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    If only doing one bar, I would do as Booze...

    If only doing one bar, I would do as Booze mentioned.

    If you're doing more than one bar. Have two or three vices clamped to the table. Bolt a block to the table and drill a hole in it at a known...
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    I would say most here can. The issue is how much...

    I would say most here can. The issue is how much does that time cost? I'm not going to figure out what tolerance you need for a part unless you're paying for it. I have better things to do with my...
  3. Is this a one time thing? Is this for your use or...

    Is this a one time thing? Is this for your use or a customer? If it's a one time use and for a customer I try to see if they'll give me a mating part and are ok with me using it as a go gage....
  4. I think your idea is the right track. Not sure...

    I think your idea is the right track. Not sure how small you're talking about or the quantities, but you could do a hexagon style tombstone on the rotary. One strip per side held in with Talon Grips...
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    This was my thought. I like the MA Ford reamers

    This was my thought. I like the MA Ford reamers
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    Thats like saying you would rather go under the...

    Thats like saying you would rather go under the bridge for a rub and tug, than go to a massage parlor.
  7. I'm in the relieve the flutes and helical...

    I'm in the relieve the flutes and helical interpolate it crowd. If you can't, I second trying conventional. You could also try running it slow. Like 50SFM and .0015IPT.
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    Check with any of the major metal suppliers near...

    Check with any of the major metal suppliers near you. They should be able to laser cut that for you. You won't be able to run as fast as you want on that tube without a bunch of chatter and blowing...
  9. There's a lot of sexual tension in this room. Why...

    There's a lot of sexual tension in this room. Why don't you all just strip down and get back to the pile.
  10. Get to a doctor and have it looked at. At a...

    Get to a doctor and have it looked at. At a minimum you should be able to get some muscle relaxers and combine them with the ibuprofen to help speed up the recovery. Along with a couple trips to the...
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    Forgo the calculator and trig book. There's a ton...

    Forgo the calculator and trig book. There's a ton of cheap/free apps for your phone that will do this.

    I agree with asking the company first to know what the company supplies before buying...
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    We have used Mach Safety Glass in the past and...

    We have used Mach Safety Glass in the past and the prices were good. Like 1/5 the cost from Mazak. Machine Safety Glass, Inc. Home Page
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    Yup. That's a compression bit. As beege said, the...

    Yup. That's a compression bit. As beege said, the bottom pulls material up and the top pushes material down. It helps prevent chipping out on the top and bottom of laminated pressboard. I used to use...
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    The guys at ZPS know their stuff. Bob & Tom have...

    The guys at ZPS know their stuff. Bob & Tom have helped us out a lot on our VMC 1060's.

    That's a big heavy table to be throwing around on a diameter that small. Even after replacing the thrust...
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    Can you hit it with a file ok? If so, I would...

    Can you hit it with a file ok? If so, I would start at 50SFM with an .0008IPT. If it's dead soft, you could speed it up from there.
  16. Thread: China on Mars

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    Is North Korea looking at putting missile silos...

    Is North Korea looking at putting missile silos on Mars? We're all going to die!!!:willy_nilly:
  17. Thread: Travelers

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    We use Job Boss for quoting, travelers, PO's,...

    We use Job Boss for quoting, travelers, PO's, packlists, and invoicing.

    For travelers I fill out a routing sheet with materials and tooling needed for the jobs as well as all the processes. Our...
  18. Thanks for the input guys. pb1- The only Rev...

    Thanks for the input guys.

    pb1- The only Rev changes have been to heat treat and material. So unless I hear otherwise, N/A it is.

    :cheers:
  19. I was thinking the same. Especially since it is...

    I was thinking the same. Especially since it is where a value should be.

    We're going to put them in in the same op, so they should easily be within a couple thou of each other anyway. So I'm not...
  20. GD&T help needed. Box with line through it in relation to True Position

    Can someone tell me what the meaning of the rectangle box with the line through it is?

    This is off of a print from 1976 and is noted Geometric Symbols Per USASI Y14.5. I'm not finding anything on...
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    Run dry for milling. Maybe an air blast to clear...

    Run dry for milling. Maybe an air blast to clear chips. 250-300 SFM with .0025ipt. Go TiAlN or AlTiN coated.

    For drilling 135° split point cobalt stub drills work well. About 40 SFM and .003"/rev...
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    I would be trying about .008"/rev. I've never had...

    I would be trying about .008"/rev. I've never had much luck feeding those multiflute carbide csinks slow.
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    This. Neck that endmill and go with a smaller...

    This. Neck that endmill and go with a smaller cutter. All of that engagement is going to kill you.
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    If it's no sweat off your back, I would donate it...

    If it's no sweat off your back, I would donate it to the local tech school. They should love that and it gets it out of your way.
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    I used a drill press this way minus the vise....

    I used a drill press this way minus the vise. Worked just fine. A 1/2" bolt through each one to keep our shop made extensions from slipping around(we had some 2"x4" tube laying around)
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