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  1. An oscilloscope for the power supply or an LCR...

    An oscilloscope for the power supply or an LCR meter to test the caps themselves. When caps are referred to as leaky it means electrically leaky, not gooooeee leaking out. To check the caps you can't...
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    Not a clue about that machine and if it's a NO or...

    Not a clue about that machine and if it's a NO or NC circuit but...

    If it's an NC switch that is stuck open disconnecting it will accomplish nothing.

    Did you check continuity across the switch...
  3. Don't let the aluminum thing make you think you...

    Don't let the aluminum thing make you think you don't need hp.

    While I rarely get to work with aluminum it has been my experience it is far easier to peg a spindle in aluminum than steel due to...
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    I believe his blow up doll inflator has 1 wooden...

    I believe his blow up doll inflator has 1 wooden wheel :eek:
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    His genius is obviously beyond your comprehension...

    His genius is obviously beyond your comprehension :D
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    I just watched more than the first 30 seconds and...

    I just watched more than the first 30 seconds and WOW. The smoke is filling up his workshop and that is unacceptable.....clearly that guy has standards :rolleyes5:

    WTF
  7. While I am far from an expert on the topic I...

    While I am far from an expert on the topic I can't see how it could have any value when configured to have the pivot axis perpendicular to the X Y plane. I would think it's there for nod and fancy...
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    Fixed it for you :D

    Fixed it for you :D
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    Nice rigid setup there :willy_nilly: I find it...

    Nice rigid setup there :willy_nilly:

    I find it somewhat disturbing there are almost 200K people following that individual
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    I wonder if it comes with a new window for the...

    I wonder if it comes with a new window for the machine.
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    I once had a similar issue with austenitic...

    I once had a similar issue with austenitic stainless. I used to give the scrap yard the benefit of the doubt and think they were shysters'. I explained to the owner how stainless can work harden and...
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    One put "back park" the other wrote "bark park"...

    One put "back park" the other wrote "bark park" but I think we all know he meant ball park
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    Calling that a machining center is fraud

    Calling that a machining center is fraud
  14. I would be looking into mechanical issues. Those...

    I would be looking into mechanical issues. Those are some massive comp numbers. I've played with backlash comp quite a bit in the past on some of my machines. I only have one mill that will...
  15. I have found if you are using a browser with an...

    I have found if you are using a browser with an add blocker installed you can't upload photos to this site. Everything acts correctly but they just don't upload. Anyway if you need any more pics...
  16. Any better?

    Any better?
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    Before ditching fusion I spent a great deal of...

    Before ditching fusion I spent a great deal of time figuring what combinations produce the shortest smoothest code. I thought I had it figured out until I looked at other software and realized...
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    I do a fair amount of work with A36, if you want...

    I do a fair amount of work with A36, if you want a shiny finish such as facing you need to run FAST when taking a light cut, well into the 4 digit SFM numbers. I run air blast and often have a shower...
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    They probably tumbled them to polish them...

    They probably tumbled them to polish them :willy_nilly:
  20. Thread: New VMC

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    I don't deny they are interesting but I would not...

    I don't deny they are interesting but I would not say they meet the OP's requirement of a "value for money machine"

    What little I know about them is they can be super fast but require MASSIVE...
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    Die and mold work is usually about accuracy and...

    Die and mold work is usually about accuracy and surface finish, not speed. Look at a Yasda's specs and you will see many of their die and mold machines have a max feed rate of around 200 ipm
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    I run a full chisel chain which you do not use a...

    I run a full chisel chain which you do not use a round file to sharpen. It's easier to have a bunch of chains and grind them in the shop anyway.

    Supposedly chisel chains are more prone to...
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    You can do a 30 day trial of their subscription...

    You can do a 30 day trial of their subscription based version. I tried it for a couple hours and deleted it. I'm sure it's very powerful in the right hands but I didn't care for it.

    I was also...
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    10 inserts for $8.50 straight from the big C. I'm...

    10 inserts for $8.50 straight from the big C. I'm sure those are genuine Korloy :crazy:

    The issues couldn't be machine related.....could they :confused:
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    I guess that's why it's called feed hold and not...

    I guess that's why it's called feed hold and not e-stop :D
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