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    By chance are any of the axi's near full travel?...

    By chance are any of the axi's near full travel?

    I have had overtravel before with no alarm.
    This can happen sometimes if you shut it down at HOME position and for whatever reason - it hits the...
  2. Thread: Ox's Shop '08

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    OH! I didn't git the memo! :eek: I think...

    OH!

    I didn't git the memo! :eek:

    I think that ours was all just straight line, but there could have been some small unseen twisties in there somewhere...

    I did see some pics of a bunch of...
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    How about pushing it back in? My 16# sledge aint...

    How about pushing it back in?
    My 16# sledge aint gunna be of much use I'm afraid.

    :o


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    Have you HOMED the machine? Some MTB's don't...

    Have you HOMED the machine?

    Some MTB's don't let you have control of the machine (MPG) until you have homed that axis.
    I don't like that - and a fella could git stuck with a tool up under a...
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    Well, I'm not concerned with the application as I...

    Well, I'm not concerned with the application as I was just asked to make the part, not design it.
    And since I didn't even follow the few reply's surrounding the actual "how to make" question, then I...
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    Yeah, I guess. But then much of our stuff comes...

    Yeah, I guess. But then much of our stuff comes straight down 80/90 from there.
    I hadn't heard anything about ChiTown via news or anything, but I did have a mail this morning from a Heat Treat, or...
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    It's just a gearbox with a set of miter gears and...

    It's just a gearbox with a set of miter gears and a few bearings.
    If you can't git the bearings and seals, likely the other guys kan't either. (Wuhan issues?)

    It's not nearly the rocket science...
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    So I took off headed to Ft. Wayne, Indiana to...

    So I took off headed to Ft. Wayne, Indiana to deliver customer parts as well as drop off at heat treat. (happen to be next door to each other).
    Skies looked quite threatening, so had the skid...
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    Well, if out there is anything like around the...

    Well, if out there is anything like around the Great Lakes (US and Canada both), now is likely a great time to be listed!
    I'd be gitt'n it done quick tho!


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  10. I almost always run serrated pads on the Main...

    I almost always run serrated pads on the Main spindle and smooths on the sub.

    Yes, I would run a pull-back on the main. A dead length on the sub is not a bad idea.

    I would definately run the...
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    I prefer cloth seats! :eek: ...

    I prefer cloth seats! :eek:


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    Yes! You can't use a cresting insert in this...

    Yes!

    You can't use a cresting insert in this app.

    I guess I seldom use a crester on (small) bores.




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    Now that you mention it - Hu doesn't seem to post...

    Now that you mention it - Hu doesn't seem to post so much these days does he?


    As for the Q:

    I was tought the recess trick years ago from a mentor on the multi-spindles, but his tool of choice...
  14. Another variation of the same app is when used in...

    Another variation of the same app is when used in Z.

    So - you have a dogbone in T2 and you want to use it before and after a shoulder...
    Actually - no ... a better example is if you want to cut...
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    Chasing bears? Are the bears Bad News? When...

    Chasing bears?

    Are the bears Bad News?

    When it comes to {black} bears, I would just park and wait on any trail.
    They need to take a dump sooner or later!


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  16. Yeah, prolly should make a note under the T707...

    Yeah, prolly should make a note under the T707 callout that there IS another T code burried in the code and NOT at an N number.


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    I was just rummaging through Ebay, Craig's, and...

    I was just rummaging through Ebay, Craig's, and FB Marketplace today looking for an upgrade.
    I have an old (70's) Snap-On unit that I bought on Ebay 15 yrs ago, only to find that it wasn't nearly as...
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    3 Wire Buss on a 4 Wire System?

    Is there any hope of being able to use 3 wire buss if the only service available is 4 wire?
    I have oodles of old Westinghouse buss line that I am currently using, as well as squirrelled away.
    If I...
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    Doo doggies get honorary Iron Butt awards? I'm...

    Doo doggies get honorary Iron Butt awards?

    I'm thinkin' that doggie got some serious bragging rights!


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    Wow! I take it that the truck driver bought...

    Wow!

    I take it that the truck driver bought you a new bike?


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  21. Oh come on ... you wouldn't go to all that - just...

    Oh come on ... you wouldn't go to all that - just b/c of a short term room issue ???

    You could easilly set some up under your overhang couldn't'chew?
    Or even out front on the approach?

    An...
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    You know - some folks are so wrapped up in safety...

    You know - some folks are so wrapped up in safety and survival, that they forget (or simply don't understand) what "living" is all about.

    It's a whole lot safer to not go for the ride, but the...
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    Not sure if there is anything "new" about that?

    I would have produced the code line to Uxxx Z-500 and then incorporated the offset 17 into the next line which logically is a X move at the...
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    I would highly recommend a threading tool over a...

    I would highly recommend a threading tool over a grooving tool any day on this!


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  25. Thread: Npt - nptf

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    I wouldn't know how the parts would ever pass if...

    I wouldn't know how the parts would ever pass if the 6 step falls through - either internal or external.
    You are basically beyond Minimum Material Condition.

    Now - if you could face the part off,...
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