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  1. It's all the fashion now. I do remember the...

    It's all the fashion now.
    I do remember the days of just a handshake and the understanding that went with that. "Yes I do understand that I can not give out the prints for small block Chevy and I...
  2. It is not worth the price. Scrap bin. Spent the...

    It is not worth the price. Scrap bin.
    Spent the money to rescue machines with heritage or love past. As with a worn out endmill or carbide insert... let it go.
    Bob
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    It's just weird that you have to do such. In the...

    It's just weird that you have to do such.
    In the auto world it is banned and you need special sign offs to do such for an assembly but........I think I did this last week on a clamp/fixture.
    Bob
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    :stirthepot:

    :stirthepot:
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    Who missed that? Oh ,,I see. A 45 degree lead,...

    Who missed that? Oh ,,I see.
    A 45 degree lead, (or twist the holder shown) works better when ripping off threads.
    You do not want to be "in sink" or aligned with the old threads.
    The other side...
  6. If it does not say Bridgeport on it is is not a...

    If it does not say Bridgeport on it is is not a real machine tool...:willy_nilly::soapbox::dopeslap:.
    I've tossed so many B-ports into the scrap yard. They were considered expendable tooling here....
  7. :popcorn:............

    :popcorn:............
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    I do not have one of these but if I had a 2...

    I do not have one of these but if I had a 2 second delay on full coolant my life would be so very, very bad.
    Often the full cycle run is only 6 to 8 seconds.
    Sometimes we will stick in a G04 for...
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    Interesting the whole carbide cutting tool...

    Interesting the whole carbide cutting tool Germany USA thing.
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    This holder or the SDJC-10-3B you asked me about...

    This holder or the SDJC-10-3B you asked me about do not use shims or seats.
    Simple screw downs.
    Laydown threading tools will often have seats on varying angles.
    This so as to rotate the cutting...
  11. Thread: Recession?

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    Trueturning, are you retired? If so at what age...

    Trueturning, are you retired?
    If so at what age as I can not image doing so and why?
    Machining, tooling, carbide is my life's blood.
    Yes I like high speed toys as a side and would be cool but...
  12. Thread: Recession?

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    I sort of have seen why the recent post. Lets...

    I sort of have seen why the recent post.
    Lets just offer views and opinions and not step hard on anyone.
    People have views, nobody's are the same.
    I've seen you get hit here a lot and some come...
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    Suck it up as in live with it and the grinder...

    Suck it up as in live with it and the grinder sucking it up two very different things.
    SOP in precision flat grinding and a normal problem. It is not only the part is is commonly or often more wheel...
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    wow, "How to make friends and influence people"....

    wow, "How to make friends and influence people".
    10pm here but I do have 3 machines cycling and making parts with just me in the building. I guess I should not be on the net.
    Bob
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    Yes mow in reverse switch setting. Strange...

    Yes mow in reverse switch setting. Strange option, I just put it there after startup.
    No matter how many times I explain it the wife comes or calls to complain that the mower is broken and has died...
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    It's called sucking it up. Bob

    It's called sucking it up.
    Bob
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    Are you referring to the shim seat located below...

    Are you referring to the shim seat located below the insert on a standard pin/clamp style holder?
    (kind of an insert below the actual insert)
    Threading or turning or milling cutter?
    Bob
    (PS you...
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    Results not good is an understatement. If...

    Results not good is an understatement.
    If anywhere near close do not do this unless you'd like to see the inner workings of your knuckles and fingers.
    Kind of interesting at first as there is a...
  19. The clamp wedges are spring loaded. A special...

    The clamp wedges are spring loaded.
    A special tool or changing fixture depresses the spring button on the back releasing the wedge.
    Bob
  20. Seems like a "loaded" question to me. Permits to...

    Seems like a "loaded" question to me.
    Permits to make and QC certifications so way different. Apples and not even oranges. Maybe Apples and Pork.
    Bob
  21. Well..you do not have to like it. Uncle Ted in...

    Well..you do not have to like it.
    Uncle Ted in at 6:10 ... Sweet licks in this.YouTube
    The bigger band maybe :YouTube
    It sucks that my time will come or that I have to die.
    I did think it would...
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    Ohio?.OhiO?? OHIO??? Yes a good place for a...

    Ohio?.OhiO?? OHIO???
    Yes a good place for a business, lots of open reasonable cost land and the people nice but..
    It is so flat, occupied by a fair amount of buckeye nuts and gets very little...
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    The drill did not give up the edge. It broke up...

    The drill did not give up the edge.
    It broke up the shank.
    HSS has nothing to do with it.
    I wonder what would have been done with soild carbide.
    Bob
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    Oh for the boom days with a few cncs in every...

    Oh for the boom days with a few cncs in every garage making parts. It was crazy with money to be made on all sides.
    So different from my old world of auto. Put a satellite carbide shop in Humble...
  25. Why is Michigan so bad in these measurements? ...

    Why is Michigan so bad in these measurements?
    Fairly strict social rules in place where you were not even allowed to visit the neighbor unless "essential".
    All that seemed like a good idea to me...
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