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    Will it need NASCAR approval? Sounds too cheap...

    Will it need NASCAR approval? Sounds too cheap to me.
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    That Go Power should be perfect for that.

    That Go Power should be perfect for that.
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    We use an 8" 3 jaw 90% of the time, switch to a...

    We use an 8" 3 jaw 90% of the time, switch to a 3J collet for long runs of 1" dia or less. The collet chuck is more compact for tool clearance and easier to clean, lighter to accelerate. For real...
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    A friend had a gopower dyno in the 70s. He fed...

    A friend had a gopower dyno in the 70s. He fed the pump from 2 275 gallon tanks of water with a BIG water pump. Cavitated and broke the brake twice because he didn't have a big enough pump to keep it...
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    Aha, the old "today only" trick! That markup...

    Aha, the old "today only" trick!

    That markup deal is neat, thanks.
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    1+ We don't scrap parts, but waste material and...

    1+ We don't scrap parts, but waste material and time dealing with excess bar ends, because you never know how long the last piece will be so you have to leave extra.
  7. Before I changed LWSs I resorted to Ebay for a...

    Before I changed LWSs I resorted to Ebay for a lot of items, and still do. There are a lot of good suppliers selling there.
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    The only damage I can remember to a PC has been...

    The only damage I can remember to a PC has been through the serial port. I've lost at least a dozen serial ports, and a few motherboards, and one CNC motherboard, through RS232 cable induced damage....
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    Side note: Fusion is on sale today for...

    Side note: Fusion is on sale today for $332/year. I'm impressed enough during this test with it to buy a year subscription even if only just to use with this machine. Here's a link - 33% Off Fusion...
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    33% off Fusion sale Today only

    For anyone considering Fusion, here's a link to the sale going on today only. $332 per user for one year subscription.

    33% Off Fusion 360 Subscription | Buy Fusion 360 Software | Autodesk

    I'm...
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    Right, all the features that make the dialog...

    Right, all the features that make the dialog control awesome for MDI are just about impossible to incorporate into a post. I was baffled how to get the CAM to post out subroutines for drilling and...
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    No, just lateral offset.

    No, just lateral offset.
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    My software is version 2.19, is that late enough...

    My software is version 2.19, is that late enough to not need M70?

    If you don't use M70, how do you start the contour in MDI - do you just feed to the Z level on one line then the next line is the...
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    I don't see it as either/or. I'm supplementing...

    I don't see it as either/or. I'm supplementing the abilities of the Dialog 4 with the CAM. Some of the Dialog procedures are awkward, like the book example of cutter comp on a profile includes using...
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    I doubt it. I had an old Acramatic 900 with a...

    I doubt it. I had an old Acramatic 900 with a BTR, when it was dripfeeding from the BTR, and I struck a HF AC arc on my old 2000 lb dinosaur Lincoln TIG 300/300 about 8 feet way, it would drop the...
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    Interim report - This code runs. $%1011 ...

    Interim report -
    This code runs.

    $%1011

    T2 R A L1.000 A
    T3 R A L1.000 A
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    There's also the Ames style tester in several...

    There's also the Ames style tester in several sizes. I have one with a 12" throat, it seems to match my Wilson bench tester when compared on test blocks.
    I had a NewAge hand held tester for a while,...
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    I have a dial depth gage with a point, I use it...

    I have a dial depth gage with a point, I use it mostly to check the depth of engraving.
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    Yes there must be a way. I'm in my first week...

    Yes there must be a way. I'm in my first week with this, haven't found that yet. There's no conversational type part to the post editing, it's all Java script and the documents are sketchy.
    I am...
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    Ross - Could you post a snippet of code from your...

    Ross - Could you post a snippet of code from your CAM that uses G40-G41-G42 compensation for me to compare?
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    Thanks I'll try that. I know G1 is modal, but...

    Thanks I'll try that.
    I know G1 is modal, but the code generator doesn't differentiate between G0 and G1-G3, if I want a G0 on every line needed, have to have them all. I'll eventually get that...
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    I'm still at it. The memory available is 241270....

    I'm still at it.
    The memory available is 241270.
    I tried changing all the F #s to F20.0 at the control, it still paused. I don't have an answer for the short segments yet.

    Am I violating lead...
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    Looks like a diaphragm chuck. 310095

    Looks like a diaphragm chuck.
    310095
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    I'll look tomorrow, but it's almost empty. i...

    I'll look tomorrow, but it's almost empty. i reinitialized it not long ago and there are only a half dozen programs on it ATM, this is the largest one.
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    That's what i was referring to in post 20, You...

    That's what i was referring to in post 20, You can see the same X points on the return pass down the other side. I don't understand why fusion is doing that, it's a single piece of geometry on the...
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