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  1. Some press brakes about 10 years ago were poorly...

    Some press brakes about 10 years ago were poorly made chinese castings and broke apart when forming a bend. I have seen pictures. I was just wondering without actually going to see each one if any of...
  2. Most modern presses have the welds blended with...

    Most modern presses have the welds blended with ...whatever. If you walked up to a press you would need a chipping hammer to tell these days
  3. Cast iron press brakes versus plate steel (Which ones are plate steel)

    I recent discussion was noting that some chinese press brakes are cast iron. Does this not that seem rather dangerous considering the loads on the components?

    What machines are not cast iron
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    Are chinese press brakes cast iron? What about...

    Are chinese press brakes cast iron? What about the other ones...Trumpf, MVD, Bystronic. Are not most of them cut from plate? Are they really cast iron?
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    Sales force should inform and guide and follow...

    Sales force should inform and guide and follow up. Beyond that arrogance and desperation to meet goals seems to hurt..but does it hurt more than it helps? Would be interesting to see some data
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    Warming up a spindle has little to do with the...

    Warming up a spindle has little to do with the bearings and more to do with what the spindle casing has to do with the bearings. Once you take and reduce the radial load on the bearings by heating...
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    Haas really doesnt have a great chip solution...

    Haas really doesnt have a great chip solution IMO. The single auger just rolls big bats of chips until they get stuck in the corner. The quad doesnt have the angles steep enough to move the chips so...
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    I only tap on the weekends and holidays. Very...

    I only tap on the weekends and holidays. Very sober at work breaking all those threading tools
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    Bore is different than drilled. Sure you can i...

    Bore is different than drilled. Sure you can i spect a drilled hole but you certainly cannot metric a machines accuracy by it that is just sloppy metrology
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    Well I wondered how the OP drilled holes abd saw...

    Well I wondered how the OP drilled holes abd saw they were off by .002...was this with a drill bit and what did he expect...lol. You cant gauge a fucking hole from the end of a drilled hole.
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    There are only a few companies that specialize in...

    There are only a few companies that specialize in cutters that big. All BS and feelings aside. Your best bet is to explore the geometry of the insert pockets and look up geometry for them.
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    Curious how you do this since they can move...

    Curious how you do this since they can move slightly on power down.
  13. Do you have a huge stupid nose radius??

    Do you have a huge stupid nose radius??
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    Just dont ever plan on going out of business as...

    Just dont ever plan on going out of business as part of your business plan. Be a good planboy
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    You sure can turn the spindle on with the door...

    You sure can turn the spindle on with the door open on a new haas. You can jog..ect too. Spindle rpm is limited to 750 until you close the doors. Actually when you run a new SS it is 10 times...
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    You will heat that grease in the bearing in less...

    You will heat that grease in the bearing in less than a minute and keeping the oil from the soaping agent has everything to do with keeping the bearing rotating.
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    A good mist collector properly sized will not...

    A good mist collector properly sized will not send any mist in the shop air. I have seen a shop full of TSC machines buzzing...all LNS mist collectors and the air was wonderful...floor was white....
  18. It has 30 percent more power than a Haas and 30k...

    It has 30 percent more power than a Haas and 30k more for the spindle. Man Haas looks like a crazy good value
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    Place I was at bought 2 new vf4ss in 2018..they...

    Place I was at bought 2 new vf4ss in 2018..they were real good machines and still perform. You cant go wrong with Haas.

    You can go very right
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    Fadal st torque machines will not even come close...

    Fadal st torque machines will not even come close to handling a 3/4 emill ..3/4 deep in aluminum at any decent feedrate over 20ipm. The high torque is a different story.
  21. Who makes a good ferrrous manual and auto cold saw??

    Cannot seem to locate a good cnc and non cnc saw. Was told to seek out both. Its like its a big damn secret. Everything I pull up is non ferrous
  22. The future does not include the caterpillar taper...

    The future does not include the caterpillar taper in my opinion. It may include variants of the taper but todays 30 taper spindles have a retention knob that limits virtually all other factors. Is...
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    Ze passion to sell U used has no confines Misssuer

    Ze passion to sell U used has no confines Misssuer
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    I wished used machinery selling wasn't such a cat...

    I wished used machinery selling wasn't such a cat and mouse sport. Used machinery dealers (Virtually 100% of them) never even turn a machine on or check it. They simply market a machine. Cant blame...
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    10k 15 always had an extra pump for spindle...

    10k 15 always had an extra pump for spindle chilling
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