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    Wheel too fine, too hard, too much stock, wrong...

    Wheel too fine, too hard, too much stock, wrong kind of wheel, wheel loaded and not dressed, fail to go off part at ends to add some cooling time, cross too much or too fast, fail to use some...
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    Agree not enough information to make comment....

    Agree not enough information to make comment.
    wheel /coolant / machine / neghbor's dog / feed rate / lose chuck / wrong brand of beer /zombies / nice looking girl walking past /poor lighting /...
  3. I see three things wrong Your tool holder is so...

    I see three things wrong
    Your tool holder is so far to the left, that it would tend to rock your compound so cause chatter if you could make a cut..
    That insert has so little clearance when it...
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    Thanks AD ..I forgot to mention watch for any...

    Thanks AD ..I forgot to mention watch for any changes while grinding..I better fix tha in my post above. good point about sliding..
    Buck
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    Safety should be first considered before...

    Safety should be first considered before operating any machine. For grinding, certain basic rules are listed in OSHA and other publications, it is good to read this material and seek advice if any...
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    Safety should be first considered before...

    Safety should be first considered before operating any machine. For grinding, certain basic rules are listed in OSHA and other publications, it is good to read this material and seek advice if any...
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    The very first thing: Likely a new to grinding...

    The very first thing:
    Likely a new to grinding person should start with an instructor and a bench grinder. First note the wheel turns in a certain direction and so will tend to push the part that...
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    I used to grind/make satellite parting blades....

    I used to grind/make satellite parting blades. They were about 1 1/2" tall and perhaps 12 " long. Forget now who was the buyer, but they bought a lot of them...Stellate was tooted to last 3 or 4...
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    I tried to find information on bagain brand CNC...

    I tried to find information on bagain brand CNC routers here and got no/few replies.
    I'm now thinking that $2,000 USD and up might be the low limit for a useful machine..
    But If this thread is not...
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    With having a surface grinder you might buy a...

    With having a surface grinder you might buy a small end mill. Grind the 24* and large radius and so end mill the form. Yes need a rorating head or V block.

    Yes then another grind to make the .25...
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    Some say it won the war..Germans were using for...

    Some say it won the war..Germans were using for armor plate and USa was using it for cutting tools.
    GE/carbloy was a major design/invertor.

    Yes, along with radar..with not that we likely would...
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    Custom tool or dress half the form to a surface...

    Custom tool or dress half the form to a surface grinder wheel and come in twice with the part turned/rotated 24* to the left and then 24* to the right with a blue up and tickle off the blue with the...
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    If the wheel has brass load up it will likely...

    If the wheel has brass load up it will likely cause ripples, drag down the RPM and cause the grind to burn the finish.

    With a fresh dress you should be able to grind .001 from a chuck.

    Diamond...
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    QT; [ because im getting slight ripples in the...

    QT; [ because im getting slight ripples in the finish,,]
    Slight ripples don't matter much at all. The chuck will be flat with having them..

    *Trick/chalange is to grindthe chuck with not burning...
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    You can’t blame the carbide fellows to discredit...

    You can’t blame the carbide fellows to discredit HSS, that is where the money is..
    Carbide for production work is better because it is predictable. One can get a certain number of parts/cycles per...
  16. Almost any lathe chuck even a decent 4jaw and...

    Almost any lathe chuck even a decent 4jaw and with the part indicated to .0002 at the out end will likely run out .0005 or more 3” deep into the chuck jaws.
    So, for close work the finishing cut,...
  17. First thing is to get in shape, if you are not...

    First thing is to get in shape, if you are not that way now...You may have 30 years to live and enjoy life,
    Next discover what you enjoy and do that more often.
    Are you taking some of you work...
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    I think trying their sharpening would worthy/very...

    I think trying their sharpening would worthy/very good...Likely suffer dd size OD but if that is no problem likely they do a very good job.

    Used end mills should be wrapped in craft paper so ODs...
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    but one could melt down that mill and cast 9oz...

    but one could melt down that mill and cast 9oz antiqie plumb bobs and with selling all walk away with about $117,000....
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    Very often such is used for inspection work, they...

    Very often such is used for inspection work, they are super true and so useful to hold a part to be traveled under an indicator with the assembly set on a surface plate..Also they might be used to...
  21. QT OP: [For instance, today I went to work...

    QT OP: [For instance, today I went to work around 9am, and I quit at about noon when I had made about $1300.00 ]

    Seems odd to just walk away from such good income...Perhaps 300K if you coud keep...
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    That small likely you could grind them to .0002...

    That small likely you could grind them to .0002 or so and have very little to scrape.
    Most grinder hands can fudge up a set-up for some odd part and get .0002 on a 4x4" part.

    likely a surface...
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    It would seem the thread would tighten with...

    It would seem the thread would tighten with turning a right hand cutter..But who knows..can you call the company and ask..I have seen machined abused with not knowing the direction of a thread..or...
  24. For the part that has a through hole one can hang...

    For the part that has a through hole one can hang it out far enough to bore and do all the OD work from one end, then part it off.. then stand it in a v block and finish the other end if needing...
  25. Qt Op: [The new digs border a river so I guess...

    Qt Op: [The new digs border a river so I guess the dog and I will have to learn to fish.]
    And need warrm up the panning pan...Tar is Gold in them dar hills.
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