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    I saw it once, hit the guy square in the...

    I saw it once, hit the guy square in the chest...he had a massive bruise from it...leblond servoshift, luckily only at 286 rpm.
  2. Also, I don't like nobody touching me. Now, any...

    Also, I don't like nobody touching me. Now, any of you homos touch me, and I'll kill you.
  3. The real question is...why ask about nail guns on...

    The real question is...why ask about nail guns on a machinists site?
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    Brass is the standard but experiment with...

    Brass is the standard but experiment with different materials and see what works best for you. Maybe get in touch with a specialty company and pick their brains, maybe get some samples to try.
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    Dude...you know they break, why cheap out?

    Dude...you know they break, why cheap out?
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    We talked, I'm gonna see if another key from a...

    We talked, I'm gonna see if another key from a lathe with a spring works or I will make something. Leaving a key in the chuck is unacceptable unless you are loading something and need it to be in...
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    Quick apprentice story...we have some college...

    Quick apprentice story...we have some college kids they call apprentices, mostly doing maintenance work. So they want me to teach them how to run the lathe. Easy project, 3.00 delrin plastic with...
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    Not very good lol

    Not very good lol
  9. We use very similar clamps here to hold small...

    We use very similar clamps here to hold small airfoils for machining. I don't have any off hand right now. They are wired from 2024. If it's magnetic material I like to use neodymium magnets to hold...
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    I'm surprised frank hasn't popped his head in.

    I'm surprised frank hasn't popped his head in.
  11. Size of acrylic...what size are the lines for...

    Size of acrylic...what size are the lines for shits n grins?
  12. What brand machine, how are you holding the...

    What brand machine, how are you holding the acrylic down, what size?
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    Me doing it on my machine...ok Someone else...

    Me doing it on my machine...ok

    Someone else doing it on my machine a knowing there's a chance of injury...not a chance.
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    If there is ANY injury risk I wouldn't let it...

    If there is ANY injury risk I wouldn't let it fly...
  15. I'm on the stainless bandwagon...can't really...

    I'm on the stainless bandwagon...can't really zoom in to see it up close in that pic.
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    I used to mill pockets into the end of 6061...

    I used to mill pockets into the end of 6061 stock. The pockets were about 3.500 deep, I would drill a hole and program a bunch of plunges with an endmill...only way it could be done. Then machine the...
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    I like reverse flute endmills for thin stuff,...

    I like reverse flute endmills for thin stuff, especially plastics
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    I had a 2 parts lift on me the other day...the...

    I had a 2 parts lift on me the other day...the accupro .500 5 flute didn't make it, the helical .500 4 flute did. Luck o the draw.
  19. Just calling it as I see it, no offense to you....

    Just calling it as I see it, no offense to you. In all honesty a hobby site might have more users of this type so you would have a better shot at getting useful info.
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    Once it lifts, it's all over

    Once it lifts, it's all over
  21. It's a 1500 dollar pile of shit wanna be plasma...

    It's a 1500 dollar pile of shit wanna be plasma table. What do you expect from it. Try one of the hobby forums, they may be better suited to help you.
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    Wait...80 thou extra broke a pull stud...

    Wait...80 thou extra broke a pull stud...
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    Fortunately McMaster doesn't, I can order Monday...

    Fortunately McMaster doesn't, I can order Monday and have it at my house tuesday.
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    But 17-4 grinds so nice lolol. I knew it was...

    But 17-4 grinds so nice lolol. I knew it was gonna be a task, just not as much of a task as it ended up being. Live and learn right.
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    I've ground a lot of steels, 400 series ss, and...

    I've ground a lot of steels, 400 series ss, and 17-4, never 304. I doubt I'll do it again. I can get a nice finish on the Bridgeport using a 3.00 shell mill and cutting oil...just takes a bit lol.
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