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    Ziggy2, I do not understand not liking glass...

    Ziggy2,
    I do not understand not liking glass scales for so accurate repeatable positioning from a direction.
    No white light camera and lens in the world is going to do sub micron. Kiss that...
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    Actually while not a great idea this method works...

    Actually while not a great idea this method works On conventional optics the errors can be mapped but for on a semi-telecentric system as used in a optical compator life gets easier.
    This is so...
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    Many or most CNCs do not have linear scales yet...

    Many or most CNCs do not have linear scales yet can handle a few tenths.
    Some can do this on a B-port with just the dials and .050 backlash but let's face it as not easy.
    I remember my first DRO ...
  4. So restaurants and bars have gone into the...

    So restaurants and bars have gone into the shitter.
    But manufacturing and metal cutting?
    Yes sales calls a problem but usage and demand did not fall that much.
    POs pulled back over fears of where...
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    Which dies faster, optical scales or the DRO box?...

    Which dies faster, optical scales or the DRO box?
    I know the answer in my shop
  6. At one time I had 38 motorcyles. All functional...

    At one time I had 38 motorcyles.
    All functional and so loved for one reason or the other.
    Then I realized that I would go start one and the next and the next, warm it up, drive 1/2 mile every...
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    Not many (or any) votes for this a good idea....

    Not many (or any) votes for this a good idea.
    That must be depressing to the OP.
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    End position and target or machine travel?...

    End position and target or machine travel?
    Different asks.
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    Crate motors suck. At show offs, "did you build...

    Crate motors suck. At show offs, "did you build this"? No it is a xx and a yy .
    So you bought it with money and maybe screwed a few bolts in. That is impressive.... not.
    Bob
  10. Not worried about the cloud in any way shape or...

    Not worried about the cloud in any way shape or form.
    Bob
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    With only a few years (or many decades) of...

    With only a few years (or many decades) of cameras and machine vision use I am so confused here.
    Heck yes on wire wire bonder to weld that lead I could put you within a few microns with a tube...
  12. "Only little people pay taxes." How did I become...

    "Only little people pay taxes."
    How did I become the little people?
    Why pay so much out of my pocket just to live here? 30 percent or more of my earned is taken from me and for what?
    So I can...
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    Oh gosh how hard? In production build was it...

    Oh gosh how hard? In production build was it ground? I know of no one doing this.
    Maybe it is done in China or India on much less than name brands.
    Bob
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    Stories of more work than you can handle are...

    Stories of more work than you can handle are stories and not orders or money. Everybody says this but few in life ante up.
    Do not buy into this.
    Ask them if they can send you $50,000 to 100,000 a...
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    The masterful of DJT was to pull in the highest...

    The masterful of DJT was to pull in the highest paid in the USA and pull in the lower paid who wanted revolution.
    In effect ignoring the middle.
    Minus this blip which go away he has held an...
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    I want a band new true five axis Hermle with the...

    I want a band new true five axis Hermle with the all the options for $30,000 or less.
    Why is there no such machine? I do not need big.
    Bob
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    I can get a mirror finish where you can read the...

    I can get a mirror finish where you can read the printing on the the shop's overhead lights reflected to the part on a well worn, 0.100 backlash 1950 B-port.
    Anything that says "granite base"speaks...
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    Yup.........

    Yup.........
  19. Big piece or copper wire. What can go wrong?

    Big piece or copper wire. What can go wrong?
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    Kids , what is a mother to do?

    Kids , what is a mother to do?
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    Is this first or second one you ask about?

    Is this first or second one you ask about?
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    Can any vote in the state be perfect to one...

    Can any vote in the state be perfect to one single vote count?
    There has to be errors, If dear old Dad did a mail in and died before the day is this a good or bad vote?
    Looking for 10,000 bad votes...
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    That is not a tap. And not a form relived tap...

    That is not a tap. And not a form relived tap with the tip ground off.
    Look at the lines in the finish. Not to mention the fact that it worked.
    Trying to mill with a standard tap is much worse than...
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    I do not understand the failure to stop, The...

    I do not understand the failure to stop, The hesitation to do what needed to be done.
    This is law and order? Perhaps we have become too soft,
    Bob
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    How hard are 1/2 million mile everyday car or...

    How hard are 1/2 million mile everyday car or truck crankshaft journals?
    Are all those cast iron cranks out there hardened by some magic?
    Does nitride really help in life? GM did this on some but...
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