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    I was just running in wood. Can't remember.. ...

    I was just running in wood. Can't remember..
    Not MDF, plywood, any of that.
    Geometry... 1/2" Slot, 1/2" deep.
    Thanks!
    Mark
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    Thanks! Yes, it is a heat problem. The...

    Thanks!
    Yes, it is a heat problem.
    The chips don't absorb much.
    I don't want to run coolant on wood...
    Air blast... and routers make an awful mess.
    So, I guess I will run slow.
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    HSS Router SFPM

    Hi Guys...
    I was playing with some wood in the Haas and killed a pretty nice HSS end mill.
    Now, I am wondering the recommended SFPM for HSS cutters in various woods.
    I am guessing with my...
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    I do quite a few cuts at .0007 IPT, yes. Clear...

    I do quite a few cuts at .0007 IPT, yes.
    Clear down to .0004 at times with small cutters in hard stuff.
    Seems crazy, but also seems to be required.
    But since it is only a case harden, you...
  5. Well, ya know, when I just started CNC, so many...

    Well, ya know, when I just started CNC, so many of you guys chipped in to get me on-deck.
    I don't mind so much.
    It gives me a chance to send some love back, like you guys did for me.
    You...
  6. Wild guess, shot in the dark. Glass bead the...

    Wild guess, shot in the dark.
    Glass bead the parts and have them anodized.
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    Oh gee... that is sort'a hard. I'd guess set...

    Oh gee... that is sort'a hard.
    I'd guess set your SFPM arounf 50 fpm with carbide tooling, and make your chip-load stupid light, say...0015"
  8. Honestly, we are a good bunch here. So many have...

    Honestly, we are a good bunch here. So many have helped me out...
    Look, let one of us do it for you.
    That is a 5 minute program, we could save you so much time.
    If you were here, I'd do it...
  9. That is real-world stuf.

    That is real-world stuf.
  10. Thank you so much. Mark I shot them a hello.

    Thank you so much.
    Mark
    I shot them a hello.
  11. Patent Attorneys... got one that is a mechanical Engineer?

    Hi Guys;
    Still in shock that my Attorney bungled my Patent claims.
    Ultimately, the fault lies on my plate.
    And now, someone has taken my stuff to production, and the Patent is...
  12. Will, cutting a production fixture. .375"...

    Will, cutting a production fixture.
    .375" Mill, .3967" Slots, but .500" deeper than flutes.
    78 slots, 1.375" long, 1.5 deep. 6061.
    Blaser 755
  13. Well, that part isn't at issue. I step down...

    Well, that part isn't at issue.
    I step down generally around 1/2 diamter.
    If I do that enough, I run outta flutes.
  14. Rule of thumb here is 1/2 diameter. I violate...

    Rule of thumb here is 1/2 diameter.
    I violate that occasionally, at the expense of chip-load.
  15. Oh, just go to the surface grinder with the...

    Oh, just go to the surface grinder with the spin-jig and skinney it up?
    Thanks,
    Mark
  16. So long as the impedence matches the out-put or...

    So long as the impedence matches the out-put or is higher for the head-phones, there will be no overload.
    If the head-phones are at lower impedence that out-put, you run the risk of killing...
  17. Dumb question, but here I go. Can I mill depths deeper than my flute length?

    Hi there;
    I have been scared to cut slots deeper than my flute length, even though shank and flute are the same diameter...
    The obvious problem is chip evacuation...
    But, is it true I...
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    I put water filters on all my mills. 5 Micron...

    I put water filters on all my mills. 5 Micron down to 1 micron, 5 is good enough.
    Not for anything else but to keep from grinding my ways out.
    Now, nevr a problem.
    On the 4020, a 20" x 4"...
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    Bobcad used to be the poor-man's CAD-CAM... ...

    Bobcad used to be the poor-man's CAD-CAM...
    But they are trying to bleed me to death now.
    Oh, by dropping support on my version to make me shell out for a brand-new seat. Thousands.
    Nope.
    ...
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    In my particular instance, I put CAD-CAM in the...

    In my particular instance, I put CAD-CAM in the office on a laptop which is hard-linked to my shoplink radio downloader to the machines.
    This was great, no packing programs by hand down to the...
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    When it goes this far... I call my buddy...

    When it goes this far...
    I call my buddy Dave...
    M&M CNC (818) 974-3992 Pocket phone.
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    Yes, it can. But it has no skin in the game....

    Yes, it can.
    But it has no skin in the game.
    Better off with a pro.
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    My shop is dangerous and dirty. I never seen...

    My shop is dangerous and dirty.
    I never seen one that wasn't...
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    [email protected] This is your solution....

    [email protected]
    This is your solution.
    Don knows it all.
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    Every element of these machines are simple. It...

    Every element of these machines are simple.
    It is just that there are simply so many of them...
    I always start at the top.
    Oh, and the 10HP thing... you have to accout for more than the...
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