Nothing made sense.
    I still find, unless using the automation...
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    Cool idea, but I think you would get a hell of a...

    Cool idea, but I think you would get a hell of a lot more traction here by not harvesting email addresses.
    You are likely to get a pile of burner addys...
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    Inability to compete... like, by purchasing...

    Inability to compete... like, by purchasing batteries from shitty Chinese llithium mines?
    That strategy is even less supportable than shale oil.

    So what is it you would rather do?

    Like I...
  23. Im attempting to set up tool life by time. There...

    Im attempting to set up tool life by time.
    There is a job here in super duplex that is going to run for the next year.
    Ideally, I want to get the programming and tool life management set up so it...
  24. I ASSUME that it is available on this control, as...

    I ASSUME that it is available on this control, as the tool life management page comes up.

    On the other machine with m70 tool life is not available.

    How does it work on the m70? They are very...
  25. Activating Tool life management - Mitsubishi M80

    Hey guys, I can set the values and tracking type in the tool life page.
    For some reason, the control does not seem to be updating run time.

    Im curious if there is a g or m code i need to be...
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