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    What am i gaining from going from a fanuc to...

    What am i gaining from going from a fanuc to semimens/ heidenhain?
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    I’m looking at getting a VF2SS OR DNM 4500S. It...

    I’m looking at getting a VF2SS OR DNM 4500S. It would great to have forum subsection like the other brands when I have a question about the machine it self or controller


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  3. To lower pressure get your self a manifold and...

    To lower pressure get your self a manifold and get a adjustable relief valve. The relief valve will dump the excess pressure to tank just remember the flow of the RV has to equal or be greater than...
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    It's only on these...

    It's only on these...
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    Machine insurance?

    I'm in the market for a Hass VF2ss, pretty much had my mind on one as my first "Real" vmc. Until I friend planted a little seed, Doosan DNM4500s. Been talking with both reps and one of the reps...
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    DD. Was your Doosan dealer Ellison by chance?

    DD. Was your Doosan dealer Ellison by chance?
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    No doubt! I know guys don't like them here and...

    No doubt! I know guys don't like them here and rightly so. I only bought it because I was learning and knew I rather spend 500 vs 6000 on a spindle. To be completely honest, I've crash the machine...
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    I'm in the same boat for our first new VMC VF2ss...

    I'm in the same boat for our first new VMC VF2ss or Doosan 4500s. I started off with a tormach, self taught for the most part. Came out with a few products that sell well and need a bigger work...
  9. Hey Milacron, tried sending you a PM but your...

    Hey Milacron, tried sending you a PM but your inbox is full.
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    Thank you! I did this earlier today but I...

    Thank you!



    I did this earlier today but I took .03 off each and adjusted my soft jaw step height from .1 to .08. I was hoping it would reduce it but it didn't. I love brass for its...
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    Thanks, I did try 0.5" wide but due to the bar...

    Thanks, I did try 0.5" wide but due to the bar it self maybe, the wall wasn't getting fully machine. The pockets are .150 in depth and small, just clearance for 4 screws (m6)

    I'm hoping when I...
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    Brass C360 warping

    Hey everyone. It seems with each new batch of brass I get the warping is all different, as one would image but this batch I got from Alro is just bad. 8" long part warping up to .040 lenght wise and...
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    Thanks D.D. Skip the P-cool really? Whys...

    Thanks D.D.



    Skip the P-cool really? Whys that? I assume because I'll have TSC and Flood. Both bases will be cover with those two.

    Also with P-cool if you have a rather long tool once...
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    VF2ss multi augers worth it?

    Looking at getting my first Haas. Kinda surprised our sales rep said "I wouldn't get multi augers, unless you are taking off A LOT of material" Prototype, light producion I wouldn't worry with it....
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    Talked to the gent and it's the dog legs that...

    Talked to the gent and it's the dog legs that don't appear to be harden. Not a replaceable item. Have to replace the whole spindle. He said you can take a file to them

    268020


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    Hey guys and thanks for the replies. Here is...

    Hey guys and thanks for the replies.


    Here is a screen shot from a post in the Haas group on facebook.

    http://i.imgur.com/TMmE8tEl.png
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    Reports of spindles not harden?

    So this came up on FB post in the Haas group. Some owners (VF2-4) spindles are not harden and holders are getting fretting corrosion.

    Going to Tech Day this weekend to put my hands on a new VF2/3...
  18. Want to at least try stress relieving. Most guys...

    Want to at least try stress relieving. Most guys were seeing a 70-80% of the boeing being gone.

    As for “counterbending”, never done it.
    What’s the correct process for this?


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  19. Brass warping. Anneal before or after machining?

    I haven’t done much with brass C360, however over a 8” part, the brass is warping .005-7. Part is 0.5 thick, 8” long and 1” wide.

    I know tossing them in the oven will help but at what step do I...
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    I don't care who you are, that's some funny shit...

    I don't care who you are, that's some funny shit right there! hahaha!!







    Thanks for that. I have a few upcoming products what will benefit from that link.
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    I have it, not had or maybe will have. I have...

    I have it, not had or maybe will have. I have serve eczema. I've had it since I was 5. Would get it on hands, feet, inside nose, elbows, knees. Cracking and bleeding is the normal with in 24 hours...
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    I have bad eczema and coolant just makes it...

    I have bad eczema and coolant just makes it worst. Cool? Cool


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    Thanks guys, I'm just getting started. I'm...

    Thanks guys, I'm just getting started. I'm honestly more of a hobbyist than anything.


    I have the space to sperate my drills by their size for the time being. Currently they are stored like so....
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    Storing Drill bits

    Picked up a 54" tool chest for cheap. Looking to fill it using Schaller bin to organize reamer/bits/tools/etc that I do not use to much off.

    I've never actually though of this. If I lay the...
  25. This is really the only book you need ...

    This is really the only book you need

    https://www.amazon.com/Programming-Handbook-Third-Peter-Smid/dp/0831133473/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1536325808&sr=8-3&keywords=cnc+g+code
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