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    Have you tried centering the probe and then just...

    Have you tried centering the probe and then just unload/reload into the spindle and check it again? Just a thought maybe your stylus isn't moving your probe is not repeatably reloading.
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    I second everything said about the coolant pump....

    I second everything said about the coolant pump. I have done surfacing with this machine and was pleased with the results. Power? Plenty. Rigidity? Absolutely. The control took some getting used to...
  3. Leave .01-.015 on the floor for finishing not...

    Leave .01-.015 on the floor for finishing not .005 Also are you using a rougher and a finisher or just one tool as your surface finish is not that great anywhere.
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    Wow thank you so wmpy much that's just what I...

    Wow thank you so wmpy much that's just what I wanted to hear!
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    Moore CNC Jig Grinder control wont come on.

    Moore CNC Jig Grinder control wont come on. Moore 450 CPR with a Fanuc Series 15-MA control 01/91 . It worked up until a year ago when it started acting up and would just suddenly shut off as if you...
  6. Thread: New Machine Day!

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    I have seen it too! Its like buying a Ferrari and...

    I have seen it too! Its like buying a Ferrari and when the salesman gets to tires you say " I have 4 mismatched bald tires in my garage. Its a a Ferrari what difference will tires make?"
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    I dont know what the Jig grinder did I didnt run...

    I dont know what the Jig grinder did I didnt run it. All I know is it took FOREVER to make a part. If I was surface grinding I would take more than .0005 in a pass and step over would be about 1/3...
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    I hardmill all the time but this punch is .375...

    I hardmill all the time but this punch is .375 long and only .08 wide. I figured I would burn up a lot of punch blanks and end mills trying to get right so I am trying this. I have actually had some...
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    CBN grinding in a VMC?

    I am currently trying to grind a .079 X .21 rectangle with .02 radius on all four corners. The machine is an Okuma M-560-v. My tool is a CBN ID grinding wheel with an OD of .19. I am radially...
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    Your going to love this machine I love mine best...

    Your going to love this machine I love mine best machine I ever programmed and ran.
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    They almost always send two to us. We are a big...

    They almost always send two to us. We are a big corporation with deep pockets. One of them will be a trainee guaranteed.
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    Nope not the vise handle. I never did that one....

    Nope not the vise handle. I never did that one.
    A piece of scrap cut away from my part got jammed between the table, covers, and door.
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    Okuma Genos M560V way covers.

    I had a bad end to the night last night. Smashed the Y axis way covers. At first it looked like I could hammer them into some usable shape before the replacement covers got here but after digging...
  14. I agree can the customer check the part and ask...

    I agree can the customer check the part and ask what is its function. With that said I have made many parts using double sided tape. First problem I see is the tape is not held to a strict thickness...
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    Demagnatize it before you burn or you will get over burn.

    Demagnatize it before you burn or you will get over burn.
  16. SFM Calculation.

    Why is 3.85 more accurate than 4? I have 4 flutes not 3.85. Teach me. Thanks Slugo.
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    Speed?

    I run 275 SFM in 15-5 PH 40 Rc. You should run @ about 1000 SFM in AL as long as you are not sloting ie full 180deg engagement of the tool. As long as the depth of cut is less than 1\3 the diameter...
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    MasterCamX3 simulation problems?

    Hi all, I am programing a part not to complex and have all my operations in one file. To clarify I manipulated the original model and copy it to different levels and oriented it the way it was to be...
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    CNC verses Z plunge EDM.

    HI XYZ.
    Both Roy and Blue make good points, but a CNC machine is far superior to a plunge EDM and in the end is easier to use. A Z axis EDM needs many different sized electrodes to produce a good...
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    Z return

    The reason the z axis returned to home (the uppermost position) is that in the AWF screen the z protect is checked, not a big deal but it will do this on every wire feed. lots of wasted time!
    Good...
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    Raceway park.

    Was there Sunday somber mood. Saw some good runs.
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    Precision level

    Thanks for the help, I thought it was that eazy just wanted to make certain.
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    How is this done

    My level is off by quite a bit and I want it to be almost perfect. Would you please describe the procedure for calabration of the level. I have a 12" level but the mfg is unknown. I opened the cover...
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    MOCON stands for motion control its the main...

    MOCON stands for motion control its the main moition board.
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    stupid question?

    This may sound like a stupid question but is this cabin on your property or on anothers private property, or even state land?
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