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  1. In similar situations I've put a layer of...

    In similar situations I've put a layer of thixotropic (doesn't sag) epoxy on the opposite wall before finishing. That will stiffen the wall, and after you've finished you can use a heat gun to warm...
  2. Last place I worked we did a lot of 7075 parts...

    Last place I worked we did a lot of 7075 parts that would start out as plate and end as thin walled highly contoured parts.

    We would rough maybe leaving .20" a side and then send it out for stress...
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    One of the reasons people don't like Californians...

    One of the reasons people don't like Californians and other rich transplants is the effect they have had on home prices, to the extent that in some areas the locals can not afford to live there...
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    That's one thing transplants from California...

    That's one thing transplants from California never factor into there calculations when moving out of state is that their quite rightly dispised in some regions.

    I used to go to the Seattle area...
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    Then you replace it with another $3500 spindle...

    Then you replace it with another $3500 spindle and keep on going. That Fadal replacement spindle is availible off the shelf at least 2 if not more places I can think of.
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    Now that's funny

    Now that's funny
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    In theory the way covers protect the ways, good...

    In theory the way covers protect the ways, good in theory as long as the owner has been prodigous with the way lube, and hasn't been polishing shafts with abrasive materials.

    I did go and see a...
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    Hi I'd like to take Helical 1/2 dia x...

    Hi

    I'd like to take


    Helical
    1/2 dia x 1.625 loc x .0 cr x 4 oal x 2 flute x uncoated - 3pcs $20.00 each
    3/4 dia x 1.625 loc x .125 cr x 4 oal x 2 flute x uncoated - 2pcs $30.00 each
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    Quite your crying, it's got nothing to do with...

    Quite your crying, it's got nothing to do with corrupt agencies etc. Among other things these state agencies are trying to regulate cowboy users of HF from either hurting themselves, people around...
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    Give it a rest, you go on like a member of the...

    Give it a rest, you go on like a member of the DeCaussian family ran over your dog.
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    Hydrofluoric Acid Safety Supplies –...

    Hydrofluoric Acid Safety Supplies – HFAcidSafety.com
  12. The Milltronics I posted the link to here was...

    The Milltronics I posted the link to here was advertised by friend on FB marketplace, CL and offerup. I advertised it on PM

    He got a tire kicker a few days after he started the advertising. Then...
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    I'be been using these .500 Double Ended...

    I'be been using these

    .500 Double Ended Variable Flute X 1.0 LOC MariTool

    on 4140 Rc 28-32 with good results

    also being double ended quite economical as well
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    Ever thought of picking up the phone and making a...

    Ever thought of picking up the phone and making a couple of calls?



    I know somebody who was using HF for etching aluminum model airplane cylinders prior to chroming. He got some on a finger...
  15. Gabriel is still going strong. I posted this a...

    Gabriel is still going strong.

    I posted this a few months ago to help a friend sell his machine

    Milltronics Partner IVe CNC knee mill for sale $5kobo

    I recommended the buyer should use GMC....
  16. Lagun mills are popular. The Bridgeport might...

    Lagun mills are popular.

    The Bridgeport might be attaractive to somebody who wants to retrofit a mill with LinuxCNC or similar.

    The Hardinge would be a hard sell. You actually might more money...
  17. Ebay/Craigslist/Offerup/FB market place I...

    Ebay/Craigslist/Offerup/FB market place

    I would spend a day or two with some cleaning solution and rags and make them look as clean as possible.

    As for moving machinery I would recommend GMC in...
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    Y'al evidently have never tried an English Mild,...

    Y'al evidently have never tried an English Mild, not the Mild brewed by the modern "Master Brewers" the ones with the tattoes etc, but one from 20 or more years ago.

    The picture is of Trent Mild,...
  19. I didn't look at the drawing, I've never seen a...

    I didn't look at the drawing, I've never seen a T&B drawing, but that's one of the most amatuerish drawings I've seen in a while.

    ASS9100D is back in town!
  20. Surfcam 2005 I would suspect still has a generic...

    Surfcam 2005 I would suspect still has a generic Fanuc post.

    Create a program, and if it's any thing like the Susrfcam I'm familiar with then on the right hand side there will be a list of...
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    Boeing is moving 787 production to SC. Kuwaiti...

    Boeing is moving 787 production to SC.

    Kuwaiti airlines due to quality problems refuses to buy 787's made in SC. Everett only. So safe to assume they won't be buying 787's after production leaves...
  22. If that control has the Format 1 and 2 then a...

    If that control has the Format 1 and 2 then a Fanuc post (15M in my case) plays well with format 2
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    well they were first time around.

    well they were first time around.
  24. Does your purchasing dept know your out looking...

    Does your purchasing dept know your out looking for vendors?

    Nothing wrong with that, but I've seen a few situations where everything went swimmingly between engineers/managers and new potential...
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    That machine doesn't have the extended Z. If you...

    That machine doesn't have the extended Z. If you ever get a 4th axis, or any tall parts, not having the extended Z will be problematic.

    If it was me I'd look for linear rail machines, changing...
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