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    MST Deta-1 chucks are excellent MST DETa-1COLLET...

    MST Deta-1 chucks are excellent MST DETa-1COLLET CHUCKSA-TYPE | Tecnara Tooling Systems, Inc.

    Click the PDF, look for part# 230-A070-4

    They are not cheap, and neither are the collets. But,...
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    Yea, I always thread-mill for them. Comp to fit....

    Yea, I always thread-mill for them. Comp to fit. Tap never gives a good fit.
    I have never had to remove one.
    But, the sentiment from a bunch of guys last time this subject came up in here was:...
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    All from McMastercarr: 91731A058 ~ 5/8-11...

    All from McMastercarr:
    91731A058 ~ 5/8-11 stainless threaded insert
    91251A814 ~ 5/8-11 x 5" cap-screw
    7814K25 ~ 5/8 I.D. bronze thrust bearing (its just a worsher!)

    Never had an issue with any...
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    You are correct on both counts.

    You are correct on both counts.
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    They are double vises Ox. The front/rear...

    They are double vises Ox.
    The front/rear sections are the "move" jaws. There is a pocket in the center "fixed" section between them that locates the parts.
    And, there is a plain shallow counterbore...
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    Don't forget to realistically account for how...

    Don't forget to realistically account for how long it takes to produce these fixtures. Engineering/programming/machining.
    Lead time on fixture parts? Red-label shipping if MSC doesn't have them? How...
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    In all my years of quoting the kind of parts I...

    In all my years of quoting the kind of parts I think you are looking at?
    I have found that 30% of retail will get you pretty darn close! If their target is grossly under that 30% line? No-quote....
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    That is why there are pins in the top plate. I...

    That is why there are pins in the top plate. I have found that the pins in the Oranges get them within a tenth or two. Good enough for me!
    It is also why I machined those features in the Brother...
  9. Speedio does not need 50 amps. I can tell you...

    Speedio does not need 50 amps. I can tell you that. I have a pair of HAAS VF2ss that are each on 30 amp fuses that are 6 years old.
    And, I run those machines hard. Never blown a fuse. I don't know...
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    You got that right! She is my rock. She makes me...

    You got that right! She is my rock. She makes me exercise. Controls my diet. Listens to my issues. And, keeps the whole shebang in check!
    Funny you say that right now. Today is our anniversary, LOL
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    Okay, that hurdle has been jumped. While all that...

    Okay, that hurdle has been jumped. While all that was going down, Yamazen saw an IG post I made about the stupid Z to table situation, and found a shoulder-mill arbor that would get me where I needed...
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    So, this past summer has been the hardest stretch...

    So, this past summer has been the hardest stretch I have had to go through yet. Still not sure how I made it through? (its not over yet! LOL)
    After the "production" job getting shut down in Nov.'18,...
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    I have enough quotes guys. I know the order is...

    I have enough quotes guys.
    I know the order is coming. It is probably a couple weeks out.
    I'll be in touch with somebody as soon as it is go time.
    Thank you gentlemen.
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    I could tell you about some hoops with 600. But,...

    I could tell you about some hoops with 600. But, it makes my head hurt. :sulk: (never heard of 320 either :confused:)
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    What is something like this worth? Might help to...

    What is something like this worth?
    Might help to mention what size collets you have as well.
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    Yea, I have a lathe. Multiple reasons: I hate...

    Yea, I have a lathe.
    Multiple reasons:
    I hate small round parts. Lathe is already busy with big round parts. I am too busy on the mills to mess with small round parts.
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    Deliver to print.

    Deliver to print.
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    Three small steel parts, 100ea

    266001

    266002

    266003

    100 of each part. From any case hardenable steel.
    Tolerances aren't bad. But. they will be inspected 100%, and rejected if out of spec.
    Payment would be sent...
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    Ohh, I get it! I should change my avatar to this:

    265932

    I drive a common-rail diesel truck now. And, it has given me more problems than the pictured mechanical pump ever did. I get it.
    If it...
  20. Don't think for one second I haven't considered...

    Don't think for one second I haven't considered swapping to a big rotary!
  21. Ohh, I am familiar with Mr. Carlson. Him and...

    Ohh, I am familiar with Mr. Carlson. Him and Xraytonyb are two of my favorite night-caps.
    I love electronics. It intrigues me greatly. I just don't understand it.

    edit: ohh-yea, Pit-Stop rules!...
  22. It has been my experience that support from...

    It has been my experience that support from Phase-Technologies is less than desired.
    At one point they were flat out ignoring me (did you see where I mentioned this thing almost burnt my house down...
  23. Possible to isolate Phase-Perfect generated noise from the mains?

    Just like the title says.
    My PT-3160 is a noisy sumbeech! And, I am getting real tired of it.
    When it is on, I can hear a distinct hum in many electronic devises around here.
    Most notably: stereo...
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    Oh-boy, food-service. That is always fun. Lots of...

    Oh-boy, food-service. That is always fun. Lots of nasty 316 stainless. Or expensive plastic. At least it pays well. Quote accordingly.
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    They all have my AMEX on file. They aren't banks...

    They all have my AMEX on file. They aren't banks either. Makes it a whole lot easier at the end of the month.
    I only have to pay one bill (to the bank) rather than stroke a bunch of checks to...
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