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    Depending on qty ^ those will certainly do it,...

    Depending on qty ^ those will certainly do it, but be prepared for sticker shock, especially in larger diameters.
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    As mentioned in the previous posts... more rpm =...

    As mentioned in the previous posts... more rpm = bettr IMO. My thought is you can make up HP with dynamic milling so I think that is a wash (unless you are drilling large holes, etc). And just...
  3. Well I guess that has been all of them, lucky me...

    Well I guess that has been all of them, lucky me I guess. (I'm at a decent place now I want to say)



    Yabutttt... Teach, I think we (collectively) can agree you are in the minority with a good...
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    No I don't think so. Never had a problem in the...

    No I don't think so. Never had a problem in the past with work offsets. I did figure out my X problem (at least I'm not going nuts LoL). Had my datum at the fixture instead of part... :leaving:
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  5. Call me a dick or whatever, but I think Bob here...

    Call me a dick or whatever, but I think Bob here is starting to get dementia or somethin' ....

    Who the fuck knows any CEO's that gives two shits about their employees? Hands up please (hands...
  6. Well it's your (the customers) money so... BUT I...

    Well it's your (the customers) money so... BUT I agree with you a .1251" pin WILL NOT fit into a .1251" hole. even if the hole is perfect, some clearance has to be allowed. I would ask them "what are...
  7. Good question, but as I stated, I make just...

    Good question, but as I stated, I make just slightly less than that doing much simpler work so....???

    (ps, I have done 4/5 axis work, worked in prototype military drone engine work, top secret...
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    OLD Mastercam x6 issues

    So this probably won't get many responses as this software version is pretty old.

    Posted a program yesterday Op1 and Op2, both set to work offset -1 (first available), posted both out as G55...?...
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    Discount my previous post then. :hole:

    Discount my previous post then. :hole:
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    Haas makes one that has roughly 3" (I think...

    Haas makes one that has roughly 3" (I think without checking..) of stroke. Activated by a simple toggle switch, adjustable air pressure to change holding force. Love ours. :cloud9:
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    My wife had it pretty bad. Like a terrible flu,...

    My wife had it pretty bad. Like a terrible flu, sick, achy, stuffy, etc. Has lingering effects Doc said likely won't go away. I didn't get it though we slept in the same bed, shared living area, etc....
  12. :rolleyes5::rolleyes5: I make slightly less...

    :rolleyes5::rolleyes5:

    I make slightly less than that, doing mostly 3 axis work, with a bit of (uncomplicated) 4th axis stuff....

    People these days... 75K WOW! (perfectly average IMO for a...
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    Because when you need 23 or 24 tools.. Our...

    Because when you need 23 or 24 tools..

    Our older Haas machines only have 20 pockets, and it gets to be a PITA when you have a job that needs 21 or 22 tools...
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    Not sure what you mean by a "good" spotting /...

    Not sure what you mean by a "good" spotting / chamfering tool, but we use these -

    https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/06298541

    The tip diameter is about .005" so they work well if...
  15. A good post is one that works. Bottom Line. It...

    A good post is one that works. Bottom Line. It should be bullet proof (to an extent), it should post what you want to see, IE comments, coolant on and off at the correct lines, etc...

    One thing to...
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    I've said it before, and I will repeat... I am...

    I've said it before, and I will repeat... I am NOT a business owner, so maybe I am all washed up, but Xometry seems like a bottom feeder preying on the weak and vulnerable... They are going to make...
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    From KS Overlord Robotics CorporationCreator5...

    From KS

    Overlord Robotics CorporationCreator5 months ago


    We did get the shipment of all our machined parts from the US, as well as the stepper motors and some of the other smaller components...
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    My thoughts exactly! :D That loser said he had...

    My thoughts exactly! :D

    That loser said he had a cell set up just for Xometry because it was so "profitable" but then turned around and said he wasn't just waiting for those jobs... :rolleyes5:
  19. @ Teach You are correct about moving up for...

    @ Teach

    You are correct about moving up for the most part. But your examples fall back on the guy

    1) not having the drive to learn more
    2) not having the brain power to learn more (and I mean...
  20. Absolutely! Now I *think* almost every...

    Absolutely! Now I *think* almost every carbide/tooling company offers some "exotic/proprietary" coating such as

    Nacro, Firex, Nano-*, Wxl... you get lost trying to find the perfect coating :D
  21. Ok fair enough, but the job you are in now...

    Ok fair enough, but the job you are in now doesn't require a college degree? Not saying you don't have to be smart to do what we do, but I think in my almost 30 years of this trade I've only had one...
  22. I drive by this everyday to work. Google Maps...

    I drive by this everyday to work.
    Google Maps

    and a couple blocks down
    Google Maps

    For those not inclined to look, it's a McLaren Rolls Royce Bentley Maserati Alfa Romeo dealership.
  23. Ummm? Did you go to college to get above the...

    Ummm? Did you go to college to get above the minimum wage mark? I did not. I did go to trade school... 2 nights a week, 4 years, same schedule as school (summers off) AND purchased and made tools,...
  24. Titanium coatings TiN, TiCN, TiAlN, AlTiN - ...

    Titanium coatings TiN, TiCN, TiAlN, AlTiN - HANNIBAL CARBIDE TOOL, INC.

    A quick primer for anyone interested. I've been out of milling any type of steel for years now, but I know some...
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    Thanks alot! Now we'll have more ambulance...

    Thanks alot! Now we'll have more ambulance chasers! :crazy:

    "Your honor, my client saw the defendant wearing a shirt saying Ballpark hot dogs were the best and he got distracted because my client...
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