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  1. The roads do suck but I'll throw another hat in...

    The roads do suck but I'll throw another hat in the ring for Michigan. Don't know GR or Detroit very well other than I'm sure there are jobs, but the Tri-City (Saginaw, Midland, Bay City) area has a...
  2. I'm with Mike on this one. Although you have a...

    I'm with Mike on this one.

    Although you have a seat of Mastercam 2D, there's still a number of 3D cutter paths you can use - I think with all the "surface high speed" you can do one surface at a...
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    Man, you had to go deep cuts on that one.

    Man, you had to go deep cuts on that one.
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    Yeah, now I'm as upside down as you. The geometry...

    Yeah, now I'm as upside down as you. The geometry thing was a shot in the dark being that everything looked good with how you had your planes.

    Everything looks totally kosher to me, and I...
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    Answered your own question there.

    Answered your own question there.
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    Is it possible you somehow created or otherwise...

    Is it possible you somehow created or otherwise flipped your geometry so that it's running perpendicular to where you should have it oriented?

    Are your other toolpaths on that part intact and look...
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    No plane selection option on lathe drill.

    No plane selection option on lathe drill.
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    Yeah, first guess on the drill is a plane. ...

    Yeah, first guess on the drill is a plane.

    First guess on the drilling entity creation is a glitch in the matrix.

    Can you share a zip2go file?
  9. Home Learning Edition

    Home Learning Edition
  10. I never thought using the mouse wheel to scroll...

    I never thought using the mouse wheel to scroll drop down menus instead of clicking would have that great an impact on my life, but it has.
  11. For direct Mastercam questions, use EMastercam...

    For direct Mastercam questions, use EMastercam Forums. The wealth of knowledge there is typically going to serve you better, and faster, than any support you can get from this forum or even your...
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    We ran some of them in 5/8's also but mostly EDP...

    We ran some of them in 5/8's also but mostly EDP 59429, 1/2 x 1-5/8 Fl, .03R. We're prototype also so I hear you on the tool data stuff, but switching to these saved us a boatload of time...able to...
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    The numbers we settled on were 275 SFM at .0025...

    The numbers we settled on were 275 SFM at .0025 IPT, 6% stepover, length of flute axial. We ran em in shrinks, on 40 taper Haas machines.
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    I haven’t run both, but I am curious - if you’re...

    I haven’t run both, but I am curious - if you’re doing a lot of roughing, have you given the 7 flute roughers from Helical a try? We just ran a bunch of 17-4 and 13-8 in H900 condition and I think...
  15. If YOU have a personal copy of Mastercam then you...

    If YOU have a personal copy of Mastercam then you should have a reseller who you got it from that can help you get settled in with it.

    If you're admitting in open forum that you don't have a...
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    The RFQ thing is off-putting. I will say, though,...

    The RFQ thing is off-putting. I will say, though, after a decade of (mostly) legitimate machine shop work and 4 shops that had Mazak lathes, and some with Mazak mills...I've yet to see and/or meet a...
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    Here's the correspondence I got from the former...

    Here's the correspondence I got from the former Phoenix applications guy:

    "Phoenix’s contract was terminated by Doosan. Dynamic Machine of Detroit was awarded the line in Michigan and they hired...
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    Hmmm...I'm unsure what happened there, if...

    Hmmm...I'm unsure what happened there, if anything. I haven't spoken to anyone at Phoenix in almost two years. Lemme give my contact a call and see what's up.

    Edit: Just scoped out LinkedIn. The...
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    Previous shop I worked at on the West side bought...

    Previous shop I worked at on the West side bought a big Doosan lathe. No Y, but did do some live tool work with C. Machine was an absolute beast for material removal and Phoenix in Plymouth provided...
  20. I'm saying you can normally mix and match your...

    I'm saying you can normally mix and match your machine definitions with different post processors. If you use the default mill selection you are not able to use any post processor besides MPFAN.
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    Oh my, what a thin veil you have there.

    Oh my, what a thin veil you have there.
  22. Thread: Help needed

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    The first two tools look...right? CD and then...

    The first two tools look...right? CD and then drill the same bolt pattern at 54, 55, 56.

    Then the rythmn seems to take a shit as you're only tapping that bolt pattern at G54 and then those first...
  23. What machine definitions do you have? As far...

    What machine definitions do you have?

    As far as definitions go, anything 3 axis mill is going to fit the bill, as the settings are going to be mostly inconsequential. You definitely have the...
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    Fuck Sandvik.

    Fuck Sandvik.
  25. Thread: Death of a pet

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    300084 Hey, talk about the worst thread of all...

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    Hey, talk about the worst thread of all time. Sorry to hear about your loss, Mike. Life can be shit sometimes.

    Last year I had to put my little built-in-friend, Huck, to sleep. At just...
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