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    I think it will seal well, but being rubber based...

    I think it will seal well, but being rubber based will not hold up to many coolants for a long time.
  2. Table is not SS nor are the covers. Its all steel...

    Table is not SS nor are the covers. Its all steel and cast iron
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    Add to that the time it takes to clean the parts...

    Add to that the time it takes to clean the parts after tumbling.
    Clean media out for a different media.

    Only seems like pennies here and there...but they add up quick.
    And what is funny, you...
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    Try to think of it this way...when the material...

    Try to think of it this way...when the material was formed it was forced into shape and kinda glued there by the surrounding material. Once you remove the material holding it in place the balance of...
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    Call Emco as Control won't fire up, they call...

    Call Emco as Control won't fire up, they call Austria, Austria calls them back to tell me to call Siemens as its their board being flakey, call Siemens they have a question for Emco, Call Emco, they...
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    If you can't find the dying sheep...then check...

    If you can't find the dying sheep...then check your Humpfrey Valve.

    Its right in front, on top of the Tool Release Piston. Front and center of the limit switches. It has 1/4" air lines going to...
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    Emco Maier makes a superior machine but their...

    Emco Maier makes a superior machine but their service has made me say NEVER AGAIN.

    Hopefully that changed since I last called them for service some years back, by the end of my trying to set up a...
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    Cheap clapped out Haas machines go for more then...

    Cheap clapped out Haas machines go for more then 10k. Your looking for a larger one...


    Can you find one in running condition that will do your work for under 10K.

    Maybe...in the right place...
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    My 810D is on an Emco Maier, we use G58 X0...

    My 810D is on an Emco Maier, we use

    G58 X0 Z100 (Shift Z100mm)
    G58 X0 Z0 (Cancel Z shift)
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    In a boat that dirty hand water, shower water...

    In a boat that dirty hand water, shower water gets set to a Gray Water tank that gets pumped out along with the Black Water Tank from flushing the bowl.

    We are not yet regulated on that stuff as...
  11. Thread: Haas Control Panel

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    If CRT monitor you will see the screen is...

    If CRT monitor you will see the screen is curved...the later Haas models had a flat glass panel in front or screen... maybe to offer the appearance of the then higher priced Flat LCD...but looking...
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    Power the knee

    Power the knee
  13. Thread: Coolant change

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    I cannot speak for other shops...only here. It...

    I cannot speak for other shops...only here.

    It used to be when the coolant went from coolant to hmmm, that's not right. Skim the top add some fresh and hope for the best we knew it had to be...
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    Convicted...No, never convicted.

    Convicted...No, never convicted.
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    The answer really depends on what you have...

    The answer really depends on what you have available.

    Have an 1-1/4" twist drill, make that work.

    Have a Spade Drill Body, make that work.

    Have a 2 Flute 1-1/4 endmill...make that work....
  16. Thread: Uhmw turning

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    I have done way more then I like with UHMW and...

    I have done way more then I like with UHMW and other plastics in a lathe.

    If you "must" do in a lathe experiment, play to get something that runs reliable.

    Peck turning
    Cut OD groove, then...
  17. Thread: 200,000 holes!

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    The 2" had me going "Good Luck Buddy"! .2 not...

    The 2" had me going "Good Luck Buddy"! .2 not quite so bad.
    Yes, I'd break into quadrants too just for the ease of starting over. The comes tool changes, travel..
    You can dial in on your holes,...
  18. As mentioned the Seco Drills have worked very...

    As mentioned the Seco Drills have worked very well for me. Although I did not try any others as they just worked so well.

    We had two plates needing holes.
    One was 1/8" x 2 x 3" with a 1-1/8"...
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    Don't thank me for the review just yet, still too...

    Don't thank me for the review just yet, still too early to tell.

    But can say it looks promising so far. I'll also say IF I have a problem you'll hear directly from me first just in case I mixed...
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    From this post and follow ups by "CFD" I decided...

    From this post and follow ups by "CFD" I decided to give the product a shot.

    I did this if for no other reason, I'd like to have a backup to the TRIM E906 I am using...and have been quite happy...
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    All depends on "YOUR WORK." I have 4...

    All depends on "YOUR WORK."


    I have 4 machines with gearboxs that I use IF I need to run a larger tap or a Spade Drill OR larger face mills.

    I have a VF with standard direct drive with a top...
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    Ditto on what your being told. Run machines...

    Ditto on what your being told.

    Run machines as they are. I have new to 91 vintage Haas machines. The basic controls are all about the same aside from how they load and how much they can load.
    ...
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    Aluminum has been mentioned so I won't restate...

    Aluminum has been mentioned so I won't restate it.


    The other aspect is what size tooling are you planning to use? Part size? Do you see yourself doing lots of fine detail work? Engraving?

    I...
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    Hey, make sure you smile when you mention Staten...

    Hey, make sure you smile when you mention Staten Island....
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    Light cuts can lead to chatter...especially in...

    Light cuts can lead to chatter...especially in 304SS. I'd start by roughing, leave .2-.3 per side then finish with a sharp ground cemented carbide tool. Or maybe a positive sharp carbide insert meant...
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