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  1. when you copy an existing holder by putting it...

    when you copy an existing holder by putting it between centers in that grinder and indicate it in to set the taper angle, you absolutely MUST have the indicator right on the centerline of the taper,...
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    it is a STEP file, 3d model, Solidworks can open...

    it is a STEP file, 3d model, Solidworks can open it, dreaded Fusion360 as well, there are few free viewers if you google around for STEP file viewer, even online versions if you're allowed to upload...
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    There are special stripping baths that will...

    There are special stripping baths that will dissolve just the oxide and will not touch the bare aluminum, shops that use aluminum racks may have these, but most likely a regular caustic soda (usually...
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    Matt, if it is the same bar they were cut out...

    Matt,
    if it is the same bar they were cut out of and were on the same rack, then the difference is in thickness, the lighter part will have less oxide thickness, darker one - more, and it might be...
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    just zoomed in in that photo and it seems that...

    just zoomed in in that photo and it seems that the machined thread in the center and corners look much more like the other part, did you do something special to the lighter parts face that didn't dye...
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    the 2 blue ones look like different dies or...

    the 2 blue ones look like different dies or different materials, if the anodizer swears it is the same dye, I'd guess that one of those parts isn't 6061, if you anodize 6000 together with either...
  7. a bit off topic, but this year 6082 we see here...

    a bit off topic, but this year 6082 we see here has been all over the place, some parts anodize with noticeable yellow hue, some clear gray, some have extrusion "bar end" defects, some have...
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    if it is anything like older controls (155 or...

    if it is anything like older controls (155 or 355), in conversational mode mirror function is under canned cycles

    edit: by conversational mode I mean Heidenhain programming language
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    it should be 69.85mm for 50 taper, or 2.75",...

    it should be 69.85mm for 50 taper, or 2.75", diameter at the gauge line that is
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    there was a video from Big Kaiser about checking...

    there was a video from Big Kaiser about checking the fit of their big plus spindles, and they used a bead (3 or 4 beads actually) of the blue axially on the taper, not wipe on, but a narrow bead, and...
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    brinelling isn't the main issue when everything...

    brinelling isn't the main issue when everything is on size etc. - hole size and depth and operator error loading different length pin or something of that sort

    everything can be worked out, you...
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    sounds a lot like one of those - when you have a...

    sounds a lot like one of those - when you have a hammer, everything looks like nail...
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    perhaps no one is willing to write a very long...

    perhaps no one is willing to write a very long essay discussing all measurement scenarios, since it would be quite a waste of time...
  14. buy some 2part urethane or silicone rubber and...

    buy some 2part urethane or silicone rubber and make cylinder plugs that are just barely larger than the minor diameter of the thread, so it is easy to push in and pull out with tweezers? making a...
  15. Thread: Painting my FP2

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    there seems to be a compression setting also for...

    there seems to be a compression setting also for it, in case the 1024px file is still large because of inherited quality setting, try this:
    sips -Z 1024 IMG.jpg -s formatOptions 70

    70 is a...
  16. Thread: Painting my FP2

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    image file size varies depending on how well the...

    image file size varies depending on how well the compression algorithm handled it, PM forum software seems to automatically resize images above around 1200px in either direction and reduce them to...
  17. you can tap the ER nut that is lightly tightened...

    you can tap the ER nut that is lightly tightened into practically zero TIR measured on the tool, it helps it seat more evenly, then tighten it down further, with some luck the runout will be minimal...
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    before you grind anything, take it all apart,...

    before you grind anything, take it all apart, clean and inspect, pay close attention to the scroll and the threads on the jaws, chips and debris stuck there can cause runout
  19. I suspect it is one of those small round tub...

    I suspect it is one of those small round tub tumblers, right?

    why not rig up a portable AC unit to blow cold air from the top inside the bowl, and it would work even better if you would make...
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    OP isn't looking for a way of getting the coolant...

    OP isn't looking for a way of getting the coolant through the pull stud, but "from the side" into the tool holder or directly into the tool

    probably won't happen, but I'm curious why would one...
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    it is probably Windows auto correct as Ross says,...

    it is probably Windows auto correct as Ross says, here is image of the setting location I googled up, it may be slightly different in German Windows, but should be under the same section in Settings,...
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    you're confusing the 35$ line with the 3.5$...

    you're confusing the 35$ line with the 3.5$ products :D

    as EG said, the not so cheap ones start to look usable out of the box

    the 3.5$ ones are the gritty ones with sharp corners and shoddy...
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    there was some odd stuff going on with internet...

    there was some odd stuff going on with internet comms with China at the beginning of the year, maybe g-coder05 can comment on that

    my situation: for last 5-6 years I was buying supplies for...
  24. I bought a Kuka robot a while back from Germany,...

    I bought a Kuka robot a while back from Germany, the cables were cut not far from the control cabinet, which is fine, they may have ran into some difficult to access channel or other conduit, but the...
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    it's not so much as a joke as a smoke screen, to...

    it's not so much as a joke as a smoke screen, to give the masses something to fight about, rather than beat the government to pulp for failing so bad on the pandemic front

    good old divide and...
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