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    Resolution may be one arc minute but accurate no...

    Resolution may be one arc minute but accurate no way.
    Think about this number, the device and touching it on to a part in the real world.
    On a half inch part this is just over a tenth. My 100, 300...
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    Cadillac use to age the old cast blocks outside...

    Cadillac use to age the old cast blocks outside here in Michigan for 1 year. Big piles of stock.
    Chevy and Buick tried for 1-3 months. Better of not who is to say.
    Making brake drums and rotors...
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    A DRO (digital readout) box is just a pulse...

    A DRO (digital readout) box is just a pulse counter.
    So it may be possible to build a simple one for $40.
    You'd need scales to put out those pulses for you to count but the DRO itself is fairly...
  4. Why? You cut inwards not outwards. You need to...

    Why?
    You cut inwards not outwards.
    You need to face groove to a certain spot , go into it.
    There will always be some lash so is .003 better than a 10 or 30 times bunch?
    Maybe some could speak to...
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    I can't tell a whole lot as the frame rate is too...

    I can't tell a whole lot as the frame rate is too slow and it is a rolling zero or shutter on the camera.
    I'm not sure the taper unloads or a harmonic is hit with the tool/machine stiffness.
    But...
  6. It is just side of impossible to align multiple...

    It is just side of impossible to align multiple bearings true to each other.
    So you end up with contact on one's shoulder or the other and that corner rad is smaller and thereby high pressure per...
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    I do hate to do this as Z is obvious up/down, but...

    I do hate to do this as Z is obvious up/down, but Z on a surface grinder is the in/out axis.
    I know that this is a fussy detail but somebody is going to say it so if there is going to be a party...
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    All that money not needed. I think my early gen...

    All that money not needed.
    I think my early gen 2 Milwaukee-matic would have made this simple.
    Oh I want box ways, I want linerar, I want sub microsecond true to axis rotarys, I want less than a...
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    The step-step-step on the first 60 to 70 percent...

    The step-step-step on the first 60 to 70 percent of the pass are super interesting and why did it quit near the end?
    I don't think it was programmed in and look at the floor.
    It also does not look...
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    I don't do a lot of cutting with this indicated...

    I don't do a lot of cutting with this indicated area of my end mills.
    Two or four inches out would be maybe better and more real world.
    If you try to make endmills you find a huge difference at the...
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    It all seems so easy from the outside. Seems...

    It all seems so easy from the outside.
    Seems that there is a market. All good to poop on the project but anyone else here care to try?
    You could be the next Hass.
    Bob
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    My prediction and the belief of some I know in...

    My prediction and the belief of some I know in the game is that the tariff war with China will end before July-August of next year with a basic return to the before and with maybe a few tiny things...
  13. That seems like a screaming deal if it includes...

    That seems like a screaming deal if it includes camera,lens,lighting, I/O and workable software even if you have to do the programming, mounting and environment protection.
    Let us know how this end...
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    Hmm, imagine that attitude.... maybe not enough...

    Hmm, imagine that attitude.... maybe not enough brain cpu.
    Obviously you are smarter or simply harder working than me.
    Bob
  15. Not trying to be an old fart. Bypassed many...

    Not trying to be an old fart. Bypassed many "safe" systems or built and hacked many things
    I get your compliant.
    You don't want to drive your employee to the hospital bleeding all over your front...
  16. Rule number one : Do no harm. Rule number two:...

    Rule number one : Do no harm.
    Rule number two: Never underestimate the ability of people to do foolish,dumb or just plain stupid things.
    These are why you overthink things.
    Bob
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    One has to let go of such. "The body’s delicate:...

    One has to let go of such.
    "The body’s delicate: the tempest in my mind
    Doth from my senses take all feeling else
    Save what beats there...
    Oh, that way madness lies; let me shun that;
    No more...
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    Imagine that, do you also ask for my IQ scores?...

    Imagine that, do you also ask for my IQ scores?
    Guessing you had a good GPA. My sister had top, went to Harvard and then helped run GE into the ground.
    For sure this made her very big money but as...
  19. End or side? You say end so will it ever be...

    End or side?
    You say end so will it ever be asked to plunge?
    If so the cut material is coming up.
    A straight primary alone alone simply won't clear as it goes around the arc under the flute...
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    You may have hit here on something. If changing...

    You may have hit here on something.
    If changing tools is not quick and easy you will run with whatever you have chucked up even when you know it's not nice.
    Bob
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    I like skeleton watches. Even the very, very...

    I like skeleton watches. Even the very, very cheap ones. It's a machinist thing, all that little precision shit moving. The more exposed the better.
    Dad went and oh my god over the watches. I could...
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    Mine have always been bang/bang devices since...

    Mine have always been bang/bang devices since forever.
    We run them at between 100 and 110 psi. 60 would not work for me.
    Never had a thread problem, less psi and pullout can be a problem on long...
  23. I have never seen or made a 62.5 degree insert....

    I have never seen or made a 62.5 degree insert.
    MattiJ may be onto something that makes sense and kudos to him as I did not even think of that answer.
    The 55 degree diamond is a very old standard...
  24. It is fairly straight forward but the gears have...

    It is fairly straight forward but the gears have to fit inside housing or you have to make customs. Add the forwards/backwards but one can get opposite ground cams if you want to spend money.
    Why...
  25. Has anyone else noted how much putting +/-.005 on...

    Has anyone else noted how much putting +/-.005 on print one has now been tighten up by a lot in Rev 2 and the added numbers?
    Double dimensions, much reduced room to work inside.
    Bob
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