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  1. Vertically I would use a 3/8 coated 3flute slot...

    Vertically I would use a 3/8 coated 3flute slot drill plenty coolant dont know why you say it took too long power feed it thro on at least a 2.5ins feed and increase if your happy with the...
  2. I prefer a good quality toolsteel for flycutting...

    I prefer a good quality toolsteel for flycutting not cheap stuff and then you grind it by hand loads of examples on youtube how to grind a flycutter then try a cut might need a bit more clearance...
  3. Dont panic its not a race your aiming to be the...

    Dont panic its not a race your aiming to be the best as you can be and it often clicks into the brain after after practice/practice/practice theres loads of ways of learning things most made up by...
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    Dont know the exact stroke of quill on a Huron...

    Dont know the exact stroke of quill on a Huron you could easily look it up but its more than your asking for it a feature that a lot of them were bought for
  5. Thread: Loud gears

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    Throw a handfull of powdered graphite in-Used to...

    Throw a handfull of powdered graphite in-Used to work at a place that machined graphite and you cant stop the graphite dust getting into the gearboxes everything ran smooth and it was the quietist...
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    The first straight cut thro the center is known...

    The first straight cut thro the center is known as the "Primary" slot its normally slightly deeper than the finished depth of the dovetail if the depth is not stated on the drg make it .010 deeper to...
  7. Thread: Used CNC Lathe

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    Good luck why dont you hire an experienced guy on...

    Good luck why dont you hire an experienced guy on a short term contract say 3mths that has worked/programed the control you buy,be honest with him telling him its purely for 3mths as you cant afford...
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    A lot of my friends worked for a local guy who...

    A lot of my friends worked for a local guy who worked on laying tarmac he employed about 20guys he had a partner who.s wife was in charge of rents for the council her name would be on any eviction...
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    I experienced the same as Iwananew 10k mentioned...

    I experienced the same as Iwananew 10k mentioned the company was struggling so they obviously decided to reduced the head count but a lot of the guys had been there since they left school and were...
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    Think its common for companies to try and get rid...

    Think its common for companies to try and get rid of people for any reason to save redundancy payments.Having said that a clock is not only there to record the time you started work its there to...
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    Ask for a demo or guarantee the cnc control works...

    Ask for a demo or guarantee the cnc control works sell your Atlas if you need the space sell your lathe milling attachment good make of mill the Lagun,top quality vise its easy on the eye looks to be...
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    Think maybe you would be better off showing a...

    Think maybe you would be better off showing a sketch of what your doing as its got me confused probaly Im not the only one.A sketch and the way the job is gripped then you will get a better...
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    Intresting thought this was a common problem but...

    Intresting thought this was a common problem but it seems by what Im reading here apparently not few yrs ago wanted a new hardened/ground one piece 40m/t short arbor think it was about 8ins long....
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    You can get a facemill with 45degree approach...

    You can get a facemill with 45degree approach angle pretty common but I think you may be milling a pocket not facing over the top
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    Last time I worked on a parkson it could take the...

    Last time I worked on a parkson it could take the full depth of a tip which was .625ins at 9ins min could feed faster than that but Better safe than sorry didnt normally flog the machine like that...
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    Not saying they are the best but one of the best...

    Not saying they are the best but one of the best machines I have worked the Parkson never let me down and are very robust,but now you have told us what your doing its a machine to fit your small...
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    If your not bothered about the quill a Huron as...

    If your not bothered about the quill a Huron as big as the height it will allow would be my choice every time before a bridgeport as for wasting time taking head off to go horizontal it only takes...
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    Try the Hardinge user group yahoo

    Try the Hardinge user group yahoo
  19. Should be a cast iron refund as long as you have...

    Should be a cast iron refund as long as you have followed the rules and filed a dispute with Paypal stating reasons non delivery,no communication?Like someone mentioned earlier you wait ten days and...
  20. Send them back say you have had them tested and...

    Send them back say you have had them tested and they are below spec.Make sure they agree to refund any postage or your going to give them bad feedback on as many sites as you can get access...
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    The age old question of do I put a key in saw or...

    The age old question of do I put a key in saw or dont I?My way of thinking is if its got a key cut in the saw you put a key in,Other fellow workers disagree and say if the saw gets jammed it will be...
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    Drill and ream the corners.Drill then flat bottom...

    Drill and ream the corners.Drill then flat bottom and ream.Or phone up and ask the planner if he will allow a concession on the corners can only say no
  23. Thread: Logan Model 820

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    Go to the Yahoo Logan site the guys on there will...

    Go to the Yahoo Logan site the guys on there will know the machine inside out and will help you plus you can download any manuals you like.Its horses for courses
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    Metal/wood lathe will hold either. | in Leyland,...

    Metal/wood lathe will hold either. | in Leyland, Lancashire | Gumtree Surprised you havn,t considered this the guy who owns this lathe is selling as he,s bought a South bend its £200 and comes with...
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    We have an optician come into the works tests new...

    We have an optician come into the works tests new employees eyes and you get safety glasses basically the same as the strength of your normal glasses you wear out of work obviously the glass is...
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