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    To damn near anything else?

    To damn near anything else?
  2. Thread: Bore Problems

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    What's the diameter of the bar and length of the...

    What's the diameter of the bar and length of the bar hanging out? It could be deflecting.
  3. Draw it up and note it just like you would any...

    Draw it up and note it just like you would any other length.
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    How did your boss tell you to inspect them? I'm...

    How did your boss tell you to inspect them? I'm ASSuming you're just tapping. So just make sure your drill size is right and tap is right and move on. Just get the ok from the boss first so it...
  5. Are you running Allied inserts? It looks like...

    Are you running Allied inserts? It looks like those are the recommended numbers for that insert.(page 32)If the length of drill is more than 3xD you're going to have to slow it down on feed and...
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    Are you using an M88 for coolant? Are these new...

    Are you using an M88 for coolant? Are these new drills? There could be chips packed in the coolant holes if they're used.
  7. Of course. The Z is only 30". You've got 54" more...

    Of course. The Z is only 30". You've got 54" more to go.
  8. Get them a notebook and make them write stuff...

    Get them a notebook and make them write stuff down. Review the notes so you know it makes sense. I find just having people write things down helps them remember. Then if they don't remember, they...
  9. Someone's watched Minority Report too many...

    Someone's watched Minority Report too many times...
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    Ours show the alarm after the machine has been...

    Ours show the alarm after the machine has been off for over 48 hours.

    Typically a spindle warmup won't go up and down but gradually just increase rpm's. Then there's also moving your table in x,y...
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    If the machine hasn't been powered on in I...

    If the machine hasn't been powered on in I believe 48hrs, then that message pops up.
  12. Thread: Reamer Trouble

    by AARONT
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    Do you have a 3 jaw chuck you could hold on to?...

    Do you have a 3 jaw chuck you could hold on to? Along with whats been said, feed faster. General rule of thumb is half the speed twice the feed on a reamer as you would
    a drill. 500 rpm is fine for...
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    Strap that to the table. Rough and finish...

    Strap that to the table. Rough and finish everything except the outside profile. Come back and rough the outside profile within .005-.008"" of the table and .005" of the wall. Finish the wall. Punch...
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    It's not "because it's a Haas". Do you really...

    It's not "because it's a Haas". Do you really think those tabs are more rigid than the machine? GTFOH
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    Slide hammer?

    Slide hammer?
  16. Thread: Thread Gages

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    There is nothing wrong with that. Especially if...

    There is nothing wrong with that. Especially if it's something for internal use. But if there is going to be a decent quantity of parts, it may be worth while to get some good gages made. I have had...
  17. Go to desired location. Load spot, then spot,...

    Go to desired location. Load spot, then spot, rotate, spot, rotate, etc. Next, load drill, drill, rotate, drill, rotate, etc. Load next drill, drill, rotate, drill, rotate, etc. Next, load tap, tap,...
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    Post pictures. It is possible to have a "blotchy"...

    Post pictures. It is possible to have a "blotchy" looking anodize finish.

    To me it sounds like you need a new anodizer.
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    We used our Haas post for our Fadal(down at the...

    We used our Haas post for our Fadal(down at the moment) and it ran well besides changes for tapping(G84.1). I can't remember if it's in format 1 or 2 though. I'd run it high and see if there are any...
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    I don't think it would matter much if holding the...

    I don't think it would matter much if holding the diameter. If you're holding the ends and using a facemill, you would want to feed into the hard jaw. Depending on the tolerance needed for the part....
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    I'm guessing it started based off metric...

    I'm guessing it started based off metric dimensions. 151.5mm = 5.9646" then spec a tolerance of +/-.5mm? As I have jaws that measure from 5.960"-5.976"
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    Because different opinions are scary!

    Because different opinions are scary!
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    Are the ends saw cut? If the ends are faced, you...

    Are the ends saw cut? If the ends are faced, you could just rotate them 90° and clamp on the ends. Then use a shell mill cutting towards the fixed jaw. Or one part on each side of the vise and side...
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    Our 2014 DT1 is ok. The rapids are fast and it...

    Our 2014 DT1 is ok. The rapids are fast and it can handle a pretty decent cut in DC53 for being a small machine. All in all it's a decent machine, however for the work we do I would look at something...
  25. I've used MDF a fair amount, but it was mostly...

    I've used MDF a fair amount, but it was mostly for woods and plastics. Works well for those materials. Normally when I don't want to machine into the vacuum plate I'll leave a .005"/.01" foil where...
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