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    Are you able to work with a Canadian shop?

    Are you able to work with a Canadian shop?
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    If you do a lot of similar work, and the volume...

    If you do a lot of similar work, and the volume justifies it, the dimpling machines and matching jaws are the cats arse.

    Regarding torquing the vise, put your finger in, and turn the clamp by...
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    The trick to hillbilly fix that is to put a...

    The trick to hillbilly fix that is to put a starter from a new 6.7 (from wrecker) on.
    Then the sucker will spin over 2x as fast and build more pressure than needed to start.

    But not applicable to...
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    disgusting

    disgusting
  5. I would recommend looking into plastic sheet...

    I would recommend looking into plastic sheet change parts for the beverage industry.
  6. If you know grinding.... Warsaw Indiana

    If you know grinding.... Warsaw Indiana
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    Ill be in touch tomorrow, and I have some goodies...

    Ill be in touch tomorrow, and I have some goodies you might be interested in.
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    Great deal for someone. If I could get back...

    Great deal for someone.

    If I could get back across the border, I'd be coming for a visit.
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    Highly likely that those grinding pins are not...

    Highly likely that those grinding pins are not actually diamond, but rather CBN

    Unless they came from a shop that jig ground carbide....

    Have a good close look on the pin shank for type, grit...
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    Well heck Limy. Wish Id have know that! Just...

    Well heck Limy. Wish Id have know that!
    Just sent 2500lbs of that shred down the road a couple weeks ago.
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    Do you have a list of M codes for the machine? ...

    Do you have a list of M codes for the machine?

    Should be pretty straight forward to write a simple macro that will allow you to just punch in dimensions you want.
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    I find that surprising. I've known only a couple...

    I find that surprising. I've known only a couple guys to take shop tooling over a 20 year career. And that having worked with hundreds of all kinds of folk.
    All the toolmakers ive worked with always...
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    What kind of copper Mike? Ive done some nasty...

    What kind of copper Mike?

    Ive done some nasty electrode jobs in copper with 32nd mill dangling out almost an inch.
    Best thing I found was wd40, or krown undercoat that doesnt run away.
    .002 step...
  14. Thread: UPS Rant!!!

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    Ive made a few mailbox insert for people around...

    Ive made a few mailbox insert for people around here.
    Stealthy, looks like a regular mailbox on the out.... surprise arsehole, youre wrists are broken now ;)
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    Last place I worked we had a Jones & Shipman...

    Last place I worked we had a Jones & Shipman Dominator 4ax creep feed grinder with a 5th ax for dressing.
    When I arranged with fanuc to come out and add "expanded" memory to 512kb (obscenely...
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    No special codes that Im aware of. Ill get...

    No special codes that Im aware of.
    Ill get looking through a few nc files though.

    I will say, that particular machine (I have 2) has a strange software version.
    Im not able to run the same code...
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    Its the same as macro operation in notepad....

    Its the same as macro operation in notepad.
    Nothing special, just user friendly.
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    Yes, Ive been playing around on my machine...

    Yes, Ive been playing around on my machine without m93, and on the right jobs im able to cut @300ipm with 600ipm transitions.

    This is an older video that show roughly how I approach it.

    ...
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    Yes, and thats handy as hell for preventing...

    Yes, and thats handy as hell for preventing crashes and larger gouges.

    Ive looked into how I could use this in a similar fashion, but I dont think its responsive\\ fine enough on the Fadal


    ...
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    I know nothing about solidcam, but in every cam...

    I know nothing about solidcam, but in every cam package Ive used, a negative stock to leave value tends to do the trick.
    Of course, this will be dependant on geometry and tool corner radius.
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    I believe Karcher has an add on unit that heats...

    I believe Karcher has an add on unit that heats using diesel.
    You add it after the pressure washer.

    I wouldnt be running hot water through my pump....
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    Gotcha now.... i wasnt understanding what you...

    Gotcha now.... i wasnt understanding what you were saying.

    A soft material is generally going to leave a poor surface finish when ball contouring on low angles, as the core of the mill is more...
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    Ball mill effect, yes. Why was XY zigzagging?...

    Ball mill effect, yes.
    Why was XY zigzagging? That looks rough to me.

    I do a lot of ball mill surfacing, something isnt right there. Feed rate is part of it, since thats a very shallow angle.
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    Just got the email about that... sorry, should be...

    Just got the email about that... sorry, should be good now

    WHY such small PM boxes here?
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    PM me for contact info. Im not comfortable...

    PM me for contact info. Im not comfortable putting individuals contact info up online.

    Cheers
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