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    Heck, you can buy the pre-sharpened die strip for...

    Heck, you can buy the pre-sharpened die strip for reasonable money, and with a little patience make your own slotted bases for the strip to be inserted. A little testing (presuming you have a press...
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    Because stiffness is material strain at some MoI....

    Because stiffness is material strain at some MoI. If you have the same MoE, and have bolted along the edges (just as you'd see with fabricated box beams in older built-up bridges), then whatever...
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    Speeders cost you stiffness and accuracy, if you...

    Speeders cost you stiffness and accuracy, if you really think you'll need one then maybe look at a dedicated unit mounted to the right side of the head with a permanent offset and CBN ball mill just...
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    Sure, for two pieces laid on top of one another. ...

    Sure, for two pieces laid on top of one another. But for a truly bolted section (again, not just the middle), the stiffness will not be hugely off the value of a solid bar. I agree that bolts don't...
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    If I just take a contrarian view to whatever you...

    If I just take a contrarian view to whatever you post about the market, I'd expect to be a wealthy man in weeks...

    Oil prices tumble after Saudi Arabia says production is coming back online - CNN
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    Given that you're in Central America, why not...

    Given that you're in Central America, why not look at US or CenAm suppliers for tools steels? At least with a US supplier you'll have good confidence in the composition and HT of the material you'd...
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    So I could gear up my lawn tractor, mount it on a...

    So I could gear up my lawn tractor, mount it on a gimbal, and really up my game? Sweet!
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    He's making a scale model of the QE2, that's for...

    He's making a scale model of the QE2, that's for one of the prop shafts.
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    Yes sir, those Russians were the heroes of the...

    Yes sir, those Russians were the heroes of the day, saving the poor Poles from, er, who??

    Katyn massacre - Wikipedia

    Russian propaganda, just slightly more credible than the Chinese variant...
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    You could try bonding some M4 inserts onto M4...

    You could try bonding some M4 inserts onto M4 screws, after cleaning everything and using a high-strength epoxy on the screw threads (but not too much), then putting the assembled insert/screw into a...
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    Hi Joe, OP's already stated it's a solid bar,...

    Hi Joe,
    OP's already stated it's a solid bar, but I'm curious about the "1/8th" statement. I'd agree if they were just stacked together they'd be significantly less stiff, but truly bolted together...
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    Lad, you should have made the bar from rubber for...

    Lad, you should have made the bar from rubber for extra energy absorption.

    (More seriously, I'd have swapped the compound for an additional solid riser. Or even bolted the bar to the existing...
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    There were no excuses offered in my post, just...

    There were no excuses offered in my post, just the statement of fact that the US has not "perfected" any particular methods of exploitation of other countries. And you can add Japan, Russia, and...
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    In terms of abusive behavior as a colonial power,...

    In terms of abusive behavior as a colonial power, the US is behind many European and Asian periods/leaders. Here's a little taste of what King Leopold of Belgium did: Why King Leopold II Should Be...
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    I'll bet that the Mini Mill will work fine for...

    I'll bet that the Mini Mill will work fine for you, it's likely more important that your programs and cutting strategy will determine how happy you are with the outcome of the dies.

    The 10K...
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    One not-so-surprising aspect of this strike is it...

    One not-so-surprising aspect of this strike is it makes the oil that Iran and Russia control more valuable. For that reason, I do find it credible that Iran orchestrated this attack.

    I'm quite...
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    Pretty much the way most area "Powers" have...

    Pretty much the way most area "Powers" have behaved, the US neither invented nor perfected such acts. In fact, about the only "benign" conqueror I can think of would have been the Romans [Aside from...
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    I agree with this, but I'd also be concerned...

    I agree with this, but I'd also be concerned about strength without a fresh heat treatment (if it was made from a HT-able alloy). Any idea what the alloy is?

    And keep in mind you're facing the...
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    A good dehumidifier, and either an drain line to...

    A good dehumidifier, and either an drain line to the outside, or connect to your plumbing (with a trap). Having to empty the bucket is annoying...
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    Yeah, I'm writing from my old M6700, which is...

    Yeah, I'm writing from my old M6700, which is getting up there. Had a M6300 before it, will likely get one of the 7000 series when the need arises. I don't use it next to the machines (sneakernet)...
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    A "mid-level" business class notebook or desktop...

    A "mid-level" business class notebook or desktop with a discrete graphics card will be enough for most low-end CAD/CAM work. Something around a $1K notebook or $700 desktop will work, but a lot...
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    I'm confused by the idea of using a fine M10...

    I'm confused by the idea of using a fine M10 thread on a stud in an aluminum block in the first place. Usually studs for Al engines are coarse thread on the "insert" side, with fine threads on the...
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    If you can fit the Eagle, and it's working at...

    If you can fit the Eagle, and it's working at least as well as the Haas, might as well get it instead. But check into service, it might be worth considering which machine can get fixed faster...
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    It's not supported for control and most drive...

    It's not supported for control and most drive failures, but as long as the main processors aren't damaged many "normal" component failures on the boards can be repaired by competent electronics...
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    If you're willing to pull the spindle from the...

    If you're willing to pull the spindle from the machine, you can make up a pair of press-in plugs for the ends of the spindle, with 60 degree female tapers on the outsides. Try for best concentricity...
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