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  1. I do that now, I have a couple blue magnums. As I...

    I do that now, I have a couple blue magnums. As I said earlier my only problem is it rubs off easily, especially with cutting fluids. But I do often use it especially when I'm in a hurry.



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    Unfortunately I don't think you have a whole Hill...

    Unfortunately I don't think you have a whole Hill of options here. Fullform thread mill would be my choice as well.
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    You seem to have missed post #6, scooter.

    You seem to have missed post #6, scooter.
  4. Guess I wasn't cleaning it enough.

    Guess I wasn't cleaning it enough.
  5. So I cleaned really well with acetone, shook the...

    So I cleaned really well with acetone, shook the new bottle didn't shake the old bottle and these were the results

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  6. Well today when I go in I'm going to apply these...

    Well today when I go in I'm going to apply these suggestions and see what happens. I've resorted to using a sharpie magnum marker for marking, it has its advantages but it's one major disadvantage is...
  7. We bought staining fluid once by accident...it's...

    We bought staining fluid once by accident...it's like paint.
  8. I've swished it around, I'll try shaking the...

    I've swished it around, I'll try shaking the bejesus out of it.
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    Frankly I really couldn't care less about the...

    Frankly I really couldn't care less about the manufacturer, save for the mini mills and lathes. Same goes for the hobby guys. Machining stuff is machining stuff whether for profit or for fun. But I...
  10. Yeah it's only the last few months I've had the...

    Yeah it's only the last few months I've had the issue, maybe I'll do some experimenting at tomorrow. I remember it used to almost look like anodizing. Probably operator error lol
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    Someone always has to drag the whores in right. ...

    Someone always has to drag the whores in right.

    I was speaking professional as in profession...not professional as in behavior.
  12. Dykem steel red and blue not drying consistent

    Lately I've been having issues with dykem not drying consistent on aluminum and steel, I've tried smooth facemilled rough end mill and scuffed with Emory. Acetone cleaned and denat alcohol...
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    Well good for you, every shop I've been in has...

    Well good for you, every shop I've been in has had quite the ball Buster's. Plenty of knowledge gets passed on too. Nothing would get done if it didn't. I work with a 2 guys in their 70s, and they...
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    What planet are you from?

    What planet are you from?
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    Pretty sure most of the guys in this thread are...

    Pretty sure most of the guys in this thread are professionals in the machine tool industry. Busting people's stones doesn't change that.
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    I work for a living too, I don't get paid for my...

    I work for a living too, I don't get paid for my comedy routine so consider it a gift :)
  17. To cut and finish from as fast we use a...

    To cut and finish from as fast we use a combination of abrasive saws, water jets, vmcs with carbide burrs, abrasive belting manual, semi automatic, and CNC, grit blasting, and hand finishing with...
  18. Hmm interesting

    Hmm interesting
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    I would think it would have to be aircraft grade...

    I would think it would have to be aircraft grade billet to have any real advantage.
  20. The hell did he get banned for now lol

    The hell did he get banned for now lol
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    What is billet?

    What is billet?
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    At the rate we are going, Haas is gonna be on the...

    At the rate we are going, Haas is gonna be on the do not discuss list. :)
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    We use plane old side lock holders in a vm2 and...

    We use plane old side lock holders in a vm2 and our results are excellent, to the point that hand finishing mold cavities is rare.
  24. Not that it's of any help but, the op is in...

    Not that it's of any help but, the op is in California, he's should be lucky he has any power at all :)
  25. All depends on how much you are looking to spend...

    All depends on how much you are looking to spend really. We belt off a lot of castings, but like anything belts don't last long. Not knowing the size and shape kinda limits suggestions. A grinder may...
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