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  1. I interview guys like that all the time. Running...

    I interview guys like that all the time. Running machines for 20 years and don't know any G or M codes. I've even told some of them that you've been doing this for 20 years and didn't even learn them...
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    Not exactly positive of what your doing but let...

    Not exactly positive of what your doing but let me ask, can you rough mill the area that has the interrupted cut and finish it with a lathe tool?

    We have parts the have a lot of interrupted cut...
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    This is what it looks like if when I programmed...

    This is what it looks like if when I programmed it for my Multis in X-Y mode using cutter comp. Note the Y+.230 & Y-.230 for your hex diameter. Tool diameter should not be included when programming...
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    You need to program to the edge of the endmill...

    You need to program to the edge of the endmill and not the center. Then if your using a .250 endmill you'll put .125 in your X tool radius comp.
  5. Maybe ask the "21st Century Machinist that needs...

    Maybe ask the "21st Century Machinist that needs a shop" how he made out? sounds a lot like you..
  6. Y = (D/2) * Sin[(360 * X) / (D * PI)]

    Y = (D/2) * Sin[(360 * X) / (D * PI)]
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    Ok here ya go.. First you want to edit the...

    Ok here ya go.. First you want to edit the program that you want to copy. Starting at the very first line count how many lines are in your program. A normal page in the program will have 16 lines to...
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    Go with seco jet part off works great..

    Go with seco jet part off works great..
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    End of block

    John, the information your looking for is covered in the post processer help section of esprit. Open it up and do a search for ENDOFBLOCK Symbolic Code and it gives you all the info you need to do...
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    Is that a total of 999 lines of code or a 999...

    Is that a total of 999 lines of code or a 999 count as your line count number ? Like N999 ?
  11. Thread: Esprit 2011

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    Why don't you post this on Esprit's message...

    Why don't you post this on Esprit's message board, there's more people there that can help you than here..
  12. Thread: Okuma MC60VAE

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    We have a MC60VAE & a MC50VAE, it is a boxed way...

    We have a MC60VAE & a MC50VAE, it is a boxed way machine and very stout. We got both of ours new about 10 - 12 years ago and have been excellent work horses, you won't be disappointed..
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    I believe that is the way it is. We have twenty...

    I believe that is the way it is. We have twenty Okumas and they all do the same thing.
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    I understand what your saying, but shouldn't all...

    I understand what your saying, but shouldn't all of us stop posting stuff here then. I read other peoples stuff here and it gives me information & ideas that I don't ask for but I use them on...
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    Have you ever thought of fixturing it and holding...

    Have you ever thought of fixturing it and holding it down with clamps ?? can't really tell from those pictures what your doing, we do alot of thin wall parts and sometimes fixturing them is the way...
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    Hi Dan, we also had many problems with Esprit...

    Hi Dan, we also had many problems with Esprit when we first started six years ago. We bought the software for a new Okuma Macturn that we were purchasing. We also bought it from a re-seller that...
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    John, the cam wizard software is very good. We've...

    John, the cam wizard software is very good. We've been using Esprit turning & miling for about 6 years. Last year we bought are first seat of EDM and I had purchased the training DVD from cam wizard....
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    What make machine are you running?

    What make machine are you running?
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    Guess you didn't need it after all..!!!

    Guess you didn't need it after all..!!!
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    I've got 3 or 4 of them around, some for machines...

    I've got 3 or 4 of them around, some for machines I don't have anymore. What control does your machine have??
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    Here's a novel idea. Why don't you post your...

    Here's a novel idea. Why don't you post your Esprit problem on the Esprit message board if you have a problem with Esprit. I'm not saying that no one here knows anything about Esprit, but you'll have...
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    I just got one thread milling #6-40 threads in...

    I just got one thread milling #6-40 threads in (TI 6AL-4V), worked great..
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    Hello Cayonman, Like others I would like to...

    Hello Cayonman, Like others I would like to express my gratitude for your service. It's people like you that made this country great. Take a look at this, maybe this can help you in some way.
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  24. Thread: Machine Virus?

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    We've gotten two Okuma's right off the truck and...

    We've gotten two Okuma's right off the truck and they've had viruses in them.
  25. Poll: We purchased Esprit four years ago to program our...

    We purchased Esprit four years ago to program our first Okuma Macturn that we got. After the learning curve, it has been great for us. We now have two Macturns & a Multis 400 with a sub spindle. I...
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