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    Haven't looked at your code but why are you using...

    Haven't looked at your code but why are you using a bottoming tap on a through hole? Spiral point gun tap will reduce cutting forces. Also might want to consider form tapping it.

    Teryk

    Sent...
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    There is a Deckel sub-forum on this site with a...

    There is a Deckel sub-forum on this site with a lot of knowledgeable folks who could help you determine the FP1's value.

    If you are trying to maximize your return, often selling the accessories...
  3. Volstro rotary milling head Sent from my...

    Volstro rotary milling head

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    Thanks for the advice Larry. Just took a look and...

    Thanks for the advice Larry. Just took a look and the motor mount does look to be cast aluminum. My plan was to build a box around it and fill it with spray foam. You could be right, however, in that...
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    Because they used a free photo storage site to...

    Because they used a free photo storage site to host the pictures and then the site decided it wasn't free anymore. A ton of threads all over the web got hosed by this.
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    I'm going to try and sell everything as a group...

    I'm going to try and sell everything as a group first. If I have trouble selling it as a group, we can discuss the radius attachment separately.

    Fair warning, I haven't used the radius...
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    FS: Darex E-90 End Mill Sharpening Grinder

    Includes a radius attachment for sharpening ball and bull endmills. Comes with factory stand if you want it. I took the stand apart and disassembled it to save space in my shop. I don't think it has...
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    I've been progamming Mastercam daily for for a...

    I've been progamming Mastercam daily for for a few years now. Been slowly learning Fusion 360 at home in that time.

    I'm sure there are many aspects of Fusion 360 that I am missing but I feel I...
  9. If you are going to rebuild it later, you might...

    If you are going to rebuild it later, you might as well buy this now. The book will come in handy and you will have everything you need to replace now and later.
    South Bend Lathe Rebuild Kit -...
  10. I like the design and looking forward to using...

    I like the design and looking forward to using it. Feel quite lucky to have made "the list" and a little guilty for not contributing to it's creation.

    In the job that I used the Dorian model...
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    I used to weld bicycles for a living. Thinnest...

    I used to weld bicycles for a living. Thinnest we'd weld was about .7mm steel. I'd use a lay wire technique and just pulse over the wire. If I needed more filler, I'd just push it a little more and...
  12. I've been planning on doing something like this...

    I've been planning on doing something like this just because it would be simple to knock out on the mill and I have the needed hardware lying around.

    CAT 40 Tool Holder Tightening Fixture 23-000 -...
  13. Agree with the positive retention. Ideally works...

    Agree with the positive retention. Ideally works well horizontally with the toolholder facing either direction for working on both pull studs and collet nuts.

    Of all the ones I've used, I like the...
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    I'd like to help with this. Been meaning to make...

    I'd like to help with this. Been meaning to make one for awhile.

    Teryk

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  15. You do a lot more with a chamfer mill than...

    You do a lot more with a chamfer mill than threaded holes. You going to chamfer your entire part with a 120 degree spot drill? The point of the OP was how to save a spot in the ATC.

    A 90 degree...
  16. I bought a DCI dental air compressor for $250 off...

    I bought a DCI dental air compressor for $250 off of craigslist from a dental office that had bought a larger compressor. I like it well enough. Seems very well made with mostly stainless fittings....
  17. Nothing to worry about. They have everything...

    Nothing to worry about. They have everything under control.



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    I'm not sure if your question is directed at me...

    I'm not sure if your question is directed at me or not. Either way, I think you may need to try again at asking the question, perhaps with an example. It is hard to determine exactly what your...
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    You'd be surprised. I worked at a school shop...

    You'd be surprised.

    I worked at a school shop which had both inch and metric QCTP's. Every term I would go through and make sure each toolholder had the correct set screws. No matter how much I...
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    Dorian's are US made. Can't see why they would be...

    Dorian's are US made. Can't see why they would be metric.

    Website states they are ion nitrided. That could mean up to low 70's RC .02" deep depending on base material and process. I could see how...
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    You don't need two matching vises. You can use...

    You don't need two matching vises. You can use any two vises that have the same height which you can do with custom parallels if necessary. You could also do it on the table with a sacrificial piece...
  22. I'd say your best bet to keep it from happening...

    I'd say your best bet to keep it from happening again is to not buy the cheapest thing you can find. Buy quality components from reputable manufacturers that stand behind their products.

    Either...
  23. Sargon is standard quadrature encoding. Pinout is...

    Sargon is standard quadrature encoding. Pinout is different, yes. I've adapted Sargon scales to work on other DRO's before. The ones I had used a DB-25 connector. Wasn't hard to figure out what was...
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    Reverse that. Feeding in the compound, when set...

    Reverse that. Feeding in the compound, when set parallel to Z, will adjust timing.

    Good idea to use a dial indicator to track the location of the compound. That way you can move back and forth...
  25. Everything sold a long time ago. Sent from my...

    Everything sold a long time ago.

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