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    What about drilling the bulk of material out with...

    What about drilling the bulk of material out with a drill about .010 under then come back with a 3MM make a roughing then finish pass?

    I hate those small deep slots, Not so much they are...
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    I get the part where you want to speed up a...

    I get the part where you want to speed up a process but in your application do you really think that's a good decision? You admittedly are not familiar with carbide drills but since your shop has...
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    Wow, You just showed how to crack shitty...

    Wow, You just showed how to crack shitty software. You should be so proud.
  4. As Ox said, You can load each pocket up with...

    As Ox said, You can load each pocket up with tools with a little creativity. I have a bunch of 1" blocks that have a Center Drill, Drill and Tap for most of the common sizes that stay loaded with the...
  5. I was kind of thinking either Mazak or Hurco...

    I was kind of thinking either Mazak or Hurco would pull something like that. So, If there is three or four tools in the turret station how does it know witch offset to apply with manual rotations?...
  6. I'm just curious as to what control you came from...

    I'm just curious as to what control you came from that kept the value active with a manual change. Now that, sounds dangerous......
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    Great, Just help the thieves by giving them the...

    Great, Just help the thieves by giving them the ability to clone USB keys.
  8. If you are not shifting the tool over half the...

    If you are not shifting the tool over half the diameter you will get about that much error. The tool setter is 10MM and since endmill bottoms taper inwards towards the center its actually straddling...
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    Safeco, For me it's hands down the best I've had....

    Safeco, For me it's hands down the best I've had. I crashed my Cincinnati Arrow 1000 so hard it snapped the X axis screw. Not only did Safeco pay for all the repairs they payed loss of generated...
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    You could take a test indicator and a drop piece...

    You could take a test indicator and a drop piece of round bar to check for taper and maybe sweep the turret but even those are just minor things. Obviously just listen for things out of the ordinary...
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    Here's some pics of a fan shroud for a certain...

    Here's some pics of a fan shroud for a certain airliner that had hot lithium battery problems. The part warps really bad so it has to be flipped several times and the ABS sub table is perfect for...
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    Interesting you should ask. When I was contracted...

    Interesting you should ask. When I was contracted on there we build a solid model based around VF-2SS's, VF-5SS's, DT-1's, UMC-750's and SL-30's. every thing is lined up in rows on two floors and has...
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    I've had several SKT-15, SKT-21, and SKT-21LMS...

    I've had several SKT-15, SKT-21, and SKT-21LMS and they are solid machines. Something has to be wrong with that machines simply because its too cheap. The Collet Chuck is worth nearly as much as they...
  14. Thread: Haas vf-o

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    Haha, How many times have you went through a long...

    Haha, How many times have you went through a long setup only to get that spine tingling alarm saying "Z over travel"? My Cincinnati's were the worst with 7.2" of gauge height......
  15. I haven't had the chance to play with the Feeler...

    I haven't had the chance to play with the Feeler 4+1 stuff but if it's anything like their regular 3X it should be one tough little guy. I put four VMP-32's on the floor at Star Rapid for training...
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    The're getting quite popular over here in China...

    The're getting quite popular over here in China as well. The resell value on a 3 year machine is within 20-30% of a new one.

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    The first step to coding is to understand what...

    The first step to coding is to understand what the codes do. In CNC G code is defined by groups. You can have many different G codes in one line of code but if they are from the same group you will...
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    I wouldnt put it past them to be using a Dorian...

    I wouldnt put it past them to be using a Dorian with their name on it.




    In an industrial setting I would agree, But in the OP's comment he is facing now with HSS in a fly cutter so he must be...
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    Why is that? Are you one of those button jockeys?

    Why is that? Are you one of those button jockeys?
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    Kind of missing the point here, The test is to...

    Kind of missing the point here, The test is to find a persons skill set. If they guess, then they get ousted. If they tell me they don't know then great. I hand them a machinist handbook and say "All...
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    Dorian makes the one in the link I sent but...

    Dorian makes the one in the link I sent but kennametal has one as well

    here's the Dorian link page E108
    https://www.doriantool.com/wp-content/uploads/dorian_tool_milling_system_catalog.pdf
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    Heck, I figured with all those Orange vices you...

    Heck, I figured with all those Orange vices you would have to have taken out a mortgage!
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    Oh not in my case.... If I interview someone I...

    Oh not in my case.... If I interview someone I always ask first "Are you a machinist or just a CNC Setup, Programmer or Operator. I have a little Kennedy toolbox by my desk marked (Machinist test...
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    Taking over/running a family machine shop takes a...

    Taking over/running a family machine shop takes a lot of discipline and sacrifice. My grandfather started an industrial supply and machine shop in 1945 and ran it up till 91 when my mother and myself...
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    Right there is a root cause, "Someone with a...

    Right there is a root cause, "Someone with a degree actually designed". Most of those people with a "degree" are complete idiots and it takes a skilled machinist to fix their mistakes.
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