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    Just in case you ever wondered what a #2-0 looks...

    Just in case you ever wondered what a #2-0 looks like before it is finished. I just found this one in a box of new Keos. The stainless tube that I am setting up to cross drill will be center drilled...
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    Sounds like an ongoing job. Before the next time...

    Sounds like an ongoing job. Before the next time you run these, look at getting a cut knurl. They give you a lot cleaner knurl with less hanging fines.
  3. The early HLV-Hs were different, but on the newer...

    The early HLV-Hs were different, but on the newer ones variable speed drive would cause problems with the controls and other 3 phase motors. If the older HLV-H has only spindle motor and the coolant...
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    In the early seventies I worked in the second op...

    In the early seventies I worked in the second op department of Phoenix Automatics and never saw or heard of a spotting drill. After that I worked a shop that had 3 multi spindle screw machines. We...
  5. Without trying to look at the program (the format...

    Without trying to look at the program (the format is different than my machine would use) Did you get good looking left hand threads? If so, reverse the spindle direction and flip and reset the tool?...
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    Had a couple of phone changes forced on me by the...

    Had a couple of phone changes forced on me by the Sprint/ T Mobile merger. Old dura phone was fairly rugged then they required a change because it would not work on the 3 and 4G networks about the...
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    Never knew this was supposed to be wrong till...

    Never knew this was supposed to be wrong till about 15 years ago. So for 30 years before I was doing it wrong and did not know better. The last 15 I still do it wrong but know better!?! Using a 90*...
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    With the limited amps being drawn on 575 volts...

    With the limited amps being drawn on 575 volts with these small motors in an HLV-H I would think backwards would work. You might find a better answer in the Transformer, Phase Convertor section just...
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    A couple of questions, the answers may help. How...

    A couple of questions, the answers may help.
    How are you going to hold the ring? ID, or OD collet, a special mandrel?
    What kind of stainless?
    This B&S fixture is pressed in from the side?...
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    Thanks, that makes sense.

    Thanks, that makes sense.
  11. Just wait till you get cataracts and can not even...

    Just wait till you get cataracts and can not even read a yard stick!

    I had a customer make an engineering change but the boss sent me the original now obsolete drawing and I made them 10,000 new...
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    More of a question, can buck boost transformers...

    More of a question, can buck boost transformers handle that 240 to 575 volt step up? I used a pair of buck boost transformers to go from 250 to 230 and was surprised how inexpensive that was. Yeah,...
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    Mine is an older one (1996) and I do not even...

    Mine is an older one (1996) and I do not even think it has a chucker mode. I have used the parts catcher when chucking parts with the bar feed turned off. On ours each option like the parts catcher...
  14. You all have probably seen those aids for night...

    You all have probably seen those aids for night driving and glare advertised. You are not supposed to use the dark one at night. I have been especially bothered by the new bluish white and blue super...
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    Just looked up a program on our GT. It was...

    Just looked up a program on our GT. It was purchased with the parts catcher so original extend is M26 and M25 to retract it. We added air blast with a kit purchased from Hardinge and M46 turns it on...
  16. Just talked to the surgery coordinator and asked...

    Just talked to the surgery coordinator and asked about the B&L Crystalens and she said that it was problematic and she has not heard of its use lately. Maybe they forgot to take the link down. Seems...
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    I think it would be a good idea to link this...

    I think it would be a good idea to link this current thread here:
    Brown and Sharpe Screw Machine, 8.750" long Rod (video)
  18. I am to have implants done next month. Doctor...

    I am to have implants done next month. Doctor recommended Vivity multiple focal length lenses. Said it would give minimal flares and halos with driving. Prescribing info said it would reduce night...
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    What year is your GT? As far as I know all GTs...

    What year is your GT? As far as I know all GTs have pneumatic closers. I am pretty sure we have had ours down to 20 PSI with no issues. You do have to set the delay longer with the lower pressures,...
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    I have threaded up to a shoulder single pointing...

    I have threaded up to a shoulder single pointing on CNCs. Since you will be doing production you can try numbers that will be safe, then sneak up on the shoulder by changing your program to thread...
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    Looked at the photos again. Looks like a mock up...

    Looked at the photos again. Looks like a mock up of something you need to make as one piece. Photo 2 is more or less finished since you probably do not have a hole through your finger. I have single...
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    Can not tell if your part is an assembly of 2...

    Can not tell if your part is an assembly of 2 parts or one is a gauge and the other is the part.

    We have a small nut with 3-56 threads that is .080 long. We mill the threads so as not to deal with...
  23. What Clarkmag said will get you approximately...

    What Clarkmag said will get you approximately there. Radius will not be perfect. I wrapped the old barrel with one layer of 240 wet or dry paper and sanded till I do the fit I needed. No idea how a...
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    What they said. If you really need an amp...

    What they said.

    If you really need an amp reading because you are replacing an missing electrical box or something really strange and you live near San Antonio send me a Private Message and you...
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    Post links when you finish the videos. I have...

    Post links when you finish the videos. I have posted a couple on mine running but they ere simple jobs on single spindle machines. A couple of years ago there was talk of having a screw machine...
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