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  1. I guess im thrown off as to someone thinking this...

    I guess im thrown off as to someone thinking this is new technology. I mean, Featurecam, Esprit, and Catia had this in the late 90's and early 2K's. Chip thinning, Whirlwind, visualisation, (Multiple...
  2. My point was the same as Seymore's, What the hell...

    My point was the same as Seymore's, What the hell are you talking about. "Breathing life into their machines thru software"?

    Sorry but Haas is not living any sort of nightmare. It just seems this...
  3. I busted out on that one. I was trying to stay...

    I busted out on that one. I was trying to stay out of this but the fact my 15 year old Chinese female students understand this clearly and a programmer doesn't just solidifies my point of today's CNC...
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    I left the Haas control out because that's a bit...

    I left the Haas control out because that's a bit controversial. The Display is made in Chongqing China and the internals are mostly made in Shenyang. Haas claims to "Build" the control in Oxnard so I...
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    Remember, I said "Botched" as in screwed up...

    Remember, I said "Botched" as in screwed up something great. Fanuc is a prime example. Most high end machines in USA today are ran by a Japanese control invented in America. Lets see, Siemens is...
  6. Need some help with a UMC-750 post for Fusion.

    I had a message asking me for some help from someone in the Haas group using Fusion on a UMC. He sent me a sample of the code and right off the bat there's issues with the post or settings, Im...
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    Maybe you want to think about that statement a...

    Maybe you want to think about that statement a little bit.

    What has America really accomplished since the end of WW2 that they didn't botch in the end?

    Yeah, built an automotive empire only...
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    We're under a nationwide military imposed...

    We're under a nationwide military imposed quarantine now since yesterday and in as little as 48 hours it is obvious that this will be devastating for us.

    All businesses non essential are ordered...
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    Cincinnati did this back in the 90's on machines...

    Cincinnati did this back in the 90's on machines with the A-2100. The first few I bought had featurecam on the control as an option. I opted for it thinking it would be dongle protected and I could...
  10. Emanuel pretty much nailed it when he said they...

    Emanuel pretty much nailed it when he said they "Pull the number out of there ass". You have to figure the average "Skilled and seasoned" Chinese machine shop polytech graduate makes about 2500 RMB...
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    You do realize this is a guy in India with a...

    You do realize this is a guy in India with a pirated copy of NX, right?
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    Well, good luck in your little venture. I...

    Well, good luck in your little venture. I understand that Kansas manufacturing shops are laying off machinist by the hundreds right now. My inbox has more resumes than we can review.



    Sounds...
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    The Ingersoll ISO PLUS and Powerfeed13 are really...

    The Ingersoll ISO PLUS and Powerfeed13 are really nice.

    The ISO PLUS has 8 edges and .060 DOC while keeping a 1 deg ramp angle. the body design is nice as its pockets extend a good ways from the...
  14. Oh no,,,, You don’t need that kind of negativity...

    Oh no,,,, You don’t need that kind of negativity in your life!!!
  15. Things were just staring to get back to normal...

    Things were just staring to get back to normal here until about 4 hours ago. My orders from China and Vietnam were close to being on schedule, damage control with customers was all but finished. My...
  16. Acra makes a really good lathe and even better...

    Acra makes a really good lathe and even better mills. Nothing hobby or lightweight about them. I had a row setup turning header shafts out of 8" 4140 60" long for asphalt recycling machines for many...
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    PM has became extremely relaxed over the years. I...

    PM has became extremely relaxed over the years. I got a 7 day bad back in 08 for having Obama as an avatar by Don. This is when Don and I worked at the same shop 15 feet from one another! I asked him...
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    Yes. But you can't have it........

    Yes. But you can't have it........
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    Pffft, While that may not be professionally drawn...

    Pffft, While that may not be professionally drawn I have to say I have had plenty worse than that. Kinda looks like the "Engineer" didn't have access to a good CAD. I can see it may be a poor design...
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    Seems everything is going fingerprint now. I...

    Seems everything is going fingerprint now. I bought a new Macbook a few weeks ago with the new touch bar. On the right hand side it has a fingerprint scanner that is required for everything. Opening...
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    With the price of USB software fingerprint locks...

    With the price of USB software fingerprint locks going for $5-$10 it will be easy.
  22. I'm in the old Do-All group as well. The...

    I'm in the old Do-All group as well. The versatility is just unmatched, Having the chain latch self feed is nice and I don't really remember seeing a rollin with a blade welder on the side. I know...
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    Really? I love that smell, reminds me of being...

    Really? I love that smell, reminds me of being young and ambitious and when tools would actually last. And of course my mother making me buy a used washer and dryer for work clothes. I still run...
  24. Yeah, there's something about Toolmex and...

    Yeah, there's something about Toolmex and threading. Even my antique Toolmex Polamco radial drill has rigid tapping for every thread I've needed. I'll put their quality up in the same league as...
  25. I was kind of wondering this myself. To the OP,...

    I was kind of wondering this myself. To the OP, Do you really need a MPG? For me they just get in the way, just one more obstacle hanging around. About the only time I use one is on big planer mills....
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