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  1. Uhmm, WOW!:eek::D Your bargaining power must...

    Uhmm, WOW!:eek::D

    Your bargaining power must be that of old school, Yoda !
    (not the new cute one on THE MANDALORIAN) lol
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    I didn't read all of the replies, so it may have...

    I didn't read all of the replies, so it may have been stated before.

    Does not a T.I.R. callout (of whatever amount deemed necessary) accomplish the requirement of the following:
    Concentricity...
  3. Well, fortunately the customer also supplied the...

    Well, fortunately the customer also supplied the broach, so no tooling costs there. I already had the rest of tooling needed, in stock.

    I was expecting the amounts to be between the $50-100 ea...
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    I think Psycomill (or someone else) was making...

    I think Psycomill (or someone else) was making their own 5X dovetail vises from AL. He was also offering to sell some for a great cost....
    Of course, you may need something more rigid than AL.
    If I...
  5. Price Check requested on a job I just finished (reason for $ check below)

    Hey all!
    Happy belated Turkey day.

    The job: Bore and internal broach a keyway, to accept a 1" keyed shaft
    Material: Customer supplied, pre-cut to length, Ø1.937" x 20" lg. 1018crs
    Machine:...
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    Please delete this double post

    Please delete me...double post
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    We do (did) a lot of A514 weldments. Using TiAln...

    We do (did) a lot of A514 weldments.
    Using TiAln coated, 4fl, Imco Powerfeeds, we ran around 350sfm for Dia/Depth across welded intersections, and 400sfm for profiling cuts @ 0.002" IPT, chip...
  8. Mike, I'll give it a shot on Monday. Thanks!

    Mike,

    I'll give it a shot on Monday.
    Thanks!
  9. I assume you mean removing the Z value in Tool...

    I assume you mean removing the Z value in Tool Offset? (or do you mean face of the part, offset?)
  10. MDI commanded Ttttt to move X axis, and Z MOVES too!!! Why?

    I am linking a video of the problem.
    Syntax changes to the command line do not make any difference. T080808 or T0808 etc...
    (FYI, I have the Z max limit set 1" from crashing into the tailstock)
    ...
  11. 1/2-13 2A Major max: .4985 min: .4931 PD...

    1/2-13 2A
    Major
    max: .4985
    min: .4931

    PD
    High: .4485
    Low: .4435

    Minor
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    But of course! G2.5 20000 ;)

    But of course! G2.5 20000
    ;)
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    Monster energy just shot through my nose reading...

    Monster energy just shot through my nose reading that!:D
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    Ha! They are way behind the times! Vision Mfg...

    Ha!
    They are way behind the times!
    Vision Mfg has been making smart tool holders for multiples of minutes, at least!

    269994
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    :D:D Out of the blue, no less!

    :D:D
    Out of the blue, no less!
  16. I'm in Houston, and if near by, I could help you...

    I'm in Houston, and if near by, I could help you pick sort.
    This is assuming a couple of pennies on the dollar, type of sale....
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    DOH! You are correct sir. I forgot that rather...

    DOH! You are correct sir. I forgot that rather important.

    *** Aluminum is actually slightly magnetic. Try dropping a Ø1.5" x 3/8" rare earth magnet onto a flat sheet of aluminum.
    It WILL NOT...
  18. Get it ALL, if you can!

    Get it ALL, if you can!
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    Ti IS a tad magnetic (as compared to other...

    Ti IS a tad magnetic (as compared to other ferromagnetic materials) to a strong, external magnetic field, but probably not enough to hold for a 2" wide face path.
    Just my $0.02

    Doug
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    This!!!! I or my guys, have to screen out all...

    This!!!!
    I or my guys, have to screen out all the spam calls.
    We get about the same amount.
    I WISH the government would do something about the (huge PITA) asshole spam & robo calls, and forget...
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    You want to measure/ qualify your boring setup to...

    You want to measure/ qualify your boring setup to 0.0000393" :confused::willy_nilly:
    I would guess that even attempting to get within 0.01mm prior to using it in the machine, will be tough.
    Best of...
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    Try this... G97 S800 M03 (START SPINDLE...

    Try this...

    G97 S800 M03 (START SPINDLE CLOCKWISE IN RPM)
    G54 G00 F.02 (M08, SET G54 AND RAPID TO STARTING POINT)
    G00 Z-.99
    G96 X0.8 (Safe Start Point) S600
    M08 (COOLANT ON)


    G71 P10 Q70...
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    I use Internal Tool's oring cutters, but same...

    I use Internal Tool's oring cutters, but same thing applies: Run an endmill to remove the center, down to within 0.005 in depth, and leave a few 0.001's on each side for the dovetail to remove.
    ...
  24. Thread: OSHA results

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    +1 I am SO glad I do not have to deal with them!

    +1
    I am SO glad I do not have to deal with them!
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    :eek::eek::eek::rolleyes5::nutter: Might want to...

    :eek::eek::eek::rolleyes5::nutter:
    Might want to wait on that PO.
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