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  1. Thanks fellows. My shop is more small production...

    Thanks fellows. My shop is more small production and prototyping. I'm going to order some YG1 to test out. I've always love Helical and how fast I could run them, even on my 1.5hp machine.
  2. Good Drill set/ taps for general material

    Ever since I got my VF2ssyt 3 weeks ago, I've been drowning in tooling options now that I have the power to run such tooling. One of the areas I lack is drilling and taps. I ran some rigid...
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    Mist collectors

    I'm looking at one for my Haas vf2ssyt. Curious what you guys run and how it has been holding up. I would prefer to get one that does not have a lot parts that have to be replace during service ...
  4. This is what I do now, but I could of swore I...

    This is what I do now, but I could of swore I read that could change a setting to make it do it automatically.
  5. How to get Z to return to zero after probing WCS

    How does one go about doing this? I was hoping it was in a setting in the control but looks like it's code?

    When doing probing work coordinates, I want the probe to find them and rapid back up to...
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    Ridge air system. Maxline. It's Pex/Al/Pex pipe...

    Ridge air system. Maxline. It's Pex/Al/Pex pipe basically.
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    Curious as to what other videos are out there,...

    Curious as to what other videos are out there, since this is unlisted.
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    Organization

    Finished the shop the same week I took delivery of my new VF2SSYT. You can see my first machine coward in the corner like a whipped dog, lol. I'm loving the new haas, somethings I have to get use...
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    Also if you open the electrical cabinet door, on...

    Also if you open the electrical cabinet door, on the inside of the door is the inspection sheet.

    You just need to have air and power hooked up to it, Haas comes out and does everything else.
  10. Mine https://i.imgur.com/BZELwAfl.png

    Mine

    https://i.imgur.com/BZELwAfl.png
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    I'm to the owner and operator of my machine. ...

    I'm to the owner and operator of my machine. Like you I'm OCD about keeping my machine care for and why I posted this "silly question". Thank you for the well wrote explaintion of your way. I...
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    Drano eat alum, ok for steel?

    had a mishap that caught in time to cause any damage, however I have alum galling on my face mill. Doing some search on here and Drano was recommend. They only had the hair type,...
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    I would think lithium grease would be a no go? ...

    I would think lithium grease would be a no go? But I don't know, figure you want the taper to be kept clean as possible.
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    Light oil and grease recommendation?

    I got my new VF2ss commissioned last week. I keep reading about light oil for taper of the spindle, with so much different types of oil makes up now, curious what other people are using.
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  15. VF2 Coolant tanke clearance and skimmer

    Have a new VF2ssyt coming in 2 weeks. Been laying out the shop but I haven't been able to get a creditable number on, is how much room do I need for the coolant tank to service it/clean it?


    With...
  16. Please post your finished unit. Looks like I'm...

    Please post your finished unit.

    Looks like I'm putting the back of the machine 30-36" off the side wall like shown below


    274751
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    In opt to it's 50" or so, going by memory. I'm...

    In opt to it's 50" or so, going by memory. I'm keeping all the feet on one slab, but by placing the mill on the same wall, across the room I can push it back to being 36" off the. There is no...
  18. You load out the front pretty easy on the VF2? I...

    You load out the front pretty easy on the VF2? I never done it before, we didn't have 4th at community college. Once the machines are set, I'm not moving them unless it's a last resort.
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    So it's looking like with the way I need to...

    So it's looking like with the way I need to position my mill in my shop to provide the max floor space, I would have to go through the front. I know can I hack down my engine hoist for ground...
  20. I got quotes for the swing out cranes and they...

    I got quotes for the swing out cranes and they are pricier than I originally thought. Looks like I'll just be building my own.
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    Table stones

    Happy New Year to everyone!

    Expecting my first piece of new equipment (VF-2ssyt) at the end of Jan. What stones are you guys using on your mill table? Below is one I've always used on my Chinese...
  22. Diesel started to get a bad wrap when all the EPA...

    Diesel started to get a bad wrap when all the EPA bs has to be put on them. Cummins 5.9 motor is vuritally bullet proof (P pump motors)
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    First VMC...tooling

    The ER32 collet sett comes with up to 3/4. I've limited my self to 3/8 from small machine, it would cut with a 1/2 but trade for a increase cycle time. I've got some 1/2" endmils coming with LOC...
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    Thanks guys, I did remove the extra 1/8 collet in...

    Thanks guys, I did remove the extra 1/8 collet in er32 for more in er16.-

    I’ve reached out to a few tooling manufactures and one came back with a one time discount. So I’m trying to take...
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    I'm ordering some YG1 tooling to try out, most of...

    I'm ordering some YG1 tooling to try out, most of what I've always used as been 45 degree helix from Helical.

    When I was taking night classes, we never went over different helix rates. To keep...
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