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    I'm formally protesting all the English posters...

    I'm formally protesting all the English posters for being Sinister.

    They drive on the left, have Leftist policies (health care for all? Even the poor? Communism!), and probably are all...
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    Because it's not the Dane's to sell. It has its...

    Because it's not the Dane's to sell. It has its own autonomous population that has the right to vote for independence if it wishes too.

    It's like your neighbor selling me your car - money might...
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    I think digger has a point - if you have to use a...

    I think digger has a point - if you have to use a cane, and you already busted your ankle with the previous machine, it would make sense to arrange with a service to clear your snow.

    If you really...
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    Back on topic... At least part of his...

    Back on topic...

    At least part of his motivation is monument building. I fully expect more moves of this nature, although with good luck he'll have less than two more years to do so.

    From a...
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    If he's a youngster (god, I'm getting old), he...

    If he's a youngster (god, I'm getting old), he may not be familiar with the issue, would be worth doing some searching for "gold plating diffusion copper" to get some background. Like this:

    Gold...
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    Same pockets, different line name... "One...

    Same pockets, different line name...

    "One ringy-dingy. Two ringy-dingy..."
  7. Waiting for someone to come along with a $10K...

    Waiting for someone to come along with a $10K retrofit kit that mimics the Haas control. Keep the motors, just new cards and amps.

    Anyone? Bueller?
  8. I think it's the same guy who ordered the 4th of...

    I think it's the same guy who ordered the 4th of July parade in his own honor. But heck, the miasma of treachery and lies that's been coming from the White House the last couple of years has dimmed...
  9. That'll never work. I tried the same thing when...

    That'll never work. I tried the same thing when I changed the name of my company from "ACME Machine" to "Not-ACME Machine", but I still got the damn bills...
  10. Well, Boris - it seems you fled from a despotic...

    Well, Boris - it seems you fled from a despotic regime, but brought too many of its precepts with you. I'll save myself some headaches and put you on ignore now.
  11. Well, nice to meet you. As far as your...

    Well, nice to meet you. As far as your "paradise", I agree it isn't, not due to ideology but due to common old dictatorship under whatever guise it tries to sell itself as. Russia has a lot of...
  12. Not sure where's you're coming from. I can say...

    Not sure where's you're coming from. I can say that your last sentence is true, with a caveat - a lot of bad people think they're "good", including the two most recent mass shooters. They thought...
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    By the way, does your plating requirement call...

    By the way, does your plating requirement call for direct silver over the copper? I remember that when I had a gold on copper need there had to be a barrier coat of nickel to prevent diffusion of...
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    These guys claim they can plate large electrical...

    These guys claim they can plate large electrical parts: Silver Plating Services of Electrical Equipment Parts-Youngstown, Ohio

    But I have no direct experience with them. If you haven't tried...
  15. I'd also double-check that your collet is holding...

    I'd also double-check that your collet is holding the bar firmly. If you're getting excess vibration from the bar rattling around you'll pound the insert edge to dust pretty quickly.
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    Shipping that much copper by truck, I'd get...

    Shipping that much copper by truck, I'd get insurance for full value and double check the carrier's reputation. Talk about a hit if it "falls off the back" somewhere in transit...
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    Do some test cuts on a scrap of Al before...

    Do some test cuts on a scrap of Al before committing to the actual part. My .0008/tooth is just a quick guess, you can confirm with Harvey about best feed when using limited RPM. You also want to...
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    4500 RPM is fine, just use a slower feed (and...

    4500 RPM is fine, just use a slower feed (and IPM, not IPS), perhaps .0008/tooth. Mill the slot to max width first, figure out where the safest entry point is for the dovetail cutter and open that...
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    Most concrete anchor studs are around grade 5 or...

    Most concrete anchor studs are around grade 5 or so equivalency in strength. With a properly drilled and tapped hole in 1" thick A36 plate, and a cap screw of the right length to get near full...
  20. Easy to make your own, use a few 6-32 set screws...

    Easy to make your own, use a few 6-32 set screws to lock the shank in.

    And if you don't want to go that route, call these guys, they seem to offer threaded shanks in 5-40, 10-32, and 1/4-28:
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  21. Thread: Recession?

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    Ouch! Well, I look forward to working into my...

    Ouch! Well, I look forward to working into my 80's, darn glad I like what I do.

    Say, is eyesight and hearing important when machining? Asking for a friend...
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    Try these guys Monday (they're closed Fridays):...

    Try these guys Monday (they're closed Fridays): Plating for Electronics, Inc | Metal Finishing and Laser Marking Leadership

    At least when we used them for space stuff in the 90's/2K, they did high...
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    And if I remember correctly (and I do) SAPA is...

    And if I remember correctly (and I do) SAPA is now Hydro.

    SAPA is now Hydro - Google Search.
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    Oi! Cheap, fast, reliable, and with a nice pine...

    Oi! Cheap, fast, reliable, and with a nice pine scent? Dang, you want everything... ;)

    Is the conveyor TBD, or is in place already? Low, to allow space for an enclosed cutting mechanism above...
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    Low speed, sharp carbide reamer, feed as fast as...

    Low speed, sharp carbide reamer, feed as fast as you're comfortable with, and if this is something you'll be doing a lot of you'll want to get a PCD-tipped reamer for good life and cutting action.
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