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    I would agree. I had luck with up work. I built...

    I would agree. I had luck with up work. I built most of my sites myself but have the Russians or Ukranians modify the finer points
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    Hello. As other have said you can use wordpress...

    Hello.
    As other have said you can use wordpress for this but as you are on square space you might be able to do this as well. In this case you have to treat this as an advanced contact form....
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    Hello. I was mainly trying to point out the fact...

    Hello.
    I was mainly trying to point out the fact that parts of it a little more difficult to run than HSM even at the stage that I use it, and that I believe that difficulty to be compounded when...
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    Not to poop on esprit, I have it for the lathe,...

    Not to poop on esprit, I have it for the lathe, but I am not sure how good it is for surfacing, seems it would be difficult to set boundaries. I have hsm as well and it is a bit annoying to get the...
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    Hello. I have esprit. I like it because it's not...

    Hello.
    I have esprit. I like it because it's not owned by some big company. It does import solid works. If you go the esprit route be sure to get training as sometimes it's bass ackwards in certain...
  6. Hello. If this gets found. Discovered another...

    Hello.
    If this gets found. Discovered another reason to do the wrap. One can use it if the Y is over travel.
  7. Wrap face contouring or regular contouring on a y lathe

    Hello.

    I am programming a part in 101 OFE and would like to know what the advantage would be to going for regular contouring rather than wrap face contouring on a Y enabled okuma lb. The wrap is a...
  8. Thank you.

    Thank you.
  9. Dumb question about taps for helicoil inserts.

    Howdy.
    I have to make a bunch of 4 40 holes for a 4 40 hellicoil. Do I use the same feeds and speeds as I would for a normal 4 40 tap? I need the same pitch, right?
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    Hello. I have no experience with either machine...

    Hello.
    I have no experience with either machine but from what I remember from westec, datron does not Ridgid tap.
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    Yes. 5 curious.

    Yes. 5 curious.
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    Hello. My problem is that my part runs are not...

    Hello.
    My problem is that my part runs are not that big. Right now I am doing multiples of 1 or 2 and they all have holes on the sides. This trend looks to continue. So I thought a 5 axis might be...
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    I also forgot to mention that I can see myself...

    I also forgot to mention that I can see myself using the 5 axis more than a vertical. As far as an angle head, that does solve a few problems but it's not a one and done thing.

    I like the Hass...
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    Hello. I actually really like the OSP. The...

    Hello.

    I actually really like the OSP. The hurco machine just seemed interesting. Also as far as buying Hurco, when I was shopping for the lathe, Hurco would never call back. As far as holding I...
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    Hello. The plates a rough. At the moment I...

    Hello.

    The plates a rough. At the moment I talon grip them on the first op and then flip and turn them all over the place. Mainly, the sides just need holes and threads, the pocketing and all the...
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    5axis machine questions

    Howdy.
    I am thinking about getting into 5 axis. Most of the parts I do a rectangular al plate but they all have holes on most sides so flipping them is getting annoying. The sizes vary but about...
  17. Fixed it. Disconnected and reconnected everything.

    Fixed it. Disconnected and reconnected everything.
  18. Yes. Its enabled. Did all the steps. Weird

    Yes. Its enabled. Did all the steps. Weird
  19. Cant change tools on Haas VF after installing roatary. 4th

    Hello.

    I must have done something wrong. I put in the rotary connected all the three lines and did the startup procedure and all that. Now when I ask for a tool change it says wrong mode or...
  20. Hello. Two different diameters and only one live...

    Hello. Two different diameters and only one live tool available. Thank you. I wish I could use a drill.
  21. Hellical plunge drilling giudelines.

    Hello.

    I need to drill a few holes with an endmill into 1018. I am going to use a reduced shank .375 4 flute endmill that is going to go about 1-2 inches deep. The endmill is 2.125 reach. Can...
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    Final question. When I part this thing off...

    Final question.

    When I part this thing off should I go all the way or leave a bit and cut it manually?
    Thank you.
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    Yes. Thats what I was thinking of in the car on...

    Yes. Thats what I was thinking of in the car on the way home. Instead had to think of a back asswards way. The whole part is 6 I am assuming 3x dia stick out is ok?
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    Hello. That will fit in the bore (my limit is...

    Hello.
    That will fit in the bore (my limit is slightly under 4. But they also have a 4 inch dia part. I like the doubling up idea at the very least for its novelty to me.

    Thank you
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    Oh. Good. Client does not care how long that is....

    Oh. Good. Client does not care how long that is. It goes into a pipe.
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