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    I am always in awe in the videos that show off...

    I am always in awe in the videos that show off machine tool use for the polish and clean.
    How is that done? Even the mill column here looks nice.
    Doing carbide grind in water for many years my...
  2. You do realize that with 4 nuts these machines...

    You do realize that with 4 nuts these machines come apart and moving the two pieces is easier.
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    Beach or play sand works. Diamond not needed. You...

    Beach or play sand works. Diamond not needed. You are blasting the cobalt binder and the tungsten carbide falls out.
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    Or sandblast the inside of the collet too or have...

    Or sandblast the inside of the collet too or have it grit coated on the inside.....
    Endmill holder seems easier, If your carbide tool does not have a notch you will need to hand grind one on it....
  5. More than one maker. These are known as "veined...

    More than one maker.
    These are known as "veined pcd end mills". Google it.
    The parts pictured....deserve :bowdown:
    Bob
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    I sit on the sidelines an read all with interest...

    I sit on the sidelines an read all with interest and wonder how fixing or leadership works.
    I think the vote here is known which I find more curious.
    Bob
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    The phone is linked to you, you are linked to...

    The phone is linked to you, you are linked to here among others I would think.
    Different names used do not matter. Data mining is big dollars and goes deep.
    Shooting the shit at work and I...
  8. Are we maybe a tad paranoid? If the CIA, NSA and...

    Are we maybe a tad paranoid?
    If the CIA, NSA and other three letterer places trust such services perhaps you could?

    "I have just enough friends in the computer business to know that the split...
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    Wait.......

    Wait.......
  10. Consider the fact that when entering a drill is...

    Consider the fact that when entering a drill is cutting on one side before the other sees any metal. What is happening right then, that tiny time before tip two sees any work?
    Shorter or stiffer...
  11. Anything below a .006 true radius on carbide is a...

    Anything below a .006 true radius on carbide is a problem and cost to make should go way up.
    Rads down in the thou or three are often put on by hand and if checked under 350x mag don't really look...
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    Do you know the difference between a sine wave...

    Do you know the difference between a sine wave scale and a square wave scale just for the starting point?
    The connectors different on purpose. The guts or "brains" in the scale not the same.
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    I so hope this not true and refuse to surrender...

    I so hope this not true and refuse to surrender to such thinking.
    My glass is half full and that automation and AI will provide better lives for all.
    Automation brought automobiles, microwaves,...
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    I like BigB's post 5 "He told me that we have...

    I like BigB's post 5 "He told me that we have competitors and if they automate and we don't, they will be eating our lunches."
    For sure if you automated something and your best friend's wife is now...
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    The automation designers have to have respect for...

    The automation designers have to have respect for the widget maker and show it.
    The employee not confident in doing something new. Who builds that confidence?
    When going from B-ports to CNCs I had...
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    Wow, why do i think a much bigger hammer or force...

    Wow, why do i think a much bigger hammer or force used in use of this screw/nut than pictured.
    Yes this fixable, the person who has used it maybe not.
    More important a fix is why did it die? Will...
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    I have to ask why you want to know the exact...

    I have to ask why you want to know the exact make, model or year?
    This would even enter my mind as a new owner.
    Hoping to sell and wanting us to ID so you can list?
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    Confused, you are wanting money for manuals and...

    Confused, you are wanting money for manuals and the guy looking for free goes MiA and no response?
    We where all once zero dollar newbies seeking information. One should not forget that in judgment.
  19. Can we agree that any is better than none once...

    Can we agree that any is better than none once above a zero to one mic?
    One needs something to believe in.
    Bob
  20. No.............

    No.............
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    My mistake. Language? Did see that or think that...

    My mistake. Language?
    Did see that or think that you into this world.
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    Confused on what "nicked" means. They are made...

    Confused on what "nicked" means.
    They are made to be run hard and put up wet.
    BTW, seasick is no apology or short. I think all have had it to some point if we want to be truthful.
    Sucks being...
  23. Most love and trust "outside calibrated" to all...

    Most love and trust "outside calibrated" to all kinds of zeros.
    Anyone every send masters or blocks to a NIST traceable calib house, a week later to a second, and then too a third?
    Now I zero to...
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    There are many levels of making nice piston...

    There are many levels of making nice piston holes.
    Each has a working. Mega bucks to do what the big makers do but is it needed?
    No small shop can ever hope to compete with Honda, Toyota, GM, Ford...
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    I do not like needles. Just about passed out...

    I do not like needles.
    Just about passed out when then the dog blood sample taken.
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