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  1. Thanks but I dont need it. If I need cams made I...

    Thanks but I dont need it. If I need cams made I have guys for that. It would cost me too much in downtime to make/alter them myself. We used to do this years ago, but jobs repeat so often that...
  2. Here is another one of a collar I run lots of....

    Here is another one of a collar I run lots of. https://youtu.be/DsPOpfNChzE

    These are collars that I machine blanks for. The company has a few rotary transfer machines for the 2nd op work,...
  3. I can hold +/- .0005. I use a brass stop for this...

    I can hold +/- .0005. I use a brass stop for this job and it will puck up a little bit throughout the day. I have to adjust it forward .001 after 1000 part run (End of the day)

    Holding .000/+.001...
  4. I almost bought a nut tapper with bowl feeder at...

    I almost bought a nut tapper with bowl feeder at auction last week. It was in a multi spindle shop and I told myself I would never be able to make enough qty to be competitive. I really like how they...
  5. I use it on a few jobs. I have a 3.30" long rod I...

    I use it on a few jobs. I have a 3.30" long rod I do (5-40 on one end .125" O.D.) out of 316 SS, and another at 5.30" Long. It stabilizes the part for cutoff and leaves a smaller than normal tit on...
  6. Brown and Sharpe Screw Machine, 8.750" long Rod (video)

    I forgot that I got a new phone that I could take videos of my machines running to show off. I also forget that people dont get to see this stuff often if ever.

    Here is the link...
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    Hell of a job. I am proud of ya.

    Hell of a job. I am proud of ya.
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    I run these all day every day. I use HSS-Co...

    I run these all day every day. I use HSS-Co drills at around 115-130 SFM, Run the reamer at the same speeds weather its carbide or HSS. Carbide gives much better finishes. I leave as little as...
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    There is an idea. Spindle speeders can make older...

    There is an idea. Spindle speeders can make older machines a little more productive. Might be a way to save money.
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    I have been using a wider variety of drills...

    I have been using a wider variety of drills lately and got some decent data to use. I have screw machines, they like 118-120* points, split point is preferred. I always spot drill with a 90* first.
    ...
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    I use one of these and like it very much. The...

    I use one of these and like it very much. The only downside is adding data to it. I find myself not wanting to update it as much as I should. I also dont have a great way to get an accurate count on...
  12. I went to ULINE a while back and decided Walmart...

    I went to ULINE a while back and decided Walmart was cheaper. I havent checked prices in a while but I do grab 5-10 boxes almost everytime I go to Walmart just by habit. I think shipping kills the...
  13. I saw this on my Youtube recommendations the...

    I saw this on my Youtube recommendations the other day. I had no idea it was yours. Nice Shop for a one man band.
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    I was talking to some of my suppliers recently...

    I was talking to some of my suppliers recently about this same thing. Yarde told me they did not want to take on any new customers until they can safely take care of their current customer base....
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    They are called Geometric Chasers. I have lots...

    They are called Geometric Chasers. I have lots but always could use more. See what else you have that would go with these. Generally people that have these might have other things that I could see as...
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    I may be interested in your die heads. I use...

    I may be interested in your die heads. I use these all the time on my machines. I will think about it and make you an offer on both.
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    I just tried to check speeds and feeds for a job...

    I just tried to check speeds and feeds for a job I already do and have data for.

    Just a basic .300 drill in 1215 steel. It recommended 410 SFM. Must have meant this for a carbide drill?

    It...
  18. I have only seen it on 303 not 304 or ever on...

    I have only seen it on 303 not 304 or ever on 316.

    I did just get set up with Swiss Steel yesterday and they are going to start supplying UGIMA for me. I havent been able to find a steady supplier...
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    I couldnt find anything on the control to enter...

    I couldnt find anything on the control to enter these numbers into. I will have to look again in the morning. The process you stated above looks familiar. I just cant seem to find any numbers that...
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    GT-459.DAT is the parameter file as pulled from...

    GT-459.DAT is the parameter file as pulled from the machine
    GT-459.REC is the machine record and does have some additional parameters included in this which cannot be pulled on a download....
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    So I was looking through my files today and...

    So I was looking through my files today and noticed that I have 2 other files Hardinge sent me that looks to include some more parameters.

    I cannot seem to find where to enter these parameters on...
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    I have been reading up on this solution as well....

    I have been reading up on this solution as well.

    The more I think about it the more it appears to be doing exactly what it is supposed to do. It is just not lighting up the Z axis home light. It...
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    I have a cheap ebay benchtop one (15L I think,...

    I have a cheap ebay benchtop one (15L I think, Almost 3 gal when in use).

    mine has a heater, but I find it too slow and I use a coffee maker to get the water hot first. Then use the UC heater to...
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    When I reboot from P/Can I get the Relative and...

    When I reboot from P/Can I get the Relative and Absolute coordinates zeroed out. The machine coordinates are different and not correct just by eyeballing it.

    I overtraveled the x ax to see if I...
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    I tried holding them down for 2 min and didnt do...

    I tried holding them down for 2 min and didnt do anything different.

    Tom at Hardinge just sent over the instructions (same ones I already have). Told me I would have to call [email protected] if it...
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