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    I see 4 things wrong 1. Working for a friend...

    I see 4 things wrong

    1. Working for a friend is a mistake
    2. it sounds like there trying to compare you to there other workers not doing the same kinda work.
    3. your friend and his partner...
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    you might call Bob taylor at Application...

    you might call Bob taylor at Application specialties inc in kent ... I changed to Qualichem 250C collant a few years ago and its hands down the best stuff I have ever found .... FYI .. Ask for a free...
  3. tapered threads are easy in G code ... what...

    tapered threads are easy in G code ... what control are you using ? some need old one line code ,, some want two line code and some like Haas use there own spin off of one line code ....

    look...
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    could be Mountain Dew? Or he could be a...

    could be Mountain Dew? Or he could be a California transplant up here in seattle trying to raise seaweed in his coolant tank ... I do know one thing ,,, If its green some one in washington well be...
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    It looks to big to go past the pump ,, so it...

    It looks to big to go past the pump ,, so it would have came from between the pump and strainer ?

    That year is the machine ?
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    That would be great if it was just something as...

    That would be great if it was just something as simple as Ellison putting a part in backwards. And to think it might have only took the shop reaching out online under a day to possibly fix what the...
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    The point I was trying to make is simple ......

    The point I was trying to make is simple ... Should a shop owner have to reach out to Doosan main office or should there dealers step up and fix there customers machines ,,, three weeks is a long...
  8. with a couple days working with the canned cycles...

    with a couple days working with the canned cycles you well find out that finger cam is easy and fast for simple lathe parts ... I write a cheat sheet for the programs and just cut and copy then...
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    Sounds like the same crap I went thru with...

    Sounds like the same crap I went thru with Ellison ,,, I spent 7 months trying to get them to fix a Coolant pump and Even Doosan USA jerked me around and never got it fixed ... The only way I found...
  10. I am under the understanding that Samsung machine...

    I am under the understanding that Samsung machine tool is closed up as a manufacturer and machine tool builder and some how got restarted as SMART and is now just a re seller with there name on other...
  11. I well jump up on the soap box for a min Guys...

    I well jump up on the soap box for a min

    Guys post up on her about "whats the best machine for the money" and what they should be asking is "whats the best machine for my parts for the money"
    ...
  12. Yes that was me that got one of the early NGC...

    Yes that was me that got one of the early NGC controls and I am still so happy that machine left .. Haas should have never sold the NGC control tell it got the bugs worked out ,,,

    The deal is...
  13. I just got a ST15 a month ago and have been happy...

    I just got a ST15 a month ago and have been happy with it ,, just doing small parts but it seems to have plenty of balls for what I am doing .. the big upside for me is the control,,, last lathe was...
  14. just use a old 3/8" carbide endmill ... free hand...

    just use a old 3/8" carbide endmill ... free hand grind a 45* angle on the corner and use it to drill out the holes ... most 3/8" bolts are under size so a 3/8" hole would work good .
  15. all of the harber freight tanks I have seen just...

    all of the harber freight tanks I have seen just have a "SINGLE" NPT hole to work with ... thats why I went to the car air tanks in that I wanted a inlet , outlet and drain hole ......

    with only...
  16. you don`t want to push of pull on the table to...

    you don`t want to push of pull on the table to check the backlash .... you want to JOG the machine .. tell machine to jog like .01 one way then .01 the other way ,,, you should be seeing it move .01...
  17. you might try programming a circle in 90* arcs.....

    you might try programming a circle in 90* arcs.. I made parts for years on a VARY loose bridgeport boss by changing over to 90* arcs and changing the I / J center point ... yes it was some playing...
  18. I just have one regulator and its on the...

    I just have one regulator and its on the compressor outlet. you don`t want a regulator between the tank at the machine and the machine. Regulators slow down air flow and that's the last thing you...
  19. 9 Gallon Steel Air Tank 8 Port Air Bag Suspension...

    9 Gallon Steel Air Tank 8 Port Air Bag Suspension Train Horn Air Ride Kit | eBay

    there is 3/8" holes in the mounting feet and I just ran like 3" bolts in them with double nuts to make feet so the...
  20. you need a air tank right at the machine, I found...

    you need a air tank right at the machine, I found little 8 gallon tanks on ebay for like $60 that are made for cars,, I run air hoses to them then put 1/2" PEX pipe between them and the machine ,,,...
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    feed is the centerline of the tool ... your...

    feed is the centerline of the tool ... your feeding WAY to fast ... a 1" bore using a 1/2" endmill well travel 1.570" but cut 3.1416 worth of surface... meaning if you program 10 IPM feed your...
  22. I have seen a lot of old machines go at local...

    I have seen a lot of old machines go at local auctions and your going to be doing good to get someone to take it for free from what I have seen. you need to look at it from the "OTHER" guys view ,,,...
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    I had a Doosan DNM5700 ... machine its self was...

    I had a Doosan DNM5700 ... machine its self was nice but local dealer could not fix it and even calls to Doosan USA did not help .. I would "NEVER" even think about getting anymore Doosans tell they...
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    I think Haas weighs there machine the same way...

    I think Haas weighs there machine the same way they rate there horse power..

    my vf mills are marked on the ID tag as needing 90amps but I can run two of them off a single 60 map breaker,

    Is...
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    I have been using the 1/2 HP sump pumps from Home...

    I have been using the 1/2 HP sump pumps from Home Dump ... just hook a garden hose to them and use a foot switch ,,,there is some big foot switches on ebay for like $60 that are like 20 lbs so they...
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