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    I have used the coolant activated (on a 300psi...

    I have used the coolant activated (on a 300psi machine) and it worked okay, for small, lightweight stuff.
    We have made our own Dunham style pullers, prior to getting one of these and have not looked...
  2. Where is Pi when you need him? LOL

    Where is Pi when you need him?
    LOL
  3. Boedeker Plastics, in Shiner Texas 800-444-3485...

    Boedeker Plastics, in Shiner Texas
    800-444-3485
    Research & Compare Plastics A - Z | Boedeker

    Huge stocking supplier, and also has full service machine shop.
  4. Hmmm :typing: :skep: :vomit: :sulk: "Run...

    Hmmm
    :typing:
    :skep:
    :vomit:
    :sulk:
    "Run Forrest! Run!"
  5. I use straight coolant concentrate as a anti...

    I use straight coolant concentrate as a anti corrosion barrier, and to cut down on staining the table. (our coolant is Hangsterfers S500)
    On my '06 Hurco VMX, we have a 2" AL subplate. We have...
  6. I would love to see that! (not saying I don't...

    I would love to see that! (not saying I don't believe you...I just WANT see a part like that made in seconds!)
    It will probably make me feel machine inadequacy.
    LOL
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    My table plate is FULL of 1/2-13 tapped/ reamed...

    My table plate is FULL of 1/2-13 tapped/ reamed holes, with set screws in place.
    Every time the table gets blown off, the whistling is awful. :willy_nilly:

    Probably the smae amount of noise, but...
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    Gundog, The surface from a slitting saw, can...

    Gundog,

    The surface from a slitting saw, can be pretty, to nasty. A side cutting saw, can leave a nice finish; although, you will have to play with the speeds/ feeds/ coolant to dial in a surface...
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    I tried a Ø4" fan (a scrapped part) at 8300 rpm....

    I tried a Ø4" fan (a scrapped part) at 8300 rpm. Not near enough balls.
    Hoping the redline fan will keep me from too much coolant in the face, when blowing off the table.
  10. D Smith, I looked at the rest of your videos....

    D Smith,

    I looked at the rest of your videos. I thought the single op, thermal lens adapter, was awesome!
    Strong work!
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    Gundog, Congrats on the success. Just...

    Gundog,

    Congrats on the success.
    Just curious, may I ask why not do the parts in 1 opp, with a slitting saw removing them?
    There appears to be no radius on the wings of the part (except for 1 of...
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    I have made my share of custom knobs with...

    I have made my share of custom knobs with wings/finger grooves, etc.

    A live tooled lathe is my first go to.
    The second option would be to make the parts 1 & done, on the mill.

    Hold a strip of...
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    No I have not, but I just bought the Redline fan,...

    No I have not, but I just bought the Redline fan, after reading the comments above.
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    +1 I just called the number below, and it was...

    +1

    I just called the number below, and it was answered by a robo-operator, to direct your call.

    ADDRESS
    MULTIPRESS
    714 N. Walnut Street
    Mt. Carmel, IL 62863
    Phone: (618) 262-8666...
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    Now that I can see the larger picture, I...

    Now that I can see the larger picture, I understand what you are asking.
    Given the machine marks, that is a 3D cut, with the sole facing up. (or a 5 axis machine)

    I am not sure why the sole would...
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    Chris, This code is from a milltronics post...

    Chris,

    This code is from a milltronics post for a simple tapping opp.
    (Today, as I look at this code, I realize how poorly I did it back then. lol)

    N2375T6M06
    N2380G00X29.53Y6.0S534M03...
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    It is a convex surface???? The sole is convex? ...

    It is a convex surface???? The sole is convex?
    I understand the 2 - 4° angle of the bottom of the putter to the face (loft), but I have not seen much in the way of a rounded bottom.
    Do you mean...
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    Nope! Look at the GSS, misaligned and haphazard...

    Nope!
    Look at the GSS, misaligned and haphazard stamping (actually engraving) . That is by design. It is "handmade" :rolleyes5: and the stamping just keeps that image going.
    I am surprised that it...
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    Ha! We used to intentionally "ping" bottom face...

    Ha!
    We used to intentionally "ping" bottom face of the putter, to give it the "handmade" look.
    You would be surprised how a little thing like making a run of serialized 20 pcs. (001 of 20, etc...)...
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    LOL Try "German Stainless Steel" as a sales...

    LOL
    Try "German Stainless Steel" as a sales gimmick.
    Scotty Cameron (IIRC) first used it, and now everybody is using GSS vs SST. Haha!!!
    Now even Piretti (my old customer) is using the same...
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    When we made putters, the surface you show is...

    When we made putters, the surface you show is done with side of an endmill.
    (the back of the putter was facing the spindle on op1)
    When the putter heads were machined complete, they were polished...
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    303 or 17-4 HH1150 condition. I just bought a...

    303 or 17-4 HH1150 condition.
    I just bought a Grade 2 Ti bar, Ø4" x 42" lg: It was $2400.00:crazy:
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    Try this. AEROTAR LYCOMING ST-289 INTAKE PIPE...

    Try this.
    AEROTAR LYCOMING ST-289 INTAKE PIPE SWAGING TOOL | Aircraft Spruce

    I rebuilt / remanufactured one for a local guy. New they are between $6-8K, just because they are for aircraft....
    ...
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    Not us. lol There is nothing big about my...

    Not us. lol
    There is nothing big about my operation. :)
    A couple of guys, myself, and a bookkeeper make up Vision Mfg.

    We are in Spring. It is a northern suburb of the Houston metroplex,...
  25. I do love to machine me some 12L14 :D or some...

    I do love to machine me some 12L14 :D or some 11L17.
    Maybe the 4140 hex is more expensive to make, given the mechanical properties, or, it could be (and probably is) because they can make more $$$$....
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