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    Any discussion of drill tip grinders should...

    Any discussion of drill tip grinders should include the ultra low buck General Tools 825.
    Basically it is swing grinding drill fixture so can only do conical grinds. That means the drill front faces...
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    This is surprising to many?

    This is surprising to many?
  3. Truetruning and Big B. You will never see eye to...

    Truetruning and Big B.
    You will never see eye to eye. You will never convince the other to your view and at some point accept that and do let it get into your craw.
    A bit of it is fun to see. ...
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    I do not understand the why of this or need for...

    I do not understand the why of this or need for it.
    What is the purpose? Most certainly the tram will not be correct and just something close so why?
    What am I missing as to use? I have never seen...
  5. I think no matter how upset or wound up you have...

    I think no matter how upset or wound up you have crossed a line.
    Bob
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    Is the brake on, (sort of hard unless you have...

    Is the brake on, (sort of hard unless you have three arms) .
    Machine in low, high gear or neutral?
    Every B-port style needs a decent dead blow on hand to seat stock in the vise. It also works...
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    May I ask the why?

    May I ask the why?
  8. Those are sort of fighting words. Do you not see...

    Those are sort of fighting words. Do you not see that?
    Disrespect up front. Not always in agreement with Mr King on all stuff but respect.
    This guy is no some random internet idiot. I do not think...
  9. Well at least everywhere in the USA. While the...

    Well at least everywhere in the USA.
    While the rest of the world from one end to another smiles and watches.....
    I fear we have turned on ourselves. The entire system becomes paralyzed and who does...
  10. Is there a K or a comma and three zeros missing...

    Is there a K or a comma and three zeros missing on that $50?
    Yes I have seen VMCs and even bigger horizontal Mazaks go for actual $50 dollars at auctions but you have to rig it out.
    Could have got...
  11. Personal computer with wood sides. Have not seen...

    Personal computer with wood sides. Have not seen that in a while and not sure where mine is.
    SOL20. Sure did look nicer.
    Interesting legends as to why the wood.
    Part of the all thin aluminum case...
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    The center holes in the ends are most often done...

    The center holes in the ends are most often done by a cnc.
    These need to be round. If the cnc does a plunge and rapid retract with no dwell they will not be.
    There will be a helix on the cone due...
  13. So the question is spray on aluminum type paint...

    So the question is spray on aluminum type paint vs the copper spray on for head gaskets in auto engines?
    Bob
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    I wish I had more, first a couple of...

    I wish I had more, first a couple of Milwauke-matics but that tape so not real cnc.
    I did send some time trying to convince Cincinnati-Milacron to look into these these things called microprocessors...
  15. Why the urge to piss on each other and this is on...

    Why the urge to piss on each other and this is on both sides.
    Big B is a tad wound up but that might be that others are also and fight back just as hard and try to shit on him.
    Poop on you and...
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    To each his own. My thinking is that cncs are...

    To each his own. My thinking is that cncs are great in that you do have to sit in front of the machine for the whole cycle.
    Run on the sim, load part, green button walk away and trust that it will...
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    Personal experience? And there is thy why a nice...

    Personal experience?
    And there is thy why a nice window matters so much to many on a cnc.
    Seems to say I do not know if I did it right.
    Understand your program, push the green button and walk...
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    Sort the other end but do any see this in a...

    Sort the other end but do any see this in a center hole drill in chatter or runout if the part is going to grinder?
  19. I place the blame here firmly on Toyota. There...

    I place the blame here firmly on Toyota.
    There used to be an engine rebuild shop on every corner, now good luck finding one.
    80,000 miles used to mean worn out and leaving a smoke trail.
    Then...
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    We all hate to throw away stuff that can be fixed...

    We all hate to throw away stuff that can be fixed or reused.
    But there is time and money costs.
    In this size in HSS I tend to toss them as the resharp time cost is more than new. I will say I...
  21. Measuring journals or any round part is a art all...

    Measuring journals or any round part is a art all on it's own. Gauge blocks are easy as there is no feel and this is what most zero their mics on.
    Round parts, round master and zero. Amazes me how...
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    Lexan or such is great. Be aware that over time...

    Lexan or such is great.
    Be aware that over time coolant makes it brittle so it cracks for no reason and you change it.
    (actually I duct tape it and then change it when handy)
    Seems that the...
  23. 11. A nice engraved plaque on the front of the...

    11. A nice engraved plaque on the front of the box that says "Touch these tools and die".
  24. Think of the huge number of tax accountants and...

    Think of the huge number of tax accountants and lawyers that would become unemployed with no usable job skills if this came to pass.
    How many IRS jobs would be lost?
    Arguably a complicated tax...
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    What carbide? Sorted c2 vs c5 or mixed? Coated...

    What carbide?
    Sorted c2 vs c5 or mixed? Coated grades?
    Is volume many 55 gallon drums or a 40-50 pound coffee can or less.
    All these things come into play on price.
    10,000 pounds of straight and...
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