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    Scan and redraw it in illustrator. Photoshop...

    Scan and redraw it in illustrator. Photoshop will pixelate it if you try to scale it bigger. Illustrator gives you a lot more freedom to manipulate it.
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    Cole2354 No not the tac. model, just the normal...

    Cole2354 No not the tac. model, just the normal black one. Ive had it about 6 months and so far I like it. Built well for a plastic and rubber watch.
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    Garmin Instinct as my every day watch. Have a...

    Garmin Instinct as my every day watch. Have a few for special occasions.
  4. Filling chipped out epoxy on an permanent-electro magnet chuck

    I have a Technomagnete quad extra chuck with the red epoxied (Not sure if its epoxy)boundaries. It is shipped in spots and I want to fill them in.

    I have tried to contact them on their...
  5. Nice word.... Panacea. Had to look it up and has...

    Nice word.... Panacea. Had to look it up and has a useful place in many situations I talk about.
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    I have only used contact setters except for one...

    I have only used contact setters except for one machine. It was a Micron HPM 1350 and the setter had the biggest inherent flaw. It had to span the whole Y axis. Yes there was like 3 feet between...
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    Sorry to dig up an old post. Is there any...

    Sorry to dig up an old post. Is there any machines out there that can have more than one type of setter. Like a visual and a touch probe both set up and you can pick what you want to use?
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    The VR-8 Looks super light duty!!! They...

    The VR-8 Looks super light duty!!! They couldn't even do a spindle bolted solid right a few years ago. And doing side work in the Y axis must limit you to a short tool.
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    I use rubber bands but some of the chemicals I...

    I use rubber bands but some of the chemicals I spray on them eat them up. Then I will use zip ties and make a rectangular shaped design and tighten them. They last forever and i reuse them all the...
  10. Yea that is an ambitious project. Very well...

    Yea that is an ambitious project. Very well done! So over my head but I enjoyed learning a little following this.
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    The only one Ive used was the Fowler Sylvac.........

    The only one Ive used was the Fowler Sylvac...... the thing was sweet.

    54-931-450-0 Hi CAL Fowler Sylvac Height Gage 17.5"/450mm
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    I just dont like the look

    I just dont like the look
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    Here it is collapsed on a 1/4 endmill and in its...

    Here it is collapsed on a 1/4 endmill and in its free state.277150277151
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    And thanks for your input Frank. Im not trying...

    And thanks for your input Frank. Im not trying to bring any negative attention to your brand because I think its pretty great in most aspects. It may be factors that have nothing to do with the...
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    The grease did not work. I tried the same tap,...

    The grease did not work. I tried the same tap, same collet in a fairly new Mari holder and i still got the same variable collapse. I checked the TIR of the tool and I was getting .0005 as close as...
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    17/64 on a .253 shank m6 tap

    17/64 on a .253 shank m6 tap
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    The collets look fine in their natural state. ...

    The collets look fine in their natural state. Fairly new collets as well, the holders were here before me. Ive been here a year.
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    ER collet not collapsing equally

    This happens to a lot of my ER (20) collets and I'm not sure quite why. As the collet is tightened the spacing that allows it to collapse is not uniform, almost like it is twisting. I have not...
  19. That arm seems like it might need a little...

    That arm seems like it might need a little texture/feature or something to aid in grabbing it and swinging it out. Other than that I like where this is going. Its cool to see this forum being...
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    Shimming a large block on a magnet does not work...

    Shimming a large block on a magnet does not work with thicker shims, If it was clamped to a angle iron or something that is a different story.
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    You must be quite the tool maker

    You must be quite the tool maker
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    The zig zags work ok, are too small size wise and...

    The zig zags work ok, are too small size wise and I don't like the creases in them. I also found that when you put a thin film of light oil on the part the shims stay in place pretty well before...
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    Sorry to dig up an old post.... At an older shop...

    Sorry to dig up an old post.... At an older shop I use to use onion paper with great success. I cant find anywhere what I use to use. We had a roll of it about 1 inch wide. Anyone have a vendor...
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    Listen to some jocko podcasts about leadership...

    Listen to some jocko podcasts about leadership and you should be good to go. He changes how I think about leadership in a big way.
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    Hows this for a crazy good deal USED KURT...

    Hows this for a crazy good deal

    USED KURT ANGLOCK VISE D SERIES 6" | eBay
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