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  1. like others have said... small nose rad......

    like others have said... small nose rad... smaller doc (since your machine wont like it) at a faster feedrate..
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    Blake co-ax all day long.. fastest way to get on...

    Blake co-ax all day long.. fastest way to get on center. And with a Blake you will prob be within a few tenths. The Chinese cheap ass ones. maybe a .001 on a good day, due to play.
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    Walter GX series. I prefer the 3mm insert. My...

    Walter GX series. I prefer the 3mm insert. My go-to on cutting off and chamfers etc.
  4. make sure you get a semi-flexible copper. Some...

    make sure you get a semi-flexible copper. Some alloys of it are so damn stiff and will crack when u bend it, and dont bend easily to begin with.
  5. Sounds like you need to compliment the parts...

    Sounds like you need to compliment the parts catcher with a sort of coveryor. Such as this one. Something to keep them from banging around once they all accumulate in the parts bin.

    Royal...
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    Go with the Nachi... they are amazing. Running...

    Go with the Nachi... they are amazing. Running one right now in 4140 PH 4800 RPM and 11ipm on my lathe and thats Conservative. Just dont try and slot or any kind of side move with them as they are...
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    Mori Seiki NLX 2500SY my baby :) love it......

    Mori Seiki NLX 2500SY my baby :) love it... running a 4ft bar automatically right now.. change bar every 20 pcs... love it
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    We run Walter ValCool 800 in all our machines...

    We run Walter ValCool 800 in all our machines here... I love it. And while Blaser gave my hand rashes, this stuff is pretty gentle. Far as I can tell it seems to last a long time, if you keep tramp...
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    Probably the stress is being removed with the...

    Probably the stress is being removed with the removal of the stock. Either you would have to get material that is stress relieved or change the process of how you machine it. Sometimes taking the...
  10. I have not tried them myself, but looked into it...

    I have not tried them myself, but looked into it for a worm gear we have to do that is basically the same geometry of an ACME thread. Vargus makes a MEGA line for such things.

    Here is a video of...
  11. For Aluminum you cant beat the 3 flute YG1...

    For Aluminum you cant beat the 3 flute YG1 Alu-Power Endmills..... Cut like crazy!
  12. and its back... the serial killer smileys........

    and its back... the serial killer smileys..... :angry:
  13. IF it is.. must be killing him to not have those...

    IF it is.. must be killing him to not have those damn smiley faces after every line... lol
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    Nope your not the only one.... :willy_nilly:

    Nope your not the only one.... :willy_nilly:
  15. These things are amazing... we have one on each...

    These things are amazing... we have one on each of our lathes. My coolants like 6 months old and almost as good as day I put it in. Work good on solid particles up to 1/4 they say, so would help with...
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    is really necessary to call names... damn... take...

    is really necessary to call names... damn... take the post for what it is and if you dont have something nice to say shut the hell up dude.... and btw, been holding this in for awhile now but chill...
  17. Totally agree. 0 rigidity, coolant design is...

    Totally agree. 0 rigidity, coolant design is terrible to try and get to a tool on the Haas SL-10
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    we at our shop are a fan of Garr... excellent...

    we at our shop are a fan of Garr... excellent drills and pretty good endmills. and cheap.. lol Our shop wouldnt buy them if they were not...
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    I am in love with our Mori Seikis.... I currently...

    I am in love with our Mori Seikis.... I currently run a NLX2500SY on a daily basis and it will hold tolerances all day long. Filled with live tooling spots on all 12 positions. I would suggest a...
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    ValCool by walter is pretty good stuff, in...

    ValCool by walter is pretty good stuff, in conjunction with a C-Thru Separator to remove tramp oils and small debris. We only change our coolant about once a year... that separator keeps it aerated...
  21. Personally enjoy 303SS since will actually break...

    Personally enjoy 303SS since will actually break a chip and pretty gentle on tooling. HATE 304 nastiest stuff. For aluminum fav is 7075 beautiful surface finishes least fav in aluminum is 6061...
  22. My knurling technique(form, not cut). SLAM the...

    My knurling technique(form, not cut). SLAM the knurls in (X axis move), get to full depth in ONE revolution
    or less, generally at a LOW rpm.. Then pick up the speed and feed over.. -- BobW

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    MD all day long....

    MD all day long....
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    Go with subspindle can use spring loaded center...

    Go with subspindle can use spring loaded center as a tailstock, its a win win... I love my NLX2500SY :)
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    As for the Celos... its really nice once you get...

    As for the Celos... its really nice once you get used to it and find where everything is hidden lol... its nice since you can customize each screen to have up what you want at the same time... but...
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