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    You have a clever idea there and I cant tell you...

    You have a clever idea there and I cant tell you if it would work or not but I can tell you the actual servo strength is probably the last thing to consider.

    My main concern would be keeping the...
  2. Thread: my shop

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    I went 40X50 with 16' sidewall. Wish I would have...

    I went 40X50 with 16' sidewall. Wish I would have gone 40X80 but I wouldn't have been able to do the concrete right away.


    It seems like everyone has their own opinion on the subject of ground...
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    Thats good to hear. I just got my building...

    Thats good to hear. I just got my building finished using almost identical construction as yours.
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    Looks good. Are you concerned about post rot?

    Looks good. Are you concerned about post rot?
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    A serious question, How much of a Haas machine...

    A serious question,

    How much of a Haas machine is actually made in the USA?

    Are the spindle bearings, ball screws, linear guides, and electronics all actually made in the USA?

    Where does...
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    I usually make large artificial male genitals....

    I usually make large artificial male genitals. Always a market for that but...


    Most shop owners are not very happy when a employee tries to profit off their equipment.

    Whos going to cough...
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    Are you using a good end mill? That 1/8 depth of...

    Are you using a good end mill? That 1/8 depth of cut might also be a bit much if your using a bargain bin tool.

    If not I would try to source a good name brand end mill with a stub flute length...
  8. I have a saying for times like this. "Unless...

    I have a saying for times like this. "Unless otherwise specified you get what I give you."

    I see prints like that often and they can call them out multiple ways. Just helix a slip fit for a 1/2...
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    Im not a Sandvik expert so cant help with...

    Im not a Sandvik expert so cant help with specifics but the correct grade is just as important as speeds and feeds when you dealing with larger interruptions. A sandvik catalog or website has all the...
  10. The problem with you question is few people have...

    The problem with you question is few people have actually used multiple cam softwares and even fewer have actually spent the time to become proficient in each to where they can give a accurate...
  11. Its been a few years so I can't remember the...

    Its been a few years so I can't remember the parameters but it definitely was not rigid at all. We were basically opening up and connecting existing slots in the end of a long extrusion. It was very...
  12. I have used almost the same thing you linked with...

    I have used almost the same thing you linked with a long 1/2 2 flute and cut aluminum extrusions in a old 4020 sized mill. It worked quite well so I assume plastic would be that much better.
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    Form taps will work just fine if you know how to...

    Form taps will work just fine if you know how to use a form tap. If you don't just buy a good spiral bottoming tap.

    There's a reason all the big tap manufactures make roll form sti taps. We tap...
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    Thanks ox. Was there a thread on the other...

    Thanks ox.

    Was there a thread on the other members troubles? If so could I get a link. Either way I will get that pm sent first thing in the am when I get in front of a PC.

    Yes in a way I do...
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    .005" midway up on stone. It's just a standard...

    .005" midway up on stone. It's just a standard 400mm cast iron stone from tombstone city.

    I have movement all the way too the pallet. If I put a indicator on the side of the machine pallet I can...
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    Not sure on what plate check is. I did check...

    Not sure on what plate check is. I did check height of all inserts when touching off tools if thats what you mean.



    Not to spec but are they ever. I got a 630mm 50t 40 feet away that eats tool...
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    Always. Shell mills came out of running machines...

    Always. Shell mills came out of running machines and were running great. Tried 2 different shell mills and 2 new holders. The mills aren't new but they are great running veterans.



    I can get...
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    New Horizontal not meeting expectations

    Just revived a brand new Horizontal and I'm looking for some input from people who run similar machines to see if I am asking too much.

    For now I'm leaving the brand of machine and dealer out...
  19. Do you still have the tapered pins in your...

    Do you still have the tapered pins in your turret? If you do I would remove them permanently or make sure you always ream the holes and replace with new pins once you line up the turret.

    As far...
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    Is there really no jobs in that state? How is...

    Is there really no jobs in that state?

    How is that even possible when California is the WORLDS 5th largest economy. They got so much money the are painting the streets white and requiring all new...
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    Leblond Makino FNC106 lost parameters

    I have exhausted all my options on this one so hopefully someone here can lend me a hand.

    I received a FNC106 with a Fanuc 0M control that has sat disconnected for 5 years. No surprise parameters...
  22. I couldn't agree with you more on the Japanese. ...

    I couldn't agree with you more on the Japanese.

    But that "somebody" put a lot of time and effort doing this test and making that video with intentional inaccurate results.

    That somebody will...
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    Gage pins. Since a set would cost much more than...

    Gage pins. Since a set would cost much more than $220 I would buy a decent gage block set. That would be your most accurate and universal.

    99/100 times the length will not need to be +-.001...
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    Keep in mind they are "representatives" and they...

    Keep in mind they are "representatives" and they usually are not machinists and if they were, they probably weren't very good ones. Most of the time the information they have is the same info you...
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    I would by the cheaper version like a Fowler or...

    I would by the cheaper version like a Fowler or similar. Those types of mics are just not that accurate by design. I have the .2-1.2 version like you pictured and the 1-2. I'm not a big fan of either...
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