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    Does anyone know if these USB/Serial devices...

    Does anyone know if these USB/Serial devices allow you to transfer files from the USB drive to the internal controller memory or are they limited to only running the program off the uSB via the DNC...
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    Here is a video of their shop in Illinois:...

    Here is a video of their shop in Illinois: MariTool Factory Tour! How they make CAT4 Tool Holders! - YouTube
  3. Thank you everyone for the replies. I appreciate...

    Thank you everyone for the replies. I appreciate the feedback. I did a search for 'Haas Coldfire' and it appears the 1st generation boards are now obsolete and Haas doesn't sell replacements anymore....
  4. Haas controller capabilities and updates over the years?

    Hello everyone. A friend of mine would like to add a CNC vertical to his business. I will be assisting him with some of the work. He is interested in finding a used VF2 as both of us are familiar...
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    68F is the standard. In my opinion, both the shop...

    68F is the standard. In my opinion, both the shop and meteorology area should be this to keep everything at an even temperature. I guess it would depend on how accurate of work you are doing.
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    Part was measured in our Zeiss UMC Carat that's...

    Part was measured in our Zeiss UMC Carat that's guaranteed to 1 micron. The diameter was scanned with 5,000 points of data and a GDT roundness profile. The Yasda and our Studer cylindrical grinder...
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    I've held .00003 roundness in our Yasda 640V (I...

    I've held .00003 roundness in our Yasda 640V (I think it was close to a 3" diameter).
  8. Looking for endmill suggestions on roughing aluminum

    Hello everyone! I'm working on a new production machining project and looking for some advice. Though I've worked with aluminum for years, this is my first large scale project. We are looking at...
  9. Anyone know of coaxial indicator capable of .0001 or better?

    We routinely need .0001 on picking up bore centers. We waste a lot of time with a mirror and a standard test indicator. A coaxial indicator sure would be handy but from what I've seen, most don't...
  10. Bridgeport for $2,000...need to know what I'm getting into.

    Hello all! Kind of new to this board. I'm looking into buying my first mill. Though I'm familiar with machine tooling, I'm not with purchasing equipment. I've came across a Bridgeport through word of...
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    I got the opportunity to go to IMTS in 2004 as a...

    I got the opportunity to go to IMTS in 2004 as a student. I would like to go again next year but doubt the company I work for would send me (not high enough on the totem poll yet). Anyways I wanted...
  12. Here is the situation. When creating a mold core...

    Here is the situation. When creating a mold core to produce threads on the molded part, the plastic is going to shrink in all directions (including the pitch of the threads). Say you needed a 1"x13...
  13. E-Stop: So boring the hole to 2.227" at the very...

    E-Stop: So boring the hole to 2.227" at the very face is what I need before cutting threads correct? And yes 1.5" is probably not necessary for depth. Now that I look at the fitting, 1.1" deep would...
  14. Hello all. I'm a student in machining and need...

    Hello all. I'm a student in machining and need your help. A friend of mine gave me a project that I'm capable of doing but just need some dimensions for some threads. Basically is a rotating assembly...
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    Just wondering if anyone knew of a site that had...

    Just wondering if anyone knew of a site that had prints of different projects that I might be able to make in my machining class.
  16. JRIowa: I was thinking of something on the lines...

    JRIowa: I was thinking of something on the lines of that too. Just having a pic of some sort of maching equipment really doesn't say a whole lot. The orinal idea was of just the spindle part of a CNC...
  17. RAS: If you wanted to come up with some ideas...

    RAS: If you wanted to come up with some ideas that would be great. Just send them to [email protected]
  18. I need some ideas for a logo that would be...

    I need some ideas for a logo that would be embroidered on the back of a jacket for our school machinist club. A while back had a Haas CNC mill with NDSCS above it and Machine Tooling below it. We...
  19. We have one of those wireless doorbells where the...

    We have one of those wireless doorbells where the speaker plugs into the outlet and the doorbell itself takes a 9V battery. No wires and haven't replaced a battery for over 5 years I know for sure...
  20. I need to buy a 6" Caliper and three micrometers...

    I need to buy a 6" Caliper and three micrometers covering 0-3". Which of these brands do you prefer? Who makes a better electronic caliper for the money? I know this might be a Chevy vs. Ford kinda...
  21. Thanks for the information guys. I found an 11...

    Thanks for the information guys. I found an 11 drawer Kennedy on eBay I might try to pickup. Thanks much.
  22. I am in need of a tool chest and would like your...

    I am in need of a tool chest and would like your opinions. I don't want something real small but it can't be huge either (and can't be a cart). Here are some chests that I've found:
    Kennedy 52611 11...
  23. Hello all! First I have to say I'm new to this...

    Hello all! First I have to say I'm new to this board. I did a quick search on google for machining forum and this one came up. I will be attending North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS) this...
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