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    Feeler's website is pathetic. I learned nothing...

    Feeler's website is pathetic. I learned nothing about the machine.
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    It looks like a nice little machine. If price is...

    It looks like a nice little machine. If price is good, go for it.
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    Keeping it simple G97 S250 M3 G0 X5.1 Z0.3 M8...

    Keeping it simple

    G97 S250 M3
    G0 X5.1 Z0.3 M8
    G92 X5.42 Z-1.125 F0.0833
    X5.43
    X5.44
    X5.45
    X5.46
    X5.470
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    Add another $8-10/hr to those numbers and you're...

    Add another $8-10/hr to those numbers and you're closer to reality.
    Good people cost money. And you better have good benefits too or you'll never have anyone decent even think of working for you.
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    Rebranded Kennametal then.

    Rebranded Kennametal then.
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    There are more than you would think. Usually in...

    There are more than you would think. Usually in the high volume, high production shops. They have programmers who have never touched a machine in their life. Sometimes they even have engineers do the...
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    You go in and re-program it in CAM and rep-post...

    You go in and re-program it in CAM and rep-post the program. Duh! 😂
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    C++ and G code have nothing in common. Knowing...

    C++ and G code have nothing in common. Knowing one or the other does not mean you will learn or understand the other.
  9. Too many people have watched the Titans of CNC...

    Too many people have watched the Titans of CNC videos on youtube and think that his bullshit is real.
  10. Any reason why you are not using an insert drill...

    Any reason why you are not using an insert drill for that hole?
  11. You can't treat the live tool of a lathe as if it...

    You can't treat the live tool of a lathe as if it is the same as milling in a VMC. It's nowhere close. I am not surprised that the spindle stalled with a 1/2" endmill trying to just plunge 3/4" in...
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    They are available with Heidenhein control too,...

    They are available with Heidenhein control too, not just Fanuc.
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    I don't think I'll ever be able to understand...

    I don't think I'll ever be able to understand this one. Not knowing or understanding what the code will do for you is just wild to me.
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    Money talks, bullshit walks. It's been that way...

    Money talks, bullshit walks. It's been that way since the dawn of time.
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    Your 21i has manual guide? That's the first time...

    Your 21i has manual guide? That's the first time I've heard of a 21i with manual guide.

    Anyway, I am guessing you are running the programs with the silly manual guide cycles like G1123 or whatever...
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    I am guessing it is using G30 to go to the tool...

    I am guessing it is using G30 to go to the tool change position? Something like G30 X2.0 Z5.0?
    On the 21i-t from what I remember, a parameter needs to be changed with the x and z values for the G30...
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    Classic bait and switch. I was in a similar...

    Classic bait and switch. I was in a similar situation last year in June.
    Left a job to go to a different one. Got a huge pay raise ($7.50/hr) and was hired to program, setup and sometimes operate...
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    Poll: I am all three, so I program, setup and run my...

    I am all three, so I program, setup and run my machine. Half of the guys in our shop program their parts and obviously setup and run their machines. The other half sets up and run their machines. We...
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    There is no tool with zero nose radius. When you...

    There is no tool with zero nose radius.
    When you program the finish move you need to add the .005 radius value plus the radius of the groove tool. Lets say the tool has a .007 nose radius so your R...
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    Collet pad jaws. Collet Pads and Jaws | American...

    Collet pad jaws. Collet Pads and Jaws | American Made | Dillon Manufacturing
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    Very typical of this trade. Only way to get a big...

    Very typical of this trade. Only way to get a big salary bump is to move so I am not surprised that the new hire is making more than you.
    I was the new hire at my current job 3 years ago. I am...
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    Manual guide i to program and have it spit...

    Manual guide i to program and have it spit straight G code.
    I work with sand castings the majority of time and I can easily edit out the code to what I want it to do.
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    Why did the programmer get fired?

    Why did the programmer get fired?
  24. That's some large work. Not for everyone. Job...

    That's some large work. Not for everyone.

    Job listing is fine. I would consider it if I lived in the area.
  25. I am not a shop owner so don't know for sure. I...

    I am not a shop owner so don't know for sure.
    I would think that a swiss lathe is probably the most profitable machine.
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