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    There was an investment caster in Fullerton (so...

    There was an investment caster in Fullerton (so cal) who was investment casting small replica V-8's for somebody back East. The crank was investment cast along with heads cases covers etc.

    With a...
  2. Assuming your hd's are still running, get a HP...

    Assuming your hd's are still running, get a HP Z800 from newegg, their old now, but still rock solid machines.
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    As the t-shirt should say; NOBODY CARES GET...

    As the t-shirt should say;

    NOBODY CARES
    GET BACK TO WORK
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    If the shirt had read "STFU and get back to...

    If the shirt had read

    "STFU and get back to work"

    They might have had a point.
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    Sweet Baby Jesus you lay it on thick sometimes

    Sweet Baby Jesus you lay it on thick sometimes
  6. Sure, I hear it works just fine, and at $565...

    Sure, I hear it works just fine, and at $565 (fadalcnc) it should.

    ITScnc seem to offer something similar for $395

    If you want pay that kind of money for something that was made for $10-20 in...
  7. I have a 1991 4020 that's been upgraded to the -4...

    I have a 1991 4020 that's been upgraded to the -4 control, and baud is set at 38400
  8. Don't waste money on a Calmotion setup get a...

    Don't waste money on a Calmotion setup

    get a cheap laptop or PC and use ONDNC from ONECNC which is free. It's seems to be called NClink, it's at the bottom of the page

    CAD/CAM CNC | Downloads...
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    A lot has changed since 2012, a lot of what was...

    A lot has changed since 2012, a lot of what was once made in the US in 2012 is now made abroad.

    You might like your made in the US endmills inserts etc, but the raw material and blanks likely come...
  10. Just for entertainment purposes get a quote from...

    Just for entertainment purposes get a quote from Uship.com Now I have no idea how crossing the border into the radiation zone is handled but it may not be that expensive to ship. Assuming the sellor...
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    Well it's not something I'm going to worry about,...

    Well it's not something I'm going to worry about, I'm sure the better brands of endmills that I use (YG/Niagara/Kyocera) are more than acceptable. Especially (in my case) as their going into side...
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    I have a friend who has a Reed Prentice, the ways...

    I have a friend who has a Reed Prentice, the ways by the chuck are very badly worn, I would check the ways before anything else.
  13. You need to be thinking in terms of yield...

    You need to be thinking in terms of yield strength.

    Is the 205'000 tensile strength a customer requirement? Or a requirement you've calculated.

    4140 with a tensile strength of 205'000psi, is...
  14. Any steel with the same cross sectional...

    Any steel with the same cross sectional properties will bend the same amount when you apply the same load. There will be slight variation in E (youngs modulus)) so the deflection could vary a very...
  15. The tensile strength is 150ksi (min) that's why...

    The tensile strength is 150ksi (min) that's why it's called ETD150.........:D

    If you get some that 180ksi it's way out of range.
  16. Don't know if they were sold North of the Border,...

    Don't know if they were sold North of the Border, if it was me I'd look for a Webb, the one I had was a copy of Takasawa TSL-800.
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    if you have a significant amount of material to...

    if you have a significant amount of material to use, use a roughing endmill, and remove the last .005-.01 with a 1" dia HSS endmill, it'll save you money and the finish will be the same.
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    Run it that fast and endmill concentricity would...

    Run it that fast and endmill concentricity would be the least of you problems.

    I think your 'very knowledgeable machinist' has led you down the garden path, causing confusion where in reality it's...
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    Somebody did ask me the most enjoyable part of...

    Somebody did ask me the most enjoyable part of machining, I said,

    "Getting paid"
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    Make him buy the first five rounds.... My...

    Make him buy the first five rounds....

    My brother and his friends in the UK drink WAY more beer than I can anymore. A night out with them can get very expensive:eek:. Single handedly they keep the...
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    There's a member here Waynno who I think is very...

    There's a member here Waynno who I think is very familiar with those controls
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    It's happened to me, maybe I was doing it wrong....

    It's happened to me, maybe I was doing it wrong. wouldn't be the first time
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    I have a friend who moved from Riverside (So Cal)...

    I have a friend who moved from Riverside (So Cal) to SE Penslyvania last year, he bought a fixer upper house in PA. I asked him how it was going?

    "IT'S F'ING FREEZING!! WHAT WAS I THINKING MOVING...
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    Using a drill press or a hand held drill isn't...

    Using a drill press or a hand held drill isn't going to work. The first part you try will grab and try and suck the tool in. You could do that with Delrin but not UHMW.

    As suggested, use a part...
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    I feel for you guys(and gals) suffering the snow...

    I feel for you guys(and gals) suffering the snow on the East coast.

    Here in So Cal we had 12" of sunshine today

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