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    Whats your email? I can send you the layouts I...

    Whats your email? I can send you the layouts I started with and what the toolmaker came up with. It is for a 2G machine.

    My Brown and Sharpe book did have a section that showed the hundreds needed...
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    I recently read the book on how to design them...

    I recently read the book on how to design them from scratch. I was making one on a 3d model and was going to send it to a shop with a waterjet or a shop with a cnc mill for the cutting. As I was...
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    I know this will show up on google searches as...

    I know this will show up on google searches as well. I know when I search google for things machining related it sends me here quite a bit. I then made an acct and joined the community. Its great...
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    Finished the job with 1 form tap which ran...

    Finished the job with 1 form tap which ran another 6000 parts. 1 drill which got black pretty bad but still made cuts and still didnt break. All said and done I used 1 drill and 1 form tap to run 6k...
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    Only a slotting attachment for a dedicated job....

    Only a slotting attachment for a dedicated job. Most of my work doesnt need 2nd op. Only Stainless needs lapping.

    I have been interested in thread rolling lately. I like the idea of a vertical...
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    I had a Stainless rep in here last week who says...

    I had a Stainless rep in here last week who says he is from the 2nd biggest Stainless mill globally. They didnt have a problem selling me small quantities either. I am leaning on trying them out to...
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    I do have a deburring wheel that I chuck up on a...

    I do have a deburring wheel that I chuck up on a lathe to deburr some rods. I have seen this same wheel used on these attachments. My old man told me they can/are used for deburring on the machine...
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    I have never tried. I dont have a pick off...

    I have never tried. I dont have a pick off attachment on my OO. I have 1 on a 2G and 1 on an OG. The OG is a dedicated job thats slotted. The 2G one came with the machine I recently bought. I just...
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    When I ran it 8 months ago I had it on a 50...

    When I ran it 8 months ago I had it on a 50 second cam and it worked great. I know there was some wasted time on it but it worked so I just went with it and let it run. This time I couldnt get it to...
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    Ran all day today. Not a problem at all. Even ran...

    Ran all day today. Not a problem at all. Even ran unattended most of the day.
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    Got the form taps in today and got a good 2 hour...

    Got the form taps in today and got a good 2 hour run with them. no problems at all. ran great for almost 200 parts.

    I will run this all day tomorrow and see if I can get 700 holes tapped. I feel...
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    Lower carbon content makes the material easier to...

    Lower carbon content makes the material easier to machine as well. Every grade of 300 series Stainless that I have machined over the years have given me way better results when I order "L". Its just...
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    I have the TiCN Form taps coming in tomorrow....

    I have the TiCN Form taps coming in tomorrow. With a number 33 drill. Says it will give me 67.5%-70% threads. I have about 5000 more of these to make. I will gladly update.

    I did get the material...
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    No spec. I am also making the male part that goes...

    No spec. I am also making the male part that goes into it so I can check for proper fit. I was tapping at 620rpm I believe. I know I tried a few speeds from 555-750.

    I did check for the right...
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    My old man says they were always used in softer...

    My old man says they were always used in softer materials like brass and aluminum. He comes from old school machining techniques and hasnt changed anything since the 70's.

    We run Brown and Sharpe...
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    cant say I have ever tried roll taps. This may be...

    cant say I have ever tried roll taps. This may be the solution.
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    These taps arent bottom taps. I need spiral flute...

    These taps arent bottom taps. I need spiral flute taps where the threads go full length of the shank. Like these.

    WESTWARD 5TWR0 Spiral Flute Tap,Bottom,#5-40,S/O,3 Flt 190735876961 | eBay
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    https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/65674954...

    https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/65674954

    See how the shank that is beyond the thread is reduced. I need the threads to go all the way back without reducing size throughout the tool. The...
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    Source for 5-40 taps with no reduced shank

    I am running through tons of taps on a stainless job I have done in the past. Its 316L .187" dia.

    I have tried 3 different kinds...Gold (TIN), Black (TICN), and HSS Black Ox/Bright finish.

    I...
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