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  1. So me and one of the maintenance guys tackled...

    So me and one of the maintenance guys tackled this job yesterday. Fortunately I find the maintenance manual for the bridgeports so we had that to use on paper. It took some trial and error in some...
  2. With all this talk of monkeys I'm wondering if...

    With all this talk of monkeys I'm wondering if anyone is climbing their tree for a banana? :)
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    What are you going to use for traction,...

    What are you going to use for traction, especially when coolant or other fluids are spilled?
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    Another vote for hypertherm

    Another vote for hypertherm
  5. It's going to be all about performance. You will...

    It's going to be all about performance. You will still be starting on the bottom rung most likely. Now the question is, will you be able to perform better than someone with 0 experience. I'll give...
  6. G wizard is shit, might be ok for aluminum but...

    G wizard is shit, might be ok for aluminum but alloy wheels it's horrible. Ymmv
  7. Oh we have plenty of real 3 phase here lol. I...

    Oh we have plenty of real 3 phase here lol. I think we have direct feeds from 2 separate sub stations.
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    Pm should be off as well as adaptive control. How...

    Pm should be off as well as adaptive control. How much are you leaving for a skim, what material, and how tall?
  9. Oh man that's great info, thanks so much!

    Oh man that's great info, thanks so much!
  10. Broken brake: what all goes into getting at it?

    The brake on my bridgeport at work was acting weird, sometimes it would not rotate, and the rotation the get the brake to engage was over half a turn. Well the roll pin let loose, I can pull the...
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    My bridgeport is currently locked out, the roll...

    My bridgeport is currently locked out, the roll pin on the brake handle broke so it has no brakes...safety issue gotta get the ol lock out tag out. So I'm on the bridgeport next to mine, it's got a...
  12. Our current procedure goes like this...we talk to...

    Our current procedure goes like this...we talk to our manager about what we need machine wise to replace old, hard to repair, and barely useful equipment. He goes and talks to the plant manager. The...
  13. That is some level 60 10th prestige* work right...

    That is some level 60 10th prestige* work right there...very nice.


    *Cod mw2 reference :)
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    Last I checked 25-30 bucks was a low cost...

    Last I checked 25-30 bucks was a low cost tool...ya get what ya pay for I guess.
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    Why not just use a confined space portable...

    Why not just use a confined space portable blower...cheap and easy.
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    It's all about the buzzin dozen :) man they sound...

    It's all about the buzzin dozen :) man they sound good.
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    This is the last post I see in the 737max...

    This is the last post I see in the 737max thread...note the date of 1-12-2020

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    The rbmk was a poor design, the positive void...

    The rbmk was a poor design, the positive void coefficient being so high was the big thing, along with the graphite rods being too short...and there not being enough of them lol
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    The reason chernobyl went boom was a chain of...

    The reason chernobyl went boom was a chain of events that occurred...these events were never planned to happen and were believed to never even be able to occur. On that unfortunate night, the...
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    Your results are normal. Most heavier sinker...

    Your results are normal. Most heavier sinker operations use multiple electrodes...it's just the name of the game. Recycle electrodes, use your last 2 for roughing and newer ones for finishing.
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    I don't think you are catching my humor...but...I...

    I don't think you are catching my humor...but...I do run a 3" shell mill in steel and aluminum and in plastic on a bridgeport and it does just fine thanks. IF, AND THATS A BIG IF, you don't know how...
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    I think it's jog lock on haas

    I think it's jog lock on haas
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    Too much of a cut with a 3" shell mill can easily...

    Too much of a cut with a 3" shell mill can easily walk the head. Never had it happen with a .375 endmill, they tent to snap or disintegrate when you do dumb things
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    Well now he is making a tool though...he is using...

    Well now he is making a tool though...he is using a die or die set made by a toolmaker possibly in the tool room to make a wrench (a tool) therefore by simple assimilation he has become a...
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    Well now what about someone that works at a plant...

    Well now what about someone that works at a plant forging combo wrenches...he's making tools so therefore would be a tool maker...
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