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  1. Thread: Dense working

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    Wow chill out man! I never said it would take...

    Wow chill out man!

    I never said it would take 4 minutes to change out a fixture, what I said is I have done the fixture swapping when it only takes a couple/few minutes per cycle and it gets old...
  2. Thread: Dense working

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    Ass-u-ming operator is never going to miss a beat...

    Ass-u-ming operator is never going to miss a beat or bathroom break...

    I know that is the goal - maximum spindle on time. I think swapping fixtures is more suited to a lower volume, but still try...
  3. Thread: Dense working

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    I can't imagine that (drill&tap only) is very...

    I can't imagine that (drill&tap only) is very high dollar work. Especially if you are getting pre-machined blanks so material markup is out. Have you priced any pre-made stuff yet? A 5c indexer with...
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    Second thought, run away! Anyone that gives a...

    Second thought, run away! Anyone that gives a tolerance on depth of thread of .010 is out there. Yes I know you can do it by measuring revolutions and math with a thread plug gage but... How are they...
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    Are they pre-cut blanks? If they are, I would say...

    Are they pre-cut blanks? If they are, I would say screw that unless you can make/buy a vibra-bowl or some type of conveyor system. Manhandling 20k small parts a month sounds like :ack2::vomit::cryin:...
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