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    eugene area

    eugene area
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    I work for family owned shop, for the past 22...

    I work for family owned shop, for the past 22 years. I make 20 an hour now. I rent from the owner, for around half the areas going rent. I live 300ft from my work. So ya 20 is low but I figure,...
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    I have gotten drills that were not properly...

    I have gotten drills that were not properly factory ground. I just threw it in my drill pointer, a big time saver, vs hand pointing. I have noticed tin coated = better for aluminum , especially if...
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    After manual machining for 19 years learning how...

    After manual machining for 19 years learning how to use hori/vert mills, lathes, vertical lathes, od and surface grinders, the small company I work for bought a cnc mill. We had a student machinist,...
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    I did fix the D-B 1212A, It was a valve that had...

    I did fix the D-B 1212A, It was a valve that had been put in backwards, prior to us receiving it. I took every piece of that valve assembly apart twice. The first time I put it back exactly how I...
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    I am also setting up several of these used...

    I am also setting up several of these used machines. I am having a problem with one that will not reverse. I tried to pm Brian, however his box was full.

    Brian, if you could please contact me...
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    His question was not for micro work, or CNC, it...

    His question was not for micro work, or CNC, it was for manual milling. I can tell you that if you use the mfg recommended rpm/feed you will, chip/brake/burn your tooling. Yes that is not always the...
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    The shop i work in has one of these lathes,...

    The shop i work in has one of these lathes, converted to a modern control box. However the variable speed is constant(no rpm increase as diam. decreases ), This has lead/feed screws and hydro tail...
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