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    Nah...........I have a rough idea............I've...

    Nah...........I have a rough idea............I've been at this long enough to know service on machine tools is not cheap.
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    HFO did it......I just don't have the time(or...

    HFO did it......I just don't have the time(or patience) right now to to wrench on it myself.................didn't get the bill yet.
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    New Y screw/bearings and she's cuttin good...

    New Y screw/bearings and she's cuttin good parts.............X may be next..............we'll run 'er for now.....................
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    Haas..............just say no. I'm done with them...

    Haas..............just say no. I'm done with them too...................the whole no support for old controls was the last straw.....................

    My local HFO ain't too bad...........some good...
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    And how PO'd is everyone gonna be come tax time...

    And how PO'd is everyone gonna be come tax time and folks find out they don't get their child tax credit(cuz they already got it and spent it)......................Are the idiots in charge gonna just...
  6. If'n you can find trucking Co that runs that...

    If'n you can find trucking Co that runs that route to TX, you can sometimes get a smokin' deal on freight...............when I was thinking of buyin a machine out in OH, I was gonna run out with my...
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    There's a few vids of the swiss machine on the...

    There's a few vids of the swiss machine on the interweb.............there's also a few lathe models not offered here either........................LEO 1600?


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  8. OP................A heavy low center of gravity...

    OP................A heavy low center of gravity load is a cake walk................straps will do fine, just put a piece of cardboard under and sharp(ish) corner...........two decent straps would be...
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    The Genos have been a lot more in price for the...

    The Genos have been a lot more in price for the last few years................they had a nice low introductory price when they came out................but now Doosan has their new BVM...
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    ↑↑↑↑ This..................never thought of doing...

    ↑↑↑↑ This..................never thought of doing that.
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    For me it would come down to...

    For me it would come down to service..............Doosan wins in my area............... Plus I have found Doosan in NJ extremely helpful if I ever have questions. It's nice to go right to the...
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    Wally world here had a sign out for shelf...

    Wally world here had a sign out for shelf stockers............$17/hr. Overnight $19. Trident Seafoods just down the way...................Something like $17.80/hr and over time after 32hrs. IIRC...
  13. Used to be?......................I thought us...

    Used to be?......................I thought us guys never went out of business?:skep:

    ...................being a man deeply in love with his wife, I'll always be in the T&A biz with her..........:D
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    The Hyundai prolly is a good machine, but 'round...

    The Hyundai prolly is a good machine, but 'round here the brand seems to bounce from dealer to dealer way too often to get reliable support 'n service......................and true, performance would...
  15. Same boat here...............It's all repeat...

    Same boat here...............It's all repeat work..............instead of always requoting, customer has agreed to material surcharge on invoices...............they are still buying though. They have...
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    If you go from a Haas the the Doosan, you'll be...

    If you go from a Haas the the Doosan, you'll be impressed. O'course you need to learn Fanuc............... I really like my DNM500. You'll see better finishes and got through less tooling(more...
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    It's definitely too much..............thrust...

    It's definitely too much..............thrust bearing must be gittin tired...........

    Funny though...............on new Haas machines, you can get the table to move an indicator...
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    OT: CraigsList error?

    Just like the next guy I like to cruise for the ever so elusive CL deal............but just in the past few days, ya can't reply to the adds.............at least I can't. I just get a message that...
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    So how much carbide can I go through on a easy...

    So how much carbide can I go through on a easy repeat job?(the pic is just a few inserts) I mean really..............2200pcs outa 1045. Gravy. Drop 'em complete with the nub to sand off.

    Left...
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    Brokers suck...............I bet they hate forums...

    Brokers suck...............I bet they hate forums like this. Or even CraigsList/Marketplace.............Cash not makin' it into their greasy paws..........4 of my machines where bought or sold here...
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    Yup.......no headache rack won't stop a...

    Yup.......no headache rack won't stop a coil.................

    Years ago my first lathe showed up like yours.............straps over the top.................trucker had it sittin on the upper step...
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    That is another thing to check.....................

    That is another thing to check..................
    Floor marks are from the notched rougher EM..............she's haulin' to plow off the most of the material...............floor finish is always like...
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    It’s not a cutter or programming issue……. these...

    It’s not a cutter or programming issue……. these are repeat parts….. same set up/same program/same tooling. It’s either mechanical or could be a servo…………..
  24. That's to my door.............Midwest came...

    That's to my door.............Midwest came through...............'bout 12K lbs @ $2.85/lb.................................o'course it ain't all in stock though
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    Haas VF2: Bad finish. Thrust bearings?

    Milling some 6061 widgets...............this is the finish I'm getttin':ack2:(see pics)..................New cutter runnin 10K at 50IPM..............It's worse from about 5 o'clock to 1...
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