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  1. I sent a message to the HMFC's and maybe one of...

    I sent a message to the HMFC's and maybe one of them took just enough effort to do a drive by and kill off one of the post. I said there were 3 but you see how far that went.
  2. Auctions are a great place to pick up work at....

    Auctions are a great place to pick up work at. Many a times I've swapped cards with some guy who just lost his vendor.

    The ABB/Alstom Auction in Chattanooga after the union strike was giving the...
  3. Kinda reminds me of Perry and his Swissmak. His...

    Kinda reminds me of Perry and his Swissmak. His first post was asking questions that were irrelevant to his build as he already had the prototypes completed. He just wanted to drive traffic to his...
  4. One trick I use when I'm on a machine without a...

    One trick I use when I'm on a machine without a probe is get a round bar about 5 or 6 inches long and mill the last inch or so down to the center line. Basically if you have a 1.5" diameter will one...
  5. While you’re sarcasm is understandable I think...

    While you’re sarcasm is understandable I think you failed to see what happened here. The guy came to the forum without reading the rules and had one goal in mind and that was to promote his product...
  6. HUH? After a few days G-code is simple. Once you...

    HUH? After a few days G-code is simple. Once you understand the Modal groups it will come together quick. If you think you are just going to get a CAM system like Fusion and run through a post and on...
  7. Learn code! Just because the magic box spits out...

    Learn code! Just because the magic box spits out a program doesn't mean it works. Fusion is a cheap buggy software and if you cant read the code before running the program those machines are in for a...
  8. EG, You forgot to mention the ease of replacing a...

    EG, You forgot to mention the ease of replacing a locked China Mobile sim. All I have to do is walk to the shop inside my condo building and buy a new sim for 50RMB (less than a $1). Then just load...
  9. I looked at the Kickstarter and the pledge levels...

    I looked at the Kickstarter and the pledge levels give every thing from the print ($5) Print and cad ($10) Print cad and 4140 blanks ($35) and a few more levels for the blocks. $85 for one 123 block...
  10. My thread about "mods closing threads without...

    My thread about "mods closing threads without giving reason why" gets closed by a mod, yet Iv'e been a member here since around 06. Some hobbyist post a the same kickstarter ad in CNC Machining and...
  11. Not appropriate for this site. six post and you...

    Not appropriate for this site. six post and you contribute nothing yet try to get free advertising for a novelty item. Want to sell here become a contributing member with something more than hobby...
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    Yep, Remember seeing those signs that say "We...

    Yep, Remember seeing those signs that say "We reserve the right to refuse service"? Works the same with social media.
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    Perhaps we should start a thread on...

    Perhaps we should start a thread on Cryptocurrency? Yee haaw,,, What a nice ride in 2020!!!!
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    Swapping between chuck and collets after a few...

    Swapping between chuck and collets after a few times gets to be a fairly quick process 10-15 minutes. Im not sure how or if the machines you are looking at lock up the spindle but never use M19 to...
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    Geeshe,,, I miss the good ole days when you if...

    Geeshe,,, I miss the good ole days when you if you had a problem you skip outside the shop and went a round or two then a few beers later you’re both seeing eye to eye. Parking lot prayer meetings...
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    Well this escalated quickly. Group hug!

    Well this escalated quickly. Group hug!
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    I agree there are some threads that have been so...

    I agree there are some threads that have been so derailed they need to be shut but at least take a few seconds to say why. A few members here get but hurt quite easy and have to wonder if they are in...
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    Closing threads without noting the reason.

    What moderator is closing so many threads in this forum and not taking 30 seconds to put why? I just looked and on this first page alone there are 5 closed threads in the middle of actual decent...
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    Lots of times when I have had problems with thin...

    Lots of times when I have had problems with thin wall stuff swelling I grab a gun drill. Just short pilot bore with a stub then plow through with the gun drill.
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    Definitely spend the extra money for an...

    Definitely spend the extra money for an accu-length system no matter what the brand. I cheaped out way back and got a pullback style and the amount of parts scrapped from being too short would have...
  21. I wouldn't worry so much about the "New Machine"...

    I wouldn't worry so much about the "New Machine" being a guinea pig run with Mazak so much as I would not having a programable tailstock with live toys. It says it's a bolt down style with quill so...
  22. What do you make? I didn't compare specs on the...

    What do you make? I didn't compare specs on the EZ verses regular QT but if its 30% less in price I would think it would be that much less of a machine.. Lathes are cash machines as long as you can...
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    So,,,,, is Rain-X Business so bad they can't...

    So,,,,, is Rain-X Business so bad they can't afford an advertising budget so they have revive a two year old thread and spam it twice with the same ole hyped up bullshit every other wanna be coolant...
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    Yeah, Fort Worth has quite a diversity of just...

    Yeah, Fort Worth has quite a diversity of just about every machine brand known, Some all under the same roof! I did a couple of installs and Applications out there and one place called Rodens All...
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    Although that’s a good test a couple of things...

    Although that’s a good test a couple of things you need to take into account. Co-Ax indicator have droop when used horizontally. The further the stem the higher the weight. Another is you should be...
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