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    I just noticed you're in Canada. Those prices...

    I just noticed you're in Canada. Those prices don't seem that far off now.
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    I can't believe I didn't even think of low...

    I can't believe I didn't even think of low carbon. I'm getting old.
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    It looks like we have another person asking for...

    It looks like we have another person asking for advice,but is smarter than everyone here.
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    What is LC? Laser cut? We can't really give...

    What is LC? Laser cut?

    We can't really give you a set number for torque on the vise, mainly because we have no clue what you're going to be doing with this plate.
  5. Hit R when chaining, it will reverse it.

    Hit R when chaining, it will reverse it.
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    Go see each one in person at the dealers. Have...

    Go see each one in person at the dealers. Have them run a small part for you. Compare.
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    1 ringy dingy..

    1 ringy dingy..
  8. I know Mastercam has a router package, but I...

    I know Mastercam has a router package, but I don't know anything about it.
    Mastercam's CNC Router Software Solutions | Mastercam Products
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    Save up until you can afford one, or hope to get...

    Save up until you can afford one, or hope to get really lucky on a good used one for $16k.

    Edit:
    On second thought, you're nowhere near ready if more than $16k is too much.
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    If you get a dual contact spindle longer holders...

    If you get a dual contact spindle longer holders shouldn't be much of an issue.
  11. Thread: 100% beginner

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    TECHNICALLY yes, you can have it spit out feeds...

    TECHNICALLY yes, you can have it spit out feeds and speeds based on material.
    But that's where it ends.
    The issue is that machining isn't static, meaning you can't just go off of a set list of...
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    Damn, that reseller assumed he saw a big wallet...

    Damn, that reseller assumed he saw a big wallet and overcharged.
    $29k for the cad is about right depending on what add-ins you had quoted. The post you would definitely need. All the other crap you...
  13. It's definitely not mandatory as we don't have...

    It's definitely not mandatory as we don't have it.
    I use the verification in Mastercam and for what we do it's served us well.

    I can certainly see the justification for it so if you have the...
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    That level is kind of expensive ($250),but it's...

    That level is kind of expensive ($250),but it's worth it. Also read up on how to properly position the level during the process.
    There are other levels ,but I wouldn't skimp too much.
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    We currently have the big brother to that machine...

    We currently have the big brother to that machine on order. Can't wait.
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    Do you have a machine level? Like this: Levels...

    Do you have a machine level?
    Like this:
    Levels
  17. I'm not one to usually shit on other cad/cam...

    I'm not one to usually shit on other cad/cam systems but that video is saying it's a "world leader".
    How can they say that if that video is just now introducing basic things like a level manager...
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    Yes. #1 it weighs 6,200 lbs #2 you would have...

    Yes.

    #1 it weighs 6,200 lbs
    #2 you would have to re-level it when you move it.
    #3 you would have to also move the coolant tank and conveyor when you move it
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    That's basically an industry standard is it not?...

    That's basically an industry standard is it not?
    Once you account for your vise and holder that distance is about 2" or less with a stubby holder.

    Personally I'd go for the Hyundai.
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    You can't find anyone? Did you actually make an...

    You can't find anyone? Did you actually make an attempt? Because I got 99,900 results in my first search.
  21. Thread: 100% beginner

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    The first thing you would need to learn is speeds...

    The first thing you would need to learn is speeds and feeds for all of the different materials you use, for all of the tools that you will be using and also for all of the different types of...
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    What material will you be hammering? Maybe try a...

    What material will you be hammering?
    Maybe try a hardened tool steel of some sort.
  23. Thread: Which CNC Mill

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    I can see that argument if they were maybe hand...

    I can see that argument if they were maybe hand programming at a cnc lathe, but a cnc mill is typically programmed with cad/cam. Hand coding for a mill isn't efficient at all unless all they're...
  24. Thread: Which CNC Mill

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    Yes. :D 1234char

    Yes.

    :D


    1234char
  25. Carbeurizing isn't case hardening. It allows for...

    Carbeurizing isn't case hardening. It allows for the material to be case hardened. Essentially all it is, is adding carbon to the material.
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