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  1. I have used the cbn wheels from goodson and rad...

    I have used the cbn wheels from goodson and rad tech I believe. Pretty much all cast truck flywheels, tractor flywheels, etc. You will want to start off with new coolant and keep it topped off. The...
  2. What size do you need to finish at??? If you got...

    What size do you need to finish at??? If you got plenty of stock to come off just turn it and adjust the tail stock accordingly to get the taper out. If not,chuck on a short length of stock larger...
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    How exactly do you do the grooves?? very cool!!

    How exactly do you do the grooves?? very cool!!
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    With that many holes I would look into a material...

    With that many holes I would look into a material specific carbide drill, try Guhring,Walter etc. You will be surprised how much time you ll save
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    What are you machining these on? Try something...

    What are you machining these on? Try something similar to garr vrx , 9/32 x 7/16 LOC to rough with. Machine slot using a trochoidal type path in 2 passes at about .4 doc, offset second pass about .01...
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    Its called a cam pro and it is pretty much...

    Its called a cam pro and it is pretty much exactly what Perry described. Encoder on the end of the cam and dial indicator with correct size roller. Enter all your parameters (rocker ratio, tappet...
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    PM sent in regards to PT-380

    PM sent in regards to PT-380
  8. Id be interested in some of the ring and thread...

    Id be interested in some of the ring and thread gauges depending on size?
  9. Download fixture offsets from meldas 60 control

    Anybody know how to download fixture offsets (G54,G55 etc) from a Mitsubishi Meldas 60 control via rs-232?? I can download tool offsets, but I cant figure out how to get the fixture offsets...
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    That is slick! Can you elaborate on how you did...

    That is slick! Can you elaborate on how you did it?
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    If you pry between the flange and the tool...

    If you pry between the flange and the tool holder, does the tool holder move?? Just wandering if your belleville washers are shot and your loosing clamping force on the tool holder?
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    Do you have a small vmc? Could make a fixture to...

    Do you have a small vmc? Could make a fixture to clamp them vertical, run 6 or more at a time. Depends on tolerance etc
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    Got the same email about the price increase.

    Got the same email about the price increase.
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    Never thought of trying it that way. Would...

    Never thought of trying it that way. Would probably work good depending on the profile of the cam.
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    yep, 8620 3/8 ball mill, cam profile wrapped...

    yep, 8620
    3/8 ball mill, cam profile wrapped around the A axis, so the Z and the A move in sync to create the lobe, .01 to .02 step over in X. Worst part was diggin through the machine parameters to...
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    First time using the steady rest on the mill. Had...

    First time using the steady rest on the mill. Had to rough out some cams before going out to HT and grind. I know its a cobbled up set up, but I only had 5 parts to do.
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    4340 heat treated to about 40rc, blanks are are...

    4340 heat treated to about 40rc, blanks are are heat treated and then machined. Tried it the other way around and had parts come back from heat treat with what appeared to be de lamination, or...
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    Made up a fixture using some Mitee Bites, still...

    Made up a fixture using some Mitee Bites, still early in the game but they seem to be working pretty good. Need to do some tweeking to make loading and un-loading a little better.
  19. I have a 2004 GLS-200M, Same as Rod Man, C axis...

    I have a 2004 GLS-200M, Same as Rod Man, C axis no Y. I bought it used about 6 years ago I think. Ive had pretty good luck with it, repeats very well. Little shy on spindle torque for steel parts...
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    Iscar multi master 6 flute heads

    I bought these in a lot of tooling, and have more than I need. I thought they were brand new 12mm, but when I got home and measured them, they are all about .002 thou shy, so I assume they are re...
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    The power company was not to bad, but then a...

    The power company was not to bad, but then a license contractor has to go from the pole to the building,CT panel(if over 400 amps),and into your new panel, breakers etc. The contractor and all the...
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    advice on Phase perfect option

    Long story short, I need to move into a building I bought. It has a 200 amp 208 volt 3 phase service. One of my machines is a 50 taper MITS hmc that books at 84 kva. So there goes that service. I put...
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    12L machines about as easy as it gets, may be...

    12L machines about as easy as it gets, may be nice for small feature parts
  24. Ive had good luck with Garr VRX , and gorilla...

    Ive had good luck with Garr VRX , and gorilla mill (CGC Tool i think) 1/2 - 1 1/4 loc in everything from 4140 to 1018, but Im not doing enough volume to truly say its better than brand a or b....
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    Id talk to some of your tool reps, some times...

    Id talk to some of your tool reps, some times they can do a little better on package deals than what you see online or in the book. At least that was my experience.
    I like short projection collet...
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