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  1. I thought you wanted to retire and not want to do...

    I thought you wanted to retire and not want to do these classes anymore.
    Can't help yourself? A need to pass on to others?
    You are so welcome here anytime a group can be put together.
    I am not...
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    Parabolic drills have not so great dynamic...

    Parabolic drills have not so great dynamic stiffness. One cant help that due to the design.
    They will tend to move around or oscillate at certain frequencies.
    A push harder or softer gets you out...
  3. I think many miss the fact that the tool tip does...

    I think many miss the fact that the tool tip does not need to inline with the slide and just use a standard setup on boring heads.
    Doing so ruins the calibration on the screw but you make very small...
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    You are 100% correct that the speed has only a...

    You are 100% correct that the speed has only a small effect at the bottom of the hole since you are correct on accel.
    If carbide can't take thin-normal-thin chip sections how to milling tools work...
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    After the demo and your review you did not buy...

    After the demo and your review you did not buy one?
    So a ton of limitations, picky, picky, picky.
    Good in what it does well, not really a market killer..
    Better than an arm in some or maybe maybe...
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    I wonder how many people who drill all these...

    I wonder how many people who drill all these holes bother to cut and cross section a few looking at the actual walls.
    Perhaps doing so will quickly tell you that rapid retract is not a great idea....
  7. Why start this thread or post this? Of course it...

    Why start this thread or post this?
    Of course it is better to have someone who can rap your knuckles with a ruler, watch over your moves and show you why in real time.
    Bob
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    A 14 inch long and less than an inch in...

    A 14 inch long and less than an inch in crossection and I want to use it as homemade lathe spindle.
    This is just a bad idea
    Sure you could use black pipe and make it work but it won't be a great...
  9. You say centralized coolant tank but you seem to...

    You say centralized coolant tank but you seem to be talking of filling and maintaining a tank at each machine.
    How about using humans? A water fill valve and a raw coolant fill on on a cart with a...
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    Calibration, mounting squareness and all that...

    Calibration, mounting squareness and all that should not affect repeatability in any way.
    You will get wrong numbers but they should be consistent numbers.
    Runout is who cares if checking a...
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    I think it's fairly easy to see Willy's exit from...

    I think it's fairly easy to see Willy's exit from his posts.
    The 5 minutes was a justification. a usable reason.
    A friend of mine just got terminated as a supervisor in a auto supply plant during...
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    I'm confused. the answers seem to be at the...

    I'm confused. the answers seem to be at the bottom of the quiz so why leave a e-mail to grade your reply?
    G callout plane, right left turn, view backwards or sideways... why is there not a 5x7 plane...
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    I do not understand this math. Show me how in...

    I do not understand this math.
    Show me how in even a just in time sold that day of delivery with 1% that you make more than 1%.
    Take a simple vending machine that fills itself each morning and gets...
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    Perhaps you where not "born" to be a software guy...

    Perhaps you where not "born" to be a software guy and would not do well.
    That is not the path or true running is it?
    Many address entry or advanced level hires on the same. We want then to be like...
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    To reduce the tech talk in themite's post to...

    To reduce the tech talk in themite's post to understandable google has a better index and search on the site than the sites own search function.
    You do not want to know the why and how. Leave that...
  16. Consider one of these if nearby. optical...

    Consider one of these if nearby.
    optical comparator | eBay
    They can be moved in the back of a mini-van or truck, the optics are very good and they are very easy to use.
    Bias freely admitted, it...
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    At some point no-matter what is is this run will...

    At some point no-matter what is is this run will end and you will now be holding dead stock.
    Maybe two thousand dollars, maybe a quarter million, Is that in the plans for an absorbed loss?
    Do you...
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    Yup, which is why I push them to go back and...

    Yup, which is why I push them to go back and become engineers and then maybe a MBA which is sort of icing on the cake if you are job shopping.
    When money is available I subsidize their schooling and...
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    Last pics here Jim looks sort of old and rides a...

    Last pics here Jim looks sort of old and rides a antique motorcycle. Maybe he is from that peace and love hippie stuff generation.
    I wonder if he was at Woodstock.
    Bob
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    Isn't this just not what is expected and...

    Isn't this just not what is expected and absolutely terrible. Maybe I just do not play well with the eggheads and like to live in the dirt and real world.
    I did think it a big deal at one time but...
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    Sorry Dualkit, perhaps I overstepped the bounds....

    Sorry Dualkit, perhaps I overstepped the bounds. I just have a really sore spot about IQ tests and numbers.
    IMO it does not measure smart just a capability to maybe learn things faster and perhaps...
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    Yes, wrap your head around that as a living real...

    Yes, wrap your head around that as a living real world person. Confused?
    I've been called worse by better and take it all day long as long as they get my name right.
    So way down inside why is it...
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    This sort of thing bothers me. Really, an IQ test...

    This sort of thing bothers me. Really, an IQ test battle?
    How does testing super high here make you smart or not ignorant?
    So you are the top 99.9 percent on the land, have the Mensa ring and all...
  24. Title is split point. Am I missing something in...

    Title is split point.
    Am I missing something in the pictures? I do not see a split.
    The "belly" is flute cut geometry to perhaps new tip point angle as this relationship is fixed to give the...
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    I wonder how many "bonafide grade A machinists"...

    I wonder how many "bonafide grade A machinists" there are are GE or Raytheon.
    Recently I worked as management in a auto parts plant. Over 1000 people in our one piece of the complex.
    I'd guess I...
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