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  1. Mazak doesn't use tool pocket numbers, just...

    Mazak doesn't use tool pocket numbers, just reloacting them to any pocket to pull them from same pocket later. T1 tool never stays in the #1 pocket, it goes where the last one gets switched out from...
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    By chance did you just buy it from the aerospace...

    By chance did you just buy it from the aerospace facility in toronto?
  3. Stainless 304 doesn't like to weld to mild steel...

    Stainless 304 doesn't like to weld to mild steel all that nicely. I will stick, but the bond isn't desireable
  4. im surprised nobody has taken it, scrap is high...

    im surprised nobody has taken it, scrap is high up there in $.
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    Only plunge mills I know of are the unintended...

    Only plunge mills I know of are the unintended rapid Z moves. lol
  6. Not quite, does say if you were to only sell...

    Not quite, does say if you were to only sell things, its not allowed. need to participate in the forum.
  7. If its making noise, the bearings are already...

    If its making noise, the bearings are already shot. They only load it to 15% by volume and have a finite life for all 4 bearings in it.
  8. This 100% looks like a one and done plasma...

    This 100% looks like a one and done plasma cutting job. Then grind to clean up. no need for an expensive massive machine to do this. A hyper therm plasma like a 45 or 65 can be had for $3000 or less.
  9. Why is the conveyor only running for a minute?...

    Why is the conveyor only running for a minute? can't it be on fully?
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    ya could be anything electrical internally....

    ya could be anything electrical internally. failures happen easier when colder. need someone good with electronics to test all the circuits related to it.
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    a router table is still your best bet. put up a...

    a router table is still your best bet. put up a fence and stops and slide it in. no easy way to do full depth without breaking it.
  12. $50 per 4' housing at my local electrical supply...

    $50 per 4' housing at my local electrical supply house all LED and linkable. ive replaced more lights then I even know from the old T12.
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    why not just buy a 6mm R8 collet? they are like...

    why not just buy a 6mm R8 collet? they are like $15. call local tool suppliers.
  14. sounds like the air supply was lacking, how is it...

    sounds like the air supply was lacking, how is it supplied? was the tank freezing up?
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    if its like a hypertherm, they do that when the...

    if its like a hypertherm, they do that when the contact tip gets worn out and it will prevent it from starting. it protects the cable that way.
  16. come to canada, its about $4 a gallon, so dont...

    come to canada, its about $4 a gallon, so dont complain.
  17. Thread: Vtc20b

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    Is the M32b an ok controller or the newer M plus...

    Is the M32b an ok controller or the newer M plus a better control from a 1998 machine?
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    if it was like this mazak, depends what axis...

    if it was like this mazak, depends what axis needs fixed. Y or Z , not too bad as its in the open. X well I hope you have some time.
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    Stainless and aluminum is 90% of my work. but...

    Stainless and aluminum is 90% of my work.

    but like as said above, what are you building?

    tig is good but slow and you know the penetration is there but takes practice.

    spool guns are...
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    they all work, just depends what you are using...

    they all work, just depends what you are using them for, tool steel or regular old mild
  21. what is the converter rated/designed for motor...

    what is the converter rated/designed for motor wise, should be within 5% of each other ideally. Too much capacitance will pull a generated leg high.
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    being that its a 10, probably near 6-9000lbs

    being that its a 10, probably near 6-9000lbs
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    I have mixed it up in a clear pump sprayer for...

    I have mixed it up in a clear pump sprayer for small quantities.
  24. ya endmills all start from a blank and cutters...

    ya endmills all start from a blank and cutters get cut into it thus making it a few tenths undersize.
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    There was a recent article about the cost of...

    There was a recent article about the cost of steel and other materials going up as steel has gone up about 2.5 times from july due to shortages. last I checked it went from $350 a tonne up to 1135 a...
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