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    thanks, I will try that next time. After...

    thanks, I will try that next time.
    After much struggle, this time i wound up extrude-cutting each line separately and then just using " thin wall" to remove the material in between. What a PITA
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    I just realized, if i go shallower, i get a...

    I just realized, if i go shallower, i get a slightly different error, " non manifold body" . WTF?

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    mastercam 2018 extrude-cut error

    Usually the extrude feature works ok, sometimes you have to fight the toggles as it defaults to " create body" and "thin wall" (under advanced), but after that it will typically cut a solid fairly...
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    hmmm, dam thing crashed when I tried to open a...

    hmmm, dam thing crashed when I tried to open a different file. However everything is opening and running now ok with no errors. Weird

    really appreciate the help guys , the job is hard and staying...
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    this is true, I went to Mastercam and tried ot...

    this is true, I went to Mastercam and tried ot decipher their procedure for Parasolid Kernel Errors (during importing), it was like 16 steps and involved messing with the registry if memory serves....
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    Mastercam Solids Kernel Error, why?

    does anyone know why Mastercam suffers so much (maybe just for me) from corrupted Solids files. I can understand maybe a conversion error when importing from Solidworks. MC doesn't like .SLDPRT ,...
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    thanks, I just posted same time as you. I used...

    thanks, I just posted same time as you.

    I used your original JPG, it was fine, some of the stars got a little wonky, but i deleted them and then moved around the ones that were still good
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    went ahead and used the pic posted above,...

    went ahead and used the pic posted above, converted JPG to DXF, scaled to inches, sized to fit a 4" x 6" plate, and leaving room for text below. seems to work well with Mastercam 2018 although I ...
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    is this still available? looks like 3 solids can...

    is this still available? looks like 3 solids can be had off TinkerCAd but i just need simple 2D DXF for engraving on a CNC mill. Our troop just put up a shade-structutre at a local fishing lake and...
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    thanks, i did read your post and skip the tries,...

    thanks, i did read your post and skip the tries, all that makes sense.

    Just to wrap up this thread, i did read and follow the procedure for aligning the band-wheels. One very important thing to...
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    so went round and round looking for anything on...

    so went round and round looking for anything on "Compound FF oil", nothing. So i looked in what i believe is a newer manual for my Kalamazoo H9AW Horizontal Saw than what i have (my manual is from...
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    thanks! that looks like a newer manual and it...

    thanks!
    that looks like a newer manual and it definitely covers more stuff. The electrical breaker box/on-off switch in that manual is a newer design than what i have.

    Edit: just found the...
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    just got quoted $1730. for the switch, an no...

    just got quoted $1730. for the switch, an no offer to either give or sell me a copy of the manual. Can someone please be so kind as to post a copy of the page detailing the band-wheel adjustment?
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    thanks , will do so

    thanks , will do so
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    ok, i just posted before seeing this . any...

    ok, i just posted before seeing this .

    any other suggestions then, short of removing the band-pulleys and knurling them ? : )
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    still curious about trying out a set of tires,...

    still curious about trying out a set of tires, this is the reply i got back from a vendor about a set of Uretheane tires, apparently need to be glued on since I use water soluble coolant on this...
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    thanks, i do have a green book called " Service...

    thanks, i do have a green book called " Service manual and parts list", january 1974. there is nothing in there about aligning the pulleys, just about blade changes and tension. The all caps are...
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    well looks like no-go on the tires, guide-lip on...

    well looks like no-go on the tires, guide-lip on band-pulleys is only 3/32" tall, and most of the tires are .095" thick. Not sure i want to re-machine the pulleys to make the lip taller, although...
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    Kalamazoo H9Aw repair question

    I've got a couple of e-mails out to places claiming to carry parts, but I have a feeling this will not be a service item. I have a broken 3-phase rocker switch, part number 9A-221 , the switch...
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    thanks, my fillet was flat with no gap and a...

    thanks, my fillet was flat with no gap and a small V, I think the proper term is butt-weld, I was adding filler too , but it was pulling up the bead and undercutting the edges none the less, based...
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    thanks for all the replies, as noted I will stick...

    thanks for all the replies, as noted I will stick to it on the thinner stuff. With 9 recall memories I really only need to dial the pulser in for .065" wall stainless tubing for full-pen welds and...
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    TIG- undercut with pulser on stainless

    I've been messing around with the pulser on our Miller Dynasty 350. At higher amperages and thicker material , say 1/4" stainless 316 base-metal and 150-180 amps, when using the pulser i get a...
  23. I actually found a manual on-line for our 24"...

    I actually found a manual on-line for our 24" shear, and it talks about set-back by way an eccentric cam in the back, and also clamping pressure. Clamping pressure is another where you have to...
  24. thanks, embarrassed to admit I just learned this...

    thanks, embarrassed to admit I just learned this adjustment yesterday. On the 4 footer it was actually fine, set to 3/32's, but our small 24 incher was way too tight.
    The Magnabend is cool, but...
  25. Broken 18 gauge bend-brake, repair or replace?

    We have a really old Peck, Stow, and Wilcox bend-brake, I believe it's 18 gauge (or 16 ), and it's broken, weld-repaired, and is starting to crack again. The counterweights are missing, but I can...
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