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  1. Thread: Recession?

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    A never ending argument but sure as shit this...

    A never ending argument but sure as shit this changed things in both military and consumer.
    Before it was vidicons and then ultracons and the lack of signal stability and timing in the machine...
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    Don't you have a son for that IT support? It is a...

    Don't you have a son for that IT support? It is a confusing world but that's why you bought him books and sent him to school.
    Bob
  3. One piece at a time in the center of the chuck or...

    One piece at a time in the center of the chuck or a few spread around?
    Rotary grinders have a whole extra problem from surface grinders as the part wants to spin inside it's keepers.
    One option is...
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    It's very common to find this brazed on a used...

    It's very common to find this brazed on a used B-port.
    Remember that after brazing the inside wall needs to be recut to be somewhat flat as there will be a big ole blob of braze in the slot.
    This...
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    What do you do when ice racing? Do you have...

    What do you do when ice racing? Do you have winter tires with sheet metal screws in them? :)
  6. There is no carbide insert ever made that you can...

    There is no carbide insert ever made that you can not get a rough mold blank for.
    The exception maybe is molded chip breakers where the first part will cost you $3000 for the die.
    This however does...
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    Heated grips may bake the underside of your hand...

    Heated grips may bake the underside of your hand while the outside still freezes.
    They do help but sometimes get too hot so make sure you get adjustable ones.
    Handguards like these keep the wind...
  8. 600 to maybe 1000 if tooled.

    600 to maybe 1000 if tooled.
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    Your pullstud, milling pocket clamp or inserts...

    Your pullstud, milling pocket clamp or inserts are going to fail for no reason.
    Get over it and get back on the horse.
    Paranoid is no way to live. How can you know the edge here until you cross...
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    All high volume machining programs I know get way...

    All high volume machining programs I know get way tweaked after the CAD/CAM.
    Its a baseline program for starting with. Then you make a real program from it.
    Very different than 10 or 100 piece...
  11. Yes the same in a most sense but most threads are...

    Yes the same in a most sense but most threads are not 6 inches tall from root to crest and other considerations but yup it is like thread whirling without any side feed.
    I only respond as the...
  12. Good guess. I should have known you get this one...

    Good guess. I should have known you get this one easy.
    Yup rod pin internal millling cutter. Rough pin dia, undercuts, and cheeking
    American GFM crankshaft machine.
    A different design in that the...
  13. Yup, welcome to the big cutter world. Try to...

    Yup, welcome to the big cutter world.
    Try to fill this 20 inch internal milling cutter with all custom tools and the part it makes is only 2 inches in diameter.
    Bob
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    No numbers, no size? Was used recently so...

    No numbers, no size?
    Was used recently so pictures of insets?
    Looks like a 26U or 27J series but of non-standard size.
    Show us the used insert.
    Bob
  15. You were using CO2 for carburizing? The ones I...

    You were using CO2 for carburizing?
    The ones I ran did like that two on the end as it can literately suck the carbon out of the steel doing just the opposite of what you want.
    I hope you meant CO....
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    ZX81 - Wikipedia...

    ZX81 - Wikipedia
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    One of the big major things of ISO and it...

    One of the big major things of ISO and it previous was to eliminate incoming inspections.
    If your ISO documents require incoming inspection somebody missed the boat by a mile in the 80's and you...
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    Because if you had a good QC person you would not...

    Because if you had a good QC person you would not have had 1,2, and 3 and the lost time involved.
    Yet this is add on so why pay. Everyone makes good parts, why this added layer.
    Try to put yourself...
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    How was the problem solved? You ask a question,...

    How was the problem solved?
    You ask a question, find a fix and do not tell any of us the how, why or what?
    That's not nice,.... you are not sharing.
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    They are a big seller in the 1/2 inch to 7/8 inch...

    They are a big seller in the 1/2 inch to 7/8 inch range.
    Somebody must be happy.
    When comparing prices to endmills try to stay inside the same vendor.
    Iscar is not a internet discount house but...
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    Of course you can do this, depends on how you...

    Of course you can do this, depends on how you setup the VFD and there are all sorts of things to tweak. It takes time and effort to get through all the options.
    Some engineers who commission such...
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    Good people tend not to stay in the quality,...

    Good people tend not to stay in the quality, inspection or that whole side of the business for just this reason.
    Add that everyone hates you and either thinks you a prick from the production side...
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    I do not understand the question or what you are...

    I do not understand the question or what you are looking for in answers?
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    And even if done so many will place those bets on...

    And even if done so many will place those bets on the line and hope for the best.
    Should we discourage those even if the odds against them?
    Bob
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    The OP must have some use or why be looking to...

    The OP must have some use or why be looking to buy a machine tool?
    Why you buy a machine to makes what makes.
    The OP wants to drop 7+ large plus tooling cost. That is a whole lot of heads or...
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