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    Most coolant manufacturers say to never straight...

    Most coolant manufacturers say to never straight water to coolant. Always oil in last. Just adding water can make rusting issues.
    Mix at only around 1%, then add. So if your tank is full and way...
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    Sounds like you're adding coolant oil directly to...

    Sounds like you're adding coolant oil directly to the tank? not premixing in a pail of water?
    Maybe that's the problem.
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    Talking with an engineer friend yesterday about...

    Talking with an engineer friend yesterday about this, like me says he'll take a look at it in 5-6yrs when current gas vehicle is near the end.
    We're in a scarcely populated part of Canada. So until...
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    The Aeroex system seems to be able to handle a...

    The Aeroex system seems to be able to handle a fair bit of mist.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ALa76yTxGM
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    Aeroex are quite probably the best, and made in...

    Aeroex are quite probably the best, and made in North America.
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    Is there any signs of coolant making it in the...

    Is there any signs of coolant making it in the bearings?
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    For me its mostly sticking to the same sequence...

    For me its mostly sticking to the same sequence of operations each time and not get disturbed or do anything else until that is all done. Too easy to come back and forget 1 step. Triple check all...
  8. California: " We may have very slightly lowered...

    California: " We may have very slightly lowered cancer rates by banning everything useful "

    Bubonic Plague: "Hey California I'm back baby!! oh btw nice to see people are still sh*tting on the...
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    Is that material ground, with ends squared and...

    Is that material ground, with ends squared and chamfered, or is it just regular bar stock that tends to have crappy tapered ends?
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    That must have been a very early unit? my...

    That must have been a very early unit? my DCP-A10 doesn't look like that in the capacitor area.
    When I got new caps last year from PP I do remember a mistake in the manual and pretty sure the new...
  11. Past month involved a lot of 1 off stuff and a...

    Past month involved a lot of 1 off stuff and a few nightmares that made no $ but finally getting back into somewhat more normal repeat work. Still waiting/hoping that annual rush to Christmas will...
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    Sounds like your spot drill is going too deep at...

    Sounds like your spot drill is going too deep at 1/8" its leaving a hole isn't it? I usually only go about .050" deep so I only see the chamfer tip of the spot drill, you don't want it to get to...
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    It's one step above Military grade in quality,...

    It's one step above Military grade in quality, but half the price.
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    Maybe write up a business plan for where you are...

    Maybe write up a business plan for where you are and what you want it to become, then how you'll get there. Do you want to manage, or do you want to do the hands on work? Do you want to be in the...
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    Is the spindle running the right way? What's...

    Is the spindle running the right way?
    What's the RPM actually reading?
    Cause its either one of those 2 is wrong, or you're not machining 1144 stress proof... are you sure it's not from another...
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    Yeah but with McMaster you get to pay 2-3X more...

    Yeah but with McMaster you get to pay 2-3X more for that mystery drill than you would by going with a real tooling supplier that could sell you the right tool.
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    PTD cobalt screw machine length drills are your...

    PTD cobalt screw machine length drills are your friend.
    Proper spot drill helps a lot too, and up the SFM, I drill stainless with these at 50-60sfm all day long. 1144 I'd start around 100sfm. For...
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    Poll: There's over thousand types of coolants on the...

    There's over thousand types of coolants on the market, you can only screw around with something for so long before realizing its time to change to something else. Sometimes magically all the problems...
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    I'd be ok with having an all electric vehicle, so...

    I'd be ok with having an all electric vehicle, so long as its an SUV that can tow 4000lb, 500-600km range and that I can get a full charge or change to a full pack of batteries in about 10 minutes on...
  20. Thread: B&A Precision

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    It's probably the same slight IGBT buzz that...

    It's probably the same slight IGBT buzz that still makes it out onto the mains after the filtering, supposed to be around 5khz on the white units.
    I bought a line reactor a couple months ago to put...
  21. Make sure you talk/talked with the owner about...

    Make sure you talk/talked with the owner about the situation, just in case you were just dealing with some drone minion. Its often very hard to get good service in Canada, most in sales have no clue...
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    I've been pretty amazed at the abuse those insert...

    I've been pretty amazed at the abuse those insert drills and their inserts can take. I just really wish I had 300+psi of coolant when using them. 145 is barely cutting it.
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    For that sort of big investment you need a good...

    For that sort of big investment you need a good study on it, time, ROI, service. And trying to cut out which sales guy BS'ed the best...

    That said.
    Nakamura (and perhaps Miyano) probably are...
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    I try to quote around $65,a bit more for worse...

    I try to quote around $65,a bit more for worse material that eat a lot of tooling. But if I average it all out at the end of the year, I just don't even wanna know anymore.
    I know a couple recent...
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    I've only done that sort of thing on manual...

    I've only done that sort of thing on manual lathes with a follower. It can take a few tries to get it just right.
    There are ways to do it cnc, a 1 off isn't ideal, if its many you can spend some $...
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