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    LMFAO! Yeah, because the "big guy" would have put...

    LMFAO! Yeah, because the "big guy" would have put that on his calendar. I can see it now, things to do today: highly illegal payoff meeting with Burisma company advisor. Thats the funniest crap I've...
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    I don't know if I would trust a trimos. Can you...

    I don't know if I would trust a trimos. Can you check it against gage blocks or a ring gage or some other known standard to verify accuracy?

    That's where I would start.
  3. Thread: My shop

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    Maybe the reaction would have been different if...

    Maybe the reaction would have been different if they said aliens? They didn't.

    Ufo just means they saw something in the sky and don't know what it was.
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    My lathes (O&H) won't feed without the spindles...

    My lathes (O&H) won't feed without the spindles turning unless I use an M34(spindle speed arrival interlock cancel).

    Check your M code list, if you have one.
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    I have a '97 ACT20 and a 2000 HL20M. I have...

    I have a '97 ACT20 and a 2000 HL20M.

    I have parameters backed up for both. Message me if you need them and i can email them to you, both are 18t's.
  6. I don't know if handling it any differently was...

    I don't know if handling it any differently was even an option!

    Guy sounds like a real entitled ahole!

    If anyone handled anything incorrectly, it certainly is not you.

    Hopefully you ran him...
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    Doin the nasty!...

    Doin the nasty!
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    Tschudin HTG-400 Problem

    We have an 1964 Tshudin HTG-400 universal cylindrical grinder.

    At the end of the auto cycle the main control lever does not trip to end the cycle and retract the wheel head.

    I'm thinking that...
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    Is that a scout II? Sent from my SM-G930V...

    Is that a scout II?

    Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
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    Check the program for any changes, and if there...

    Check the program for any changes, and if there aren't any add a couple thou at a time to the engraving tool offset until you get what you're looking for.

    Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
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    I ended going up with the Widia modular with a...

    I ended going up with the Widia modular with a .125 wide insert, like you got there Ox.

    Just a little smaller, this machine takes 3/4 shank tools. I believe it will cut 1.625 dia.

    I like the...
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  13. ok, so the tool setter checks out fine. The...

    ok, so the tool setter checks out fine.

    The battery on the machine died and after replacement and resetting machine zero's is when this problem first appeared.

    I'm thinking I have to mess with...
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    What holder are you using? They offer both...

    What holder are you using? They offer both integral shank and blades for the tang loc inserts.

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    Dead length collet chucks, qg65 main 16c sub,...

    Dead length collet chucks, qg65 main 16c sub, 1.5dia max, mostly pinched pickoff, a little 304 mostly 303, steel, alum.

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    what part-off tool for subspindle lathe

    Guys with sub spindle turning centers, what is your goto tool for part-off operations?

    Using a .083w blade type tool now.

    Looking for something a little more rigid and something that clamps...
  17. ok, say i find a problem doing that check, how...

    ok, say i find a problem doing that check, how and where do i correct it?

    i've had the machine about 3 years now. bought it used in very good condition, the previous owner is a friend.

    the...
  18. Correct, grinding is fine. The problem is...

    Correct, grinding is fine. The problem is "burning" from incorrect grinding parameters, which the nital etch will reveal.
  19. Doosan lynx 220lmsa tool setter problem/question

    When I use the toolsetter on my lynx 220lmsa all of the tools on the main spindle are off approximately .160 in the z+. Everything on the sub side is fine.

    How do I get the toolsetter to zero the...
  20. CBN is your friend! Sent from my SM-G930V...

    CBN is your friend!

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  21. Thread: my shop

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    Three 40kVA transformers will give you 333 amps...

    Three 40kVA transformers will give you 333 amps at 208 volts.

    kVA to amps (A) conversion calculator

    Now I'm not very good when it comes to electricity and how this all works, but from what I...
  22. Thread: my shop

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    I burried those feelings deep, and went in with a...

    I burried those feelings deep, and went in with a positive attitude. That made things a lot easier!

    Plus the change of scenery and moving somewhere new and different is exciting.

    I will be glad...
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    The most amperage we could get with the least...

    The most amperage we could get with the least drama.

    Other than that I don't know, I'm a machinist, not an electrician;).
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    Both 208. We wanted 400A, but there was way...

    Both 208.

    We wanted 400A, but there was way too many hoops to jump through to get it, not to mention the delays it would have caused.

    The way it was explained to me is, we have 320A coming in....
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    Here's a few pics of the mess in the new shop. As...

    Here's a few pics of the mess in the new shop. As I get caught up with job's we'll get to organizing and finding a place for all of the tooling and other small stuff.

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    On my...
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