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    10 years ago I made a move to a company that used...

    10 years ago I made a move to a company that used Esprit.
    Thought it was the worst crap software ever. Workflow is way different.

    A couple years in, and it all made sense.

    Recently got back...
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    Aaron, I fill both my 4020s every monday morning....

    Aaron, I fill both my 4020s every monday morning.
    Usually use 2/3 of the tank a week.
    5 gallon pail with a pail pump sits rights beside the machine.

    Be cautious of the way lube you select.
    If...
  3. I walked away from the group I was working with....

    I walked away from the group I was working with. It became more important to keep getting funding than actually making a product.

    The ambubag vents are a great idea, and would really make a huge...
  4. Thread: Recession?

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    I was very early in on building vents, but as I...

    I was very early in on building vents, but as I consulted further with respiratory surgeons, therapists, and virologists, I came to learn that it is more of a blood disease.
    The vents are causing...
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    Is it faulting when it decels to stop the...

    Is it faulting when it decels to stop the spindle?

    If only doing it on decel, check that the belt tensioners are working proper (if a hi low system), and if a baldor spindle invertewr, check the...
  6. I think arduino has a place because of simplicity...

    I think arduino has a place because of simplicity and cost.
    That said, WHEN I start building my own gantry load systems, it will be raspPi, as arduino has limitations... the cost difference is meh
    ...
  7. Im curious Tolesh. For the price it might be...

    Im curious Tolesh.
    For the price it might be worth playing with if you have time.
    But for me, I can find renishaw stuff cheap, and know i can get replacement down the road if needed.
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    While I agree with travel restrictions to a...

    While I agree with travel restrictions to a point...
    Easy call to make from Australia on the "Orange one" aint it, mate?

    The government in Victoria, Australia, reacted to the surge in firearm ...
  9. Youre not not wrong with that comment, at all. ...

    Youre not not wrong with that comment, at all.

    And cost isnt our primary concern with the manufacturers.
    It comes down to production capacity,

    Id love to help one of the big boys out, but...
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    Wait... you have Yasdas and Grobs? Are you...

    Wait... you have Yasdas and Grobs?

    Are you hiring?
  11. Thinking it should be functional as a full 5....

    Thinking it should be functional as a full 5.
    Even if 4+1 i could settle for that.
  12. Ive ran 50+ hr drip feed files upwards of 250mb...

    Ive ran 50+ hr drip feed files upwards of 250mb on my Fadals.
    Just makes sure the PC end is setup correctly (no sleep or hibernate).

    I think the main difference between the 88 and 88 HS is block...
  13. Has anyone tried making a homebrew T\T rotary table using 2 4th setups?

    I have 2 Fadals here, each with a 4th. One is a large Koma unit, the other the smaller fadal one (6")

    Cash is a little tight, and I have some spare time.
    Im thinking about making a trunnion for...
  14. I believe my group of folk are now part of the...

    I believe my group of folk are now part of the same project...
    PM inbound
  15. Rob, can I ask which project you are working on??...

    Rob, can I ask which project you are working on??
    There is a project from Trudell (that they wont let me in on... so far), a mission from McGill, and a project out of the states that Im feeling very...
  16. The grass is always greener Greg, so they say....

    The grass is always greener Greg, so they say....
  17. Ok, I have some good news! I cant really say...

    Ok, I have some good news!

    I cant really say too much, aside from I have been in contact with John.
    The project is being handled by very appropriate people.

    Both John and I are very happy with...
  18. I will be contacting this gentleman this morning....

    I will be contacting this gentleman this morning.

    '''Pandemic ventilator''' could offer solution in potential '''worst case''' coronavirus scenario | CBC News
  19. Ok, the ball is really rolling now. We need...

    Ok, the ball is really rolling now.

    We need electronics, and software guys.

    If anyone is willing to pitch in, it would be greatly valued.
  20. I just got off the horn with my local MP The...

    I just got off the horn with my local MP

    The emergency measures act (not going to be popular), is expected shortly.

    Under that act, there will be a lot of leeway as to what we can do.

    My MP...
  21. Right then. Lets build some fucking ventilators!...

    Right then.
    Lets build some fucking ventilators!
    The Epa, esa, blah fucking blah, can suck our nuts....

    Insurance would be well ahead if they let us just work away. Fuck them.
    Those bastards...
  22. Im not giving up. See, Im part Norsk, part...

    Im not giving up.
    See, Im part Norsk, part Amish.... you figure the rest out.
    Dad liked pie and a well kept home.
    Im just very disheartened that in a time of need, the only shit Im hearing is...
  23. At least I attempted to put an effort forth.......

    At least I attempted to put an effort forth.... suppose.

    Greatest cock block encountered, not that any idea wouldnt work.... but rather "daddy gov't would'nt approve"
    Thouught you fellas got that...
  24. We just appointed Lt. Rouleau as joint Chief...

    We just appointed Lt. Rouleau as joint Chief
    This is a man that doesnt F around.

    I am feeling that my offer is being severly discounted.
    As such. At this moment, I am withdrawing.

    I wish you...
  25. We both know this aint rocket science. How are...

    We both know this aint rocket science.
    How are you gunna feel when YOUR Granny is at home suckin' at air?
    Think youre really going to GAF all of a sudden?

    Trump just dropped service hours for...
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