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    My taps usually break when I flex them.

    My taps usually break when I flex them.
  2. I think that the technology is prone to being...

    I think that the technology is prone to being outdated in less than a decade, heck even five years. If you don't plan to keep your car very long, then it's probably no big deal. If you like to hold...
  3. 90K? That's seems high for the Lynx

    90K? That's seems high for the Lynx
  4. Granted I have a newer Doosan, I still only have...

    Granted I have a newer Doosan, I still only have 512K of memory. I use one of these adapters:

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0009M069Y/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_8?smid=A1PW9837098U4T&psc=1
    ...
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    Sounds like a great place.

    Sounds like a great place.
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    I've used Smith Optics in the past. They have a...

    I've used Smith Optics in the past. They have a high-impact polycarbonate line of glasses some of them look good. Be aware they are not cheap.

    Smith Elite Eye Pro Sunglasses Men's: Smith United...
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    See this guy right here. He makes great products...

    See this guy right here. He makes great products and he makes it easy to give him my money. I don't have to call up and get quotes or play phone tag with a salesman. I just log in and add items to my...
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    Nice pen, I've got a TWSBI 580 diamond that I use...

    Nice pen, I've got a TWSBI 580 diamond that I use sometimes. I prefer the Pilots though, the vanishing point and custom 92 are my go-to pens. I usually use Noodlers heart of darkness for black and...
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    I work at an engineering school. We start the...

    I work at an engineering school. We start the freshman on NX during their first semester here and gradually build them up over the course of their time here. By the time they are seniors they have a...
  10. Can those be converted to a Prototrak system?

    Can those be converted to a Prototrak system?
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    Quantity of parts? Budget? What kind of...

    Quantity of parts? Budget? What kind of tolerances are you wanting to hold? The 5axis world can be pretty broad depending on what you are looking for.
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    Here you go: Advanced CNC Speed And Feed...

    Here you go:

    Advanced CNC Speed And Feed Machinist Calculator - HSMAdvisor

    Well worth the money.
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    I've personally seen two people get their hands...

    I've personally seen two people get their hands pulled into spinning end mills when wearing gloves. The aftermath is not pretty and I would advise anyone against wearing gloves around anything...
  14. Did you get a .edu email address when you went to...

    Did you get a .edu email address when you went to that college? If you did and you still have it, go here:

    Free Student Software Downloads | Autodesk Education Community

    You can sign up with a...
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    https://i.ibb.co/6nRS9Gf/pb.jpg...

    https://i.ibb.co/6nRS9Gf/pb.jpg

    I'm ready to machine!
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    Good luck, I emailed them about a month ago for a...

    Good luck, I emailed them about a month ago for a quote and haven't heard a peep from them.
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    How about a Doosan?

    How about a Doosan?
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    Looks like a Tormach, congratulations!

    Looks like a Tormach, congratulations!
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    Wow that's amazing.

    Wow that's amazing.
  20. This is what I use, I work in a university...

    This is what I use, I work in a university environment and the machines can go a month or more without being ran. Haven't had any odor or any problems out of it at all.
  21. Show us the money making side!

    Show us the money making side!
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    I have the exact same setup. Maritool also sells...

    I have the exact same setup. Maritool also sells a probe calibration master if you want to spend the money.

    CAT4 Tool Probe Calibrator - Made in USA MariTool
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    Before Probe: ...

    Before Probe:

    https://image.ibb.co/gHth3L/stone-age.jpg

    After probe:

    https://preview.ibb.co/mhcQOL/jetsons-cartoon-still-h-2012.jpg
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    Yes, it makes life so much easier. I had never...

    Yes, it makes life so much easier. I had never used one in my career until about 5 years ago, after I had seen how quickly they could locate xyz, I never wanted to break out the indicator or edge...
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    If you want to know what goes into an expensive...

    If you want to know what goes into an expensive watch, look no further:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGPjFFMD3c0
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