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    You’re local to me Marcus, funnily enough for...

    You’re local to me Marcus, funnily enough for some similar work for maybe a mutual customer my first suggestion was to farm it out to you! :D
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    It depends, if you're using a full profile insert...

    It depends, if you're using a full profile insert then the profile (including the crest and root radii) will handled by bringing the thread to a correct PD. If you're not then you will need to refer...
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    I was going to say that I don't see why Gibbs...

    I was going to say that I don't see why Gibbs couldn't do that, the synchronous swiss side seems to be pretty powerful however I've never twiddled actual knobs on a Swiss.
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    I would argue that a multipoint threadmill will...

    I would argue that a multipoint threadmill will actually be more rigid than a single point for the same reason that an endmill engaged in HEM along its whole flute length is more rigid than the same...
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    Do you have anything to contribute to the OPs...

    Do you have anything to contribute to the OPs problem or do you just want to keep talking about your shop?

    To OP like everyone else said if management doesn't care trying to force them to is just...
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    Odd suggestion but try an endmill more suited for...

    Odd suggestion but try an endmill more suited for hard materials, the edges will have more support behind them and if you use one with corner radii those will be protected too.
  7. Did you just suggest enlarging a 3/8 hole to 7/8...

    Did you just suggest enlarging a 3/8 hole to 7/8 using reamers? :nutter:
  8. I would have just left the stock slightly long...

    I would have just left the stock slightly long and used a center in the end rather than mucking about with the steady.

    Threading away from the chuck with the tool upside down might have helped too...
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    On the west cost, most of our business is in fuel...

    On the west cost, most of our business is in fuel cells and a lot of that work is in G10 composites. So far in my experience the only things green in the sector are some of the engineers doing the...
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    I would be all over packaging a band-aid inside a...

    I would be all over packaging a band-aid inside a fortune cookie.
  11. Single blocking a program is not feasible for us...

    Single blocking a program is not feasible for us however I try and program consistently for my guys and will use standard values such as 0.1" above top of part clearance planes and a 4" master...
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    NYC CNC has a lot of F360 videos, they're more...

    NYC CNC has a lot of F360 videos, they're more project orientated but once they get a handle on the basics seeing how he approaches a part and some of the operations they should be able to apply it...
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    How are you checking this? Your lost motion is...

    How are you checking this? Your lost motion is 1/64-1/32" if you're eyeballing this with calipers from an edge there is a good chance you're off.
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    We can't help you with the machine specicially...

    We can't help you with the machine specicially however if you post the code for a contour of that pocket we can take a look and at least tell you if you're doing something wrong there.
    ...
  15. It looks like a toy in a fancy acrylic case.

    It looks like a toy in a fancy acrylic case.
  16. From everything I’ve heard about AR500 it sounds...

    From everything I’ve heard about AR500 it sounds like you’re getting exactly the tool life you should be getting.
  17. 1) surface harden, depending on the size of the...

    1) surface harden, depending on the size of the part you can expect .02-.04” of case depth so small,parts are effectively thru hardened.

    2) soft, they’re going to take the parts up to nearly...
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    In the modern world, one shot. On a SB, maybe...

    In the modern world, one shot. On a SB, maybe 1/4” pilot for the drill web and then fire it through. If you’re worried about reamer stock allowance, drill it your next size undersized from 31/32,...
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    My experience with Chinese sources has been the...

    My experience with Chinese sources has been the Korloy brand which is normally a Korean brand and as far as I know they were legit.

    What I received were ground, polished and perfectly suitable for...
  20. Solidworks can solidify STL files and then you...

    Solidworks can solidify STL files and then you could use either and intersection curve or “convert entities” on a suitable sketch plane.

    I’d be surprised if Spaceclaim couldn’t do it but I’m not...
  21. Honestly if I care about the height of a part on...

    Honestly if I care about the height of a part on the first try I will manually face the top of the stock, set that as the Z home and then subtract my tool height and mic’d part thickness from that...
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    The guy who received it has a video reaction...

    The guy who received it has a video reaction (don't bother watching it).

    Apparently it was 200 hours of work.
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    Start simple, do the previous programs work? ...

    Start simple, do the previous programs work?
    Does the control display RPM?
    If you turn the spindle by hand does it give you an RPM value?
    Does the control have an MDI page and can you get the...
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    Ouch, $375 USD. I’ll stick with a vice in a vice...

    Ouch, $375 USD. I’ll stick with a vice in a vice and some trig.
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    Maybe use that as a testament to the fact that a...

    Maybe use that as a testament to the fact that a quality 10 year old Japanese machine will cut better than a brand new Haas.

    Is the part in spec? Don’t worry about it.

    If it isn’t better get...
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