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    the floor will be 6" thick and all the prep work...

    the floor will be 6" thick and all the prep work is done my father owned a construction company ( retired now ) he handled it all so its all good I just had a question about the foam and weight.
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    In floor heat question

    I am in the process of finishing up my new building and radiant heat is an option to me.

    My question is has anyone had any problems with the foam under the pad with heavy machines on the floor. I...
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    +/-.005 temp in the chuck is almost the same...

    +/-.005

    temp in the chuck is almost the same as sitting not much different around 68-70 deg.
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    using all sharp positive polished inserts.

    using all sharp positive polished inserts.
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    Turning, Chuck pressure is all the way down...

    Turning, Chuck pressure is all the way down holding in pie jaws.

    I have seen your truck around (white chevy?). you are really close to me.

    Thanks Jason,
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    UHMWPE Growing

    Hi All,

    Im working with bigger Diameter (5" DIA.) UHMWPE for the first time I have made smaller parts under 1" before.

    Parts are coming out good but growing .01-.015 after sitting for a few...
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    You know after reading this it jogged my...

    You know after reading this it jogged my memory:scratchchin:........... I just walked out to the lathe and popped 2 blocks off of the three that haven't moved in three years(ish). The cams are all...
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    If I put the center boss back on the turret the...

    If I put the center boss back on the turret the hole will sweep between .004-.008 off center-line since new (They are parallel to the z axis the ledge on the block is good). My rep told me when he...
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    yeah that makes sense. the fact its getting that...

    yeah that makes sense. the fact its getting that hot to grow that much is crazy. It makes sense that the screw/nut would get hot from the gas struts being bad.

    Jason,
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    .0083 growth in z from a warmup cycle yeah that...

    .0083 growth in z from a warmup cycle yeah that is crazy........ I have never seen anything close to that on a vertical.

    Jason,
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    Back at my last job we had all Hurcos I seem to...

    Back at my last job we had all Hurcos I seem to remember the control always using the brake on the 4th in conversational and not when I ran the machines on straight G code from our cam software. I...
  12. You would be better of spending the $8-$10,000 on...

    You would be better of spending the $8-$10,000 on the processor upgrade. You would loose about the same money on resale anyway (if not more) if you tried to retrofit that machine with mach3. no one...
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    I wasn't even mad about the lathe, it was...

    I wasn't even mad about the lathe, it was something else LoL:soapbox:

    Jason,
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    I have a 2012 ST-10, I have had it since new. ...

    I have a 2012 ST-10, I have had it since new.

    I have only had 3 issues with the lathe.

    1) the drain tube that runs from the spindle extension box to the conveyor area was way too long and...
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    I only have 1 of those got it for a steal with a...

    I only have 1 of those got it for a steal with a ton of jaws but I need two double vises when I run them so I always just use the Kurts.

    Jason,
  16. Thats what I was thinking. Plus it looks like it...

    Thats what I was thinking. Plus it looks like it says (Matsuura systems MX2) above the control on the cabinet.
  17. I have Honestly looked at this machine many times...

    I have Honestly looked at this machine many times on ebay because its 45min away from me and I like My Matsuuras. I have two MX3 machines now and I don't want to go any older. My next Mill will be a...
  18. That machine is on ebay as well Mori Seiki...

    That machine is on ebay as well

    Mori Seiki MH4 Horizontal Machining Center 21 Centroid and Yaskawa Upgrade | eBay

    Jason,
  19. that looks like a mx2 machine. With that being...

    that looks like a mx2 machine. With that being said two really good sources to keep that machine running are around here (Massachusetts) Powercut Machinery and Sato Electronics.

    Jason,
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    I have 2 new 688's on one of my mills 2 675's on...

    I have 2 new 688's on one of my mills 2 675's on the other and 2 6" kurt hdl6 doubles honestly the one kurt product I am really happy with is the sidewinder I bought last year. I have a couple 4"...
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    that really looks handy. I may have to look into...

    that really looks handy. I may have to look into this.

    Jason,
  22. Small lot centerless grinding in MA NH ME

    I figured I would ask you guys who in the northeast you use for small lot centerless. I have a prototype job I need turned around in a week.

    any direction would be appreciated.

    Jason,
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    Nice Russ, Excellent choice of rigger, Ed is...

    Nice Russ,

    Excellent choice of rigger, Ed is great to deal with and his shop is right around the corner from me.

    Jason,
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    MSC is your best bet for overnight ( even though...

    MSC is your best bet for overnight ( even though I dislike them:mad5: ) a 431 with the smaller radius will be better for breaking the chip. that one you linked is the 432.

    Jason,
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    I did right after I posted. But Bobw is right at...

    I did right after I posted. But Bobw is right at least he isn't selling something.
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