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  1. Don't forget to check out Delcam too

    I use GibbsCAM most of the time, I have a bit of experience with MasterCAM as well. Master CAM seems a bit more powerful but I don't like some of its cumbersome methods but changing the parameters on...
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    I use the 31i-A5 control

    The 30/31/32 series controls are very similar to the older 16/18/21 series. There are some extra functions like program folder management and the offset/work coordinate guards are nice too. Depending...
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    Sticky: Warning on look ahead on Fanuc 30 series controls!

    If you guys have parameter 1604 bit 0 set to a 1 - Which enables high speed machining mode automaticly in feed or plan to use macro statements in high-speed machining modes, the look-ahead of the...
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    QUOTE :" Were you totally asleep for the past 8...

    QUOTE :" Were you totally asleep for the past 8 years? The republicans controlled
    all three branches of government and this is the hole they have dug for us
    with the "lower taxes on business and...
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    I spent 1 year on a G&L manual boring mill...

    I spent 1 year on a G&L manual boring mill machining Weldments/Castings that could confuse a well versed CAM programmer. I learned more doing that than anything else. Also, any good CAM programmer...
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    I just mumble to myself on my setups/proveouts. I...

    I just mumble to myself on my setups/proveouts. I don't talk to the machines much they never listen to me anyway.
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    Anything built before the 1980's I call a...

    Anything built before the 1980's I call a dinosaur. :D
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    3t3d - Have you seen those "microscrapers" chip...

    3t3d - Have you seen those "microscrapers" chip conveyor systems? They have a rotating drum that filters out very fine chips (mud) and scrapes them into the barrel with the rest of the larger chips....
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    I worked in a shop with a gear cutter that was...

    I worked in a shop with a gear cutter that was built in the 1920's that we ran 24/5. We used it for roughing Op's and then to a modern CNC grinder. And in the same shop I ran a Manual Giddings and...
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