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    Agreed! The problem with feed is it seems...

    Agreed! The problem with feed is it seems mentally counter intuitive. Because, usually you need to feed faster to get out of the harmonic mode.
    But, when that end-mill is screaming at you, instinct...
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    In red ^^^^ This is HUGE! My local ellison (our...

    In red ^^^^ This is HUGE! My local ellison (our HFO around here) doesn't even stock a freaking spindle motor for a 10 year old VF2ss any more!
    I figured there were literally hundreds of these...
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    Spindle override switch goes on the control...

    Spindle override switch goes on the control panel. What machine do you have?
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    Yes, open the pendant, and it plugs right in....

    Yes, open the pendant, and it plugs right in. Super simple.
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    They do! Huge value. I am becoming a huge fan of...

    They do! Huge value. I am becoming a huge fan of Brother machines. In their element, I can't imagine how anything could compare.
    ROI on the FLEX cell is well under 1 year. It never works out that...
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    Lets give them the benefit of the doubt and say...

    Lets give them the benefit of the doubt and say it is a $50 switch/knob. Well, you can count on about a 1,000% mark-up if you want to buy it from Yamazen.
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    No, and I never will. Reason? They paint their...

    No, and I never will. Reason? They paint their machines before listing them!
    Why is this bad? Let me put it this way. Have you ever heard the phrase "whore in a new dress"?
    They are relying 100% on...
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    Ohh yea! Been playing with all that for a while...

    Ohh yea! Been playing with all that for a while now, LOL. I have probably re-posted my first OP programs 30 times in the name of chip control.
    And, countless hand-edits moving the chip-flush around....
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    Pretty much what I am thinking now. Might even be...

    Pretty much what I am thinking now. Might even be able to use it as an excuse to weasel my way in to a TIG welder for the shop! :D

    I have two un-used std. Brother tanks just sitting around taking...
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    The wife has put that request in for her Jeep.

    The wife has put that request in for her Jeep.
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    The more I look at this, and think about...

    The more I look at this, and think about it..........
    I think maybe I will just cut a big rectangle hole in the back of the tank, and just make it bigger.
    After I started thinking about what a PITA...
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    Why do you think I am messing with this? LOL

    Why do you think I am messing with this? LOL
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    Thanks for all the input guys! I was figuring you...

    Thanks for all the input guys! I was figuring you would all be in agreement that the single 1" was too small.
    I had to ask though, an engineer I am not.
    Rick, a pump is an interesting idea. My...
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    Considering modding a coolant tank

    So, a little preface: Mayfran Clean-Sweep conveyor. I don't know how big the tank is? About the same size as a std. 2000's haas VF2 tank maybe?
    This is parked behind a Brother R650. My issues: the...
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    I get that. But, that isn't my problem. Staying...

    I get that. But, that isn't my problem.
    Staying on top of the coolant in my &$%^@#* Mayfran tank is a royal bitch! If it gets even a little low, the TSC pump is lazy and it will alarm.
    Now that I...
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    Because doing a set-up, or even just jogging the...

    Because doing a set-up, or even just jogging the thing around with buttons sucks.
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    After living with mine, even in the environment...

    After living with mine, even in the environment you depict (long term production of one part, if anybody here knows my shop/situation, it is you),
    The two things I feel should be standard that are...
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    You think that is bad?! Okuma Genos M560:...

    You think that is bad?! Okuma Genos M560: cutter-comp is an option! :eek: :nutter: yea, really
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    There are arguments/situations for both...

    There are arguments/situations for both single-piece-flow, and/or a table full of vises/parts.
    My shop runs the gamut of both. I have from (at any given time) single piece flow on a simple two OP...
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    If I am one of the un-happy ones? I am not really...

    If I am one of the un-happy ones? I am not really un-happy. When I bought my 650 I ordered it without because I figured I wouldn't like it.
    I kind of inherited the one in the 450. And, I ordered the...
  21. Agreed that the amount is dictated by the rad on...

    Agreed that the amount is dictated by the rad on the bottom of the stock. If it is nice and square, .050" would probably be fine.
  22. In the OP: "machines ran small aerospace parts" ...

    In the OP: "machines ran small aerospace parts"

    Fact remains, no price, only here to sell machines. While I really don't care about the 2nd part (until the member becomes problematic).
    I think...
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    And worth $0.00

    And worth $0.00
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    Get everything as clean as you can. Then epoxy...

    Get everything as clean as you can. Then epoxy the switch case back over the hub?

    Otherwise: 12 pin rotary switch - Google Search

    If you can figure out the switch manufacturer throw that in the...
  25. "This forum is intended for active members. Some...

    "This forum is intended for active members. Some allowance is given for first time members but do not abuse the privilege"

    Kind of a grey area there. Looks like this post can slide on "some...
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