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    Titanium's yield is very close to its tensile, so...

    Titanium's yield is very close to its tensile, so it breaks if you go much past its yield point. A more ductile material like stainless steel has a much larger yield <> tensile gap, so it is not as...
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    Mine is a 2017. Start and stop PSI's are about...

    Mine is a 2017. Start and stop PSI's are about the same as yours.

    Ida Know, but maybe they added run-on time because they were seeing corrosion issues in the air end when cycle times were short?...
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    Atlas Copco GX5, 1,300 hours, no issues other...

    Atlas Copco GX5, 1,300 hours, no issues other than the very long extra runtime that is programmed in after reaching pressure, I guess to ensure burnoff of any residual moisture in the system. Added a...
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    304 and 316 1/2" are easy enough to find. $1 for...

    304 and 316 1/2" are easy enough to find. $1 for 304 or $2 for 316, from McMaster-Carr.

    Regards.

    Mike
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    If you don't need super-low axial runout,...

    If you don't need super-low axial runout, straightforward to simply drill and tap a 1/2" stainless ball. I did a few 100 of these some years ago. Definitely not rocket science and not $20 ;).
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    This made sense to me: 258166 Regards. ...

    This made sense to me:

    258166

    Regards.

    Mike
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    Longer landing gear would have been a huge...

    Longer landing gear would have been a huge engineering change. Besides the longer gear themselves, there would have to be larger compartments, which probably means moving a bunch of ancillary...
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    Take the date farther back, to 2000, to see a...

    Take the date farther back, to 2000, to see a more dramatic picture:

    257242

    Regards.

    Mike
  9. Blaser BC935SW has been very good in my VMC for...

    Blaser BC935SW has been very good in my VMC for ~3 years now. No rust in the machine, and while I do mostly aluminum, the mild steel parts I've done have never rusted. It will start to foam up if I'm...
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    If I ever get another allergic reaction flare-up...

    If I ever get another allergic reaction flare-up from the Trim 685 in the lathe, I'll send you pictures. It's pretty gross :ack2: .

    Regards.

    Mike
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    I wear 12" nitrile gloves if I get a cut on a...

    I wear 12" nitrile gloves if I get a cut on a finger/hand (happens too frequently :rolleyes5:) and would otherwise get blood on customer's parts. Bandaids don't prevent that since coolant soaks the...
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    Not knowing where you stand on "expensive," but...

    Not knowing where you stand on "expensive," but this is a very nice unit:

    WJ200-055LF 7.5HP 5.5kW 230V VFD - Hitachi

    Regards.

    Mike
  13. Thanks for the leads. My control does have double...

    Thanks for the leads. My control does have double pin connectors, so you can plug in the new batteries before unplugging the old ones.

    Hoping to find ready-to-go assemblies, to minimize the ways...
  14. Source for backup batteries for 1980 Mori Seiki SL-2B lathe, Yasnac 2000G control?

    Hi guys,

    I am having trouble finding backup batteries for my 1980 Mori Seiki SL-2B. The batteries themselves are Panasonic lithium BR-C and BR-2/3A, both 3V. The problem is the connectors.
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    Source for backup batteries for 1980

    Disregard this FUBAR-ed post
  16. Anybody know of a source for 1980 Mori Seiki SL-2B lathe? Yasnac 2000G control

    Disregard this FUBAR-ed post
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    I doubt this is an option for you, but...

    I doubt this is an option for you, but threadmilling in a CNC mill would work a treat.

    Regards.

    Mike
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    VFD. Adjust the ramp-up and ramp-down to suit....

    VFD. Adjust the ramp-up and ramp-down to suit. Install a braking resistor and get prompt decel, no need to mash the brake pedal.

    Regards.

    Mike
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    I might have ordered a few extra collet nuts from...

    I might have ordered a few extra collet nuts from Maritool now and then :wall:.

    Regards.

    Mike
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    Infinity gallons. The E10 is already at 10%. ...

    Infinity gallons. The E10 is already at 10%.

    Regards.

    Mike
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    That’s 21.25 gallons of E, so you need another...

    That’s 21.25 gallons of E, so you need another 208 gallons of gasoline to get to 10%.

    Regards.

    Mike
  22. On edit ... Regards. Mike

    On edit ...

    Regards.

    Mike
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    My experience on tariffs and material pricing ......

    My experience on tariffs and material pricing ...

    Pre-tariffs I was paying ~$2.25/# for domestic (Kaiser and Hydro) 6061, and was getting ~$0.25 for chips
    Post-tariffs (and I mean within a week...
  24. You machined Delrin to .01mm +/-.002mm thickness?...

    You machined Delrin to .01mm +/-.002mm thickness? That would be impressive.

    Regards.

    Mike
  25. 2" thick? Regards. Mike

    2" thick?

    Regards.

    Mike
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