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    Anyone else disappointed that it took 11 posts...

    Anyone else disappointed that it took 11 posts and there wasn't even a spreadsheet mentioned or a broken drill picture attached?
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    They list at around $40 each depending on size....

    They list at around $40 each depending on size. But for 14 cutting edges... that's not really all that bad if you think about it.

    CoroMill 745
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    I tell you what, if you guys need to do some...

    I tell you what, if you guys need to do some hoggin with a facemill,the Sandvik Coromill 745 is a frickin monster.
    14 cutting edges. The inserts will cost you your first born though.
    We have one...
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    Not to derail the topic, but looking at their end...

    Not to derail the topic, but looking at their end mill holders on that page, does Haas not have a dual contact spindle on any of their mills?
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    Wouldn't that be against the law? Or do you mean...

    Wouldn't that be against the law?
    Or do you mean they have a contract with the same supplier that makes (for example) the same inserts as Iscar and puts their name on them?

    I know that Sandvik...
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    What is your application? R390 will last a long...

    What is your application? R390 will last a long time if you have the right circumstances, if you don't they don't last for shit.
    And of course the programmed speeds and feeds need to be correct as...
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    I can't say anything about your requirements, but...

    I can't say anything about your requirements, but man... hogging 1144 Fatigueproof on a lathe is something I miss doing. That stuff cuts so nice.
    And the person above is spot on about tossing a...
  8. If it were me, just starting out and on a budget,...

    If it were me, just starting out and on a budget, I'd be looking at nothing other than a used Haas. Only because I don't like Fadal.
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    Congrats! I'm not a Haas guy,what does DS and ST...

    Congrats!
    I'm not a Haas guy,what does DS and ST stand for?
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    yeah but he's in Australia, so wouldn't that be...

    yeah but he's in Australia, so wouldn't that be the opposite of a compliment? :D
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    Let's see if this uploads

    Let's see if this uploads
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    Ours is Progressive Cutter Grinding out of Shelby...

    Ours is Progressive Cutter Grinding out of Shelby Township, Michigan.
    It seems their website is down,but here is a link to their Facebook:
    PCG: Progressive Cutter Grinding - Home | Facebook

    I'm...
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    Is this any help? Thread Data Charts...

    Is this any help?

    Thread Data Charts
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    Ahh Canada. That's still a lot of money for a 1"...

    Ahh Canada.
    That's still a lot of money for a 1" 6fl long reach ($600USD). I assume it's necked?
    We get a lot of our end mills made by our resharp company, I'd wager a guess a 6fl necked end mill...
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    Yeah MolyDee odor does hang around a bit eh? lol...

    Yeah MolyDee odor does hang around a bit eh? lol
    I just yanked the following from TapMatic's site Surface Treatments For Taps - Tapmatic Corporation

    Oxided
    Produced on surface of a finished tap...
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    Poll: Once you go with a quick-change,quick move jaw...

    Once you go with a quick-change,quick move jaw style you will never want to go back.
    Find a cheap used one on Ebay and give it a shot,then when you find out that you love it you'll buy new. :D
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    Poll: Chick One-Lok. By far the best design out there....

    Chick One-Lok. By far the best design out there. The solid center section makes it. Along with the quick moveable jaws.
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    What end mills are you buying that cost $800? ...

    What end mills are you buying that cost $800? :eek:
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    The thick stuff is better, it doesn't smell like...

    The thick stuff is better, it doesn't smell like cat vomit.
    Also Moly Dee is really good too.
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    You said you're drilling and tapping in a drill...

    You said you're drilling and tapping in a drill press, is your tool runout less than .001",can you ensure that your hole will be on size within .0005"? If so then get a form tap.But my advice is to...
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    Brite finish taps are generally not for steels,...

    Brite finish taps are generally not for steels, they are better for aluminum, plastics, etc..
    I say you're not ready for form taps because it appears you're new to tapping. Form taps require a...
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    Yes you need to buy the Productivity Plus add-on...

    Yes you need to buy the Productivity Plus add-on to get the Renishaw stuff.
    I don't have that add-on though.
  23. We're a job shop, so we don't use that many tools...

    We're a job shop, so we don't use that many tools on parts. Usually 5 or 6 ,but there are times where we have used 20 tools for a 5 axis job.
    I program my parts to have sequential tool numbers....
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    You're not ready for form taps yet. Brand?...

    You're not ready for form taps yet.
    Brand? Hertel, Accupro, Morse will suffice.
    Get a SPIRAL POINT H3 tap.Not Spiral flute.
    Do not get Uncoated/Bright... at the very least get steam oxide coating.
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    It all depends on part shape, hole size,location...

    It all depends on part shape, hole size,location from datum, material, etc..
    But in the example described above hell yes I would laser a hole that size to within 1/4".
    Although on some materials...
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