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    To say the cnc learning curve would be shorter...

    To say the cnc learning curve would be shorter then that of manual I think is a pipe dream. While I understand you've used fusion for design and printing, it doesn't sound as if you have ever worked...
  2. I do a similar slot on my MM2. 6krpm, first slot...

    I do a similar slot on my MM2. 6krpm, first slot .125" deep, 30ipm. Back off Doc to .0625 for subsequent cuts till hit finished depth.

    I run lakeshore 3fl zrn alum finishers for this. I'd order...
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    The new purple liquid grease is also causing...

    The new purple liquid grease is also causing machines to clog. I personally know of one that is only a year old, got clogged. Haas grease is just no good, period. Switch to syngear sh1150 as...
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    Plastic canister and sinister red grease, this is...

    Plastic canister and sinister red grease, this is a very common problem.

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  5. I'll chime back in later with some pictures but I...

    I'll chime back in later with some pictures but I made a frame and mesh basket that gets out into the sump. Clean it out once a mk th or so for my volume, it keeps LOADS of fines out of the sump.
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    If you're using that ball mill on relatively flat...

    If you're using that ball mill on relatively flat surfaces, you're not actually picking up any effective cutting flutes as I've yet to see a ball mill with more then 2 center cutting flutes.

    Sent...
  7. I purchased a new MM2 a year ago. For the first...

    I purchased a new MM2 a year ago. For the first 8 months, no probing routines l, sans a few, allowed z touch off. Now since having software updated due to other various problems, I have updated...
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    Rarely have I had a program be unable to be...

    Rarely have I had a program be unable to be calmed down significantly with smoothing/tolerance settings in Fusion 360.

    It doesn't make sense why it would go about doing things the hard way by...
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    I'd look into a solid carbide endmill, as big as...

    I'd look into a solid carbide endmill, as big as you can afford, with a corner rad on it. Thrown in a long side lock or shrink holder. And I would just use a 3d finish strategy and slowly ramp up...
  10. Pretty sure this will need to be programmed long...

    Pretty sure this will need to be programmed long hand. In for other solutions, though.

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    The only time I probe for diameter is when I'm...

    The only time I probe for diameter is when I'm wanting to get close on some oddball tool, threadmill, keyseat, etc etc. Otherwise it's just a waste of time, imo. I would rather program off wear comp...
  12. Check maritool Sent from my SM-G955U using...

    Check maritool

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  13. Thread: 75 mm Air Vise

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    Haas ought to be able to supple solid files if...

    Haas ought to be able to supple solid files if you ask.

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    Yeah, they suck for stringy chips. Only solution...

    Yeah, they suck for stringy chips. Only solution I ever had was to remove those manually before cycling the conveyor. I never left it running all the time as my cup accumulation was minimal most...
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    1991 Bridgeport Discovery 308 Lag

    EMI (electro mechanical integrators) in Pennsylvania services all the older birdgeport stuff now, they may be of some help.

    Centroid may be of help on retrofit.
  16. Makes perfect sense. Thanks for the explanation...

    Makes perfect sense. Thanks for the explanation and sample code! I understand what needs to happen now. I still plan to get half indexing for turning, I want to be able to easily call as many tools...
  17. I've not run a y axis lathe, how do you call...

    I've not run a y axis lathe, how do you call different y and z offsets for same tool number?

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  18. Is it being expected that throwing an endmill in...

    Is it being expected that throwing an endmill in a holder and seeing 2-3 thou of runout is not normal? They make little hammers for a reason. Just tap the runout in

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  19. Live holder questions with bmt65, 24 index turret

    If I order my st20y with 24 (half index?) station turret, am I able to use the dual output live tool holders to have potentially 2-4 (2 main, 2 sub) holders per live tool drive?

    Link to some...
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    bump, i know people have these turrets. what...

    bump, i know people have these turrets. what tooling do you all prefer?
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    Any other companies I should be looking into?

    Any other companies I should be looking into?
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    Supposedly the machines are ready to go, yet haas...

    Supposedly the machines are ready to go, yet haas still does have a dedicated run in program in the 0900 folder.

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    BMT65 Live and Static Holder Options

    I'm looking for suggestions on manufacturers/tooling options for a st20y BMT65 turret. Lyndex Nikkon has been recommended. I know little to nothing of live tool holders. Looking for the best...
  24. Thread: Haas Tooling?

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    I was put off by their goofy LOC's. IE 7/16" LOC...

    I was put off by their goofy LOC's. IE 7/16" LOC on an 1/8" endmill. For some, no big deal. I regularly am using all my flute length, even sometimes rubbing shank on parts that don't matter.
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    BMT65 Live and Static Holder Options

    I'm looking for suggestions on manufacturers/tooling options for a new live tool lathe w/ BMT65 turret. Lyndex Nikkon has been recommended. I know little to nothing of live tool holders. Looking...
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