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  1. Sorry, the bore doesn't work for what I need....

    Sorry, the bore doesn't work for what I need. Thanks for the reply tho....
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    I can't offer you any help on leveling your...

    I can't offer you any help on leveling your machine, but I offer a suggestion. I've got a very accurate level made by Digi Pas that connects to your smart phone, so you don't need 2 or more people...
  3. You ever think of using a Torrington needle...

    You ever think of using a Torrington needle bearing with an inner sleeve? That'll solve your finish questions / problems and should run OK at 180 deg
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    get rid of that shit under the 4th axis, indicat...

    get rid of that shit under the 4th axis, indicat the X axis (long axi) should be zero or close, if not check your indexer mounting and remedy. Checking the y axis ( short one) is a matter of small...
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    Forget the probe and get a Haimer 3D taster or...

    Forget the probe and get a Haimer 3D taster or the equivalent. Almost as fast, and it'll work on any machine with the same tool holder size.
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    hey Jeff in Long Beach....check out...

    hey Jeff in Long Beach....check out Automationdirect for your VFD's and all control hardware, great prices, great service and great support. I've been using their VFD's for years and have only had to...
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    Larry McNamee at EDM Support in Illinoise

    Larry McNamee at EDM Support in Illinoise
  8. sent you a PM on this.

    sent you a PM on this.
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    turret lathes are beasts!Don't worry about no...

    turret lathes are beasts!Don't worry about no lead screw, just get a die head. Quicker and easier than single point threading anyhow.Stay on the lookout for turret tooling, you can get good deals on...
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    We make these things all the time. Have a form...

    We make these things all the time. Have a form cutter ground for the vertical grooves, do the horizontal grooves with a 4th axis. I use a single flute thread mill for this. Takes a while, but does a...
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    Specialized Equipment is So Cal. Talk to Joey.

    Specialized Equipment is So Cal. Talk to Joey.
  12. Well, we have an Okamoto, and wouldn't dream of a...

    Well, we have an Okamoto, and wouldn't dream of a different kind of grinder. You usually get what you pay for.
  13. normally, material has thru holes are drilled,...

    normally, material has thru holes are drilled, material is heat treated, ground, and then wire cut.
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    I am a very happy user of Ficus Metalcam. Our...

    I am a very happy user of Ficus Metalcam. Our Sodick has onboard programming, but I don't use it. The Ficus program is great, easy to use and has good support from Keith Davis, a long time CAM...
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    look at cnc guns website

    look at cnc guns website
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    with an old machine like that, you're going to...

    with an old machine like that, you're going to want to be in touch with Larry McNamee, an old Agie expert. His company is EDM Support.
  17. Thread: drill motors

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    How much air doo these use ? The ones I've been...

    How much air doo these use ?
    The ones I've been around are kinda needy. I don't have numbers to back that up, but you won't be using a little compressor if you're drilling lots of holes quickly
  18. Thread: "Lazy" coolant

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    I've a 2018 VF4 and the coolant is almost...

    I've a 2018 VF4 and the coolant is almost instantaneous. The few times it lagged, the filter in back was dirty...cleaned it and all is good!
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    Great coolant GREAT SERVICE!

    Was not happy with my old colant,so I called Coolant Management Services and spoke to Joey, who said they would come lean my mchine, dump the old coolant and refill it with Trim 585 XT at NO COST to...
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    I've got a pneumatic helicoil installer I could...

    I've got a pneumatic helicoil installer I could be talked out of. It's basically a reversable air motor with helicoil tooling on the end. I believe you can get smaller helicoils in strips for higher...
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    we have had feed screws made by a company called...

    we have had feed screws made by a company called Kinsley, 215-348-7723 and I talked to Brandon. Very good work, they know feed screws well, it's their buisness.
  22. the sheet metal shop we use regularly just sold a...

    the sheet metal shop we use regularly just sold a Bystronic 4000 watt 6 x 12 laser with an auto loader for 60000. They paid over a million for it, and it was still working well. Bear in mind, these...
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    hundreds of pounds of Famed HDPE

    my friend has hundreds of pounds of this stuff, I had meant to say foamed HDPE, my typing sucks, sorry! They are punched out approx .5 dia x .04 thick. Anyone have a use for this?
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    another place to look for hydraulic parts is...

    another place to look for hydraulic parts is Northern Hydraulics, I think they're in Minnesota?
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    I think CNC Cookbook makes what you're asking...

    I think CNC Cookbook makes what you're asking about, and the support is excellent!
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