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  1. I still lol when he talks into the mouse.

    I still lol when he talks into the mouse.
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    Weird how the picture is too small to see. ...

    Weird how the picture is too small to see.

    258105
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    The thread height you can get from the Machinists...

    The thread height you can get from the Machinists Handbook or I'm sure Google will find it for you.
    I'm attaching a picture of the relevant page for you. Thread height is simply the difference...
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    Tough crowd here.. Tough crowd... :)

    Tough crowd here.. Tough crowd...

    :)
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    That is really nice of you, thanks for the offer!...

    That is really nice of you, thanks for the offer!

    I shouldn't say they all suck. Was just having a Midol Moment at the thought of cleaning out the machines again for another product I'm unsure...
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    Im so frustrated with coolant right now I'm with...

    Im so frustrated with coolant right now I'm with you, F bombs and all.

    Hangsterfers S-396 was fine but if left brown crud all over so after many hours of research I went to Qualichem 250C which...
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    Switched a machine over to 251C the other day....

    Switched a machine over to 251C the other day. The odor reminds me of a fresh urinal cake in a public restroom. Can anyone confirm that or is something wrong here?
    It's not strong or even offensive,...
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    +1 2020 looks really good. I skipped over 2019...

    +1 2020 looks really good. I skipped over 2019 after reading all the "we cant fix that now, but it's been fixed in 2020 already" answers they gave out after 2019 rolled out.
  9. On some days I am a little jealous of people who...

    On some days I am a little jealous of people who get to do their machining outdoors like that.
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    Wish we could like a post twice. That just...

    Wish we could like a post twice. That just clicked in my head. Thank you.
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    He was a poet.

    He was a poet.
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    I was told I'll be happier with 251C so we're...

    I was told I'll be happier with 251C so we're returning the unopened 250C and getting that one.
  13. Thread: Need Help

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    Like this? Harvey Tool - Carbide Plastic...

    Like this?

    Harvey Tool - Carbide Plastic Cutting End Mills - Square Upcut Single Flute
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    You guys mind telling me what % you're running...

    You guys mind telling me what % you're running this stuff (250C) at?

    They say 4-12% for machining, so I started at 8% and the tool life has really taken a nose dive vs. the crud-leaving S-500 we...
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    Thanks all - 250C coming monday to try on one...

    Thanks all - 250C coming monday to try on one machine.
    Tried to finagle a free pail like some of you but I guess I don't have the chops to pull it off :)
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    Thanks, that clears it up. A salesman was telling...

    Thanks, that clears it up. A salesman was telling me that I would use less of the Hangsterfers because of the 2:1 on the brix and that didn't sound right.
    8% means 8% regardless of the number on the...
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    So we would actually be using less product with...

    So we would actually be using less product with the Hangsterfers vs. the others?
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    While we're at it maybe someone can educate me on...

    While we're at it maybe someone can educate me on this refractometer multiplier thing.

    Let's say I want to run at 8%, S-787 has a multiplier of 2, 585XT has a multiplier of 1.2, and 250C is 1:1...
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    Thanks! I want to stick with what's on the shelf...

    Thanks!
    I want to stick with what's on the shelf at the local distributors so it's down to either Trim MicroSol 585XT or QualiChem Xtreme Cut 250C.
    There seems to be tons of opinions on each to...
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    Has anyone here tried the Trim C270CG? It's fully...

    Has anyone here tried the Trim C270CG? It's fully synthetic and actually $4 cheaper (5 gal. pail) than the semi-synthetic MS585XT for some reason.
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    Look up Methods Machine Tools. They were...

    Look up Methods Machine Tools. They were invaluable when I had to keep old Matsuuras running at the last job.
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    Stupid question: Is it actually over traveled?...

    Stupid question: Is it actually over traveled? I've seen a guy move a machine and not have the table secured and had to turn the ballscrews by hand to get it off the limits.
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    I've always had good luck with a local electric...

    I've always had good luck with a local electric motor shop for that, it's just another DC motor to them, they know what to do.

    One thing I've learned is to take the encoder off before I give it to...
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    This happened to me at my last job, I had a...

    This happened to me at my last job, I had a forklift though so I was able to put a strap around the counterweight and lift it up with that. There was no problem with the Z servo though.
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    I was just informed he passed away, I'm sorry I...

    I was just informed he passed away, I'm sorry I didn't know.
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