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    So to run over a certain amount of RAM you need...

    So to run over a certain amount of RAM you need to run 64bit. I suggest matched 16GB RAM, running on nothing lower than a I5 (I7 is a gimmick, it overclocks on it's own but you wont have to worry...
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    Here is my bit of advice... STAY AWAY FROM A...

    Here is my bit of advice... STAY AWAY FROM A LAPTOP! Personal preference but people overpay for laptops!

    I have a POS workshop PC that takes forever to generate 3D profiles but it cost me the...
  3. Thread: Tapping m6x1.0

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    Who designed that shit?? M6 50mm deep???? I am...

    Who designed that shit?? M6 50mm deep???? I am sorry but I agree with Milland on this one. The customer needs to either actually see what a part looks like that deep or needs a wake up call.
    I am...
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    I agree with the guys on the Tang Grip from Iscar...

    I agree with the guys on the Tang Grip from Iscar for parting. If you want you could look for the 35mm blade that has 4 cutting slots. So if you smoke one pocket at least you still have 3 more. Only...
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    Wait WHAT? I thought I have seen/heard it all?...

    Wait WHAT? I thought I have seen/heard it all? You blow that money on a machine and are not worried if it is not lubed properly? Must be shitting cash???
  6. Thread: Tos sn55b

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    Like I said, I have the part diagrams but would...

    Like I said, I have the part diagrams but would be a REAL pain to scan it all. I could go to a postnet over here and see if they can do it for me "you". It is all bound, let me see what I can do.
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    Poll: I use a local brand that has not let me down....

    I use a local brand that has not let me down. Blaser tried to convince me a few years back that their product was better, and wouldn't give me a rash. They even had a rep out here from Switzerland to...
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    Poll: So many threads I have read on here about...

    So many threads I have read on here about coolant... it scares me. Do you guys in the USA drink your tap water?

    Only issues I get are guys throwing concentrate in before water and tramp oil. We...
  9. Thread: Tos sn55b

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    Yeah I learnt to turn on a SN40 and a SN50. The...

    Yeah I learnt to turn on a SN40 and a SN50. The SN50 was actually bough mid 80's as "new" because it was imported and the original buyer didn't pay up. It served a good 25 years with us before being...
  10. That is so damn funny coming from you Teach... It...

    That is so damn funny coming from you Teach... It looks like you are on form today! :cheers:
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    Ok, I found the parts and drawings manual. I...

    Ok, I found the parts and drawings manual. I think it might have the electrical diagram too. It is all bound and I am unable to scan it all.
    Anything specific that you are looking for?
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    I might have something at work... Think it is for...

    I might have something at work... Think it is for a SN40 or 50. Can't really remember.
    I hope that the machine is in decent condition. Great machines!
  13. Thread: UNS threads

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    Nor do we here. I'ts a Zeus book that we use and...

    Nor do we here. I'ts a Zeus book that we use and it ends at UNF. Doesn't even have BSPT in it, We don't really need much else, the rest I get from an old German book on threads.
  14. So what I normally do is if the journal is 20mm...

    So what I normally do is if the journal is 20mm long I program my G76 only 0.1mm short of that. I know I'm talking in mm but if you have a decent machine 0.1mm can be hit repeatably. I also do that...
  15. I used to predominantly use open form inserts but...

    I used to predominantly use open form inserts but have moved away from them as form inserts for the correct pitch sure do work well. Getting the form correct helps a lot, just make sure that the...
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    I quickly put your values in my excel spreadsheet...

    I quickly put your values in my excel spreadsheet and I concur
  17. What I have found is that it likes full slotting...

    What I have found is that it likes full slotting rather than side cutting. so If you need to side cut maybe try to work it out that you can full slot as much as possible...

    If you mean depth of...
  18. Don't have too much experience slitting stainless...

    Don't have too much experience slitting stainless but on IC908 I am guessing that the M/min would be roughly 80.... but feed similar to 0.1/tooth
  19. So we have those in quite a few widths and...

    So we have those in quite a few widths and diameters and one thing I found is that they like feed. You don't want to baby it.

    I would start at 180M/Min on steel and bang the feed to 0.1/tooth...
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    Wait.... WHAT? Even though your R290 is old...

    Wait.... WHAT? Even though your R290 is old school going to a TNMG??? face mill will just give you grief. I have two R290's that no longer get used for the reason you stated... Price of inserts. If...
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    The spindle bearings, if shot,are crazy expensive...

    The spindle bearings, if shot,are crazy expensive for that lathe. I didn't read the replies so I apologise if it was mentioned.
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    Maybe a Multi Drill/Bore/face like the Iscar...

    Maybe a Multi Drill/Bore/face like the Iscar Multi's? I have them in 12mm,16mm and 25mm. They are only 2.5xD I think but it sure is nice to go in there and drill and bore decently with the same tool....
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    If you have to deal with a 30+ year old Fanuc...

    If you have to deal with a 30+ year old Fanuc wire and a PC based Chinese Moly wire then you realise that standing behind the VMC is your happy place :cloud9:
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    Tell me about it... The Mori SL2 that I am trying...

    Tell me about it... The Mori SL2 that I am trying to get used to use Negative X values. So 50mm is X-50.0
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    So on a mill you want to go into incremental mode...

    So on a mill you want to go into incremental mode with G28 or else you will land up with a funky move before it homes.
    Something like this
    G91
    G28 Z0.0
    G28 X0.0 Y0.0
    G90

    But on a lathe no...
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