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    IME/IMO, no. I end up using the hand brake. I...

    IME/IMO, no. I end up using the hand brake. I like to tap as fast as possible and after using my mill with no braking resistor vs my friend's with resistor, his is the way to go.

    But that was...
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    Power tapping. The brake allows you to get...

    Power tapping. The brake allows you to get better cutting speeds without crashing.
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    Not uncommon for line-bore guys to lay down a...

    Not uncommon for line-bore guys to lay down a quick coat of after the job is done.

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  4. I like the esoteric vibe. Sent from my...

    I like the esoteric vibe.

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    Yamaha used to, and may still, make (probably...

    Yamaha used to, and may still, make (probably just private label, really) a product called Yamabond. It was a non-hardening sealant meant for sealing dirtbike cases that couldn't have a traditional...
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    Runs and sounds like it did a month ago. Never...

    Runs and sounds like it did a month ago. Never did put an hour meter on it, but it's done great so far.

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  7. Maybe that was it, that you could create an...

    Maybe that was it, that you could create an ellipse that approximated a circle close enough to meet tolerance?

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  8. I seem to remember there's a way to use a boring...

    I seem to remember there's a way to use a boring head and tilt the machine head to cut odd radii. I read about it in a thread here.

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    That was me and so far I really like it. Itneeds...

    That was me and so far I really like it. Itneeds a dryer and filter/reg added so factor that in to your economics.

    It's real damn quiet, and the noise is makes is much easier on the brain than a...
  10. Crank and Crank Sent from my SM-G973U using...

    Crank and Crank

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    Would be awesome to take a week of vacation, a...

    Would be awesome to take a week of vacation, a flatbed semi and stack of cash to see what I could return with.

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  12. And I've always read/heard they were super...

    And I've always read/heard they were super helpful.

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  13. I couldn't agree more. And with the ever-present...

    I couldn't agree more. And with the ever-present 'if you have to ask....' mentality I just skip it.

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    Except that hasn't proven to be the issue, and...

    Except that hasn't proven to be the issue, and thus my Q...
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    That's a petty good helix angle, ~8.17 deg.

    That's a petty good helix angle, ~8.17 deg.
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    Harsh reply removed. I understand this is less...

    Harsh reply removed.

    I understand this is less than ideal, but I don't understand why it doesn't work.
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    I just looked that puppy up, and you can get it...

    I just looked that puppy up, and you can get it with a 520 tool magazine. :bowdown:
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    Yes, it's possible although I don't recall if the...

    Yes, it's possible although I don't recall if the summation is done in the DRO or if that was a separate module. A search through the forums should yield results.

    Here's one link with some...
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    So long as the chuck isn't wandering about on the...

    So long as the chuck isn't wandering about on the spindle, I don't see the relevance of the headstock workholding after the first cut. If you need absolute concentricity, like when transferring a...
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    On this machine I'm limited to freq (0.2Hz to...

    On this machine I'm limited to freq (0.2Hz to 300HZ) and background current (10-90%) manipulation. No super fancy stuff here.

    I think I'll begin experimentation like this-
    1/8" mild steel...
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    Thanks for the replies guys! I guess I'll just...

    Thanks for the replies guys! I guess I'll just have to experiment with some welds and parameters.
  22. Are those the same as booth bunnies?

    Are those the same as booth bunnies?
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    I miss these rants.

    I miss these rants.
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    Trade the sump pump for a treadmill.

    Trade the sump pump for a treadmill.
  25. Fine chips + coolant + time = giant metal rock. ...

    Fine chips + coolant + time = giant metal rock. :willy_nilly:
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