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    But the trick is to make the "some logical and...

    But the trick is to make the "some logical and justified" war a bit painful at home.
    Then you can "solve" the war just in time for elections and look like a hero pulling that few percent you need....
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    Upgrading a manual CMM to DCC is no small task. I...

    Upgrading a manual CMM to DCC is no small task. I have done a few and questioned the time/money spent.
    It can be done but the custom charges are way out there.
    As a base a controller and the 5-10K...
  3. Perhaps here: Ion Nitriding, Plasma Nitriding,...

    Perhaps here:
    Ion Nitriding, Plasma Nitriding, Salt Bath Heat Treating, & Steam Treating by Sun Steel Treating - Detroit Area, Michigan - Sun Steel Treating - Detroit Area, Michigan
    I don't know...
  4. Stepping or clearing the end of a live center is...

    Stepping or clearing the end of a live center is common.
    Obviously you need to get in there and be able to cut inside out and most holders do not like this.

    Cole2534 points to a nice groover but...
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    Gears engage on line at a time. All power is...

    Gears engage on line at a time. All power is transmitted though that contact line at any point in time.
    Splines are so different which is why they can be smaller and hold up to much higher power...
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    How good are smart phones as levels. Some must be...

    How good are smart phones as levels. Some must be better than others in sensitivity.
    An level to what, is the case zero? Some attachment of nice ground steel to use and flip flop to get zero? ...
  7. I give. Assume free flowing fuel pouring into...

    I give.
    Assume free flowing fuel pouring into the motor as it sits
    How does it hydraulic and bend a rod? The starter does not have this kind of power and since the intake is flooded I don't see how...
  8. If it is blueprint tooling and no design which...

    If it is blueprint tooling and no design which rules apply?
    OK to share prices and ask for re-quote?
    Bob
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    I have to ask. What does button pusher above...

    I have to ask.
    What does button pusher above average pay mean here.... I have a house nearby.
    Bob
  10. Thread: Fly Cutting

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    Your ability with a standard or oversized sized...

    Your ability with a standard or oversized sized R8 B-port or clone is noted.
    You are most certainly a whizz EE as you have proven here over and over but maybe not a machinist.
    Bob
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    TPG 322 mill cutters are for manual machines. I...

    TPG 322 mill cutters are for manual machines.
    I know of no decent mill cutter that uses tnmg 432 inserts.
    There is a whole big problem in such a design on reasonable cutter diameters.
    Just go real...
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    Fork lift under, an easy move. It is not top...

    Fork lift under, an easy move. It is not top heavy.
    Never seen one of these with ball or roller ways but look under the table.
    If normal ways bring the spindle housing down of a 4x4 piece of wood...
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    You do not want to drill out the tap, you want to...

    You do not want to drill out the tap, you want to core it.
    If parts of the tap break off they jam and kill the threads and the cutting tool.
    Yes it is a very fine touch and poke process. At 3/8...
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    I don't think it fake fake and for sure and I've...

    I don't think it fake fake and for sure and I've done worse as a younger man.
    Maybe it is as I would expect more tilt towards the ass end so that seems weird without an extra strap but I do not know...
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    No, just plain wrong thinking. Bob

    No, just plain wrong thinking.
    Bob
  16. You may not like this chuck for thin or small...

    You may not like this chuck for thin or small parts.
    You block not so magnetic parts say carbide or ceramics. You do not always need a fine pole but small part and blocking placement matters....
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    Making and controlling auto drive-train splines...

    Making and controlling auto drive-train splines just sucks.
    So many ways for it to come out wrong even when it seems right.
    Adjust to get gauge #4 in and now #3 is out, tweak again and now #1 is...
  18. Is this sarcastic or real in this old thread....

    Is this sarcastic or real in this old thread.
    Can we consider or even think Gordo sane or caring about the world in any shape or form,
    He is the bad guy.
  19. I'm confused, how thin a layer and how much...

    I'm confused, how thin a layer and how much dressing or sticking will one of these silver colored wheels take?
    My resin wheels have a 1/8 to 1/2 inch worth of usable abrasive and bond These shiny...
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    Are you buying these in insert boxes or real...

    Are you buying these in insert boxes or real quantities of say 500-1000 inserts per order?
    The price changes.
  21. Ramp and two wheelers for the household stuff....

    Ramp and two wheelers for the household stuff.
    Low level truck or trailer for the house stuff so the ramp is not steep. Big snowmobile trailers, long car trailers and of course U-Haul.
    Local high...
  22. And if you question or poke them a bit you will...

    And if you question or poke them a bit you will have 40 answers from those ten people.
    Each right and each wrong.
    Bob
  23. Nano and pico-second lasers are certainly the...

    Nano and pico-second lasers are certainly the cat's ass at cutting with low temp into the part and high accuracy but they are not cheap by any stretch of the imagination.
    Prices are coming down but...
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    One thing I find interesting is that size matters...

    One thing I find interesting is that size matters in some sense.
    Everyone swats flies without a thought.
    If you have mice most will set traps and not be so concerned.
    A squirrel, or bigger and you...
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    I'd agree but be smaller than .070 as you just...

    I'd agree but be smaller than .070 as you just want to cut the core.
    Don't know how deep.
    Crudely ground left hand carbide spades are very useful for broken tap extraction but at this size it is a...
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