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    Your point about fine balance does raise a good...

    Your point about fine balance does raise a good concern regarding the endmill design.

    Many modern endmills are now sporting asymmetric flute spacing to prevent the creating of harmonics - But...
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    It does work, and it works very well. Right now,...

    It does work, and it works very well. Right now, the only De-Vibe tech that exists for rotating tools, exists for face-mill & disc-mill holders. There exists a few where the holder is a tapered-nose...
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    Who do you think they got their "DATA" from...

    Who do you think they got their "DATA" from anyway...? :skep:
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    Good question. Machining, plating/finishing,...

    Good question. Machining, plating/finishing, packaging would be involved in the final "product".
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    Man, I would have to think about that too... ...

    Man, I would have to think about that too...

    First, no need to burn the bridge at work, even if you do leave. If you're a good employee to them now, then they'd be happy to take you back. I've...
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    Cost of Goods Sold & Pricng Questions...

    I have a fairly simple product idea that I've been mulling over for a few months, and will probably try to cut some prototypes soon. The idea would be to have the parts made by a local shop vs....
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    So you've never cleaned out a nasty coolant tank...

    So you've never cleaned out a nasty coolant tank before... I see.

    Myself, and many others on here I'm sure have cleaned out coolant tanks that would gag the Rot-Rooter man...
  8. I'm not sure how far away you are from the...

    I'm not sure how far away you are from the Seattle Washington / Portland Oregon areas, but I'd explore that area some. Look for larger-capacity machines shops maybe that might need your deep-hole...
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    Love this...
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    Shoes have been a particular PITA for me over the...

    Shoes have been a particular PITA for me over the last couple years. After having 3 pair all crap out on me at the same time, I vowed to never again buy a pair of cheap Chinese shoes, that couldn't...
  11. Such a Brit' ;)

    Such a Brit' ;)
  12. I appreciate everyone's feedback. I admit, I...

    I appreciate everyone's feedback. I admit, I hadn't considered other possible, applicable scenarios of different shop environments, machinery, programming method, part volumes/mix, etc... (Sometimes...
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  14. For Sale - Okuma GP-36F CNC Cylindrical Grinder

    Hello,

    We are looking to get rid of our cylindrical grinder that is no longer being used in production. The machine is still under power as of today, but will soon be disconnected & moved due to...
  15. That would be pointless. Every cutting tool...

    That would be pointless. Every cutting tool manufacturer sells mostly through distribution, who sets the price. They will do some direct business to multi-million dollar accounts, but you can bet...
  16. Also, I don't want the conversation to get bogged...

    Also, I don't want the conversation to get bogged down or distracted by programming. Let's assume that the program is fine, weather generated by CAM, or G-code. (Actually, the 3 rules would help...
  17. Preventing a Crash - The 3 Rules - Thoughts...?

    I'm writing some work instructions for supervisors/operators, and just drafted a section on "Preventing a crash."

    I've practiced these "3 rules" for years, and looking back, every time I've...
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    Careful putting that on the net. Tomorrow when...

    Careful putting that on the net. Tomorrow when you check your mail, you're going to have a hundred letters saying...

    Hello! We've been trying to reach you about your car's warranty!
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    You sure that's not a typo? 3340 nm = 2463 ft/lbs...

    You sure that's not a typo? 3340 nm = 2463 ft/lbs of torque... :crazy:
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    I was thinking about this the other night. What...

    I was thinking about this the other night. What are the chances that the new "Investors" isn't actually someone from Taiwan with the correct resources, that bought the whole operation, including the...
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    In a 630mm size machine no doubt. I'm not...

    In a 630mm size machine no doubt. I'm not terribly surprised to see a 100hp spindle - Makino & others make 30k rpm / 100hp spindles for ripping out aerospace structural parts. A moderate amount of...
  22. What kind of CNC controls? With Fanuc, you're...

    What kind of CNC controls? With Fanuc, you're locked into just O & 4 digits...

    Others that allow longer strings of characters & letters offer more flexibility.

    If you can simply make the...
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    The long-term view is what is somewhat...

    The long-term view is what is somewhat discouraging. I'm 13? years into the trade now, with a wife, 2 kids and a mortgage to help 'recalibrate' my perspective.

    I'd like to earn more, but fear that...
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    It's "Difficult" to break chips with conventional...

    It's "Difficult" to break chips with conventional HSS-Jobber drills. A lot depends on your material. Low carbon steel, soft low-strength aluminum alloys, will almost never give satisfactory...
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    How's about putting an o-ring groove in the CAT50...

    How's about putting an o-ring groove in the CAT50 holder, with an O-ring to seal it up?

    Edit to add: Glad it worked out OK for you.
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