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    That makes sense. That waaay closer to what I was...

    That makes sense. That waaay closer to what I was thinking.

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    Interesting, the inserts you are using have the...

    Interesting, the inserts you are using have the same chip breaker as mine. The chips look the same as mine too.
  3. There's a commerce section too. Throwing down a...

    There's a commerce section too. Throwing down a business card on a 3 year old Thread :(

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  4. Good lord Bill. If the fucking print says to hold...

    Good lord Bill. If the fucking print says to hold it to 5 Nanometers and some ass-hat in the office won the job. We're still stuck with making it to print. We can't reasonably argue fit and function...
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    Okay, get your grains of salt ready. I use...

    Okay, get your grains of salt ready.

    I use almost exclusively DFT style Drills. I've crashed them, melted them, broken them and made $1000's with them. It's not a coincidence that I use them as...
  6. To the OP, if you're holding Tenths it's plural....

    To the OP, if you're holding Tenths it's plural. If you're holding a Tenth it ain't. If you're holding a Thousandth, you're holding Ten Tenths, but if you're holding Eleven of them.....?

    I gave up...
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    Hopefully you will eventually.

    Hopefully you will eventually.
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    Shit, I run an 18" Kitagawa on an OLD Okuma at 3k...

    Shit, I run an 18" Kitagawa on an OLD Okuma at 3k all day long. Not enough RPM.

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    Steel chunks coming out of workholding devices...

    Steel chunks coming out of workholding devices are also very hazardous to your health though.

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    Not even that bad. Bobw has some pretty ugly...

    Not even that bad. Bobw has some pretty ugly pictures. DMF TomB has a picture of a 25" long 1/2" Drill sticking out of the controls monitor. Just don't ask Marcus for pictures of his fuck ups--like...
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    No, actually I didn't. But that sounds brilliant....

    No, actually I didn't. But that sounds brilliant. A little top heavy, but what the hell.

    My point is lost on this response though. My point being that using the wrong equipment is not the best...
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    There are more than 25 Turned parts in the whole...

    There are more than 25 Turned parts in the whole industry.

    Why do guys with Milling machines try and make Turned parts? It's mind blowingly inefficient. If it were 25 parts I'd do it on a manual...
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    OR!!!! Just get a gang Lathe. I'm not saying...

    OR!!!! Just get a gang Lathe.

    I'm not saying you can't do it....:rolleyes:

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    Holding a static Drill vertically in the Milling...

    Holding a static Drill vertically in the Milling Machine? You're right, I do not understand. And I've done some interesting machining things with machine tools.

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    :Ithankyou: As you say "a chance". Not likely,...

    :Ithankyou: As you say "a chance". Not likely, but okay.
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    Okay, for starters the free version doesn't...

    Okay, for starters the free version doesn't really have anything a 6 year old couldn't figure out in 2020. MM to Inches and Weights and Currency...not something I'm going to open a Machinists app...
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    Worst idea of 2020!! Why not just put it under...

    Worst idea of 2020!! Why not just put it under your pillow at night and hope a hole gets in there?!

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    I agree with Bill about 99% of the time. I agree...

    I agree with Bill about 99% of the time. I agree that the utilization of canned cycles is very useful and efficient.....but not many know the intricacies of these cycles as well as he does. So it's...
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    ? I'm probably not understanding the question....

    ? I'm probably not understanding the question. But...

    M30

    GOTO 4321.MIN

    That will change to program 4321 in the Main folder.

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    Well the noob isn't wrong. Although it's been...

    Well the noob isn't wrong. Although it's been reiterated 5-6 times, now with emphasis!!!

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    Were it me...I would remove the Finishing insert...

    Were it me...I would remove the Finishing insert completely. I would want to see what the Tool was doing step by step. If that isn't possible, then I would get a pile of set-up material and start...
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    Often in Aerospace, it's irrelevant. The prints...

    Often in Aerospace, it's irrelevant. The prints call out STI and installation. Some call for Keen-serts.

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    Just guessing based on your feedback for the...

    Just guessing based on your feedback for the first try. You might have wiped out the corners of your Threadmill. Scope it out.

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    Hey Noob. Take it easy. I don't give 2 fucks what...

    Hey Noob. Take it easy. I don't give 2 fucks what you do. But people who consistently tout HSM (like you), seem to have tunnel vision. It's not great for minor bumps or toothpaste. You shouldn't use...
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    I'm still trying to figure out why people think...

    I'm still trying to figure out why people think Drilling a "hole" might be better with a Tool other than a Drill. Drills are-in fact- provably-indisputably the most effective metal removal Tool there...
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