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  1. You might want to re-post this in the main CNC...

    You might want to re-post this in the main CNC section to get some more eyeballs on this.

    If you have a schematic of your hydraulic systems and pneumatic systems that might be helpful.

    There...
  2. Just a minor "Sidebar". A lot of Americans...

    Just a minor "Sidebar".

    A lot of Americans think that some of the British terminology is "Cute" or "Quaint" ,

    But the Term "Wanker" literally meaning masturbator is of a level of offensiveness...
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    Yup the slippery radix strikes again ! (product...

    Yup the slippery radix strikes again ! (product literature).
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    I gotta admit FRYER does have some good things...

    I gotta admit FRYER does have some good things going on. Taiwanese iron / literal castings that they trick out in the USA. Add Siemens controls and mechatronics and fine fit/ joints.

    They have...
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    @Luke 1985 your drawing is almost illegible... ...

    @Luke 1985 your drawing is almost illegible...

    But having blown it up and squinting at it appears that the gross dimensions are in inches ?

    What little surface finish call outs I could read...
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    Yeah I think that's where my head's at too. I...

    Yeah I think that's where my head's at too.

    I think I bought one of the first Tormach's sold in the US externally (machine number 7) ~ I was just really enthusiastic about the idea behind it....
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    Those form tolerances and call outs are pretty...

    Those form tolerances and call outs are pretty mission critical, they're not very clear on your posted photo.

    Any chance you have a better higher res/ cleaner versions ?

    HAAS multi grind ?...
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    I suggested that he post in the Abrasive section...

    I suggested that he post in the Abrasive section given that he'd probably get more help here than the regular cnc section, also the Abrasive "Peeps" seem a little more laid back and dare is say it...
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    I think they have kinda fixed that. -ish ...

    I think they have kinda fixed that. -ish

    There's the load'n go. (Yeah it's not a Erowa pallete system ).

    Not 100% sure on the air/ hydraulic options.

    More tools as standard than there was....
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    That's a pretty interesting pre-interview...

    That's a pretty interesting pre-interview question.

    You might also consider posting this query in the abrasives section too. There's some very knowledgeable grinding folks there as well.

    What...
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    ^^^ That's a nice wish :D I've seen this...

    ^^^ That's a nice wish :D

    I've seen this before... Basically what you are gonna see (unfortunately) is a Price "Bounce".

    Just before new machines are rolled out / new features etc.

    My base...
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    Let them eat cake... molds.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=5Okt55A8zU0&feature=emb_logo

    M460V 5ax ^^^ doing "cake" mold , try to watch on high res and to the end ~ HAAS UMC 500 (unfortunately) will never be...
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    @pmack and or @gkoenig or anyone else... New...

    @pmack and or @gkoenig or anyone else...

    New DMP 70 ? 5 axis version ?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mD9q3qbHZdc&feature=emb_logo

    I posted this before in another thread.

    Any idea...
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    I've been trying to wrestle an OKK VCX -350 out...

    I've been trying to wrestle an OKK VCX -350 out of my local rep for what seems like years, occasionally they have some specials... But never managed to close below $300K

    Spindle Torque might be...
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    ^^^ That's where I feel where the prices should...

    ^^^ That's where I feel where the prices should be... In general.

    But $5 says I can't get those prices in CO,

    And $5 "says you probably might/can in Oregon. (not sure about the DMU 50 3rd gen....
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    That's an awesome set up on the VM -3. Love the...

    That's an awesome set up on the VM -3. Love the riser. (I even turned my lap top upside down to get a good gander (no worries), it's all good :-)..). .

    I agree MAZAK is/ can be a craps shoot...
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    I think I pretty much agree with every line and...

    I think I pretty much agree with every line and statement you have set out there , really.




    ^^^ ????

    US commissioned, Chevalier, Methods MB 650, Various Quaser-ish machines (Taiwanese),...
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    With mold machines the Makino F5's etc. new , are...

    With mold machines the Makino F5's etc. new , are still a $200K to $250K proposition, even though they are made in Singapore but cheaper than the very top drawer old school Makinos.

    In 5 axis high...
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    I was thinking very much the same thing … Haven't...

    I was thinking very much the same thing … Haven't priced it out exactly.

    One thing potentially that the UMC 1500 has going for it is that it's a traveling ram riding on the bridge and the table is...
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    ^^^ I agree , I can't figure that one out either...

    ^^^ I agree , I can't figure that one out either (truth be told).

    These Genos prices I may have to check in local sellers … That's a pretty major price drop.




    ^^^ Originally it's...
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    Wow... ______ I guess I find Hermle easy...

    Wow...

    ______

    I guess I find Hermle easy to work with as I have experience of various projects over the years in Germany/ international projects. I'm not 100% fluent in German but I have a...
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    I think that's an interesting analogy. The UMC...

    I think that's an interesting analogy. The UMC 500 looks to be very good value for sure.

    Does Toyota still use Toyoda machines ?

    ~ Pulling focus on the UMC 1500 Duo , had some fun pricing up...
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    That's kinda funny … I think there's a...

    That's kinda funny …

    I think there's a difference of opinion on grinding or use of abrasives (for example with air spindles etc.) on the Hermles as a lot of the filtration systems and linear...
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    Wow that bad, lol … Mild confession ~ In...

    Wow that bad,

    lol …

    Mild confession ~ In my area the original seller of Hermle's and Hurco's etc. was somebody that kinda hated my guts (no problem really) , very 'Odd" dynamic but he's not...
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    Sounds like you bought at a really good time. ...

    Sounds like you bought at a really good time.

    The longer travels on DMU 3rd gen and extra iron really set it apart from it's predecessor.

    Nice.
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