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  1. I agree that is valuable in a number of ways,...

    I agree that is valuable in a number of ways, albeit pretty impractical for most stuff due to manufacturing/cost limitations.

    With respect to stress, material usage and placement, it's never a...
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    I like copper lines because they are reliable,...

    I like copper lines because they are reliable, easy to get and quick to assemble (albeit not as quick as some of the other solutions listed). I haven't used the Shark Bite fittings but I wouldn't...
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    I'd probably get a line of communication going...

    I'd probably get a line of communication going with the Heidenhain crew in Germany that still use and repair these specific controls. Every time I've contacted Heidenhain or Hermle, most recently...
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    I use a TNC355 on my 1991 Hermle UWF851 multiple...

    I use a TNC355 on my 1991 Hermle UWF851 multiple times a week to cut complex 3D surfaces. It's not the fastest but I drip feed all of the code over an RS232 connection with TNCServer software (free...
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    For me the reason is stability. I fought with...

    For me the reason is stability. I fought with stability for a few versions (mostly 2016 and 2018) so I locked in to the most stable version for my gear which happened to be SolidWorks 2017 SP5. It...
  6. Thread: 5C collets

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    Hi, I'd like one each of the Hardinge. Thanks.

    Hi, I'd like one each of the Hardinge. Thanks.
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    Used them a ton, mostly for custom motion...

    Used them a ton, mostly for custom motion controllers and camera feedback systems. I prefer the Storm cases, which have a better latch system and are just a bit more polished than the standard...
  8. Yea, sorry I wasn't thinking about your question...

    Yea, sorry I wasn't thinking about your question correctly. Trace definitely doesn't do arcs well. I usually get all linear moves around arcs, including holes.

    If you want true arcs, you can...
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    Just a follow up. I've been testing 2020 SP5 for...

    Just a follow up. I've been testing 2020 SP5 for a few weeks now and it has been stable on both my custom built desktop rig and P53 Thinkpad. A few notes:


    Only one crash thus far (running for...
  10. I can't say I've seen that exact issue. Can you...

    I can't say I've seen that exact issue. Can you post the part or at least the geometry we're talking about? What version of HSMWorks and SolidWorks?

    Have you tried doing a 3D sketch of the...
  11. I'll take the first two lots and one of the...

    I'll take the first two lots and one of the larger pieces. PM incoming. Thanks.
  12. Interested to hear about the discrepencies.

    Interested to hear about the discrepencies.
  13. Square Dial Lathe Compound Handle Spanner Nut

    Anyone have an extra? Just noticed mine has fallen off and it isn't showing up on the shop floor.

    A pic...
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  14. I need one of these machines.

    I need one of these machines.
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    Books arrived well packed and pristine. Sad I...

    Books arrived well packed and pristine. Sad I missed out on some of the others.
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    I would add window machining to the methods that...

    I would add window machining to the methods that you've included above as my go-tos.

    If you're not aware, this is the approach where parts are embedded into material leaving stock around the parts...
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    Another vote for Harvey

    Another vote for Harvey
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    In an effort to create the best Heidenhain post,...

    In an effort to create the best Heidenhain post, lets compare. I've attached mine. I believe I have this post outputting a vertical lead in radius.

    To the original poster, I run adaptive...
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    Got to be quicker on the draw... Please add...

    Got to be quicker on the draw...

    Please add these four to my list:

    Forming by Draw Bench, Power Rolls and Spinning, Vol. 2 in Bureau of aeronautics Forming Methods, Lindsay Publications reprint...
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    When machining carbon fiber I prefer flood...

    When machining carbon fiber I prefer flood coolant in addition to a vacuum to keep the dust down. I've wanted to try using a thin layer of Anchorlube over the surface to try and keep the dust...
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    Is the drive installed? Doesn't look like it's...

    Is the drive installed? Doesn't look like it's showing up in the list of drives available.

    Have you looked through the parameters list for anything regarding axis enable/disable?
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    I'd like: Hydrostatic Bearings for Machine...

    I'd like:

    Hydrostatic Bearings for Machine Tools and similar applications, F.M. Stansfield, Machinery Publishing Co., 1970, isbn 0-206-85333-1, hardbound with dust jacket, very good, $45

    PM...
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    Sign me up for a CAT 40 holder as soon as you...

    Sign me up for a CAT 40 holder as soon as you have them. Would be cool to sell an 1" OD extension (maybe 6") that plugs into a holder as well.

    My uses include cutting off one and done parts,...
  24. I'm attaching my AMC setup file for the Y-axis in...

    I'm attaching my AMC setup file for the Y-axis in case anyone else happens to need a starting point or reference.

    Important notes for this installation:


    You must disable the axis of...
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    Thanks for the info regarding the monitor support...

    Thanks for the info regarding the monitor support and direct modeling. Seems as though SolidWorks is intent on milking their ancient code base instead of doing a proper re-write. Nothing...
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