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  1. I order online all cut from xometry or midwest...

    I order online all cut from xometry or midwest steel supply. Prices are cheaper than local prices including shipping a lot of the time, less dings and dents and ships right to my door.
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    I'm one of those run it in 50% rapid to not wear...

    I'm one of those run it in 50% rapid to not wear it out fast guys. In my case, there just really is no sense in running it max speed as the time savings are pretty much worthless in my situation....
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    Funny. You know that most vise reps I talk to ask...

    Funny. You know that most vise reps I talk to ask me what made me buy your vises in a negative way. I'm always a bit surprised that they hardly know any of the features of their competition or even...
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    My condolence's, that just sounds like an awful...

    My condolence's, that just sounds like an awful problem to have. Please buy some extra machines next time because it would be awesome to get a wider range CAT40 SK Holders!
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    I would ask Haas directly. My HFO provided me...

    I would ask Haas directly. My HFO provided me with CAD models.
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    I have single auger on my VF-2SSYT. I wish I had...

    I have single auger on my VF-2SSYT. I wish I had the multi auger system when running jobs with lots of material removal. Whats the point in having fast rapids if you have to waste time getting chips...
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    Setting Max RPM of tool number to 0?

    My probe is on T25. Is there any way to set a max rpm for it to prevent accidentally hitting spindle fwd button and destroying it? This is on a NEXGEN.
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    A Haas Rep told me the 2017 SS machines were...

    A Haas Rep told me the 2017 SS machines were running 15 hp motors. I run a 20hp Perfect phase no problem, but my house lights flicker every time the spindle ramps. Then again my house also flickers...
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    I bought my VF-2SSYT over Doosan mainly because...

    I bought my VF-2SSYT over Doosan mainly because that little extra travel in the Y was needed for some of the work I planned to do. It was the biggest machine I could fit in the space that I could...
  10. Thread: Tool Holders

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    I started with Parlec holders with a new machine...

    I started with Parlec holders with a new machine package but wish I went straight to Maritool. The Maritool holders can accommodate much longer shanks as they can call all the way up into the taper...
  11. I personally bought my VF-2SSYT without any kind...

    I personally bought my VF-2SSYT without any kind of major work lined up. I had been doing some small jobs here and there with a DIY machine and a Tormach. I actually bought it to manufacture a...
  12. I really don't know how people get a bunch of...

    I really don't know how people get a bunch of orders before even having a machine without some really good connections. If a shop told me they don't have a machine yet I wouldn't take them seriously...
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    I was considering heat shrink too but they tend...

    I was considering heat shrink too but they tend to have higher gage length which may negate some of the advantages if running in less heavy spindle? Most of my roughing tool paths are hsm constant...
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    Thats actually what I already use now.I have...

    Thats actually what I already use now.I have actually used them for finishing too as the ER Collets don't seem to perform any better. but just wanted to try out hydraulics if I can get better...
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    I guess price was too good to be true. I'm...

    I guess price was too good to be true. I'm considering the Shunk tendo E compact as price is attractive. I read there can be issues keeping tools clamped too long,are you guys having any issues with...
  16. Not the control, the actual physical power...

    Not the control, the actual physical power connections in the electrical cabinet. I believe there are 3 positions to accommodate people with slightly lower or higher voltages. Have not had an issue...
  17. Not the control, the actual physical power...

    Not the control, the actual physical power connections in the electrical cabinet. I believe there are 3 positions to accommodate people with slightly lower or higher voltages. Have not had an issue...
  18. Well its good to see I'm not the only one with...

    Well its good to see I'm not the only one with the machine shut down problem. I run VF2ssyt on 20hp perfect phase and 150 amp service. If spindle ramps at same time as compressor fires up machine...
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    Techniks hydraulic tool holders?

    Anyone every use Techniks hydraulic holders? I think they are fairly new to market and my distributor can get them for about $215 and $85 for reduction sleeves. Seems pretty cheap and at that price...
  20. Keeping track of carve smart step jaws on orange vises?

    I want to make some carvesmart stepped jaws for my 2 dual station orange vises. I generally have been installing other jaws on the carriers they were machined on for best repeatibility but It would...
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    Which Fuchs product are you running? If it has...

    Which Fuchs product are you running? If it has even less smell I may have to try it on my next charge. The hunt may never end for me.
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    Haha, yes I have come to the same conclusion....

    Haha, yes I have come to the same conclusion. It's come down to just roll the dice for me as I'm particular about odor. My latest coolant has been Trim 690XT and I prefer it over qualichem so far....
  23. How much were you taking off per pass? Do you...

    How much were you taking off per pass? Do you think your clamping may be better than using a vacuum chuck?
  24. The local grinder here said they can't really...

    The local grinder here said they can't really blanchard grind MIC-6 better than it already comes. I guess the MIC-6 +-.005" flatness spec is on the entire full sheet material which but perhaps if...
  25. The local blanchard grinding guys are saying...

    The local blanchard grinding guys are saying .002"/ft. There will be probably 16 1/4-20 holes tapped on both sides. My customer is designing something and wants to know whats going to be doable....
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